MUSHROOMS, RUSSIA AND HISTORY

Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna and R. Gordon Wasson

Published by Pantheon Books, 1957
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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. THE book on the subject. A spectacular production. Bookseller Inventory # 5093

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Title: MUSHROOMS, RUSSIA AND HISTORY
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Publication Date: 1957
Binding: Hardcover

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Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna and R. Gordon
Published by Pantheon Books, New York (1957)
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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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