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The Fate of the English Country House

By: Littlejohn, David

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York and Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24605

ISBN: 019508876X

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Generously illustrated with B&W photographs. "For millions of people in the English-speaking world, the now standard image of the British country house is Brideshead Castle in Wiltshire: the domed and doomed baroque country seat of the Marchmain family seen in the BBC adaptation of Evelyn Waughs novel, Brideshead Revisited. In real life, the house used for the television series is Castle Howard, one of the largest and most opulent private homes in England, located on 10, 000 acres of gardens, parkland, and woods in North Yorkshire, no... View more info