American architects and their books to 1848 / edited by Kenneth Hafertepe and James F. O'Gorman.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146475

Description

xxii, 231 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Architecture 18th century.
Architecture 19th century.
Architectural writing History.
Communication in architecture History.

Originator

Hafertepe, Kenneth, 1955-
O'Gorman, James F.

Contents

Introduction : Architects and books / Kenneth Hafertepe and James F. O'Gorman -- The availability of architectural books in eighteenth-century New England / Abbott Lowell Cummings -- The ownership of architectural books in colonial Virgina / Bennie Brown -- George Washington, Mount Vernon, and the pattern books / Robert F. Dalzell Jr. -- Thomas Jefferson's "bibliomanie" and architecture / Richard Guy Wilson -- Defining the profession : books, libraries, and architects / Martha J. McNamara -- Bulfinch, buildings, and books / James F. O'Gorman -- The architectural libraries of Benjamin Henry Latrobe / Jeffrey A. Cohen -- The country builder's assistant : text and context / Kenneth Hafertepe -- Owen Biddle and The young carpenter's assisant / Michael J. Lewis -- Architectural books in New York : from McComb to Lafever / Damie Stillman -- Asher Benjamin, Andrew Jackson Downing : two divergent forms of bookmaking / Charles B. Wood -- Louisa Tuthill, Ithiel Town, and the beginnings of architectural history writing in America / Sarah Allaback.

Publication

Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press

Publisher Series

Studies in print culture and the history of the book.

Description

xxii, 231 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN

1558492828 (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks NA707.A47 2001 c.1
Dupe books, box 2 NA707.A47 2001 c.2

Places

United States