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THE ARCHITECTURE OF HISTORIC LEXINGTON., Lyle, Royster, Jr. and Simpson, Pamela Hemenway.  Photographs by Sally Munger Mann.

Author Name    Lyle, Royster, Jr. and Simpson, Pamela Hemenway. Photographs by Sally Munger Mann.

Title   THE ARCHITECTURE OF HISTORIC LEXINGTON.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   2nd Printing

Publisher   Charlottesville, Virginia Historic Lexington Foundation/ University Press of Virginia 1980

ISBN Number    0813906474 / 9780813906478

Seller ID   21855

314 pp, 10" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, floor plans, elevations, drawings, overlays. "For the first time, the architectural history of the town of Lexington and its t wo nationally distinguished campuses has been appraised in a scholarly fashion. This Valley of Virginia community together with Washington and Lee University and the Virginia Military Institute, presents exceptionally fine examples of American architectural styles from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century. A remarkable number of architects of national reputation, including Thomas U. Walter, Alexander Jackson Davis, and Bertram G. Goodhue, completed important work here. This new study places the noteworthy buildings and their designers within the context of the architectural development of the Valley region and assesses their role in the evolution of the nation's styles. The volume is divided into three sections: the town, Washington and Lee, and VMI. In each, an essay on the history of the development of representative styles is followed by a photographic survey of the buildings." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, minor rubbing/soiling, small tear/crease at top edge of front panel and one or two other tiny edge tears - all archivally taped.

Lexington,  Virginia,  Architectural  Styles,  American,  Washington  And  Lee  University,  Campus  Buildings,  Military  Institute,  Historic,  Preservation,  Andrew  Jackson  Downing,  Alexander  Davis,  Folk  Art  Carvings,  Arsenal,  Log  Construction,  Mantels,  Barracks,  Ann  Smith  Academy,  Architects,  Bertram  Grosvenor  Goodue,  William  G.  McDowell,  Isaac  E.A.  Rose,  Thomas  H.  Williamson,  Beechenbrook  Chapel,  Bricks,  Brickwork,  East  Lexington  Bridge,  Builders,  John  Jordan,  Churches,  Robert  E.  Lee  Memorial  Church,  Classical  Style,  Philip  St.  George  Cocke,  East  Lexington,  Franklin  Society  Library,  William  Gilham,  Godwin's  Row,  Gothic  Cottage  Style,  Greek  Revival,  Iron  Work,  George  Washington  Custis  Lee,  Robert  E.  Lee,  Lee  Avenue,  Letcher,  Civil  War  Occupation,  Mulberry  Hill,  John  Thomas  Lewis  Preston,  Rockbrige  County,  Roofs,  Stone  Structures,  Stone  House,  Stono,  Thorn  Hill,  Victorian  Style,  Board  Of  Visitors,  Gilham's  Quarters,  Jackson  Arch,  Jackson  Memorial  Hall,  Mess  Hall,  Porter's  Lodge,  Smith  Hall,  Superintendent's  Quarters,  Williamson's  Quarters,  Lee  Chapel,  Newcomb  Hall,  Tucker  Hall,  Washington  College,  6  White  Street. 

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