Hardcover, black cloth lettered in gold on spine, in publisher’s non price-clipped dust-jacket. 180 pages. Bibliographical References, Selective List of Historic Homes, Index. Illustrated with sixteen pages of black and white photographs. First edition. An eminently readable social history that brings sterile monuments to life by chronicling the lives, manners and customs of those who owned these homes and those who worked in them. No previous ownership marks. A clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy, like new. Dust-jacket protected by Brodart cover. Fine in a fine dust-jacket.