The early domestic architecture of Connecticut
Based on personal observation of surviving examples and research into colonial records, this book includes 242 measured diagrams (windows, door frames, construction details, etc.) and 192 photographs of more than 150 homes, 1650 to 1800. Authentic and invaluable. 434 illustrations.
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