Lot 213 of 302:
Leaf book Garden of Health  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Garden of Health
Author:
Shaffer, Ellen
Place:
[San Francisco]
Publisher:
Book Club of California
Date:
1957
Description:

Includes an original leaf from the Hortus Santatis (1499) tipped in; plus many illustrations after medieval manuscripts throughout. (4to), cloth-backed pictorial boards, plain paper jacket. One of 300 copies designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy.

Prospectus laid in. The inserted leaf in this copy contains two wood cut illustrations.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light soiling to boards with darkening to spine and edges, mild corner bumps; original leaf with some staining and some loss near top of left edge; very good or better.
 
Item number:
307100
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