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 grounds 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... By A. J. Downing.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-151053

Description

2 p. ¾., viii, [9]-451 p. front., illus. 24 1/2 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Landscape gardening.

Originator

Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson), 1815-1852

Publication

New York & London, Wiley and Putnam;
Boston, C. C. Little & co.

Description

2 p. ¾., viii, [9]-451 p. front., illus. 24 1/2 cm.

Call Number

Rare SB471.D7 1841