Old American Houses 1700-1850; How to Restore, Remodel and Reproduce Them

New York: Bonanza Books, 1957. First edition. Original Cloth. Small quarto, pp. 190, indexed, illustrated with over 200 b/w drawings and photographs. Near Fine in Fine DJ. Item #21805

This book deals thoroughly with all phases of old house restoration, remodeling, and reproduction - with basic origins and architectural features in one volume. It is full of valuable facts and details, and is fully illustrated with photographs and drawings by the authors. It presents the history and origin of the small Colonial and post-Colonial house in America as a help to understanding their design and construction. A notable feature of the book is its coverage of masonry houses such as those of Pennsylvania, the Hudson Valley, and the South.

Price: $25.00