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Title:
Stowe, a description of the house and gardens of the most noble and puissant prince, George Grenville Nugent Temple : Marquis of Buckingham, Earl Temple, Viscount and Baron Cobham.
Edition:
A new edition, with all the alterations and improvements that have been made therein, to the present time.
Published/Created:
Buckingham : Printed and sold by B. Seeley, sold also by G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Pater-noster Row, London, and T. Hodgkinson, at the New Inn at Stowe, 1788.
Physical Description:
54, [2] pages, [21] leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations ; 21 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA7625.S86 S86 1788
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Embellished with a general plan of the gardens, and also a separate plan of the house, and of each building, with perspective views of the same".
Dedication signed: B. Seeley.
Engravings by Gabriel (?) Smith; after B. Seeley and W. Fairchild.
Illustrations include "prints drawn in perspective by B. Seeley ... also a plan of the house and offices, and plans of the buildings in the gardens" by W. Fairchild.
Internal plates matching text numbered I-XI.
ESTC, T70901
Includes publisher's advertisement, page [55].
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in 20th-century quarter calf and marbled boards.
Exhibition History:
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Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Buckingham (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Buckingham, George Nugent Temple Grenville, Marquess of, 1753-1813 -- Homes and haunts.
Country homes -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Hodgkinson, T., -- Publisher.
Landscape gardening -- Great Britain.
Painting -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Stowe Gardens (England) -- Early works to 1800.
Stowe House (Buckinghamshire, England) -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Guidebooks.
Engravings -- 1788.
Contributors:
Fairchild, W., illustrator.
Seeley, B. (Benton), illustrator, publisher.
Smith, Gabriel, 1724-1783, engraver.
G. G. J. and J. Robinson (Paternoster-Row, London, England), bookseller.
Walter, Paul F., donor.
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