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Printing Technology and the Role of Illustration

America's Introduction to Aesthetics


Architectural Pattern Books

Architectural Advice Books: The A.J.s

Architectural Advice Books: Other Writers

Art Instruction and Leisure Pursuit Manuals

Exposition Catalogs


Further Information

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Select Bibliography

American Cornucopia: Treasures of the Winterthur Library. Katharine Martinez, ed. Winterthur, DE: The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1990.

The Art of the Book From Medieval Manuscript to Graphic Novel. James Bettley, ed. London: V&A Publications, dist. by Harry Abrams, 2001.

Blumenthal, Joseph. The Printed Book in America. Hanover, NH: University of New England, 1977.

Handlin, David P. The American Home, Architecture and Society, 1815-1915. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1979.

Harthan, John. The History of the Illustrated Book, The Western Tradition. London: Thames and Hudson, 1981.

Hitchcock, Henry-Russell. American Architectural Books: A List of Books, Portfolios, and Pamphlets on Architecture and Related Subjects Published in America Before 1895.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1962.

John Claudius Loudon and the Early Nineteenth Century in Great Britain. Elisabeth MacDougall, ed. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks, 1980.

Johnson, Kathleen Eagen and Timothy Steinhoff. Art of the Landscape: Sunnyside, Montgomery Place and Romanticism. Tarrytown, NY: Historic Hudson Valley, 1997.

Lehmann-Haupt, Hellmut in collaboration with Ruth Shepherd Granniss and Lawrence C. Wroth. The Book in America: A History of the Making, the Selling, and the Collecting of Books in the United States. New York: R.R. Bowker Company, 1939.

Leighton, Ann. American Gardens of the Nineteenth Century, “For Comfort and Affluence.” Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts, 1987.

Mayor, A. Hyatt. Prints & People: A Social History of Prints and People. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, dist. by New York Graphic Society, 1971.

O’Neal, William B. “Pattern Books in American Architecture, 1730-1930,” Building By the Book 1, Mario di Valmarana, ed. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia for The Center for Palladian Studies in America, 1984, 47-74.

Schuyler, David. Apostle of Taste, Andrew Jackson Downing, 1815-1852. Baltimore: John Hopkins University, 1996.

Sweeting, Adam. Reading Houses and Building Books: Andrew Jackson Downing and The Architecture of Popular Literature, 1835-1855. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1996.

Tebbel, John. A History of Book Publishing in the United States, volume I, The Creation of an Industry, 1630-1865. New York and London, R.R. Bowker, 1972.

Van Dyk, Stephen H. Rare Books. London: Scala Publishers with Cooper- Hewitt, National Design Museum and Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Smithsonian Institution, 2001.

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