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Hussey, Christopher

English country houses. Early Georgian 1715-1760 ; Mid Georgian 1760-1800 ; Late Georgian 1800-1840.

English country houses. Early Georgian 1715-1760 ; Mid Georgian 1760-1800 ; Late Georgian 1800-1840.

London, Country Life 1967, 1956, 1958.

Reference: 14924
Price: £320 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. 3 vols. 258pp, 475 photo ills ; 255 + (1)pp, 507 photo ills ; 255 + (1)pp, 472 photo ills. Publisher’s cloth, the Mid Georgian volume in its dustwrapper (the wrapper slightly abraded at its outer margins), and the Early Georgian volume a little worn on spine and covers. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabels.

A set of the three volumes on English country houses of the Georgian period compiled by Hussey when architectural editor of Country Life in the 1950s (the first volume, originally published in 1955, is here in a 1967 reprint of the revised second edition, 1965, while the second and third volumes are in their first editions). They are in a slightly larger and more handsome format than the subsequent 1984 Antique Collectors Club reprint.