Great Houses of Florida

Great Houses of Florida

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by Joanna Lombard, Beth Dunlop
     
 

In the manner of Rizzoli’s acclaimed Historic Houses of the Hudson Valley, Great Houses of Florida presents the greatest and most intriguing houses of the state. Including John and Mabel Ringling’s fabulous Venetian Palazzo Ca d’Zan, James Deering’s spectacular Italianate Villa Vizcaya in Miami, and the Audubon and Hemingway houses in Key

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In the manner of Rizzoli’s acclaimed Historic Houses of the Hudson Valley, Great Houses of Florida presents the greatest and most intriguing houses of the state. Including John and Mabel Ringling’s fabulous Venetian Palazzo Ca d’Zan, James Deering’s spectacular Italianate Villa Vizcaya in Miami, and the Audubon and Hemingway houses in Key West. With all new color photography, this lavish book provides a rare look into the very finest houses from the one-time premier winter playground of America’s rich and famous.

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From the Publisher
“The authors provide a great deal of historical material about each featured home....Architecture or design fans will especially appreciate this excellent work.” ~Newsday

“Readers get a visual sense of the richness of Floridian architecture through the 220 color photographs by Steven Brooke.” ~The Gainesville Sun

“The book's you-are-there photography will tempt lovers of history, architecture, and interior design to take it off the coffee table and give it some lap time.” ~Sarasota Herald Tribune

“Thirty-four houses are featured, not only because they are open to the public, but because they continue to exert a powerful influence on the iconography and architecture of the state.” ~Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

“Traveling around Florida would take some time and money, so I’ve settled for a little literary travel by way of the new book Great Houses of Florida by Beth Dunlop and Joanna Lombard. Thirty-four houses are featured, not only because they are open to the public, but because they continue to exert a powerful influence on the iconography and architecture of the state.” ~Press Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847830978
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
10/07/2008
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.20(d)

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From the Publisher
"The authors provide a great deal of historical material about each featured home....Architectural or design fans will especially appreciate this excellent work." ~Newsday

"Readers get a visual sense of the richness of Floridian architecture through the 220 color photographs by Steven Brooke." ~The Gainesville Sun

"The book's you-are-there photography will tempt lovers of history, architecture, and interior design to take it off the coffee table and give it some lap time." ~Sarasota Herald Tribune

"Thirty-four houses are featured, not only because they are open to the public, but because they continue to exert a powerful influence on the iconography and architecture of the state." ~Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

“(Traveling around Florida) would take some time (and money), so I’ve settled for a little literary travel by way of the new book “Great Houses of Florida” by Beth Dunlop and Joanna Lombard. Thirty-four houses are featured, not only because they are open to the public, but because they continue to exert a powerful influence on the iconography and architecture of the state.” ~Press Journal

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