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196: Les Jardins. Influential Garden Landscaping Work.

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Description

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.

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

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Estimate AU$450 – AU$550
Starting Bid AU$400
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