English Country Houses: Baroque 1685-1715

By: Lees-Milne, James

Price: £40.00

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Book Condition: Very Good

Originally published by Country Life in 1970, this edition published in 1986 for the Antique Collector's Club. Olive green cloth with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with previous owners name neatly written at top of front endpaper. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, with some sunning to spine and front third of the jacket where it meets the spine. 303pp. 465 b/w illustrations. In this volume, which links English Country Houses: Caroline by Oliver Hill and John Cornforth to Christopher Hussey's trilogy on the Early, Mid and late Georgian periods, James Lees-Milne explores the development of the movement not only in terms of architectural style but also in relation to political and social history. A number of the houses no longer exist but are presented by paintings and engravings.

Title: English Country Houses: Baroque 1685-1715

Author Name: Lees-Milne, James

Categories: Architecture, Design and Planning,

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Antique Collectors Club: 1986

ISBN Number: 1851490434

ISBN Number 13: 9781851490431

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 005773

Keywords: chatsworth, petworth, castle howard, blenheim, seaton delaval, winslow hall, hanbury hall, chicheley hall,