[Pattern Book]. Guter, Robert P. and Janet W. Foster.
Building by the Book: Pattern Book Architecture in New Jersey.
Rutgers Univ Press
New Brunswick, NJ
Octavo, pp. 260, index, bibliography. Profusely illustrated with drawings, diagrams & b/w photos.
The influence of Pattern Books on New Jersey's residential architecture. Demonstrates how architectural ideas were shaped from books & popular periodicals from the Colonial era to the advent of WWII. Chock full of pattern book wisdom; in many ways a predecessor to Dan Reiff's magnum opus "Houses from Books."
Edition: First edition
Condition: Very Good in Very Good DJ
Book Id: 11081