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The Resource The American country house, Clive Aslet

The American country house, Clive Aslet

Label
The American country house
Title
The American country house
Statement of responsibility
Clive Aslet
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973
  • 728.8/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • E159
  • NA7561
LC item number
  • .A85 1990
  • .A81 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The American country house, Clive Aslet
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Types. The country house as stately home : Biltmore ; "The registers of our very latest days" : withdrawal from the city ; The country house as rural retreat : Olana ; The country house as compromise : Kykuit -- Inspirations. "As nearly as such a thing is possible in the Republic" : the English country gentleman style ; The American-ness of the American country house : practical, convenient, comfortable, efficient ; "Along that green embowered track" : the Philadelphia main line ; "Everything here grows wonderfully" : Winterthur -- Activities. "More fun than a yacht" : the farm beautiful ; "The workable, the expensively workable, American form of country life" : the Berkshires ; "One of the current luxuries that matters" : the architecture of sport ; "By far the most amazing thing in America" : the Adirondacks -- Special conditions. Indoors-outdoors : Florida and California ; Resort and country life : Newport, Bar Harbor, and Jekyll Island -- Envoi. Death in Venice : Viscaya
Control code
22342371
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
vii, 302 pages
Isbn
9780300047578
Lccn
90070279
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
The American country house, Clive Aslet
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Types. The country house as stately home : Biltmore ; "The registers of our very latest days" : withdrawal from the city ; The country house as rural retreat : Olana ; The country house as compromise : Kykuit -- Inspirations. "As nearly as such a thing is possible in the Republic" : the English country gentleman style ; The American-ness of the American country house : practical, convenient, comfortable, efficient ; "Along that green embowered track" : the Philadelphia main line ; "Everything here grows wonderfully" : Winterthur -- Activities. "More fun than a yacht" : the farm beautiful ; "The workable, the expensively workable, American form of country life" : the Berkshires ; "One of the current luxuries that matters" : the architecture of sport ; "By far the most amazing thing in America" : the Adirondacks -- Special conditions. Indoors-outdoors : Florida and California ; Resort and country life : Newport, Bar Harbor, and Jekyll Island -- Envoi. Death in Venice : Viscaya
Control code
22342371
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
vii, 302 pages
Isbn
9780300047578
Lccn
90070279
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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