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Creator:
Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818, author.
Title:
Fragments on the theory and practice of landscape gardening : including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts in possession 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. ; assisted by his son, J. Adey Repton, F.A.S.
Published/Created:
London : Printed by T. Bensley and Son, Bolt Court, Fleet Street, for J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, High Holborn, 1816.
Physical Description:
xii, 238, [2] pages, [43] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 35 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SB471 .R47 1816+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
SB471 .R47 1816+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
SB471 .R47 1816+ Copy 3 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.


Rare Books and Manuscripts
SB471 .R47 1816+ Copy 4 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:
Aquatints after drawings by Humphry Repton. A number of the plates have overlays, showing changes to the landscapes (in the manner of the Red Books produced by Repton).
Wood-engraved diagrams and illustrations within the text.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 391
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1979 ed), 398
LWL 72 816R: With fore edge painting.
LWL 72 816R: From the library of Annie Burr Jennings, with her book-plate.
LWL 72 816R: Bequest of Miss Jennings to Annie Burr Lewis.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in contemporary three-quarter dark green morocco with marbled boards.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in publisher's original boards. Catalogue of modern books on architecture, theoretical, practical and ornaments ... on sale at J. Taylor's Architecture Library, [8] p. tipped in at end, not included in pagination.
BAC: British Art Center copy 3 bound in contemporary blind- and gilt-stamped calf, with gilt edges. Bookplate: Richard Blackett Beaumont. Autograph: C.M. Sneyd.
BAC: British Art Center copy 4 is the Abbey copy. Bound in contempory gilt-tooled calf. Armorial bookplate: Benjamin Gott.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic.
Beaumont, Richard Blackett -- Bookplate.
Gott, Benjamin -- Bookplate.
Jennings, Annie Burr, Miss -- Bookplate.
Landscape gardening.
Sneyd, C. M. -- Autograph.
T. Bensley and son -- Printer.
Taylor, J. -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Fore-edge paintings (Binding)
Aquatints -- 1816.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1816.
Overlays.
Wood engravings -- 1816.
Publisher's advertisements.
Contributors:
Repton, J. Adey (John Adey), 1775-1860.
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