New York: McGraw-Hill Companies, 1977. First edition. Cloth over Boards. Small quarto, pp. 581, illustrated with over 2000 b/w line drawings. Very Good in Good Dust Jacket. Item #20241
This fascinating reference offers a unique tour through the entire history of architecture. It contains clear, concise definitions of over 5,000 terms encountered in historic architecture. Subjects are treated in extensive detail. Topics have been culled from virtually all periods and cultures and contain definitions of virtually every term ever likely to be encountered in the study of historic architecture. From the Old House Journal Reference Library.