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Bruce Hatton Boyer

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Mr. Boyer is a writer in the Chicago area.



Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Bruce Hatton Boyer on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Miniature rooms :
ISBN: 0865592128 OCLC: 55105276

Art Institute of Chicago ; Chicago, Ill. : ©2004.

"Generations of visitors to the Art Institute of Chicago have been entranced by the Thorne Rooms. Painstakingly constructed on a scale of one inch to one foot, these intriguing models offer intricately detailed views of European interiors from the 16th century through the 1930s and of American furnishings from the 17th century to 1940. The sixty-eight miniature rooms were conceived by Chicago socialite Mrs. James Ward Thorne and made between 1934 and 1940 by a number of skilled craftsmen according to her exacting specifications. Many of the rooms were inspired by specific interiors in historic houses or by museum installations or period rooms. Others combine features copied from various houses, palaces, and sites Mrs. Thorne visited during her extensive travels." "In this newly designed and revised edition of one of the Art Institute's most popular books, each room is shown in full view, including eight two-page spreads that immerse the reader in several of the interiors. Full-color details provide a closer view of specific objects mentioned in the text, and a number of Mrs. Thorne's original drawings are reproduced to actual scale. The introductory essay chronicles Mrs. Thorne's creation of the rooms, while individual commentaries provide information about each interior. This is a volume that will prove irresistible to collectors, miniaturists, architects, historians, interior designers, and the general public alike."--Jacket.

The great Chicago trivia & fact book /
ISBN: 1888952075 OCLC: 35548846

Cumberland House, Nashville, Tenn. : ©1996.

Facts about Chicago are presented in chapters, each of which is chronologically arranged, thus presenting timelines on various facets of Chicago. Bruce Hatton Boyer is an ETHS alumnus, class of 1964.

  The natural history of the Field Museum :
ISBN: 0914868152 OCLC: 31484295

Field Museum, Chicago, Ill. : ©1993.

The solstice cipher
ISBN: 0440180961 OCLC: 8138841

Dell Pub. Co., New York : 1981.

  The solstice cipher /
ISBN: 0450047253 OCLC: 7943904

New English Library, London : 1980, ©1979.