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Palaces, chateaux, country houses books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Palaces, chateaux, country houses category. Presented with a red border are the Palaces, chateaux, country houses books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Longford Castle The Treasures and the Collectors by Amelia Smith Longford Castle The Treasures and the Collectors

This book, richly illustrated and based on extensive scholarly research into the family archive, tells a comprehensive story of the collectors who amassed these treasures.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

More Great Properties of Country Victoria The Western District's Golden Age by Richard Allen, Kimbal Baker More Great Properties of Country Victoria The Western District's Golden Age
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Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Abandoned Mansions of Ireland by Tarquin Blake Abandoned Mansions of Ireland

Fresh new format for Tarquin Blake's popular follow up to the successful Abandoned Mansions of Ireland
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Chevening A Seat of Diplomacy by Julius Bryant Chevening A Seat of Diplomacy

Chevening stands in a magnifi cent park below the wooded escarpment of the North Downs in Kent. It has a history dating back around 800 years, but the house we see today is almost entirely the creation of seven generations...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Marc Held - Skopelos by Michele Champenois Marc Held - Skopelos

Designer of the famous Culbuto armchair manufactured by Knoll, Marc Held is also the architect of eight spectacular villas in Greece, to which this book pays homage.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Unfinished Palazzo Life, Love and Art in Venice by Judith Mackrell The Unfinished Palazzo Life, Love and Art in Venice

The story of Venice's Unfinished Palazzo -- told through the lives of three of its most unconventional, passionate, and fascinating residents: Luisa Casati, Doris Castlerosse, and Peggy Guggenheim
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Charming Country Houses 2018 Discover the Most Beautiful Sides of Country Life with its Romantic Houses and Gardens by Christian Mueringer Charming Country Houses 2018 Discover the Most Beautiful Sides of Country Life with its Romantic Houses and Gardens

Find idyllic cottages, historic thatched houses, ample gardens filled with flowers. Be it on the coast or in the mountains - every country house has its very own charisma and its own soul. The calendar - Charming Country Houses -...
Format: Calendar - Released: 27/04/2017

English Country House by James Peill English Country House

Ranging from Kentchurch Court, a former fortified medieval manor house that has been the seat of the Scudamore family for nearly 1,000 years, to a delightful Strawberry Hill-style Gothic house in rural Cornwall and car-crazed Goodwood House, this book showcases...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/02/2017

Coming Soon

Spectacle of Property The House in American Film by John David Rhodes Spectacle of Property The House in American Film

Much of our time at the movies is spent in other peoples homes. Cinema is, after all, often about everyday life. Spectacle of Property is the first book to address the question of the ubiquitous conjuncture of the moving image...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

Spectacle of Property The House in American Film by John David Rhodes Spectacle of Property The House in American Film

Much of our time at the movies is spent in other peoples homes. Cinema is, after all, often about everyday life. Spectacle of Property is the first book to address the question of the ubiquitous conjuncture of the moving image...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

Peyrassol by Marie Grezard, Christophe Goussard Peyrassol
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A unique look inside the Peyrassol estate, to discover the vineyards, interior and sculptures' park of this former Templars' base.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Filoli Family Home; Historic Garden; Living Museum by Julia Bly DeVere Filoli Family Home; Historic Garden; Living Museum

The definitive history of Filoli, one of the most beautiful and historic house and gardens in the San Francisco Bay Area, published in celebration of its centenary.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2017

Historic House Museums in the United States and the United Kingdom A History by Linda Young Historic House Museums in the United States and the United Kingdom A History

This book addresses the phenomenon of historic houses as a distinct species of museum. By analyzing the motivation of the founders, and subsequent keepers, of house museums, the author identifies a typology that casts light on what they were intended...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/12/2016

Holkham The Social, Architectural and Landscape History of a Great English Country House by Christine Hiskey Holkham The Social, Architectural and Landscape History of a Great English Country House

First published history of this famous grade 1 listed Norfolk hall and estate. Fully illustrated with reproductions of estate maps and archive photographs and pictures of family and staff. An important addition to the study of life in the English...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2016

Hardwick Hall A Great Old Castle of Romance by Mark Purcell, Richard Wheeler Hardwick Hall A Great Old Castle of Romance
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Originally constructed in the late 16th century for the notorious Bess of Hardwick, Countess of Shrewsbury, Hardwick Hall is now among the National Trust's greatest architectural landmarks, with much of its original interior and ornamentation still intact. This splendid publication...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2016

Chateau des Fleurs by William Hefner Chateau des Fleurs


Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2016

Sunnylands: America s Midcentury Masterpiece by Janice Lyle Sunnylands: America s Midcentury Masterpiece


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2016

Great Houses, Modern Aristocrats by James Reginato, Jonathan Becker Great Houses, Modern Aristocrats
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This stunning book presents the intriguing stories and celebrated histories of some of the leading families of Great Britain and Ireland and the opulent residences that have defined their heritages.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2016

Abandoned Mansions of Ireland by Tarquin Blake Abandoned Mansions of Ireland

In 2008 Tarquin Blake found his first abandoned 'Big House' and so began exploring the lost architecture of Ireland. Alongside his haunting photographs, Tarquin includes brief histories of these abandoned mansions and the people who lived there.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/05/2016

Apethorpe The Story of an English Country House by John Cattell, Emily Cole, Nick Hill Apethorpe The Story of an English Country House
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This beautiful publication narrates the romantic biography of an architecturally significant country residence and its rescue from decline. Dating from the mid-15th century, Apethorpe in Northamptonshire was home to a succession of leading courtiers and politicians. At the command of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/05/2016

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