Village and Country Residences: And How to Build Them
Floor plans are included for 40 individual designs for the perfect home, in city or farm. Written by an architect at the turn of the century, this book reflects the attention to detail and pride in construction of an era when homes were built to last.
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A COTTAGE COSTING 250
DESIGN NO V
A HOUSE COSTING 700
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9 feet adapted adjoins arranged attic balusters bath-room bay-window beams bedroom black walnut brown mortar building bunches shingles Carpenter's labor cartage cellar windows CHAMBER chimney-breast chimneys coats of brown cold and hot complete constructed convenient cornice materials described for Design dining-room dormer windows double doors elevated estimate exterior feet high flue foot foundation frame frame-work furnished and laid girder girt good-sized gutters hard brick hemlock boards Hight of ceiling HOUSE COSTING inches thick interior joist kitchen lath lath and plastering liberal suite lobby main house main stairs marble mantles marble shelves nails painting pantry parlor piazza pine pipes placed plain windows plates plumbing porch posts principal rooms purlins rabbeted rafters sash Second Story shingling-lath side sills sink slate stairway stone steps stoop stucco tarred paper timber tion tongued and grooved Total cost trusses ventilation verandas wall-strips walls wash-tubs wing yards excavation yards plastering