The North American sylva or, a description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, considered particularly with respect to their use in the arts and their introduction into commerce, to which is added a description of the most useful of the European forest trees : illustrated by 156 colored engravings (Book, 1865) [WorldCat.org]
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The North American sylva or, a description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, considered particularly with respect to their use in the arts and their introduction into commerce, to which is added a description of the most useful of the European forest trees : illustrated by 156 colored engravings

Author: François André MichauxThomas NuttallJ Jay SmithRice.Rutter.All authors
Publisher: Philadelphia : Published by Rice, Rutter & Co. No. 525 Minor Street, 1865.
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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Michaux, François André, 1770-1855.
North American sylva.
Philadelphia, Rice, Ritter, 1865
(OCoLC)762299283
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: François André Michaux; Thomas Nuttall; J Jay Smith; Rice.; Rutter.; Rice, Rutter & Co.,
OCLC Number: 36139485
Notes: There are no plates or descriptions in v.4 numbered XXX-XXXI, but two plates are numbered X and two numbered V.
Vols. 1-3 are translation of Michaux's Histoire des arbres forestiers de l'Amérique septentrionale.
Vols. 4-5 have title: The North American sylva; or, a description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia, not described in the work of F. Andrew Michaux, and containing all the forest trees discovered in the Rocky Mountains, the territory of Oregon down to the shores of the pacific, and into the confines of California, as well as in various parts of the United States ... By Thomas Nuttall ... 3 v. in 2. Vols I-[II] being the 4th-[5th] vols. of Michaux and Nuttall's North American sylva.
Description: 5 volumes, 277 leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Other Titles: Description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia
Responsibility: translated from the French of F. Andrew Michaux ... ; with notes by J. Jay Smith ; in three volumes.

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