Period Houses

18 Items
The Hollywood Style

Eliot Elisofon's photographs of the homes of legendary Hollywood figures.

Dumfries House. A Chippendale Commission

The scarce auction catalogue for the sale that never happened.

Interior Decorating. "How to do it" Series. Number 13

A practical guide to thirties and forties interior decoration.

A Young Man Comes to London. An Original Short Story

Michael Arlen's short story, illustrated by Cecil Beaton, to celebrate the opening of The Dorchester.

A Tint Book of Historical Colours suitable for decorative work. Library Edition

A beautifully produced swatch book of 136 historical colours from the Parsons paint company.

David Hicks. A Life of Design

A definitive book on the life and work of designer David Hicks.

English Style

A survey of the most important and influential homes in England during the 1960s.

Billy Baldwin Remembers

Part memoir, part decorating masterclass.

David Hicks on decoration [SIGNED]

A signed copy of the first volume in David Hick's classic series of design volumes, with the iconic stripy dust jacket

Colour and Interior Decoration

Basil Ionides's influential book on the use of colour in interiors.

David Hicks on living - with taste

The second volume in David Hick's classic series of design volumes, with the iconic stripy dust jacket.

The Duquette Collections

The baroque theatricality of the Duquettes and Dawnridge.

Property from the Collection of Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon

Auction catalogue of Princess Margaret's jewellery collection and the contents of her Kensington Palace apartment.

The Bill Blass Collection

The auction catalogue for the American fashion designer's remarkable collection.

The Destruction of the Country House 1875-1975

The influential book on the destruction of country houses in Britain.

Knole and The Sackvilles

A personal account of Vita Sackville-West's ancestral home and her ancestors.

Merry Hall; Laughter on the Stairs; Sunlight on the Lawn [THE COMPLETE MERRY HALL TRILOGY]

The trilogy of books recounting Beverley Nichols' restoration of the Georgian house, Merry Hall.

No Voice from the Hall. Early Memories of a Country House Snooper & Echoing Voices. More Memories of a Country House Snooper

Architectural historian John Harris's memoirs, capturing the romatic-tragic world of England's lost houses.