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Author McAlester, Virginia, 1943-

Title A field guide to American houses : the definitive guide to identifying and understanding America's domestic architecture / Virginia Savage McAlester ; with drawings by Suzanne Patton Matty and photographs by Steve Clicque ; revised and expanded from the original edition written by Virginia and Lee McAlester ; with drawings by Lauren Jarrett and model house drawings by Juan Rodriguez-Arnaiz.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.


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Edition Revised and expanded edition/second edition.
Description xxv, 848 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
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still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A comprehensive guide to domestic architecture. Focusing on dwellings in urban and suburban neighborhoods and rural locations all across the continental United States, this guide provides in-depth information on the essentials, with facts and frames of reference that will enable you to look in a fresh way at the houses around you.
Contents Looking at American houses -- Folk houses -- Colonial houses (1600-1820) -- Romantic houses (1820-1880) -- Victorian houses (1860-1900) -- Eclectic houses (1880-1940) -- English and Anglo-American period houses -- French period houses -- Mediterranean and Spanish period houses -- Modern houses (1900-present) -- Early modern -- Bankers modern -- Mainstream modern -- Styled houses since 1935.
Subject Architecture, Domestic -- United States -- Guidebooks.
Architecture, Domestic. (OCoLC)fst00813666
United States -- Guidebooks.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Guidebooks. (OCoLC)fst01423871
Added Author Matty, Suzanne Patton, illustrator.
Clicque, Steve, photographer.
McAlester, A. Lee (Arcie Lee), 1933-
Jarrett, Lauren, illustrator.
Rodriguez-Arnaiz, Juan, illustrator.
ISBN 9781400043590 hardcover
140004359X hardcover

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