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Field Guide to American Houses The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture

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ISBN-10: 140004359X

ISBN-13: 9781400043590

Edition: 2nd

Authors: Virginia Savage McAlester, Suzanne Patton Matty, Steve Clicque

List price: $58.00
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For the house lover and the curious tourist, for the house buyer and the weekend stroller, for neighborhood preservation groups and for all who want to know more about their community -- here, at last, is a book that makes it both easy and pleasurable to identify the various styles and periods of American domestic architecture.Concentrating not on rare landmarks but on typical dwellings in ordinary neighborhoods all across the United States -- houses built over the past three hundred years and lived in by Americans of every social and economic background -- the book provides you with the facts (and frame of reference) that will enable you to look in a fresh way at the houses you constantly…    
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Book details

List price: $58.00
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/3/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 880
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 4.994
Language: English