In addition to database availability, the Library is actively digitizing the botanical artwork within its manuscript collection for online availability using the new web-based search interface with expanded resources and search options. Moffett rescued all the materials from Penny’s estate and then followed through with the publishing in 1634. The book discusses the journey and how the new settlement helped to modernize Australia. He gives a comprehensive history on the potato and its versatile uses, including paper production. There are many chapters reviewing the public’s perception and consumption of raising raisins and the various laws that surround production and the selling process. Gedrukt by Andries Voorstad, tot Delft, Voor Jan ten Hoorn, Boekverkoper tot Amsterdam over ‘t Oude Heere Logement, 1697.
If you would like to visit the Library for specific research purposes, please submit a written request via regular mail or email. This copy is the very rare third impression of the first and only edition with 24 color printed plates. SGRILLI, BERNARDO SANSONE, CONTE (active 1733-1755) & DELLA BELLA, STEFANO (1610-1664) DESCRIZIONE DELLA REGIA VILLA, FONTANE, E FABBRICHE DI PRATOLINO. By the end of the century, Pratolino had become the most famous garden throughout Europe. There are a total of 56 hand-colored engraved and etched plates, all after drawings by Edwin Dalton Smith (1813-1846). London: Printed in the Year 1730 A charming first edition by the Scottish poet, James Thomson.
With your request, please include your full name, organization, and the specific item(s) that you would like to view. Zürich bei Friedrich Schulthess [1824-1828] This is an exceptional encyclopedic first edition of natural history produced in the early 19th century. Unfortunately, the villa and gardens were demolished in the early 19th century for an English style garden, but many of the statues were taken to the Boboli gardens in Florence. Many of the Australian species depicted were grown in London nurseries and private gardens from seeds and the planting was based on Sir Joseph Banks’ methods. Each season is dedicated to an individual: Spring, the Countess of Hartford; Summer, to a Mr.
Regardless of the method, the search returns the database record of a matching item. The illustrations are by Jan Luyken (1649-1712) and Casper Luyken (1672-1708). Their love of the sea, history, and gardening will live on through the mission of the Foundation.
A record-match for “Tulip” will return the entire parent record in which “Tulip” was found –either in a specified field, or, in the case of a keyword search, anywhere within the record. —————————————————————————————————————— These eclectic and versatile acquisitions though the Lambert Foundation have significantly enhanced the Oak Spring Garden Library’s collection. We hope to have all of these fascinating Lambert acquisitions digitized soon for the public to enjoy and review.
The Oak Spring Garden Library provides these links as a convenience to its online visitors; the Oak Spring Garden Library is not directly affiliated with any of these organizations. The Oak Spring Garden Library allows students and scholars visit for specific academic and research pursuits. This was one of Italy’s most ingenious, enchanting, and influential Renaissance gardens.
Visits are scheduled by appointment only; the Library is not open to the general public. The designs and text for this educational work were produced by a professor Ulrich Schoop. Both villa and garden were designed and built from 1568 to 1586 for Francesco de’ Medici (1541-1587). A first edition of the most attractive of all Australian botanical books and the first with illustrations taken from live specimens rather than from dried plants or field sketches.
All requests are handled individually; however, we only consider those associated with a related academic research venture or publication endeavor. The volume is divided into four sections: animals, birds, reptiles, and plants. The only significant fragment that now survives is the large figure of the Apennino by the sculptor Giambologna (b. The gifted artist, Stefano Della Bella, drew and etched the plates for the publication. De l’Imprimerie de Michel Lambert, rue des Cordeliers, au Collège de Bourgogne. This is the first important edition of Sieuve’s early examination on olives and olive oil. This is the first edition of a profusely illustrated natural history on New Guinea and the Philippines. Sweet was strictly interested in cultivation, rather than botanical classification systems. Dodington; Autumn, to Arthurs Onslow, a Speaker of the House of Common; Winter, to Lord Wilmington.
To make a request, please write or email: Oak Spring Garden Library Library Visit Request 1746 Loughborough Lane, Upperville, Virginia 20184 USA • Digitized Manuscript Artwork:- Searches the manuscript database - Requires Adobe Flash Player The digitized artwork database allows searches at both the record-level and at the item-level. Schinz was a Swiss physician, naturalist, and professor of zoology at the University of Zürich, where he founded the zoological collection and published a number of works in related fields of zoology and anthropology. These illustrations are now accurate testimonials to this exquisite garden. PRESENTE A L’ACADEMIE DES SCIENCES DE PARIS, LE 21 JANVIER 1769, PAR M. This definitive work discusses an improved method of extracting oil, local varieties of olive trees, and the amounts and properties of oil that is produced through the milling process. The volume contains 120 engraved and etched plates, all after drawings by Sonnerat. This work was seen as the birth of the English Romantic School movement.
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