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Een Vruchtenmandje. [A Fruit Basket]

Een Vruchtenmandje. [A Fruit Basket]

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Een Vruchtenmandje. [A Fruit Basket]

by Bodenheim, Nelly (illustrator). Verses by Lizzy Ansingh

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Amsterdam: De Spieghel, 1927. Portfolio (29 x 21cm), [48] pages, with twenty one hand-colored plates, all on a sturdy, thick card stock . FIRST EDITION, limited & signed, Roman numeral III of seven copies in portfolio form, signed by Bodenheim. There was also a state with 100 copies, in book form, bound in a Japanese style and printed on Japon Van Gelder. Rhymes by Lizzy Ansingh, with drawings by Nelly Bodenheim of anthropomorphic fruits, nuts and vegetables, including lemons, grapes, pears, radishes, red pepper, almonds, blackberries, apricots, cherries and leeks. The vignette on the folio and many of the plates appear not printed at all but rather were entirely done by hand. The illustrations are rich in color and originality, with a naive style and an accessible, wry humor. Bodenheim was a popular book illustrator in the Netherlands in the early twentieth century and she and Ansingh teamed up on numerous projects. Plates well preserved and clean. The folio ledger has light soiling on its boards and wear along its joints and flaps' cloth edges. Very good. Inscription in 1941, and additionally signed by Bodenheim and Ansingh. Rare. [OCLC locates four copies of the work in book form, but none of this more limited issue; Cotsen 488 (of the issue in book form)].

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Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
2727
Title
Een Vruchtenmandje. [A Fruit Basket]
Author
Bodenheim, Nelly (illustrator). Verses by Lizzy Ansingh
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
De Spieghel
Place of Publication
Amsterdam
Date Published
1927
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
food art, illustrated, signed, inscribed, prints, dutch

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Vignette
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Edges
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Cloth
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Folio
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First Edition
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