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Knole and the Sackvilles

Vita Sackville-West

Knole and the Sackvilles

by Vita Sackville-West

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sackville family

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby V. Sackville-West.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23371895M

      The glamorous writer Vita Sackville-West was 10 years younger than Woolf and came from an aristocratic family. The Sackvilles’ ancestral home was Knole, a sprawling estate in southern England Author: Suyin Haynes. Author Sackville-West, V.. Title Knole and the Sackvilles. Binding Hardcover. Book Condition Used: Good. Type Hardcover. Publisher London, England Heineman Seller ID

    8vo. Pp xvi, illustrations (inc Frontispiece). Cream cloth boards with heavy decoration (designed by William Nicholson). Small tear in spine. Spine cracked and cracked front hinge, but still all firmly held together with no loose pages. Foxing on endpapers and first few pages. New Impression (reprint of previous year). London: William Heinemann, Since its purchase in by Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset, the house at Knole, Kent, has been inhabited by thirteen generations of a single aristocratic family, the Sackvilles.

    Looking for books by Vita Sackville-West? See all books authored by Vita Sackville-West, including All Passion Spent, and Chloe Plus Olivia: An Anthology of Lesbian Literature from the 17th Century to the Present, and more on Knole constituted a kind of self-contained small town; it allegedly had rooms, 52 staircases, and 7 courtyards. The complex of stone buildings, dating from the 15th century, covers more than six acres, and when Vita was born, the Sackvilles employed about 60 fulltime servants.


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Knole and the Sackvilles book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. The book is exactly as subtitled: The Story of Knole and the Sackvilles.

One certainly gains an overview of the family history and an understanding of how each has felt about the house. While this makes a good, readable story, it wasn't exactly what I expected/5(77).

Knole and the Sackvilles Paperback – January 1, by Vita Sackville-West (Author) out of 5 stars 3 Knole and the Sackvilles book. See all 33 formats and editions Hide Cited by: Knole (/ n oʊ l /) NT is a country house and former Archbishop's Palace situated within Knole Park, a 1,acre (hectare) park located immediately to the south-east of Sevenoaks in west house apparently ranks in the top five of England's largest houses, under any measure used, occupying a total of four acres.

The current house dates back to the midth century, Owner: National Trust. Knole in Kent has been lived in by the Sackvilles since Shakespeare's time.

Today it is owned and managed by the National Trust, the destination of thousands of visitors a year. For readers making a trip to Knole (a veddy large house), your visit will be more enjoyable after reading this book/5.

Inheritance: The Story of Knole and the Sackvilles by Robert Sackville-West Knole's latest historian, nevertheless, shares Vita Sackville-West's affection for 17th-century Edward, a privy Author: Miranda Seymour.

19 rows  Knole and the Sackvilles by Vita Sackville-West; 18 editions; First published in. A rotten family, but they had a room for every day of the year INHERITANCE: THE STORY OF KNOLE & THE SACKVILLES BY ROBERT SACKVILLE-WEST (Bloomsbury £20) This is a very lively book despite.

Her book, Knole and the Sackvilles, remains an eloquent appraisal of her family and their stately home. Harold and marriage. Vita married diplomat Harold Nicolson in The Nicolsons enjoyed a close relationship and a very successful marriage, later documented in their son Nigel’s book, Portrait of a Marriage ().

Of the many Sackville descendants to have lived at Knole House, none can be more fascinating than Vita Sackville-West, a writer who wrote Knole and the Sackvilles (). Vita Sackville-West was both lover and muse to writer Virginia Woolf whose novel Orlando () is said to be written as a partly biographical, partly fantastical account of.

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Responsibility: by V. Sackville-West. The point was that Victoria married her first cousin, another Lionel, the third Lord Sackville—for love maybe, but for Knole certainly.

Becoming Lady. Since its purchase in by Thomas Sackville, first Earl of Dorset, the house at Knole, Kent, has been inhabited by thirteen generations of a single aristocratic family, the Sackvilles.

Here, drawing on a wealth of unpublished letters, archives, and images, the current incumbent of the seat, Author: Robert Sackville-West. Home > Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA > Knole and the Sackvilles Knole and the Sackvilles by SACKVILLE-WEST, V Condition: Near Fine. US$ Add to cart In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book.

climate, the rare and collectible book trade seems to be booming. Here are some of the most. Our book today is Knole & The Sackvilles by Vita Sackville-West, first published in its present form inand it is a slim little treasure-trove of biographies. Dozens of Sackvilles, many Earls of Dorset and Lords Buckhurst stride across its pages, along with their attendant wives, children, servants, and hangers-on (and shadowed always by their various monarchs.

Knole, the home of Vita's aristocratic ancestors in Kent, was given to Thomas Sackville by Queen Elizabeth I in the sixteenth century. Vita was born there, the only child of cousins Victoria Sackville-West and Lionel Sackville-West, 3rd Baron Sackville.

Vita's mother, raised in a Parisian convent, was the illegitimate daughter of Lionel Sackville-West, 2nd Baron Sackville and a Born: Victoria Mary Sackville-West, 9 March. Internet Archive BookReader Knole and the Sackvilles. Since its purchase in by Thomas Sackville, 1 st Earl of Dorset, the house at Knole, Kent, has been inhabited by thirteen generations of a single aristocratic family, the Sackvilles.

Here, drawing on a wealth of unpublished letters, archives and images, the current incumbent of the seat, Robert Sackville-West, paints a vivid and intimate portrait of the vast, labyrinthine house and the Reviews: : Inheritance: The Story of Knole and the Sackvilles () by Sackville-West, Robert and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().Lindsay Drummond.

reprint hardback pub Lindsay Drummond Ltd; no dj; Good, clean inside but age-mottled, clean green boards with gilt design to front; UK dealer, immediate dispatch.

Good. Hardcover.