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Lot 789/0232

SOLD Hammer price: €4500, Estimate: €2000-3000

With Wonderful Hand-Coloured Plates

Repton (Humphrey)
Obersvations on The Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, lg. 4to L. 1803. First Edn., stipple engraved port. frontis 28 engd. aquatint plts. 12 hd. cold., 4 tinted, 12 with overslips, 1 lg. fold., 1 dble page, many engd. & sepia head pices (2 with overslips) & vignettes, also wd.-cut text illus., mostly v. good, full cont. calf, inlaid panels, gilt fillet and tooled gilt borders & doublures, raised bands, profusely tooled gilt in panels, mor. label, somewhat worn, otherwise v. good. (1)

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