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McKim, Mead & White : selected works, 1879-1915

Author: Richard Guy Wilson; Leland M Roth
Publisher: Hudson, NY : Princeton Architectural Press ; [New York, NY] : Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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McKim, Mead & White is the best-known architecture firm of late nineteenth and early twentieth century America, having built many iconic buildings of America's Gilded Age, from Columbia University and Boston Public Library, to mansions for the nineteenth century's wealthiest, including Frederick Vanderbilt, John Jacob Astor, Henry Frick, J.P. Morgan, and Andrew Carnegie (now the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Guy Wilson; Leland M Roth
ISBN: 9781616897574 1616897570
OCLC Number: 1030447160
Description: 1 volume (xii, unnumbered pages) : illustrations, unnumbered pages of plates ; 32 cm
Other Titles: Monograph of the work of McKim, Mead & White.
Responsibility: with an introduction by Richard Guy Wilson ; essay by Leland Roth.

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McKim, Mead & White is the best-known architecture firm of late nineteenth and early twentieth century America, having built many iconic buildings of America's Gilded Age, from Columbia University and Boston Public Library, to mansions for the nineteenth century's wealthiest, including Frederick Vanderbilt, John Jacob Astor, Henry Frick, J.P. Morgan, and Andrew Carnegie (now the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum), as well as the American Academy in Rome. 'Selected Works of McKim, Mead & White', published in association with the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, collects the work of these important architects during their most prolific period, condensing four volumes into one magnificent edition.

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"[A] stunning reprinting of a 1915 monograph." - Architectural Digest Online "The new four-volumes-in-one captures the full breadth of their work, from their beginnings designing wooden houses for Read more...

 
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