Louise and James Bush-Brown Horticulture and Landscape Gardening Collection

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The Louise and James Bush-Brown Horticulture and Landscape Gardening Collection represents the personal library of the noted Director and faculty member of the Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for women (now Temple University Ambler) and the author of America's Garden Book. The collection contains extensive examples of herbals from the fifteenth through the nineteenth centuries and books on gardening, landscape gardening and animal husbandry.

Books and authors include Gart der Gesundheit, Leonard Fuchs, William Turner, Hieronymous Bock, Hieronymus Brunschwig, Pier Mottioli, Rembert Dodoens, Lobel, Pena, Orta, Porta, Hill, Estienne, Markham, Parkinson, Gerard, and Bauhin among many others.

No inventory available online.

Thomas Hill's The Gardeners Labyrinth; or, A New Art of Gardening. By D[ydymus] M[ountain], pseud, London, 1652.

Illustration note: Thomas Hill's The Gardeners Labyrinth; or, A New Art of Gardening. By D[ydymus] M[ountain], pseud, London, 1652.