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The Resource Beautifying country homes : a handbook of landscape gardening : illustrated by plans of places already improved, by J. Weidenmann, superintendent of the City Park and of Cedar Hill Cemetery of Hartford, Conn

Beautifying country homes : a handbook of landscape gardening : illustrated by plans of places already improved, by J. Weidenmann, superintendent of the City Park and of Cedar Hill Cemetery of Hartford, Conn

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Beautifying country homes : a handbook of landscape gardening : illustrated by plans of places already improved
Title
Beautifying country homes
Title remainder
a handbook of landscape gardening : illustrated by plans of places already improved
Statement of responsibility
by J. Weidenmann, superintendent of the City Park and of Cedar Hill Cemetery of Hartford, Conn
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Contributor
Author
Electrotyper
Lithographer
Publisher
Stereotyper
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
RIU
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1829-1893
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Weidenmann, Jacob
Dewey number
710
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
SB471
LC item number
.W41
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bencke, Herman
  • Orange Judd & Company
  • Lovejoy & Son
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  • Landscape gardening
  • Landscape design
  • Parks
  • Lawns
  • Grading (Earthwork)
  • Tree planting
Label
Beautifying country homes : a handbook of landscape gardening : illustrated by plans of places already improved, by J. Weidenmann, superintendent of the City Park and of Cedar Hill Cemetery of Hartford, Conn
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Publication
Note
  • Plates number I-XXIV are printed on 31 leaves
  • Leaves of descriptive letterpress interleaved with leaves of plates
  • "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1870"--Verso of title-page
  • Plates signed: H. Bencke, Lith., N.Y
  • With an advertisement for Weidenmann's services on final leaf
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents: Part I. Landscape architecture -- General suggestions -- Lawns -- Seeding down lawns and pastures -- Top-dressing lawns -- Drainage -- Roads and drives -- Walks -- Laying out curved lines for walks or roads -- Practical hints on grading -- Fences, walls, and hedges -- Trees and shrubs -- Grouping -- Transplanting trees and shrubs -- Flower garden -- Water -- Ornaments -- Rock-work -- Tools used in laying out grounds -- Improving new places economically -- Arbitrary calculation of cost -- Care and keeping of ornamental grounds -- Front yards of city lots -- Hints on burial lots -- (Part II. Plans of improved places.) Plate I. Plan of two suburban residences at Albany, N.Y. -- Plate II. Plan of a country house near Chicago, Ill., the property of A.E. Taylor, Esq. -- Plate III. Suburban residence of E.B. Cooley, Esq., near Boston, Mass. -- Plate IV. Suburban residence of Hon. Geo. Beach, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate V. Public Green, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate VI. Suburban villa of T.M. Stanley, Esq., New Britain, Conn. -- Plate VII. Improvements in front yards of city lots -- Plate VIII. Country home in the vicinity of Cincinnati, Ohio -- Plate IX. Public park, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate X. Country seat near Philadelphia, Pa. -- Plate XI. Suburban residence of James L. Howard, Esq., Hartford, Conn. -- Plate XII. City home of R. Downs, Esq., Brooklyn, N.Y. -- Plate XIII. A country residence at Newport, R.I., the property of F.L. Barieda, Esq. -- Plate XIV. Residence of Uriah Hill, Jr., Esq., Peekskill, N.Y. -- Plate XV. Country homes near Newport, R.I., belonging to Messrs. Alex. Van Rensselaer and Hamilton Hoppin -- Plate XVI. Country house of D. Scull, Esq., Hestonville, Pa. -- Plate XVII. Washington Park, Brooklyn, N.Y. -- Plate XVIII. Retreat Park, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate XIX. Approach and division map of property near Hastings, Westchester Co., N.Y. -- Plate XX. Suburban residence, called the Cedars, at Newport, R.I., the property of Wm. H. Paine, Esq. -- Plate XXI. City lot, 150 x 300 feet, at Buffalo, N.Y. -- Plate XXII. The residence of Morris K. Jesup, Esq., situated on the Hudson River, at Irvington, N.Y. -- Plate XXIII. The flower garden at Mount St. Vincent, Central Park, N.Y. -- Plate XXIV. Section XV. of Cedar Hill Cemetery, at Hartford, Conn
  • Contents: Part II. Plans of improved places -- Plate I. Plan of two suburban residences at Albany, N.Y. -- Plate II. Plan of a country house near Chicago, Ill., the property of A.E. Taylor, Esq. -- Plate III. Suburban residence of E.B. Cooley, Esq., near Boston, Mass. -- Plate IV. Suburban residence of Hon. Geo. Beach, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate V. Public Green, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate VI. Suburban villa of T.M. Stanley, Esq., New Britain, Conn. -- Plate VII. Improvements in front yards of city lots -- Plate VIII. Country home in the vicinity of Cincinnati, Ohio -- Plate IX. Public park, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate X. Country seat near Philadelphia, Pa. -- Plate XI. Suburban residence of James L. Howard, Esq., Hartford, Conn. -- Plate XII. City home of R. Downs, Esq., Brooklyn, N.Y. -- Plate XIII. A country residence at Newport, R.I., the property of F.L. Barieda, Esq. -- Plate XIV. Residence of Uriah Hill, Jr., Esq., Peekskill, N.Y. -- Plate XV. Country homes near Newport, R.I., belonging to Messrs. Alex. Van Rensselaer and Hamilton Hoppin -- Plate XVI. Country house of D. Scull, Esq., Hestonville, Pa. -- Plate XVII. Washington Park, Brooklyn, N.Y. -- Plate XVIII. Retreat Park, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate XIX. Approach and division map of property near Hastings, Westchester Co., N.Y. -- Plate XX. Suburban residence, called the Cedars, at Newport, R.I., the property of Wm. H. Paine, Esq. -- Plate XXI. City lot, 150 x 300 feet, at Buffalo, N.Y. -- Plate XXII. The residence of Morris K. Jesup, Esq., situated on the Hudson River, at Irvington, N.Y. -- Plate XXIII. The flower garden at Mount St. Vincent, Central Park, N.Y. -- Plate XXIV. Section XV. of Cedar Hill Cemetery, at Hartford, Conn
Control code
ocm01117840
Dimensions
35 cm
Extent
40, [6] p., [27] leaves, [31] leaves of plates
Lccn
12040193
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Gift from the Schweinfurth Trust Fund
Other physical details
ill., plans (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)01117840
Label
Beautifying country homes : a handbook of landscape gardening : illustrated by plans of places already improved, by J. Weidenmann, superintendent of the City Park and of Cedar Hill Cemetery of Hartford, Conn
Link
Publication
Note
  • Plates number I-XXIV are printed on 31 leaves
  • Leaves of descriptive letterpress interleaved with leaves of plates
  • "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1870"--Verso of title-page
  • Plates signed: H. Bencke, Lith., N.Y
  • With an advertisement for Weidenmann's services on final leaf
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents: Part I. Landscape architecture -- General suggestions -- Lawns -- Seeding down lawns and pastures -- Top-dressing lawns -- Drainage -- Roads and drives -- Walks -- Laying out curved lines for walks or roads -- Practical hints on grading -- Fences, walls, and hedges -- Trees and shrubs -- Grouping -- Transplanting trees and shrubs -- Flower garden -- Water -- Ornaments -- Rock-work -- Tools used in laying out grounds -- Improving new places economically -- Arbitrary calculation of cost -- Care and keeping of ornamental grounds -- Front yards of city lots -- Hints on burial lots -- (Part II. Plans of improved places.) Plate I. Plan of two suburban residences at Albany, N.Y. -- Plate II. Plan of a country house near Chicago, Ill., the property of A.E. Taylor, Esq. -- Plate III. Suburban residence of E.B. Cooley, Esq., near Boston, Mass. -- Plate IV. Suburban residence of Hon. Geo. Beach, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate V. Public Green, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate VI. Suburban villa of T.M. Stanley, Esq., New Britain, Conn. -- Plate VII. Improvements in front yards of city lots -- Plate VIII. Country home in the vicinity of Cincinnati, Ohio -- Plate IX. Public park, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate X. Country seat near Philadelphia, Pa. -- Plate XI. Suburban residence of James L. Howard, Esq., Hartford, Conn. -- Plate XII. City home of R. Downs, Esq., Brooklyn, N.Y. -- Plate XIII. A country residence at Newport, R.I., the property of F.L. Barieda, Esq. -- Plate XIV. Residence of Uriah Hill, Jr., Esq., Peekskill, N.Y. -- Plate XV. Country homes near Newport, R.I., belonging to Messrs. Alex. Van Rensselaer and Hamilton Hoppin -- Plate XVI. Country house of D. Scull, Esq., Hestonville, Pa. -- Plate XVII. Washington Park, Brooklyn, N.Y. -- Plate XVIII. Retreat Park, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate XIX. Approach and division map of property near Hastings, Westchester Co., N.Y. -- Plate XX. Suburban residence, called the Cedars, at Newport, R.I., the property of Wm. H. Paine, Esq. -- Plate XXI. City lot, 150 x 300 feet, at Buffalo, N.Y. -- Plate XXII. The residence of Morris K. Jesup, Esq., situated on the Hudson River, at Irvington, N.Y. -- Plate XXIII. The flower garden at Mount St. Vincent, Central Park, N.Y. -- Plate XXIV. Section XV. of Cedar Hill Cemetery, at Hartford, Conn
  • Contents: Part II. Plans of improved places -- Plate I. Plan of two suburban residences at Albany, N.Y. -- Plate II. Plan of a country house near Chicago, Ill., the property of A.E. Taylor, Esq. -- Plate III. Suburban residence of E.B. Cooley, Esq., near Boston, Mass. -- Plate IV. Suburban residence of Hon. Geo. Beach, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate V. Public Green, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate VI. Suburban villa of T.M. Stanley, Esq., New Britain, Conn. -- Plate VII. Improvements in front yards of city lots -- Plate VIII. Country home in the vicinity of Cincinnati, Ohio -- Plate IX. Public park, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate X. Country seat near Philadelphia, Pa. -- Plate XI. Suburban residence of James L. Howard, Esq., Hartford, Conn. -- Plate XII. City home of R. Downs, Esq., Brooklyn, N.Y. -- Plate XIII. A country residence at Newport, R.I., the property of F.L. Barieda, Esq. -- Plate XIV. Residence of Uriah Hill, Jr., Esq., Peekskill, N.Y. -- Plate XV. Country homes near Newport, R.I., belonging to Messrs. Alex. Van Rensselaer and Hamilton Hoppin -- Plate XVI. Country house of D. Scull, Esq., Hestonville, Pa. -- Plate XVII. Washington Park, Brooklyn, N.Y. -- Plate XVIII. Retreat Park, Hartford, Conn. -- Plate XIX. Approach and division map of property near Hastings, Westchester Co., N.Y. -- Plate XX. Suburban residence, called the Cedars, at Newport, R.I., the property of Wm. H. Paine, Esq. -- Plate XXI. City lot, 150 x 300 feet, at Buffalo, N.Y. -- Plate XXII. The residence of Morris K. Jesup, Esq., situated on the Hudson River, at Irvington, N.Y. -- Plate XXIII. The flower garden at Mount St. Vincent, Central Park, N.Y. -- Plate XXIV. Section XV. of Cedar Hill Cemetery, at Hartford, Conn
Control code
ocm01117840
Dimensions
35 cm
Extent
40, [6] p., [27] leaves, [31] leaves of plates
Lccn
12040193
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Gift from the Schweinfurth Trust Fund
Other physical details
ill., plans (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)01117840

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