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    Richard Upjohn. Upjohn's Rural Architecture. Designs, Working Drawings and Specifications for a Wooden Church and other Rural Structures. New York: George P. Putnam, 1852. First edition. Oblong quarto. [4], 4, [12 plates], 3, [1], [5 plates], 3, [1], [4 plates], 3, [1], [5 plates] pages. In sections with descriptions and designs for four projects, a wooden church, wooden chapel, wooden school house, and parsonage. Original cloth binding with titles at front in gilt. Front board detached; some staining, edgewear and rubbing throughout; adhesive residue from tape at spine. Griswold College bookplate at front pastedown; various notations to front free endpaper. Pages mildly toned; some foxing to plates. Good.

    Examples of low-cost projects for emerging communities in the expanding United States, designed by the prominent American architect most famous for his gothic revival churches.

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