The Living Past of America; A Pictorial Treasury of our Historic Houses and Villages that have been Preserved and Restored. American, Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr.

The Living Past of America; A Pictorial Treasury of our Historic Houses and Villages that have been Preserved and Restored.

New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, 1964. Tenth printing. Trade Cloth over Boards. Octavo, pp. 234, richly illustrated with b/w photos, contains directory of National Historic Preservations, orig. pub in 1955. From DJ: "Here is a fascinating new kind of history, a de luxe, useful volume on the American way of life. It presents a clear view of the American past, as seen through its many landmarks (places like Williamsburg, the Alamo, Washington's headquarters, Lincoln's birthplace, the California missions, the Saugus ironworks, Mystic seaport, Hyde Park, Biltmore, Faneuil Hall, Virginia City, Sagamore Hill) that symbolize our heritage from bygone days, and are identified with out history." Good in Chipped DJ. Item #1894

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