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    Garden Spice and Wild Pot-Herbs

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    Book #51419
    Author: Abbe, Elfriede (Illustrator), Walter Conrad Muenscher, Myron Arthur Rice
    Illustrator: Elfriede Abbe
    Publisher: Elfriede Abbe
    Publish location: Ithaca, New York
    Year published: 1954
    Description: 1/2 green leather + paper-covered boards, quarto. Original wood-block and zinc plates; 1 folding plate. Limited edition, #13/90. Printed on on hand-made Japanese Kochi paper. "The illustrations printed directly from original wood-blocks, except the cuts on pages 69 & 156 which are from zinc plates. Nearly all the illustrations were made from living plants grown at Ithaca, All type-setting and printing were done by the artist. Ninety copies were hand-printed on hand-made Japanese Kochi paper. This is copy number 13." Pages untrimmed. 211 pp. Mild foxing to page edges. Thumbprint size light stain on leading edge of last 22 pp, not affecting text, else FINE.
    Book condition: Fine
    Binding: Hardcover
    Size: 4to
    Price: $300.00

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