Yale Center for British Art
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
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter.
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Related Content:
View a selection of digital images in the Yale Center for British Art's online catalogue https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3907237
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".
Exhibition History:
Art in Focus: John Goto's “High Summer” (Yale Center for British Art, April 6, 2018-August 19, 2018)

Subject Terms:
Buckingham, George Nugent Temple Grenville, Marquess of, 1753-1813 -- Homes and haunts. | Stowe House (Buckinghamshire, England) -- Early works to 1800. | Stowe Gardens (England) -- Early works to 1800. | Landscape gardening -- Great Britain. | Country homes -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800. | Painting -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800. | Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800. | Buckingham (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Early works to 1800. | Hodgkinson, T., -- Publisher.
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.