Home House: no. 20 Portman Square by Margaret Dickens Whinney

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Published by Country Life in Feltham .

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Statement[by] Margaret Whinney; with a preface by Sir Anthony Blunt.
LC ClassificationsNA7332 .W45
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p., 81-128 p. of illus.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4057112M
ISBN 100600431754
LC Control Number79469829

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Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" — Manufacturer: Pub. for the Home House Trustees by Country Life, Ltd. Home House is a Georgian town house at 20 Portman Square, London. James Wyatt was appointed to design it by Elizabeth, Countess of Home inbut by he had been dismissed and replaced by Robert eth left the completed house on her death in to her nephew William Gale, who in turn left it to one of his aunts, Mrs Walsh, in Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whinney, Margaret Dickens.

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