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The Georgian Country House, Arnold, Dana
1 Arnold, Dana The Georgian Country House
UK Sutton Publishing Ltd 2003 0750934700 / 9780750934701 2nd Edition Soft cover Fine Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
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. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
Putting Back the Style: Directory of Authentic Renovation, Artley, Alexandra
2 Artley, Alexandra Putting Back the Style: Directory of Authentic Renovation
UK. Evans Brothers Ltd 1982 0237456036 / 9780237456030 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
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 source books available. The D/W is lightly faded on the spine and has some creasing to the head of the spine. Please Note; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Some Somerset Country Houses, Dunning, R. W.
3 Dunning, R. W. Some Somerset Country Houses
UK Dovecote Press 1991 0946159858 / 9780946159857 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
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 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
The Edwardian Country House, Gardiner Juliet
4 Gardiner Juliet The Edwardian Country House
London Channel 4 Books 2002 0752261665 / 9780752261669 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 
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. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Collins Care and Repair of Period Houses, Jackson, Albert; Day, David
5 Jackson, Albert; Day, David Collins Care and Repair of Period Houses
UK Collins 1998 0004140354 / 9780004140353 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
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 clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
England's Thousand Best Houses, Jenkins, Simon
6 Jenkins, Simon England's Thousand Best Houses
UK. Allen Lane 2003 0713995963 / 9780713995961 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
' The houses of England'. says Simon Jenkins, ' are a treasure trove, a glory of humanity, a wonder of the world'. What is more, to our great good fortune, ' England retains far more great houses with contents intact and on display than any other country in the world. ' These extraordinary records of our history are the subject of this book, the successor to his bestselling book on English churches. There is light wear to the D/W edges. PLEASE NOTE: international economy shipping ( 2nd class ) is by sea and may take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
Victorian Farm: Rediscovering Forgotten Skills, Langlands, Alex; Ginn, Peter; Goodman, Ruth
7 Langlands, Alex; Ginn, Peter; Goodman, Ruth Victorian Farm: Rediscovering Forgotten Skills
UK Pavilion 2009 1862059004 / 9781862059009 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
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. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
Sacheverell Sitwell's England, Raeburn Michael ( Editor )
8 Raeburn Michael ( Editor ) Sacheverell Sitwell's England
London Orbis Books 1986 0856135089 / 9780856135088 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
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. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
The Englishman's Country, W.J.Turner ( Editor)
9 W.J.Turner ( Editor) The Englishman's Country
UK Collins 1945 1st Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
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 shipping is by sea and may take upto 90days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP

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