The Gentleman'S Farm: American Hunt Country Houses download free [PDF and Ebook] by Laurie Ossman

The Gentleman'S Farm: American Hunt Country Houses download free [PDF and Ebook] by Laurie Ossman year 2017
  • Book name: The Gentleman'S Farm: American Hunt Country Houses
  • Author: Laurie Ossman
  • Release date: 2017/5/5
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Home and Garden
  • ISBN: 9780847848003
  • Rating: 9.3 of 10
  • Votes: 820
  • Review by: Ruth Tidwell
  • Review rating: 8.47 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/28
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: For four centuries, the ideal of the gentleman's farm has inspired Virginians to create extraordinary homes on landscapes of unparalleled beauty. Often places of retreat, these houses display the virtues of the very best of American historic and classical architecture, incorporating harmonious proportion, elegant interiors, and thoughtful design in traditional styles. Each one in its way a model of taste and beauty, the houses of The Gentleman's Farm are an expression of an American ideal of domestic happiness, the very picture of home, which has served to influence the style of residential building across the country. The houses featured, including a centuries-old home for a president as well as recently built residences, present a stylish, traditional aesthetic, hallmarks of which include warm, wood-paneled libraries, plaster walls hung with paintings of horse riding scenes, classical motifs, lovingly wrought architectural detail, screened porches, large windows that frame inspiring vistas of the country landscape-all those things that say home to the country and suburban gentleman and gentlewoman.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H39M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Interior Design, Decor & Style Guides, Residential Buildings, Domestic Buildings, Architecture, Professional Interior Design
  • Available formats: DOC, EPUB, GIF, TXT, RB, PDF, FB2, WORD. Compressed in TGZ, ZIP, RAR, XZ, TAR.GZ
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 62.80 USD
  • Dimensions: 251x276x30.48mm
  • Weight: 1,859.73g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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