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Cliveden: The Place and the People

By: Crathorne, James

Price: £225.88

Publisher: UK, Collins & Brown Ltd.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03002

ISBN: 1855852233

Condition: Very Good


The author gives a fascinating account of Cliveden's past: the two earlier houses that were dramatically destroyed by fire, the creation of the gardens and the seven families who have lived there. Some of the richest men and most powerful women of their day have played a part in the story of Cliveden, including Nancy Astor, whose husband Waldorf was given Clivedon as a marriage present from his father. There is a dedication on the front endpaper which reads ' To Frank, w... View more info