REPTON (HUMPHRY AND J. ADEY) Fragments on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening. Including some Remarks on Grecian and Gothic Architecture, FIRST EDITION, T. Bensley & Son for J. Taylor, 1816
Lot 82
REPTON (HUMPHRY AND J. ADEY)
Fragments on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening. Including some Remarks on Grecian and Gothic Architecture, FIRST EDITION, T. Bensley & Son for J. Taylor, 1816
Sold for £ 7,750 (US$ 10,390) inc. premium

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REPTON (HUMPHRY AND J. ADEY)
Fragments on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening. Including some Remarks on Grecian and Gothic Architecture, FIRST EDITION, half-title, 43 plates, comprising one uncoloured woodcut, 22 hand-coloured aquatint plates (10 with overslips), 20 plain or tinted aquatint plates (4 with overslips), 9 aquatint vignettes in the text (2 with overslips), without half-title, some light spotting and soiling, occasional offsetting, contemporary speckled calf gilt, rebacked preserving original gilt panelled spine [Abbey Scenery 391; Tooley 398], 4to (336 x 270mm.), T. Bensley & Son for J. Taylor, 1816

Footnotes

  • The first edition of Repton's last great work on landscape gardening, completed with the aid of his architect son.

    Provenance: Sir James Carnegie of Southesk Bart.; Donald & Mary Hyde, bookplates.
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