The Victorian Country House by Mark Girourard. 1st Edition Yale University Press, HardBack, DustJacket, 1979.
Mark Girouard FSA (born October 1931) is a British architectural writer, an authority on the country house, an architectural historian, and biographer of James Stirling
Girouard worked for Country Life magazine from about 1958, firstly as its architectural writer, and then from 1964 as its architectural editor, until 1967. He was Slade Professor of Fine Art from 1975 to 1976. He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in 1987. He was on the board of trustees of The Architecture Foundation from 1992 to 1999.
His Life in the English Country House won the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize for 1978, and the WH Smith Literary Award in 1979.
Condition very good. Beautiful hardback - dust jacket in very good condition