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Preservationist Restores a Chapter of Virginia’s Colonial Past


An interesting article that briefly outlines the process that a rare book conservator is taking in the restoration of a rare 2 volume botanical guide.  The guide  “Figures of the Most Beautiful, Useful Plants Described in the Gardener’s Dictionary,” written by Philip Miller and published in 1760, is part of the University of Virginia’s colonial era collection.

Article from University of Virginia’s UVA Today