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Grand Avenues
Grand Avenues
Written by Scott W. Berg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400076222
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Grand Avenues
The Story of Pierre Charles L'Enfant, the French Visionary Who Designed Washington, D.C.
Written by Scott W. Berg


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $15.95

In 1791, shortly after the United States won its independence, George Washington personally asked Pierre Charles L’Enfant—a young French artisan turned American revolutionary soldier who gained many friends among the Founding Fathers—to design the new nation's capital. L’Enfant approached this task with unparalleled vigor and passion; however, his imperious and unyielding... Read more >
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The Birding Life
The Birding Life
Written by Larry Sheehan, Carol Sheehan and Kathryn Ge Precourt, Photographed by William Stites
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307716354
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The Birding Life
A Passion for Birds at Home and Afield
Written by Larry Sheehan, Carol Sheehan and Kathryn Ge Precourt
Photographed by William Stites


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $50.00

Birds are both marvels of nature and artistic muses. The mere chance of sighting a prized species has long motivated human observers to brave early mornings, long days, and severe conditions. Birds have also inspired artists to honor them in imagery throughout the ages. In the form of bird-themed art and... Read more >
The Swedish Country House
The Swedish Country House
Written by Susanna Scherman, Photographed by Ake E. Lindman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932943
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The Swedish Country House

Written by Susanna Scherman
Photographed by Ake E. Lindman


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $60.00

Swedish country houses are one of Europe’s best-kept secrets. Little known outside Sweden and rarely published, they survive in surpris­ingly large numbers, often with their original furniture and decoration. Twenty of these remarkable and timeless houses are examined here in detail, ranging from royal palaces to farmhouses, all dating from the... Read more >
Key West
Key West
Written by Leslie Linsley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580931977
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Key West
A Tropical Lifestyle
Written by Leslie Linsley


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2007
Price: $45.00

Architecture on Florida's Key West reflects the diverse and colorful nature of those who have shaped this remote island's character: the grand classical homes of sea captains from New England, the cobbled-together wooden dwellings of ships' carpenters, the humble but charming cottages of cigar makers from Cuba. Today's equally varied population... Read more >
Rosslyn Chapel Decoded
New Interpretations of a Gothic Enigma
Written by Alan Butler and John Ritchie


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2012
Price: $12.99

Rosslyn Chapel is a deeply enigmatic 15th-century Gothic masterpiece, situated near Edinburgh. Although generally referred to as a 'chapel' and acting as a local parish church these days, Rosslyn is actually much more than either - and in fact most people who have studied the site in detail come to the... Read more >
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Capital Losses
Capital Losses
Written by James M. Goode
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588341051
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Capital Losses
A Cultural History of Washington's Destroyed Buildings, Second Edition
Written by James M. Goode


Format: Hardcover, 541 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2003
Price: $69.95

Before the passage of critical preservation legislation in 1978, the Nation's Capital lost an irreplaceable assembly of architecturally and culturally significant buildings. Wanton destruction in the name of progress—particularly in the decades immediately following World War II—resulted in a legacy forever lost, a cultural heritage destroyed by the wrecker's ball. By... Read more >
The Seduction of Place
The Seduction of Place
Written by Joseph Rykwert
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375700446
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The Seduction of Place
The History and Future of Cities
Written by Joseph Rykwert


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2002
Price: $18.00

No other place on earth is as full both of promise and of dread as the city; it is at once alienating and exciting. These concentrations of people have not, however, come about as the result of vast immutable, impersonal forces, but because of human choices. The worsening or betterment of... Read more >
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Bringing Paris Home
Bringing Paris Home
Written by Penny Drue Baird
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932059
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Bringing Paris Home

Written by Penny Drue Baird


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $45.00

Bringing Paris Home invites the reader to re-create the panache of French interior style in an American setting. Author Penny Drue Baird shares her love and knowledge of French history and decorative arts and describes the design elements essential to an elegant French interior—architectural details, furniture, paint and wall covering, fireplaces... Read more >
Monochrome
Monochrome
Written by Paula Rice Jackson, Introduction by John F. Saladino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932097
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Monochrome

Written by Paula Rice Jackson
Introduction by John F. Saladino


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2008
Price: $50.00

More than any other element of interior design, color sets the mood of a room. Once the palette is limited to a single color, the effect can be dramatic and powerful or sublime. Monochrome features projects by more than twenty internationally known interior designers who have created rooms based around one... Read more >
Capital Views
Capital Views
Written by James M. Goode
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343314
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Capital Views
Historic Photographs of Washington, DC, Alexandria and Loudoun County, Virginia, and Frederick County, Maryland
Written by James M. Goode


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $39.95

Metropolitan areas change over the time. These changes come together and create a city's character and personality. Renowned Washington, DC, historian James Goode has assembled an incredible collection of images that look back at a Washington before it developed into the international metropolitan city it is today. The impactful historic photography... Read more >
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