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Silva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesty's Dominions; Terra, Pomona; Acetaria; Kalendarium Hortense
London: Robert Scott, 1706. Fourth Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary Cambridge style paneled calf, hinges cracked but cords holding and binding reinforced internally with cloth. A nice bright, wide margined copy internally. (xxxvi), 384, (iv), 275, (5)pp. Each with a separate title page but continuously paginated after Silva. Acetaria is the second edition. Frontispiece before the general title. Cagle 669, Bitting 149, Oberle 691 (each for Acetaria 1st ed.) Pomona includes information on cider and perry making. Acetaria (first edition 1699) is a grand and wide ranging discussion of salad, salad dressings, the ancient world, Tewksberry mustard, the humors, and the cruelty of eating blood. On lettuce: "by reason of its soporiferous quality, ever was, and still continues. the principal foundation of the universal Tribe of Sallets". Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Gardening. Inventory No: CAT000138.
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