Sylva, Or A Discourse Of Forest Trees, And The Propagation Of Timber in His Majesties Dominions. As it was Deliver'd in the Royal Society the xvth of October, MDCLXII. upon occasion of certain Quaeries propounded to that illustrious assembly, by the Honourable the Principal Officers, and Commissioners of the Navy. To Which is Annexed Pomona; Or, An Appendix concerning Fruit-Trees in relation to Cider; The Making, and severall wayes of Ordering it. Published by expresse Order of the Royal Society. Also Kalendarium Hortense; Or, the Gard'ners Almanac; Directing what he is to do Monthly throughout the Year.
London: Royal Society, 1670. Second Edition. Full calf. 2º; 31cm.; 398 p.; Worn contemporary binding; hinges cracked and chipped, but holding; edges rubbed, corners bumped and worn, all edges marbled with soiling. Internally very good, excellent candidate for rebind. Good. Item #36
Evelyn's 'Sylva' was the first official publication of the Royal Society in 1664. This 2nd edition contains five additional engravings as well as a long chapter on forest groves, both lacking in the first edition. (Keynes).