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The Georgian Country House

By: Arnold, Dana

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03557

ISBN: 0750934700

Condition: Fine


The Country House was the focal point of Georgian architecture, landscape and society. Dana Arnold presents an analysis of the social and cultural significance of the country house, and her work is complimented by essays from experts in a variety disciplines. A wealth of illustrations, showing exteriors, interiors and landscapes accompany the textA very good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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English Manor Houses

By: Bailey, Brian J.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Robert Hale Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03034

ISBN: 0709012802

Condition: Very Good


For so long the hub of the English social system, the manor house has a rich social history, second only to the church in status within the rural community. This book is devoted exclusively to these fascinating and often beautiful houses. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. There is the remains of glue from a label on the front of the D/W. A nice clean tight copy. View more info

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Cliveden: The Place and the People

By: Crathorne, James

Price: £250.00

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

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Some Somerset Country Houses

By: Dunning, R. W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Dovecote Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03086

ISBN: 0946159858

Condition: Very Good


Robert Dunning is editor of the Victoria County History of Somerset and has been responsible for most of the recent research in to the history of Somerset's houses. This book is illustrated with over 175 photographs, watercolours, engravings and portraits. TheD/W shows some shelf-wear to its front and rear panels which also has some chipping and also to its edges. Otherwise a clean tight copy. View more info

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The Edwardian Country House

By: Gardiner Juliet

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Channel 4 Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01268

ISBN: 0752261665

Condition: Very Good


The Edwardian Country House gives a fascinating insight into the romance and the reality of the Edwardian society and beautifully evokes the "golden" years before the First World War. View more info

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English Manor Houses.

By: Hugh Montgomery - Massingbred & Christopher Simon Sykes

Price: £266.53

Publisher: London, Lawrence King: 2001

Edition: First Editon

Sellers ID: 00992

ISBN: 1856692221

Condition: Very Good


This book is signed with a small dedication by the author and is filled with 300 colour photographs of Manor Houses, a delight to look at. View more info

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Sacheverell Sitwell's England

By: Raeburn Michael ( Editor )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Orbis Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00216

ISBN: 0856135089

Condition: Very Good


Sacheverell Sitwell, as a poet or a writer of prose, is one of the most individual stylists in English letters this century, and his descriptive works on art and architecture, written during a liftime of travelling, have made him a notable influence on taste since the 1920s. This is a first edition hardback copy with a D/W in V/G condition due to rippling at the top and some scratching to the back.and wearing to the corners. View more info