Stowe Gardens in Buckinghamshire: laid out by Mr Bridgeman, delineated in a large plan, and fifteen perspective views. Drawn on the spot by Mons. Rigaud, now reprinted. To which is added an account of the original publication and descriptive notes to each view by George B. Clarke.
London B W Publications Ltd 1987
Large folio (620x450mm). 16 engraved plates after Rigaud, of which 4 are double page, original calf backed spine, gilt lettered. Marbled slip case. Minor wear to slipcase else very good indeed. Limited to 450 copies. This is no 181. This is the facsimile of the wonderful illustrations of Stowe by Rigaud to which is added descriptive notes by George Clark, a key authority on the Stowe landscape. Bookplate of Henry Potts.