ARCHITECTURAL TREASURES OF EARLY AMERICA Vol 8
From material originally published as
The White Pine Series of Architectural Monographs
Russell F. Whitehead and Frank Chouteau Brown
Prepared for this series by: Staff of The Early American Society, names listed.
Publisher/Date: New York: Arno Press & The Early American Society (c. 1977)
Format/Condition: Used hardcover book with gilt titling in Very Good condition. Binding good; pages clean and unmarked. 223 pages and measures 8 3/4 x 11 inches. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographs, architectural drawings.
Description: This is one volume of an eight volume set which features photographs, history and essays on important colonial architecture in America. The eight architectural books cover cottages, mansions, houses, farmhouses, meeting houses, court house, garrison houses, inns, and more. Also includes details on mantels, doors, halls, staircases, windows, arches, corner cupboards, cornices, fences and fence posts. An excellent reference for architects and interior designers as well anyone interested in early American history.
Contents of this volume are:
Volume 8 - Survey of Early American Design1. Lower Delaware Valley
2. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
3. Berks County Farmhouses
4. Early New Hampshire Homes
5. New England Woodwork
6. A New England Village
7. New England Inns
8. Early American Cornices, Part I
9. Early American Cornices, Part II
10. Exterior Views of Early American Windows
11. Early American Vestibules
12. Interior Arches
13. Interior Doors and Doorways
Index to Illustrations and Measured Drawings