This is a pocket source book bursting with images of original and well restored Victorian features. This is the ideal handy reference for the home owner, either to take to the architectural salvage yard or DIY store to identify authentic styles and colours, or simply to dip into to enjoy the best of Victorian design. It contains a room-by-room tour of Victorian homes, covering everything from grand opulence to modest dwellings. It is beautifully illustrated throughout, with design details such as close-ups of fabrics and wallpaper.
Linda Osband has compiled and edited an anthology of Victorian travel writings, and is the author of Victorian House Style and Victorian Gothic House Style. Linda lives in a fine example of Victorian Gothic architecture in London.