1932. Item #A6192
Blossfeldt, Karl. Art Forms in Nature: Second Series. Examples from the Plant World Photographed Direct from Nature. NY: E. Weyhe 1932. xiii pp. + 120 large pls. Very good to fine hardcover (blue-green cloth, stamped in gilt). In good d.j. (chipped, soiled). Small shelf label on jacket spine, From the library of Wilbur Herbert Burnham (1887-1974), a prominent Boston stained glass artist, with his ink name and address. ** Blossfeldt's second volume of highly enlarged details of all manner of plant forms. "The plant may be described as an architectural structure, shaped and designed ornamentally and objectively, . . governed by the laws familiar to every architect." A beautiful copy, scarce in jacket.