'Glorious ... a must for anyone interested in the English country house' Historic House
James Peill is the curator of Goodwood House in West Sussex, England. He is the co-author of The Irish Country House. James Fennell's photographs have appeared in many books. They range from candid portraits of Ireland's vanishing traditions and characters, to capturing the unique legacy of history and magnificence of some of Britain's finest properties.
'Combines intriguing family history with stunning images of both
the properties themselves and their prized art collections' - Art
'Many of the houses are closed to the public, and some have never been featured in a book before, so there is much novelty to enjoy here. The photographs are wonderful ... a proud celebration of England's country house heritage' - Good Book Guide
'Its tone is deliberately light, balancing the nuts and bolts of architectural history with family anecdote ... offers inspiration for colour, pattern and the arrangement of rooms ... very enjoyable' - World of Interiors
'Outstanding' - Town & Country
'Lavishly illustrated ... a hand-picked ensemble of beautiful, ancient and handsome country homes' - Irish Examiner