REPTON, Humphry. Observations of the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening. London: by T. Bensley for J. Taylor, 1803.
4° (335 x 275mm.), stipple-engraved portrait of the author by Holl after Shelley and 27 engraved or aquatint plates including 12 coloured by hand, 4 tinted, and 11 uncoloured, 12 with overslips, 2 double-page, numerous engraved woodcut or aquatint vignettes and illustrations in the text, 2 with overslips (occasional very light offsetting, the large folding plate of Bayham as usual with tears at folds, but mainly a fine clean copy). Contemporary diced calf (somewhat rubbed and worn, lower cover detcahed), bookplate of Ferguson of Raith.
FIRST EDITION. Abbey Scenery 390; Tooley 399.