REPTON, Humphry (1752-1818). Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening. Including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture. London: T.Bensley for J.Taylor, 1803.
4° (352 x 285mm). Stipple-engraved portrait of the author by W.Holl after S.Shelley, 27 engraved or aquatint plates (including 12 hand-coloured, 4 tinted, 11 uncoloured; 12 with overslips, 1 folding, 1 double-page), numerous engraved, wood-engraved or aquatint vignettes and illustrations, 2 with overslips. (Small tears to the folding plate, portrait slightly stained, two of the engravings with old spotting or marginal dampstaining.) Modern red half morocco gilt (spine slightly faded, upper joint slightly weak).
FIRST EDITION. Abbey Scenery 390; Tooley 399.