9 June 2004
DEZALLIER D'ARGENVILLE, Antoine Joseph (1680-1765). La Theorie et la pratique du jardinage. Paris: Jean Mariette, 1722.
4o (250 x 188 mm). 38 engraved plates, mostly double-page or folding by C. Lucas and others (some light browning). Contemporary French mottled calf (spine worn). Provenance: John Stirling Maxwell (bookplate).
Later edition, of this popular work on the theory and practice of gardening, featuring plans for trellises, cascades, fountains, labyrinth etc. See Berlin Kat. 3463.
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