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Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Lady Luxborough to William Shenstone, Esq. by  Lady Luxborough (Henrietta St John) / John Hodgetts (Ed.) / [William Shenstone] (correspondent) Henrietta Knight - 1st Edition  - 1775 - from Tarrington Books and Biblio.com

Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Lady Luxborough to William Shenstone, Esq.

by Henrietta Knight, Lady Luxborough (Henrietta St John) / John Hodgetts (Ed.) / [William Shenstone] (correspondent)

Condition: Very Good Plus


London: J. Dodsley, 1775. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13.5 x 21 cm). Fine maroon quarter morocco leather binding with marbled boards. Spine has five raised bands and gilt lettering, hand sewn headbands. Title page has a number and biographical note about the author in old ink. There is also a note to the top margin of page 1 (regarding the locations of Barrells Hall and The Leasowes), and several other handwritten footnotes to other pages. Otherwise in clean condition throughout and in an excellent tight binding. Contains numerous entries relating to landscape gardening and the establishment of her ferme ornee at Barrells. ESTC T91685. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13.5 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 8vo. iv, 416


  • Bookseller: Tarrington Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1086E898
  • Title: Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Lady Luxborough to William Shenstone, Esq.
  • Author: Henrietta Knight, Lady Luxborough (Henrietta St John) / John Hodgetts (Ed.) / [William Shenstone] (correspondent)
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Plus
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J. Dodsley
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1775
  • Keywords: Landscape Gardening Gardening
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fine Bindings; Gardening;
  • Size: 5.25 x 8.25 inches (13.5 x 21 cm)


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