An Oak Spring Sylva

An Oak Spring Sylva
Author : Sandra Raphael
Publisher : Yale University Press
Total Pages : 182
Release : 1990-09-10
ISBN 10 : 9780300242553
ISBN 13 : 0300242557
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Oak Spring Sylva Book Description:

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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