Category: Palaces, Chateaux, Country Houses

The House of Gold : Building a Palace in Medieval Venice

The House of Gold

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In 1406 a young Venetian nobleman, Marin Contarini, married into…
White Elephants : The Country House and the State in Independent Ireland, 1922-73

White Elephants

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Grand, awe-inspiring and beautiful, the `Big House' is widely viewed…
Dumfries House : An Architectural Story

Dumfries House

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On 18 July 1754, William Crichton Dalrymple, the 5th Earl…
Windsor Castle : Official Souvenir

Windsor Castle

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The official guide to Windsor Castle, published in conjunction with…
Adalberto Libera: Malaparte's Villa in Capri: 1938-1942

Adalberto Libera: Malaparte's Villa in Capri: 1938-1942

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Casa Malaparte is an Adalberto Libera project. This statement, that…
Italian Splendor : Palaces, Castles, and Villas

Italian Splendor

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This well-illustrated journey through 50 magnificent villas and palaces built…
Great Houses, Modern Aristocrats

Great Houses, Modern Aristocrats

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The history of England is inextricably linked with the stories…
The Unfinished Palazzo : Life, Love and Art in Venice

The Unfinished Palazzo

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Commissioned in 1750, the Palazzo Venier was planned as a…
Buckingham Palace : The Official Illustrated History

Buckingham Palace

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When King George III bought the Duke of Buckingham's house…
Eat, Drink, Nap : Bringing the House Home

Eat, Drink, Nap

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The quintessential cooking, style and decoration book from Soho House,…
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