November 16, 2016, 2:00 PM GMT
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Lot 353: Gardens.- Papworth (John Buonarotti), Hints on Ornamental Gardening: Consisting of A Series of Designs for Garden Buildings..., 1823.(18 views)
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Description: Gardens.- Papworth (John Buonarotti) Hints on Ornamental Gardening: Consisting of A Series of Designs for Garden Buildings, first edition, half-title, sepia-printed aquatint plan with overslip, 27 fine hand-coloured aquatint plates, a few illustrations and diagrams in text, preliminaries stained, some spotting or finger-marking, mostly light offsetting, 20th century buckram, [Abbey, Life 46; Berlin Kat. 3436], 4to, R.Ackermann, 1823. ⁂ The fine aquatint plates include an aviary, dairy, ice house, laundry, poultry house, Venetian tent, a bath and an apiary.