Item #217441 The North American Sylva; or, a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia...[Three vols.], [with] The North American Sylva...Not Described in the Work of F. Andrew Michaux...[Two vols.]. F. Andrew Michaux, Thomas Nuttall.
The North American Sylva; or, a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia...[Three vols.], [with] The North American Sylva...Not Described in the Work of F. Andrew Michaux...[Two vols.].
The North American Sylva; or, a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia...[Three vols.], [with] The North American Sylva...Not Described in the Work of F. Andrew Michaux...[Two vols.].
The North American Sylva; or, a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia...[Three vols.], [with] The North American Sylva...Not Described in the Work of F. Andrew Michaux...[Two vols.].
The North American Sylva; or, a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia...[Three vols.], [with] The North American Sylva...Not Described in the Work of F. Andrew Michaux...[Two vols.].

The North American Sylva; or, a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia...[Three vols.], [with] The North American Sylva...Not Described in the Work of F. Andrew Michaux...[Two vols.].

Philadelphia: W.M. Rutter & Co., 1865. Illustrated with 277 hand-colored plates (156 in Michaux; 121 in Nuttall). 1865 edition, combining the works of Michaux and Nuttall. Five volumes uniformly bound in 3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, aeg. Tall Octavos. 184; 180; 180; 207; 204, 205-15 (index). Extremities scuffed with some tears and abrasions to leather. All plates present and pristine with a single instance of pressed leaf shadow to verso of plate 16 Michaux Vol. I., and marginal 2" strip offsetting to plate 115 Volume III. Item #217441

Translated from the French by J. Jay Smith.

Michaux's work is also "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." Nuttall's work also contains "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."

Nuttall's original lithographic stones used in earlier editions were destroyed in a fire, and new stones were created for this edition.

Sabin 48695.

Price: $5,000.00

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