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
Edition: 1st edition in paperback.
Publisher: Archbishop Marsh's Library, Dublin: 2000
Binding: Paper covers
Book Condition: As new
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Seller ID: 2121