Colonial House

Colonial House

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by Hugh Howard
     
 

For anyone who has dreamed of living in a Colonial-style home, this showcase of Colonial Williamsburg standouts is an irresistible wish book. And for the home design do-it-yourselfer, it is even more than that. Domestic design and construction expert and award-winning historic preservation writer Hugh Howard provides a tour of favorite Colonial Williamsburg… See more details below

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For anyone who has dreamed of living in a Colonial-style home, this showcase of Colonial Williamsburg standouts is an irresistible wish book. And for the home design do-it-yourselfer, it is even more than that. Domestic design and construction expert and award-winning historic preservation writer Hugh Howard provides a tour of favorite Colonial Williamsburg restorations that will fast become a primary resource of ideas and no-nonsense information.This magnificent treasury presents each house in beautiful new color photographs and an easy-to-read floor plan, revealing all the characteristic architectural details that define the Williamsburg style. Relating the stories of the restoration projects that gave these structures new life, this book covers large and elegant dream houses along with equally charming smaller houses, including those that are open to visitors as well as rarely shown private examples. Colonial Houses will have enormous appeal for the 800,000 guests who flock to Colonial Williamsburg each year, and for all those who simply love its aesthetic. Author Bio: Hugh Howard writes about historic architecture from his home in Red Rock, New York. His books include Natchez: The Houses and History of the Jewel of the Mississippi, Wright for Wright, House-Dreams, The Preservationist's Progress, and Thomas Jefferson, Architect. Radek Kurzaj is a travel and architecture photographer based in Szczecin, Poland, and New York City. His work has been featured widely in international magazines and books, including Abrams' Living Large in Small Spaces and American Country Churches.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810943391
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
9.75(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.75(d)

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