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LABORDE, Alexandre Louis Joseph, comte de, (1773--1842)
Description des nouveaux jardins de la France et de ses anciens chateaux mêlée d'obserations sur la vie de la campagne et la composition des jardins par Alexandre de Laborde les dessins par Ct. Bourgeois. ...
Paris: de l'imprimerie de Delance, 1808.
[4], 226 p., add. etch. t.-pl., [2] etch maps, 122 [i.e. 90], [3] etch. pl. ; 50.5 cm. (2°)

The 122 numbered plates are printed on 90 leaves. The final two unnumbered plates are printed four to a page, numbered A--H, from two single coppers and each has an etched overlay showing an improvement to the design. The 'Carte Des Principeaux Lieux Décrits dans l'Ouvrage des Nouveaux Jardins' in BAL 1709 and the Millard copy is also present in the Soane copy. BAL, Early printed books, no. 1709.

Copy Notes 13 numbers bought from John Britton for £13 on 16 November 1814. (Archive 7/6/55). Inscribed in pencil on front paste-down Vellum Paper - 15 part pubd @24 francs each =/ i.e. 18 £/ 5.5.0.

Binding C19th half red straight-grained morocco, gilt-ruled and gilt-lettered spine, red straight-grained morocco grain paper boards.

Reference Number 5581


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