Explores the meaning of the 18th and early 19th century country house in England, with some attention paid to other parts of the British Isles. Topics include contemporary literary views of the country house; the role of women in the design of the country house; the influence of antiquity and the Grand Tour on architecture, interiors, and collections; the relationship between the town house and the country house; and late Georgian changes in landscaping. Includes abundant, fine quality b&w contemporary and modern illustrations, with 20 color plates. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Book Description Sutton, Stroud, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. xiv + 210pp, illustrated, hardback with dustwrapper. New book; Quarto. Bookseller Inventory # 62932
Book Description Sutton Pub Ltd, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110750915900
Book Description Sutton Pub Ltd, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0750915900