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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 occasion of certain quaeries propounded to that illustrious assembly, by the honourable the principal officers and commissioners of the Navy : together with An historical account of the sacredness and use of standing groves

Author: John EvelynA HunterJohn MillerWilliam BurghThomas VivaresAll authors
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, 1776.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Engravings
Etchings
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Inscriptions (Provenance)
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Evelyn; A Hunter; John Miller; William Burgh; Thomas Vivares; Francesco Bartolozzi; Samuel Hieronymus Grimm; A Rooker; John Carr; Anne Ward; James Dodsley; T Cadell; James Robson; Thomas Durham, (Bookseller); William Creech; John Balfour
OCLC Number: 2291681
Notes: Includes index.
Includes list of subscribers and The life of Mr. John Evelyn.
Most plates drawn and engraved by John Miller; view of the Cawthorpe Oak etched by John Miller after the design of William Burgh; views of the Green Dale Oak engraved by Thomas Vivares and A. Rooker after the design of S.J. Grimm; frontispiece drawn and engraved by F. Bartolozzi.
UF copy with inscription: John Carr 1777.
UF copy with plates not colored.
Description: [56], 649, [11] pages, [42] leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm (4to)
Other Titles: Silva
Discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesty's dominions
Responsibility: by John Evelyn ... with notes by A. Hunter ...

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