"I dream't I dwelt in marble halls"
Devoted to the histories and current state of the great mansions of America's Gilded Age.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Books about "GILDED AGE" Mansions and Families: Hamptons & Gatsby's Gold Coast, Long Island , New York


To read a preview, click below:
Houses of the Hamptons


To read a preview of "Long Island's Prominent North Shore Families: Their Estates and Their Country Homes and view other books by the Spinzias, click HERE:



Long Island Country Houses and Their Architects, 1860 - 1940


Harbor Hill: Portrait of a House



3 comments:

The Down East Dilettante said...

For the stories of the gilded resorts, including first hand accounts of life as it was lived, one really must have Cleveland Amory's 'The Last Resorts', written in the 1940's

Gary Lawrance, AIA said...

Oh,one of my all time favorites! Will be adding more as I figure out how to post them to their best advantage, may have to scan them. Please suggest any others you think are important!

And "Who Killed Society"

Gary Lawrance, AIA said...

Also check out my other blog, Houses of the Hamptons, I have some books listed there too!

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