Sylva; Or, A Discourse of Forest Trees. Vol. 1 (of 2)
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Sylva; Or, A Discourse of Forest Trees. Vol. 1 (of 2)

By John Evelyn
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  • Transcriber’s notes
  • SYLVA: OR A DISCOURSE OF FOREST TREES & THE PROPAGATION OF TIMBER V O L U M E  O N E
    • CONTENTS.
      • VOLUME I.
      • VOLUME II.
    • VOLUME I.
    • VOLUME II.
    • INTRODUCTION.
      • I Evelyn & his literary contemporaries Isaac Walton & Samuel Pepys.
      • II Evelyn’s Childhood, Early Education, and Youth.
      • III Evelyn’s Early Manhood, Continental Travels and Studies, Voluntary Exile, and Return to England 1647.
      • IV Evelyn’s Attitude during the Commonwealth 1647-1660.
      • V Evelyn’s Career after the Restoration. (1660-1685).
      • VI Evelyn’s Declining Years (1685-1706).
      • VII Evelyn’s Literary Works.
      • VIII Evelyn’s Influence on British Arboriculture.
    • I Evelyn & his literary contemporaries Isaac Walton & Samuel Pepys.
    • II Evelyn’s Childhood, Early Education, and Youth.
    • III Evelyn’s Early Manhood, Continental Travels and Studies, Voluntary Exile, and Return to England 1647.
    • IV Evelyn’s Attitude during the Commonwealth 1647-1660.
    • V Evelyn’s Career after the Restoration. (1660-1685).
    • VI Evelyn’s Declining Years (1685-1706).
    • VII Evelyn’s Literary Works.
    • VIII Evelyn’s Influence on British Arboriculture.
    • TO THE KING.
    • TO THE READER.
    • ADVERTISEMENT.
    • BOOKS Published by the AUTHOR of this Discourse
    • Amico carissimo Johanni Evelyno, Armigero, e Societate Regali Londini, J. Beale, S.P.D. In Silvam.
    • Nobilissimo Viro Johanni Evelyno, Regalis Soc. Socio dignissimo.
    • ΕΙΣ ΤΗΝ ΤΟΥ ΠΑΤΡΟΣ ΔΕΝΔΡΟΛΟΓΙΑΝ
    • THE G A R D E N. To J. Evelyn, Esquire.
    • DENDROLOGIA THE FIRST BOOK
    • CHAPTER I. Of the Earth, Soil, Seed, Air, and Water.
    • CHAPTER II. Of the Seminary and of Transplanting.
    • CHAPTER III. Of the Oak.
    • CHAPTER IV. Of the Elm.
    • CHAPTER V. Of the Beech.
    • CHAPTER VI. Of the Horn-beam.
    • CHAPTER VII. Of the Ash.
    • CHAPTER VIII. Of the Chesnut.
    • CHAPTER IX. Of the Wallnut.
    • CHAPTER X. Of the Service, and black cherry-tree.
    • CHAPTER XI. Of the Maple.
    • CHAPTER XII. Of the Sycomor.
    • CHAPTER XIII. Of the Lime-Tree.
    • CHAPTER XIV. Of the Poplar, Aspen, and Abele.
    • CHAPTER XV. Of the Quick-Beam.
    • CHAPTER XVI. Of the Hasel.
    • CHAPTER XVII. Of the Birch.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. Of the Alder.
    • CHAPTER XIX. Of the Withy, Sallow, Ozier, and Willow.
    • CHAPTER XX. Of Fences, Quick-sets, &c.
    • DENDROLOGIA THE SECOND BOOK
    • CHAPTER I. Of the Mulberry.
    • CHAPTER II. Of the Platanus, Lotus, Cornus, Acacia, &c.
    • CHAPTER III. Of the Fir, Pine, Pinaster, Pitch-tree, Larsh, and Subterranean trees.
    • CHAPTER IV. Of the Cedar, Juniper, Cypress, Savine, Thuya &c.
    • CHAPTER V. Of the Cork, Ilex, Alaternus, Celastrus, Ligustrum, Philyrea, Myrtil, Lentiscus, Olive, Granade, Syring, Jasmine and other Exoticks.
    • CHAPTER VI. Of the Arbutus, Box, Yew, Holly, Pyracanth, Laurel, Bay, &c.
    • CHAPTER VII. Of the infirmities of trees, &c.
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