Books published during the month on the subject of British and Irish stately homes
(in publishing date order):
The Omnipotent Magician
Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, 1716-1783
An Introduction to its History, Owners and Gardens
by Charles Williams, Peter Herring, Jaimie Parsons,
Courtenay Smale and Stephen Tyrrell (also Editor),
RRP £30, 260 pages, Pasticcio Ltd,
ISBN 0955551153, 978-0955551154 (11 March).
A Noble Thing
The National Trust and Its Benefactors
from 1940 to the Present Day
by Merlin Waterson (author of NT 1st 100 years in 1994 for BBC)
RRP £40, 352 pages, Scala Publishers
ISBN 1857596692, 978-1857596694 (was 31 March, now 31 Oct).
Edited by Sarah Kilby, 11 curators from the 5 Historic Royal Palaces (HRP), discussing their favourite treasures.
Paperback, RRP £10, 80 pages, Scala Publishers, 4 May event,
ISBN 1857596773, 978-1857596779 (31 March).