Item #24124 A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Adapted to America; Etc. A. J. Downing.
A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Adapted to America; Etc

A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Adapted to America; Etc

New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1844. Second edition. Hardcover. 497 pages. 24 x 15.5 cm. Second edition, enlarged and newly illustrated, sixteen plates including frontispiece with copious illustrations in the text. Originally published 1841. HITCHCOCK 355. KARPEL B528. "This is the first book devoted entirely to landscape gardening and rural architecture in America, and one of the most influential books ever published in the history of American art and taste." Clean copy, text and plates uniformly free of foxing. Nicks to joints at backstrip head. Small stamp of Israel A. Bierce front cover pastedown. Orig. gray/green cloth decorated in blind, backstrip lettered and decorated in gilt. Very good. Item #24124

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