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Author Aran, Berge.

Title Austin Val Verde : a Montecito masterpiece / photographs by Berge Aran ; introduction by Berge Aran and Gail Jansen.

Published Santa Barbara, Calif. : Austin Val Verde Foundation ; Glendale, Calif. : Distributed by Balcony Press, [2005]
©2005

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 UniM Store  728.80979491 ARAN GD10    AVAILABLE
Physical description 143 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portrait ; 32 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-142)
Summary Montecito, California is home to some of America's most spectacular private residences. Most amazing perhaps is Val Verde, the house built in 1915 on a breathtaking seventeen-and-one-half-acre coastal plot by American architect Bertram Goodhue. Besides its status as the most preserved of the great early twentieth-century Southern California estate properties, Val Verde also bears the distinction of being the earliest American free-standing single-family house in the Spanish Colonial Revival style. Austin Val Verde: A Montecito Masterpiece is the first book to reveal the full extent and richness of Val Verde's architecture, interiors, and gardens. The book includes never-before-published color photographs of the house and its gardens by the late Berge Aran that capture the enchanting spirit of this American architectural icon and give the reader the rare opportunity of exploring this wonderful place, inside and out.
Other author Jansen, Gail.
Subject Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924.
Austin Val Verde (Montecito, Calif.)
Architecture, Spanish colonial -- California -- Montecito.
Mansions -- California -- Montecito.
Montecito (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
ISBN 1890449393