Scottish Country Houses, 1600-1914

Scottish Country Houses, 1600-1914

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This new illustrated paperback edition examines the Scottish country house in all its guises - from great classical houses like Hopetoun, to familiar castles such as Glamis and Craigievar - as well as giving insights into the architects who designed them, including William and Robert Adam, Sir John James Burnet and Sir William Bruce.show more

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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 20mm | 639.56g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748610774
  • 9780748610778

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Several are charminglyidiosyncratic and all are genuine contributions to knowledge...The mostuseful have a wider range and concentrate on the whole Scottish domesticpratice of architects such as Robert S, William Leiper and the JJ Burnet.Gavin Stamp, The ...this excellent book...the success of this bookis a tribute not only to the skills of its editors...but also to the vigourand variety of Scottish countryhouse studies.Michael Hall, Country Life, October 5th 1995. ...an immensely useful andstimulating account of the Scottish country house.Jill Laver, Architectural Heritage, 1996. Several are charminglyidiosyncratic and all are genuine contributions to knowledge...The mostuseful have a wider range and concentrate on the whole Scottish domesticpratice of architects such as Robert S, William Leiper and the JJ Burnet.Gavin Stamp, The ...this excellent book...the success of this bookis a tribute not only to the skills of its editors...but also to the vigourand variety of Scottish countryhouse studies.Michael Hall, Country Life, October 5th 1995. ...an immensely useful andstimulating account of the Scottish country house.Jill Laver, Architectural Heritage, 1996.show more

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