This exquisite documentation of the architectural creativity that transformed the country after the Civil War reproduces fascinating and historically important photographs and plans for a total of 97 buildings — 93 houses, 4 casinos — built during the 1880s. Adds a new, thoroughly accurat... read more
100 Turn-of-the-Century Brick Bungalows with Floor Plans by Rogers & Manson Reprinted from rare 1912 catalog, this book presents 100 winning entries from a nationwide competition for brick bungalow designs. Superb renderings show houses in perspective, floor plans, some landscape planning — even a budget.
Elegant Country and Suburban Houses of the Twenties by Charles S. Keefe Interior and exterior views of 51 elegant homes in a variety of distinctive architectural styles. Sweeping staircases, cornices, chimney caps, fireplace mantels, and other details. 219 black-and-white plates.
A Chronology of Western Architecture by Doreen Yarwood Accessible to casual and serious readers alike, this outstanding visual survey ranges from 2000 BC to the 1980s. It features more than 1,000 photographs and drawings, plus commentaries that place each building in historical context.
Henry Hobson Richardson and His Works by Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer First important study of leading 19th-century architect, the pioneer of Romanesque Revival. Plans, photographs, drawings, and detailed discussions of all of Richardson's major buildings, including Trinity Church in Boston, Harvard Law School, and many others.
This exquisite documentation of the architectural creativity that transformed the country after the Civil War reproduces fascinating and historically important photographs and plans for a total of 97 buildings — 93 houses, 4 casinos — built during the 1880s. Adds a new, thoroughly accurate text by Arnold Lewis. Approximately 200 illustrations.
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