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An Herbarium for the Fair by  Thomas  Betty & FASSAM - Signed First Edition - 1949 - from Rare Illustrated Books (SKU: 1111)

An Herbarium for the Fair

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An Herbarium for the Fair

by SHAW-LAWRENCE, Betty & FASSAM, Thomas

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London: Printed by the Ditchling Press for the Hand and Flower Press, 1949. First Edition. Being a book of common herbs with etchings by Betty Shaw Lawrence together with curious notes on their histories and uses for the furtherance of loveliness and love by Thomas Fassam. Edition of 260 numbered copies signed by Thomas Fassam. Small quarto, half brown morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with spine in raised bands with gilt lettering, top-edge gilt and others uncut, engraved title-page by Alfred Richard Lane, twenty full page etchings signed by Betty Shaw-Lawrence; a fine copy.

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Bookseller Inventory #
1111
Title
An Herbarium for the Fair
Author
SHAW-LAWRENCE, Betty & FASSAM, Thomas
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed by the Ditchling Press for the Hand and Flower Press
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1949
Keywords
herbs herbal healing plants elixir love aphrodisiac beauty signed etchings
Bookseller catalogs
Private Press; Engraving; Natural History Illustration;

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raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the...[more]
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morocco
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spine
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