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Author: Humphry Repton
Title: Observations 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
Publisher: London : Printed by T. Bensley ... for J. Taylor ...
Subject (keywords, tags): Landscape gardening; Landscape architecture; Manors

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Cover title: Repton on landscape-gardening and architecture
Reprint: first published 1803
Repton utilized material from his "Red Book" presentations prepared for clients and cites over 100 locations (p. [15]-16, preliminaries)
Many of the hand-colored plates have overslips to show proposed changes in the landscapes. Two plates are tinted. Portrait of the author engraved by W. Holl after a drawing by S. Shelley as frontispiece. Dated plates read 1802. Numerous drawings, engravings (vignettes) and diagrams within the text. Repton credits his son, J. A. Repton "for many valuable ornaments to this volume" and for his architectural expertise
Archer, J. Brit. domestic arch.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery


Contributor: Research Library, The Getty Research Institute
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