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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 quæries 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. By John Evelyn, Esq; Fellow of the Royal Society. With notes by A. Hunter, M.D. F.R.S.

  • Evelyn, John, 1620-1706.
M.DCC.LXXXVI. [1786]
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York : printed by A. Ward for J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall; T. Cadell, in the Strand; J. Robson, New Bond-Street; and R. Baldwin, Pater-Noster-Row, London: J. Todd, York, M.DCC.LXXXVI. [1786]

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2 v. : ill., 1 port. ; 40.


A new edition. To which is added the Terra: a philosophical discourse of earth.

References note

ESTC T146245
Henrey, 138



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