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Georgian London - Summerson, John, 1904-1992

A vivid picture of the architects' aims, the technical innovations, and the social and political background that determined the character of the architectural changes that transformed the appearance of London between 1714 and 1830.

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Great Houses From the Pages of the Magazine Antiques - Greiff, Constance M.

Presents a sampling of some of the "great" buildings that have been featured in the magazine Antiques. Includes article "Seven Great Charleston Houses" by W.H. Johnson Thomas, featuring the Col. William Rhett House (54 Hasell Street), Daniel Huger House (34 Meeting Street), Miles Brewton House (27 King Street), Heyward-Washington House (87 Church Street), William Gibbes House (64 South Battery), Joseph Manigault House (350 Meeting Street), and Na ...

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Greek Revival Architecture in America - Hamlin, Talbot, 1889-1956

Comprehensive study of the important architectural developments in America during the first half of the 19th century, arguing that the Classic of Greek Revival was not a revival per se, but a true expression of the national spirit and cultural temper of the period. An unaltered, unabridged republication of the original 1944 edition.

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Handbook of Ornament: A Grammar of Art, Industrial and Architectural Designing in all its Branches for Practical as well as Theoretical Use - Meyer, Franz Sales, 1849-

This excellent collection of historic decorative ornament contains 3,000 examples ranging from the cultures of the Greeks and Romans through the Victorians: chairs, thrones, crowns, heraldic emblems, altars, armor, architecture, and more.

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House Histories: A Guide to Tracing the Genealogy of Your Home - Light, Sally

A guide for owners of older homes, preservationists, residential real estate brokers, historical societies, town historians, and others who have questions about the origins, styles, materials, past owners of, and events surrounding old houses.

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Identifying American Architecture: A Pictorial Guide To Styles and Terms, 1600-1945 - Blumenson, John J. G., 1942-

This handbook is intended primarily for the tourist or traveler to serve as a photographic guide to architectural styles and terms. Provides photographic illustrations of buildings, architectural details, elements, and forms to enable the user to make visual associations and to begin to recognize styles and elements.

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Images of American Living: Four Centuries of Architecture and Furniture as Cultural Expression - Gowans, Alan

Historical picture of architecture and furniture in America from the 17th through 20th centuries. Includes some Charleston architecture.

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Lectures on Architecture - Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel, 1814-1879

Two volumes offering a wealth of invaluable insights into architectural theory and methods of construction. Reproduced complete and unabridged from a rare English edition.

Object Type: Library