An Oak Spring Sylva

Author(s): Sandra Raphael


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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General Fields

  • : 9780300046526
  • : Yale University Press
  • : 1.22651
  • : September 1990
  • : 2.29 Centimeters X 25.2 Centimeters X 29.2 Centimeters
  • : books

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  • : Hardback
  • : 182