The Art of A Working Building

Book - 1992
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A magnificant book of full-color photographs and text show the history, architecture, and beauty of the barn. BARN is a celebration of an ancient symbol of shelter and harvest, with more than two hundred full-color photographs and an informed text by two expert practitioners of the art and craft of barn restoration.

Baker & Taylor
A tribute to the functional beauty of barns discusses the origins of the European barn and looks at various styles and structural dimensions

Book News
A celebration of a simple form wedded to the tilling of the land the barn as history, as architecture, as heritage with some 200 lovely color photographs (a number of them double-page, i.e., 18x12") and an informed text by two expert practitioners of the art and craft of barn restoration. A beautiful production by renowned book designer David Larkin. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

& Taylor

Photographs and an informative text explore the barn's history from medieval England to modern New England, materials and architectural nomenclature, and its role in the cultural heritage of traditional communities. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1992.
ISBN: 9780395573723
Characteristics: 254, [2] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Additional Contributors: Larkin, David 1936-
Greenwood, Alexander


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