A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, adapted to North America; with a view to the improvement of country residences; comprising historical notices and general principles of the art, directions for laying our grounds and arranging plantations, the description and cultivation of hardy trees, decorative accompaniments, to the house and grounds, the formation of pieces of artificial water, flower gardens etc. with remarks on rural architecture
New York: Putnams, 1849. Fourth edition. Original Cloth, w/gilt title on spine and embossed cover. Quarto, pp. xiv, 532 with 93 illustrations, appendix and publishers ads. Good w/some foxing. Item #305
Hitchcock 357. As with most of Downing's books, well written, researched (and practiced!) and highly influential in its day. We also have an 1875 edition for $180.