The Architecture of Country Houses; Including Designs for Cottages, Farm Houses, and Villas. Part I. Cheap Cottages And Farm-Houses, Adapted To The United States
by Downing, A.J.
NY: D. Appleton & Co, 1851. Hardcover. Orig. green publisher's cloth decorated in blind. Very good.. 253 pages. 24 x 14 cm. Tinted illustrations, many are full page plates with plans to scale. KARPEL B223. "One of the most important and influential mid-nineteenth-century house pattern books, including designs for cottages, farm houses, and villas with remarks on interiors, furniture, and the best mode of warming and ventilating." HITCHCOCK 330. Owner inscription free front endpaper, interior contents clean, extremity wear and some cover fading. (Inventory #: 8735)
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