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Beautifying country homes : a handbook of landscape gardening : illustrated by plans of places already improved

Author: Jacob Weidenmann; Herman Bencke; Orange Judd & Company,; Lovejoy & Son,
Publisher: New-York : Orange Judd and Company, 245 Broadway, Lovejoy, Son & Co., electrotypers & stereotypers, 15 Vanderwater Street, N.Y.) [1870]
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Genre/Form: Wood engravings
Chromolithographs
Lithographs
Printing in multiple colors in separate passes (Printing)
Designs and plans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weidenmann, Jacob, 1830-1893.
Beautifying country homes.
New York, O. Judd [1870]
(OCoLC)621073475
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Weidenmann; Herman Bencke; Orange Judd & Company,; Lovejoy & Son,
OCLC Number: 1117840
Notes: Plates number I-XXIV are printed on 31 leaves.
Leaves of descriptive letterpress interleaved with leaves of plates.
"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1870"--Verso of title-page.
Plates signed: H. Bencke, Lith., N.Y.
With an advertisement for Weidenmann's services on final leaf.
Description: 40, [6] p., [27] leaves, [31] leaves of plates : ill., plans (some col.) 35 cm
Contents: Contents: Part I. Landscape architecture --
General suggestions --
Lawns --
Seeding down lawns and pastures --
Top-dressing lawns --
Drainage --
Roads and drives --
Walks --
Laying out curved lines for walks or roads --
Practical hints on grading --
Fences, walls, and hedges --
Trees and shrubs --
Grouping --
Transplanting trees and shrubs --
Flower garden --
Water --
Ornaments --
Rock-work --
Tools used in laying out grounds --
Improving new places economically --
Arbitrary calculation of cost --
Care and keeping of ornamental grounds --
Front yards of city lots --
Hints on burial lots --
(Part II. Plans of improved places.) Plate I. Plan of two suburban residences at Albany, N.Y. --
Plate II. Plan of a country house near Chicago, Ill., the property of A.E. Taylor, Esq. --
Plate III. Suburban residence of E.B. Cooley, Esq., near Boston, Mass. --
Plate IV. Suburban residence of Hon. Geo. Beach, Hartford, Conn. --
Plate V. Public Green, Hartford, Conn. --
Plate VI. Suburban villa of T.M. Stanley, Esq., New Britain, Conn. --
Plate VII. Improvements in front yards of city lots --
Plate VIII. Country home in the vicinity of Cincinnati, Ohio --
Plate IX. Public park, Hartford, Conn. --
Plate X. Country seat near Philadelphia, Pa. --
Plate XI. Suburban residence of James L. Howard, Esq., Hartford, Conn. --
Plate XII. City home of R. Downs, Esq., Brooklyn, N.Y. --
Plate XIII. A country residence at Newport, R.I., the property of F.L. Barieda, Esq. --
Plate XIV. Residence of Uriah Hill, Jr., Esq., Peekskill, N.Y. --
Plate XV. Country homes near Newport, R.I., belonging to Messrs. Alex. Van Rensselaer and Hamilton Hoppin --
Plate XVI. Country house of D. Scull, Esq., Hestonville, Pa. --
Plate XVII. Washington Park, Brooklyn, N.Y. --
Plate XVIII. Retreat Park, Hartford, Conn. --
Plate XIX. Approach and division map of property near Hastings, Westchester Co., N.Y. --
Plate XX. Suburban residence, called the Cedars, at Newport, R.I., the property of Wm. H. Paine, Esq. --
Plate XXI. City lot, 150 x 300 feet, at Buffalo, N.Y. --
Plate XXII. The residence of Morris K. Jesup, Esq., situated on the Hudson River, at Irvington, N.Y. --
Plate XXIII. The flower garden at Mount St. Vincent, Central Park, N.Y. --
Plate XXIV. Section XV. of Cedar Hill Cemetery, at Hartford, Conn. Contents: Part II. Plans of improved places --
Plate I. Plan of two suburban residences at Albany, N.Y. --
Plate II. Plan of a country house near Chicago, Ill., the property of A.E. Taylor, Esq. --
Plate III. Suburban residence of E.B. Cooley, Esq., near Boston, Mass. --
Plate IV. Suburban residence of Hon. Geo. Beach, Hartford, Conn. --
Plate V. Public Green, Hartford, Conn. --
Plate VI. Suburban villa of T.M. Stanley, Esq., New Britain, Conn. --
Plate VII. Improvements in front yards of city lots --
Plate VIII. Country home in the vicinity of Cincinnati, Ohio --
Plate IX. Public park, Hartford, Conn. --
Plate X. Country seat near Philadelphia, Pa. --
Plate XI. Suburban residence of James L. Howard, Esq., Hartford, Conn. --
Plate XII. City home of R. Downs, Esq., Brooklyn, N.Y. --
Plate XIII. A country residence at Newport, R.I., the property of F.L. Barieda, Esq. --
Plate XIV. Residence of Uriah Hill, Jr., Esq., Peekskill, N.Y. --
Plate XV. Country homes near Newport, R.I., belonging to Messrs. Alex. Van Rensselaer and Hamilton Hoppin --
Plate XVI. Country house of D. Scull, Esq., Hestonville, Pa. --
Plate XVII. Washington Park, Brooklyn, N.Y. --
Plate XVIII. Retreat Park, Hartford, Conn. --
Plate XIX. Approach and division map of property near Hastings, Westchester Co., N.Y. --
Plate XX. Suburban residence, called the Cedars, at Newport, R.I., the property of Wm. H. Paine, Esq. --
Plate XXI. City lot, 150 x 300 feet, at Buffalo, N.Y. --
Plate XXII. The residence of Morris K. Jesup, Esq., situated on the Hudson River, at Irvington, N.Y. --
Plate XXIII. The flower garden at Mount St. Vincent, Central Park, N.Y. --
Plate XXIV. Section XV. of Cedar Hill Cemetery, at Hartford, Conn.
Responsibility: by J. Weidenmann, superintendent of the City Park and of Cedar Hill Cemetery of Hartford, Conn.

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