1953. Item #16506
Addison, William. Audley End. London: Dent 1953. 237p + 16p of photos, 1 color pl. Very good hardcover (outer pages lightly foxed, occasional marginal stains) in good d.j. ** History of the "family, the administration, and the fabric of the mansion, which when built by Lord Treasuer Howard between 1603 and 1616 was designed to be the largest private house in the kingdom." Home of Howards, Griffins, and Nevilles (the Earls of Suffolk and Lords Braybrooke), in northwest Essex, and acquired by the nation in 1948. With a chapter on the estate and its farm, but little on the families' sporting interests. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. [Attingham].