Item #22402 The Small Country Place. Building as Envelope, Samuel T. Maynard.

The Small Country Place.

Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1908. First edition. Decorated Cloth over Boards. Octavo, pp. 320, indexed, illustrated with 100 b/w photographs. Decorative endpapers. Very Good. Item #22402

This book lays out the advantages of living in the country, encouraging the reader to pursue farming and gardening for pleasure or as a business. Chapters on selecting a property; remodelling and improving old buildings; building new houses; decorating the home grounds; the lawn and flower garden; the family garden; fruit growing; market gardening; poultry keeping; dairying; beekeeping; and much more. Scarce; this is the first time we've had this title for sale.

Price: $50.00