The Early Architecture Of Western Pennsylvania

The Early Architecture Of Western Pennsylvania

by Charles Morse Stotz, American Institute of Architects
     
 

The new edition of this long unavailable classic features an extensive analytical introduction by the noted architectural historian Dell Upton.  Containing 416 black-and-white photographs, 81 measured drawings and an extensive text, this volume presents a splendid array of the early dwellings, barns, and other outbuildings, churches, arsenals, banks, inns,

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The new edition of this long unavailable classic features an extensive analytical introduction by the noted architectural historian Dell Upton.  Containing 416 black-and-white photographs, 81 measured drawings and an extensive text, this volume presents a splendid array of the early dwellings, barns, and other outbuildings, churches, arsenals, banks, inns, commercial buildings, tollhouses, mills, and even tombstones of western Pennsylvania.

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A reissue of a work originally published in 1936; this edition is based on a 1966 edition and includes an extensive and analytical new introduction by architectural historian Dell Upton. The subtitle is as follows: A Record of Building Before 1860, Based Upon the Western Pennsylvania Architectural Survey, A Project of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, With an Introduction by Fiske Kimball. Resulting from a four-year project, Stotz's book provides definitive description and analysis of structures from log houses through colonial and Georgian structures to the pre-Civil War Gothic revival. The numerous b&w photographic prints were made from original negatives. 9.75x13.5" Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822937876
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date:
11/16/1995
Edition description:
1
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
10.25(w) x 13.50(h) x 1.20(d)

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