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A treasury of great American houses

Henry Lionel Williams

A treasury of great American houses

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Historic buildings -- United States.,
    • Architecture, Domestic -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Henry Lionel Williams and Ottalie K. Williams.
      ContributionsWilliams, Ottalie Kroeber, 1901- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7610 .W5 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination295 p.
      Number of Pages295
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5699826M
      LC Control Number70116993

      One might have thought that the passage of time, with its steady accretion of a common rather than sectionally divided national experience would have so nearly exhausted the Great Alibi and drawn so many notes against the Treasury of Virtue that other justifications, excuses, and self-celebratory myths would have been forged out of the need to sustain a vision of a renewed sense of national unity, innocence, and success. This treasury showcases some of the finest American country houses produced during that unusually fruitful period. From the Book Cover Abouta renaissance of interest in early American architecture occurred that claimed the attention of a broad cross-section of the culture. In the s, the classic constructions from this earlier time mingled with the new materials and efficient designs, and the great American country house was born.

      Contact the seller- opens in a new window or tab and request shipping to your location. Thanks to a sponsorship deal with Standard Oil, the Green Book was available for purchase at Esso gas stations across the country. Karal Ann Marling provides a history of material culture from the most informal level; the comfort of the living room. Hobbies influenced by material culture become especially promenant when answering this question. Petroski answers the question of how these daily items came to be.

      In other words, the plan of the Treasury takes the base into account from the earliest phase of construction. The guide also offered travel tips and feature articles on certain cities. Inness, Sherrie A. Taxes Taxes may be applicable at checkout.


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