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The Resource The North American sylva; : or, A description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia. Considered particularly with respect to their use in the arts and their introduction into commerce. To which is added a description of the most useful of the European forest trees., Illustrated by 156 colored engravings. Translated from the French of F. Andrew Michaux, member of the Philosophical Society of Philadelphia, etc., With notes by J. Jay Smith, editor of the Horticulturist, member of the Adademy of Natural Sciences, etc..

The North American sylva; : or, A description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia. Considered particularly with respect to their use in the arts and their introduction into commerce. To which is added a description of the most useful of the European forest trees., Illustrated by 156 colored engravings. Translated from the French of F. Andrew Michaux, member of the Philosophical Society of Philadelphia, etc., With notes by J. Jay Smith, editor of the Horticulturist, member of the Adademy of Natural Sciences, etc..

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The North American sylva; : or, A description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia. Considered particularly with respect to their use in the arts and their introduction into commerce. To which is added a description of the most useful of the European forest trees.
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The North American sylva;
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or, A description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia. Considered particularly with respect to their use in the arts and their introduction into commerce. To which is added a description of the most useful of the European forest trees.
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Illustrated by 156 colored engravings. Translated from the French of F. Andrew Michaux, member of the Philosophical Society of Philadelphia, etc., With notes by J. Jay Smith, editor of the Horticulturist, member of the Adademy of Natural Sciences, etc..
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The North American sylva; : or, A description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia. Considered particularly with respect to their use in the arts and their introduction into commerce. To which is added a description of the most useful of the European forest trees., Illustrated by 156 colored engravings. Translated from the French of F. Andrew Michaux, member of the Philosophical Society of Philadelphia, etc., With notes by J. Jay Smith, editor of the Horticulturist, member of the Adademy of Natural Sciences, etc..
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  • With portrait of Michaux in v. 1
  • Volumes 4-5 are v. 1-3 of Nuttall, Thomas. The North American sylva ... Philadelphia, 1865
  • There is no plate or description numbered XXX-XXXI (v.4), but extra plates numbered V and X
  • The nucleus of this work is the History of North American Oaks by Andrè Michaus
  • Translated into English by Augustus L. Hillhouse
  • Original title in French of v.1-3: Histoire des arbres forestiers de l'Amérique Septentrionale. First printed in Paris, 1810-1813
  • Vols. 4-5 have title: The North American Sylva; or, A description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia, not described in the work of F. Andrew Michaux, and containing all the forest trees discovered in the Rocky Mountains, the Territory of Oregon, down to the shores of the Pacific, and into the confines of California, as well as in various parts of the United States. Illustrated by 121 colored plates. By Thomas Nuttall, F.L.S. Member of the American Philosophical Society, and of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, etc., Three volumes in two...Being the fourth [and fifth] volumes of Michaux and Nuttall's North America Sylva. Philadelphia: Wm. Rutter& Co., Seventh & Cherry Streets. 1871
  • The engravings were printed from the original copper-plates partly engraved by Redouté
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28 cm.
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5 v., 277 col. plates
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  • Bookplate of Seymour Morris.
  • Ownership stamp of B.M. Everhart, West Chester, Pa. 1874.
  • Bound in 3/4 brown morocco. All edges gilt.
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  • (LGTO)(RLIN)NYNY18483343-B
  • (NNBG)b10601351
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  • (OCoLC)ocn370615366
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The North American sylva; : or, A description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia. Considered particularly with respect to their use in the arts and their introduction into commerce. To which is added a description of the most useful of the European forest trees., Illustrated by 156 colored engravings. Translated from the French of F. Andrew Michaux, member of the Philosophical Society of Philadelphia, etc., With notes by J. Jay Smith, editor of the Horticulturist, member of the Adademy of Natural Sciences, etc..
Publication
Note
  • With portrait of Michaux in v. 1
  • Volumes 4-5 are v. 1-3 of Nuttall, Thomas. The North American sylva ... Philadelphia, 1865
  • There is no plate or description numbered XXX-XXXI (v.4), but extra plates numbered V and X
  • The nucleus of this work is the History of North American Oaks by Andrè Michaus
  • Translated into English by Augustus L. Hillhouse
  • Original title in French of v.1-3: Histoire des arbres forestiers de l'Amérique Septentrionale. First printed in Paris, 1810-1813
  • Vols. 4-5 have title: The North American Sylva; or, A description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia, not described in the work of F. Andrew Michaux, and containing all the forest trees discovered in the Rocky Mountains, the Territory of Oregon, down to the shores of the Pacific, and into the confines of California, as well as in various parts of the United States. Illustrated by 121 colored plates. By Thomas Nuttall, F.L.S. Member of the American Philosophical Society, and of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, etc., Three volumes in two...Being the fourth [and fifth] volumes of Michaux and Nuttall's North America Sylva. Philadelphia: Wm. Rutter& Co., Seventh & Cherry Streets. 1871
  • The engravings were printed from the original copper-plates partly engraved by Redouté
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
5 v., 277 col. plates
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Bookplate of Seymour Morris.
  • Ownership stamp of B.M. Everhart, West Chester, Pa. 1874.
  • Bound in 3/4 brown morocco. All edges gilt.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (LGTO)(RLIN)NYNY18483343-B
  • (NNBG)b10601351
  • spec recon
  • (OCoLC)ocn370615366

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