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Good+; Hardcover; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Ex-Library; Brown thick card folio; illustrated front cover. Contains a 4 page introduction and 50 unbound plates featuring black & white photographs of doorways of colonial structures in Salem Massachusetts. Ex-library markings include title written on spine in white grease pencil; library name stamped on title page and top edge of 4 of the plates. Library & booksellers blind embossed seals also on title page.Binding solid, cover chipped & worn to card at spine ends & corners. Title page lightly foxed; edges of introduction creased, two tears. All 50 plates present -- clean, intact, no tears. Light damp-staining near bottom of covers-- pages unaffected.. Mild rubbing & light toning on edges; last plate shows mild foxing on verso. The verso of each plate provides the name of the house, location, description and any historical data. For example, Plate VI is from The Lindens, Danvers, Mass. "Erected in 1750 by King Hooper and owned by Francis Peabody. It is situated four miles from the City Hall, [ . . . .] it has a gambrel roof and was said to have been designed by an English architect. Historical Data -- This house was occupied during the Revolution by General Gage as his headquarters. J. Pierpont Morgan has dined many times here with his friend the late Francis Peabody. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care.
Title: Colonial Architecture: Series 1, Fifty Salem Doorways
Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1912
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Seller ID: 24538