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    An Affair with a House (Hardback) By (author) Bunny Williams, By (author) Christine Pittel, Illustrated by Fritz Vonderschulenberg, Illustrated by Richard Felber, Illustrated by Eric Striffler, Illustrated by Joe Standart

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    DescriptionNo matter what its size or location, everyone wants their house to become a warm and welcoming environment in which friends and family can gather. For Bunny Williams, one of the America's premier interior designers and John Rosselli, one of New York City's most respected antique dealers, this home is an eighteenth-century New England manor house. Once abandoned, yet clearly possessed of a gracious past, Williams and Rosselli reclaimed the house and gave it new life as their warm and loving home. As Williams says, "Buying a house is like falling in love, you don't notice the bad parts." In this magnificent book, she describes how they restored each room of this well-worn house and resurrected its abandoned gardens. In tracing this evolution, she and Rosselli touch on such topics as the architecture of the great American and English country houses as well as interior decor and the philosophy of mixing different design styles. "An Affair with a House" is more than just a design book, that provides a wealth of advice from two experts - it also addresses the subject of domesticity and casual entertaining. Included are simple decorating solutions and a discussion of such practical matters as adequately stocking the pantry and linen closet. They have even included a few of their favorite recipes made with homegrown vegetables and herbs.


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    Title
    An Affair with a House
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bunny Williams, By (author) Christine Pittel, Illustrated by Fritz Vonderschulenberg, Illustrated by Richard Felber, Illustrated by Eric Striffler, Illustrated by Joe Standart
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 269 mm
    Height: 269 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,880 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781584794707
    ISBN 10: 1584794704
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.3
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    DC22: 747
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: AMR, WJK
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14220
    BISAC V2.8: HOM017000
    LC subject heading: ,
    Abridged Dewey: 747
    B&T General Subject: 280
    BISAC V2.8: ARC007000
    B&T Approval Code: A04303000
    BISAC V2.8: HOM003000
    B&T Approval Code: A05204000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TH4816 .W52 2005
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: WJK, AMR
    Illustrations note
    cl / bw / tt illustrations, cl225 / bw / tt225 photographs
    Publisher
    Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
    Imprint name
    Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
    Publication date
    01 October 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Bunny Williams's highly developed sense of style has established her as one of the world's leading interior designers. Williams creates comfortable interiors that are timeless. During a celebrated thirty-year career, marked by accolades from peers and press, she has never lost sight of her primary objective as a designer: to create relaxed, intimate residential spaces that are so inviting, her clients never want to leave.