OBSERVATIONS ON MODERN GARDENING, Illustrated by DESCRIPTIONS. By Thomas Whatley. First edition. Hardback. 8 1/4 by 5 inches. 257 pp. Leather covers, red spine label. Covers quite scuffed, edgeworn. Both covers detached. Spine is darkened, label readable in good imagination. Small piece of scotch tape on cover. FEP detached. Previous owner's name and later owner's emboosed stamp on title page. Light-to-moderate spotting present through text. REPs detached. Text is complete, binding is tight. Contents include: Of Ground, A Hill at Ilam, Of Wood, A Grove at Claremont, A Grove at Ether Place, Of Water, Blenheim, Wotton, Of Rocks, Middleton dale, Matlock Bath, New Weir on the Wye, Dove dale, Of Buildings, Temple of Pan at the south lodge on Enfield Chace, Of Art, Caversham, Of Picturesque Beauty, Of Character, Of the Generalk Subject, Of a Farm, Leasowes, Woburn farm, Of a Park, Painshill, Hagley, Of a Garden, Stowe, Of a Riding, Persfield. This important book greatly influenced Thomas Jefferson. N° de réf. du libraire 661
Titre : OBSERVATIONS ON MODERN GARDENING, ...
Date d'édition : 1770
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Good
Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket
Edition : 1st Edition
Description du livre Printed for T. Payne, at the Mews-gate., London, 1770. Hardcover. État : Good condition. First Edition. [viii], 257 pages of text. Hardcover binding; full leather binding, heavily rubbed and worn, with both hinges detached; in need of a rebinding. First and final several pages are detached from the otherwise intact text block. Six pages stained at gutter by tape repair along seam. Minor to moderate foxing scattered throughout text, and a few pages with small creases at corners. Size: Octavo (8vo). N° de réf. du libraire 009393