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ROBERTS Hugh: FOR THE KING'S PLEASURE The Furnishing and Decoration of George IV's Apartments at Windsor Castle. , London. Royal Collection Enterprises. 2001. lst edn.

HEAVY large format hardback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote as this saves time in processing orders. 453 pages. Colour and b.w. illustrations. Fine in maroon cloth with gilt lettering on black label to spine, in a fine d.w. with slight fading to front of jacket due to window display. Ex shop stock. Unread book. Was 75.00. For the King's Pleasure sets the commission in the social, artistic and political context of Britain in the 1820s, a period of renewed prosperity and growing international influence after the upheavals of the Napoleonic wars. By means of an acute analysis of newly discovered documents, Hugh Roberts has been able to illuminate the King's relationship with his advisers and with the artists and craftsmen he favoured, in particular the architect Jeffry Wyatville, the leading exponents of the Gothic Style A. W. N. Pugin and his father A. C. Pugin, and the principal suppliers of the new furniture and furnishings Nicholas Morel and George Seddon. ISBN: 1-902163-04-4. (Book ref. 4602 )  £ 55.00

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Contact: I.A. Cope
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