by Cram, Ralph Adams (Preface by); Frank Miles Day, Samuel Howe, Aymar Embury, Bernard Wells Close, Randolph Williams Sexton, Lewis Augustus Coffin, et al. (Contributions by)
New York: Architectural Book Publishing Company, 1913. First edition. Hardcover. f to vg. Folio (12 3/4 x 9 3/4"). , viii leaves (Text), 189 leaves of plates, as issued. Original gilt and black stamped burgundy cloth, with gold lettering to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece. Photo-illustrated title page. A photo-illustrated account of some of the most beautiful houses built and gardens planted during the last few years showing unmistakable influence of the modern trend in architectural ideals. This 1913 volume contains 189 photographic plates showing inside and outside views of newly built homes, gardens and terraces, floor plans, and architectural drawings. Some of the houses depicted in this work were built by the best architects of the period: Charles Sumner Frost, Carl Frelinghuysen Gould, Lewis P. Hobart, Norman Isham, Myron Hunt, Eleanor Manning (later Manning O'Connor), Horace Trumbauer, and many more.Some rubbing and fraying to head and tail of spine. Spine age-toned and cover edges slightly darkened. Minor white staining to covers. Previous owner's signature dated 1926 on fly leaf. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good+ to very good condition. (Inventory #: 43633)
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