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The House in Antigua


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The House in Antigua
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The House in Antigua

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Product Information

Vintage; 1910-1950
Good; foxed boards, pages, lightly toned, good for 1930s
cloth, paper
8.75" L x 6" W x 1.75" H
tan,brown, black & white

Why We Love This

The House in Antigua by Louis Adamic. Harper Brothers. New York, 1937. Stated Third Edition. 300 pp. Hardcover lacking jacket. 32 striking black white photographs. The "Restoration" of Popenoe House, ruined by an earthquake in Antigua and restored in the late 1930s by William Popenoe, an internationally-recognized botanist. A compelling tale of restoration, archaeology, bananas, and Guatemala. Interior clean. Inner boards, endpapers foxed. Covers worn, light spotting.
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About MCME

For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."