Observations on the Formation and Management of Useful and Ornamental Plantations; on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening and on Gaining and Embanking Land from Rivers or the Sea. Illustrated with plates
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Edinburgh: Archibald Constable & Co, 1804. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable & Co. 1804. xiv, , -342, [16p index], [2p ads], illustrations, two fold out plates, indexed. 23cm. Bound in full tree calf, red morocco spine label, titling in gilt, spine bands in gilt; speckled edges. The first book from the renowned prolific landscape architect of the early nineteenth century whose influence reached A.J. Downing, Calvert Vaux, and Frederick Law Olmsted. Covers rubbed, edges worn with slight insecting at the tail of the spine; joints are tender; still, an important, rare work on landscape architecture in good condition.