5 edition of Scottish Country Houses found in the catalog.
by Edinburgh Univ Pr
Written in English
|Contributions||Ian Gow (Editor), Alistair John Rowan (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||350|
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The book is a fascinating read [and] the photography in the book is incredible; James Fennell took the pictures that illustrate the 10 Scottish country houses profiled in the book (I spent hours poring over the pictures—each picture has dozens of interesting details).”—Things That Inspire blog “Vicariously experience Scotland's /5(12).
Read this book on Questia. This new illustrated paperback edition examines the Scottish country house in all its guises - from great classical houses like Hopetoun, to familiar castles such as Glamis and Craigievar - as well as giving insights into the architects who designed them, including William and Robert Adam, Sir John James Burnet and Sir William Bruce.
It is very unlike the better known, better preserved National Trust stately houses - these Scottish country houses are still family homes where daily living takes place. I was more than pleased with this lavishly illustrated book and recommend it to anyone who appreciates the character of antique houses that are still homes.
I loved it!/5(12). One of the houses profiled in the The Scottish Country House is Dumfries house, designed by Robert and John Adams. In the house was rescued from sale and disassembly of the original furniture collection ; the negotiations came down to the wire – apparently the original Chippendale furniture had already been crated by an auction house and was en route Scottish Country Houses book.
The book is a fascinating read [and] the photography in the book is incredible; James Fennell took the pictures that illustrate the 10 Scottish country houses profiled in the book (I spent hours poring over the pictures—each picture has dozens of interesting details).”—Things That Inspire blog “Vicariously experience Scotland's.
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The Scottish Country House will enthrall anyone with an interest in Scotland, history, architecture, or interior decoration—all wrapped in a compelling narrative of past lives and taste.
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It is no mean feat to produce a publication of the type that used to be described as 'a coffee-table book', devoted to the subject of great Scottish houses, and manage to find a fresh slant on a genre that has illustrated and described country houses for decades.
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Inanthe Rithven's The Scottish House: Eclectic and Unique Interiors, published inis a good companion to James Knox's recent Scottish Country Houses. The Knox book shows exteriors and some landscape shots of the featured houses in addition to their interiors; this book, as the subtitle indicates, focuses on the interiors only, though /5(11).
Get this from a library. The Scottish country house. [James Knox; James Fennell] -- 'The Scottish Country House' chronicles a remarkable group of houses and castles that have survived the vicissitudes of Scotland's turbulent history and are still in the hands of their original.
The Scottish Country House is a total delight to read. With spectacular photography by James Fennell, who shot the entire book using only natural light, and entertaining text by James Knox, I am confident you will find this volume enchanting.
OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: , pages: color frontispiece, illustrations, map ; 30 cm: Other Titles: Scottish country houses and.- Explore dottydazzler's board "Scottish country houses" on Pinterest.
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