By Frank Cousins
Focusing on such significant kinds because the gable and peaked-roof residence, the lean-to apartment, the gambrel-roof condo, and the sq. three-story apartment, this quantity positive aspects precise descriptions of over a hundred constructions: the well-known apartment of 7 Gables, the Governor Bradstreet Mansion, the Witch condominium, Nathaniel Hawthorne's Birthplace, meeting corridor, the outdated Courthouse, the previous South Church, the Salem customized condominium, and diverse others. The textual content is stronger by way of greater than 250 infrequent illustrations of the construction below dialogue, in addition to information of doors and mantels, moldings, wainscoting, home windows, stairways, and different features.
Brimming with informative and well-illustrated descriptions of vintage early New England structure, this hugely readable quantity is a useful and inspirational sourcebook for architects and residential developers. additionally, its colourful anecdotes referring to colonial Salem and its citizens supply attention-grabbing fare for historians and different readers.
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