"I dream't I dwelt in marble halls"
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Monday, August 4, 2014

The Private Rich: A Family Album

The Private Rich, A Family Album/ Stories by Peter Rand and photographs edited by Elizabeth Bird,Crown Publishers, Inc., New York.
The Private Rich, Here is an interesting book which contains rarely seen photographs of the rich in their homes, resorts and just lounging about. Yachts, Tennis, Travel, Parties, Debutantes, Polo, Gardens, Horses, Fox Hunting. The world of Palm Beach, Newport, Southampton, The Riviera. It is a small book and the stories are fictitious, but intertwined amongst beautiful images of the rich at play. Please click HERE for more on this book and some fun & educational links about old money, their problems, likes and style.

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