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Vintage Review: Prince or Chauffeur?

So, apparently the Williamsons weren’t the only people who wrote about men disguising themselves as chauffeurs — Lawrence Perry did it too. Prince or Chauffeur? sounds like a Williamson-ish title too. And that’s probably where the Willliamson comparisons should stop, because, while it isn’t really up to their standard, it is a perfectly satisfactory book …

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Book Spotlight: Gilded Mansions

For a detailed introduction to the architecture of the Gilded Age, Gilded Mansions: Grand Architecture and High Society, is a marvelous start. Though Craven makes a few mistakes about the New York society who inhabited the grand mansions along Fifth Avenue or the palatial “cottages” in Newport, the photographs of interiors and floorplans more than …

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Summer Reads

Kick back this summer and be swept away to another time with the following books: buy from: Amazon | Borders | B & N | Indiebound | Powell’s

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