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Author 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]
Imprint Upperville, Va. : Oak Spring Garden Library, 2009
book jacket
 Modern History Library  580.9 T665    AVAILABLE    30550100660230
Descript lviii, 394 : color illustrations ; 30 cm
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Series The Rachel Lambert Mellon collection
The Rachel Lambert Mellon collection
Oak Spring Garden Library. Rachel Lambert Mellon collection
Note 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
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 Oak Spring Garden Library -- Catalogs
Mellon, Paul, Mrs. -- Art collections -- Catalogs
Mellon, Paul, Mrs. -- Library -- Catalogs
Botanical illustration
Botanical illustration -- Bibliography -- Catalogs
Herbs -- Illustrations -- Bibliography
Herbals -- Illustrations -- Bibliography
Rare books -- Virginia -- Upperville -- Bibliography -- Catalogs
Alt Author Willis, Tony
Argetsinger, Mark
Chien, Lisa C
Oak Spring Garden Library
Alt Title Herbaria
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