Caroline Seebohm

Caroline Seebohm’s works include illustrated books, magazine articles, biographies, and a memoir. As a senior writer and freelancer for House and Garden, her sense of style and knowledge of the history of the decorative arts has kept her in demand as an authority on traditional English and American decorating and decorators.

Books in order of publication:

(Editor) House and Garden’s Book of Total Health, Putnam (New York, NY), 1978.

(Editor and author of introduction) Twentieth-Century Decorating, Architecture, Gardens, Holt (New York, NY), 1980.

The Man Who Was Vogue: The Life and Times of Condé Nast, Viking Press (New York, NY), 1982.

The Last Romantics (memoir), Macmillan (New York, NY), 1986.

(With Christopher Simon Sykes) English Country: Living in England’s Private Houses, Clarkson Potter (New York, NY), 1987, revised edition, 1995.

The Country House: A Wartime History, 1939-45, Weidenfeld & Nicolson (London, England), 1989.

(With Christopher Simon Sykes) Private Landscapes: Creating Form, Vistas, and Mystery in the Garden, Clarkson Potter (New York, NY), 1989.

(With Nina Campbell) Elsie de Wolfe: A Decorative Life, Clarkson Potter (New York, NY), 1992.

(With Estelle Ellis and Christopher Simon Sykes) At Home with Books: How Booklovers Live with and Care for Their Libraries, Southern Books (New York, NY), 1995.

No Regrets: The Life of Marietta Tree, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1997.

(With Estelle Ellis and Christopher Simon Sykes) At Home with Art: How Art-lovers Live with and Care for Their Treasures, Clarkson Potter (New York, NY), 1999.

Boca Rococo: How Addison Mizner Invented Florida’s Gold Coast, Clarkson Potter (New York, NY), 2001.

(With Peter Wolszynski) Under Live Oaks: The Last Great Houses of the Old South, Clarkson Potter (New York, NY), 2002.

Great Houses and Gardens of New Jersey, photographs by Peter C. Cook, Rutgers University Press (New Brunswick, NJ), 2003.

Cottages and Mansions of the Jersey Shore, photographs by Peter C. Cook, Rivergate Books (New Brunswick, NJ), 2007.

The Innocents (novel), Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC), 2007.

Paradise on the Hudson – 2020

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