Die Bibliothek der Pilzbücher
- Hamburg: (MykoLibri), 2006.
- cloth, dust jacket
- 525, (3) pages, plus 8 page booklet
Price: $250.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 95689
Limited to an edition of 750 numbered and signed by the author, this is one of the 50 in the special edition with an original plate from Bulliard: Champignons de la France (1780-1809) or Schaeffer: Abbildungen der Schwämme (1762-1774). Bibliographical catalogue of the Christian-Volbracht-Collection, describing 3000 iconographies, books and papers from six centuries (1481-1959), chiefly about the higher fungi. Contains 450 color figures and full-page plates in colour. Contents include: The period before Linné, Milestones of Mycology, the great Iconographies, Rara and Rarissima, Taxonomy, popular Mushroom books, Truffles, Mycogastronomy, poisonous and hallucinogenic Mushrooms. Regional indexes: Germany, France, Italy, England, Scandinavia, BeNeLux and America. Catalogue of 2300 entries describing 3000 books and papers with bibliographical references and many short commentaries about rarity and special interest bibliography of more than 100 entries, index of illustrations. Text in German, with 8 page booklet in English laid-in containing the Introduction, Glossary (in English, French, & German) and Advice to the User.