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Blossfeldt, Karl (1865-1932) Art Forms in Nature, Second Series.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
146
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Blossfeldt, Karl (1865-1932) Art Forms in Nature, Second Series. New York: Weyhe, 1932.

First American edition, folio, illustrated with 120 photogravure plates, text is minimal, with a title page, short foreword, and a list of plates that includes the plant's Latin and common names, the anatomical part photographed, and the number of times it was magnified; bound in publisher's full teal cloth, blocked in gilt on the front board, lettered on the spine, with the dust jacket; endpaper at inner front joint cracking slightly, jacket with some edge chips, horizontal marks on the back panel, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.

Estimate $300-500


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