Architectural Styles For Country Houses; The Characteristics and Merits of Various Types of Architecture as Set Forth by Enthusiastic Advocates. Henry H. Saylor.

Architectural Styles For Country Houses; The Characteristics and Merits of Various Types of Architecture as Set Forth by Enthusiastic Advocates

New York: McBride, Nast & Co., 1912. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. Large octavo hardcover in red cloth decorated and lettered in white, black and red. 124 pp. Illustrated throughout with full page photographic plates of exteriors, interiors; some floor plan diagrams as well. A tight copy, very good with spine lettering rubbed, lght foxing to the title page and occasional light foxing to the margins of the plates. Early 20th century survey of "country houses" found in America, with ten chapters written by various architects. Includes chapters on The Colonial House, Modern English Plaster Houses, The Swiss Chalet Type, Italian Adaptations, Tudor houses, The Spanish Mission Type, The Half-Timber House, The Dutch Colonial House, A Style of the Western Plains, The Northern Tradition. Very Good. Item #GE24838

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