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Stanford White's New York

Lowe, David Garrard

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ISBN 10: 0385260164 / ISBN 13: 9780385260169
Published by New York: Doubleday, 1992
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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339 p. A biography of the life and works of legendary architect and designer Stanford White, who catered to the rich and famous. The photos are wonderful. Black cloth cover and dust jacket, fine/fine; signed by Lowe, with inscription. Bookseller Inventory # 10137DL

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Title: Stanford White's New York

Publisher: New York: Doubleday

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A look at the life and work of the nineteenth-century architect examines the impact and influence of White's greatest works--including the Washington Square Arch; the Metropolitan, Colony, and Players Clubs; and the Vanderbilt, Whitney, and Pulitzer mansions.

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White was one of America's most gifted and prolific designers at the turn of the century, responsible, with his partners Charles McKim and William Mead, for such New York landmarks as Madison Square Garden, Tiffany's, and the Washington Square Arch. In this remarkable book, Lowe paints an unforgettable portrait of the exuberant architect and the dazzling city he inhabited and embellished for over a quarter century. The list of White's friends and clients reads like a who's who of New York society: Joseph Pulitzer, Stuyvesant Fish, Alva Vanderbilt, Elsie de Wolfe, and Augustus St. Gaudens, among others. Lowe's scholarship is impeccable, capturing the spirit of the times and the artistry of White with vigor and grace. Highly recommended.
- H. Ward Jandl, National Park Svce., Washington, D.C.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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