What was the real purpose of the English country house library?
Mark Purcell's study explores 19th-century bibliomania and rejects the notion that books in historic libraries were "bought by the yard"
Cottaging—an acquired taste? New book looks at England’s once-popular Cottage Orné style
An enlightening survey on the story of English architecture and the quintessential country house
Lime, sand and animal hair: on 18th-century British interiors
There was an extraordinary flowering of stucco decoration in the period at hand