By: Hubbard, R.H. Foreword by Her Excellency, Jeanne Sauve.

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237 pp, oblong (9 1/4" H x 12 1/4" D). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. "The viceregal residences of the Canadian provinces mirror the idiosyncrasies of their inhabitants, and the tastes and talents of the architects, builders, gardeners, furniture makers and decorators who created them. In 'Ample Mansions' you will see the finest - and sometimes the worst - of Canadian style. There's no shortage of pomp in our viceregal history, but Dr. Hubbard's scholarly and sprightly text goes behind the scenes too, where there's plenty of room for rot and mildew, plugged drains and erratic staff. There are ample mansions crumbling from neglect, ample mansions consumed in conflagrations, ample mansions falling victim to political spats - and ample mansions rising in new splendour." Fine book. Dust jacket has three small areas of minor rubbing on rear panel.


Author Name: Hubbard, R.H. Foreword by Her Excellency, Jeanne Sauve.

Edition: First Edition

ISBN Number: 0776602772

ISBN-13: 9780776602776

Location Published: Ottawa, University of Ottawa Pres: 1989

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Categories: Architecture/Interior Design, Canada - Architecture, Canada - General

Seller ID: 28685

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