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The Elements of Style: A Practical Encyclopedia of Interior Architectural Details from 1485 to the Present Hardcover – March 4, 1997
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the book is stunning. the pictures are inspiring. the information is rich. it covers a lot of time
now i want a book just as thick for each of the particular styles that are covered so i can actually learn and delve.
still, its a great start.
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An amazing encyclopedia of the various architectural styles, covering each period with just enough detail to support creative thinking and not stifle it.Published 3 months ago by Daytonville
As a working blacksmith, anything that saves design time and allows me to continue moving hot iron is a good thing. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Swamp Yankee Forge
The drawings and photographs are simply gorgeous, and unlike other such references, they are not crammed together on a page. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Clare Palmieri
I was disappointed to find the book with a torn dust cover that had been taped, and an inkling of water damage to the pages. This book was clearly not new. Read morePublished on March 4, 2013 by Heather Kurtzer
This is one of the best books - ever - on architecture and period style/design - a must have for any restoration work. I've also used it to date period/antique pieces.Published on June 9, 2011 by LL