1990 · Upperville, Virginia
An essential catalogue for botanists, collectors, historians, and herbalists.
This work is the second in a series of catalogues describing selections of rare books and other material in the Oak Spring Garden Library. "Pomona" describes about 100 books and manuscripts about fruits and includes beautiful illustrations taken from the works themselves. The list of chapters is as follows: Fruit in France and Britain; Fruit Elsewhere in Europe; Fruit in America; Citrus Fruit; Apples and Pears; Peaches and Soft Fruit; Grapes; Melons; Tropical Fruits. (Inventory #: 39549)