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Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and of the Early Republic (Dover Books on Architecture)by Fiske Kimball
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Pioneering book, profusely illustrated with 219 photographs, floor plans, drawings, and elevations, presents a detailed, comprehensive history of the evolution of American domestic architecture from 1620 to 1825. Detailed discussions of early shelters at Jamestown and Plymouth, pre-Revolutionary homes in the 18th century, and the rise of an independent American architectural style.
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This reprint of the 1922 edition is based upon a series of lectures given by Kimball in 1920 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The volume covers American domestic architecture from 1620 to 1825 in all of the states formerly ruled by England. The text is accompanied throughout by over 200 black and white photographs and illustrations.
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Detailed, comprehensive history of the evolution of American domestic architecture from 1620 to 1825, with 219 photographs, floor plans, drawings, and elevations. Authoritative, scholarly, and highly readable.
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