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Gardens.- [Whately (Thomas)] Observations on Modern Gardening, first edition, author's name supplied in manuscript on title and with notes on front free endpaper, small stain to margin of F3v, contemporary calf, joints cracked, [Henrey 1189], for T.Payne, 1770 § Mason (George) An Essay on Design in Gardening, second edition, "greatly augmented", lacking half-title, some light soiling, contemporary mottled calf, rubbed, spine a little worn and lacking label, [Henrey 1034], for B. & J.White, 1795 § [Marshall (William)] A Review of the Landscape, a Didactic Poem: also of An Essay on the Picturesque: together with Practical Remarks on Rural Ornament, first edition, half-title (loose), lightly browned, bookplate of George Home Drummond of Blair Drummond, original boards, uncut, worn, upper cover detached, 1795, the first two with embossed stamp of F.H. Cripps-Day to foot of titles and with his signature to front free endpapers, 8vo (3)

⁂ The first was commended by Horace Walpole in his own Essay on Gardening. Whately's brother owned Nonsuch Park in Surrey and it was here that he practised his art.

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Gardens.- [Whately (Thomas)] Observations on Modern

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Rupert Powell
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Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
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