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by John Cornforth

Author: John Cornforth
Subcategory: Europe
Language: English
Publisher: Aurum Press (April 1, 2000)
Pages: 192 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.1
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London Society Journal, Autumn 2010. This is the second Country Life book that I have bought and once again I am very impressed with the layout and amount of content that the book contains.

London Society Journal, Autumn 2010. John Cornforth’s books include London Interiors: From the Archives of Country Life, Queen Elizabeth at Clarence House, a study of Her Majesty as a collector, commissioned by the Royal Collection and published in 1996, and The Country Houses of England 1948-1998, published in 1998 to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Historic Houses Association.

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John Cornforth's books include London Interiors: From the Archives of Country Life, Queen Elizabeth at Clarence House, a study of Her Majesty as a collector, commissioned by the Royal Collection and published in 1996.

John Cornforth's books include London Interiors: From the Archives of Country Life, Queen Elizabeth at Clarence House, a study of Her Majesty as a collector, commissioned by the Royal Collection and published in 1996, and The Country Houses of England 1948-1998, published in 1998 to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Historic Houses Association. Close X. Learn about new offers and get more deals by joining our newsletter.

Arranged as an informal walk from the heart of Westminster to St James's, Mayfair and Park Lane, then 'north of the Park' and finally west from Belgravia to Kensington, we are taken behind facades to look at London interiors.

Country Life is a British weekly perfect-bound, glossy magazine, based in London at. .John Cornforth 1967–1977 Country Life books – from the photographic and article archives of Country Life magazine (mostly architectural).

Country Life is a British weekly perfect-bound, glossy magazine, based in London at 110 Southwark Street (until March 2016 when it became based in Farnborough, Hampshire), and owned by TI Media. John Cornforth 1967–1977. Marcus Binney 1977–1984. Clive Aslet 1984–1989 Country Life books – from the photographic and article archives of Country Life magazine (mostly architectural).

Cornforth, John, 1937-. Country homes, Manors, Interior decoration, Country life. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Alethea Bowser on March 2, 2012. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014).

London Interiors: From the Archives of "Country Life" (Paperback)

London Interiors: From the Archives of "Country Life" (Paperback). John Cornforth (author). John Cornforth, who died in 2004, was a regular contributor to Country Life for nearly forty years. His other books included The Country Houses of England 1948 -1998 and, with John Fowler, English Decoration in the 18th Century Added to basket.

In this latest collection, the vanished magnificence of the great 18th-century houses of the aristocracy, from the glamorous Rococo interiors of Norfolk House to the Gothic Pomfret Castle. Other houses are seen at key moments in their history: Robert Adam's Home House occupied by Samuel Courtauld and his celebrated collection of Impressionist masterpieces; the monumental Classical interiors of Dorchester House, photographed shortly before they were swept away.

London's historic houses and domestic interiors have suffered greater loss and change than most of their provincial counterparts due to political and social change, war, and a tradition of continuous rebuilding. The photographic archive accumulated over the past century by the magazine Country Life forms a remarkable and evocative record of houses as they were. In this latest collection, the vanished magnificence of the great 18th-century houses of the aristocracy, from the glamorous Rococo interiors of Norfolk House to the Gothic Pomfret Castle. Other houses are seen at key moments in their history: Robert Adam's Home House occupied by Samuel Courtauld and his celebrated collection of Impressionist masterpieces; the monumental Classical interiors of Dorchester House, photographed shortly before they were swept away. In addition to many images of spectacular turn-of-the-century opulence, the book also reflects fashionable taste between the wars: Lady Diana Cooper's bathroom, Chips Channon's staggering dining room, and Lord and Lady Louis Mountbatten's elegant apartment.