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A treatise on the theory and practice of landscape gardening, adapted to North America; with a view to the improvement of country residences. Comprising historical notices and general principles of the art, directions for laying out gardens and arranging plantations, the description and cultivation of hardy trees, decorative accompaniments to the house and grounds, the formation of pieces of artificial water, flower gardens, etc., with remarks on rural architecture.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson), 1815-1852.
Publication
New York, London
Date
1844.
Edition
2d ed., enl., rev., and newly illustrated.
Description
xiv, [9]-497 p. front., illus., plates. 24 cm.
Notes
Gift, 1985: Ambrose Cramer (ex-libris).
GUSN
151054
Call Number
Rare SB471.D
Descriptive terms
Landscape gardening.

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