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Knole and the Sackvilles.

Vita Sackville-West

Knole and the Sackvilles.

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Published by E. Benn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sackville family,
  • Knole (Sevenoaks, England)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA690K7 S3 1958
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17072936M

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Knole and the Sackvilles. by Vita Sackville-West Download PDF EPUB FB2

Her next book, Knole and the Sackvilles (), covered her family history. The Edwardians () and All Passion Spent () are perhaps her best known novels today.

In the latter, the elderly Lady Slane courageously /5. Knole and the Sackvilles Paperback – January 1, by Vita Sackville-West (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratingsCited by: Knole is best-known as the family home of writer Vita Sackville-West and famously memorialized in her lover Virginia Woolf's elegiac novel Orlando, It's a Renaissance palace in Kent that, with rooms and spread over four acres, is one of the largest private houses in England/5(77).

Knole and the Sackvilles Paperback – Janu by V. (Victoria) Sackville-West (Author)5/5(1). Knole and the Sackvilles, Hardcover – January 1, by V Sackville-West (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings.

See all 33 formats and editions Hide 5/5(3). Knole and the Sackvilles Paperback – May 1, by V. Sackville-West (Author)5/5(2). This book is about years of the Sackville (and later the Sackville-West) family and Knole, the house said family inhabited and/or owned for those four centuries.

The history presented in the book, of the family, the house, and of England in general, was interesting, though the focus on the family raised a question in my mind/5. Find books like Inheritance: The Story of Knole and the Sackvilles from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Inheritance.

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Responsibility: by V. Sackville-West. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sackville-West, V. (Victoria), Knole and the Sackvilles. London: Lindsay Drummond Ltd., By Robert Sackville-West. Bloomsbury; pages; £ To be published in America in January Buy fromROBERT SACKVILLE-WEST, seventh Lord Sackville, lives at Knole and the Sackvilles.

book in. Sackvilles, Dorsets and Sackville-Wests (the twisting line of Knole's descent is complex and obscure) have been inhabiting this picturesque Kentish "calendar" house (it is said to have rooms Author: Miranda Seymour.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sackville-West, V. (Victoria), Knole and the Sackvilles. London, W. Heinemann, (OCoLC) Get this from a library. Knole and the sackvilles. [V Sackville-West]. This is a well written and entertaining book.

The story is as much about the family who lived at Knole, the very large and beautiful property in Sevenoaks, as about the house. It is is the story of a typical aristocratic family- not particularly talented, self indulgent and adulterous/5(72).

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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(79). Internet Archive BookReader Knole and the Sackvilles.

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.

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 book is called Inheritance, of a. The book takes the reader through Knole's story from Tudor times onward, and is enlivened by extracts from diaries, menus and account books.

The excerpts from these documents in Knole's "muniments room" sound like they would be dry, but in fact they bring the story to life.5/5(4). `The Knole house has been the aristocratic seat of the Sackvilles since This is the story of the house and its inhabitants' --Daily Telegraph `Inheritance is less a love affair with a house than a rather unstarry tale of family squabbles and minor statesmanship, a history with little laughter and slim snatches of gaiety/5(79).

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, Robert Sackville-West, paints a vivid and intimate portrait of the vast, labyrinthine house 3/5(1). 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 ().

: 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().

Buy Knole and the Sackvilles by Vita Sackville-West (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4). It has a legendary 7 courtyards, 52 staircases, and rooms.

There are photos, and best of all, a floor plan. Since reading this book is the most I'll get to see of Knole without visiting in person, I would have liked this book to be even longer, with even more photos/5.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Knole and the Sackvilles by Sackville-West, V. (Victoria), Publication date Topics Sackville family Publisher New York: George H.

Doran Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor University of California Libraries Language English Pages: The book is organized into a chapter for each generation, and eventually the story merges into the family members we meet in the second book, and into the stories of the author's more immediate ancestors and what led his great uncle to make the difficult decision to turn Knole over to the National Trust.

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.

Books. He is the author of two books on the story of his family. Inheritance: The Story of Knole and the Sackvilles () The Disinherited: A Story of Family, Love and Betrayal () Awards. Spears Book Awards Family History of the Year Inheritance: The Story of Knole and the Sackvilles; ReferencesTitle: Baron Sackville.

Vita's history, Knole and the Sackvilles, is comprehensive, and one can only marvel that the present author persuaded Bloomsbury that what the publishing world needs is. Her Knole and the Sackvilles, publishedis regarded as a classic in the literature of English country : National Trust.

About Inheritance. 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.

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Sackville-West Published by Lindsay Drummond, Here is a copy of V. Sackville-West's 'Knole and the Sackvilles' hardback bound in green cloth, with glit to the face and spine. Pictorial dust jacket present. Size 22 x cm Dust jacket disocloured with worn / rubbed edges, tearing and price Rating: % positive.

Author of The Edwardians, All Passion Spent, Saint Joan of Arc, Knole and the Sackvilles, The eagle and the dove, Pepita, The land, V. Sackville-West's garden bookWritten works: All Passion Spent, The Edwardians, Saint Joan of Arc, Some Flowers, English Country Houses.