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The Architects of the American Colonies or Vitruvius Americanus

The Architects of the American Colonies or Vitruvius Americanus

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The Architects of the American Colonies or Vitruvius Americanus

by Millar, John Fitzhugh

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Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, 1968. First Edition. First printing Very near fine in ivory cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and printed end sheets and with the top edge of the text block stained a light yellow. A folio measuring 14 by 9 inches with spots of foxing and light soiling on the covers and the spine and there is a small prior owner's book plate on the second free end pag.e In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with 1/4" deep chips across the upper edge of the spine area which is faded as is the upper two inches of the front panel. 205 pages including an index, glossary and text. Illustrated throughout with over 200 scale, line drawings.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
The Architects of the American Colonies or Vitruvius Americanus
Author
Millar, John Fitzhugh
Book Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Barre Publishers
Place of Publication
Barre, Mass.
Date Published
1968
Bookseller catalogs
American Colonial Architecture, Architecture;

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