Leaves from the past: Marsh's botanical books

Leaves from the past: Marsh's botanical books


Catalogue of an exhibition at Archbishop Marsh's historic library in Dublin, originally a chained (or more precisely, caged) library. Thanks to a recent sympathetic restoration it is still full of period charm. Includes a note on Marsh's library (p. 91), authors' index and bibliography. 83 works are described, many with illustrations taken from the books themselves. It includes many rarities by authors ranging from G.A. Agricola to Giacomo Zanoni and from Dioscorides to Wendy Walsh. Limited edition (no. 715 of 750). 94, (1) pp.

Title: Leaves from the past: Marsh's botanical books

Author Name: McCarthy, Muriel & Sherwood-Smith, Caroline

Categories: Ireland,

Edition: 1st edition in paperback.

Publisher: Archbishop Marsh's Library, Dublin: 2000

Binding: Paper covers

Book Condition: As new

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Weight: 1.00

Seller ID: 2121

Keywords: English