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The Edwardian Country House: A Social and Architectural History

Clive Aslet
Format
Book
Published
[London] : Frances Lincoln, 2012.
Edition
1st Frances Lincoln ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780711233393 (hbk.), 071123339X (hbk.)
Summary
The magnificent country houses built in Britain between 1890 and 1939 were the last monuments to a vanishing age. Many of these great mammoths of domestic architecture were unsuited to the changes in economic and social priorities that followed the two world wars, and rapidly became extinct.
Description
286 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., plans., ports. ; 32 cm.
Notes
  • "First published as The last country houses in 1982"--Colophon.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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