Printed Books, Maps and Works on Paper | 11 July 2013
Evelyn (John) - Sylva, or, a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber...
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Sylva, or, a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber...
…Terra, a Philosophical Essay of Earth…Pomona…Kalendarium Hortense…, third edition, main title and title to 'Kalendarium' in red and black, errata leaf at end, a few engraved illustrations in the text, one full-page, with manuscript copy of letter to John Evelyn from Lord Brouncker of the Royal Society dated 1674 commissioning Evelyn to present a discourse at the Society bound in following title to 'A Philosophical Discourse of Earth' opposite Evelyn's dedication to Brouncker, old ink inscription "Guliel.Thomas Trin.Coll. Cantab." at head of title and "Roger Taylor's Book…1758" on initial blank and again on front free endpaper, occasional light spotting or soiling, contemporary calf ruled in blind, rubbed, splits to joints, lower cover lacking strip of leather, [Henrey 134; Keynes 42; Wing E3518], folio, for John Martyn…, 1679.
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