London: Country Life Library, nd c. 1915. First edition. Cloth over Boards. Quarto, pp. 212, indexed, illustrated with b/w photographs. Publisher's catalog bound in. Previous owner signed the front end paper in pencil in 1915. Very Good. Item #19700
Contributions from 23 writers approaching all questions relating to the house and its equipment, aiming to enlarge the interest in the practical equipment and decorative amenities of the home.The first section deals with treatment of various rooms and the different means of beautifying them by plaster work, paneling, and furniture. The next section is devoted to practical questions about topics such as drainage, utilities, lightning conductors, and dry rot. The third section deals with the garden, including plantings, statuary, iron gates and railings, tennis courts, and more.