Enjoy the Duchess of Devonshire's highly personal account of what it's like to live at Chatsworth. With the warmth and wit you expect from one of the Mitford sisters, it transcends any run-of-the-mill guidebook (BBC Homes & Antiques
... an intellectual and visual treat (Period Living
As a souvenir of a visit to Chatsworth this beautiful book is flawless; as an insight into the life of a great stately home it is indispensable (Beautiful Britain
About the Author
Deborah, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire is the youngest of the seven children of the second Baron Redesdale and sister of the writers Nancy and Jessica Mitford and Diana Mosley. The Duke and Duchess lived at Chatsworth from 1950 on and lovingly restored the house and gardens.
Simon Upton is a photographer specialising in interiors and portrait photography. He has contributed to many books and his work appears in Vogue
, World of Interiors
, Harpers and Queen
, House and Garden
and other publications.