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Nancy Lancaster: English Country House Style
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Frances Lincoln Ltd
Publication date October 31, 2005
Pages 200
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780711224292
ISBN-10 0711224293
Dimensions 1 by 9.50 by 11.75 in.
Weight 3 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $60.00
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Nancy Lancaster has long been a shadowy eminence whose reputation as a gardener has been hinted at more than studied. The author puts forward the case that she created the English country house style and has been the most influential gardener since Gertrude Jekyll.
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Nancy Lancaster, who was born in 1897 into a wealthy Virginian family, became one of the greatest influences on interior decoration and garden design in Great Britain and America in the second half of the 20th century. She created what is known today as the 'English Country House Style' – a mixture of faded colors, chintzes and painted and antique furniture. In the garden, she worked in a formal yet romantic neo-Georgian style, which is still a strong spirit in British garden design. This book examines Nancy's contribution to the arts of interior decoration and garden design by chronicling her own homes and gardens –and her extraordinary life. Mirador, her family's Virginian country house, was to remain her key inspiration throughout her life. Nancy herself, her houses, her gardens and her friends are shown in an intriguing collection of photographs by distinguished photographers of the era, including Horst and Cecil Beaton.


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9780711224292 | details & prices | 200 pages | 9.50 × 11.75 × 1.00 in. | 3.00 lbs | List price $60.00
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