. Small, Herbert (ed.).
Handbook of the New Library of Congress
with Essays on the Architecture, Sculpture and Painting by Charles Caffin and on the Function of a National Library by Ainsworth
The Heitzmann Press
Small Octavo. pp 128 plus 24 catalog pages in the back. b/w photographs and illustrations.
An extensive survey of the history, architecture and art of the Library of Congress, accompanied by ample photographs and renderings of the paintings, art and architecture. This guide book describes the style and arrangement of the floor plan and decoration, explains allegorical references in the artwork and much more. It truly makes one feel enveloped in the building itself. A delightful and historic book.
Edition: First edition
Binding: Cloth over Boards, sage green
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 16047