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The Great Houses of London


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The Great Houses of London - Pearce, David
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The Great Houses of London is an account of extraordinary buildings, most of which no longer exist, of such great designers as Robert Adam, and of the enormously rich English aristocratic grandees who commissioned these houses. When Queen Victoria remarked to her neighbor, the Duchess of Sutherland, I have come from my house to your palace, she was by no means exaggerating. The palaces of the nobility were second only to churches in architectural and aesthetic significance, and defied comparison with the chateaux of France ...

The Great Houses of London 2001, Vendome Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780865651548

Trade paperback

The Great Houses of London 1986, Vendome Press

ISBN-13: 9780865650633

Unknown binding