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No attempt has been made for a comprehensive coverage of the many outstanding illustrated botanical books for this three hundred year period. Rather the aim has been for a combination of interesting illustrators and famous botanists. Like the exhibit on fine bird books, these books on display have been taken from the Rare Books division of Special Collections.
Special Collections Department, Iowa State University Library
Archival Science | Book and Paper | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Illustration | Library and Information Science
Yates, Stanley, "Illustrated Botanical Books, Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth Centuries" (1974). Special Collections Exhibit Catalogs. 2.