THE LIFE OF THE HOUSE: HOW ROOMS EVOLVE. By Henrietta Spencer-Churchill. Hardcover. 221 Pages. In this stunning book Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill inspires us to incorporate classic design principles from three centuries of English and American homes into modern living. A noted authority on period homes and historic styles, Lady Henrietta celebrates the life of rooms both great and modest, and the evolution of their function, their architectural features and interior decoration. With photographs of exquisite interiors from every important historical period along with text revelaing life behind the scenes in some of the United Kingdom's and the United State's most beautiful houses.