American shelter: an illustrated encyclopedia of the American home

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Overlook Press, Nov 1, 1981 - Architecture - 320 pages
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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User Review  - IllanoyGal - LibraryThing

Fascinating look at houses and other shelters built over the years in the United States. Included are sketches of building layouts as well as how the houses evolved over time. Read full review

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Great ideas if your building or refurbishing it... Read full review

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Preface
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Glossary
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