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MARSHALL, William (1745--1818)


A review of The landscape, a didactic poem: also of An essay on the picturesque: together with practical remarks on rural ornament. By the author of "Planting and ornamental gardening; a practical treatise."
London: printed for G. Nicol, bookseller to His Majesty; G.G. and J. Robinson; and J. Debrett, 1795.
xv, [1], 275, [1] p. ; 21.1 cm. (8º)

The 'Author Of "Planting And Ornamental Gardening"' = William Marshall. Both published in 1794, The landscape, a didactic poem is by Richard Payne Knight (q.v.) and An essay on the picturesque is by Uvedale Price (q.v.). Marshall, an agricultural writer and land agent, wrote these reviews in response to the criticisms of contemporary agricultural improvements by Knight and Price, two leading figures in the Picturesque movement. ESTC t93391.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting the half-title.

Binding C18th tree calf, gilt-tooled spine, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 2727


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