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STOWE: A DESCRIPTION OF THE MAGNIFICENT HOUSE AND GARDENS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE GEORGE GRENVILLE NUGENT TEMPLE, EARL TEMPLE, VISCOUNT AND BARON COBHAM
Buckingham: B. Seeley, 1780. ...[40 pgs. plus 7 pgs. with 21 figures engraved]...A NEW EDITION WITH A FOLD OUT " PLAN OF THE HOUSE AND GARDENS"(10" x 13 1/2")...WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE INSIDE OF THE GARDENS AND THE HOUSE AND 21 ENGRAVED FIGURES WHICH ARE THE PLANS OF THE BUILDINGS IN THE GARDENS...37 ENGRAVED ILLUSTRATIONS OF BUILDINGS IN THE GARDENS(SCULP. G.L. SMITH)....Offsetting to the engravings...Margin tears to the large foldout have been repaired with archival tape...Our normal references have mixed information as to the various plates which should be included in this edition. We have inserted a copy of the " A Plan of the Principal Floor, and the Elevation of the Garden Front of Stowe House" which we found in Yale's 1780 edition. The 1780 edition appears in only 4 libraries according to WORLDCAT...PROFESSIONALLY REBOUND IN MODERN FULL LEATHER WITH GILT DECORATED SPINE...Original title label pasted down on spine...PRINTED AND SOLD BY B. SEELEY, SOLD ALSO BY MESSRS. FIELDING AND WALKER...SCARCE . Leather.. Very Good. 8vo.
      [Bookseller: Eveleigh Books & Stamps]
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