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Field Guide to New England Barns and Farm Buildings

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ISBN-10: 0874517710

ISBN-13: 9780874517712

Edition: 1997

Authors: Thomas Durant Visser

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The quintessential New England barn -- photogenic, full of character, and framed by flaming autumn foliage -- is an endangered species. Of some 30,000 barns in Vermont alone, nearly a thousand a year are lost to fire, collapse, or bulldozers. Thomas Durant Visser's field guide to the barns, silos, sugar houses, granaries, tobacco barns, and potato houses of New England is an attempt to document not just their structure but their traditions and innovations before the surviving architectural evidence of this rich rural heritage is lost forever. A recognized authority on historic barn preservation, Visser has combed the six-state region for representative barns and outbuildings, and 200 of…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publication date: 6/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 223
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

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