Aurum. London. 2008. First edition. Hardback; grey cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 208 pages. Over 150 colour and b&w illustrations. English. 295 x 225mm. 1.65kg. 9781845133313. Near fine, in near fine dust jacket; slight ruffling to head of spine.
A survey of the distinctive style and architecture of the Cotswold country house. Over thirty houses are featured, accompanied by photographs taken from the archives of Country Life magazine. There are castles, early manor houses, Jacobean and Classical houses, Arts and Crafts style homes, and Neo-Classical contemporary buildings. Houses featured include Sudeley Castle, Chastleton House, Badminton House, Dyrham Park, Sezincote, Kelmscott Manor, and Highgrove House. From the library of theatre designer David Collis.
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