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America's historic Houses and Restorations
America's historic Houses and Restorations Author:Irvin Haas ...With hundreds of lavish photographs, it is an antique lover's dream and an answer to architectural buffs' prayers. Irvin Haas, authority on American restorations and author of A Treasury of Great Prints, takes the reader on an extensive tour of the living rooms, bedrooms and kitchens of a hundred famous homes and restored historic towns, fro... more »m the Adams Mansion in Massachusetts to the Homestead in Florida, from the McLoughlin House in Oregon to Sagamore Hill on Long Island. He also gives such practical information as how to reach each site and what the hours and admission charges are.(In 1966)
Included in America's Historic Houses and Restorations are structures where events have occurred that made an outstanding contribution to the cultural, political, economic, military or social history of the nation; structures associated with the lives of historic personages; and buildings that embody the distinguishing characteristics of an important architectural form.
Whether one is interested in the preservation movement, in antiques or in architecture, or merely delights in a lovely and fascinating book, he will cherish America's historic Houses and Restorations.« less