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"The English Manor House: From the Archives of Country Life" Book First Edition



The English Manor House: From the Archives of Country Life by Jeremy Musson. Aurum Press, 1999. Firs edition hardcover with dust jacket. An English manor house represents an architectural ideal and for generations it has embodied civilized taste. These houses have formed a core part of Country Life features over the decades and this book contains fantastic photography of them. Cranborne, Canons Ashby, and Chastleton, houses of timeless charm and tranquility are presented as are many houses that fell upon hard times only to rise again, such as Sissinghurst and Hidcote. The architects of the English manor house are many of the great names in the field and displayed here are examples by Lutyens, Blow, and Blomfield. The book is a magnificent reminder of the architectural glory of the English manor house and charts the evolution of their different styles. NPT Books, a division of N.P. Trent Antiques, has a large collection of used and out of print books on art, architecture, decoration and antiques with a focus on 1st editions, signed and limited editions.


  • Creator
    Jeremy Musson (Author)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.25 in. (31.12 cm)Width: 10.25 in. (26.04 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
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  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. dust jacket has light wear.
  • Seller Location
    valatie, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: NP-574-1st1stDibs: LU260518464053

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