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Early Domestic Architecture of Connecticut

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

Very thorough examination of style, construction; many measured drawings. 150 houses, 1650 to 1800. 434 illustrations. 210 pages of text.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
I. Introduction
II. The House Plan and Its Development
III. The House Frame and Its Constructions
IV. Roof Framing
V. The Overhang
VI. The Summer
VII. Masonry
VIII. The Outside Covering
IX. Windows
X. Front Entrances: Early Types
XI. Front Entrances: Later Types
XII. The Main Cornice
XIII. Interior Woodwork
XIV. Panelling
XV. Mantels
XVI. Cupboards
XVII. The Stairs
XVIII. Mouldings
XIX. Hardware
Index
 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486211367
Author:
Kelly, J. Frederick
Publisher:
Dover Publicati ons
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
Decoration & Ornament
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Details
Subject:
Architecture, colonial
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
New England architecture
Subject:
Colonial Architecture
Subject:
colonial homes
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Architecture
Publication Date:
20120125
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
10.75 x 7.88 in 1.54 lb

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Very thorough examination of style, construction; many measured drawings. 150 houses, 1650 to 1800. 434 illustrations. 210 pages of text.

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