The Fairbanks House: A History of the Oldest Timber-Frame Building in New England 2nd ed.
Author: Abbott Lowell Cummings
The Fairbanks House is the oldest surviving timber frame house in New England - the best example of seventeenth century architecture still standing. Located in Dedham, Massachusetts, the house was built for Jonathan and Grace Fairebanke and their family in 1636 and remains in the family today. This book is a fascinating detailed architectural history written by a highly respected authority in the field.