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(Four designs for a bowling green), plate2D following page 80 in the book The Theory and Practice of Gardening by Alexandre Le Blond , 2nd English ed. tr. by John James (London: Bernard Lintot, 1728)
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1728
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Not on display
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Engraving On Folded Sheet
Dimensions:
25.2 x 38.3 cm (sheet)
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Europe
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Note:
Edition: second edition in English, with additions, translated by John James
Binding: panelled calf ca. 1728, recently rebacked in morocco
Volumes in Set:1
Pagination: 297 plus index
Languages Used in Text: English
Provenance:Osgood Hooker
Exhibition History:
Remarks: should have 38 plates, but only has 37 (lacks plate 10 at p. 74); see instructions to binder before p. 1;
Most plates engraved by M. van der Gucht; but a few by H. Fletcher, and they appear to be adapted or copied from the original French ones printed by Mariette.

Accession Number:
1959.124.32.23
Acquisition Date:
1959-12-31
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Gift of Osgood Hooker

illustrated manual of gardening, especially formal gardens: garden plans, topiary

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