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The Victorian Country House

Mark Girouard

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ISBN 10: 0198171838 / ISBN 13: 9780198171836
Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford, United Kingdom, 1971
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Faint rubbing to covers, small ding impression in back cover, the size of a pea, inset map has wrinkled corner. No dustjacket. ; 1st edition, published in UK. 29 chapters on individual buildings or specialized aspects, and a catalogue with short notes on several hundred country homes. Over 400 illustrations and photos. Fold out map. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 218 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 5955

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Title: The Victorian Country House

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford, United Kingdom

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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Girouard, Mark. The Victorian Country House. First Edition. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1971. 24cm x 32cm. 218 pages with fold out maps and 420 illustrations. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Includes for example: The Upper classes adapt to their circumstances/ The men who built the country houses/ A country house analysis/ A run round the Nouveaux-riches/ Victorian Gentlemen: The Ideal/ The Victorian Gentlemen's house/ The Building of a country house/ The Choice of Architect/ Materials old and new/ Technology and the country house: Plumbing, heating and Ventilation/ Gas and electricity/ Technology, Comfort. Snobbery and Aesthetics/ The Country House Plan/ The Servants Wing/ Nuances and Drawbacks of the Victorian Planning/ The Historical Development of the Plan: William Burn/ The Male Domain/ The Conservatory/ The Great Hall/ The Picturesque versus the Functional: Pugin/ Barry, Blore, Burn and Salvin/ The Battle of the Styles/ The High Victorian Years/ Muscularity/ Texture. Colour and Ruskin/ High Victorian Attitutes : The Pugin Tradition/ High Victorian Attitudes The Picturesque Tradition/ The Revolt of teh Goths/ The Architect as Artist/ Artistic Houses and Artistic People/ Kerr and Stevenson/ The Old English Style/ Leys Wood/ 'Queen Anne'/ Shaw: Composition and Planning/ The Hall Revived/ Philip Webb/ Clouds/ Shaw's Contemporaries : Ernest George/ George Devey/ The First steps to Neo-Georgian/ Bayons Manor/ Scarisbrick Hall/ Merevale Hall/ Highclere Castle/ Prestwold Hall/ Peckforton Castle/ Osborne/ Treberfydd/ Horsted Place/ Milton Ernest Hall/ Woodchester Park/ Shadwell Park/ The Crossleys of Hallifax and their buildings/ Devey in Kent: Betteshanger St Albans Court/ Kelham Hall/ Brodsworth Hall/ Humewood Castle/ Bear Wood/ Cardiff Castle/ Kinmel Park/ Cragside/ Beauvale Lodge/ Carlton Towers/ Castell Coch/ Adcote/ Ken Hill/ Wightwick Manor/ St..

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