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The American Builder's Companion
A reprint of the sixth (1827) edition with 70 plates

Asher Benjamin

The most widely used early 19th century architectural style and source book, this work ranges from the Colonial up into the Greek Revival periods. Benjamin covers the extensive development of carpentry and construction techniques, as well as the evolution of the designs for domestic and public buildings. Excellent resource for historians, architects, restorers. Over 375 figures.


 114 pages, Paperback, B&W, 8" x 10", 2009
Order Number: VAP353...........$18.95

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