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GROHMANN, Johann Gottfried.
Recueil de dessins d'une execution peu dispendieuse contenans des plans des petites maisons de campagne, petits pavillons de jardins, temples, hermitages, chaumieres, monumens, obélisques, ruines, portails, portes, grilles, bancs des jardins, chaises, volieres, gondoles, ponts, etc. Ouvrage interessant pour cette classe d'amateurs, qui sans faire de grandes dépenses, sont pourtant bien aises d'embellir leurs jardins d'ornemens nouveaux et pleins de goût.


Première edition Italienne avec des additions de bâtimens du meilleur goût. Venice, Joseph Remondini et Fils, 1805. 4to. 19th century green marbled boards, blue sprinkled edges. Engraved title and 37 engraved plates with numerous designs of maisonettes, pavillions, chapels, bridges, fountains, monuments, temples, gondolas, obelisks, gates, entrances, gazebos, garden-houses, garden-chairs and tables. 38 leaves.

Beautiful and interesting work on designs for practically all the ornaments used to decorate gardens. Johann Gottfried Grohmann (1763-1805) was a German engraver and artexpert. He also published several theoretical works on architecture.

Fine copy.
Berlin Kat. 3380; cf. Springer pp. 64 (German edition); not in Fowler; not in NUC.
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