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The Decoration of Houses
     

The Decoration of Houses

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by Edith Wharton, Ogden Codman Jr.
 

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One of interior design's most important and influential titles. Created in 1897 by a distinguished author and an accomplished architect whose common sense and practicality remain forever in style.

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One of interior design's most important and influential titles. Created in 1897 by a distinguished author and an accomplished architect whose common sense and practicality remain forever in style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486794563
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
04/15/2015
Series:
Dover Architecture Series
Edition description:
Facsimile
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
912,676
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Edith Wharton (1862–1937) was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. Nominated three times for the Nobel Prize in Literature, she received the Pulitzer Prize for The Age of Innocence in 1921. Wharton drew upon her privileged social position to create witty and psychologically insightful novels and short stories.
Ogden Codman, Jr. (1863–1951) was a noted American architect and interior decorator in the Beaux-Arts tradition. His many famous designs include Wharton's residences Land's End and The Mount as well as her Park Avenue townhouse; the Vanderbilts' Newport home, The Breakers; and the Codman-Davis House in Washington, D.C.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
January 24, 1862
Date of Death:
August 11, 1937
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Place of Death:
Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, France
Education:
Educated privately in New York and Europe

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