England's Thousand Best Houses

By: Simon Jenkins (b. 1943)

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FIRST EDITION, first printing with full number line. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. xl, 950 pp. Color photographs and maps throughout, indexes; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped maroon cloth, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, minor use wear. Very Good. A tourist's guide to the architecture of England: "From Blenheim Palace to Milton's Cottage, from Chatsworth to John Lennon's Childhood home, from Spencer House to a tiny hop-picker's shack in Kent, every architectural style and period are included providing a setting for almost every kind of English Life. Jenkins's only criteria are interest, distinction, and that the property should be open to the public." Sir Simon David Jenkins is a British author and newspaper columnist and editor. Jenkins chaired the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty from 2008 to 2014.

Title: England's Thousand Best Houses

Author Name: Simon Jenkins (b. 1943)

Illustrator: Quintin Wright, photographer

Categories: Architecture,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, etc., Viking Studio: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: MB718-027

Keywords: Simon Jenkins, England's Thousand Best Houses, Quintin Wright, Architecture, Tourism