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 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.
Published/Created:
London : Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, for J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, High Holborn, 1805.

Physical Description:
16, 222, [2] p., [28] leaves of plates ([1] folded) : 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 -- Great Britain. | Landscape gardening -- Great Britain. | 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. | Castle Semple -- Bookplate. | Jennings, J.B. -- Autograph. | Stipple engraving -- Specimens -- 1805. | Engraving -- Specimens -- 1805.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1805. | Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1805.
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.