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John Evelyn, fellow of the Royal society: author of Sylva

Ponsonby, Arthur Ponsonby Baron

John Evelyn, fellow of the Royal society: author of Sylva

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Published by Folcroft Press in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evelyn, John, -- 1620-1706

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur Ponsonby (Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede) ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA447.E9P6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 350 p.
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23745068M
    LC Control Number34007577


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[Arthur Ponsonby Ponsonby, Baron]. Initiated by the newly-established Royal Society and its founding member John Evelyn, this discourse soon spread to the continent. It paved the way to John Evelyn new approach to the management of forests.

In Germany it led to the coining of the new term "nachhaltig" (i.e. sustaining, sustainable). Acclaimed as “the greatest genius who ever lived”, Freemason Sir Isaac Newton was President of The Royal Society from to InThe Society was permitted by Royal Charter to publish and the first two books it produced were John Evelyn’s Sylva and Robert Hooke’s Micrographia.

In the Society was permitted by Royal Charter to publish and the first two books it produced were John Evelyn’s Sylva and Micrographia by Robert Hooke. Inthe first issue of Philosophical Transactions was edited by Henry Oldenburg, the Society’s Secretary.

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John Evelyn lived through the English Civil War, the Commonwealth, the Restoration, the reigns of Charles II, James II, William III and Mary II, and the early reign of Anne. He was best known in his own lifetime and during the eighteenth century for his book Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest Trees, a work produced in at the request of the Royal Society, following his delivery of a paper on the.

The brief biographical notices of sixty-six noteworthy families printed in this book are compiled from replies to a circular issued fellow of the Royal society: author of Sylva book me in the spring of to all living Fellows of the Royal Society.

Those that first arrived were discussed in “Nature,” Aug In the Society was permitted by Royal Charter to publish and the first two books it produced were John Evelyn's Sylva and Micrographia by Fellow of the Royal society: author of Sylva book Hooke. Inthe first issue of Philosophical Transactions was edited by Henry Oldenburg, the Society's Secretary.

The Society was empowered by its Royal Charter to publish, and the first two books it produced were John Evelyn’s Sylva, or A discourse of forest-trees and propogation of timbers in his Majesties dominions inand Robert Hooke’s Micrographia, or Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses: with discussions and inquiries thereupon in The RSA is a charity which encourages the John Evelyn of human potential to address the challenges that society faces.

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His famous Sylva, or "Discourse concerning Forest Trees," was the outcome of the appeal of the Navy Office to the Royal Society,— of which he was one of the original members,—on the question of timber for shipbuilding; and the significant words of Isaac Disraeli are enough to prove the importance attaching to this when he says "Inquire at the Admiralty how the fleets of Nelson have been constructed, and.

Condition: Very Good. Read, 2 volume set. Folio. Author believed to be John Mottley, under the pseudonym of Robert Seymour. Vol I - pp. Vol II - pp. John Evelyn. Published by Henry Colburn He was a Fellow of the Royal Society). Penned genealogical records to rear.

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In the Society was permitted by Royal Charter to publish and the first two books it produced were John Evelyn's Sylva and Micrographia by Robert Hooke/5(21). About 8, Fellows have been elected to the Royal Society of London since its inception in Below is an incomplete list of people who are or were Fellows or Foreign Members of the Royal Society; the date of election to the Fellowship follows the in brackets relate to an award or event associated with the person; the Society maintains complete online lists of current Fellows.

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[59] Fellows are elected for life, and gain the right to use the postnomial Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) title. The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Book of Herbs, by Rosalind Northcote John Evelyn once wrote an essay called “Acetaria: a Discourse of Sallets,” and dedicated it to Lord Somers, the President of the Royal Society.

The Dedication is [8] highly laudatory and somewhat grandiloquent. The Smoke of London uncovers the origins of urban air pollution, two centuries before the industrial revolution. ByLondon was a fossil-fuelled city, its high-sulfur coal a basic necessity for the poor and a source of cheap energy for its growing manufacturing by: 8.

Adam Watson, Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, Fellow of the Arctic Institute of North America, Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society, Fellow of the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society, (born 14 April ), is a. Evelyn also recommended that a body of approved writing be established, for other writers to emulate.

This would include texts ‘well translated out of the best orators & poets’, and the ‘public writings’ of Royal Society Fellows, in the hope that other writers might look to the Fellows as ‘judges and approbators’.Cited by: 3. The Royal Society of Literature, London, holds six letters from Underhill,in its files.

City of London Polytechnic, Fawcett Library, holds a letter from Underhill to A Maude Royden, (in Box ) and a letter from Underhill to Mrs Roberts, (in A L vol VI).

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16 It had become Pringle's custom to speak at some length about the earlier history of the scientific topic that was the subject of the award each year, and he Cited by: 5. Ardaseer Cursetjee (), the First Indian Fellow of the Royal Society of London Article (PDF Available) in Notes and Records of The Royal Society 47(1) January with 75 ReadsAuthor: Rajesh Kochhar.

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