herman de vries. natural relations I, - die marokkanische sammlung

catalogue number: hdv 1984.081.2
date created: 1984
classification: editions & publications
work type: artist's publication
medium: 288 pages with text by herman de vries ('natural relations - eine einleitung') and 404 (numbered ma 05-440, ma 740-789) herbs and plants collected by herman de vries on Moroccan markets and shops with description, 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: 29.7 × 21 × 2.5 cm
special edition 31 × 22 × 6.2 cm
signature and inscriptions: handwritten numbering on the last page
edition: institut für moderne k, nürnberg / galerie d+c muller-roth, stuttgart
edition 500, numbered 1/500 - 500/500 + 15 special edition, numbered
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comment: 'deze publikatie is tevens voorlopig rapport aan de minister van welzijn, volksgezondheidf en cultuur' = 'diese publikation ist gleichzeitig vorläufiger bericht an den minister für wohlfahrt, volksgesundheit und kultur der niederlande'
photo/scan: l-cs
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
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, 179-183 (catalogue number 63a-b).