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Sketches and hints on landscape gardening : collected from designs and observations now in the possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally made : the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the art of laying out ground

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Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818
Sketches and hints on landscape gardening : collected from designs and observations now in the possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally made : the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the art of laying out ground
London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., Shakspeare Printing-Office, and sold by J. and J. Boydell ... and by G. Nicol ..., [1794]
xvi, 83 pages, 3 unnumbered pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates (some folded) : color illustrations ; 28 x 38 cm

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Contents

[Cover], pp. [unnumbered]-[i]

[Title page], pp. [iii] ff.

To the king, pp. [v]-vi

Contents, pp. [vii] ff.

Advertisement, explaining the nature of this work, pp. [ix]-x

Catalogue of those red books from whence the following extracts are made; or which are mentioned as containing further elucidations of the subjects introduced in this first volume, pp. [xi]-xii

Introduction, pp. [xiii]-xvi

Landscape gardening. Chap. I. Concerning different characters and situations, pp. [1]-2 ff.

[Plate I. State A]

[Plate I. State B], pp. [unnumbered]-4

[Plate II. State A]

[Plate II. State B]

[Plate II. State C], pp. [unnumbered]-10

[Plate III. State A]

[Plate III. State B], pp. [unnumbered]-12

[Plate IV. State A]

[Plate IV. State B]

Chap. II. Concerning buildings, pp. 13-14 ff.

[Plate V. State A]

[Plate V. State B], pp. [unnumbered]-16

[Plate VI. State A], pp. [unnumbered]-18

[Plate VII. State A]

[Plate VII. State B], pp. [unnumbered]-19

Chap. III. Concerning proper situations for an [a] house, pp. 20-22 ff.

[Plate VIII. State A]

[Plate VIII. State B], pp. [unnumbered]-24

[Plate IX. State A]

[Plate IX. State B], pp. [unnumbered]-26

[Plate X], pp. [unnumbered]-28

Chap. IV. Concerning water, pp. 29-30 ff.

[Plate XI. State A]

[Plate XI. State B], pp. [unnumbered]-32

[Plate XII. State A]

[Plate XII. State B, pp. [unnumbered]-35

Chap. V. Concerning park scenery, pp. 36-40

[Plate XIII. State A]

[Plate XIII. State B]

[Plate XIV. State A]

[Plate XIV. State B], pp. [unnumbered]-41

Chap. VI. On the ancient style of gardening; of symmetry and uniformity, pp. 42-46

[Plate XV. State A]

[Plate XV. State B], pp. [unnumbered]-47

Chap. VII. Concerning approaches; with some remarks on the affinity betwixt painting and gardening, pp. 48-52

[Plate XVI. State A]

[Plate XVI. State B], pp. [unnumbered]-65

Appendix, pp. [67]-83 ff.

Explanation of the plates

[Cover]


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