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THE ARCHITECTURE OF EDWARD & W.S. MAXWELL., Theberge, Pierre; Hill, Robert G.; Bland, John; Yates, Henry B.; James, Ellen; Pepall, Rosalind M.; Sweeny, Robert; Murray, Irena; Wolfe, Jeanne M.; Jacobs, Peter.

Author Name    Theberge, Pierre; Hill, Robert G.; Bland, John; Yates, Henry B.; James, Ellen; Pepall, Rosalind M.; Sweeny, Robert; Murray, Irena; Wolfe, Jeanne M.; Jacobs, Peter.

Title   THE ARCHITECTURE OF EDWARD & W.S. MAXWELL.

Binding   Soft Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Montreal Montreal Museum of Fine Arts 1991

ISBN Number    289192150X / 9782891921503

Seller ID   27334

91 pp, 11" H. B&w and colour photographs, elevations, floor plans. "The brothers Edward and William S. Maxwell of Montreal were among Canada's foremost architects at the turn of the century. Their work includes city and country houses, railway stations, hotels, government buildings, and cultural institutions, among them such landmarks as the Saskatchewan Legislative Building, the tower block of the Chateau Frontenac and the original 1912 building of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Published on the occasion of the travelling exhibition (of the same name), this catalogue constitutes the first comprehensive study of a firm whose buildings span the country. The fruit of the Maxwell's collaboration is illustrated with watercolour renderings, elevation drawings and photographs. In addition, the architects' relationship with their clients and the firm's close co-operation with craftsmen and artists is examined." Interior - book slightly cracked at centre, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very small piece of surface paper loss at bottom of spine, light crease down spine.

Maxwell  Project,  Architects,  Canadian,  Canada,  William  S.  Maxwell,  Montreal,  Libraries,  Craftsmanship,  Decorative  Arts,  City  Planning,  Urban  Beautification,  Commercial  Buildings,  Henry  Birks  &  Sons,  Stores,  Shops,  Offices,  Office,  London  &  Lancashire  Life  Assurance,  Bank  Of  Montreal,  Westmount,  Royal  Bank  Of  Canada,  Dominion  Express,  Hotels,  Railway  Stations,  Canadian  Pacific  Railway,  Vancouver  Station,  Sicamous  Junction,  Hotels,  Hotel,  Arnprior,  Winnipeg,  Royal  Alexandra,  Palliser,  Chateau  Frontenac,  H.  Vincent  Meredith,  Houses,  Duncan  McIntyre,  Elspeth  H.  Angus,  James  Crathern,  Joesph  B.  Learmont,  Edward  S.  Clouston,  Hugh  A.  Allan,  Charles  R.  Hosmer,  Richard  R.  Mitchell,  J.K.L.  Ross,  Edward  M.  Renouf,  James  T.  Davis,  Thomas  Hodgson,  William  C.  Van  Horne,  Louis-Joseph  Forget,  Estates,  Richard  B.  Angus,  Frederick  W.  Thompson,  Saskatchewan  Legislative,  Churches. 

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