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A field guide to American houses :the definitive guide to identifying and understanding America's domestic architecture /Virginia Savage McAlester ; with drawings by Suzanne Patton Matty and photographs by Steve Clicque ; revised and expanded from the original edition written by Virginia and Lee McAlester ; with drawings by Lauren Jarrett and model house drawings by Juan Rodriguez-Arnaiz.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Clicque, Steve, photographer.
Jarrett, Lauren, illustrator.
Matty, Suzanne Patton, illustrator
McAlester, A. Lee (Arcie Lee), 1933-
McAlester, Virginia, 1943-
Rodriguez-Arnaiz, Juan, illustrator.
Contents
Looking at American houses -- Folk houses -- Colonial houses (1600-1820) -- Romantic houses (1820-1880) -- Victorian houses (1860-1900) -- Eclectic houses (1880-1940) -- English and Anglo-American period houses -- French period houses -- Mediterranean and Spanish period houses -- Modern houses (1900-present) -- Early modern -- Bankers modern -- Mainstream modern -- Styled houses since 1935.
Edition
Revised and expanded edition/second edition.
Description
A comprehensive guide to domestic architecture. Focusing on dwellings in urban and suburban neighborhoods and rural locations all across the continental United States, this guide provides in-depth information on the essentials, with facts and frames of reference that will enable you to look in a fresh way at the houses around you.
xxv, 848 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Notes
Complimentary copy, 2013.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
140004359X (hc.)
9781400043590 (hc.)
GUSN
288276
Call Number
Stacks NA7205.M35 2013
Descriptive terms
Architecture, Domestic
Architecture, Domestic.
Material Type
Guidebooks.
Places
United States
United States.

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