• A House in the Country—The Second Home from Cottages to Castles

A House in the Country—The Second Home from Cottages to Castles

Regular price £40.00

Mary Gilliatt
Photographs by Brian Morris
Hutchinson, 1973
First edition
Hardback, including dust jacket, 160 pages
B & W and colour images
Condition: Good. All titles are used and show shelf wear consistent with age. Dust jacket has minor tears and wear. A few pages have corners folded over. 

From the private collection of Sir Michael Caine. The book will include a copy of provenance letter. 

A review of revamped English and Irish cottages, barns, farmhouses, rectories and castles as second homes. An essay on the restoration of these homes along with all aspects of British country living, the decor, builders and architects.

Also includes a section on modern houses including a house in Suffolk by Peter Moro, the Youlbury House in Oxfordshire by Hal Moggridge, one of only three houses created by the architect, who is now a landscape architect; a house in Fife by Trevor Dannat (it used to be available for rent as a holiday home, but doesn't seem to be any more) and others.