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Architecture and Rural Life in Central Delaware, 1700–1900

By: Herman, Bernard L.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: University of Tennessee Press: 1987, 2000

Seller ID: 496328

ISBN: 0870496328

Condition: 296 pages, Illustrations, paperback / softcover, University of Tennessee Press


About AuthorBernard L. Herman teaches at the University of Delaware, where is a professor of art history and senior research fellow at the Center for Historic Architecture and Design. Among his many publications are Everyday Architecture of the Mid-Atlantic: Looking at Buildings and Landscapes (co-author with Gabrielle M. Lanier) and Historical Architectural and the Study of American Culture (co-editor with Lu Ann De Cunzo).Reviews&#... View more info

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The Tools that Built America

By: Alex W. Bealer

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 437531

ISBN: 0486437531

Condition: 224 pages, 6 x 9, paperback, Dover Publications


Great appeal for woodworkers at all levels of expertiseOver 200 drawings and photographs of early hand toolsMust reading for lovers of antique tools and enthusiasts of AmericanaThis is the fascinating story of early American woodworking, as told by a master craftsman. Author Alex Bealer enthusiastically describes and clearly illustrates a wide array of implements used by frontiersmen, among them various kinds of axes, saws, planes, hammers, and the adze. Such... View more info

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Houses and Homes: Exploring Their History

By: Barbara Howe, (West Virginia University), Dolores Fleming, (West Virginia University), Emory Kemp, (West Virginia University), and Ruth Ann Overbeck

Price: $24.95

Publisher: AltaMira Press: February 1987

Seller ID: 989293

ISBN: 0-7619-8929-3

Condition: 168 pages, paperback, AltaMira Press


This volume in the Nearby History series helps the reader document the history of a home. The reader will learn to examine written records, oral testimonies, visual sources, and the house's surroundings. The author covers American housing patterns, the individual characteristics of houses in different regions, construction techniques and materials, household technology, and family life styles.Houses and Homes is Volume 2 in The Nearby History Series. View more info

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Invitation to Vernacular Architecture: A Guide to the Study of Ordinary Buildings and Landscapes

By: Thomas Carter and Elizabeth Collins Cromley

Price: $27.95

Publisher: University of Tennessee Press: 2005

Seller ID: 333316

ISBN: 1572333316

Condition: 152 pages, paperback / softcover, University of Tennessee Press


152 pages, paperback / softcover, University of Tennessee Press View more info