Advertisement the Silva of Mr Evelyn, One of the Best Books Upon Planting Ever Published, Being Nearly Out of Print, and the Few Remaining Copies Of
BiblioBazaar, Aug 6, 2010 - 25 pages
The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.Delve into what it was like to live during the eighteenth century by reading the first-hand accounts of everyday people, including city dwellers and farmers, businessmen and bankers, artisans and merchants, artists and their patrons, politicians and their constituents. Original texts make the American, French, and Industrial revolutions vividly contemporary.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++Cambridge University LibraryT232312Title from drop-head title and first few lines of text. An advertisement for John Hunter's 'Silva' printed by A. Ward in York in 1786.[York, 1785?]. ,17, p., plate; 4
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