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Images of American Living, Four Centuries of Architecture and Furniture as Cultural Expression by  Alan Gowans - Hardcover - Second Printing - 1964 - from Ultramarine Books (SKU: 005279)

Images of American Living, Four Centuries of Architecture and Furniture as Cultural Expression

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Images of American Living, Four Centuries of Architecture and Furniture as Cultural Expression

by Gowans, Alan

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  • hardcover
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1964 498 pages; numerous b&w illustrations. The development of style in American architecture and furniture design from the 17th to the 20th century. The author views these developments as expression of America's "character, aspirations, and moods." Small marks on early pages, otherwise clean throughout, tight binding.. Second Printing. Black cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.

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Bookseller
Ultramarine Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
005279
Title
Images of American Living, Four Centuries of Architecture and Furniture as Cultural Expression
Author
Gowans, Alan
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J.B. Lippincott Company
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date published
1964
Keywords
american architecture furniture design 17th century 18th century 19th century america
Bookseller catalogs
Architecture; Decorative Arts;

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