The American House
More than three hundred historically accurate line drawings, some with floor plans and interiors, highlight this concise, informative guide to the style and history of American houses from pre-Revolutionary days to the present.
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Foreword by James Marston Fitch
A Dutch Tradition
The Log Tradition
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