The Gardens At Stowe. Gilbert West, Daniel Defoe, William Gilpin, George Bickham, Benton Seeley, John Dixon Hunt, series.

The Gardens At Stowe

New York: Garland Publishing, 1982.

Illustrated by Illustrated. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #10848
ISBN: 0824001648

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Facsimile reprints of six descriptions 1732-1797: Stowe, the gardens of the Right Honuorable Richard Lord Viscount Cobham / Gilbert West (1732); Appendix on six gardens from A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain / Daniel Defoe; A dialogue upon the gardens of the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Cobham at Stow / William Gilpin; The beauties of Stow / George Bickham; Stowe, a description (1777) / Benton Seeley; Stowe, a description (1797) / Benton Seeley. Illustrated, including four folding plans. "Here we bring together in one volume a selection of important documents: these six descriptions, together with their engraved plans and views, allow the changes in garden taste (and in the taste of Stowe's visitors) to be traced in one garden during the main years of the English landscape garden movement." - Preface. ; The English Landscape Garden; Ex-Library; Vol. 16; [424] pages.

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