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EVELYN, John.
SYLVA or a DISCOURSE on FOREST-TREES, and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesty's Dominions;
London, printed by Jo. Martyn, and Ja. Allestry, Printers to the Royal Society, and are to be sold at their shop at the Bell in, 1664. London, printed by Jo. Martyn, and Ja. Allestry, Printers to the Royal Society, and are to be sold at their shop at the Bell in St. Paul's Church-Yard, MDCLXIV,1664.. As it was Deliver'd in the Royal Society the xvth of October, MDCLXII, Upon Occasion of Certain Queries Propounded to that Illustrious Assembly, by the Honorable the Principal Officers, and Commissioners of the Navy. To which is Annexed POMONA: Or, an Appendix Concerning Fruit-Trees in Relation to CIDER, The Making and Several ways of Ordering it. Published by Express Order of the Royal Society. Also, KALENDARIUM HORTENSE or GARD'NERS ALMANAC Directing what he is to do Monethly, throughout the Year. FIRST EDITION IN 3 PARTS, EACH WITH ITS OWN DATED TITLE PAGE. 4to, approximately 300 x 200 mm, 12 x 8 inches, 2 woodcut illustrations in the texts, first and third titles printed in red and black, months of the Kalendarium printed in red, first title with the engraved arms of the Royal Society, decorated initials, the further 2 title pages with printer's device, pages: [16], 120; [4], 20, [2], 21-40, [2], 41-50, [2], 55-83, [3], jump in numbering as in all copies, complete with the license and errata leaves and C4 and F2 of Pomona which are not in the collation, bound in full speckled calf by Roger de Coverly, his printed name at top of first blank endpaper, gilt lettered label to spine between raised bands, marbled endpapers. Slight rubbing to binding, patch of slight darkening t … [Click Below for Full Description]
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