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Tulipomania

Wilfrid Blunt

Tulipomania

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Eng .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tulips.,
  • Watercolor painting -- 17th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [32]

    Statementby Wilfrid Blunt ; with sixteen plates from seventeenth-century water colours by Alexander Marshal.
    SeriesThe King Penguin books ; 44
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB413.T9 B58
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29, [3] p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4954288M
    LC Control Number76382563


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Tulips were introduced into Europe from Turkey shortly afterand the delicately formed, vividly coloured flowers became a popular if costly item. The demand for differently coloured varieties of tulips soon exceeded the supply, and prices for individual.

Tulip Mania by Charles Mackay ( -- ). Taken from Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds audiobook. Tulip mania or tulipomania was a period in the Dutch Golden Age during. Tulipomania definition is - an excessive fad or passion for acquiring or growing tulips; specifically: such a mania prevailing in Holland about and accompanied by wild speculation in bulbs ultimately ended by governmental interference.

Tulipomania. [Wilfrid Blunt] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Harmondsworth, Eng.: Penguin Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Wilfrid Blunt.

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As a new exhibition of flower paintings opens. Enthusiasm for tulips, as in a period in the Dutch Golden Age during which contract prices for bulbs of the recently introduced tulip reached extraordinarily high levels and then suddenly collapsed.Stanford M. Lyman, The Seven Deadly Sins: Society and Evil, page Certainly one of the best illustrations of the fantastic in the motley variety.