The Capitol Dome

Summer 2013

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CAPITOL PLATTER LA This bone china ser ving platter b y Pickard is framed b y e l e ments of Constantino Brumidi's architectural motifs and decorated with a turn-of the-century colored engraving. (12 1/2" x 9 1/4") #001184 $175.00 Members $157.50 THE CONGRESSIONAL CLUB COOKBOOK ESSIONAL LUB Copper edges and the look and feel of fine leather binding add elegance to this classic cookbook that includes a gathering of national and international recipes and historic vignettes from Washington, D.C. Copper ashing embossing on the cover and a copper-colored ribbon marker finish this collectible volume. 775 pp. #001815 $59.95 Members $53.95 THE AMERICAN SENATE: AN INSIDER'S HISTORY N ATE: ER'S TOR R This ground breaking, comprehensive history of the United States Senate is the result of twenty years of research by two authorities on Senate history. A longtime Time magazine congressional core respondent and the former historian of the U.S. Senate examine both institutional continuities and recent changes that offer surprising insights into the origins of partisan gridlock. Hardcover, 16 B&W halfftones 472 pp., 2013, by Neil MacNeil and Richard A. Baker. #002755 Members $29.95 $26.95 COLUM LUMBUS DOOR BOOKENDS Crafted from the marble taken from the east front steps during the 1995 renovations, these bookends are based on the 17-foot tall, 20,000 pound bronze doors in the east front of the Capitol building. The doors have a curved semicircular tympanum above two valves that are each divided into four panels that depict the life of Christopher Columbus. Engraved in the base of the bookends is a quote by Carl Sandburg: "Whenever a People or an Institution Forgets its Hard Beginnings it is Beginning to Decay." y (9 1/2" x 5" x 3") #002404 $128.00 Members $115.20 VISIT OUR STORE AT : WWW.USCHSCATALOG.ORG W.USCH

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