Auction ended on March 25th, 2012 UTC

196: Les Jardins. Influential Garden Landscaping Work.

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DE LILLE, M. L'Abbe. Les Jardins, ou L'Art D'Embellir Les Paysages Poème. Paris: Cazin, 1791 (Third Edition?). Full green morocco leather binding, gilt edges, marbled endpapers. 16mo. x, 143 pp. Engraved frontispiece and title page. In very good conditon. In a poem, the author outlines the author's philosophy of landscape design. The book was reprinted in English and became a major influence on British garden design. Two short references to Captain Cook in text.

Condition:

Full green morocco leather binding, gilt edges, marbled endpapers. 16mo. x, 143 pp. Engraved frontispiece and title page. In very good conditon.

Starting Bid:

A$400.00

Buyer's Premium:

  • 16.5%
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