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Geoffrey Scott (June 11, 1884 — August 14, 1929) was an English scholar and poet, known as a historian of architecture. His biography of Isabelle de Charrière entitled The Portrait of Zelide won the 1925 James Tait Black Memorial Prize.

Born in Hampstead, Scott was educated at Rugby School and New College, Oxford. While still an undergraduate he was befriended by Mary Berenson, leading to his admission to the Florence 'circle' of Bernard Berenson. From 1907 to 1909 he was employed by Berenson; he worked on the design of the garden of I Tatti, the Berenson villa, with Cecil Ross Pinsent (1884—1963). This led to work on other gardens. It also brought him the friendship of John Maynard Keynes, who met him there.

In 1914 the publication of The Architecture of Humanism made him a reputation. He married thePeerage.com - Person Page 20785 in 1916 Lady Sybil Cutting, widowed in 1910 (who later married Percy Lubbock). With little in the way of career, it has been suggested that an unlikely love affair with Vita Sackville-West from 1923 to 1925 spurred him into his later literary production.

At the time of his death, of pneumonia in New York, Geoffrey Scott had been retained as an editor of the papers of James Boswell.

He was one of Edith Wharton's close friends.

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Total Books: 23
Entertainment Law on a Global Stage
2015 - Entertainment Law on a Global Stage [American Casebook Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780314266842
ISBN-10: 0314266844
Genre: Law
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The Architecture of Humanism A Study in the History of Taste
2010 - The Architecture of Humanism a Study in the History of Taste (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781152178953
ISBN-10: 1152178954
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The National Character of English Architecture
2009 - The National Character of English Architecture (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781116900569
ISBN-10: 1116900564
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Catholic Gentry in English Society The Throckmortons of Coughton from Reformation to Emancipation
2009 - Catholic Gentry in English Society the Throckmortons of Coughton From Reformation to Emancipation [Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780754664321
ISBN-10: 0754664325
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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FOUR TALES BY ZELIDE
2009 - Four Tales By Zelide (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781933527413
ISBN-10: 1933527412
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The Portrait Of Zelide
2004 - The Portrait of Zelide (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780766188181
ISBN-10: 0766188183
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Gothic rage undone English monks in the Age of Enlightenment
1992 - Gothic Rage Undone English Monks in the Age of Enlightenment (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780950275994
ISBN-10: 0950275999
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Memorial Day
1983 - Memorial Day (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780876142196
ISBN-10: 0876142196
Genres: Children's Books, Nonfiction
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Labor Day
1982 - Labor Day [Carolrhoda on My Own Books] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780876141786
ISBN-10: 0876141785
Genre: Children's Books
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Architecture of Humanism
1980 - Architecture of Humanism (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780851390123
ISBN-10: 0851390129
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Egyptian Boats
Egyptian Boats [Carolrhoda on My Own Books] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780876141380
ISBN-10: 0876141386
Genres: Business & Money, Nonfiction
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