natural relations I, - die marokkanische sammlung -

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executed: 1984
classification: printed matter
object/work type: artists' publication
technique/material: book with 288 pages (29.7 × 21.0 cm) with text by herman de vries ('natural relations - eine einleitung') and 404 herbs and plants collected by herman de vries on Moroccan markets and shops with decription, Latin, Moroccan and German name and sometimes in Arabic, the place of collection (and a list) and almost every plant with illustration. The book is completed with notes, the text 'unterwegs' by herman de vries and indexes, bibliography, biography and an iconographic section (photographs by susanne jacob de vries, herman de vries, Nikolaus Koliusis and Bruno Schneyer). On the last page of the regular edition a view of the exhibition 'die marokkanische sammlung' at Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart (1984)
The special edition contains also 26 samples of plants and herbs in cellophane envelopes and a blue linen cover with imprints
dimensions: 31.7 × 22.7 × 1.2 cm
signature and inscriptions: []
edition: 500 copies, numbered + special edition in 15 copies, numbered
published by Galerie Mueller-Roth : Stuttgart 1984 and Institut für moderne Kunst : Nürnberg 1984
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published references
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications : catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) image repr. on page 182, 179 and 183 (cat. number 63a-b).