The Garden Spring Foundation: Volume 1: An Oak Spring Sylva Sandra Raphael

ISBN: 9780300046526

Published: September 10th 1990

Hardcover

160 pages


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The Garden Spring Foundation: Volume 1: An Oak Spring Sylva  by  Sandra Raphael

The Garden Spring Foundation: Volume 1: An Oak Spring Sylva by Sandra Raphael
September 10th 1990 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 160 pages | ISBN: 9780300046526 | 9.54 Mb

Oak Spring Garden Library comprises Rachel Lambert Mellons celebrated collection of rare books, manuscripts, works of art, and related artifacts concerning gardens, gardening, landscape design, horticulture, and botany. Conserved at Upperville,MoreOak Spring Garden Library comprises Rachel Lambert Mellons celebrated collection of rare books, manuscripts, works of art, and related artifacts concerning gardens, gardening, landscape design, horticulture, and botany.

Conserved at Upperville, Virginia, in a striking library designed by Edward Larrabee Barnes in consultation with Rachel Mellon, the collection is both a unique historical archive and a day-to-day working resource. Among Rachel Mellons own contributions to the art of garden design are the Rose Garden and Jacqueline Kennedy Garden at the White House in Washington, D.C. Her honors include the Officier de lOrdre des Arts et des Lettres, the Royal Horticultural Societys Veitch Gold Medal, and the American Horticultural Society Landscape Design Award, and recently she has been recognized for her assistance during the restoration of the Potager du Roi at Versailles.The cloth-bound catalogues that describe the holdings of the Oak Spring Garden Library are printed on acid-free paper and are designed, printed, and bound to the highest standards.

Each volume is richly illustrated with duotone and color images.An Oak Spring Sylva: A Selection of the Rare Books on Trees (1989)An Oak Spring Pomona: A Selection of the Rare Books on Fruit (1990)An Oak Spring Flora: Flower Illustration from the Fifteenth Century to the Present Time (1997)An Oak Spring Hortus: Garden Design in the West since the Renaissance (forthcoming)An Oak Spring Flora Mundi: Regional Floras and Travels (forthcoming)An Oak Spring Herbaria: Herbs and Herbals in Western Culture (forthcoming)



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