Houses of Nova Scotia: an illustrated guide to architectural style recognition
From grand mansions to mobile homes, "Houses of Nova Scotia offers an unparalleled understanding of the province' s built heritage. This is a field guide to Nova Scotia houses, from the grand to the humble. It is an indispensible tool for anyone who has ever been intrigued by an interesting old home and wanted to find out more about it. It will help even a complete novice understand the built heritage of Nova Scotia more fully. Written by a noted architect and teacher, "Houses of Nova Scotia is a remarkable companion to any house-watching expedition.
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