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xiv, 341 pages, 48 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations. Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections book cover exhibition Bound to Please, fall 2022. Forty seven buildings are described, largely in Massachusetts, with some more in other New England and Mid-Atlantic States, one in California, two in South Carolina, and several in both Canada and Mexico. CONTENTS: The Capitol, Washington / Joseph B. Varnum -- Within the Capitol / Charles Dickens -- Arlington, Virginia / Iza Duffus Hardy -- Carpenter's Hall / Benson J. Lossing -- The Cradock House, Medford / Samuel Adams Drake -- Fraunces Tavern / William J. Davis -- William and Mary College / John Fiske -- The Mission Dolores, San Francisco / Lady Hardy -- King's Chapel, Boston / F. W. P. Greenwood -- Some buildings in Havana -- Richard Davey -- St. Michael's Church, Charleston / William Gilmore Simms -- The Carlyle House, Alexandria -- Independence Hall, Philadelphia / D. W. Belisle -- The Castle of Chapultepec / Thomas Unett Brocklehurst -- Parliament Buildings, Ottawa / Lady Hardy -- Mount Vernon / Arthur Shadwell Martin -- The Old Manse, Concord / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The Jamestown Tower / Charles Frederick Stansbury -- Nassau Hall, Princeton -- Castle Garden, New York / Esther Singleton -- Monticello / Edward C. Mead -- The William Penn House, Philadelphia / John F. Watson -- The Cathedral, Mexico / Thomas Unett Brocklehurst -- The Whipple House, Ipswich / W. H. Downes -- Fort Marion, St. Augustine / Iza Duffus Hardy -- St. Anne du Beaupré, Quebec / Anna T. Sadlier -- The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland / Nathan Goold -- Washington's Headquarters, Newburgh / Gulian C. Verplanck -- The Tabernacle, Salt Lake City / Lady Hardy -- The National Washington Monument / Joseph B. Varnum -- The Clarke-Hancock House, Lexington -- Castle St. Louis, Quebec / J. M. LeMoine -- Sunnyside, Tarrytown / Benson J. Lossing -- The Old Witch House, Salem / Esther Singleton -- Shrine of Guadalupe / Thomas Unett Brocklehurst -- Christ Church, Alexandria / Bishop Meade -- A glimpse at the houses of New Orleans / Lady Hardy -- The Chateau de Ramezay, Montreal / Major A. C. Yate -- The City Hall, New York / Arthur Shadwell Martin -- The White House -- The White House of the Confederacy, Richmond -- The Old Statehouse, Boston / Edward G. Porter -- The Morris-Jumel House, New York -- Fort Sumter / Iza Duffus Hardy -- Old Stone Tower, Newport / Benson J. Lossing -- St. Paul's Chapel, New York -- Charles Hemstreet -- Faneuil Hall, Boston / Edward G. Porter -- Liberty Enlightening the World , New York / Esther Singleton. Blind stamp design on cover and spine, title emboss in gold. Cover design attributed to Alice Morse. Case binding.

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New York : Dodd, Mead & Co., 1906.


Dodd, Mead & Co.


Bound to Please Exhibit 2022; architecture (discipline); historic buildings


Architecture | Book and Paper

RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record

Historic buildings of America



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