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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 Quaeries 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 Year. All which Treatises are in this Fourth Edition much Inlarg'd and Improv'd.

pp. (xxxvi), 344, 337-384, (iv), 275, (v). Without the portrait frontispiece, a few text figures, mostly engraved. Finely rebound in later brown morocco, one leaf with the lower blank corner repaired, occasional spot or mark, ex libris RICHARD FREEMAN, Darwin bibliographer and scholar, with his notes at the front, early signature of WINGATE PULLEIN, 1718, on the title and some early ink lines in the top margin of the following leaf, overall a very good clean copy with wide margins.

*This copy has the variant title-page without the comma after EVELYN; it is the first edition to contain all the parts - TERRA 3rd. edition -:- POMONA 4th. edition -:- ACETARIA 2nd. edition -:- KALENDARIUM 10th. edition. WINGATE PULLEIN is probably the person listed as from Carleton Hall, Yorkshire [1686-1763].

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.

Date Published: 1706. Folio in 4s.

Stock No. 63342

Price: 350.00