Dutch Vernacular Architecture in North America, 1640-1830
by John R. Stevens. 2005
"Dutch Vernacular Architecture in North America,1640-1830 is a significant and important contribution to architectural history and our understanding of the early Dutch settlers. It will be invaluable to those
interested in Dutch-American architecture, buildings, and culture. Moreover, it is an indispensable guide to those restoring early Dutch houses."
Dr. Natalie Naylor, Professor Emerita, Hofstra University
Dutch Vernacular Architecture in North America, 1640-1830 by John R. Stevens is a comprehensive record of buildings constructed by the Dutch in America. Most of the buildings discussed were measured, drawn and photographed by the author. The book contains information that is presently available in no other source. With this rich publication, the author has solidified his reputation as the premier expert on Dutch architecture in early America. Houses, barns and mills are documented in 449 pages, including 132 plates of drawings of building plans and elevations, construction features, details of doors, windows, stairs, fireplaces, moldings; 276 illustrations and four maps. 9” x 12”.