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Leopold Eidlitz: Architecture and Idealism in the Gilded Age Hardcover – March 17, 2008


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  • Hardcover: 200 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition (March 17, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393732398
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393732399
  • Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 0.7 x 10.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,486,691 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This pioneering, hard-won monograph....is the best tale that could...have been woven from meager archival threads scattered around the world. (Traditional Building, Eve Kahn)

About the Author

Kathryn E. Holliday teaches architectural history and theory at the University of Texas at Arlington. A graduate of Williams College and the University of Texas at Austin, she has written and lectured on the architecture of New York and New Orleans. This is her first book.

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In conjunction with Eidlitz's book, "The Nature and Function of Art . . ." this biography is essential reading for the student of American architectural history. It provides a superlative biography of the person and works of one of the seminal figures in nineteenth-century American architecture.
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