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The Finest Rooms in America: Fifty Influential Interiors from the Eighteenth Century to Present

Written by Thomas Jayne

The Finest Rooms in America celebrates the best in interiors decoration over the past two hundred years. Fifty of the most beautiful and influential rooms in America have been selected by interior decorator Thomas Jayne in consultation with some of the leading tastemakers and authorities on style today.

Jayne's erudite and engaging text places each room in context, identifying the elements that contribute to its success and demonstrating how style evolves and endures over time. The book brings together a cross section of houses and apartments representing a diverse range of styles. Starting with Mount Vernon and Monticello, the presentation continues with important eighteenth and nineteenth century as well as twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

• Winterthur's Chinese Parlor is one of the 50 rooms featured.

• Hardcover; 207 pages.

• Dimensions: 10.9" x 9.4" x .9"

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