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Title:
Stow : the gardens of the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Cobham ...
Published/Created:
London : Printed for B. Seeley, bookseller in Buckingham, and sold by John and James Rivington, in St. Paul's Church-yard, and Robert Sayer, opposite Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, [1751].
Physical Description:
[4], [4], 28 p., [11] leaves of plates (one folded) : ill. ; 20 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA7625 S86 S86 1751
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates by George Vertue and Gerard Van der Gucht; after Benton Seeley.
Added t.p.: Dialogue containing a description of thegardens of the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Cobham ... -- Third edition. -- London, 1751.
Date from added t.p.
Plates are dated 1750.
Dialogue ... is by William Gilpin.
Contents:
(from t.p.) I. Forty views of the temples and other ornamental buildings in the said gardens, as also two views of the house -- II. A description of all the buildings, copies of the inscriptions, and translations of them -- III. A dialogue upon the said gardens
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain.
Cobham, Richard Temple, Viscount, 1669?-1749.
Engraving -- Specimens -- [1751].
Gardens -- Great Britain.
Rivington, John and James -- Publisher.
Sayer, Robert -- Publisher.
Seeley, B. -- Publisher.
Stowe House (England)
Contributors:
Vertue, George, 1684-1756, engraver.
Van der Gucht, Gerard, 1696-1776, engraver.
Seeley, B. (Benton), ill.
Gilpin, William, 1724-1804. Dialogue containing a description of the gardens of the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Cobham.
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