Storybook style: America's whimsical homes of the twenties

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Viking Studio, Nov 1, 2001 - Architecture - 160 pages
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In the tradition of the "Bungalow" series comes a marvelous celebration of the 20th century's most delightful and whimsical architectural style. 200 color photos.

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User Review  - Jamie - Goodreads

My husband brought this book home because he enjoyed the style of the homes and I too read the book and found the houses quite charming! Read full review

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Wonderful pictures of many Storybook homes and the fantasy they represent. Also informative on the architects that created these beautiful homes. Read full review



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About the author (2001)

Arrol Gellner is an architect, a syndicated columnist based with the San Francisco Chronicle, and an author of Red Tile Style and Storybook Style. He lives in Emeryville, California.

Chico, California-based photographer Douglas Keister has photographed twenty-two award-winning, critically acclaimed books. His seventeen books on architecture include four books on Victorian homes (Daughter's of Painted Ladies, Painted Ladies Revisited, America's Painted Ladies and Victorian Glory); three books on bungalow homes (The Bungalow, Inside the Bungalow and Outside the Bungalow), a book on 1920s whimsical homes (Storybook Style) a book about cemetery art and architecture (Going Out in Style), a book on Spanish architecture, (Red Tile Style), six books on bungalow details and Classic Cottages, that will be published by Gibbs Smith Publisher in the Spring of 2004. Keister photographed and wrote an award winning children's book (Fernando's Gift), has two monographs of his personal work (Black Rock and Driftwood Whimsy), a book on classic travel trailers, (Ready to Roll) and a book on cemetery symbolism, Stories in Stone: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Cemetery Symbolism, that will be published by Gibbs Smith Publisher in the Spring of 2004. His wealth of books on architecture has earned him the title, "America's most noted photographer of historic architecture.