The Cleveland Herbal, Botanical, and Horticultural Collections: A Descriptive Bibliography of Pre-1830 Works from the Libraries of the Holden Arboretum, the Cleveland Medical Library Association, and the Garden Center of Greater Cleveland

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Kent State University Press, 1992 - Reference - 1012 pages
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More than 970 rare books, dating from 1479 to 1830 and covering such categories as gardening, herbals, botanical books and landscape architecture are catalogued in this bibliography.
 

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Contents

Fifteenth Century
1
Sixteenth Century
21
Seventeenth Century
133
Eighteenth Century
285
Nineteenth Century
623
Appendixes
916
Manuscripts and Paintings
922
Books of the Herb Society of America
932
Index of Printers Publishers and Booksellers
970
Index of Illustrators
988
Index of Portraits
1001
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Page 878 - God Almighty first planted a garden; and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks...
Page 832 - LOUDON'S ENCYCLOPEDIA of AGRICULTURE: comprising the Laying-out, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property, and the Cultivation and Economy of the Productions of Agriculture. With 1,100 Woodcuts. 8vo. 21s. London's Encyclopaedia of Gardening: comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape Gardening.

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