Celebrate the stunning interiors and glorious gardens of the Seguine House, New York's undiscovered architectural gem and only once-working plantation. This gorgeous full-colour photographic volume introduces the historic 1838 Greek Revival Joseph H. Seguine House and stables in Prince's Bay, Staten Island, New York. Seguine made a fortune in oystering, candles, and produce, and as a founder of the Staten Island Railroad he also worked with Cornelius Vanderbilt. In creating this 100-acre working farm, stables, and estate grounds, Seguine was advised on the landscape design by Frederick Law Olmsted, famed for his design work on New York's Central Park. This estate, an embodiment of the nineteenth century, is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a member of the Historic House Trust.
Christina Mantz is an interior designer, events planner, and entrepreneur with a strong interest in history who has worked on various projects, including the first Chinese Scholar's Garden in the United States. Robert Mantz is a photographer and senior digital studio artist at McCann Worldgroup. Mario Buatta is an internationally acclaimed interior designer known for his English Country House style.