London: Country Life, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Folio. Very good- condition. Item #019176
xl (introduction) followed by 402 pages of text including an index. Blue hardcover cloth binding with heavy sunning and heavy flecking (irregular loss of color) to the spine, moderate/heavy rubbing to the extremities, and other minor shelfwear. Gilt spine lettering is not readable; gilt front cover lettering is bright and attractive. Illustrated with over four hundred black-and- white photographs, elevations, floor plans and drawings. Previous owner's names written neatly on a front endpaper. The first few pages have a minor crease, and minor foxing. One page of index is torn without loss. Includes Althorp, Ashridge Park, Attingham, Bayfordbury, Broadlands, Brocket Hall, Crichel, Foremark, Heaton Park, Hevingham Hall, Hitchin Priory, Ickworth, Kyre Park, Mersham-le-Hatch, Padworth House, Peper Harow, Saltram, Strawberry Hill, Syon House, Tabley House, and Woodhall Park. Measures 15.75 inches in height. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition.