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Charleston Architecture and Interiors

Sully, Susan

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ISBN 10: 0941711927 / ISBN 13: 9780941711920
Published by Gibbs Smith, salt Lake City, 2007
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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a great look at charleston today or at least nearly today. photography is superb. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 018495

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Title: Charleston Architecture and Interiors

Publisher: Gibbs Smith, salt Lake City

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Photography By Susan Sully

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

From the stately elegance of the Georgian era to the exuberant eclecticism of the twenty-first century, the houses of Charleston, South Carolina, are defined by great architecture and elegant design. Charleston Architecture and Interiors offers an insider’s view of the beautiful houses, gardens, and decorative arts that comprise this city’s unique charm.

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An explanation of the elements of Charleston Style, describing the colors, textiles, decorative objects, and textures essential to the Charleston interior.

Sections on Period Charleston, Eclectic Charleston, and Quintessential Charleston.

A source guide listing interior designers, antiques stores, and manufacturers of fine reproductions.

Author’s other titles have sold more than 50,000 copies.

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From the stately elegance of the Georgian era to the exuberant eclecticism of the twenty-first century, the houses of Charleston, South Carolina, are defined by great architecture and elegant design. This book offers an insider's view of the beautiful houses, gardens, and decorative arts that comprise the city's unique charm.

This richly illustrated volume opens with an overview of Charleston's decorative arts and architecture, followed by sections entitled Elements of Charleston Style, Period Charleston, Eclectic Charleston, and, finally, Quintessential Charleston. Also included is a source guide to designers, shops, and manufacturers.

This book will inspire and educate readers about the specifics of Charleston's style and the historic and contemporary spirits that infuse it.

Susan Sully is a best-selling author whose publications include The Southern Cottage: From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Florida Keys; Casa Florida: Spanish Style Houses from Winter Park to Coral Gables; New Orleans Style: Past and Present; Charleston Style: Then and Now; and Savannah Style: Mystery and Manners.

A graduate of Yale University with a degree in art history, Susan lectures frequently around the country and contributes articles to many newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, Southern Accents, Metropolitan Home, Art and Antiques, Town and Country Travel and Coastal Living. She lives in New Orleans.

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