The Early Domestic Architecture of Connecticut

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Courier Corporation, 1924 - Architecture - 210 pages
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Based on personal observation of surviving examples and research into colonial records, this book includes 242 measured diagrams — windows, door frames, construction details, and much more — and 192 photographs of more than 150 homes, 1650 to 1800. Authentic and invaluable. 434 illustrations.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION I
1
THE HOUSE PLAN AND ITS DEVELOPMENT c
3
THE HOUSE FRAME AND ITS CONSTRUCTION
21
ROOF FRAMING
35
THE OVERHANG
62
THE SUMMER
63
MASONRY 60
69
THE OUTSIDE COVERING
81
LATER TYPES
114
THE MAIN CORNICE
125
INTERIOR WOODWORK i
133
PANELLING itc XV MANTELS
163
CUPBOARDS 567
168
THE STAIRS lj
171
MOULDINGS IOO XIX HARDWARE
194
INDEX
209

WINDOWS
87
EARLY TYPES
102

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