Homes for the People in Suburb and Country; The Villa, the Mansion, and the Cottage adapted to American climate and wants with examples showing how to alter and remodel old buildings. American, Gervase Wheeler.

Homes for the People in Suburb and Country; The Villa, the Mansion, and the Cottage adapted to American climate and wants with examples showing how to alter and remodel old buildings.

New York: Charles Scribner, 1855. First edition (third thousand). Original Brown Embossed Cloth. 12 mo (5 1/2 X 8), pp. x, 443, illustrated w/drawings, frontspiece, Hitchcock 1367. One of the earliest books to describe baloon framing. The author emigrated to America from England in the 1840s and became one of the originators of the Stick style. Fair, cover worn on edges, missing page 265, backstrip torn. Item #2285

Price: $200.00

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