Classic America The Federal Style & Beyond

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9780847815852: Classic America The Federal Style & Beyond

A celebration of the Federal style of interior design presents photographs of homes that represent this style, including Monticello, the White House, The Gardner Pingree House in Salem, Windsor House in Connecticut, Robert Mills House, and others.

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Interest in Neoclassicism, both as a subject of study and in the design of interiors, has undergone a resurgence in the last decade. Readers of the magazine Antiques will recognize the name of the author, a former publisher and editor in chief, as well as the 180 lush color photographs, which have been culled from articles featured in the magazine over the years. The photographs capture the interiors and exteriors of outstanding historic houses dating from 1780 to 1830 and located along the Eastern seaboard. Accompanying the photos is helpful commentary on this rich era of American social, political, architectural, and decorative arts history. An index of the structures illustrated in the volume is included. This handsome coffee-table offering will attract lay readers with a general interest in American antiques and traditional decorating tastes.
- Kathleen Eagen Johnson, Historic Hudson Valley, Tarrytown, N . Y .
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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"...lush color photographs accompanied by helpful commentary on this rich era."--Library Journal on the previous edition of Classic America: The Federal Style and Beyond

"A blockbuster of a beautiful book to cherish."--Newark Star-Ledger on the previous edition of Classic America: The Federal Style and Beyond

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