More than 100 magnificent home plans provide lovers of Victoriana the finest examples of period architecture. Compiled by Isaac Hobbs, a prominent Philadelphia architect of the period, the book also offers an informative discussion on the principles and practices of practical home design and construc... read more
Palliser's New Cottage Homes by Palliser & Co. 250 original designs — including floor plans, elevations, and perspective views — for a variety of charming private residences, from a four-room beach house to a four-bedroom country home. 1,500 black-and-white illustrations.
Late Victorian Interiors and Interior Details by William B. Tuthill This reprint of an 1882 publication features 52 plates of original designs by the author and other architects. Images include fireplaces, staircases, windows, parlors, libraries, and other interiors of residences, offices, and stores.
Late Victorian Architectural Plans and Details by William T. Comstock, Daniel D. Reiff This authentic reproduction of plans drawn up by a noted firm features residential and public buildings. Hundreds of illustrations include floor plans, perspective views, elevations, interior designs, and photographs of exteriors. Captions.
More than 100 magnificent home plans provide lovers of Victoriana the finest examples of period architecture. Compiled by Isaac Hobbs, a prominent Philadelphia architect of the period, the book also offers an informative discussion on the principles and practices of practical home design and construction. Designs and floor and ground plans for villas, cottages, and other residences are revealed in 122 detailed engravings, among them a six-room ornamental cottage (without bathroom facilities) for $1,500; an elegant Elizabethan villa, with entry hall, library, china closet, and five bedrooms, for $27,000; and an ornate Gothic suburban residence, complete with parlor, sitting room, dressing rooms, six bedrooms, and two bathrooms, at a cost of $33,000. Invaluable to architects, preservationists, and home restorers, this authentic guide to a wealth of house styles from the late 1800s will also delight anyone intrigued by Victorian life.
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