Downing, Antoinette F., & Scully, Vincent J., jr
The architectural heritage of Newport Rhode Island 1640-1915. Second edition – revised.
New York, Clarkson N.Potter Inc 1967.
Price: £75 [convert currency]
4to. xvi + 526pp, many photo ills on 230 plates. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Jill Allibone’s copy.
First published in 1952, this was the book which first gave currency to the terms “Stick Style” and “Shingle Style”, coined by Scully to describe successive phases of mid-nineteenth century domestic architecture in the USA. It remains a classic of American architectural history.