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Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower and the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

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'A fascinating exploration of human greed and self-delusion and also a tribute to our ageless search for beauty' DEBORAH MOGGACH. In 1630s' Holland thousands of people, from the wealthiest merchants to the lowest street traders, were caught up in a frenzy of buying and selling. The object of the speculation was not oil or gold, but the tulip, a delicate and exotic bloom that had just arrived from the east. Over three years, rare tulip bulbs changed hands for sums that would have bought a house in Amsterdam: a single bulb ...

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Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower and the Extraordinary Passions it Aroused 2010, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780753827994

Mass-market paperback

Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused 2001, Crown Publishing Group (NY), New York

ISBN-13: 9780609807651

Trade paperback

Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower and the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused 2001, G. K. Hall & Company, Waterville, ME

ISBN-13: 9780754016526

Unknown binding

Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower and the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused 2000, Crown Publishing Group (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780609604397

Hardcover

Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower and the Extraordinary Passions it Aroused 2000, Orion mass market paperback, London

ISBN-13: 9780575402508

Paperback