The Bibliotheca Fageliana (London, 1802) lists botanical books owned by the Fagels in a section ‘Regnum Vegetabile’ (pp 179-186). Find out more about the botanical works of the Commelins (pp 180-181), including their Horti Medici Amstelodamensis (Amsterdam, 1697-1701).
Why do you think the Fagels bought these botanical books?
Ms Regina Whelan Richardson, former Curator of the Fagel Collection, Trinity College Dublin.
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