House Histories: A Guide to Tracing the Genealogy of Your Home

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Golden Hill Press, 1989 - House & Home - 300 pages
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Many people who have acquired older homes over the past decade have often become intrigued by questions about its origins, style, materials, past owners and events. In this comprehensive book, the reader is guided through the fun of finding the clues to his or her home's history.

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User Review  - patricia_poland - LibraryThing

A must for anyone researching old houses this book is well-organized and 'comfortable' to read (meaning you don't have to already know the 'lingo' in order to understand it). Simple and graceful line ... Read full review

Contents

Site Grounds and Outbuildings
11
Walls Paint Wallpaper Stencils Metal Ceilings and Walls
44
Staircases Moldings Fireplaces Doors Hardware Windows
52
Copyright

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