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SYLVA, OR A DISCOURSE OF FOREST-TREES, AND THE PROPAGATION OF TIMBER IN HIS MAJESTIES DOMINIONS...
Printed for Jo. Martyn, and Ja. Allestry, Printers to the Royal Society, 1670, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, Second EditionSize: 4to - over 9? - 12" tall, Title continues: "...As it was Deliver'd in the ROYAL SOCIETY the xvth of October, [1667], upon occasion of certain Queries propounded to that Illustrious Assembly, by the Honourable 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 severall wayes of Ordering it. xlvii, 247pp, (5), 67, 33, (3).Two Appendices (General Advertisements Concerning Cider"; and "Kalendarium Hortense: OR THE Gardeners lmanac; Directing what He is to do MONTHLY, THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. AND What FRUITS and FLOWERS are in Prime. The Third Edition...". Bound three-quarter leather with marbled boards, with title and gilt dec. to spine. First ffep separated but present, 1-page handwritten contemporary commentary bound in, name of a previous owner to the top of the title page. Calf over the hinges cracked, but hinges secure, small armorial bookplate on the fep. Photographs available upon request, Book
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