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American Homes:  An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Domestic Architecture

American Homes: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Domestic Architecture

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American Homes: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Domestic Architecture

by Walter, Lester

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1579122523
ISBN 13
9781579122522
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New York: Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers, 2002. First Thus: Originally published as American Shelter: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Home Preface by Charles Moore 4to size black clothbound hardcover with dust jacket; 333 pages including index. Profusely illustrated with black and white drawings. From jacket: "(This book) is the definitive illustrated survey of American Housing styles, from the Native American Tipi, to the New England Salt Box, to the Old West False Front, to the 1950s pre-fab, and much, much more. The perfect reference for enthusiasts of architecture, history and American studies. (It's) also the ideal inspiration for anyone who dreams of owning an American home, or just living in one." Styles include: Earth Lodge Pueblo Hogan Plank House Spanish Cottage Log Cabin Stone Ender Dutch Colonial Garrison House Plantation Colonial Swiss Cottage Queen Anne Richardson Romanesque Craftsman Prairie Colonial Revival Art Moderne Rammed Earth Quonset Hut A-Frame Neocolonial Split Level Floating House Passive Solar Post Modern In very good condition, we note only edgewear to jacket. No additional shipping charges if sent by US Media Mail, weighs over 4 pounds, boxed.. First Thus. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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Title
American Homes: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Domestic Architecture
Author
Walter, Lester
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
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Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN 10
1579122523
ISBN 13
9781579122522
Publisher
Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
2002
Size
4to - over 9¾" - 12&
Keywords
First Edition Thus; architecture; housing; houses; styles; United States; Native American; Colonial;
Bookseller catalogs
History; Architecture;

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