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The Sleeper McCann House
Nancy Curtis, Richard C. Nylander

Historic New England
1990 • 112 pp. 102 illus. (81 color). End-paper illus. 9 1/2 x 12 1/2”
Decorative Arts & Material Culture / Architecture

$29.95 Paperback, 978-0-87923-876-6

A study of “the most beautiful house in America” in Gloucester, Mass.

Beauport is the tantalizing personal statement of interior designer Henry Davis Sleeper. Built as a summer home, each room presents a theme that showcases Sleeper's amazing collection of thousands of decorative arts objects. This dazzling book of photographs and text offers an intriguing window on decorative art traditions of the past.

NANCY CURTIS is the editor of Historic New England.

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