A Field Guide to American Houses (Revised)

A Field Guide to American Houses by Virginia Savage McAlester
A Field Guide to American Houses by Virginia Savage McAlester

A Field Guide to American Houses (Revised)

The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America’s Domestic Architecture

By Virginia Savage McAlester

The most extensive and widely praised guide to domestic architecture, now in paperback: the completely revised, revamped, and freshly produced second edition: in print since its initial publication in 1984, and widely regarded as the unrivalled, critical guide to American houses.

An appendix on “Approaches to Construction in the 20th and 21st Centuries,” an extended bibliography, and 600 new photographs and line drawings are included in this updated edition.

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