p-agriculture-bib - 3/23/99
A bibliography of period agricultural practices. Lists both primary and
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Date: Thu, 4 Jan 1996 16:58:43 -0500
From: "Laurie E. W. Brandt"
To: antir at gaia.ucs.orst.edu
Subject: Re: Herbal History Book
Donna Hrynkiw writes:
> Greetings from Elizabeth Braidwood,
> Rauthulfr posted a quick review of some herbal history books and asked:
> > Does any one else have titles of this sort hidden away that they would like
> > to share?
> > HLS Rauthulfr Runameistari (MC, P-eX, Et Cetera)
OK E.B. here is what I have.
A Bibliography of material available on agricultural practices in the Middle
Anglius, Barthlomaeus .De Proprietatibus Rerum. ??.
Anonymous .Le Menagier de Paris. 1393 (French).
Anonymous .The Beastiary: A Book of Beasts. 12 cent., Trans. T. H. White,
New York, NY: Putnam and Sons 1960.
Anonymous An Herbal 1525 ed & transcribed into modern English with an
introduction by Sanford V. LarkeyI& Thomas Pyles:
New York, NY: Scholars’ Facsimilies & Reprints 1941.
Apuleius .Herbarium. M. S. 5294 British Meseum.
Banckes, Richard .BanckesUs Herbal. 1525.
Barbarus, Apuleius RHerbarium ApuleiiS in Leechdoms, Wortcunning, and
Starcraft of early England, being a collection of documentsIillustrating the
history of science in this country before the Norman conquest. collected
and ed. by Oswald Cockayne, London, Rolls series 35, 1864.
Bassus, Cassianus .Geoponia. Translated by . T. Owen,
London Printed by the author 1805-0806.
Geoponia, a collection of agricultural literature, was compiled by Cassianus
Bassus, at the end of the 6th or beginning of the 7th century. This
compilation was revised about 950 by as unknown writer.
Hildegard of Bingen, Causae et Curae. , ed Paul Kaiser Leipzig: Teubner,
1903. (Also called Liber Composiae Medicinae)
--- Liber Simplicus Medicinae. (Also called Physica). Book of Simples. 1650.
Cole, William .Adam in Eden, or Nature’s Paradise. London: 1657.
--- The Art of`Simples. 1656.
Crescenzi, Pietro de .De Agrievltvra. Venice: Matteo Capcass (di Codeca),
31, May 1495.
Culpeper, Nicholas .Complete Herbal. Foulsham 1652.
--- .The English Physican Or an Astrologo-physical discourse of the Vulgar
Herbs of this nation. 1652, 1820.
Digby, Kenelm .The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Kt. Opened. 1650.
Dioscorides .The Greek Herbal of Dioscorides. Trans. John Goodyear 1655.
Robert T. Gunther 1933, New York, NY: Hafner 1968.
Dodoens, Rembert .Herbal. London: G. Dewes 1578.
Firenzuola, Girolamo .??. 16th cent.
Fitz-Herbert, John .FitzHerberts booke of Husbandrie. London Edward White
Gardner, Ion "The Feate of Gardeninge" 1440-1450. in "A Fifteenth Century
Treatise on Gardening" Archaeologia, 54(1844)160-167.
Gerarde, John .The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantse. 1597.
Googe, Barnaby .Foure bookes of husbandry, collected by M. Conradus
Geresbachius, I conteyning the whole arte and trade of husbandry, with the
antiquitie, and commendation thereof. Newly Englished and increased by Barnabe
Googe esquire, London: Richard Watkins 1577. (Translation of Rei Rusticae
Libri Quatuor by Conrad Heresbach, 1570).
Grosseteste, Robert .The Rules of Saint Robert, Walter of Henley’s Husbandry
together with an anonymous Husbandry, Seneschaucie, and Robert GrossetesteUs
Rules. the Transcripts and translations and glossary by Elizabeth Lamond,
with an introduction by W. Cunningham.
London and New York, NY: Longmans, Green & Co. 1890.
Guilbert, Philbert .The Charitable Physitian. Paris 1639.
Hieronymus, Brunschwig .The vertuose boke of distyllacyon of the waters of all
maner of herbes, with fygures of the styllatoryes, fyrst made and compyled by
the thyrte yeres study and labor of IMaster Jerom Bruynswyke and now newly
translated out of Duyche into Englyssche. Imprinted at London by me Laurens
Henley, Walter de .Walter of HenleyUs Husbandry together with an anonymous
Husbandry, Seneschaucie, and Robert GrossetesteUs Rules. the Transcripts and
translations and glossary by Elizabeth LamondIwith an introduction by W.
London and New York, NY: Longmans, Green & Co. 1890.
--- .The Mannor Farm by Francis Henry Cripps-Day, to which are added reprint
facsimilies of the Boke of husbandry and English translation of the XIIIth
century tract on husbandry by Walter of Henley, ascribed to Robert Grosseteste
and printed by Wynkyn de Word, c. 1510, and the Booke of thrift, containing
English translation of the same tract and of the anonymous XIIIth century
tract Hosebonderie, by James Bellot, printed 1589.
London, B. Quartich Ltd 1931.
Hill, Thomas .The Gardeners Labyrinth. London: H Ballard, 1577.
--- .The Proffitable Arte of Gardeninge. 1568.
--- A Tryeatyse Teaching Howe to Dress, Sowe, and Set a Garden. London 1563
Lacnunga "Recipies" in Leechdoms, Wortcunning, and Starcraft of early England,
being a collection of documentsIillustrating the history of science in this
country before the Norman conquest. collected and ed. by Oswald Cockayne,
London, Rolls series 35, 1864.
.Leechbook of Bald and Cild. M.S. Royal 12 D., British Meseum.
.Lytes Herbal. 1578.
Macer, Aemilius. Of the Virtues of Herbs. London: 1629.
Magnus, Albert .The boke of Secretes of Albartus Magnus, of the vertues of
herbes, stones, and certaine beastes. also a boke of the same author of the
maruaylous things of the world and of certaine effectes caused of certayne
beastes. London, Wyllyam Copland, 1525.
--- .The Secrets of Albertus Magnus, of the vertues of hearbes, stones, and
certaine beastes whereuuto [sic] is newly added a short discourse of the seuen
planets gouerning the natiuities of children; also a book of the same author of
the maruellous things of the world and of certaine effects caused by
certaine beasts. London W. Jaggard 1617.
Neckham, Alexander. De Utensilibus 12th cent.
--- .De Naturis Rerum 12th cent.
Palladius, Rutilius Taurus .milianus .On husbondrie. from the unique ms. of
about 1420 A. D. in Colchester Castle, ed by Barton LodgeI with a ryme indexed.
by Sidney J. H. Herrtage London, N Trbner & Co. 1873,1879. Early English
Text Society Original Series 52, 72.
--- The Middle English translation of Palladius .De re rustica. edited with
critical and explanatory notes by Mark Liddell Berlin, E. Ebering 1896.
--- .The fourteen books of Palladius, Rutilius Taurus .milianus, On
agriculture. Translated by . T. Owen, London, Printed for J. White 1807.
Parkinson, John .Paridise in sole Paradisus Terristis. London: 1629.
--- .ParkinsonUs Herbal, during the Reign of Charles I. 1692.
Plat, Sir Hugh .Delights for Ladies. 1594 & 1602.
Pliny the Elder .Natural History. Loeb Classical Library.
Pontano, Giovanni .??. 16th cent.
Ram, William. .RamUs Little Dodoen. London: 1606. [Could this be connected
to Rembert Dodoens .Herbal. London: G. Dewes 1578.?]
Turner, William Herbal. London, 1551, 1568.
--- .Names of Herbs. London 1548.
--- .Libellus. London 1538
--- .Theatrum Botanicum. London: 1640.
Tusser, Thomas .A Hundred Points of Good Husbandrie. London 1557. expanded
as .Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandrie. London 1571, 1573.
Walahfied-Strabo .De Cultura Hortorum, of the little garden; a ninth century
poem by Walahfied-Strabo. trans Richard Stanton Lambert, Wembley Hill, Stanton
Press 1924. Raef Pay Pittsburgh The Hunt Botanical Linrary, 1966.
Secondary material on agricultural practices
ROld Practice of GardeningS Retrospective Review, 18 (1853-54) 40.
RElizabeathen GardeningS FrazerUs Magazine of Town and Country, 70(1864) 179.
Amherst, Alice .A History of Gardening in England. London 1896.
--- RA Fifteenth Century Treatise on GardeningS Archaeologia,
Barr, A. E. ROld and New FlowersS Leisure Hour, 35(1886) 680-684.
Barrington, Dianes RProgress of GardningS Archaeologia, 7(1785) 113-130.
Bond, J. Observations on Popular Antiquites Chiefly Illustrateding the
Origin of aur Vulgar Customs etc. London 1849.
Bayard, Tania .Sweet herbs and sundry flowers: medieval gardens and the
gardens of the Cloisters. New York, NY: 1985
Clarkson, Rosetta Garden Enchantment. New York, NY: Dover Press, 1972.
Comito, Terry, 1935- The idea of the garden in the Renaissance. New York,
Cohn, F. RSixteenth Century GardenS Chautaquan, 11(1840)576-580.
Crisp, Frank .Medieval Gardens. 1924. Reprint New York, NY: Hacker Art
Crommelin, May REarly English GardensS London Society, 55(1889) 591-607.
Domanosch, Barbara .Theam Gardens. New York, NY: Workman Publicartions.
Fairbrother, Nan .Men and Gardens. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knoph, 1956.
Farrar, Clarissa P. and Austin P. Evans .Bibliography of English Translations
from Medieval Sources, New York, NY: Columbia University Press 1946.
Gardens, Medieval New York, NY: N.Y. 1983
Garland, Sarah The Herb Garden. New York, NY: Viking Press, 1984.
Hadfield, Miles A History of British Gardening, [Gardening in Britian
Harvey, John .Medieval Gardens. Portland Or, Timber Press, 1981
H. E. "Famous English Gardens" Leisure Hour, 35(1886) 405-409.
Huson, Paul .Mastering Herbalism. New York, NY: Stein and Day 1975.
Holme, Bryan The Enchanted Garden: Images of Delight. Oxford University
Henrey, Blanch British Botanical and Horticur literature before 1800.
Hyams, Edward The English Garden. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1964.
Kelso, Ruth The Doctrine of the English Gentleman in the Sixteenth
Century.Urbana; University of Illinois Press. 1929.
Kemp-Welch, Alice RMedieaeval GardensS Monthly Review 19;3 (1905)46-57.
King, Ronald .The Quest for Paradise: A history of the Worlds Gardens. New
York, NY: Mayflower Books, 1979.
Lenox, Astor and Tilden Foundations RPlanning and Planting Your GardenS
Bulletin of The New York, Public Libray 54, 5 (May 1950) 211-222.
MacLean, Teresa Medieval English Gardens. New York, NY: Viking Press 1980.
Medieval Gardens: Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape
Architecture (9th), Washington D. C. 1986.
Nichols, Rose Standish Spanish and Portugese Gardens. New York, NY: Houghton
Pearsall, D. A. .Landscapes and Seasons of the Medieval World. 1973.
Paul (Mrs. ) ROld Fashioned GardiningS 19th Century, 7(1880) 128.
Pollard, A. W. and Redgrave G. R. .A Short Title Catalog of Books printed
England, Scotland and Ireland, and of English Books Printed Abroad,
1475-1640. London, Bibliographical Society 1926, Enlarged 2nd. ed. 1976.
Robinson, E. Kay RKitchenUs Old & New GardensS GentlemanUs Magazine, NS 31
(Dec. 1883) 521-521.
Royal Horticultural Society .Dictionary of Gardening. [Lists plants
introduction, dates when known].
Rose, Jeanne. Herbs and Things Jeanne RoseUs Herbal. New York, NY: Grosset
and Dunlap/Workman Publishing Co.. 1972.
Sass, Lorna J. To the KingUs Taste: Richard IIUs book of feasts and recipies
adapted for modern cooking New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1975.
--- To the QueenUs Taste: Elizabethan feasts and recipies adapted for
modern cooking New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1976.
Scott, James and Anne Osbert Lancaster .The Pleasure Garden. London John
Scott, Tim and Kevin Crossley-Holand .Medieval Gardens. New York, NY:
Rizzoli International Pub Inc. 1990. [A book of Days]
Slade, Daniel Denison "The Gardens of the Early New England" Garden and
Forest a Journal of Horticulture and Landscape and Forestry, 7(1894) 282-283.
Sparre;-Bayly, J. A. "Some Old Gardens" Antiquary A Magazine Devoted to the
Past, NS 22(1890)106-109.
Stokstad, Marilyn, 1929- and Jerry Stannard Gardens of the Middle Ages.
Lawrence KS: University of Kansas Printing Service, 1983
Strehlow, Wighard and Gottfied Hertzka .Hildegard of BingenUs Medicine. Bear
& Co. Sante Fe, NM1987.
Thackery, Christopher .The History of Gardens. University of Califorinia
Press, Berkeley, CA: 1979.
Verey, Rosemary The Sented Garden. New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold,
--- Classic Garden Design: How to adapt and recreate garden fetures of
the Past. cogdon and weed1984. New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981.
Wilkins, Eithne The Rose Garden Game. 1969
Wing, D. C. .A Short Title Catalog of Books printed England, General Scotland
and Ireland, English Books Abroad 1641-1700. 1945-51. revised 2nd. ed. 2 Vol.,
1972-82. This is a continuation of the work by Pollard and Redgrave.