BARKER, NICOLAS. Hortus Eystettensis: The Bishop's Garden & Besler's Magnificent Book. 152 pp. with 80 color plates. Folio, cloth. New York, Abrams, 1994.
Of special interest to gardeners, horticulturalists, bibliophiles and botanists, this volume chronicles the efforts of Nicholas Barker, former deputy keeper of the British Library, to establish the history of the few hand-colored copies of the Hortus Eystettensis, published in 1613 by Basilius Besler. Includes superb reproductions.
Item nr. 39431