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George Washington's Mount Vernon : at home in Revolutionary America

Author: Robert F Dalzell; Lee Baldwin Dalzell
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George Washington knew little of architecture when he planned and built Mount Vernon, but he did know what he wanted in a home. This unique and lucidly written book is the intimate story of the  Read more...

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Named Person: George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert F Dalzell; Lee Baldwin Dalzell
ISBN: 0195136284 9780195136289
OCLC Number: 66906214
Description: xix, 300 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: An uncommon place --
The Washingtons of Virginia, 1657-1757 --
A new Mount Vernon, 1758-1773 --
"Things not quite orthodox": George Washington, architect --
The third edition --
with revisions --
1774-1787 --
Slaves and overseers --
Artisans --
Undertakers and managers --
At home and away, 1788-1799 --
To give and bequeath --
Afterword: Redivivus, 1800-Present --
Appendix: House-building in eighteenth-century Virginia.
Other Titles: Mount Vernon
Responsibility: Robert F. Dalzell, Jr., Lee Baldwin Dalzell.

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George Washington's Mount Vernon, the husband-and-wife collaboration of Robert and Lee Dalzell, is a lovely book...as much about the builder, the foremost Founding Father, as about his house. There Read more...

 
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