The octagon house: a home for all

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Dover Publications, 1973 - Architecture - 192 pages
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Reprints the mid-nineteenth-century work that extolled the merits of and provided advice on constructing an octagonally-shaped house

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I can't imagine building a house based solely on this book but many people did. Between 1848 when the first edition of this book was published and the Civil War, many octagon houses were built. Orson ... Read full review

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This is a reprint of the 1853 book: A Home for All, or The Gravel Wall and Octagon Mode of Building. The style was quite popular in the early to mid 1800s. The book consists chiefly of various ... Read full review

Contents

SECTION I
7
THE GRAVELWALL PLAN
16
SECTION III
36
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