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The Architecture of William Frank McCall, Jr., FAIA: A Complete Designer in the Classical Tradition

Mitchell, William Robert, Jr.

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ISBN 10: 0932958044 / ISBN 13: 9780932958044
Published by Golden Coast
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0932958044 SIGNED by author of test William Robert Mitchell. First printing. Boards lightly spotted. Dj clipped, lightly edge worn and rubbed. Bookseller Inventory # N1-IK4E-XEIV

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Title: The Architecture of William Frank McCall, Jr...

Publisher: Golden Coast

Binding: Hardcover

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Frank McCall is a contemporary American architect described by author William Mitchell as "the reigning master of traditional architecture in Georgia." McCall is most noted for large and expensive domestic works, often in a classicizing style, but always in a style accommodating the tastes of his clients. His architecture is displayed in this book in a work-by-work format in which excellent exterior and interior color photographs accompany a brief statement describing the building. Supplementing the body of the book are two appendices; one lists McCall's work. The second appendix, "The Library of William Frank McCall, Jr., " seems unnecessary as it lists fairly standard sources of early American and Southern architecture. Sources consulted and an index of illustrated jobs complete the book. Whether or not McCall has distinction as an architect remains to be assessed in a more critical manner than this very flattering volume attempts. The Architecture of Vm. Frank McCall, Jr., FAIA does stand as a valuable and worthwhile documentation of traditional architecture in the South. -- From Independent Publisher

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