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An Essay on the Picturesque, as Compared with the Sublime and the Beautiful; and, on the Use of Studying Pictures for the Purpose of Improving Real Landscape. a New Edition with Considerable Additions by  Sir Uvedale Price - First Edition - 1796 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004476)

An Essay on the Picturesque, as Compared with the Sublime and the Beautiful; and, on the Use of Studying Pictures for the Purpose of Improving Real Landscape. a New Edition with Considerable Additions

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An Essay on the Picturesque, as Compared with the Sublime and the Beautiful; and, on the Use of Studying Pictures for the Purpose of Improving Real Landscape. a New Edition with Considerable Additions

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London and Hereford: J. Robson and D. Walker for J. Robson, 1796. Two volumes, 1796 and 1798, Revised and preferred edition of Vol.I and the first edition of Vol.II. 8vo, contemporary calf with red morocco spine labels. Armorial bookplates of Richard Hart Davis (1767-1842), a descendant of William IV and collector of rare books and paintings. Primary documents of the Picturesque movement in landscape gardening, an attempt to discredit Capability Brown's theories of invasive landscaping and an argument for designing gardens after the landscape paintings of Claude Lorrain and Salvator Rosa. Weinreb 17:120: "(he) suggests an ordered procession from the grand Italianate garden around the mansion, through gravelled walks and shrubberies, to wooded parklands and eventually to unrestrained nature.". Contemporary Calf. Fine. 8vo.

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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
An Essay on the Picturesque, as Compared with the Sublime and the Beautiful; and, on the Use of Studying Pictures for the Purpose of Improving Real Landscape. a New Edition with Considerable Additions
Author
Price, Sir Uvedale
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Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. Robson and D. Walker for J. Robson
Place of Publication
London and Hereford
Date published
1796
Keywords
Landscape, Picturesque Movement, Landscape Gardening, Capability Brown
Size
8vo
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