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The Monograph Series, Records of Early American Architecture Volume 1-3 (Paperback) Loot Price: R476
Discovery Miles 4 760
The Monograph Series, Records of Early American Architecture Volume 1-3 (Paperback): Anonymous

The Monograph Series, Records of Early American Architecture Volume 1-3 (Paperback)


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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...in feeling for the prescribed cost. The plan is very livable but not as thoughtful and as well arranged as the first prize. The porch and balcony arrangement is admirable. It is to be regretted that the author took two corners on the second floor for maid's room and one for closet. The matter of opening study into porch is optional and has advantages and faults either way, equally true of opening bed room over study on to balcony. There is no entrance to attic. Third Prize. This house has a very charming exterior of good wood design. The street elevation is much more interesting, however, than the garden elevation and the house takes up too much width of the lot. The garage is also placed too near the property line. The plan is well arranged on the first floor but noticeably lacking of cross draft in bedrooms on the second floor. Only two of the master's bedrooms face to the south, and only one of these has two exposures. Making a passage of the child's room from the maid's room to front hall is questionable. No means of getting to the attic, where much storage space is available, has been provided. Fourth Prize. The exterior of the house shows a marked appreciation of good wood detail, and is altogether very finely done. The position on the lot may be criticized as it forces the garage to the front. The garage is not successfully placed in relation to the house, and in design is ordinary and far below the standard of the house. The sloping roof to the south, although charming exteriorly, was done at the expense of the bedrooms. The plan of the first floor is good, --the wide opposite openings from hall into dining-room and living-room are, however, noticeably bad features, spoiling the privacy of a good room. The second floor suffered by...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Anonymous
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 58
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-27289-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-27289-X
Barcode: 9781234272890

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