An Oak Spring Sylva

This volume, which deals with books and manuscripts on trees, describes nearly fifty books, manuscripts, or drawings, from a tiny 1555 book on oaks to early nineteenth-century advice manuals on large-scale tree planting.

An Oak Spring Sylva

An Oak Spring Sylva

An Oak Spring Sylva is the first of a series of discursive catalogues describing selections of the rare books and other material in the Oak Spring Garden Library, a collection formed by Mrs. Paul Mellon. Each volume in the Oak Spring series will be a lovely and useful compendium for book collectors, librarians, and garden historians. This volume, which deals with books and manuscripts on trees, describes nearly fifty books, manuscripts, or drawings, from a tiny 1555 book on oaks to early nineteenth-century advice manuals on large-scale tree planting.

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An Oak Spring Sylva
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Sandra Raphael
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-09-10 - Publisher: Yale University Press

An Oak Spring Sylva is the first of a series of discursive catalogues describing selections of the rare books and other material in the Oak Spring Garden Library, a collection formed by Mrs. Paul Mellon. Each volume in the Oak Spring series will be a lovely and useful compendium for
An Oak Spring Herbaria
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Lucia Tongiorgi Tomasi, Tony Willis
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-30 - Publisher: Yale University Press

This magnificent compendium is the fourth in a series of catalogues describing selections of rare books and other material in the Oak Spring Garden Library, a collection assembled by Mrs. Rachel “Bunny” Lambert Mellon. Herbaria describes sixty-three books and manuscripts about herbs and includes exquisite illustrations selected from the works
An Oak Spring Flora
Language: en
Pages: 427
Authors: Lucia Tongiorgi Tomasi
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-05-29 - Publisher: Yale University Press

This is the latest volume in a major series that describes selections of the rare books, manuscripts, and other works of art held at Oak Spring Garden Library, a collection formed by Rachel Lambert Mellon. The 111 items chosen for this volume on floral illustration since the later Middle Ages
An Oak Spring Garland
Language: en
Pages: 45
Authors: Sandra Raphael
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-03 - Publisher:

The graphic arts have played a central role in the history of book illustration, and this exhibition of botanical books, prints, and drawings is also a demonstration of many techniques of printing pictures. In the Oak Spring Garden Library, Rachel Lambert Mellon has brought together her collection of books, drawings,
An Oak Spring Pomona
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Sandra Raphael
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-12-26 - Publisher: Yale University Press

An Oak Spring Pomona is the second in a series of catalogues describing selections of rare books and other material in the Oak Spring Garden Library, a collection formed by Mrs. Paul Mellon. The Pomona describes one hundred books and manuscripts about fruit, with illustrations taken from some of the

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