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Identifier: americanhomesga101913newy
Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library

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any of the sumptuous halls androoms of the people of wealth, and no better way canbe obtained of learning how the favored few live. ^ The building of the great homes of America has necessarily involved the development of their sur-rounding grounds and gardens; the work of the landscape gardener has rivaled, in its dignity and spacious beauty, that of the archi-tect. If but little is known of our great estates, still less is known of their gardens, of which, in spite of the comparatively short periodthat has been given for their growth, we have some very noble instances among us, which are illustrated and described in the presentvolume. €f This work is printed on heavy plate paper and contains 340 pages 10/^x13/^ inches, enriched with 275 illustrations,of which eight are in duotone. It is handsomely bound in green cloth, and stamped in black and gold, and, in addition to beingthe standard work on notable houses and gardens in America, unquestionably forms a most attractive gift book.

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Our Special Offer tj The price of this book is $10.00.We are offering a limited number ofcopies, together with one years sub-scription to American Homes andGardens, the price of which is $3.00,a total value of $13.00, for $7.50for the two, transportation chargesprepaid. As we are offering only alimited number of copies on theseliberal terms, we would advise thatorders be sent at once, before thesupply of the book is exhausted. MUNN & CO., Inc., Publishers 361 BROADWAY, NEW YORK J December, 1913 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS XV SS! American Homes and Gardens % Volume* 55] january^E)ebemberf 1913 <,.. y/ ;pc^30oocfo<xo^^;a#acoocgx^ A Long Island house 320 A successful suburban home 394 Abandoned farmhouse, A practical treatment of an 4 American country estate, an 380 American silver 96 Antiques and curios in the home 126 Antiques used as lighting fixtures 119 A Persian garden in California 426 Aquamarine glass 419 A remodeled city house 422 A well-planned California chalet 417 Ar

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Tagged: , bookid:americanhomesga101913newy , bookyear:1905 , bookdecade:1900 , bookcentury:1900 , booksubject:Architecture__Domestic , booksubject:Landscape_gardening , bookpublisher:New_York___Munn_and_Co , bookcontributor:Smithsonian_Libraries , booksponsor:Biodiversity_Heritage_Library , bookleafnumber:5 , bookcollection:biodiversity , BHL Collection , BHL Consortium

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