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The Sherard Collection, University of Oxford

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Article publication date: 1 November 1991

Abstract

Describes the history and current working of one of the “world′s most interesting collections of botanical books and manuscripts”. Notes in particular the work of William Sherard, one of the outstanding botanists of his day, and refers to other important works in the collection. Comments that the library is Oxford University′s main collection of books covering botany, agricultural science and forestry.

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Citation

Mills, R. and Townsend, A. (1991), "The Sherard Collection, University of Oxford", New Library World, Vol. 92 No. 11. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000002412

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MCB UP Ltd

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