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Silva: Or a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesty's Dominions WITH Terra by  Alexander (Ed)  John; Hunter - First Thus - 1776 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000711)

Silva: Or a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesty's Dominions WITH Terra

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Silva: Or a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesty's Dominions WITH Terra

by Evelyn, John; Hunter, Alexander (Ed)

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London and Edinburgh: A. Ward for J. Dodsley Et al, 1776. Two volumes bound as one; [56], 649pp, [11]; [8], 74pp, [14]. Rebound using original boards, smooth spine, divided into six panels by gilt rolls, author and title to second panel. Spine slightly faded, some wear to board edges. Internally some light browning and occasional light foxing, usual light off-setting from plates, but generally fairly clean. Silva with portrait frontispiece, forty plates (one folding) and one folding table, Terra (published a year later in York) has a plate and a folding table, and includes the uncommon prospectus for the printing of this edition of Silva. Henrey 138; Nissen DBB:615. First Thus. Half Calf and Boards. Good+. 4to.

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Bookseller
Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
000711
Title
Silva: Or a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesty's Dominions WITH Terra
Author
Evelyn, John; Hunter, Alexander (Ed)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good+
Edition
First Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
A. Ward for J. Dodsley Et al
Place of Publication
London and Edinburgh
Date published
1776
Keywords
Noisbn, Hunter, Evelyn, Trees, Terra
Size
4to
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calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
edges
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plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
gilt
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good+
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spine
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rebound
A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by the publisher.

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