1729 GARDENING Silva English Forestry Botany Cider Pomona GARDENS Evelyn

EVELYN, John

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John Evelyn was a notable 17th-century English writer who also was a well-known gardener. He wrote a number of works that influenced gardeners, foresters, and botanists including ‘Silva’. ‘Silva’, along with ‘Terra’ and ‘Gardener’s Almanac’, were works concerning plant growth, trees, and forest groves. It is, in fact, considered to be the most important collection of works on forestry in the English language. This 1729 edition of the works of Evelyn is complete with charts, diagrams, and charming illustrations.

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1729 GARDENING Silva English Forestry Botany Cider Pomona GARDENS Evelyn

 

John Evelyn was a notable 17th-century English writer who also was a well-known gardener. He wrote a number of works that influenced gardeners, foresters, and botanists including ‘Silva’. ‘Silva’, along with ‘Terra’ and ‘Gardener’s Almanac’, were works concerning plant growth, trees, and forest groves. It is, in fact, considered to be the most important collection of works on forestry in the English language. This 1729 edition of the works of Evelyn is complete with charts, diagrams, and charming illustrations.

 

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Price: $599

 

EVELYN, John

 

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 the 15th of October, 1662 … Together with an historical account of the sacredness and use of standing groves. Terra, a philosophical essay of earth … To which is annex’d Pomona: or an appendix concerning fruit-trees, in relation to cyder … Publish’d by express order of the Royal society. Also Kalendarium hortense ; or, The gardener’s almanack …

 

London : Printed for J. Walthoe and sold also by F. Fayram, 1729.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • Part 1 – [2], xxviii, 329, [1], vi
    • Part 2 – [4], 235, [5]
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~12.75in X 8.25in (32.5cm x 21cm)

 

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5379

Categories

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Cooking & Cuisine

Authors

EVELYN, John

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete