The Early Domestic Architecture of Connecticut

Front Cover
Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1963 - Architecture - 210 pages
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
3
THE HOUSE PLAN AND ITS DEVELOPMENT c
5
THE HOUSE FRAME AND ITS CONSTRUCTION
21
ROOF FRAMING 44
32
THE OVERHANG 62
43
THE SUMMER
57
MASONRY
60
THE OUTSIDE COVERING
78
LATER TYPES
110
THE MAIN CORNICE
120
INTERIOR WOODWORK i
131
PANELLING itc XV MANTELS
151
CUPBOARDS 567
159
THE STAIRS lj
165
MOULDINGS IOO XIX HARDWARE
194
INDEX
209

WINDOWS
87
EARLY TYPES
100

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