An Oak Spring Sylva: A selection of the rare books on trees in the Oak Spring garden library

By: Raphael, Sandra

Price: £35.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Olive green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Inscribed to previous owner on blank page preceding title page. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. 147pp. Many colour illustrations. This book was the first of a series of catalogues describing selections of the rare books and other material in the Oak Spring Garden Library, a collection formed by Mrs Paul Mellon. The book includes a tiny 1555 book on oaks to early 19th century advice on large-scale tree planting, and includes great books such as Evelyn's Sylva, Duhamel's Traite des Arbres and Michaux's North American Sylva.

Title: An Oak Spring Sylva: A selection of the rare books on trees in the Oak Spring garden library

Author Name: Raphael, Sandra

Categories: Horticulture/Gardening,

Publisher: Upperville, Virginia, USA, Oak Spring Garden Library: 1989

ISBN Number: 0300046529

ISBN Number 13: 9780300046526

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 006018