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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.
Architecture and Panelling£145.00 More info & buy
This catalogue contains a scholarly account of the origins of Waddesdon Manor, built for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild in the late 19th century and designed by Gabriel-Hippolyte Destailleur.
Catalogue of Drawings for Architecture, Design and Ornament£250.00 More info & buy
This major addition to the Waddesdon Catalogue series introduces for the first time its corpus of over 1000 decorative drawings.
Glass, Stained Glass and Enamels£150.00 More info & buy
These works of art were installed in the Smoking Room at Waddesdon Manor chiefly by Miss Alice de Rothschild.
Gold Boxes and Miniatures of the Eighteenth Century£200.00 More info & buy
The group of precious objects recorded in this catalogue complement the other 17th and 18th century works of art brought together by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild.
Housekeeper’s Damson Gin£28.95 More info & buy
This is the first release of our Housekeeper’s Damson Gin. In 1900 Mrs Boxall, the head housekeeper, was in charge of producing homemade liqueurs using fruit collected from the estate. One hundred and sixteen years later we are recreating this tradition with our first batch of Housekeepers Damson Gin. This Gin is macerated and rested with damsons from Waddesdon Estate. Crafted exclusively for Waddesdon, this small batch gin is well balanced and full of intense flavour. A great winter warmer served neat, or alternatively top up with Champagne or sparkling wine.
Illuminated Manuscripts£150.00 More info & buy
The illuminated manuscripts at Waddesdon represent one third of the magnificent collection begun by Baron James Mayer de Rothschild (d.1868) and extended by his son Baron Edmond (d.1934).
Landscape of Dreams: The Gardens of Isabel and Julian Bannerman£50.00 More info & buy
Isabel and Julian Bannerman have been designing gardens and garden buildings together since 1983. They have been described as ‘mavericks in the grand manner, touched by genius’ (Min Hogg, World of Interiors) and the ‘Bonnie and Clyde of garden design’ (Ruth Guilding, The British Bible of Taste). They’ve made gardens for Lord Rothschild at Waddesdon Manor, for the Prince of Wales at Highgrove and Lord Cholmodeley’s walled garden at Houghton, among many others. Celebrate their work in this beautifully illustrated book, written by the Bannermans. Foreword by HRH Prince of Wales.
Lest We Forget by Ivor Gurney & Norman Carr£10.00 More info & buy
This book commemorates the 93 service men from the villages of Waddesdon, Westcott and Upper Winchendon, and the hamlet of Woodham, who laid down their lives in the two World Wars.
Printed Books and Bookbindings I and II£300.00 More info & buy
This finely illustrated catalogue reveals the riches of Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s collection of books, formed in the last 20 years of the 19th century, and one of the best of its kind outside Paris.
The Saint-Aubin Livre de caricatures: Drawing satire in eighteenth-century Paris£70.00 More info & buy
Among the less known treasures in the collections at Waddesdon Manor, these comic and satirical drawings were created by a Parisian luxury embroiderer, Charles-Germain de Saint-Aubin, to entertain a small group of family and friends.
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.