Tarrant Monkton: The Workshop Press for The National Trust, 1976. 8vo. First edition. Original stapled paper covers. Illustrated throughout in colour from hand-drawn lithographic plates. Small white patch to the top corner of the front cover, presumably where a price sticker was removed. Near fine. Item #4902
Designed, drawn and printed by Rena Gardiner. Her text is full of fascinating facts and hints for the reader to spot curious things as the house is toured. A model for what a guide to a heritage site should be. 'Hardwick Hall is one of the great houses of England, perhaps the finest of late Elizabethan buildings. It stands dramatically on the crest of a ridge, dominating the landscape, and signed on the skyline with the initials of the remarkable woman who built it -E.S.- Elizabeth Shrewsbury, better known to us as Bess of Hardwick.'.
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