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American Country Building Design

Donald J. Berg

ISBN 10: 0806996749 / ISBN 13: 9780806996745
Published by Sterling Publishing, 1997
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Softcover, 160 pages in very good condition, light wear to cover edges, a small notation written on a few illustrations. 1st edition, 1st printing. Rediscovered plans for 19th century farmhouses, cottages, landscapes, barns, carriage houses & outbuildings. Build your own dream house inspired by these marvelous designs from a bygone era. Humble farmers' cabins, summer getaway cottages, sturdy barns, other outbuildings, elegant carriage houses and nearly 100 more types of designs . Interesting historical tidbits added in. Hundreds of illustrations from actual 19th century building plans feature architects' blueprints, builders' plans, drawings of original structures, and photos of still standing examples.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 005376

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Title: American Country Building Design

Publisher: Sterling Publishing

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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"Designs and plans for farmhouses, cottages, landscapes, barns, and outbuildings from the 19th century. Provides an excellent introduction as well as suggestions for using these plans to add architectural detail to your own excellent bibliography."--Victorian Homes. "Both a historical look at construction techniques and designs of the 1800s, and an idea book for modern architects and designers."--Woodshop News. "...the best home, barn and landscape a charming book....a good sourcebook....contains numerous original illustrations showing a wealth of construction plans and plantings."--Fine Homebuilding.

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