North Shore Boston: Houses of Essex County, 1865-1930 (Suburban Domestic Architecture Series)

North Shore Boston: Houses of Essex County, 1865-1930 (Suburban Domestic Architecture Series)

by Pamela W. Fox
     
 
The grand, even grandiose, mansions of Boston's North Shore are profiled in this 9.25x12.5" volume, which includes many original photos of the interior, exterior, and grounds in high quality b&w plates. The history of the house, its construction, style, and architect are described; a section of architects' biographies is included. Among the houses are Indian Hill in

Overview

The grand, even grandiose, mansions of Boston's North Shore are profiled in this 9.25x12.5" volume, which includes many original photos of the interior, exterior, and grounds in high quality b&w plates. The history of the house, its construction, style, and architect are described; a section of architects' biographies is included. Among the houses are Indian Hill in West Newbury; Moraine Farm in Beverly; Netherfield, Swiftmore, High Wall, and Avalon, all in Pride's Crossing (Beverly); Greycourt in Methuen; and Blynman Farm in Machester-by-the-Sea. Fox (a preservation consultant) begins the volume with a lengthy introduction to the area's history in this era. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780926494282
Publisher:
Acanthus Press
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Series:
Suburban Domestic Architecture Series
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,221,517
Product dimensions:
9.38(w) x 12.34(h) x 1.31(d)

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