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Downing, A.J. (Andrew Jackson), 1815-1852.
Treatise on the theory and practice of landscape gardening, adapted to North America.
New York & London, Wiley and Putnam; Boston, C.C. Little & Co., 1841
|All Authors / Contributors:||
A J Downing
|Description:||2 p. l., viii, -451 p. front., illus. 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Historical sketches --
Beauties of landscape gardening --
Wood and plantations --
Deciduous ornamental trees --
Evergreen ornamental trees --
Vines and climbing plants --
Treatment of ground --
formation of walks --
Treatment of water --
Landscape or rural architecture --
Embellishments ; Architectural, rustic, and floral --
Appendix. I. Notes on transplanting trees, Reasons for frequent failures in removing large trees, Directions for performing this operation, Selection of subjects, Preparing trees for removal, Transplanting evergreens ; II. Description of an English suburban residence, Chesthunt Cottage, With views and plans showing the arrangement of the house and grounds, And mode of managing the whole premises.
|Responsibility:||By A. J. Downing.|