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Creator:
Tongiorgi Tomasi, Lucia.
Title(s):

An Oak Spring Herbaria : herbs and herbals from the fourteenth to the nineteenth centuries : a selection of the rare books, manuscripts and works of art in the collection of Rachel Lambert Mellon / Lucia Tongiorgi Tomasi & Tony Willis ; edited with a description of the American herbals by Mark Argetsinger ; [translated from the Italian by Lisa Chien].

Additional Title(s):

Herbaria

Published/Created:
Upperville, Va. : Oak Spring Garden Library, 2009.
Physical Description:
lviii, 394 : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
Z5356.H4 T6513 2009 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Series statement on preliminary page.
"The fourth catalogue in the Oak Spring Garden Library series"--Page xxi.
Includes bibliographical references (pages xi-xx) and index.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections.
Botanical illustration -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.
Botanical illustration.
Botanical illustration.
Herbals -- Illustrations -- Bibliography.
Herbals.
Herbs -- Illustrations -- Bibliography.
Herbs.
Libraries.
Mellon, Paul, Mrs.
Mellon, Paul, Mrs. -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Mellon, Paul, Mrs. -- Library -- Catalogs.
Oak Spring Garden Library -- Catalogs.
Oak Spring Garden Library.
Oak Spring Garden Library.
Rare books -- Virginia -- Upperville -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.
Rare books.
Virginia -- Upperville.
Form/Genre:
Bibliographies.
Bibliography -- Catalogs.
Catalogs.
Bibliographies.
Catalogs.
Contributors:
Willis, Tony.
Argetsinger, Mark.
Chien, Lisa C.
Oak Spring Garden Library.
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  • I. Late medieval herbals
  • II. The great age of Renaissance botany
  • III. Herbals and plants from distant lands
  • IV. Herbals by herbalists, pharmacists, and physicians
  • V. Herbals of the botanical gardens and private gardens of Europe
  • VI. Curious and strange herbals
  • VII. Dried specimans and nature printing
  • VIII. American herbals.