Bricks and Brownstone : The New York House, 1783-1929, a Guide to Architectural Styles and Interior Decoration for Period Restoration

By: Lockwood, Charles; Illustrated by Robert Mayer

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262 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, stiff tan covers, [xxvi] + 262 pages, index, bibliography, over 135 b/w illustrations including small maps, line diagrams, and high-quality photos of interiors, exteriors, architectural ornaments, historical views, modern views, floorplans, etc, many full page, all with detailed captions. ; Intro by James Biddle. Photos by Robert Mayer and others. Even if you are not restoring a New York brownstone (townhouse or rowhouse) you will be fascinated by this book: every major period from Federal Style to Colonial Revival, every major feature from doorways to fireplaces, with tons of history and examples. ; Spine faded but quite readable. Exterior shows light to moderate edgewear, mainly at tips. Small spot to last two leaves, not affecting any text, otherwise tinterior clean. Binding tight and square.

Title: Bricks and Brownstone : The New York House, 1783-1929, a Guide to Architectural Styles and Interior Decoration for Period Restoration

Author Name: Lockwood, Charles; Illustrated by Robert Mayer

Categories: Architecture,

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 1972

ISBN Number: 0896592286

ISBN Number 13: 9780896592285

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 20904

Keywords: Townhouses ; Rowhouses ; Brownstones ; Architecture ; Renovation ; Reconstruction ; Restoration ; Brooklyn ; New York City ;,