Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesties Dominions ... to which is annexed Pomoma; or an appendix concerning fruit-trees in relation to Cider ... also Kalendarium Hortense; or, the Gard'ners Almanac. All which several Treatises are in this Second Edition much inlarged and improved. Gardening, John Evelyn.

Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesties Dominions ... to which is annexed Pomoma; or an appendix concerning fruit-trees in relation to Cider ... also Kalendarium Hortense; or, the Gard'ners Almanac. All which several Treatises are in this Second Edition much inlarged and improved.

London: 1670. Full Calf; professionally restored in five bands with red leather label. Full calf, visible repairs on front cover and front end paper, blind ruled borders, raised bands. Engraved illustrations, including a cider press, a winch to extract tree roots from the ground, and water-powered saw mill. Signed by a previous owner on the title page in 1847. Slight page warping. Very Good. Item #9683

A pioneering work on tree cultivation and soil, fruit trees, and cider. His best known and most influential work.

Price: $1,500.00

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