The Ultimate Book of Historic Barns by Robin Langley Sommer

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The contemporary reawakening of interest in the historic folk buildings of North America has made us see old barns with new eyes, even as many of these simple, dignified structures vanish from the landscape. With spectacular full-color photographs, The Ultimate Book of Historic Barns is a fascinating pictorial essay into the history, geography, symbolism, ethnic roots, design and technology, and lore and legend of these vernacular buildings - - the focal point of the family farm when agriculture was a way of life for most people.

About Robin Langley Sommer

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Sommer has been a writer and editor specializing in history and the arts for more than fifteen years.
Published January 1, 2000 by Prospero Books. 256 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction