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CHAMBERS, Sir William (1723--1796)
[Dissertation on oriental gardening. French]
Dissertation sur le jardinage de l'Orient. Par Mr. de Chambers, ... Ouvrage traduit de l'anglais, avec plusieurs additions fournies par l'auteur.
A Londres chez G. Griffin; T. Davies; J. Dodsley; Wilson & Nicol, & P. Elmsley; & J. Walter, 1772.
[4], 85, [3] p. ; 27.5 cm. (4°)

French translation of A dissertation on oriental gardening, 2nd ed., 1773 (q.v.). With final leaf of errata. Harris and Savage 119; Henrey 550; ESTC t118497.

Copy Notes Copy 1: Bound (2) with the 2nd ed. in English of the Dissertation, and the French translation of the 'Explanatory Discourse, By Tan Chet-Qua', titled Discours servant d'explication, 1773 (q.v.).
Copy 2: Bound (8) in a collection of 9 pamphlets on the arts, and preceding another copy of the Discours servant d'explication.

Binding Copy 1: C18th mottled calf, gilt roll-tool borders and tooled spine with a motif of flowers and fruit-baskets, red morocco spine-label.
Copy 2: C18th quarter vellum, mottled-paper boards, green spine-label lettered 'Miscellanea Picturæ Et Sculpt. &c.'. Numbered '59' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 1875


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