196: Les Jardins. Influential Garden Landscaping Work.
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.