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Creator:
Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818.
Title:
Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening : including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts, in the possesion of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally written; the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the respective arts / by H. Repton, Esq.
Published/Created:
London : Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, for J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, High Holborn, 1803.
Physical Description:
16, 222, [2] p., [28] leaves of plates : ill., port., map ; 35 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SB471 .R47 1803+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
SB471 .R47 1803+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Stipple engraved frontispiece portrait of the author by William Holl; after Samuel Shelley. The remaining plates aquatints and line engravings, mostly unsigned. Plate [11] engraved by S. Porter; plate [28] engraved by S. Porter, after J. Adey Repton.
A number of the plates have engraved overslips, showing changes in landscape.
Also includes aquatint and wood-engraved illustrations within the text.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 390
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1979 ed.) 399
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy one is the Abbey copy. Bound in gilt-tooled diced calf. Copy 2 bound in gilt- and blind-stamped smooth calf. Bookplate: Richard Blackett Beaumont. Ms inscription: C.M. Sneyd, given me by my cousin Edith Cope, wife of Edmund, eldest son of Sir William Cope of Bramshill. Ms inscription: From the library of Mrs. V.P.J. Gibson, great-great-great-grand-daughter of Humphry Repton.
Subject Terms:
Beaumont, Richard Blackett -- Bookplate.
Cope, Edith -- Pres. insc. to C.M. Sneyd.
Formal gardens -- Design -- Great Britain.
Gardening -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Gardens -- Design -- Great Britain.
Givson, V.P.J., Mrs. -- Provenance.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Landscape architecture.
Landscape gardening.
Sneyd, C.M. -- Pres. insc. from Edith Cope.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1803.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1803.
Wood engravings -- 1803.
Stipple engravings -- 1803.
Engravings -- 1803.
Contributors:
Holl, William, 1771-1838, engraver.
Porter, Samuel, active 1792-1842, engraver.
Repton, J. Adey (John Adey), 1775-1860, ill.
Shelley, Samuel, approximately 1750-1808, engraver.
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