Yale University Press, September 1990. Oversized Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Very Good. Item #245205
Shows and describes country houses from the Biltmore House in Asheville, North Carolina to Frank Lloyd Wright's Wingspread House in Racine, Wisconsin.
Wealthy Americans began buildingopulent country estates in the late 1880s and continued to do sofor the next fifty years. In this beautifully illustrated and informative book, we view the breadth and aesthetic vitality of these American country houses through the expert eye of a practicing architect. 250 black-and-white illustrations; 60 color plates. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on half-title page.