MUSHROOMS RUSSIA AND HISTORY

WASSON , VALENTINA AND R.G. WASSON

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TWO VOLUMES IN PUBLISHERS SLIPCASE #503 of an edition of 512 copies. SLIPCASE HAS SLIGHT HAND SOILING AND A MINOR SNAG TO ITS CLOTH. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: MUSHROOMS RUSSIA AND HISTORY
Publisher: PANTHEON BOOKS
Publication Date: 1957
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: Limited Edition.

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Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna and R. Gordon
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Book Description Pantheon Books, New York, 1957. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Jean-Henri Fabre, Hieronymus Bosch, et al. (illustrator). First Edition. Sumptuous set; the Wassons' first foray into the mushroom and its place in European & Central/South American culture, folklore, & literature. Designed & printed by Hans Mardersteig at the Stamperia Valdonega in an edition of 512; this is number 341. Illustrated with fine color plates after paintings by Fabre, reproductions of paintings & manuscripts in collotype, figures, folding chart/map in pocket. Hardcover, two large volumes, full green cloth, dusty rose spine labels, gilt titling, top edges gilt. Light wear to books, minor wear to corners, one of which is lightly bumped, in foxed & tanned slipcase; minor stains to a few pages. Issued in plain glassine wrappers which we lack. Text clean; xx, [2], [214], [2], colophon; xi, [3], 215 - [433] pages + colophon; indexes, appendixes, color & b/w plates. Size: 10" By 13". Set. Seller Inventory # q0767os

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Book Description Pantheon Books., New York, 1957. THE book on the subject. A spectacular production. 2 vols. Lg. 4to. xx,434pp. Index. With 82 beautiful pochoir color plates, executed by Daniel Jacomet, Paris and by Fratelli Alinari, Florence. Folding map in rear pocket. Edition limited to 512 numbered sets, designed by Hans Mardersteig and printed at the Stamperia Valdonega, Verona. Green cloth with red cloth spine labels. T.e.g. Slipcase. A fine set with glassine. Seller Inventory # 5093

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Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna, & R. Gordon
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Book Description Designed by HANS MARDERSTEIG and printed at the Stamperia Valdonega for Pantheon Books, New York, 1957. First Edition, No. 457 of 510 copies. First Edition, No. 457 of 510 copies. Title page with color vignettes after Fabre, 82 plates including numerous color reproductions of watercolors by Fabre, numerous illustrations in text. xxi, 214, [4]; xii, [ii],215-433, [3] pp. With folding map in pocket at back in pocket. 2 vols. 4to. With laid in card acknowledging sympathy card from the family of Valentina P.(avlovna Guercken) Wasson. This is the Wassons first book and was originally started as a Russian cookbook. Original green cloth, with leather spine labels. Fine in the original box, in chipped glassine Title page with color vignettes after Fabre, 82 plates including numerous color reproductions of watercolors by Fabre, numerous illustrations in text. xxi, 214, [4]; xii, [ii],215-433, [3] pp. With folding map in pocket at back in pocket. 2 vols. 4to. Seller Inventory # 258351

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