- Book Title: The country house a wartime history 1939 -- 45
- Author: Caroline Seebohm
- ISBN: 0297796267
- Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
- Year Published: 1989
- Our Normal Price: £27.50 GBP ($0.00 USD)
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- Description: Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1989, first edition hardcover in dust jacket: approximately 6 .2 x 9.25 inches tall: 176 pages including index: black and white photographic illustrations and line drawings included. Synopsis: A revealing history of Britain's Country House in wartime, featuring 12 country houses adapted to combat the national threat during the Second World War. Longleat House, Warminster; Blenheim Palace, Woodstock; Castle Howard, York; Knebworth house, Knebworth; Great Glemham House, Suffolk; Hazel's Hall, Sandy; Ashton Wold, Ashton; Heath House, Tean; Ragley Hall, Alcester; Boughton Hous , Kettering; Claremont House, Esher; and Woburn Abbey, Woburn became military billets , hospitals, treasure repositories, secret operation centres, and schools: all feature in the volume which details the history of their conversion, the efforts made and trials and tribulations endured by their owners, and subsequent events. Condition: very clean and good overall/as new.
- Condition: Collectable- Like New
- Dustcover: Yes
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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