Next month, JHU Press publishes The Philadelphia Country House: Architecture and Landscape in Colonial America, and authors Mark Reinberger and Elizabeth McLean will be celebrating with talks and book signings in Philadelphia and Baltimore. The book is gorgeous, the history fascinating, and you are cordially invited to attend any and all of these events; details are below. If you can’t make it, use promo code “HDPD” to receive a 30% discount when you order your pre-publication copy of The Philadelphia Country House.
Sunday, November 1
Book Signing at Woodford Mansion
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This is a unique opportunity to meet Mark Reinberger and Elizabeth McLean in one the houses featured in their book.
Copies will be available for purchase at the house; check or cash only. Woodford Mansion is located at 33rd Street and Dauphin Drives, East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19132; the GPS address 2300 North 33rd Street. Admission to the book signing is free; for more information, call 215-229-6115.
Monday, November 2
Lecture and Book Signing at Johns Hopkins University
5:00 p.m. – Reception at Homewood Museum
6:00 p.m. – Lecture in Gilman Hall (in Room 50, the Marjorie M. Fisher Hall)
The authors speak in the lecture series Rural Retreats: The Country House and its Landscape, which is sponsored by JHU’s Homewood Museum. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing during the reception.
Admission: $12 for the general public; $8 for Museum and AIA members.
Homewood Museum and Gilman Hall are located on JHU’s Homewood campus. To register or request more information, call 410-516-5589.
Wednesday, November 4
Lecture and Book Signing at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia
The authors speak at the historic Athenaeum of Philadelphia, home of a nationally significant collection of material related to architecture and design. A book signing and reception follow the talk. The Athenaeum is located at 219 South 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. This event is free for members; all others $10. Register here or call 215-925-2688.