SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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Paris: Chez Roret, Thiery et l'auteur, 1835.
Bobins supplementary list 08/14
Paris: Chez Roret, Thiery et l'auteur, 1835.

Folio, 1/4 red morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettering and bands to flat spine. Paper is age toned and there is foxing throughout, boards rubbed and worn. Double set of plates; 24 x black & white and 24 x hand coloured. Coloured plates in order: 1. A new and accurate Plan of Blenheim Palace, Gardens, Park, Plantations etc, the Seat of His Grace the Duke of Marlborough. (England) 2-3. View(s) of Blenheim. (England) 4. A map of the demesne at Morfontaine. (France) 5. A view taken from Molton Isle at Morfontaine. (France) 6. A view from Morfontaine. (France) 7. A view taken from the Torrent, derwent in Chatsworth's park.(England) 8. A view taken from the Tower Foot Chatworth's hill. (England) 9. A view taken at Ermenonville (near St. James Cabin). (France) 10. A Plan of the Gardens of his grace the Duke of Buckingham, at Stowe. (England) 11. A view from Stowe, taken near to the pavilions. (England) 12. A view from Richmond, taken near to the entrance of the park / The Great Park at Windsor / A view of Windsor Castle. (England) 13. Plan of the Castle and Park of St.Leu [with overlay]. (France) 14. A view taken from St. Leu. [overlay] (France) 15. Actual map of the Country House and Park of Beauregard at Villeneuve St. Georges four leagues from Paris, the seat of Tranchant. / Ancient French map. (France) 16. A view taken at Beauregard. (France) 17. Present Plan of the Villa belonging to Mr. Mauguin at Marly le Roi. / Ancient map. (France) 18. A view taken from the Gardens of M. Mauguin, Marly le Roi. (France) 19. A view of Longleate. (England) 20. A view taken in the Garden of the Palace Pitti. (Italy) 21. A view taken ofvthe Garden of Mr. Bouronne / Plan of the Garden of Mr. Bouronne at Bougival. (France) 22. A view of the Bridge in Lord Pembroke's Park at Wilton. (England) 23. Detail of Hot Houses in France & in England. (15 figs) 24. Public Walks and Gardens of England (Kensington / Hyde / Green / Regents Parks) Public Walks and Gardens of France (Bois de Boulougne) / A map of Aubetin's Farm-house / Removing of great trees.