Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees
Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees

Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees

Place Published: London
Publisher: 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
Date Published: 1664
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hard Cover

First edition. (folio, 295 ×185 mm). Bound in contemporary full calf with some spine leather starting but holding firm and spotting on back cover with some leather on front cover long ago peeled . Original end papers at front with old book plate removed. Back board end paper lacking. Previous owners name neatly written on first blank page. Otherwise, in very good condition. Stored in a buckram box, marbled end papers, with an ornamental, leafy leather spine label on the box. [16], 120, [2], 4, [2], 5-40, [2], 41-50, [2], 55-83, [3] pp.: Title in red and black with engraved arms, woodcuts. with errata and imprimatur leaves.

3 parts in one vol. Sylva, or, A discourse of forest trees.

Evelyn was first presented in 1662 as a paper to the Royal Society. It was published as a book two years later in 1664, and is recognised as one of the most influential texts on forestry ever published.

Full title: Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesties Dominions. To Which is Annexed Pomona; or, an Appendix Concerning Fruit-Trees in Relation to Cider; Also Kalendarium Hortense; or, Gard'ner's Almanac.

Pomona, or, An appendix concerning fruit-trees in relation to cider : the making and several ways of ordering it -- Aphorisms concerning cider / by Mr. Beale -- Sir Paul Neil's Discourse of Cider -- Sir Paul Neile's second paper -- Observations concerning the making and preserving of cider / by John Newburgh, Esq. -- Concerning cider / by Doctor Smith -- Of cider / by Capt. Taylor -- Kalendarium hortense, or, The gard'ners almanac: directing what he is to do monethly throughout the year. Book on consignment with LDRB.

Keynes, G. Evelyn (1968 ed.), 40; Wing; E3516; Pritzel; 3050.
Very Good / Storage Box. Item #7391

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