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  1. Lost Virginia: Vanished Architecture of the Old Dominion
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  2. Lost Virginia: Vanished Architecture of the Old Dominion

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Illustrated here are handsome mansions, imposing courthouses, towering churches, giant flour mills, extravagant hotels, wooden grist mills, covered bridges, and humble cottages and outbuildings -- more than 300 structures lost to fire or demolition. A treasure trove of unique buildings, "Lost Virginia" underscores the importance of efforts to preserve other riches in Virginia's architectural heritage.

Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Hardcover
EAN
9781574271270
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
157427127X
Label
Howell Press Inc.
Manufacturer
Howell Press Inc.
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
248
PublicationDate
2001-06-30
Publisher
Howell Press Inc.
SKU
HH-095-X7-9050519
Studio
Howell Press Inc.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Lost architecture has long been a passion of mine: there's something so humbling and bittersweet about buildings that exist now only in memory or on a few frames of precious film. After reading great works on the subject such as Constance Greiff's LOST AMERICA or Larry Millett's LOST TWIN CITIES, I had often complained, "Why isn't there a book like this for my home state?"
I can complain no more. LOST VIRGINIA is here at last!
The book is certainly everything I could have hoped for, combining clear, informative text with beautifully reproduced photos. Hundreds of lost buildings are finally given notice and recognition, from mansions like Rosewell, Barboursville and Pratt's Castle to Rockbridge County's splendid boom hotels (including my favorite long-vanished building, Goshen's Alleghany Hotel).
I can't recommend this book more highly or think of a better gift for any fan of architecture or Virginia history. And since there are many lost buildings yet to... Read more
If you are interested in lost Virginia artchitecture, this is a must-have book. Too bad it's so hard to find, but Amazon finally came through!
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