PAPWORTH, J. B.
Hints on Ornamental Gardening consisting of a series of designs for Garden Buildings , useful and decorative Gates, Fences, Railings, &c....

Published
London: R. Ackermann, 1823.
References
Abbey Life 46; Martin-Hardie pp. 112, 129, 313; Bobins 700; Archer 248.2.
Plates
28
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
$0-5,000
Ref
5384

A RARE BOOK. Tall 8vo, half title, title, preface, index and references, text pp. 9-110. 28 hand coloured aquatint plates, excepting number two which is uncoloured. Contemporary brown paper covered boards, paper title label to spine. Uncut. MS dedication "To Rachel Ann Macredie from her Affectionate Uncle Robert Morrieson, 1831" on title page.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Frontispiece. A Fountain.
2. A General Plan [overlaid with] Ground to be improved. (sepia)
3. Gates and Fences. (4 figs)
4. Coppice, Wood Fences, Gates and Hurdles.
5. A Gamekeeper's Lodge.
6. A Plantation Seat.
7. An Aviary.
8. A Bridge and Boat House.
9. A Rustic Bridge.
10. A Bridge & Temple.
11. A Bridge adapted to Park Scenery.
12. A Picturesque Dairy.
13. A Polish Hut.
14. An Ice Well [House].
15. A Woodland Seat.
16. A Laundry and Plan.
17. A Poultry House and Plan.
18. A Conservatory.
19. A Venetian Tent.
20. A Garden Seat.
21. An Alcove.
22. An Aviary.
23. A Garden Fountain.
24. A Fountain.
25. A Bath.
26. An Apiary.
27. Garden Railing (4 figs).
28. A Cenotaph.