New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. First edition. Original Blue Cloth. Octavo, pp. vi, 269, illustrated w/ drawings by the author. Very Good, back cracked hinge. Item #20426
A wonderful period piece of the building industry in residential building in 1923. Very trades-oriented, with wonderful visuals of the building process in a much more hands-on age. This book shows a building process more closely related to the nineteenth century than to the twentieth. A simple and useful source of information on the methods of building small American homes, for anyone planning to build.