The House In Good Taste (Large Print Edition)

Overview

I know of nothing more significant than the awakening of men and women throughout our country to the desire to improve their houses. Call it what you will¿awakening development American Renaissance¿it is a most startling and promising condition of affairs. (Excerpt)
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (1) from $38.87   
  • New (1) from $38.87   
The house in good taste

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook - Digitized from 1913 volume)
FREE
This digital version does not exactly match the physical book displayed here.

Overview

I know of nothing more significant than the awakening of men and women throughout our country to the desire to improve their houses. Call it what you will¿awakening development American Renaissance¿it is a most startling and promising condition of affairs. (Excerpt)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780554255613
  • Publisher: BiblioBazaar
  • Publication date: 8/18/2008
  • Pages: 204
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

I The development of the modern house 3
II Suitability, simplicity and proportion 13
III The old Washington Irving House 21
IV The little house of many mirrors 29
V The treatment of walls 37
VI The effective use of color 49
VII Of doors, and windows, and chintz 57
VII The problem of artificial light 69
IX Halls and staircases 77
X The drawing room 87
XI The living room 95
XII Sitting room and boudoir 103
XIII A light, gay dining room 113
XIV The bedroom 125
XV The dressing room and the bath 137
XVI The small apartment 147
XVII Reproductions of antique furniture and objects of art 159
XVIII The art of trelliage 169
XIX Villa Trianon 177
XX Notes on many things 187
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted May 18, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)