LOT 475
SOLD €260,00

[Botanica] Evelyn. 1670

Sylva, or a discourse of Forest-Trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesties Dominions (...) to which is annexed Pomona, an appendix corcerning Fruit-Trees in relation to Cider; the making and severall wayes of ordering it. (...) Also Kalendarium Hortense. Second edition. John Evelyn Esq. London, John Martyn and James Allestry, printers to the Royal Society, 1670.

Small folio, new binding and endpapers, halfleather, title on spine in red and gilt stamping, (1), title with vignette (coat of arms),(16),(28),247; title with vignette,(2),69 and title with vignette (1669), 33 pp. 3 parts in one volume. Dedication before the title, pasted. Various images in the text, e.g. of a cider press in copper engraving. Bookplate James Clitheron Esq. Lacks the errata leaf at the end. Pomona, or an appendix (...) is one of the earliest English treatises on cider production. Scarce.

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