Silva, or A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesty's dominions As it was deliver'd in the Royal Society the XVth of October, MDCLXII upon occasion of certain qu(c)Œries propounded to that illustrious assembly, by the honourable the principal officers and commissioners of the navy. In two books. Together with an historical account of the sacredness and use of standing groves terra, a philosophical essay of earth, being a lecture in course. To which is annexed pomona: or, an appendix concerning fruit-trees, in relation to cyder; the making, and several ways of ordering it. Published by express order of the Royal Society, also acetaria: or, a discourse of sallets. With kalendarium hortense; or the gard'ners almanack; directing what he is to do monthly throughout the tear. All which several treatises are in this fourth edition much inlarg'd and improv'd, By the author John Evelyn, Esq; fellow of the Royal Society

Main Author: Evelyn, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Printed for Robert Scott in Little-Britain; Richard Chiswell in St. Paul's Church-yard; George Sawbridge in Little-Britain; and Benj. Tooke in Fleetstreet 1706, MDCCVI. [1706]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T107635. - Goldsmiths', 4287. - Henrey, 135. - In two parts. The second contains 'Terra', 'Pomona', 'Acetaria' and 'Kalendarium hortense' all have separate dated titlepages, but continuous pagination and register, and are of the 3rd, 4th, 2nd and 10th editions respectively. - Reproduction of original from University of London's Goldsmiths' Library. - Titlepage in red and black. - Variant 1: "author" on the titlepage is spelt correctly and there is a comma after "Evelyn"; variant 2: "author" is spelt correctly and there is no comma after "Evelyn
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([36],344,337-384;[4],275,[5]p.,plate) ill.,port 2°