SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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PUCKLER-MUSKAU, Furst Hermann Ludwig Heinrich von.
Andeutungen über Landschaftsgärtnerei verbunden mit der Beschreibung ihrer praktischen Anwendung in Muskau.

Stuttgart: Hallberger, 1834.
Bobins 1063.
Stuttgart: Hallberger, 1834.

Oblong folio, printed title, 45 colour lithographs & 4 folding plans. Original green boards in contemporary portfolio cover, blind-stamped black and dark green morocco cloth. [together with]: text volume of same title 8vo, dark green blind-stamped cloth. A RARE book in the literature of Romantic landscape gardening with illustrations of the grounds at the author's estate at Muskau in Saxony. Colour plates in order: Atlas volume. 1. [not captioned] 3 plans of gardens and a wall trellis. 2. [not captioned] Garden looking out from a small bridge. 3. [not captioned] Garden plans and ideas. 4. [not captioned] Several garden plans and ideas. 5. [As above.] 6. [not captioned] Several ideas for a garden, including water features, etc. 7. [not captioned] Garden ideas including water and mounds etc. 8. [not captioned] Pleasant garden scene incorporating a babbling brook. 9. [not captioned] Garden scene featuring a wall, some steps, and a lake. 10. [not captioned] Pleasant scene with a sculpted garden, river, trees, etc. 11. [not captioned] Nighttime scene with a Lakeland view, with an overlap depicting buildings and a bridge built over a greater part of the lake. 12. [not captioned] Lovely, formal garden scene. 13. [not captioned] Formal garden design with potted trees and shrubs etc. 14. [not captioned] 4 ornaments for a garden. 15. [not captioned] The author's stately home is set amidst its formal garden. 16. [not captioned] Formal garden scene. 17. [not captioned] Houses and dwellings on the estate, set amongst landscaped gardens, lake, etc. 18. [not captioned] Rustic activity in a garden setting. 19. [not captioned] The author's stately Home is set in amongst a formal garden setting. 20. [not captioned] As above, but with the delightful inclusion of a lake in the foreground. 21. [not captioned] Houses set in amongst landscaped gardens, lake, bridge, etc. 22. [not captioned] Panoramic view of the author's stately home and its formal surrounds. (folding) 23. [not captioned] Ornamental garden edifice. 24. [not captioned] Peaceful garden scene with lake and bridge. 25. [not captioned] Two labourers talk on a peaceful path amongst the gardens. 26. [not captioned] A delightful dwelling set in amongst a verdant garden setting. 27. [not captioned] Dwellings on the estate and the surrounding countryside etc. 28. [not captioned] Church and Chapel, set in the gardens. 29. [not captioned] Stately home seen set in its rustic surrounds. 30. [not captioned] Houses and a watermill on a lake or a river. 31. [not captioned] Delightful garden scene, complete with a small ornamental bridge over a lake. 32. [not captioned] General view of the author's estate. 33. [not captioned] Gardens, fountain, and a pair of ornamental edifices. 34. [not captioned] General garden and parkland scene on the estate. 35. [not captioned] Farmers' dwellings on the estate. 36. [not captioned] General garden and parkland scenery. 37. [not captioned] Canopied bench set in a lovely garden setting. 38. [not captioned] The author's stately home is seen from a distance. 39. [As above.] 40. [not captioned] Various dwellings on the estate, and some farming pursuits are in progress, etc. 41. [not captioned] General perspective view of the author's estate, taken from some distance away. 42. [not captioned] A massive pine tree. 43. [not captioned] An old tree on the estate. 44. [A coloured graphic legend or a key, as to the whereabouts of various species of trees, within the estate (27)]. 45. [not captioned] A very tranquil lakeside scene on the estate. 46. [not captioned]. Partial garden perspective looking out from a terrace (folding). 47. [not captioned] Partial perspective of assorted houses (labourers) in and among the estate. 48. [Plan] Karte des Terrains, auf dem der Park zu Muskau... (large folding plan 'A'). 49. [Plan] Karte von dem fürstlichen Park zu Muskau... (large folding plan 'B'). 50. [Plan] Karte der drey Blumengarten in der Mahe des Schlosses, (folding plan 'C'). 51. [Plan] Karte der Orangerie Hauser und des ganzen Etablissements zum Betriebe der Gartnerey (folding plan 'D').