Herbert Gottfried is a professor emeritus at Cornell University and lives in Ithaca, New York. Jan Jennings is a professor at Cornell University and lives in Ithaca, New York.
"The present book draws...two earlier works together, but in a way that is far more than simply the interleaving of separate sections. The new work is more of a discursive and critical study, even more liberally illustrated..." -- Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review "This book is an excellent resource for anyone who wishes to learn more about American vernacular architecture in general or for anyone trying to place a house or its design into a larger context." -- Journal of the Society for Industrial Archeology