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Greene & Greene for Kids: Art, Architecture, Activities

Thorne-Thomsen, Kathleen

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ISBN 10: 1586854402 / ISBN 13: 9781586854409
Published by Gibbs Smith, Layton, Utah, U.S.A., 2004
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Introduction to famous architects of the Arts & Crafts period, with projects kids can do, including designing a miniature stained glass window, mixing paints, building a model stone wall, making tile, creating a fishpond & water garden, & more! In 112 pages with brilliant photographs, architectural drawings, & illustrations on every page. FIRST EDITION, First Printing (stated, with appropriate number line), this square hardcover has decorative boards that match the DJ illustration. Book is in Fine condition: looks, feels, & smells just about brand new! Only discernible flaws are 1) a few teeny foxed spots along top outer page edges, 2) rubbed spot on ffep, & 3) some rubbing to bottom edges from shelf. NO writing or highlighting or underlining; NOT ex-lib. Unclipped DJ (with orig. $17.95 price) is Near Fine, downgraded only because of slight crinkling along bottom edge of front cover. Please see our photos! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle Books 2018. Same Day Shipping on all orders received by 2 pm Weekdays (Pacific time); Weekends & holidays ship next business day. Bookseller Inventory # 009362

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Title: Greene & Greene for Kids: Art, Architecture,...

Publisher: Gibbs Smith, Layton, Utah, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition First Printing

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Greene and Greene for Kids: Art o Architecture o Activities is a unique children's book that explores a fascinating period in American history. Children learn what it was like to live in turn-of-the-century America, what children of that era read, what games they played, even what their homes and schools looked like. This book also tells the whole stories of the brothers Greene, including how they got their starts in architecture, how their lives and careers were changed as they traveled across the country, and the people they met along the way that changed their lives. With an entertaining variety of activities, questions, photographs, and vignettes for children to ponder, this book is a fascinating look into the lives of Charles and Henry Green, and also a close-up look the Industrial Revolution and the birth of the Arts & Crafts movement. Arts & Crafts enthusiasts will love this book, as will lovers of architecture, bungalow owners, and anyone who wants to learn more about this period in American history. It's a book the whole family will enjoy! Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen received a degree in visual design and photography at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. She is the author of many books for children. Kathleen lives in a Greene and Greene house in Pasadena, California.

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Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen received a degree in visual design and photography at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. She is the author of many books for children. Kathleen lives in a Greene and Greene house in Pasadena, California.

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