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The Architecture of Richard Morris Hunt

Stein, Susan, ed.

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ISBN 10: 0226771687 / ISBN 13: 9780226771687
Published by University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1986
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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. . . . 4to, hardcover. Fine condition in vg+ dj. Contents bright, crisp & clean, unread; dj glossy, shallow crinkle at top edge of cover. xiv, 192 p., illus., 16 p. of plates (some color). Bookseller Inventory # 1130531.05

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Title: The Architecture of Richard Morris Hunt

Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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Essays discuss museums, mansions, and monuments designed by Hunt, influences on his work, and his place in modern architecture

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This book of essays on the work of ar chitect Richard Morris Hunt accompa nies an exhibit jointly sponsored by the American Institute of Architects and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Nine essays by important scholars cover dif ferent aspects of the architect's work, including the Lenox Library and the gateway designs for Central Park. Da vid Chase's article on Hunt's domestic commissions, including the palatial Biltmore House, is especially interest ing. Drawings for the book and exhibit were selected from the vast Hunt col lection at the AIA. A complementary volume to Paul R. Baker's Richard Morris Hunt ( LJ 7/80), this well-illus trated book is highly recommended for most architecture collections. Ed ward H. Teague, Univ. of Florida Libs., Gainesville
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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