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Richard Morris Hunt
Paul R. Baker
0262521091
March 1986
Paperback
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Review
"This excellent architectural biography is a well-produced book with an elaborate format." -- Paul Goldberger, The New York Times Book Review
"An excellent biography... a book I recommend to those whose interest in American architecture is more than just casual." -- Russell Lynes, Architectural Digest

Book Description
Richard Morris Hunt is the definitive biography of the man who was widely regarded by his contemporaries as the dean of American architects and who was a seminal figure in establishing architecture as a profession in the United States. Covering all of Hunt's major commissions -- including his famous fifth Avenue mansions and Newport "cottages" -- the book provides a fresh look at the artistic achievements of America's Gilded Age.

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Biltmore Estate: The Most Distinguished Private Place - G.W. Vanderbilt
John M. Bryan
084781811X
September 1994
Hardcover
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Book Description
In the late 1880s, two supreme talentsarchitect Richard Morris Hunt and landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstedwere brought together by the Vanderbilt fortune. The result was the magnificent Biltmore Estate, explored here in archival and new color photography, sketches, and construction photos that document the entire design, development, and construction.


Encyclopedia of Architecture Design, Engineering and Construction: Concrete-Lightweight Aggregates to Hunt, Richard Morris, Vol. 2
Joseph A. Wilkes (Editor)
0471632465
November 1988
Hardcover
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The publisher, John Wiley & Sons
Now, with all of its five volumes completed, Encyclopedia of Architecture will surely become the standard in the field. Its broad coverage focuses on architectural processes and design, materials, construction methods and management but also encompasses, biographies of leading architects, architectural history, articles on architectural aesthetics, literature and criticism, listings on current laws and regulations, and information on leading firms and schools. Includes 3,000 illustrations and 500 tables. The Encyclopedia has been sponsored by the American Institute of Architects.


Long Island Country Houses and Their Architects, 1860-1940
Anthony K. Baker (Editor)
0393038564
April 1997
Hardcover
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Arthurian Literature IV
Richard Barber (Editor)
0859911632
March 1999
Hardcover
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Book Description
`(The series) epitomises what is best in Arthurian scholarship today.' ZEITSCHRIFT FüR ROMANISCHE PHILOLOGIE Since the first volume in 1982, edited by Richard Barber, Arthurian Literaturehas appeared annually. Its original purpose was to offer a forum for long scholarly articles on all aspects - literary, historic, and artistic - of the Arthurian legend in Europe in the medieval and early modern periods, and bibliographical studies of all periods. Under new editors, whose first volume is Arthurian Literature 12 (1993), that original intention has been expanded to include shorter items of under 5000 words, along with the regular Updates to earlier volumes. All articles are refereed, and ArthurianLiterature/ has become the year-book of serious Arthurian scholarship. `An indispensable component of any historical...


Furious Voice for Freedom
Leon Forrest
155921080X
May 1995
Paperback
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Strega
Richard Bamberg
1931468214
October 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
Deputy Sheriff, Quincey Morris, thought the low point of his week was the twilight shootout between Albuquerque's rival drug gangs, but he was wrong. All of Quincey's training could not prepare him for the confrontation with the vengeful Morgan Stregocia. She has devoted herself to hunting down the descendants of Van Helsing's original "vampire slayers" who destroyed the legendary Dracula more than a century ago. Quincey must save himself and his family from the evil seductress and prevent her from using his great-grandfather's Bowie knife to spill innocent blood in an attempt at reviving the long dead Prince of Darkness.


Frank Furness
George E. Thomas
1568980949
November 2001
Paperback
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Book Description
Frank Furness is unquestionably the most unique and prolific American architect of the 19th century. An apprentice in the atelier of Richard Morris Hunt, Furness in turn became a mentor for Louis Sullivan, who brought Furness's distinctive style to the Midwest. Furness permeated Philadelphia architecture, ultimately shaping the present "Philadelphia School" centered around Louis Kahn and Robert Venturi. Frank Furness: The Complete Works is the only exhaustive monograph on Furness's work. More than 640 projects are presented through over 600 photographs and drawings.


Great American Houses and Their Architectural Styles
Virginia McAlester
1558597506
October 1994
Hardcover
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From Library Journal
Architecture buffs and decorators will enjoy visiting these 25 noteworthy American houses, selected partly because they are open to the public. What at first glance appears to be a coffee-table title turns out to be a useful guide to the various architectural styles of the American home, replete with floor plans for each dwelling and schematic diagrams that point out representative architectural characteristics of the style in question. Each chapter also includes a tour of the interior of its house, with significant illustrations of interior detail highlighted. About half the homes are located in the Northeast, and most of the rest can be found east of the Mississippi; Monticello is the most famous house represented. Rounding out the book is a section explaining how to arrange a visit to any of these splendid...

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