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Great Houses of Britain
Great Houses of Britain
Author: Nigel Nicolson
The country house is a peculiarly British phenomenon - a unique expression of British character and way of life. This lavishly illustrated volume decribes in words and pictures thirty-nine of the finest of these homes in England, Scotland, and Wales, ranging from medieval manor houses and Tudor halls to classical Palladian mansions and elegant ...  more »
ISBN: 169203
Publication Date: 1965
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Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Book Type: Hardcover
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While the 1965 book flap decribes these as "country houses", they would be considered more along the lines of castles today. Amazing wealth of architectural detail, including all the moldings, bas-relief, and elaborately painted ceilings your heart could desire. Great book for antiquarians or lovers of old architecture.