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In English Home The Internal Character Furniture and Adornments of Some of the Most Notable Houses of England Accurately Depicted From Photographs Specially Taken

By Charles Latham

1904-09

Country Life : London

16" by 11"

xxxii, 421pp; xl, 436pp, [5pp]; xl, 443pp, [4pp]

 

 

 

DETAILS

A nicely bound copy of this interesting look at important English country houses, illustrated throughout.

Complete in three volumes. This set is an extensive look at some of the most important and beautiful country houses in England. Each house is steeped in its own history, with prominent figures in history and important architects and styles connected to the houses. Volume I was published in 1904. Volume II was published in 1907. Volume III was published in 1909. Photographed by Charles Latham. Latham was a pioneering Victorian photographer, and was well known for his talented and stylish photos of the English country. Profusely illustrated throughout. Edited by H Avray Tipping. Tipping was the architectural editor of Country Life magazine for seventeen years, and published a variety of books on country houses and gardens. With three pages from 'Country Life' loosely inserted, discussing Charles Latham.

CONDITION

Volumes I and II are in the original publisher's cloth binding, and Volume II is rebound in a quarter morocco binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, smart. Some rubbing and marking to the boards of Volumes I and II. Light bumping to the extremities of Volume III. Rear hinge of Volume II is starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with some scattered spots and marks, heavier to Volume III. Small tape repair to the half-title of Volume III.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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