Hints For Picturesque Improvements In Ornamental Cottages and Their Scenery. Edmund Bartell.

Hints For Picturesque Improvements In Ornamental Cottages and Their Scenery

London: J. Taylor, 1804. First edition. leather_bound. 140 pp. 8vo, six aquatint plates. An influential book, Bartell is considered the first to suggest that it was acceptable for the gentry to choose the inexpensive, but tastefully designed "cottage orne" over the substantial country house. ARCHER 14.1. Slight age-toning, moderate surface rubbing, raised bands, leather spine label lettered in gilt. 19th century half brown calf and marbled boards with all edges marbled. Very good. Item #12233

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