11-12-2017 11-12-2017
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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3040B Boston
November 12, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

Evelyn, John (1620-1706) Silva: or a Discourse of Forest-Trees.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM


Evelyn, John (1620-1706) Silva: or a Discourse of Forest-Trees. York: by A. Ward for J. Dodsley et al., 1776. Large quarto, illustrated with engraved portrait frontispiece after Bartolozzi and forty full page engravings (of which one is folding) and two large folding typographical tables, in a signed Douglas Cockerell binding of full tan niger with boards and spine tooled in gilt, and his monogram tooled in gold on the turn-in at the foot of the inside back board, the date 1902 combined with the initials in this form: 19 DC 02, with green endbands, binding a bit dry and a bit worn, front joint slightly cracked, rubbed, 12 x 8 7/8 in.
Estimate $250-350

[pi]1 (frontis), [A]4, *b-*d4 (*c1 blank & present), a-c4, A-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Zzz4, 4A-4N4, 4O2, a4, A-L4.

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