Capital Drawings: Architectural Designs for Washington, D.C., from the Library of Congress
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press / The Library of Congress, 2005. Hardcover. Black cloth, white & pictorial dust jacket, 254 pp., many BW & color illus. VG- (Slight edge wear and soiling to dj; endpaper has a price sticker from a previous store; page edges are tanning lightly; otherwise clean.). Item #196428
A guide to the Library of Congress collection of "more than forty-thousand drawings, prints, and photographs that capture important developments in the growth of Washngton, D.C., and its greater metropolitan area, including Virginia and Maryland. ... Features some of Washington's most important buildings, monuments, and memorials -- the United State Capitol, the White House, and the Vietnam Memorial -- as well as anonymous structures of everyday life and ambitious projects that were never built." (dj) A browser's delight.