By Frank Cousins
Focusing on such significant types because the gable and peaked-roof residence, the lean-to residence, the gambrel-roof condo, and the sq. three-story apartment, this quantity gains special descriptions of over a hundred constructions: the well-known condo of 7 Gables, the Governor Bradstreet Mansion, the Witch residence, Nathaniel Hawthorne's Birthplace, meeting corridor, the outdated Courthouse, the previous South Church, the Salem customized condo, and diverse others. The textual content is stronger by way of greater than 250 infrequent illustrations of the development lower than dialogue, in addition to info 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. furthermore, its colourful anecdotes pertaining to colonial Salem and its citizens supply interesting fare for historians and different readers.