A Florilege chosen from the old herbals



Old Woking, Surrey: Gresham Books, 1981.

By Irene Gosse. Number 93 of a limited edition of 250 copies to mark the occassion of an Exhibition of the work of Gertrude Hermes R.A. at the Royal Academy London in September 1981 and the 50th anniversary of the publication of “A Florilege” being the first book entirely illustrated with the artist’s wood engravings. Small folio. 11.75 X 8.25 ins. 84 pp. Quarter green morocco with marbled paper covered boards. Gilt spine title. An especially fine copy.

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