Item #24144 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

New York: C.M. Saxton And Company, 1857. Fifth Edition enlarged. Hardcover. 532 pages (2). 24 x 15.5 cm. Enlarged and newly illustrated,eighteen sixteen plates including frontispiece with copious illustrations in the text. Originally published 1841. HITCHCOCK 364. 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." Scattered foxing, binding tight. General Index. Loss backstrip head and foot. Bookplate inside front cover paste down Awarded By The American Institute. Orig. brown cloth decorated in blind. Very good   . Item #24144

Price: $125.00

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