Hanslope Park in Buckinghamshire, a seat of Edward Watts, Esq. (designs), 1791-1792.

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Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818. Hanslope Park in Buckinghamshire, a seat of Edward Watts, Esq. (designs), 1791-1792.

Hanslope Park in Buckinghamshire, a seat of Edward Watts, Esq. (designs), 1791-1792.

One of the "Red books" produced by the English landscape architect for his clients. The volume contains designs, in watercolor, for the grounds of the estate, with flaps illustrating before and after views of certain sites. The accompanying proposal explains his theories of landscape design, which favored a less formal and more natural and varied style than had been seen earlier. With a plan of the estate, seven drawings and one engraving.

1 v. : ill. (some col.)

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Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818

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English landscape gardener and architect. From the description of Autobiographical letter, 1812 May 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80025773 Repton was professionally consulted to remark upon improvement of Witton, Woodhouse's country estate, primarily its landscape. From the description of Witton in Norfolk : holograph ms. / H[umphry] Repton. 1801. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 11426913 Repton was an Irish landscape painter and writer. ...