Автор: Peill, James Название: The English Country House ISBN: 0500293074 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500293072 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3592 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Ranging from Kentchurch Court, a former fortified medieval manor house that has been the seat of the Scudamore family for nearly 1,000 years, to a delightful Strawberry Hill-style Gothic house in rural Cornwall and car-crazed Goodwood House, this beautifully illustrated book showcases ten outstanding British country houses, all still in the hands of the original families. James Peill recounts the ups and downs of such deep-rooted clans as the Cracrofts, landowners in Lincolnshire since the 12th century, whose late 18th-century Hackthorn Hall is a perfect example of the kind of house Jane Austen describes in her novels (indeed, she appears on their family tree), as well as the relatively newly arrived Biddulphs, who constructed Rodmarton, an Arts & Crafts masterpiece, in the first decades of the last century. James Fennell has once again provided superb photographs of a wealth of gardens, charming interiors, bygone sporting trophies, fine art collections and fanciful family memorabilia, making The English Country House a delicious treat for Anglophiles and lovers of old houses.
Название: Country Style & Design ISBN: 1864704489 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781864704488 Издательство: Images Рейтинг: Цена: 4552 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Country Style and Design beautifully showcases Justin Bishop's intricate knowledge of country style and design. Blending traditional country style with modern influences, this book is a collection of beautiful images, practical tips, useful styling notes and personal sentiment.
Автор: Einsiedel, Andreas Von Thornycroft, Johanna Название: Dream homes country ISBN: 1858944740 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781858944746 Издательство: Merrell Рейтинг: Цена: 5980 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: 100 Inspirational Interiors. A combination of new and old, romance, nostalgia and comfort, country style has universal appeal. From a converted barn in the English Cotswolds to a Mallorcan finca, and from a Russian dacha to a grand Swiss villa, the 100 fabulous interiors featured in this book will provide endless inspiration for city dwellers seeking to escape the fast pace of urban living, and committed countryside lovers contemplating the restoration or refurishment of their rural idyll.
Название: Country Home ISBN: 1858943574 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781858943572 Издательство: Merrell Рейтинг: Цена: 1987 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This fabulous collection of interiors provides a rich resource for anyone contemplating the restoration - or simply the revitalizing - of a rural home.
Описание: The magnificent country houses built in Britain between 1890 and 1939 were the last monuments to a vanishing age. Many of these great mammoths of domestic architecture were unsuited to the changes in economic and social priorities that followed the two world wars, and rapidly became extinct. Those that survive, however, provide tangible evidence of the life and death of an extraordinarily prosperous age.
Originally published in 1980, long out of print and now thoroughly revised and reillustrated, this book recounts the architectural and social history of the era, describing the clients, the architects, the styles and accoutrements of the country houses. The people who could afford them - the Carnegies, the Astors, the Leverhulmes - had grown rich by exploiting the new economic opportunities of the age, and the houses they built in the years before the First World War reflect the desire for two contrasting ways of life. The social country house was the setting for the opulent world associated with Edward VII. The romantic country house was simpler, more genuinely rural, for those who wanted to be in closer contact with the countryside and the vanishing rural crafts, or who wanted an idyll of the past that did not suggest the world of the motor car. These traditions lost coherence after the war, and the period ended with a number of spectacular, and often eccentric, houses. Some of the most remarkable were those that not only replicated the look of old buildings, but used genuinely old materials and even incorporated whole Tudor buildings moved from other places.
Clive Aslet writes of the immense changes in the way country houses of this period were lived in and used. The shortage of servants, aggravated by the First World War, spurred numerous developments in the technology of the country house - vacuum cleaners, washing machines, telephones and central heating were called upon to replace the army of servants who never returned from the trenches or the factories. Interior decorators, becoming increasingly in vogue, developed the style Louis Seize into the last word in Edwardian chic. Gardens came to be seen as integral to the concept of the country house and reconciled formal planning with informal planting.
This fascinating world, so popularly depicted in Downton Abbey, can now be viewed from a new perspective. The Edwardian Country House will enlighten and entertain all those interested in glimpsing the lost life style of another age.
Автор: Knox, James Название: The Scottish Country House ISBN: 0500516553 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500516553 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 5031 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Scottish Country House chronicles a remarkable group of houses and castles that have survived the vicissitudes of Scotlands turbulent history and are still in the hands of their original families. From breakfront cabinets filled with generations of monogrammed heirloom china to canopy beds keeping the chill of a Scottish winter at bay to cabbage-rose slip-covered sofas nestled under tall Gothic windows, this book takes the reader on a tour of these residences, providing an intimate look at a marvellous hotchpotch of rooms and decoration. Specially commissioned photographs by James Fennell show inviting living rooms and tousled bedrooms, print- lined hallways and well-trampled mudrooms. Telling details capture the eccentric personalities of their owners Scottish chieftains, lairds and nobles drawn from the pages of Walter Scott; charming decorative details, such as a red silk bell-pull against green floral wallpaper, a drawer full of two- hundred-year-old love letters, or the curve of a wonderfully carved antique chair. In his anecdotal text, James Knox tells the tale of the more colourful inhabitants of these homes, both past and present. The houses are not the instant creation of trendy decorators they have evolved over generations, furnished with heirlooms and cherished hand-me-downs. This is a book for lovers of Scotland, history or decoration.
A volume which explores Van Gogh's oeuvre through two fundamental aspects of his artistic identity: his love for the countryside and his attachment to the city. Admired for his light-filled landscapes as much as for his impassioned portraits, Vincent van Gogh was an impetuous painter with a cavalier disregard for convention when it suited him. At the same time he was a sophisticated thinker, fluent in several languages, and trained as an art dealer. Though often plagued by several doubts about his work, he was immensely ambitious and ultimately had a clear sense of his oeuvre as a whole and the place it was to take in the history of art.
Such apparently contradictory positions define much of Van Gogh's life and artistic output. They are also at the basis of this volume, which explores Van Gogh's oeuvre through two fundamental aspects of his artistic identity: his love for the countryside as a stable, never-changing environment and his attachment to the city as the center of fast-moving, modern life.
The catalog features works by Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Jean-Francois Millet, Georges Seurat, Camille Pissarro, Charles Francois Daubigny, Anton Mauve; prints after Daubigny, Daumier, Millet, that Van Gogh himself collected and copied as well as etchings and aquatints by Pissarro and Cezanne; and five letters written by Van Gogh to friends, colleagues, and art critics. It accompanies an exhibition at Complesso Monumentale del Vittoriano that begins on February 20, 2011.
Автор: Barwick, JoAnn Название: Scandinavian Country ISBN: 0500286159 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500286159 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3585 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Takes the reader on a tour of more than twenty exceptional residences that show the simplicity and fresh allure of Scandinavian country style.
Описание: Complementing his bestselling The Most Beautiful Villages of England, Hugh Palmer has now produced a stunning sequence of images of 25 of the most beguiling small towns of rural and seaside England.
Автор: Tom & Nancy Wolfe Название: Country Dollmaking ISBN: 0887401295 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780887401299 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 2793 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Tom and Nancy Wolfe, a husband and wife team, join forces to present a step-by-step guide to making a unique doll in the country tradition. Tom leads the reader through the process of carving from wood and painting the head, hands, and feet, in easy to understand steps. Nancy then shows the reader everything from laying out and cutting the pattern to sewing, assembling and dressing the doll. Country Dollmaking includes all the patterns you will need and is amply illustrated with black-and-white and color photographs. For the carver, the seamstress, and the dollmaker, it offers an opportunity for a team effort, a blending of two persons hobbies! Besides inspiring your interest, we are sure you will enjoy it.
Название: Country Living Garden Wisdom ISBN: 1843402653 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781843402657 Издательство: Anova Рейтинг: Цена: 996 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Garden Wisdom is an inspiring mix of practical advice, traditional garden lore, and eco-friendly ideas compiled to help you make the most of your garden.
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