This is a facsimile reprint of New York architect Hussey's 1875 book originally titled "Home Building. A Reliable Book of Facts...." BOOK DETAILS -- 416 pp, b&w illustrations, with some period ads. ABOUT THIS BOOK -- E. C. Hussey, an opinionated Victorian architect, journeyed from New York to California to report on the state of American architecture and the prospects for the cities and towns he visits. He discusses local industries, rates the hotels in which he stayed, provides plates of Victorian homes, talks about sanitation, has opinions about the evils of alcohol, and more!
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Book Description Amer Life Foundation, 1976. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110892570164