Convenient Houses With Fifty Plans For The Housekeeper. Louis H. Gibson.

Convenient Houses With Fifty Plans For The Housekeeper

NY: Thomas Y.Crowell, 1889. First edition. Hardcover. 321 pages. 23 x 18 cm. Thirty-one wood engraved illustrations and six photographs. Index. HITCHCOCK 505. KARPEL B258. "In contrast to the purely architectural pattern book, this `is intended to deal with houses in a housekeeping spirit,' in terms of convenience, stability, and beauty of surroundings. It provides an insight into architectural `functionalism' long before this became the predominant fashion in the early twentieth century." Interior contents, fresh and clean, backstrip nicked head and foot, small owner inscription free front endpaper. Orig. green cloth, front cover decorated and lettered in gilt. Near fine. Item #11517

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