Elements of Style: An Encyclopedia of Domestic Architectural Detail 4th ed. Stephen Calloway.

Elements of Style: An Encyclopedia of Domestic Architectural Detail 4th ed.

Firefly Books, 05/31/2012. Item #25556
ISBN: 9781770850866


From the Publisher:



"The Elements of Style" is the most comprehensive visual survey, period by period, feature by feature, of the key styles in American and British domestic architecture from the Tudor period to present day. A valuable reference guide, the book is designed for owners of period houses, restorers, architects, interior designers and all those interested in our architectural heritage. This revised edition includes a fully updated chapter covering the Contemporary era (1975--present) and a new list of suppliers and resources.



More than 3,000 analytical drawings and historical engravings, 500 color and 1,000 black-and-white photographs provide a clearly presented guide to the features appropriate for every part of a building. Major components, such as doors, windows, walls, floors, ceilings and staircases, the small but important embellishments, such as molding and door hardware, and permanent or semi-permanent fixtures, such as lighting and wallcoverings, populate this wide-ranging encyclopedic resource.



592 pages, hardcover. Firefly Books (November 2012)



From Builders Booksource:



We have sold this book for many years. Well worth the serious price for anyone with an interest in historic architecture and interiors.-george

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Price: $85.00

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