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Lees-Milne, James

Overview
Works: 245 works in 935 publications in 5 languages and 13,773 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Diaries  Biographies  History  Pictorial works  Art 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: NA2599.8.L43, B
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Saint Peter's : the story of Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome by James Lees-Milne( Book )

41 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in 4 languages and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last Stuarts : British royalty in exile by James Lees-Milne( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Bonnie Prince Charlie is a romantic episode in British history and has been the subject of innumerable accounts. Less familiar, but equally fascinating, are the Prince's later, melancholy years of exile in Rome, in which the handsome, spirited hero of popular myth degenerated into a portly drunkard, impotently presiding over his miniature court, alienating those who had remained true to the Good Old Cause, and finally being cared for by his illegitimate daughter. They form a central part of this elegant, entertaining account of the Stuarts in exile, which takes the story from the flight of James II in 1688 through to the early years of the nineteenth century. The lugubrious Old Pretender; the bewildered Cardinal Duke of York; the unconventional bluestocking Countess of Albany and her fiery lover, the poet Alfieri--however squalid, intrigue-ridden or bizarre their lives in the political hothouse of eighteenth-century Italy, James Lees-Milne tells their stories with his customary wit and learning.--From publisher description
Harold Nicolson : a biography by James Lees-Milne( Book )

40 editions published between 1929 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Beckford by James Lees-Milne( Book )

23 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earls of creation, five great patrons of eighteenth-century art by James Lees-Milne( Book )

35 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tudor Renaissance by James Lees-Milne( Book )

17 editions published in 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of Inigo Jones by James Lees-Milne( Book )

15 editions published between 1953 and 1986 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baroque in Italy by James Lees-Milne( Book )

15 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of Adam by James Lees-Milne( Book )

24 editions published between 1947 and 1988 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English country houses: Baroque, 1685-1715 by James Lees-Milne( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baroque in Spain and Portugal, and its antecedents by James Lees-Milne( Book )

17 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman mornings by James Lees-Milne( Book )

20 editions published between 1956 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bachelor duke : a life of William Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire, 1790-1858 by James Lees-Milne( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The National Trust, a record of fifty years' achievement by James Lees-Milne( Book )

26 editions published between 1945 and 1948 in English and Afrikaans and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enigmatic Edwardian : the life of Reginald, 2nd Viscount Esher by James Lees-Milne( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People and places : country house donors and the National Trust by James Lees-Milne( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venetian evenings by James Lees-Milne( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Nicolson : a biography. Vol. 2, 1930-1968 by James Lees-Milne( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Round the clock by James Lees-Milne( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Images of Bath by James Lees-Milne( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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English country houses: Baroque, 1685-1715
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Earls of creation, five great patrons of eighteenth-century artEnglish country houses: Baroque, 1685-1715Roman morningsThe bachelor duke : a life of William Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire, 1790-1858People and places : country house donors and the National TrustAncestral voicesProphesying peace
Alternative Names
James Lees-Milne

James Lees-Milne British writer

James Lees-Milne écrivain britannique

James Lees-Milne escritor británico

Jimmy Milne British association football player

Jimmy Milne (footballer) Brits voetballer (1911-1997)

Lees-Milne, J.

Milne, James Lees-.

Milne James Lees- 1908-1997

Milne-Lees, James

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