REPTON, Humphrey. The Red Books of Humphry Repton. London: Baselisk Press, 1976.
Folio and oblong 8vo.; 4 vols.; attractively bound in quarter red morocco gilt over marbled boards, housed in original cloth box; a limited and numbered edition of 515 sets, a fine set.
A sumptuous facsimile edition comprising the first published edition of the surviving Red Books; Anthony House, Cornwall; Attingham Park, Shropshire and Sheringham Hall, Norfolk, with an explanatory volume by Edward Malins containing recent photographs by Eric de Mare. Repton's drawings are meticulously reproduced in collotype and printed on wove paper to imitate, as closely as possible, the original Whatman stock.