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Strawberry Hill : Horace Walpole's gothic castle

Author: Anna Chalcraft; Judith Viscardi
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A room-by-room tour of one of the wonders of the eighteenth-century architectural world

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Genre/Form: Bildband
Pictorial works
Named Person: Horace Walpole; Horace Walpole; Horace Walpole
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Chalcraft; Judith Viscardi
ISBN: 9780711226876 0711226873
OCLC Number: 144596271
Description: 160 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: Setting the scene --
The waiting room, china closet and refectory --
The hall, staircase and armoury --
The little parlour and the yellow bedchamber --
The blue breakfast room, the green closet and the family bedchambers --
The library and the star chamber --
The trunk-ceiled passage and the Holbein Chamber --
The Long Gallery and the round drawing room --
The tribune and Beauclerc closet --
The Great North Bedchamber --
The garden --
Life below stairs --
Strawberry Hill after Walpole.
Responsibility: Anna Chalcraft & Judith Viscardi.

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'It is difficult to imagine that the history of the house will ever be better traced than in this beautifully produced and elegantly written book. It is an object lesson in how the biography of a Read more...

 
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