Barns /John Michael Vlach.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-273056

Description

400 p. : ill., map ; 29 cm. + 1 computer optical disc., "The body of this book offers a treasury of images - photographs, many by noted photographers - as well as plans and elevations, with captions that furnish relevant information about each building and region: subject, location, date, creator(s) of the image, and Library of Congress call number. The accompanying CD-ROM contains high-quality, downloadable versions of all the illustrations. It offers a direct link to the Library's online, searchable catalogs and image files, including the hundreds of thousands of high-resolution photographs, measured drawings, and data files in the Historic American Buildings Survey, Historic American Engineering Record, and other collections. A comprehensive and unique visual resource, Barns will be invaluable to students; teachers; researchers; historians of art, architecture, design, and technology; architects; engineers; designers of all kinds; and those who love barns."--BOOK JACKET.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Barns

Originator

Vlach, John Michael, 1948-
Center for Architecture, Design and Engineering (U.S.)

Contents

New England -- Shaker communities -- The Mid-Atlantic -- The lowland South -- The upland South -- The Midwest -- The Southwest -- The West -- The Far West.

Publication

New York : W. W. Norton & Co. ;
Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress

Publisher Series

Norton/Library of Congress visual sourcebooks in architecture, design, and engineering
Norton/Library of Congress visual sourcebooks in architecture, design, and engineering.

Description

400 p. : ill., map ; 29 cm. + 1 computer optical disc.
"The body of this book offers a treasury of images - photographs, many by noted photographers - as well as plans and elevations, with captions that furnish relevant information about each building and region: subject, location, date, creator(s) of the image, and Library of Congress call number. The accompanying CD-ROM contains high-quality, downloadable versions of all the illustrations. It offers a direct link to the Library's online, searchable catalogs and image files, including the hundreds of thousands of high-resolution photographs, measured drawings, and data files in the Historic American Buildings Survey, Historic American Engineering Record, and other collections. A comprehensive and unique visual resource, Barns will be invaluable to students; teachers; researchers; historians of art, architecture, design, and technology; architects; engineers; designers of all kinds; and those who love barns."--BOOK JACKET.

Notes

"Project of the Center for Architecture, Design and Engineering in the Library of Congress"--T.p. verso.
Computer optical disc in pocket of back cover titled: Images from Barns / by John Michael Vlach. [New York] : W.W. Norton & Co., c2003.
In Prints & Photographs Reading Room; computer optical disc shelved with CD/ROMs (NOT in pocket of back cover).
Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-384) and index.

ISBN

0393730867
9780393730869
0393105415 (CD)
9780393105414 (CD)

Call Number

Stacks NA8230.V6 2003

Places

United States.

Edition

1st ed.