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18th-Century Buildings & Interiors Reading List

Arnold, Dana, ed.  The Georgian Villa.  Stroud: Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd., 1996.

Baird, Rosemary.  Mistress of the House: Great Ladies and Grand Houses, 1670-1830.  London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2003.

Beard, Geoffrey W.  Craftsmen and Interior Decoration in England, 1660-1820.  Edinburgh: J. Bartholomew and Sons; New York: Holmes and Meier, 1981. 

Brewer, John.  The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century.  London: Harper Collins, 1997.  

Bristow, Ian C.  Architectural Colour in British Interiors, 1615-1840.  New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1996.

Bryant, Julius.  Robert Adam: Architect of Genius.  Edinburgh and London: National Library of Scotland and English Heritage, 1992.

Crook, Joseph Mordaunt.  The Greek Revival: Neo-classical Attitudes in British Architecture, 1760-1870.  1972. Rev. ed., London: John Murray 1995.

Fleming, John.  Robert Adam and his Circle in Edinburgh and Rome.  London: John Murray, 1962.

Friedman, Joseph.  Spencer House: Chronicle of a Great London Mansion.  London: A. Zwemmer, 1993. 

Girouard, Mark.  Life in the English Country House: A Social and Architectural History.  New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1978.

Harris, Leslie.  Robert Adam and Kedleston: The Making of a Neo-Classical Masterpiece.  Ed. by Gervase Jackson-Stops. Exh. Cat. Kedleston, Derbyshire; Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York.  London: National Trust, 1987.

Honour, Hugh.  Neo-classicism.  Harmondsworth, Penguin Books, 1968.

Jones, Mark, ed.  Designs on Posterity: Drawings for Medals. Exh. Cat. The British Museum.  London: British Art Medal Trust, 1994.

Morley, John.  Regency Design, 1790-1840: Gardens, Buildings, Interiors, Furniture.  London: A. Zwemmer, 1993.

Salmon, Frank.  Building on Ruins: The Rediscovery of Rome and English Architecture.  Aldershot; Burlington, VT: Ashgate Press, 2000. 

Scott, Jonathan.  The Pleasures of Antiquity: British Collectors of Greece and Rome.  New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2003.

Snodin, Michael, and John Styles.  Design and the Decorative Arts: Britain, 1500-1900.  London: V&A Publications, Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, 2001.

Stillman, Damie.  English Neo-Classical Architecture.  Vol. 1. London: A. Zwemmer; New York: Distributed in the USA by Sotheby's Publications: Harper and Row, 1988.

Summerson, John.  Architecture in Britain, 1530-1830.  1953. Rev. ed., Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1965.

Sykes, Christopher Simon.  Private Palaces: Life in the Great London Houses.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1985; New York: Viking Press, 1986.

Walker, Stephanie, ed.  Vasemania: Neoclassical Form and Ornament in Europe: Selections from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Exh. Cat.  The Bard Graduate Center, New York.  London and New Haven: Yale University Press for the Bard Graduate Center and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004.

Watkin, David.  Athenian Stuart: Pioneer of the Greek Revival.  London: George Allen and Unwin, 1982.

Watkin, David.  Thomas Hope (1769-1831) and the Neo-Classical Idea.  London, John Murray, 1968.

Wilton, Andrew, and Ilaria Bignamini, eds.  The Grand Tour.  The Lure of Italy in the Eighteenth Century.  Exh. Cat. London: Tate Gallery, 1996.

Worsley, Giles.  Classical Architecture in Britain: The Heroic Age.  New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1995.

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