An Herbarium for the Fair

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Fassum, Thomas. 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. London: The Hand & Flower Press, 1949. First Edition. 90 pages. 26 x 21 cm. Beautifully produced, from edition of 260, of which 1-250 were originally for sale, number not stated. Engraved title-page by Alfred Richard Lane, 20 etched plates by Betty Shaw-Lawrence, signed by artist. Top-edge gilt, plate pages uncut, spine gilt-lettered, raised bands, bound by S & S London (in gilt). Pristine condition. Orig. morocco half bound. Near fine. Hardcover.