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15%OFFMary Miers - Highland Retreats: The Architecture and Interiors of Scotland's Romantic North - 9780847844760 - V9780847844760
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Highland Retreats: The Architecture and Interiors of Scotland's Romantic North

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Description for Highland Retreats: The Architecture and Interiors of Scotland's Romantic North Hardcover. A glimpse inside the jewels of Scottish country houses. Num Pages: 288 pages, 250 Colour photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; AMR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 279 x 254 x 0. Weight in Grams: 567.
Featuring breathtaking photographs of some of Scotland s most remarkable and little-known houses, this book tells the story of how incomers adopted the North of Scotland as a recreational paradise and left an astonishing legacy of architecture and decoration inspired by the romanticized image of the Highlands. Known as shooting lodges because they were designed principally to accommodate the parties of guests that flocked north for the annual sporting season, these houses range from Picturesque cottages ornees and Scotch Baronial castles to Arts and Crafts mansions and modern eco-lodges. While their designs respond to some of Britain s wildest ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Rizzoli
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780847844760
SKU
V9780847844760
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About Mary Miers
Mary Miers commutes between her home in the Scottish Highlands and the London offices of Country Life magazine, where she works as fine arts and books editor. Her books include American Houses: The Architecture of Fairfax and Sammons and The English Country House. The late Paul Barker was one of England s premier interior and architectural photographers, whose books ... Read more

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