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treatise on the theory and practice of landscape gardening

Downing, Andrew Jackson.

treatise on the theory and practice of landscape gardening

adapted to North America; with a view to the improvement of country residences; comprising historical notices and general principles of the art, directions for laying out ground and arranging plantations, the description and cultivation of hardy trees, decorative accompaniments to the house and grounds, the formation of pieces of artificial water, flower gardens, etc., with remarks on rural architecture.

by Downing, Andrew Jackson.

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape gardening

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination532 p.
    Number of Pages532
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22134892M

      The Paperback of the A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Adapted to North America; with a View to the Improvement of Country Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPages: Downing’s first book, A treatise on the theory and practice of landscape gardening, adapted to North America, was originally published in April Downing was only 25 years old, but he was already extremely knowledgeable about plants and horticulture through his practical experience, close study of English books on landscape architecture, and personal correspondence with .

    (The first practice, he complained, contributed to the generally “brutal aspect of the streets.”) His “Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening” urged readers to improve. Sixth edition, enlarged, revised, and newly illustrated. Octavo, pp, with index, 34 plates, and additional illustrations in the text. Publisher's green cloth with blind-stamped decoration on the boards, gilt spine. Lower corners rubbed, spine gilt somewhat dulled, a bit of foxing to last few leaves, otherwise quite clean; very good. First published in , this was one of the most.

    He began writing on botany and landscape gardening and then undertook to educate himself thoroughly in these subjects. 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. Downing was a designer, horticulturist, and author. His Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, and essays published in his magazine, The Horticulturist, on which he collaborated with Alexander Jackson Davis, popularized landscape gardening among America’s growing middle and upper-middle ing British models, he categorized landscape .


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