By: Green, Simon (edited by Jane Thomas)
Edinburgh, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland: 2014
Seller ID: 16643
Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Book is as new and unread. Dust wrapper is similar but has two very small closed tears: one near top of spine and one on bottom edge. The jacket is about near fine. This quite interesting and entertaining book was written as both a history of and an architectural study of Dumfries House in East Ayrshire, southwest Scotland. The building of the House was conceived by William Crichton-Dalrymple after retiring to the estate. Brothers John, Robert and James Adams submitted plans for the home in 1754. After the house was built and furnished, it rather quickly became known as one of the grand estate... View More...