The Public Fountain in Civic Art

    Connecticut Privately Printed 1946

    11pp wrappers. Short essay on the specific function of public fountains in Townscape. Ex library. Discrete stamp on inner wrapper. Illustrated wrapper.

    Stock ID: 770
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  • The Red Books of Humphry Repton by [REPTON] MALLINS, Edward. [ Explanatory volume ]
    [REPTON] MALLINS, Edward. [ Explanatory volume ]
    The Red Books of Humphry Repton

    London Basilisk Press 1976

    no 305 0f 515. Folio and oblong 8vo. 4 vols. Limited numbered edition of 515 sets, quarter red morocco gilt over marbled boards, in cloth box, a very good set. A sumptuous facsimile edition, the first published edition thus, of the surviving Red Books; Anthony House, Cornwall; Attingham Park, Shropshire and Sheringham Hall, Norfolk, with an explanatory volume by Edward Mallins containing recent photographs by Eric de Mare. Repton's drawings are meticulously reproduced in collotype and printed on wove paper as close as possible to the original Whatman stock.

    Stock ID: 22155
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    The Wild Rabbit in a new aspect, or Rabbit-Warrens that Pay. A record of recent experiments conduced on the estate of the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Wharncliffe at Wortley Hall

    Edinburgh & London William Blackwood 1893

    136pp with some text ills as line drawings, 24pp catalogue of books on rural affairs. Green gilt lettered cloth with rabbit in gilt on upper board. Very good. On how to set up a warren for commercial ends, the book represents a revival in estate management of breeding rabbits for commercial purposes. Fascinating period item for those interested in the history of estate management and landscape design of large parkland landscapes as well as those closely interested in the rabbit.

    Stock ID: 22311
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    Untitled Promotional Booklet

    Taplow, Bucks Published by the firm nd 1951

    2pp introduction including long quote from George Sitwell's On Making Gardens + unpaginated section illustrating 74 projects from garden layouts to individual greenhouses. Each project located. 4to. Stapled wrappers with sepia full page landscape illustration on upper wrapper with Humphry Repton quotation.

    Stock ID: 22546
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  • William Kent: Landscape Designers : an assessment and catalogue of his designs by (KENT) HUNT John Dixon
    (KENT) HUNT John Dixon
    William Kent: Landscape Designers : an assessment and catalogue of his designs

    London Zwemmer 1987

    Architects in Perspective Series: Series Editor Peter Willis. 176pp illus with b/w line ills. Long 4to. Fine in dw. Comes with custom made cardboard box for protection. First book devoted soley to the garden designs of William Kent. Includes a catalogue Raisonné (115 items) of rleated landscape design drawings.

    Stock ID: 22422
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