The Irish Country House: (new Smaller Format)

Text byDesmond Fitzgerald, James Peill

March 1, 2012|
The Irish Country House: (new Smaller Format) by Desmond Fitzgerald
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A land of legend and lore, Ireland is also home to some of the most breathtaking residences in the world, 10 of which are explored in this charming book. Take a once-in-a-lifetime tour through these historical homes and castles—all still owned and lived in by the original families—furnished with heirlooms and cherished hand-me-downs. From cabinets filled with monogrammed china to cabbage-rose slipcovered sofas nestled beneath tall Gothic windows, the lavish living rooms and bedrooms, print-lined hallways, and well-used mudrooms capture the distinctive personalities of their owners.

Praise for The Irish Country House:

"This book examines the houses and castles that have not only survived, but are also in the hands of their original families." - Design*Sponge
Desmond FitzGerald, Knight of Glin, was president of the Irish Georgian Society, a trustee of the National Gallery of Ireland, and deputy keeper of Furniture and Woodwork at the V&A. Until his death in 2011, he lived at Glin Castle, Co. Limerick. James Peill is the curator of Goodwood House in West Sussex, England. He was formerly ...
Title:The Irish Country House: (new Smaller Format)
Product dimensions:192 pages, 11 X 8.25 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 11 X 8.25 X 1 in
Published:March 1, 2012
Publisher:Vendome Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780865652828

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