19 December 2002
EVELYN, John (1620-1706). A Philosophical Discourse of Earth, Relating to the Culture and Improvement of it for Vegetation, and the Propagation of Plants, &c. as it was presented to the Royal Society, April 29. 1675. London: printed for John Martyn, printer to the Royal Society, 1676.
8o (156 x 90 mm). (Title slightly soiled, lacking final blank.) Contemporary blind-ruled sheep, morocco lettering-piece (rubbed, label chipped, wear at spine ends). Provenance: J. Hare, Docking (signature on title page, armorial bookplate).
FIRST EDITION of Evelyn's treatise on horticulture, better-known by its later title, 'Terra.' Wing E3507.
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