Based on a rare 1925 catalog, this showcase of one of the most beloved eras of American architecture features floor plans, construction details, and photos of twenty-six homes. Styles range from English cottages and Spanish bungalows to Dutch colonials, New England farmhouses, and Italianate designs.... read more
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117 House Designs of the Twenties by Gordon-Van Tine Co. A reprint of a rare architect's catalog of 1923, presenting a full range of typical home designs of the period. Photographs, floor plans, and full descriptions of interior and exterior detailing. 345 black-and-white illustrations.
Beautiful Bungalows of the Twenties by Building Age Pub. More than 45 bungalows — from a charming residence for a small family to a chalet in Los Angeles. Includes exterior and interior views, floor plans, elevations, and details. 43 double-page spreads of illustrations.
Ideal Homes of the Thirties by Ideal Homes, Daniel Reiff Reprint of a rare 1933 catalog showcases 60 plans for two-story houses. Photographs (most in full color), floor plans, and text depict a variety of styles, including colonial, mission, foursquare, and bungalow.
Smaller Houses of the 1920s: 55 Examples by Ethel B. Power From a peak era in domestic architecture comes this survey of modern and traditional buildings. Its 130 captioned illustrations offer a full perspective on the buildings' architectural ingenuity and originality.
Small Brick Houses of the Twenties by Ralph P. Stoddard 35 sets of floor plans, elevations, and specifications depict a wide variety of structures — from bungalows and cottages to single- and double-car garages and multiple-dwelling buildings.
Elegant Country and Suburban Houses of the Twenties by Charles S. Keefe Interior and exterior views of 51 elegant homes in a variety of distinctive architectural styles. Sweeping staircases, cornices, chimney caps, fireplace mantels, and other details. 219 black-and-white plates.
Radford's House Designs of the Twenties by Wm. A. Radford Co. Floor plans and exterior photos of nearly 100 homes, among them the charming Amity, a two-story Dutch colonial with 4 bedrooms and 3 fireplaces. 189 black-and-white illustrations.
124 Distinctive House Designs and Floor Plans, 1929 by National Building Publications Meticulous reproduction of rare catalog offers a beautifully illustrated look at homes intended for budgets from $3,500 to $15,000. Designs include such special features as built-in cabinets and clothes chutes. 370 black-and-white illustrations.
California Bungalows of the Twenties by Henry L. Wilson Reprint of rare architects' catalog includes elevations, floor plans, interior sketches for dozens of authentic bungalow designs. Detailed descriptions of special features, dimensions, costs, etc. 231 black-and-white illustrations.
Classic Houses of the Twenties by Loizeaux Rare plan book published by Loizeaux building-supply and lumber companies of New Jersey in 1927. Illustrations and floor plans for 134 houses — Colonial, Gothic, Modern English, Italian, and other styles. Over 230 illustrations.
500 Small Houses of the Twenties by Henry Atterbury Smith Perspective drawings, floor plans, and descriptions of principal features of outstanding '20s designs, many by leading architects of the period. 1,135 black-and-white line illustrations, 262 black-and-white photographs and tone drawings.
Based on a rare 1925 catalog, this showcase of one of the most beloved eras of American architecture features floor plans, construction details, and photos of twenty-six homes. Styles range from English cottages and Spanish bungalows to Dutch colonials, New England farmhouses, and Italianate designs. More than 250 illustrations, and 21 color plates, complement the text, which contains detailed descriptions of exteriors and interiors. Supplementary articles explain how to convert porches into living space, install plumbing, and build garages. Other home-improvement suggestions offer tips on landscaping gardens and designing interior woodwork. Daniel D. Reiff, an authority on antique house-plan books, offers an informative introduction that places these authentic views of early-twentieth-century American architecture into a wider context.
Reprint of The Most Popular Homes in America, American Builder, Chicago, 1925.
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