The Regency Country House: From the Archives of Country Life.
Drawn from the hundred-year archives of Country Life, these gorgeous illustrations and descriptions fulfill Regency fantasies of luxury and comfort. Country homes from 1790-1830 are selected. Interiors, approaches, parks. Wyatt, Holland, Nash, Cockerell, Smirke, Wilkins, Hopper, Repton, Soane, as well as regional designers. The accompanying text is rich with history and explanations of architectural development of the period. Helpful index. Printed on heavy paper. Bound in black cloth with gilt title on spine. Oversized 10 by 12 1/4 inches. Aurum Press, London. 2005. Hb, Dj. USED. $15.00