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A Modern Herbal - Peregrine Press

Lot 0180
Heading: (Peregrine Press)
Author: Evans, Patricia
Title: A Modern Herbal
Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher:The Porpoise Bookshop
Date Published: 1961
87 pp. Illustrations by Rick Barton. Pictorial endpapers, title-page vignette, 42 linoleum block plates. (4to) original full white Toyama paper covered boards, pictorially stamped in green and lettered in green at the spine; housed in green board slipcase; printed in black and green on hand-made Japanese Murasaki vellum. One of 165 copies printed at the Peregrine Press. First Edition.

Plant life in the San Francisco Bay area, with an account of the history, cookery, and lore of more than 40 herbs, each illustrated with a full page linoleum block.


Light wear and sunning to slipcase; just a bit of spotting to spine; ownership inkstamp to pastedowns; near fine or better.

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A Modern Herbal - Peregrine Press

Estimate $200 - $300Sep 05
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Berkeley, CA, USA