#100 OF A SPECIAL LEATHER-BOUND FIRST EDITION LIMITED TO 133 COPIES SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY THE AUTHOR. xxiv, 517 pages. Hardcover; H 28.5cm x L 22.25cm. Bound in full brown leather and decorated with raised spine bands and vibrant gilt stamping upon front board and spine. Issued without a dust jacket or slipcase. All edges gilt. With brown silk endpapers and sewn-in brown cloth page marker, street maps on front and rear endpapers, frontispiece, b/w photographs, plans, elevations, illustrations, bibliographical notes, and Index. Simply the best book published regarding Washington architectural history. The author reviews 252 "lost" structures within the District of Columbia including houses, hotels, apartment buildings, churches, clubs, organizations, commercial buildings, government buildings, office buildings, theaters, schools, hospitals, transportation buildings, fire stations, and street furniture. An as new copy of the now quite scarce limited first edition. Please note that this large book will require additional postage and insurance for any postal class other than domestic Media Mail. Description copyright David Hallinan, Bookseller. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: CAPITAL LOSSES; A CULTURAL HISTORY OF ...
Publisher: Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1979.
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