LOT 476
SOLD €220,00

[Botanica] Evelyn. 1801

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 of October 1662 (...) together with an historical account of the sacredness and use of Standing Groves. John Evelyn. With notes by A. Hunter. Third edition. To which is added The Terra: A Philosophical Discourse of Earth. [Two volumes] York, T. Wilson, R. Spence, sold by J. Mawman [et al.], 1801.

Large 4to, halfleather, marbled boards, title on spine in gilt stamping, 2x half title, portrait of Evelyn by F. Bartolozzi. 1776, 2x title, XII,330 and 393,title,(6),88 pp.; 45 plates in copper engraving, of which 2 folding; several plates with mild browning. Good set. (total 2)

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