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