Des Moines, IA: Meredith Publishing Co., 1939. First edition. Decorated Stock Wraps, blue. Quarto, pp 206, illustrated with b/w photographs and floor plans. Very Good. Item #20033
A selection of 100 homes are pictured and described with floor plans, with articles on topics of interest to homeowners, such as water proofing, crack proofing, painting, wiring, insulating, heating, plumbing, paneling, and many more. A comprehensive digest of all the knowledge essential for someone in building or buying a new home, plus ideas and examples, in pictures and in text, of what other new-home builders have done and are doing.