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1. PONTEY, William (1780-1831). The Profitable Planter. A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Planting Forest Trees, in Every Description of Soil and Situation. Huddersfield: printed for the Author, by T. Smart, 1808. Second edition. Pontey encouraged the replanting of forests on English estates. 12mo. Engraved plate of tools. Contemporary calf (rebacked and recornered).

2. DOWNING, A. J. (1815-1852). Cottage Residences; or, A Series of Designs for Rural Cottages and Cottage-Villas, and Their Gardens and Grounds. New York: John Wiley, 1853. Octavo. Illustrated with plates, including one color plate showing suggested colors of cottages. Original cloth gilt (rubbed, recased).

3. SLOAN, Samuel (1815-1884). Sloans Homestead Architecture, Containing Forty Designs for Villas, Cottages, and Farm Houses, With Essays. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1867. Second edition. Octavo. Illustrated with wood-engraved plates and two chromolithographs. Many of the illustrations show furniture designs by George Henkels. Original cloth (rubbed, faded).
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