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Sunnylands: "Camp David of the West" Behind the Pink Walls.

Buesing, Victoria

Publication Date: 2013
Condition: g+ to vg Hardcover

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Oblong folio. 60, [2]pp. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over blind white cloth. "Sunnylands: "Camp David of the West" Behind the Pink Walls." takes the reader on a magical journey through the Annenberg Estate as seen through the lens of gifted professional photographer, Victoria Buesing. The Sunnylands Estate has been visited by numerous American Presidents and international dignitaries, which share a common hope with a determined destiny to form alliances that would mold future events in a positive direction. The property along with Walter and Leonore Annenberg's vision, have earned them the honored reputation as "The Camp David of the West." Sunnylands' gardens, modern architecture and masterpieces of art continue to delight and inspire those who visit and are fortunate to venture beyond the pink walls. When exploring the book, one is reminded of the expression, "if these walls could talk," and they do as the pictures speak a thousand words. The adroit commentary written by Carlene Moore provides the backdrop to experience that special time in history when prominent and influential people negotiated world peace and played at the retreat while considering the philanthropic needs of others. The book's blending of these private historical moments with artistic wonders and exquisite gardens provides cherished memories and a consummate tribute to the Annenberg's Legacy" (from the publishers).Upper front joint of front cover slightly bumped (not affecting pages). DJ, and interior in overall very good, binding in good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 39889

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Title: Sunnylands: "Camp David of the West" Behind ...

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g+ to vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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