Silva: or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesty's dominions; as it was delivered in the Royal society, on October XV, MDCLXII, upon occasion of certain queries propounded to that illustrious assembly, by the hon. the principal officers and commissioners of the Navy. Together with an historical account of the sacredness and use of standing groves. To which is added the Terra: a philosophical discource of earth, Volume 2
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