The Country Houses of Robert Adam from the Archives of Country Life

The Country Houses of Robert Adam from the Archives of Country Life
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Eileen Harris.

London. Aurum Press. 2007. Cloth hardback, dust jacket. 192 pages. Illustrated with approx. 200 archival colour and b&w photography from Country Life magazine. 310 x 260mm (12 x 10"). 1.95kg. 9781845132637. English. Fine; jacket protected by archival plastic cover.

A scholarly, illustrated study of the work of the great classical architect Robert Adam. Alongside explanatory text, the author draws on photographs from the archives of the County Life magazine to illustrate 22 of his finest buildings. Arranged chronologically they show the development of Adam's style of domestic architecture and decoration. Works included are Hatchlands Park, Shardeloes, Croome Court, Kedleston Hall, Bowood, Syon House, Mersham-le-Hatch, Osterley Park, Harewood House, Nostell Priory, Kenwood House, Newby Hall, Saltram, Mellerstain, Headfort House, Culzean Castle, Landsdowne House, 19 Arlington Street, 18 Grosvenor Square, Chandos House, 20 St James's Square and Home House.