The Irish Country House

Text byDesmond Fitzgerald, James Peill

November 1, 2010|
The Irish Country House 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, ten 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. 

"This is country house porn of the sweetest, most insinuating kind and will probably be a smash." —World of Interiors

"An intimate glimpse of life inside ten wonderful Irish country houses." —Min Hogg

Desmond FitzGerald, Knight of Glin, is president of the Irish Georgian Society and a governor of the National Gallery of Ireland. He has written numerous books on Irish art, furniture, and architecture.   James Peill is the curator of Goodwood House in West Sussex, England. He was formerly a vice president of Christie’s, w...
Title:The Irish Country House
Product dimensions:192 pages, 12.5 X 9.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 12.5 X 9.5 X 1 in
Published:November 1, 2010
Publisher:Harry N. Abrams
Appropriate for ages:13
ISBN - 13:9780865652613

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