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The Georgian Country House

By: Arnold, Dana

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03557


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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Putting Back the Style: Directory of Authentic Renovation

By: Artley, Alexandra

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Evans Brothers Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02936


If you have a limited budget but you love old houses, this book is for you. Leading conservationists show the layman how to restore his ' ordinary' home with true historical accuracy, both inside and out, and care for it in such a way as to avoid any further damage. This book is totally practical. Each expert has ' done up' their own house and therefore knows the problems you face. Packed with vital information 'Putting back the Style ' is one of the most important sourc... 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


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. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 day... 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


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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Collins Care and Repair of Period Houses

By: Jackson, Albert; Day, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Collins: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03033


We are becoming more sensitive to the importance of protecting our heritage. Yet over the years many old houses were subjected to indiscriminate assault with relatively little protest. This book seeks to encourage well-conceived restoration by suggesting ways of maintaining and repairing the family home that appeared between the Georgian period and the start of the Second world War. This book does not have a D/W and their is a crease down the panel of the rear board. A ... View more info

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Victorian Farm: Rediscovering Forgotten Skills

By: Langlands, Alex; Ginn, Peter; Goodman, Ruth

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Pavilion: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03094


Victorian Farm ' celebrates our rural heritage and contains a fascinating mix of social history, folklore and practical projects. Follow historians Alex Langlands, Peter Ginn and Ruth Goodman as they spend a year on a Victorian farm. Share the pleasures and hardships of such a life. A good clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE ; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Sacheverell Sitwell's England

By: Raeburn Michael ( Editor )

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Orbis Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00216


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

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The Englishman's Country

By: W.J.Turner ( Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Collins: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03107


The title of this book indicates its nature. it deals with aspects of our life in town and country which seem peculiarly English. It is illustrated with 48 colour plates and 137 black and white plates. The light green boards are bumped at the corner and the text block is lightly tanned , the D/J is worn and torn in places especially on its top edge and on the top of the spine, there is also some chipping to the centre of the panels. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shi... View more info