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David Garrick's house and gardens...



Item # 659892

October 01, 1773

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, October, 1773  Near the back is a report form Charleston concerning concerns for a drought in the area.
A detailed article on: "Mr. Garrick's House and Gardens at Hampton" which is accompanied by a nicely engraved, full page plate of it. David Garrick was a famous actor, playwright and theater manager. There are a number of theaters named for him.
All three plates called for are present.
An interesting feature is the full title/contents page which has a very intricately engraved view of the skyline of London at the time, making this very decorative.
Complete in 52 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, excellent condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's