Silva: or, A Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in his Majesty's Dominions: As it was delivered in the Royal Society on the 15th Day of October, 1662, Upon the Occasion of certai
Full calf, rebuked using original spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Large 4to, 29 x 22 cm, 41 plates including fronts portrait, and 1 folding table. lvi + 649 pp + Explanatory Table + 9. Plates in very good, lacking tissue guards but with minimal offsetting.
There is discolouration to one plate "The Chestnut Tree and facing page 159. See photograph.
Author John Evelyn & A. Hunter
Binding Full calf.
Publisher York: Printed by A. Ward for J. Dodsley, Pall Mall; T. Cadell, in the Strand; J. Robson, New-Bond-Street; and T. Durham, Charing-Cross, London. W. Creech and J. Balfour, Edinburgh.
Illustrator J. Miller with F. Bartolozzi for the fronts illustration of Evelyn.
Condition Very Good to Fine