An Oak Spring Sylva: A Selection of the Rare Books on Trees in the Oak Spring Garden Library
Upperville, Virginia: Oak Spring Garden Library, 1989. 4to. (11 1/4 x 9 5/8 inches). xxvii, 147pp. Illustrations throughout.
Publisher's cloth, dust jacket, patterned endpapers. Still in plastic wrapper, never opened.
An essential catalogue for botanists, collectors, historians, and herbalists.
This work is the first in a series of catalogues describing selections of rare books and other material in the Oak Spring Garden Library. "Sylva" describes about 50 books and manuscripts about trees and includes beautiful illustrations taken from the works themselves. The list of chapters is as follows: Trees; American Trees; Individual Trees; Planting.