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[American]. Wheeler, Gervase.

Homes for the People in Suburb and Country; The Villa, the Mansion, and the Cottage adapted to American climate and wants with examples showing how to alter and remodel old buildings.

Charles Scribner New York 1855 12 mo (5 1/2 X 8), pp. x, 443, illustrated w/drawings, frontspiece, Hitchcock 1367. One of the earliest books to describe baloon framing. The author emigrated to America from England in the 1840s and became one of the originators of the Stick style.
As nice a copy of this scarce and important title as we've ever offered. From the reference library of Old House Journal Magazine.


Edition: First edition (third thousand)
Binding: Original Brown Embossed Cloth
Condition: Very Good; Foxing on plates and facing pages, one signature loos
Book Id: 11701

Price: $200.00

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