Yale Center for British Art
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.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
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.
Subject Terms:
Landscape architecture. | Landscape gardening. | Gardening -- Great Britain -- 19th century. | Formal gardens -- Design -- Great Britain. | Gardens -- Design -- Great Britain. | Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century. | Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century. | Beaumont, Richard Blackett -- Bookplate. | Sneyd, C.M. -- Pres. insc. from Edith Cope. | Cope, Edith -- Pres. insc. to C.M. Sneyd. | Givson, V.P.J., Mrs. -- Provenance.
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.