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Silva: or, A Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in his Majesty's Dominions: As it was delivered in the Royal Society on the 15th Day of October, 1662, Upon the Occasion of certain Quaeries propounded to that illustrious Assembly, by the Honourable the principal Officers and Commissioners of the Navy. Together with An Historical Account of the Sacredness and Use of Standing Groves. With Notes by A. Hunter, M. D. F. R. S.
Full calf, rebuked using original spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Large 4to, 29 x 22 cm, 41 plates including fronts portrait, and 1 folding table. lvi + 649 pp + Explanatory Table + 9. Plates in very good, lacking tissue guards but with minimal offsetting.There is discolouration to one plate "The Chestnut Tree and facing page 159. See photograph.
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