Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1995. Hardcover. VG. Pine green cloth, gilt letters on spine, gilt decoration on front cover, beige and color illus. dust jacket, 250 pp., BW and color illus. A collection of 10 illustrated essays exploring various aspects of America's Presidential palace. Essays are: The White House: plans realized and unrealized / William Seale -- Crafted from stone / Lee H. Nelson -- Social seasons and rituals of entertainment / Barbara G. Carson -- Decorated in the most splendid manner: art in the White House / William Kloss -- Furniture and interiors: change and continuity / Betty C. Monkman -- Furnishing the executive mansion: nineteenth-century Washington sources / William G. Allman -- The landscape of the President's House: garden of democracy / Suzanne Turner -- McKim's renovations: American Renaissance and imperial presidency / Richard Guy Wilson -- Serving those who serve: White House workers / Marjorie A. Hunt -- Epilogue: Caring for the White House today / Gary Walters.
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