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Whately, Thomas, d. 1772

Observations on modern gardening, and laying out pleasure-grounds, parks, farms, ridings, &c. Illustrated by descriptions. To which is added, an essay on the different natural situations of gardens.

A new edition: with notes by Horace (late) Earl of Orford; and ornamented with plates, chiefly designed by Mr. Wollet ...
London, Printed for West and Hughes, 1801.
Physical Description:
viii, 155 p. col. front., 5 col. plates. 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SB471 .W55 1801+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Walpole's notes are taken from his Essay on modern gardening.
Plates engraved by Le Couer, J. Walker, and Willm. Wise; after W. Woollett.
"Printed by W. Blackader."
Abbey, Scenery, 389 (copy 1: Abbey copy).
British Art Center has 3 copies. Copy 3 has the bookplates of Joshua Smith, Richard Blackett Beaumont, and George T. Ramsden; and the stamp and autograph of George Ludlow. Copies 1 and 2 are imperfect: their half-titles are wanting.
Subject Terms:
Beaumont, Richard Blackett, b.1926 -- Bookplate.
Blackader, W. -- Printer.
Engraving, colored -- Specimens -- 1801.
Landscape gardening.
Ludlow, George -- Autograph.
Ramsden, George Taylor, 1879-1936 -- Bookplate.
Smith, Joshua, 1735-1819 -- Bookplate.
West and Hughes -- Publisher.
Woollett, William, 1735-1785.
Le Couer.
Wise, William, fl. 1790-1801.
Walker, J.
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797. History of the modern taste in gardening.

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