A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening: Adapted to North America

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Dumbarton Oaks, 1850 - Architecture - 532 pages
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Contents

SECTION L
17
Capacities of the art p 61 The beauties of the ancient style p
62
The Beautiful and the Picturesque their distinctive characteristics with
78
SECTION III
85
grouping in the Graceful school p 101 In the Picturesque school p
102
Illustrations in planting villa ferine ornee and cottage grounds p
113
General classification of trees as to forms with leading characteristics of each
123
SECTION IV
139
effects of climbing plants in connexion with buildings p
325
irregular surfaces to heighten their expression p 328of flats or level
344
sirable to attempt the formation of artificial pieces of water p 348 Regular
358
department p
366
features of a country house p 370 Examination of the leading principles
377
tions p 381 Its defects for domestic purposes p 382 The Roman style
396
bethan style p 401 The old English cottageits features p 402 Asso
409
Individual tastes p 411 Entrance lodges p
413

marks on their effects in Landscape Gardening individually and in composi
196
The threethorned acacia p 200 The Judas tree p 202 The chestnut
204
berry p 214 The sweet gum p 215 The walnut p 218 The hickory
248
The magnolia p 250 The tuliptree p 255 The dogwood p 259
278
marks on their effects in Landscape Gardening individually and in composi
306
SECTION VI
312
The clematisthe wistaria p 319 The honeysuckles and wood
318
Use of vases of different descriptions p 424 Sundials p
427
French flowergarden p 430 English flowergarden p 430 Mingled
461
decorations p
472
removing large trees p 476 Directions for performing this operation
481
Note on the treatment of Lawns p
525
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