Great British Stately Homes: A Pictorial History (Paperback)
Lavishly illustrated with full-color photographs, this captivating book is a guide to the greatest architectural treasures of Britain, from Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh to the delightful Polesden Lacey.Britain has an unmatched treasure trove of magnificent castles and houses, built by the nobility, politicians and magnates as strongholds and power bases as well as celebrations of wealth and status. Felicity Forster traverses the length and breadth of Britain and Northern Ireland to explore the architecture and decoration of more than 70 stately homes, including royal palaces and residences.
Felicity Forster is an author and editor who has created over 500 non-fiction titles on subjects such as history, militaryhistory, fine art, music, natural history, transport, health, mind/body/spirit, pets, gardening, cooking and craft. She hasa PhD in Psychology and is a violinist, journaler, family historian, photographer and tennis player.