DOWNING, A. J. A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening Adapted to North America.. New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1844. 2nd ed., enlarged and revised. 8vo. 497 pp., frontis., plates, illus. In orig. tan cloth. Dampstaining to the covers. Occasional pencil marginalia. A very good copy. Hitchcock 355. Originally issued in 1841, this was an influential and much reprinted and expanded work by an important landscape gardener and historian. All 16 plates (per Hitchcock) are present as well as numerous in-text engravings.