Lot 57 of 478:
Arpad Plesch Mille et un Livres Botaniques 1/50  

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Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
Mille et un Livres Botaniques, repertoire bibliographique de la bibliotheque Arpad Plesch

Author:
Plesch, Arpad

Place:
Brussels

Publisher:
Arcade

Date:
1973

Description:

517, [2] pp. Tipped in color plates and additional illustrations in text. (4to) 29.5 x26 cm (11½x10¼"), green decorative cloth, gilt spine, illustrated endpapers, green cloth slipcase. No. 31 of 50 deluxe copies. First Edition.

Rare deluxe edition of Arpad Plesch's catalogue of his own magnificent library of illustrated botanical books, which was dispersed at Sotheby's in 1975-76. Bibliographical references. Records several thousand botanical works. This deluxe copy with gilt and morocco cover label, reading: "Ex-Libris Arpad Plesch." No auction records for this limited edition could be located. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear and soiling to slipcase; volume fine.


 
Item number:
283663
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