or, The nobleman, gentleman, and gardener's recreation. Containing directions for the surveying and distributing of a country-seat into rural and extensive gardens, by the ornamenting and decoration of distant prospects, farms, parks, paddocks, &c. Originally calculated ... for the embellishment of countries in general; as also for an introduction to a general system of agriculture and planting. Illustrated with above fifty copper plates.
|Main Author:||Switzer, Stephen, 1682?-1745.|
London, Printed for J. and J. Fox [etc.] 1742.
Forests and forestry.
Plates numbered irregularly.
Appendix has special t.-p. and pagination.
Vol. 1 first pub. 1715 as "The nobleman, gentleman, and gardener's recreation"; reissued in 1718 with the addition of two further volumes, as "Ichnographia rustica: or, The nobleman, gentleman, and gardener's recreation." The present edition is that of 1718 "unaltered except for addition of a preface and an appendix." cf. Dict. nat. biog.
Environ Dsgn SB97.S87 1742: ENVI Rare
Environ Dsgn SB97.S87 1742: Beatrix Farrand Reef Point Gardens Library
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