Frances Lincoln. London. 2012. First published as 'The Last Country Houses' in 1982. Hardback; maroon cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 286 pages. Colour and b&w illustrations throughout. English. 315 x 255mm. 2.1kg. 9780711233393. Near fine, in very good dust jacket; slight shelf wear, short 1cm tear at head of spine.
A social and architectural survey of the country house from 1890 to 1939. Clive Aslet's study was first published in 1982, but has been extensively revised and reillustrated. The book covers a period of immense change for Britain's country houses, predominantly instigated by the first world war. Aslet's study talks the reader through these changes, using the finest houses as examples. Photographs and plans numerous. From the library of theatre designer David Collis.
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