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The Colonial Houses of Worship in America: Built in the English Colonies Before the Republic, 1607-1789, and Still Standing

Rose, Harold Wickliffe

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ISBN 10: 0810918536 / ISBN 13: 9780810918535
Published by Hastings House Publishers, New York, 1963
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. xiv (i), 574 pp, acknowledgments, introduction, 1. The Colonial Houses of Wroship; 2. The Church of England and the South; 3. The Colonial Catholics; 4. The Dissenters and New England; 5. Colonial Jews; 6. The Protestants and the Mid-Atlantic; 7. Brick; 8. Wood; 9. Stone; 10. Their Names; appendices I-V; bibliography, index. First Edition, 1963. "Here, brought together for the first time, are all the surviving colonial houses of worship -- nearly 400 b&w photographs taken by the author during more than 30 years of research, depicting 345 buildings whose locations are pinpointed on 15 maps.These buildings, scattered across America, represent every style of church architecture used in the colonial period -- from English medieval Gothic to classical Georgian, and from the log church of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the frame meeting house of New England." from the jacket flap. In Very Good + Slipcase. Price clipped. Owner's ex libris plate on front pastedown. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 003698

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Title: The Colonial Houses of Worship in America: ...

Publisher: Hastings House Publishers, New York

Publication Date: 1963

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Traces the influence of the art deco style on the design of posters, clothes, packaging, wallpaper, magazine covers, and book illustrations

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Patricia Frantz Kery owns an art gallery in New York which specializes in late nineteenth. and early twentieth-century graphics, paintings and watercolours. She is also the author of Great Magazine Covers of the World.

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