Building by the Book: Pattern Book Architecture in New Jersey.

New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Univ Press, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo, pp. 260, index, bibliography. Profusely illustrated with drawings, diagrams & b/w photos. Very Good in Very Good DJ. Item #19404
ISBN: 0813518482

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."

Price: $25.00