ARCHITECTURAL BOOKS IN EARLY AMERICA, ARCHITECTURAL TREATISES AND BUILDING HANDBOOKS IN AMERICAN LIBRARIES AND BOOKSTORES THROUGH 1800. Janice G. Schimmelman.

ARCHITECTURAL BOOKS IN EARLY AMERICA, ARCHITECTURAL TREATISES AND BUILDING HANDBOOKS IN AMERICAN LIBRARIES AND BOOKSTORES THROUGH 1800.

(Architecture).
  • New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 1999.
  • 8vo.
  • cloth, dust jacket.
  • ix, 221 pages.
  • ISBN: 188471899X
  • ISBN: 9781884718991

Price: $40.00  other currencies

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First edition. This annotated bibliography describes 147 architectural treatises and building handbooks that were available in American libraries and bookstores prior to 1800. The books listed were highly influential in colonial America. Originally published as part of the PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY in 1985, this revised and expanded edition is the first hardcover edition. ARCHITECTURAL BOOKS IN EARLY AMERICA is an essential and valuable tool for collectors and students of early American architecture.