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AN OAK SPRING SYLVA: A SELECTION OF THE RARE BOOKS ON TREES IN THE OAK SPRING GARDEN LIBRARY.  DESCRIBED BY SANDRA RAPHAEL., Raphael, Sandra.  Preface by Rachel Lambert Mellon.

Author Name    Raphael, Sandra. Preface by Rachel Lambert Mellon.

Title   AN OAK SPRING SYLVA: A SELECTION OF THE RARE BOOKS ON TREES IN THE OAK SPRING GARDEN LIBRARY. DESCRIBED BY SANDRA RAPHAEL.

Publisher    Oak Spring Garden Library, Upperville, Virginia, 1989.

Seller ID   23640

147 pp, 4to (11 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0300046529 Patterned endpapers. "(This) is the first of a series of catalogues describing selections of the rare books and other material in the Oak Spring Garden Library, a collection form ed by Mrs Paul Mellon. The 'Sylva', which deals with books and manuscripts on trees, will be the smallest volume of the series, describing nearly fifty books, manuscripts, or drawings, from a tiny 1555 book on oaks to early nineteenth-centur y a d v i c e on large-scale tree-planting, a range including both great books, like Evelyn's 'Sylva', Duhamel's 'Traite des Arbres', and Michaux's 'North American Sylva', and more modest ones, like Marshall's 'American Grove', which helped introdu ce th e ri ch es of American forests to European gardens in the eighteenth century. Each description makes clear the background of each book and its relationship to others, while a generous number of illustrations in colour and black and white he lp t o g iv e a n i mpr ession of their contents. Many of the Oak Spring copies have particularly interesting associations, recorded in inscriptions, book plates, or binding details, all of which are described." Dust jacket has very light edge wea r/w ri nkli ng at t op/b otto m of spine and flap-folds, small line indentation on rear hinge. Near Fine/Very Good

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