An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”
15871 entries, 13811 authors and 1928 subjects. Updated: March 19, 2023
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Sylva, or a discourse of forest-trees, and the preservation of timber in His Majesty’s dominions.London: Jo. Martyn and Ja. Allestry, 1664.
A protest against the careless destruction of England’s forests to fuel the furnaces of the glass and iron industries. The work was influential in establishing a much-needed program of reforestation that had a lasting effect on the British economy. This was the first official publication of the newly established Royal Society.
Subjects: BIOLOGY › Ecology / Environment, BOTANY › Dendrology