Poisonous Plants at Table
incorporating selections from Poisonous Plants In Field and Garden by the Reverend Professor G. Henslow, with Poisonous Plants at Table (selected menus and recommendations) by Dr. E. Coffin; and featuring Prudence: The Cautionary Tale of a Picky Eater, written and illustrated by Audrey Niffenegger

Designed by Trisha Hammer, this tongue-in-cheek field guide features four seasonal party menus accompanied by the illustrated story of Prudence. The Japanese fabric covered case drops away to expose the sewing and non-adhesive binding. A back pocket houses the text block while a front pocket houses a plant collection sleeve containing pressed Colchicum blossoms.

Set in Monotype Gill Sans and Joanna by Michael and Winifred Bixler. Letterpress printed in two colors by Martha Chiplis on Mohawk Superfine and Twinrocker handmade, with the illustrations giclée printed on specially coated handmade paper developed by Twinrocker Handmade Paper. 104 pp, 5 3/8" x 9 1/4" x 2", edition of 75.


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