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by Mark Girouard
Mark Girouard is a wonderful writer he brings the era to life. His campanion 'Life in the English Country House: A Social and Architectural History' is marvelous also.
Mark Girouard is a wonderful writer he brings the era to life. Architectural students should not be without both of these books. If you are interested in architecture, this book gives you a fascinating perspective on the use of houses, buildings and property as well as how people lived in French country houses. The book traces French country houses back to the Middle Ages and brings one up to current times, with an explication of how houses changed to meet standards of the times. 3 people found this helpful.
Mark Girouard, author of Life in the English Country House and other superb books, extends his realm to France in this perceptive and witty portrait of the upper classes at home in their châteaux, manoirs, and gentilhommières. In these lavishly illustrated pages we experience all the variety and beauty of the châteaux.
Mark Girouard FSA (born 7 October 1931) is a British architectural writer, an authority on the country house, an architectural historian, and biographer of Sir James Stirling. He was Slade Professor of Fine Art from 1975 to 1976 and elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in 1987.
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Small red dot remainder mark on the top edge of the page block, otherwise a fine copy. Lavishly illustrated with 200 photographs. Discover ideas about English Country Manor. Life in the French Country House: Mark Girouard. The House of Hawthorne by Erica Robuck Why did you choose this book? the cover drew me in When did you read this book? Robuck has once again succeeded at crafting an addictive and mesmerizing tale about a woman, often forgotten, who stood by and supported one of our country's.
Girouard worked for Country Life magazine from about 1958, firstly as its Architectural Writer . His Life in the English Country House won the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize for 1978, and the WH Smith Literary Award in 1979.
He was Slade Professor of Fine Art from 1975 to 1976. He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in 1987. He has been on the Board of Trustees of The Architecture Foundation. Montacute House, Somerset (1964).
This best-selling book is a beautifully illustrated history of the English country house from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. In it, renowned architectural historian Mark Girouard presents a rare and revealing glimpse of the English upper classes-their public and personal lives, their servants, and their homes. A deeply important book, one of the most interesting contributions to architectural history.
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