Foss, Arthur: The National Trust Country House Treasures; with Scottish Country House Contributions By Rosemary Joekes
Book Number: 23576
BCA 1980 1980 small 4to. 367 pps, Maps & Photographs, Glossary, Index. Colour and black & white plates. Good d/w, unclipped with small repaired tear to front near spine. Over 300 country houses in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are included. Includes information about each house's location and regional maps. A guide to the artistic and historic contents of over 300 houses open to the public in Great Britain. This book is the first to deal with the paintings, sculpture, furniture, tapestries, porcelain, glass and silver, the plasterwork, ironwork and woodcarving; and the craft collections such as dolls' houses or railway engines of Britain's architectural and cultural heritage.