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Forestry.- Cook (Moses) The Manner of Raising, Ordering, and improving Forrest-Trees..., 4 engraved plates, a few rust- spots, the Earl of Worcester's copy with old ink signature "Worcester" on front free endpaper and "H.Somerset" on front pastedown, contemporary mottled calf, upper cover with central gilt monogram surmounted by coronet, spine gilt, rubbed, head of spine worn, [Wing C6033], for Peter Parker, 1676 § Bacon (Sir Francis) Sylva Sylvarum, ninth edition, with engraved additional title but lacking portrait, pencil markings to margins, a few rust-spots, later calf, [Wing B331], by J.R. for William Lee, 1670 § Evelyn (John) Silva: or, a Discourse of Forest-Trees, The Fifth Edition, title in red and black, 2 engraved plates, illustrations, title torn and repaired, loose, slightly browned, later endpapers, contemporary calf, extensively rubbed, upper cover detached, red morocco gilt label on spine, folio, for J. Walthoe, J. Knapton and others, 1729; and 3 others, 4to & folio (6)

⁂ The first is a reissue of the 1676 edition with cancel title and the addition of 'A Discovery of Subterranean Treasure' by Gabriel Plattes at end.

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Forestry.- Bacon (Sir Francis) Sylva Sylvarum, ninth

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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