(E–pub) Field Guide to New England Barns and Farm Buildings (Library of New England) by Thomas Visser


Field Guide to New England Barns and Farm Buildings (Library of New England)

Thomas Visser ↠ 6 SUMMARY

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At the barn looked like and how it functioned when it was first built This book New England Barns and Farm Buildings is by far the most informative and useful book I Barns and Farm Buildings is by far the most informative and useful book I read on the subject The author has beautifully described the lineage of different types of barns from their original intended use down through the years of farming innovation and inevitable change Thank you Mr Visser you have written a very useful important history of New England inevitable change Thank you Mr Visser have written a very useful and important history of New England and Farm Buildings It wasn t what I thought it would be. The uintessential New England barn photogenic full of character and framed by flaming autumn foliage is an endangered species Of some 30000 barns in Vermont alone nearly a thousand a year are lost to fire collapse or bulldozers Thomas Durant Visser's field guide to the barns silos sugar houses granaries tobacco barns and potato houses of New England is an attempt to document not ust their structure but their traditions and innovations before the surviving architectural evidence of this rich rural heritage is lost forever A recognized authority on historic barn preservation Visser has combed the six state region for representative barns and outbuildings and 200 of his photographs are reproduced here The text which includes accounts from 18th and 19th century observers describes key architectural characteristics historic uses and geographic distribution as well as specific features like timbers and frames sheathings doors and cupolas From English barns to bank barns from ice houses to outhouses these irreplaceable assets Visser writes linger as vulnerable survivors of the past Yet before these buildings vanish each has a story to tell Travelers residents and scholars alike will find Visser's text invaluable in uncovering understanding and appreciating the stories inherent in these dwindling cultural artifacts. Ns and excellent photographic details Highly recommend I have many many building books and if they all were setup like recommend I have many many building books and if they all were setup like one I d have not needed to buy as many We bought this as a christmas gift for a neighbor and he is thoroughly impressed with it A very informative read according to him he is thrilled with it I was also really pleased with how uickly the book arrived in time for Christmas Great book Great book store I own a very old barn in RI and have been researching its history trying to understand wh. The uintessential New England barn photogenic full of character and framed by flaming autumn foliage is an endangered species Of some 30000 barns in Vermont alone nearly a thousand a year are lost to fire collapse or bulldozers Thomas Durant Visser's field guide to the barns silos sugar houses granaries tobacco barns and potato houses of New England is an attempt to document not ust their structure but their traditions and Innovations Before The Surviving Architectural Evidence Of This Rich Rural before the surviving architectural evidence of this rich rural is lost forever A recognized authority on historic barn preservation Visser has combed the six state region for representative barns and outbuildings and 200 of his photographs are reproduced here The text which includes accounts from 18th and 19th century observers describes key architectural characteristics historic uses and geographic distribution as well as specific features like timbers and frames sheathings doors and cupolas From English barns to bank barns from ice houses to outhouses these irreplaceable assets Visser writes linger as vulnerable survivors of the past Yet before these buildings vanish each has a story to tell Travelers residents and scholars alike will find Visser's text invaluable in uncovering understanding and appreciating the stories inherent in these dwindling cultural artifacts. This is the definitive book on barns The author has thoroughly researched and documented use construction types and all other key aspects of the New England Barn Outlined with clear detail Dr Visser takes explains use of the barns how to understand all types of barns and the evolution of the barn Easy to read good pictures the book allows you to understand and date the New England barn Scholarly book not ust a picture book I can t recommend this book enough exceptional barn book with working drawings locatio. The uintessential New England barn photogenic full of character And Framed By Flaming framed By Flaming Foliage Is An Endangered Species flaming foliage is an endangered species some 30000 barns in Vermont alone nearly a thousand a year are lost to fire collapse or bulldozers Thomas Durant Visser's field guide to the barns silos sugar houses granaries tobacco barns and potato houses of New England is an attempt to document not ust their structure but their traditions and innovations before the surviving architectural evidence of this rich rural heritage is lost forever A recognized authority on historic barn preservation Visser has combed the six state region for representative barns and outbuildings and 200 of his photographs are reproduced here The text which includes accounts from 18th and 19th century observers describes key architectural characteristics historic uses and geographic distribution as well as specific features like timbers and frames sheathings doors and cupolas From English barns to bank barns features like timbers and frames sheathings doors and cupolas From English barns to bank barns ice houses to outhouses these irreplaceable assets Visser writes linger as vulnerable survivors of the past Yet before these buildings vanish each has a story to tell Travelers residents and scholars alike will find Visser's text invaluable in uncovering understanding and appreciating the stories inherent in these dwindling cultural artifacts.

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