[Architectural History]. Gage, James .
Root Cellars in America: Their History, Design and Construction 1609-1920.
Powwow River Books
Octavo, pp. 152. Illustrated with b/w photos and drawings.
A field guide and survey of different types of root cellars, pits, trenches, root houses, and others that were used for centuries to preserve root crops and vegetables before the advent of affordable refrigeration for home use. Includes information about construction, design principles, and other details. An interesting work on a neglected aspect of domestic architecture.
Edition: Second edition
Book Id: 14690