Garden Spice and Wild Pot-Herbs
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