The Book of Houses. Pattern Book, John P. Dean, Simon Breines.

The Book of Houses.

New York: Crown Publishers, 1946. First edition. Cloth over boards. Quarto, pp 143. with 150 b/w photographs and 100 plans, as well as many other illustrations. Signed by a previous owner inside front cover. Very Good. Item #19387

This book goes beyond a typical pattern book, and also includes articles on estimating costs, making the most of your lot, remodeling, prefabrication, and many more. A wonderful snapshot of post-WWII architectural style and interior design. From the collection of author Daniel D. Reiff.

Price: $50.00