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10 edition of The American barn found in the catalog.

The American barn

by Randy Leffingwell

  • 11 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Motorbooks International in Osceola, WI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Barns -- United States.,
    • Vernacular architecture -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementRandy Leffingwell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA8230 .L45 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1011767M
      ISBN 100760301093
      LC Control Number96052378

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This paperback reissue of Randy Leffingwell's popular The American Barn presents a colorful look at this classic American structure and its evolution through the years.

Readers will travel from the East Coast to the American West, from the s to modern times, and will relish the stunning photography that depicts everything the stone barns of.

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The American barn. [Randy Leffingwell] -- A guide to the best barns in the United States and Canada. It follows a route from east to west across North America, examining barns in every shape, size, color, and configuration.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index.

Description: pages: illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm. Contents: Timelessly, a barn is still raised in a day: an Amish barn raising --The English barn in America: old world styles yield to change --Dutch, German, and Swiss heritage: new materials for old designs --The shape of innovation: from George.