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      Sale 2451 | Lot 20
      Price Realized: $750With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2451 Lot 20

        (LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE.) Dezallier D'argenville, Antoine-Joseph. The Theory and Practice of Gardening. Title printed in red and black. 38 double-page folding engraved plates of garden plans, fountains, arbors, water pumps, parterres, groves, bowling-greens, etc. Large 8vo, contemporary speckled calf with central panels on covers, joints and spine worn, affecting label; all edges trimmed and speckled; bookplates of Thomas Mills (pastedown) and Robert William Morgan (front endpaper). 3 pages of advertisements bound at end. Fussell p.117; Henrey pages 33, 950; Hunt 471. London: for Bernard Lintot, 1728

        Estimate $700 - 1,000

        Second Edition "with very large Additions, and a new Treatise of Flowers and Orange-Trees" [from title page]. English translation of the extremely influential treatise on garden architecture and horticulture by Dezallier d'Argenville. As Alexandre Le Blond added text and re-designed several plates, his name appears on the title-page along with that of the translator, John James.


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $750

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