We're delighted to announce that we'll be taking part in the Attingham Trust Study Programme, "The Horse and the Country House," in England in September. We have in stock some of the books on the program's suggested reading list. A selection of them, plus others that may be of interest, are included in "Featured Books" at the bottom of this page. Quantities are very limited. For other titles related to the program's theme, search by the keyword Attingham, or go to "Browse Horses" and then look through the topics Art, Driving (especially other World on Wheels volumes), Farming, Horses in Society & History, and Hunting. We're happy to ship postpaid to Attingham participants within the United States.

Perfectly Delightful": The Life and Gardens of Harvey Ladew
Weeks, Christopher

Weeks, Christopher. "Perfectly Delightful": The Life and Gardens of Harvey Ladew. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins 1999. ix, 279p, many ills. + 18 color photos. As new hardcover in as new d.j. ** "Few more colorful figures embellish American cultural history than the late Harvey S. Ladew, wealthy socialite, fox hunter, artist, traveler, and--at his country estate outside Baltimore--creator of the nation's most admired topiary garden." In Ladew's signature topiary, a pack of hounds and rider gallop in perpetual pursuit of a yew fox. Horses and hunting are treated throughout this delightful biography. (Published at $32.50). (Item ID: 10532)


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