American shelter: an illustrated encyclopedia of the American home
Now revised, this landmark reference surveys every American housing style from Native American days to the present. Over 100 styles are covered, including 1700s Dutch Colonials and New England saltboxes, Southern plantation mansions, Shaker dwellings, and much more. Includes detailed drawings of each style, with exploded diagrams and floor plans. Over 1,000 illustrations.
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American Shelter: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Home
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