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The Works of John Evelyn. Containing: Silva [Sylva]; or A Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber... together with An Historical Account of the Sacredness and Use of Standing Groves; With Notes by A. Hunter; to which is added, the Terra: A Philosophical Discourse of Earth... York: Thomas Wilson and Son, 1812, 2 volumes. The Memoirs, Illustrative of the Life and Writings of... including Evelyn's Diary and the Private Correspondence... London: Henry Colburn, 1819, 2 volumes. And: Miscellaneous Writings, comprising of Of Liberty and Servitude, The State of France, The French Gardiner, and others... London: Henry Colburn, 1825
1812, 1819, 1825., 1812. 5 volumes, 4to. Silva is a Fourth Edition, the Memoirs is the Second and Best quarto Edition, Miscellaneous Writings is a First Edition. Finely and uniformly bound in peiod-style half calf with raised bands and gilt titles to spines, marbled boards and eps. With engravings. Some offsetting to text. Some occasional, generally light foxing, plates a little more so. A superb set of imporant works.
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