London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., .
Octavo ( x cm.), viii, 184 pages. Illustrated with colored frontispiece, one colored plate, eighty-three sepia-toned plates on and eight illustrations in the text. Second Edition, following the original issue of 1947. "... an intimate picture of Tudor, Stuart, and Georgian ways and means..." "... an account of the architecture, lay-out, furnishing, interior decoration, and all-round planning and functioning of homes throughout three centuries." Some light spotting to edges, top edge red. Publisher's red cloth, gilt-titled at the spine. In an unclipped dust jacket, with light rubbing to edges.