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Stately Homes in America

From Colonial Times to the Present Day

by Harry W. Desmond

  • 67 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • History Of Art / Art & Design Styles,
  • Domestic,
  • USA,
  • History - General,
  • U.S. Architecture - General,
  • Decoration & Ornament

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages552
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8423815M
    ISBN 101410207900
    ISBN 109781410207906
    OCLC/WorldCa566200432

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Not all homes are simply bricks and mortar. Some are marble and gold, grand columns and ornate mosaics, and sweeping dining rooms filled with antique furniture.

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Desmond, Herbert Croly. Stately homes in America: from colonial times to the present day by Desmond, Harry W. (Harry William), ; Croly, Herbert David, Publication date Topics Architecture, Domestic Publisher New York: D.

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Collectively termed by several authors "the lost houses", the final chapter in the history of these often now-forgotten houses has been described as a cultural tragedy. Take a virtual road trip around the country through the lens of America's most historic and storied homes. From Gilded Age mansions to humble farmsteads, here are our picks for the most beloved historic homes in each of the nation's 50 states.

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Stately homes in America from colonial times to the present day. New York, D. Appleton and Company, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Harry William Desmond; Herbert David Croly.

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