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A field guide to American houses

by Virginia McAlester

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Domestic -- United States -- Guidebooks,
    • United States -- Guidebooks

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Virginia and Lee McAlester ; with drawings by Lauren Jarrett, and model house drawings by Juan Rodriguez-Arnaiz.
      ContributionsMcAlester, A. Lee 1933-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7205 .M35 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 525 p. :
      Number of Pages525
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3507355M
      ISBN 100394739698, 0394510321
      LC Control Number82048740

      Get this from a library! A field guide to American houses. [Virginia McAlester; A Lee McAlester; Lauren Jarrett; Juan Rodriguez-Arnaiz] -- A comprehensive guide to domestic architecture. Focusing on dwellings in urban and suburban neighborhoods and rural locations all across the continental United States, this guide provides in-depth.   A Field Guide to American Houses: The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture - Ebook written by Virginia Savage McAlester. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A Field Guide to American Houses: The Definitive Guide /5(5).

        A Field Guide to American Houses (Revised): The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture: McAlester, Virginia Savage: Books - /5(). Field guide to American houses. New York: Knopf, (OCoLC) Online version: McAlester, Virginia, Field guide to American houses. New York: Knopf, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Virginia McAlester; A .

      A Field Guide to American Houses Virginia and Lee McAlester Revised by Virginia Savage McAlester With drawings by Lauren Jarrett and model house drawings by Juan Rodriguez-Arnaiz Revision drawings by Suzanne Patton Matty ii-iii 33/14/13 AM/14/13 AMFile Size: KB.   Her book,A Field Guide to American Houses, first published in and revised in , was a landmark in itself, and has sold millions of copies, teaching Americans about their homes .


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Rounding out the book is a section explaining how to arrange a visit to any of these splendid residences. The McAlesters (A Field Guide to American Houses, LJ 8/84) are columnists for Country Home magazine; McLean is a freelance photographer. Recommended for architecture collections and large public libraries.

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For the house lover and the curious tourist, for the house buyer and the weekend stroller, for neighborhood preservation groups and for all who want to know more about their community -- here, at last, is a book that makes it both easy and pleasurable to identify the various styles and periods of American domestic architecture/5().

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