Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Tongiorgi Tomasi, Lucia

Title:
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].
Alternate Title(s):
Herbaria
Published/Created:
Upperville, Va. : Oak Spring Garden Library, 2009.

Physical Description:
lviii, 394 : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Collection:
Reference Library
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Series statement on preliminary page.
Contents:
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.
Subject Terms:
Oak Spring Garden Library -- Catalogs. | Mellon, Paul, Mrs. -- Art collections -- Catalogs. | Mellon, Paul, Mrs. -- Library -- Catalogs. | Oak Spring Garden Library. | Mellon, Paul, Mrs. | Oak Spring Garden Library. | Botanical illustration. | Botanical illustration -- Bibliography -- Catalogs. | Herbs -- Illustrations -- Bibliography. | Herbals -- Illustrations -- Bibliography. | Rare books -- Virginia -- Upperville -- Bibliography -- Catalogs. | Art -- Private collections. | Botanical illustration. | Herbals. | Herbs. | Libraries. | Rare books. | Virginia -- Upperville.
Form/Genre:
Bibliographies. | Bibliography -- Catalogs. | Catalogs. | Bibliographies. | Catalogs.
Contributors:
Willis, Tony. | Argetsinger, Mark. | Chien, Lisa C. | Oak Spring Garden Library.