4to. Limited edition. #54 of 445 copies. A facsimile of the first publication in 1803. Quarter brown calf over brown cloth boards. Leather label to spine. Raised bands, gilt. Marbled end papers. Top edge gilt. 38 tissue-guarded plates, some folding, many in colour, 14 of which have overlays, and one colour diagram. Lacks the slipcase. A little scuffing to the spine, some slight scoring to the back board, and a few patches of light discolouration to the front board. Contents clean and fresh. Near fine.
The second of Repton’s influential treatises on landscape gardening and architecture is his most important work. A beautifully produced facsimile edition.
Author Repton, Humphry
Publisher London, Phaidon Press