Maine is dotted with charming old octagonal houses built because of the concepts and persuasions of one man, Orson Fowler, who was far ahead of his time. Dover re-printed Fowler’s influential book -----------several years ago. Author Carol-Lynne Rössel Waugh describes the history, architecture and settings of the houses. Illustrations by-Patrick H. Higgins. Bound in dark gray leather, stamped in silver. Blue and white marbled end sheets. 15/16" tall, 64 pages. $30.00.