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Small houses. Their economic design and construction

Flagg, Ernest

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1922
Condition: fair Hardcover
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Elephant folio. [ix], 152pp. Illustrated "with plates drawn by the author illustrating methods and results." Includes 53 plates of b&w photographs of interior and exterior views and details and sketches of designs and architectural plans. "Essays on the fundamental principles of design and descriptive articles on construction" by the New York architect known for his Beaux Art style for commercial buildings in New York and in Washington, D.C. In this work the author suggests ways of how to reduce costs when improving the design and construction of a private home by using the module system. Many drawings and illustrations are for the Flegg Ridge Estate of Ernest Flagg at Dongan Hills, S.I. 2-page index to all details in back. Green cloth with brown title-plate. Age wear on binding, heavy water staining on back board. Some water staining along gutter throughout not affecting text. Head of spine with title-label bumped, torn and chipped, affecting pages throughout. Hinges starting. Binding in poor, interior in overall good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 23085

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Title: Small houses. Their economic design and ...

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1922

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair

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