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Repton, Humphry, 1752–1818

The red books of Humphry Repton.

London : Basilisk Press, 1976.
Physical Description:
4 v. : ill., plates (part col.) plans ; 23 x 30 cm.-45 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A S 2
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Printed by Cotswold Collotype Limited; bound by W.T. Morrell and Co.
The author's calling card, reproduced in v. 2-3, originally engraved by T. Medland.
Some plates have overlays, in the manner of an overlay from an original red book; some are mounted.
Title from colphon; each vol. has special title page.
Vols. 1-3 are facsimiles of illustrated mss.
"Five hundred and fifteen sets have been printed ..."
In case (48 cm.) as issued.
Bibliographical notes in v.4.
Subject Terms:
Antony House.
Country homes -- England.
Gardens in art.
Landscape architecture -- England.
Landscape gardening -- England.
Landscapes in art.
Sheringham Hall.
Red books.
Malins, Edward Greenway. Red books of Humphry Repton.
Repton, J. Adey (John Adey), 1775-1860.

  • v.1. Plans for Sherringham in Norfolk ... by H. Repton, assisted in the architecture by his son, I. A. Repton.--v.2. Antony House in Cornwall.--v.3. Attingham in Shropshire.--v.4. Malins, E. The red books of Humphry Repton.

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