Large 8vo (235 x 140 mm.), engraved throughout, title-page and 26 plates (no. 2-27); a very good copy in a recent pastiche binding of calf backed green marbled boards, vellum corners, modest gilt spine with red morocco label.
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Designs for Gates and Rails suitable to Parks, Pleasure Grounds, Balconys &c, also some Design for Trellis Work, on 27 Plates.
First edition of this charming pattern book of garden designs by Charles Middleton which concentrates on gates, rustic fences and trelliswork. Middleton was a pupil of William Paine, and rather than finding success as a building architect he produced a number of fine architectural pattern books.
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