Lot 180 of 302:
A Modern Herbal - Peregrine Press  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$168
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
A Modern Herbal

Author:
Evans, Patricia

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
The Porpoise Bookshop

Date:
1961

Description:
87 pp. Illustrations by Rick Barton. Pictorial endpapers, title-page vignette, 42 linoleum block plates. (4to) original full white Toyama paper covered boards, pictorially stamped in green and lettered in green at the spine; housed in green board slipcase; printed in black and green on hand-made Japanese Murasaki vellum. One of 165 copies printed at the Peregrine Press. First Edition.

Plant life in the San Francisco Bay area, with an account of the history, cookery, and lore of more than 40 herbs, each illustrated with a full page linoleum block.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear and sunning to slipcase; just a bit of spotting to spine; ownership inkstamp to pastedowns; near fine or better.


 
Item number:
307102
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