Beautiful in All Its Details – The Architecture of Maine’s Public Library Buildings, 1878-1942

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Beautiful in All Its Details – The Architecture of Maine’s Public Library Buildings, 1878-1942

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By Kirk F. Mohney
Maine Preservation, Publisher

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This book explores both the origin and development of the public library in Maine and the history of the architecture that houses it. It also includes a catalogue -- illustrated principally with historic photographs -- that draws upon a diverse body of primary sources to document the history of more than one hundred architecturally distinguished historic library buildings throughout Maine. Issues relating to the preservation and continued ue of these historic facilities are examined through a series of case studies