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A Rothschild Renaissance: Treasures from the Waddesdon Bequest by Dora Thornton£30.00 More info & buy
In 1898, Baron Ferdinand Rothschild, MP bequeathed to the British Museum his magnificent collection of Renaissance treasures. Known as the Waddesdon Bequest, the collection is named after the fairy tale French château built by Baron Ferdinand from 1874-83, where the collection was housed during his lifetime.
The Baroness: The search for Nica, the rebellious Rothschild£9.99 More info & buy
The Baroness traces Nica’s extraordinary, thrilling journey- from England’s stately homes to the battlefields of Africa, passing under the shadow of the Holocaust, and finally to the creative ferment of the New York jazz scene.
The House of Rothschild: The World’s Banker 1849-1999£14.99 More info & buy
For nearly 200 years, the famed Rothschild banking family has weathered political revolutions, world wars and international financial crises.
The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild£8.99 More info & buy
Irreverent, witty and sharply sweet, The Improbability of Love explores the confusion and turmoil of life and the complexities of love, loss and hurt – revealing the lows to which human nature can stoop and the heights to which the soul can soar.
The Story of Halton House, Country Home of Alfred de Rothschild£10.00 More info & buy
Fully illustrated, this book leads the reader through the history of this Buckinghamshire country house from its construction, begun in 1880, to its use today as an Officers’ Mess for the Royal Air Force.
Waddesdon Golden Years 1874 – 1925£12.50 More info & buy
Charting the extraordinary transformation of Waddesdon in the fifty years following Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s purchase of the manorial estate of Waddesdon and Over Winchendon.
Waddesdon: The Biography of a Rothschild House£35.00 More info & buy
Michael Hall provides a detailed history of one of England’s great houses, and tells the story of its remarkable owners, Baron Ferdinand, his formidable sister Alice, and their heirs, James and Dorothy de Rothschild.
Walter Rothschild: The Man, the Museum and the Menagerie£12.99 More info & buy
Born into one of the wealthiest families in the world, Walter Rothschild became the best known zoologist of his day- and one of Britain’s great eccentrics.