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The Resource A field guide to American houses : the definitive guide to identifying and understanding America's domestic architecture, Virginia Savage McAlester ; with drawings by Suzanne Patton Matty and photographs by Steve Clicque ; revised and expanded from the original edition written by Virginia and Lee McAlester ; with drawings by Lauren Jarrett and model house drawings by Juan Rodriguez-Arnaiz

A field guide to American houses : the definitive guide to identifying and understanding America's domestic architecture, Virginia Savage McAlester ; with drawings by Suzanne Patton Matty and photographs by Steve Clicque ; revised and expanded from the original edition written by Virginia and Lee McAlester ; with drawings by Lauren Jarrett and model house drawings by Juan Rodriguez-Arnaiz

Label
A field guide to American houses : the definitive guide to identifying and understanding America's domestic architecture
Title
A field guide to American houses
Title remainder
the definitive guide to identifying and understanding America's domestic architecture
Statement of responsibility
Virginia Savage McAlester ; with drawings by Suzanne Patton Matty and photographs by Steve Clicque ; revised and expanded from the original edition written by Virginia and Lee McAlester ; with drawings by Lauren Jarrett and model house drawings by Juan Rodriguez-Arnaiz
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive guide to domestic architecture. Focusing on dwellings in urban and suburban neighborhoods and rural locations all across the continental United States, this guide provides in-depth information on the essentials, with facts and frames of reference that will enable you to look in a fresh way at the houses around you
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McAlester, Virginia
Dewey number
728.0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA7205
LC item number
.M35 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McAlester, A. Lee
  • Jarrett, Lauren
  • Rodriguez-Arnaiz, Juan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • United States
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • United States
Label
A field guide to American houses : the definitive guide to identifying and understanding America's domestic architecture, Virginia Savage McAlester ; with drawings by Suzanne Patton Matty and photographs by Steve Clicque ; revised and expanded from the original edition written by Virginia and Lee McAlester ; with drawings by Lauren Jarrett and model house drawings by Juan Rodriguez-Arnaiz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First edition published June 12, 1984."--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 791-814) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Looking at American houses -- Folk houses -- Colonial houses (1600-1820) -- Romantic houses (1820-1880) -- Victorian houses (1860-1900) -- Eclectic houses (1880-1940) -- English and Anglo-American period houses -- French period houses -- Mediterranean and Spanish period houses -- Modern houses (1900-present) -- Early modern -- Bankers modern -- Mainstream modern -- Styled houses since 1935
Control code
ocn842350851
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
Revised and expanded edition/second edition.
Extent
xxv, 848 pages
Isbn
9781400043590
Lccn
2013018432
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)842350851
  • (Sirsi) a1756324
Label
A field guide to American houses : the definitive guide to identifying and understanding America's domestic architecture, Virginia Savage McAlester ; with drawings by Suzanne Patton Matty and photographs by Steve Clicque ; revised and expanded from the original edition written by Virginia and Lee McAlester ; with drawings by Lauren Jarrett and model house drawings by Juan Rodriguez-Arnaiz
Publication
Note
"First edition published June 12, 1984."--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 791-814) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Looking at American houses -- Folk houses -- Colonial houses (1600-1820) -- Romantic houses (1820-1880) -- Victorian houses (1860-1900) -- Eclectic houses (1880-1940) -- English and Anglo-American period houses -- French period houses -- Mediterranean and Spanish period houses -- Modern houses (1900-present) -- Early modern -- Bankers modern -- Mainstream modern -- Styled houses since 1935
Control code
ocn842350851
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
Revised and expanded edition/second edition.
Extent
xxv, 848 pages
Isbn
9781400043590
Lccn
2013018432
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)842350851
  • (Sirsi) a1756324

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