The sixth Duke of Devonshire's handbook of Chatsworth / edited with an introduction by John Martin Robinson.

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Devonshire, William Spencer Cavendish, Duke of, 1790-1858 [Browse]
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Book
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English
Published/​Created
  • [London] : Printed for The Roxburghe Club, MMXX [2020]
  • London : G. Heywood Hill Ltd
  • ©2020
Description
271 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles ; 27 cm

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  • Edited by John Martin Robinson; published by Stoker Devonshire, the current Duke, to commemorate his membership of the Roxburghe Club.
  • Includes biographical notes about persons mentioned in the Handbook.
  • Includes index.
  • Includes facsimile of the 1844-1845 Handbook of Chatsworth printed by Frederick Shoberl Jr. William Cavendish, the sixth Duke of Devonshire (1790-1858), was greatly interested in the history of his family and of Chatsworth, and he privately printed a Handbook of his home in which he intended to "show ... every room and corner of the house."
  • "This book is set in Austin ... The paper is Mohawk Superfine 148 gsm. The binding design is based on a copy of the Handbook at Chatsworth, known as 'the Duchess's copy.' The leather bound copies were bound at Ludlow Bookbinders."
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  • Chatsworth
  • Handbook of Chatsworth
ISBN
  • 9781901902150
  • 1901902153
OCLC
1229113429
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