Sylva Britannica ; or Portraits of Forest Trees, Distinguished for their antiquity, magnitude or beauty, drawn from nature.
London: Published for the author by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1830. Second edition, bound here in two volumes. Volume 1 being the descriptions and volume 2 the plates. Volume 1, dated May 1830 to the preface. Complete with 49 plates engraved on India paper and tipped onto the pages. The binding is half leather, with attractive marbled boards. In new condition. Inside, in good condition but with scattered foxing. Half title is also on India paper mounted., title. Divisional title at page 128 and the remainder of the work covers Scottish trees separately. viii, 152., 49. pp. Ab attractive copy. Ref. Nissen BBI 1907. This work was first published by Strutt in 1826 in a folio format. For the present work, the folio plates were reduced and the folio text was modified to allow for the re-ordering of the trees into more coherent groupings