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The Resource The magnificent builders and their dream houses, by Joseph J. Thorndike Jr. and the editors of American Heritage

The magnificent builders and their dream houses, by Joseph J. Thorndike Jr. and the editors of American Heritage

Label
The magnificent builders and their dream houses
Title
The magnificent builders and their dream houses
Statement of responsibility
by Joseph J. Thorndike Jr. and the editors of American Heritage
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An architectural look at expensive private homes from the past and present and the motivations of their builders
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
909
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA7120
LC item number
.T46
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The magnificent builders and their dream houses, by Joseph J. Thorndike Jr. and the editors of American Heritage
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes 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
Rulers in search of glory: Louis XIV, Marie Antoinette, Henri Christophe, Philip II -- Kings for their pleasure: Hadrian, Diocletian, Ludwig II, George IV, Francis I -- Architects for themselves: Frank Lloyd Wright, Juan O'Gorman, Herbert Greene, Philip Johnson, Richard Foster, Paolo Soleri, John Soane -- Inspired women: Diane de Poitiers, Elizabeth Shrewsbury, Sarah Winchester, Sarah Churchill, Isabella Gardner -- Artists as builders: Mark Twain, Sir Walter Scott, William Gillette, Frederick Church, Peter Paul Rubens, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Horace Walpole -- Eastern potentates: Darius the Great, Shah Jahan, Maharana Jagat Singh, Ibn al-Ahmar -- Princely Americans: Thomas Jefferson, Haller Nutt, The Vanderbilt family, George Boldt, John Ringling, William Randolph Hearst
Control code
4004884
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780828130721
Lccn
78018371
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
The magnificent builders and their dream houses, by Joseph J. Thorndike Jr. and the editors of American Heritage
Publication
Note
Includes 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
Rulers in search of glory: Louis XIV, Marie Antoinette, Henri Christophe, Philip II -- Kings for their pleasure: Hadrian, Diocletian, Ludwig II, George IV, Francis I -- Architects for themselves: Frank Lloyd Wright, Juan O'Gorman, Herbert Greene, Philip Johnson, Richard Foster, Paolo Soleri, John Soane -- Inspired women: Diane de Poitiers, Elizabeth Shrewsbury, Sarah Winchester, Sarah Churchill, Isabella Gardner -- Artists as builders: Mark Twain, Sir Walter Scott, William Gillette, Frederick Church, Peter Paul Rubens, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Horace Walpole -- Eastern potentates: Darius the Great, Shah Jahan, Maharana Jagat Singh, Ibn al-Ahmar -- Princely Americans: Thomas Jefferson, Haller Nutt, The Vanderbilt family, George Boldt, John Ringling, William Randolph Hearst
Control code
4004884
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780828130721
Lccn
78018371
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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