The Fine Art of British Bookbinding


AN HERBARIUM FOR THE FAIR, bound by 
Angela James Angela James

AN HERBARIUM FOR THE FAIR

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 by Thomas Fassam.

London, The Hand and Flower Press, 1949. This edition consists of 260 copies.

200 by 265 by 17 mm

Bound in natural morocco undercover with onlays of green, brown, black, rust, white and blue morocco, and beige and black suede, tooling in blind and gold; over cover of light brown morocco. Beige suede doublures. Signed and dated on lower doublure.