Romantics and Classics: Style in the English Country House

Jeremy Musson



Home & Garden > Non-Fiction

ISBN: 9780847869855


English country house style looms large in the collective imagination, inspiring fantasies of life in a centuries-old manor house, overlooking verdant hills dotted with sheep.

This book allows us to enter some of the most exceptional of England s historic houses that are lived in and decorated for today by their imaginative owners and designers.

Jeremy Musson and Hugo Rittson Thomas have assembled a stunning collection of twenty charming homes that reveal a remarkable wealth of taste and style inspiration, both inside and out, ranging from traditional and classic to contemporary and bohemian, with examples including Haddon Hall, Smedmore, Court of Noke, and The Laskett.

Musson s text illuminates the history of each home, showing how each has become a canvas upon which its owner has deeply imprinted their personality.

Essays on furniture, gardens, and color expand upon three essential components of country style.

Rittson Thomas s superb photography captures the telling details in natural-lit interiors and exquisite gardens.

This volume is sure to appeal to Instagram fanatics and traditionalists alike.

Delivery options

Royal Mail First Class and International Tracked and Signed
UK - 1-2 working days
Europe 4-7 working days
Rest of World 10-15 working days

International Standard
Europe 7-10 working days
Rest of the World 15-20 working days

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 25 × 17 × 8 cm