Modern Architectural Designs and Details; containing eighty finely lithographed plates, showing new and original designs in the Queen Anne, Eastlake, Elizabethan, and other modernized styles, giving perspective views, floor and framing plans, elevations, sections, and a great variety of miscellaneous exterior and interior details of dwellings of moderate cost. Also, a number of designs of low priced cottages in the various popular styles, adapted to the requirements of seaside and summer resorts, and suburban and country places. Also, several designs for modern store and office fronts, counters, shelving, etc., etc., comprising original drawings by a number of prominent architects of different localities, prepared expressly for this work
New York: William T. Comstock, 1881. First edition. Decorated embossed cloth over boards. Folio, 80 full-page plates plus 10 pages of advertising and color paint chart. Preface and table of contents in both English and German. One plate has a small closed tear, and another has a missing corner, which does not affect the illustration. Good; covers detached but present. Item #19726
A beautiful snapshot of Victorian architectural details at the height of its popularity, by this important architectural designer and publisher. From the library of author Daniel D. Reiff.