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Fragments on the theory and practice of landscape gardening: including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts, in the possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally written; the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the respective arts

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Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818
Fragments on the theory and practice of landscape gardening: including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts, in the possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally written; the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the respective arts
London, England: Printed by T. Bensley and Son ... for J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, 1816
xii, 238, [2] p., [42] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 35 cm.

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Contents

[Cover]

[Marbled pages]

[Half-title] Fragments on the theory and practice of landscape gardening, pp. [i]-[ii]

[Title page] Fragments on the theory and practice of landscape gardening: including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts, in the possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally written; the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the respective arts, pp. [iii]-[iv]

[Dedication] To the Prince Regent, with his royal highness's most gracious permission, this volume is humbly inscribed by his royal highness's most faithful, obedient, and humble servants, H. and J. A. Repton, pp. [v]-[vi]

Preface, pp. [vii]-viii

[Contents] Table of contents, pp. [ix]-xii

Fragment I. On rural architecture, pp. [1]-2

Characters of houses

[Fragment I. On rural architecture, continued], pp. 3-4

Grecian, Gothic

Fragment II. Relating to symmetry, pp. [5]-6

Fence near the house

Fragment III. On fences near the house, pp. [7]-9

Fragment IV. Concerning Cobham, pp. 10-12

Entrance and north front of Cobham Hall, Kent, Earl of Darnley

Gardens of Cobham Hall, Kent

Fragment V. On dates of buildings, pp. 13-14

The cottage at Apsley Wood belonging to the Duke of Bedford

[Fragment V. On dates of buildings, continued], pp. 15-18

Fragment VI. On castles, pp. [19]-20

A design to exemplify irregularity of outline in castle Gothic

Fragment VII. On unity of character, pp. [21]-22

South front of Harleston Park, Northamptonshire, R. Andrews, Esqr. [State A]

South front of Harleston Park, Northamptonshire, R. Andrews, Esqr. [State B]

Fragment VIII. On Blenden Hall, Kent, a villa belonging to John Smith, Esq. M.P., pp. [23]-28

Blenden Hall, Kent, J. Smith, Esqr.

Fragment IX. Concerning windows, pp. [29]-30

Barningham Norfolk, J.T. Mott, Esqr. [State A]

Barningham Norfolk, J.T. Mott, Esqr. [State B]

[Fragment IX. Concerning windows, continued], pp. 31-32

Window at Barningham. [State A]

Window at Barningham. [State B]

Barningham Hall, Norfolk, J.T. Mott Esqr.

Fragment X. On Gothic outline, pp. [33]-36

Example of outline in castle Gothic

[Fragment X. On Gothic outline, continued], pp. 37-39

Fragment XI. Beaudesert, pp. [40]-48

Beaudesert, Staffordshire, Marquis of Anglesea. [State A]

Beaudesert, Staffordshire, Marquis of Anglesea. [State B]

Fragment XII. Concerning colors, pp. [49]-50

[Concerning colors]

[Fragment XII. Concerning colors, continued], p. 51

Fragment XIII. Concerning interiors, pp. [52]-58

Interiors

Fragment XIV. Wingerworth, pp. [59]-62

Wingerworth, Derbyshire, Sir W. Hunloke, Bart. [State A]

Wingerworth, Derbyshire, Sir W. Hunloke, Bart. [State B]

[Fragment XIV. Wingerworth, continued], pp. 63-64

Lodge at Wingerworth. [State A], p. 64

Lodge at Wingerworth. [State B]

Fragment XV. On planting single trees, pp. [65]-67

Fragment XVI. Concerning villas, pp. [68]-69

Report concerning a villa at Streatham, belonging to the Earl of Coventry, pp. 70-74

Report concerning a villa near a common, in the north of England, pp. 74-76

A common improved in Yorkshire. [State A]

A common improved in Yorkshire. [State B]

Report concerning a villa in Essex, very singularly situated, consisting of four or five acres of garden, in the centre of Epping Forests, abounding in deer, and immediately surrounded by a rabbit warren of twenty acres, pp. 77-80

Report concerning Ealing Park, pp. 80-82

[The belt]

[Report concerning Ealing Park, continued], p. 83

[Fragment XVI. Concerning villas, continued], pp. 83-84

Lord Sidmouth's, in Richmond Park. [State A]

Lord Sidmouth's, in Richmond Park. [State B]

[Fragment XVI. Concerning villas, continued], p. 85

Fragment XVII. Of a garden near Oporto, pp. [86]-90

Sections of a garden near Oporto

Fragment XVIII. Uppark, pp. [91]-92

Entrance to Uppark, Sr. H. Featherstone, Bart. [State A]

Entrance to Uppark, Sr. H. Featherstone, Bart. [State B]

[Fragment XVIII. Uppark, continued], p. 93

Fragment XIX. Concerning combination, pp. [94]-96

Fragment XX. Concerning contrasts, pp. [97]-100

Sunshine after rain

Fragment XXI. Frome House, Dorsetshire, pp. [101]-104

View from the south front of Frome House Dorset, N. Gould Esqr. [State A]

View from the south front of Frome House Dorset, N. Gould Esqr. [State B]

[Fragment XXI. Frome House, Dorsetshire, continued], p. 105

Fragment XXII. Of aspects and prospects, pp. [106]-111

Fragment XXIII. Of variety, pp. [112]-114

Design alluded to in Fragment XXIII

Fragment XXIV. Longleate, Wiltshire, pp. [115]-122 ff.

General view of Longleate from the Prospect Hill

[Fragment XXIV. Longleate, Wiltshire, continued], p. 123

Fragment XXV. A plan explained, pp. [124]-126

The vinery

[Fragment XXV. A plan explained, continued], pp. 127-128

Fragment XXV--a plan explained

Fragment XXVI. Extract from a recent report of a place near the capital, pp. [129]-136

View, as proposed to be altered, from the portico of a villa near London. [State A]

View, as proposed to be altered, from the portico of a villa near London. [State B]

Fragment XXVII. Gardens of Ashridge, pp. [137]-140

Design for a conduit, proposed as Ashridge, with distant view of the rosary and monks garden

The rosary at Ashridge

Arrangement proposed for the gardens of Ashridge, Herts

[Fragment XXVII. Gardens of Ashridge, continued], pp. 141-146

Fences, called invisible

[Fragment XXVII. Gardens of Ashridge, continued], p. 147

Fragment XXVIII. Containing extracts from the report of Woburn Abbey, pp. [148]-164

Approach to Woburn Abbey, as it has been altered

Approach to Woburn Abbey, before it was altered

[Fragment XXVIII. Containing extracts from the report of Woburn Abbey, continued], pp. 165-168

Forcing Garden, in winter

At Woburn Abbey

[Fragment XXVIII. Containing extracts from the report of Woburn Abbey, continued], pp. 169-176

Fragment XXIX. Concerning the luxuries of a garden, pp. [177]-183

Fragment XXX. Concerning entrance lodges and cottages, pp. [184]-187

Fragment XXXI. Of water fences, pp. [188]-190

Fragment XXXII. Concerning improvements, pp. [191]-194

Improvements

General view of Sherringham Bower, Norfolk: Abbot Upcher, Esqr. [State A]

General view of Sherringham Bower, Norfolk: Abbot Upcher, Esqr. [State B]

Fragment XXXIII. Extracted from the report on Sherringham Bower, in Norfolk, pp. [195]-212

Sherringham Bower. [State A]

Sherringham Bower. [State B]

General view from the south and east fronts of the cottage at Endsleigh, Devonshire--Dutchess of Bedford. [State A]

General view from the south and east fronts of the cottage at Endsleigh, Devonshire--Dutchess of Bedford. [State B]

Fragment XXXIV. Extracted from the report of Endsleigh, pp. [213]-226 ff.

The work house

Fragment XXXV. Concerning houses of industry, pp. [227]-228

[Plate]

[Plate]

[Fragment XXXV. Concerning houses of industry, continued], pp. 229-231

Fragment XXXVI. Hare Street, p. [232]

View from my own cottage, in Essex. [State A]

View from my own cottage, in Essex. [State B]

[Fragment XXXVI. Hare Street, continued], pp. 233-238

[Index] List of plates, p. [239]

Errata, pp. [239] ff.

[Marbled pages]

[Cover]


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