Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, lightly rubbed, minor abrasion wear. First edition 1962, signed and inscribed by the author, Dorothy Stroud.
The leading landscape gardener of later Georgian England, Humphry Repton (1752 -1818), was innovative and prolific, undertaking more than four hundred commissions during his thirty-year career. Repton worked for a wide variety of clients, notably the dukes of Portland and Bedford, and on many kinds of sites throughout England. He also promoted his profession in extensive writings about the theory and practice of landscape gardening.