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Historic homes of American authors

by Irvin Haas

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Published by Preservation Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Literary landmarks -- United States -- Guidebooks.,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- United States -- Guidebooks.,
    • Architecture, Domestic -- United States -- Guidebooks.,
    • Historic buildings -- United States -- Guidebooks.,
    • Dwellings -- United States -- Guidebooks.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementIrvin Haas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS141 .H28 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1865226M
      ISBN 100891331808
      LC Control Number90023217

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      During the Revolutionary War, General George Washington lived in the house, which was built in , so a big theme of the tour is “seeing the house as a . attention member authors We are creating a new section for the website, "Books by Our Members." If you would like to have your books included, please send digital images of your book covers to [email protected] Images should be in jpg, gif, or pdf format.


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