Cambridge: MIT Press, 1986. First trade edition. Original Cloth. 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. Very Good in Very Good (Non-Price-Clipped) DJ. Item #13277
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.