Identifying American Architecture
A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms, 1600-1945Book - 1981
Have you ever been intrigued by a beautiful building and wondered when it was built? Identifying American Architecture provides the answer to such questions in a concise handbook perfect for preservationists, architects, students, and tourists alike. With 214 photographs, it allows readers to associate real buildings with architectural styles, elements, and orders. Identifying American Architecture was designed to be used--carried about and kept handy for frequent reference. Every photograph is keyed to an explanatory legend pointing out characteristic features of each building's style. Trade bookstores order from W.W. Norton, NY
Publisher: Nashville : American Association for State and Local History ; New York : Norton, 1981.
Edition: 2d ed., rev. and enl.
Characteristics: p. cm.