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National Geographic Guide to Americas Great Houses (National Geographic Guide to America's Great Houses)

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Enter the world of the rich and famous of America's past...by visiting the mansions they left behind, now open to the public. This unique guide leads you in words and pictures through the opulent estates of the industrialists, wildcatters, inventors, and others whose lives define the American success story.

Practical information helps plan your visits, while each entry tells the stories of the houses, architects, and owners, and describes the period furniture and decor. All 50 states are represented, giving you hours of armchair travel to America's castles.

Synopsis:

Conveniently arranged by state, this fascinating guide offers stories of pastowners, furnishings, renovations, room descriptions, and excursions to scoresof other notable houses nearby.170 full-color photos.

Synopsis:

Enter the world of the rich and famous of America's past...by visiting the mansions they left behind, now open to the public. This unique guide leads you in words and pictures through the opulent estates of the industrialists, wildcatters, inventors, and others whose lives define the American success story.

Practical information helps plan your visits, while each entry tells the stories of the houses, architects, and owners, and describes the period furniture and decor. All 50 states are represented, giving you hours of armchair travel to America's castles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780792274247
Other:
Wiencek, Henry
Other:
Lucey, Donna M.
Author:
Wiencek, Henry
Publisher:
National Geographic
Location:
Washington, D.C. :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Museums, Tours, Points of Interest
Subject:
U.S. Architecture - General
Subject:
Historic buildings
Subject:
Mansions
Subject:
United States Guidebooks.
Subject:
General House & Home
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
General Architecture
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
National Geographic Guide to America's Great Houses
Publication Date:
March 1999
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9 x 6.01 x .67 in 1.34 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Conveniently arranged by state, this fascinating guide offers stories of pastowners, furnishings, renovations, room descriptions, and excursions to scoresof other notable houses nearby.170 full-color photos.
"Synopsis" by ,

Enter the world of the rich and famous of America's past...by visiting the mansions they left behind, now open to the public. This unique guide leads you in words and pictures through the opulent estates of the industrialists, wildcatters, inventors, and others whose lives define the American success story.

Practical information helps plan your visits, while each entry tells the stories of the houses, architects, and owners, and describes the period furniture and decor. All 50 states are represented, giving you hours of armchair travel to America's castles.

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