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Barron's Educational Series, 2003 - Antiques & Collectibles - 128 pages
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This lovely book combines beautifully artistic color photographs with brief excerpts from the pens of famous American writers. America's barns come in many shapes and colors. Here is a bright red Pennsylvania Dutch barn, George Washington's own round barn in Virginia, several huge barns in Midwestern prairie country, New England barns, and many more. Each evocative photo comes with a description taken from American literature. The more than 50 atmospheric photos are serene yet powerful statements of Americana, beautifully complemented with the poetic quotations that serve as their captions. This is a wonderful little volume for gift-giving, or for treasuring in one's personal library.

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Contents

Section 1
4
Section 2
19
Section 3
26

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About the author (2003)

Wynn Wheldon, an Englishman, is an avid observer of American customs, arts, and crafts. He has published two previous books on American themes and has contributed articles to major British newspapers and magazines, including The Daily Telegraph, The Independent on Sunday, and Homes and Gardens.

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