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[Building as Envelope]. Gowans, Alan.

The Comfortable House: North American Suburban Architecture 1890-1930 (from the reference library of Old House Journal).

MIT Press Cambridge 1986 Quarto, pp. xvii, 246, indexed, numerous illustrations in b/w. A title commissioned by Clem Labine and Patricia Poore. Portions of the text had been included in Old House Journal issues
The life's work of an acknowledged expert. Wonderfully illustrated and researched. An attempt to make a bit of method to all of the architectural styles of the period. A jewell of a book.


Edition: First trade edition
Binding: Original Cloth
Condition: Very Good in Very Good (Non-Price-Clipped) DJ
Book Id: 13277

Price: $25.00

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