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The American Heritage History of Notable American Houses 1st Deluxe Ed



The American Heritage History of Notable American Houses by Marshall B Davidson. American Heritage Publishing, NY, 1971. 1st Deluxe Ed hardcover with slipcase. 383 pp. A comprehensive history of American houses, from Cape Cod cottages to the mansions of "The 400" to the houses of today. The book describes the houses' builders, architects, and the skillful carpenters. Thomas Jefferson as a Renaissance man and innovator; Charles Bulfinch, designer of gracious city homes; the Shakers, who built simply; Catherine Beecher, early advocate of easy-to-care-for houses; and Frank Lloyd Wright, the one-man evolution in modern housing. Illustrated with a collection of photographs, historical paintings, drawings, and floor plans of more than 650 in all, 100 in color.


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    Height: 11.75 in. (29.85 cm)Width: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Depth: 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
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    Wear consistent with age and use. inscribed.
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    valatie, NY
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    Seller: NP-762B-1st1stDibs: LU2605122847922

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NPT Books, a division of N. P. Trent Antiques, was established in 1982 and serves clients in the US and around the world. We offer a large selection of used and out of print books mainly concentrating on art, architecture, decoration and antiques with a large focus on 1st editions, signed and rare limited editions. Member of The Art and Antique Dealers League of America since 1996.
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