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Old house plans : two centuries of American domestic architecture

Author: Lawrence Grow
Publisher: New York : Universe Books, [1978]. ©1978.
Series: A Main Street Press book
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two centuries of domestic architecture in North America are illustrated in complete floor plans, elevations, perspectives and details drawn from a wide variety of contemporary sources...builders' manuals and handbooks, popular magazines of the 19th and early 20th centuries, and building and trade journals. Thirteen different styles are outlined in historical sketches and in 150 line drawings and photographs.
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Genre/Form: Designs and plans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grow, Lawrence.
Old house plans.
New York : Universe Books, 1978
(OCoLC)568758380
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Grow
ISBN: 0876639813 9780876639818
OCLC Number: 4316317
Description: 127 pages : illustrations, plans ; 22 x 28 cm.
Contents: The Colonial Style --
The Federal Style --
The Greek Revival Style --
The Gothic Style --
The Italianate Style --
The Second Empire or Mansard Style --
The Stick Style --
The Queen Anne Style --
The Romanesque Style --
The English Tudor Style --
The Spanish Colonial Revival Style --
The Georgian Colonial Revival Style.
Series Title: A Main Street Press book
Responsibility: Lawrence Grow.

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Two centuries of domestic architecture in North America are illustrated in complete floor plans, elevations, perspectives and details drawn from a wide variety of contemporary sources...builders' manuals and handbooks, popular magazines of the 19th and early 20th centuries, and building and trade journals. Thirteen different styles are outlined in historical sketches and in 150 line drawings and photographs.

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