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Private Ireland
     

Private Ireland

by Simon McBride (Photographer), Karen Howes
 
Private Ireland reveals the essence of Irish living style in an atmospheric photographic study of some of the country's most evocative and charming homes--from grand estates to characterful farmhouses and fancifull follies. The houses and studios of some of the country's most interesting creative spirits are included, from writers, artists and musicians to

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Private Ireland reveals the essence of Irish living style in an atmospheric photographic study of some of the country's most evocative and charming homes--from grand estates to characterful farmhouses and fancifull follies. The houses and studios of some of the country's most interesting creative spirits are included, from writers, artists and musicians to artisans, architects and designers. A visual exploration of Irish living style, both north and south, Private Ireland documents the setting, the character and the idiosyncrasies of each featured home--whether an historic abbey, a Dublin townhouse, a romantic castle, or a simple whitewashed cottage by the sea.

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Library Journal - Library Journal
Estates, farmhouses, seaside cottages, and a Dublin townhouse are among the interiors pictured here. McBride, whose photographs have appeared in Architectural Digest and House & Garden, presents lavish color photographs that show a style similar to an English country look, though a few interiors are modern, including one with Japanese influences. Rolling Stones fans might be interested to see Ron Wood's home and to read Marianne Faithfull's introduction. For large interior design collections. Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.\

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781902686035
Publisher:
Scriptum Editions
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
Interiors of Private Homes Ser.
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
9.84(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Simon McBride has been photographing gardens and interiors for over two decades, working regularly for Architectural Digest, Country Living and House & Garden. His numerous book comissions include Living In Cuba (Thomas Dunne Books, 1999) and Private Tuscany (Rizzoli, 1999).

Karen Howes writes on interiors for a range of international lifestyle magazines and is the author of Making the Most of Bedrooms and Living In London.

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