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 and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-151054

Description

xiv, [9]-497 p. front., illus., plates. 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Landscape gardening.

Originator

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

Publication

New York, London

Description

xiv, [9]-497 p. front., illus., plates. 24 cm.

Notes

Gift, 1985: Ambrose Cramer (ex-libris).

Call Number

Rare SB471.D

Edition

2d ed., enl., rev., and newly illustrated.