Open House in New England by Samuel Chamberlain with 280 photographs. Hard cover with grey cloth spine and red cloth boards. 252 pages plus a two page guide map at rear.
The story of early New England can be told eloquently in its old houses. 280 (black & white) photos have been selected and arranged chronologically to illustrate the architectural sequence of these venerable landmarks. Every house is open to the public at certain times of the year Carefully compressed captions and an introductory text amplify the photos and the dual themes of architecture and history are covered.
Condition: Fine++! Previous owner’s book plate on front pastedown and his stamp on the bottom edge are the only indications that it was ever read before.
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