The Book of mushrooms

The Book of mushrooms

19th century, 1085. Robert Wilson.

Private collection.

One of the few mycological treatises.

The absence of text indicates that this manuscript was not intended for printing.

280 images with illustrations. The drawings are sketched in pencil and retouched with India ink, coloured pencils and watercolours.

600 pages measuring 103 x 163 mm.

Handmade leather binding and bookplate. Accompanied by a complementary volume with important historical-mycological studies.

Limited edition of 898 numbered copies with notarial certificate.

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