Gregory’s Library

European inspiration

J C Loudon (1840) lists some of the many books that could be found in Gregory Gregory’s library at Hungerton Hall, His library contained many volumes on art, architecture, gardens of France, Switzerland, Austria and the Low Countries, including memoirs of the celebrated Prince de Ligne.

“Architecture d’Androuet du Circeau. Paris, 1561.;
Fries’s Ornaments. 1563. No place.;
Dietterlin’s Architectura. 1598. No place.;
Tresor des Parterres, par Loris. Geneva, 1629.;
Arts du Moyen Age, par Du Sommerard. Paris, 1635.;
Traite du Jardinage, par Boiceau Paris, 1638.;
Sanderi Flandria illustrata. Cologna, 1641.;
Meriani, Topographia. 1645. Noplace.;
Oeuvres de Silvestre. Paris, 1650.;
Theatre des Plans du Jardinage, par Sercy. Paris, 1652.;
Oeuvres de Perette. Paris, 1652.;
Loggan’s Oxonia Illustrata. Oxford, 1673.;
Loggan’s Cantabrigia illustrata. Cambridge, 1688.;
Suecia hodierna et antiqua. 1691. No place.;
Neue Stedebock von Italien, par Blanc. Amsterdam, 1705.;
Le Roi, Castella de Brabant. Amsterdam, 1705.;
Theatre de la Grande Bretagne, par Kipp, London, 1708.;
Van Nidek’s Views in Holland. Amsterdam 1709.;
Salzbach, Architecture Civile. Augsburg, 1711.;
Works of Pozzo. Roma, 1717.;
Pfeffel’s Views in Vienna. Augsburg, 1724.;
Theatre de Piemont. A’ la Haye, 1725.;
Maisons de Plaisance de Milan. Milan, 1727.;
Butken’s Trophees de Brabant. Bruxelles, 1727.;
Theatre sacre de Brabant. A’ la Haye, 1729.;
Rademaker’s Netherland Cabinet. Amsterdam, 1732.;
Views of the principal Bridges of Europe, by Schramm. Leipsic 1735.;
Traite du Jardinage, A’ la Haye, 1739.;
Works of Piranesi. Paris, 1743.;
Works of Vasi, Roma Moderna de Antica. Roma, 1747.;
Tirion’s Nederland’s Cabinet. Amsterdam, 1749.;
Architecture de Le Pautre. Paris, 1751.;
Pfeffel, Vues de Mayence, de Salburg d’ Augsburg. Augsburg, 1751.;
Oeuvres de Marot. Paris, 1751.;
Oeuvres de Biondel. Paris, 1752.;
Rigaud’s Views of the Palaces of France. Paris, 1752.;
Ridinger’s great work to the Chase in Germany, in all its diversities. Augsburg, 1760.; Cavillers, Oeuvres de. Paris, 1772.;
Le Rouge, “Details de nonveaux Jardins.” Paris, 1776.;
Coup-d’oil sur Beloeil, par le Prince de Ligne. Beloeil, 1786.;
Millin’s Antiquites Nationales. Paris, 1790.;
Vuesd’ Amsterdam. Amsterdam, 1805.;
Voyages dans l’ancienne France, par Taylor, Nodin, &c. Paris, 1815.;
Laborde, Monumens de la France. Paris, 1816.;
Falda, Fontane di Roma. Roma, no date.;
Works of Visentini. No date.;
Visser’s Views in Holland. Amsterdam, no date.;
Ornemens de Berain. Paris, no date.;
Fontaines, par Le Brun. No date.;
Teatro di Venezia. Venezia, No date.;
Oppenort’s Architecture. No date.;
Plafonds de la Galerie de Florence. No date.;
Vitruvien Denmarken. No date or place.;
Architecture des Jardins, par Filet. No date or place.;

Besides a great number of county histories; and a great variety of old works on chivalry, heraldry, fetes, and processions.”

 

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