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Traité de la composition et de l'ornement des jardins, avec cent deux planches, représentant des plans de jardins, des fabriques propres à leur décoration, et des machines pour élever les eaux. Ouvrage faisant suite à l'almanach du bon jardinier. Quatrième édition, revue et augmentée de l'art de construire des maisons tout en bois et des chalets, selon la méthode du canton de Berne en Suisse.
Paris, Audot, 1834, 4. edition, pp. viii, 159, 100 engraved plates with several figures (numbered 1-97, 25 bis, 25 ter, 25 quarter) of which plate 34 is handcoloured, oblong 4to (205 x 170 mm), marbled endpapers and edges, half sheep with finely decorated boards, gilt-decorated and blind-stamped spine with raised bands. Some spotting. Attractive copy.

This work on French garden design shows garden plans, fountains, buildings, gates, temples, huts, furniture, bridges, etc. First published in 1818 as a small manual Essai sur la composition et l'ornement des jardins by Guiol and subsequently revised and enlarged by Pierrre Boitard and the publisher Audot. Since the third edition with a new title.
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