Early American Architecture: From the First Colonial Settlements to the National Period
Hailed as "a model of scholarship" by the Saturday Review, this˙comprehensive survey of domestic and public architecture ranges from early settlers' primitive cabins˙to Greek Revival mansions of the early 1800s. Nearly 500 illustrations complement the text, praised by˙The New York Times˙as "entertaining, vigorous, and clearly written."
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