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Classic America The Federal Style and Beyond

Garrett, Wendell

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ISBN 10: 0789300249 / ISBN 13: 9780789300249
Published by Universe, 1996
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Title: Classic America The Federal Style and Beyond

Publisher: Universe

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good+

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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One of today's foremost authorities on American antiques presents a profusely illustrated book on America's Federal style. These private and public homes--including Monticello, the White House, the Gardner Pingree House, and the Windsor House--with Hepplewhite, Sheraton, and Duncan Phyfe furnishings in period settings, appear just as they might have looked 200 years ago. 180 color illustrations.

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Interest in Neoclassicism, both as a subject of study and in the design of interiors, has undergone a resurgence in the last decade. Readers of the magazine Antiques will recognize the name of the author, a former publisher and editor in chief, as well as the 180 lush color photographs, which have been culled from articles featured in the magazine over the years. The photographs capture the interiors and exteriors of outstanding historic houses dating from 1780 to 1830 and located along the Eastern seaboard. Accompanying the photos is helpful commentary on this rich era of American social, political, architectural, and decorative arts history. An index of the structures illustrated in the volume is included. This handsome coffee-table offering will attract lay readers with a general interest in American antiques and traditional decorating tastes.
- Kathleen Eagen Johnson, Historic Hudson Valley, Tarrytown, N . Y .
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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