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Personality of a House: The Blue Book of Home Charm

Post, Emily

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FUNK & WAGNALLS PUBLISHING CO [Published date: 1948]. Hard cover, 492 pp. Illustrated, New Revised Edition, 1948. Acceptable in acceptable dust jacket. Blue cloth covered boards with silver lettering on front and spine. Bumping, scuffing and soiling to edges of covers and along spine. Binding tight. Previous owner's name in ink on front free end paper. Light spotting to edges of text block. Pages lightly aged but otherwise unmarked with occasional light spotting. Dust jacket has several 1" or less chips and tears and creasing along edges. Moderate overall scuffing and soling to jacket as well with the color scuffed off along edges, spine and in a few other spots on both the front and back covers. NOT price clipped. Now in an archival quality Brodart cover. NOT Ex-Library. No remainder marks. [From front jacket flap] This book will show you how to make any type of home express your own personality?in architecture, color schemes, choice of furnishings and accessories. It will help you create a lovely personal place to live in?suitable in location through good architecture and landscaping and suitable to its purpose?the promotion of good living. From this book you will learn the roles played in tasteful house decoration of balance, arrangement of furniture, proper use of color, furniture adaptation. You will find it equally helpful whether your purpose is to plan and build a new house or make over an old one. In its new revised form, much new material has been added bearing on the problems of modem small-house and apartment dwellers. BY AN EXPERT. Mrs. Post comes of a family of architects (she is the daughter of the late Bruce Price, one of the foremost architects of his day) and has always been interested in house-building, house-planning and house-decorating. She is noted for her knowledge of color and interior arrangement and for her consummate taste. In addition to being an expert homemaker and notable hostess she is a charming and amusing writer. This book is not only helpful but it makes house-planning an exciting, fascinating adventure. Bookseller Inventory # 20150930008

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Publication Date: 1948

Binding: Hardcover

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