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~Colefax & Fowler. This book is both a history and pictorial celebration of the enormously influential design firm. Examples of the firm's work, from Buckingham Palace to town houses in London to rural retreats, display the ageless Colefax & Fowler touch and will help all those who wish to create their own country style. 200 color illustrations.

A Plain and Easy Account of the British Ferns by Mrs. Lankester, London: Robert Hardwicke c1859 | Beautiful Books

The homes in this book are stunning! | @anthropologie

Beach Music History - Shagging in the Carolinas

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Book Review – Modern Pastoral by Niki Brantmark…

Books : Modern Pastoral By Niki Brantmark – Fawn. Country Luxe Living. Interior Design & Lifestyle Accessories.

"The Visit to London" by Edward Versall-Lucas. Illustrated by Francis Bedford.

4 city guide books for children - Paris, Cracow, Rome and London for young travelers.

1896 H. D. Lowry ~ Make Believe; illustrated by Charles Robinson

Vogue's Book of Houses, Gardens, People by HerryLawford, via Flickr

Snuff box presented as a gift by Queen Victoria in 1837 - Upon her accession to the throne, Queen Victoria made many gifts to those who had served her mother and herself while they lived in Kensington Palace. An inscription on this magnificent snuffbox of gold, diamonds and enamel records that it was given to Colonel Harcourt in 1837, “in recognition of services rendered to Queen Victoria while she resided at Kensington Palace.”