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Corp Author Oak Spring Garden Library.
Title An Oak Spring flora : flower illustration from the fifteenth century to the present time : a selection of rare books, manuscripts and works of art in the collection of Rachel Lambert Mellon / by Lucia Tongiorgi Tomasi.
Imprint Upperville, Va. : Oak Spring Garden Library, 1997.
London : Yale University Library (distributor)

Corp Author Oak Spring Garden Library.
Series [The Rachel Lambert Mellon collection]
Oak Spring Garden Library. Rachel Lambert Mellon collection.
Subject Flowers in art -- Early works to 1800 -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.
Flowers in art -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.
Flowers in art -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs.
Botanical illustration -- Early works to 1800 -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.
Botanical illustration -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.
Botanical illustration -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs.
Manuscripts -- Virginia -- Upperville -- Catalogs.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, European.
Alt Name Tongiorgi Tomasi, Lucia.
Description 1 online resource (lxxiii, 427 pages) : illustrations (some color), facsimiles (some color)
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Descriptive Method; Further Reading; I Flowers and Devotion; Introduction; 1. Books of Hours, of the Use of Rome; 2. Simon Bening [attributed], Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis; 3. Book of Hours; II Florilegia: Flower Books for Collectors and Connoisseurs; Introduction; 4. Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues [attributed], Florilegium of flowers and fruits; 5. Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues [circle of], Florilegium of flowering plants; 6. Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues, La Clef des champs
7. Domenico Buonvicini, Florilegium8. Pierre Vallet, Le Jardin du Roy; 9. Emanuel Sweerts, Florilegium Emanuelis Sweerti; 10. Johann Theodor de Bry, Florilegium novum; 11. Basilius Besler, Hortus Eystettensis; 12. Crispijn van de Passe the younger, Hortus Floridus; 13. Girolamo Pini, Two flower paintings; 14. Francois Langlois, Livre de fleurs; 15. Daniel Rabel, Theatrum florae; 16. Johann Theodor de Bry and Matthaeus Merian the elder, Florilegium renovatum; 17. Anonymous Artist, Florilegium; 18. Pieter Holsteyn the younger, White Carnation ('Dianthus caryophyllus')
19. Jeremias Falck, Novae et exquisitae florum icones20. Julius Francois de Geest, 'Jardin de rares et curieux fleurs'; 21. Jan Withoos, Collection of flowers painted on vellum; III The Floral Still-Life in the Flemish and Dutch Tradition; Introduction; 22. Ambrosius Bosschaert the elder, Flowers in a Glass Vase; 23. Johannes Baptiste van Fornenburgh, Still-life with Flowers; 24. Daniel Seghers, Flower Bouquet with Butterfly; 25. Daniel Seghers, Flower Bouquet; 26. Jan van Kessel, Borage with Insects; 27. Herman Henstenburgh, 'Lychnis chalcedonica', Aconite and Insects
IV The Flower-Garden and the Rise of the 'Jardinier Fleuriste'Introduction; 28. Tobia Aldini and Pietro Castelli, Exactissima descriptio rariorum quarundam plantarum; 29. Giovanni Battista Ferrari, Flora overo cultura di fiori; 30. Agostino Mandirola, Il Giardino de' fiori; 31. John Rea, Flora: seu, de florum cultura; 32. William Hughes, The Flower Garden; 33. Pierre Morin the younger, Remarques necessaires pour la culture des fleurs; 34. Anonymous Author, Connoissance et culture parfaite des tulippes rares; 35. Anonymous Author, Secrets pour teindre la fleur d'immortelle
36. Paolo Bartolomeo Clarici, Istoria e coltura delle piante37. Robert Furber, Twelve Months of Flowers; 38. Filippo Arena, La Natura, e coltura de' fiori; V Flowers for Monarchs, Virtuosi and Men of Science; Introduction; 39. Rembert Dodoens, Florum, et coronariarum; 40. John Parkinson, Paradisi in sole paradisus terrestris; 41. Nicolas Robert, Fiori diversi; 42. Nicolas Robert, Variae ac multiformes florum species; 43. Nicolas Robert, Abraham Bosse and Louis de Chatillon, Plantes du Roi; 44. Nicolas Robert, 'Scilla maritima' with Bulb; 45. Abraham Munting, Phytographia curiosa
ISBN 9780300242560 (electronic bk.)
0300242565 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1086375473
Additional Format Print version: Oak Spring Garden Library. Oak Spring flora. Upperville, Va. : Oak Spring Garden Library, 1997 0300071396 (DLC) 96071751 (OCoLC)59601747

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