The Illustrated Herbal.
[N. P.]: Thames and Hudson, Inc. in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, . 4to, 192pp. Original beige cloth-covered boards, stamped in gilt to backstrip, original illustrated dust jacket (not price-clipped), green endpapers; frontispiece in black and white, and illustrated throughout by means of 64 full color facsimiles, as well as numerous black-and-white facsimiles within the text. Very slight wear to dust jacket, else near fine. First edition. A profusely and beautifully illustrated journey through the history of the herbal, with exquisite renderings of plants from illuminated manuscripts, paintings and engravings.
(Item Id: 104543)