Humphry Repton

By: Stroud, Dorothy

Price: £45.00

Quantity: 1 available


Dark green cloth with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Very light foxing to endpapers.Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, generally shelfworn with some small chips and small repaired tears. Price-clipped. 182pp. Many b/w illustrations.This detailed study brings to life Humphry Repton (1752-1818), the last great English landscape designer of the eighteenth century, often regarded as the successor to Capability Brown. It includes details of his "Red Books",the red morocco bound manuscript volumes in which Repton discussed the necessary work to be done on a project, his suggested improvements being illustrated with a series of charming watercolour sketches.

Title: Humphry Repton

Author Name: Stroud, Dorothy

Categories: Landscape Architecture/Garden Design,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1962

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 005395

Keywords: capability brown red books woburn uppark holkham,