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Historic Homes of America

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published 1992 by Smithmark Publishers
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Benjamin Thomas
Nov 12, 2016 Benjamin Thomas rated it liked it
Unlike many people, I actually read the coffee-table books I have in my home. My wife and I are fans of touring historic homes and somewhere along the way we picked this one up, mostly for the pictures contained within.

The book includes a short cursory introduction to why we (at least some of us) appreciate historic homes, architecture, and so forth as well as a bit about the importance of preservation. The bulk of the book is divided into a pictorial smorgasbord of beautiful photographs of a r
Lesley Looper
I really enjoyed the photographs in this book, which showed a variety of interiors and exteriors of historic homes around the United States. There was a nice variety of homes represented, from the nationally famous (like Mount Vernon and Monticello) to regional and local homes on the National Register of Historic Places.

Several of the homes I liked in this book were Victorian, including a couple of Queen Annes and a Second Empire. I also enjoyed seeing the North Carolina homes featured (Biltmor
Dec 30, 2008 Kayleen rated it really liked it
This book doesn't go too in-depth on anything but it has a nice exterior and one or two interior pictures of many historic homes across the country. Nice to flip thru if you like old homes.
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