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The decoration of houses

Author: Edith Wharton; Ogden Codman; Richard Guy Wilson
Publisher: New York : Mount Press : Rizzoli, 2007.
Series: Classical America series in art and architecture.
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Written in collaboration with celebrated American architect Codman, Wharton's first book is a comprehensive look at the history and character of turn-of-the-century interior design, moving from  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Wharton; Ogden Codman; Richard Guy Wilson
ISBN: 0847829162 9780847829163
OCLC Number: 86111252
Notes: The interior of this book was photographed from the original edition published in 1897 by Charles Scribner's Sons.
Description: xxii, 204 p., lvi leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: I The Historical Tradition 1 --
II Rooms in General 17 --
III Walls 31 --
IV Doors 48 --
V Windows 64 --
VI Fireplaces 74 --
VII Ceilings and Floors 89 --
VIII Entrance and Vestibule 103 --
IX Hall and Stairs 106 --
X The Drawing-room, Boudoir, and Morning-room 122 --
XI Gala Rooms: Ball-room, Saloon, Music-room, Gallery 134 --
XII The Library, Smoking-room, and "Den" 145 --
XIII The Dining-room 155 --
XIV Bedrooms 162 --
XV The School-room and Nurseries 173 --
XVI Bric-a-Brac 184.
Series Title: Classical America series in art and architecture.
Responsibility: Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman, Jr. ; [foreword by Richard Guy Wilson].
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