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Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening.

Humphry Repton

Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening.

Including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts, in the possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally written; the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the respective arts.

by Humphry Repton

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Published by Printed by T. Bensley for J. Taylor in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape architecture.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy H. Repton, esq.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB471 .R427
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16, 222, [2] p.
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6594153M
    LC Control Number17002574
    OCLC/WorldCa4279911

      A beginner's guide to Humphry Repton, landscape genius (hence the term Red Book). Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening (). General View of Bayham () by Humphry Repton. Hand-colored aquatint from Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening: including Some Remarks on Grecian and Gothic tion of Leonard L. Milberg, Class of .

    Other articles where A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Adapted to North America is discussed: Andrew Jackson Downing: His first book, A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Adapted to North America (), established him as a national authority on that subject and went through numerous editions (the last was printed in . Repton outlined his principles of landscape gardening in his book ‘Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening’ - “The perfection of landscape gardening consists in the four following requisites. First, it must display the natural beauties and hide the defects of .

      Humphry Repton published widely including three treatises on landscape gardening between – , which detailed his observations on the practice of and writings about landscape gardening. These publications were as beautifully illustrated as the Red Books and by incorporating his experiences of work with the architect John Nash sought to. Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, FIRST EDITION, stipple-engraved portrait by W. Holl after S. Shelley, 27 plates comprising 22 aquatints (one double-page, one folding, 15 hand-coloured or tinted, 12 with overslips) and 5 etchings and line engravings, 11 smaller aquatints and 15 wood-engravings in the text (2 with overslips), occasional light .


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Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening Date: Artist: Humphrey Repton (English, ) engravings designed by Samuel Shelley (English, c.

) and John Adey Repton (English, ) and engraved by William Holl, I (English, ) and Samuel Porter (English, act. ) published by Josiah Taylor (English, ). Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening () was the second of a number of influential treatises on landscape gardening compiled by the self-proclaimed 'landscape gardener' Humphry Repton ().

This impressive edition was donated to the Library by the Johnian lecturer and former College Librarian, Hugh Gatty (), whose large. Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening: including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts, in the possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally written: the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the respective artsPages: Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening; Chapter VIII.

Of Pleasure-Grounds; Chapter IX. Defence of the Art; Chapter X. Of ancient and modern Gardening; Chapter VII. Ferme ornee, a Contradiction; Chapter VI. Of Fences; Chapter V. Woods; Preface, Containing some observations on taste; Chapter I.

Introduction; Chapter II. Book: Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Chapter I. Introduction. Humphry Repton, Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening (London, ). His designs were used at Antony House, Bowood, Clumber Park, Hatchlands, Plas Newydd, Sheffield Park, Sheringham Park, Tatton Park, and Wimpole Hall, among other prominent locations.

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Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening. Including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts, in the possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally written; the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the respective arts.

Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening. London: T. Bensley for J. Taylor, 4° ( x mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece after S. Shelley, and 27 etched and engraved plates, 12 of these with overslips, one folding, and many hand-coloured or tinted, aquatint and engraved illustrations in the text, 2 with overslips.

Repton published four major books on garden design: Sketches and Hints on Landscape Gardening (), Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening (), An Inquiry into the Changes of Taste in Landscape Gardening () and Fragments on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening ().

A treatise on the theory and practice of landscape gardening, adapted to North America. Downing, A. Wiley and Putnam, London, House & garden's book of gardens.

Lilies for English gardens. Home vegetable gardening from A to Z. The. The author covers the basic aspects of landscape design (line, form, texture, color, repetition, etc.) in a focused but understandable manner. The progression of the text is logical, with concepts and chapters methodically building on previous by: 3.

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An enquiry into the changes of taste in landscape gardening: to which are added, some observations on its theory and practice, including a defence of the art / Title Variants: Alternative: Enquiry into the changes in landscape gardening, &c.

Repton, Humphry, Type. Book. Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening,’ Odd Whims and Miscellanies,2 vols. They were dedicated to Windham. Some of the essays in Variety were reprinted in this collection, and in the second volume is a comedy of Odd Whims, which was played at Ipswich.

In addition to several essays and a short play, Repton published three major books on landscape gardening: Sketches and Hints on Landscape Gardening (), Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening (), and Fragments on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening ().

Book/Printed Material | Photo, Print, Drawing Rural residences, consisting of a series of designs for cottages, decorated cottages, small villas, and other ornamental buildings: accompanied by hints on situation, construction, arrangement, and decoration in the theory and practice of rural architecture, interspersed with some observations on landscape gardening / / by J.B.

Papworth. I’ve been asked to identify a few Ransom Center items that shaped, propelled, or redirected my research into Jane Austen. I picked three: one book, one map, and one manuscript. 1) A BOOK. Humphry Repton’s Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Including Some Remarks on Grecian and Gothic : Janine Barchas.The Historic Landscape Project: Conservation Through Partnership Observations on the theory and practice of Landscape Gardening; including some .If gardening is most usually thought of as a practical activity, John Dixon Hunt's book explores the theoretical or conceptual basis of garden art.

This involves taking a coherent and large-scale view of the garden in human culture throughout different times and places and treating the garden as the epitome of place-making or what is nowadays termed landscape architecture.