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1935
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American small Farmhouse Plans.All-American Farmhouse Plans.
by Wallace Ashby.
$15.00 - Only 8 Books Left!

Only 6 books left! Small and Expandable Regional-style Capes, Ranches and International-style Farmhouse Plans by Wallace Ashby, Chief, Division of Structures, Bureau of Agricultural Engineering. Acknowledgment is made of the extended collaboration of Louise Stanley, Chief, Bureau of Home Economics, in selecting and reviewing the plans presented herein; and of the helpful assistance of W. H. Nash, architect, Bureau of Agricultural Engineering, in the preparation of both the manuscript and illustrations for publication. Mary Rokahr, senior home management specialist, Extension Service, and Eloise Davison, director of domestic electric service program, Electric Home an Farm Authority, made valuable suggestions regarding arrangement of kitchens and other equipment. Helpful comments and suggestions have been received from many other persons. Many of the perspective sketches illustrating the house plans were drawn by C. W. Mead, Bureau of Agricultural Engineering. Small Houses, influenced by Regionalist and Prairie-school with Floor Plans.

Originally published in 1935 by the U. S. Department of Agriculture as Bulletin 1738, Farmhouse Plans. Republished 2001, by Merrymeeting Archives LLC, Copyright claimed only in "All-American" addition to title, minor rearrangement of page sequence, and coloration and minor redesign of the cover page, otherwise exclusive of entire book. 70 pages, Spiral-bound, 5"x8", Illustrated.


1912

Mission-Style Furniture Making.
$5.00 - Only 11 Books Left!

Advanced Projects in Woodwork, originally published as a school text book - a collection of woodworking projects. These projects are complete only as to their general dimensions. the working out of details, such as the sized of mortises and tenons and their locations, is left for the pupil in his work in drawing and design. 51 Projects, Spiral-bound, Oblong, 8½" x 5½". Republished, 2003, Merrymeeting Archives LLC.


1906
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Palliser's Victorian to Colonial Revival Homes. Palliser's Up-to-date
House Plans.
$34.00 - Only 9 Books Left!

150 Victorian house plans from 1906 late Victorian Queen Anne designs to the transition into Colonial Revival homes. Originally published in New York by J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Co., in 1906. 151 pages, Spiral-bound, 5½" x 8½". Republished, 2003, Merrymeeting Archives LLC.


Loudon's 1834 Classic Architecture Book in Six Volumes

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Book 1.1
1837 Farm Buildings.

Introduction to Loudon's Architecture
Model Cottages and Cottage Dwellings in Various Styles
by J. C. Loudon.
$55.00 - Only 8 Books Left!

Loudon's Architecture: Introduction, Model Cottages and Cottage Dwellings in Various Styles, Book 1.1. By J. C. Loudon, F.L.S. H.S. G.S. Z.S.&c., Conductor of The Gardener's Magazine, etc. Republished, 2002, Merrymeeting Archives, LLC from the 1834 An Encyclopedia of Cottage, Farm, and Villas Architecture and Furniture containing Numerous Designs for Dwellings, from the Cottage to the Villa, including Farm Houses, Farmeries, and other Agricultural Public Houses, and Parochial Schools; with the requisite Fittings-up, Fixtures, and Furniture; and appropriate Offices, Gardens, and Garden Scenery; Each Design accompanied by Analytical and Critical Remarks Illustrative of the Principles of Architectural Science and Taste on which it is composed. 257 pages in Book 1.1. Originally published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. by Henry G. Bohn in London, 1834. Spiral-bound, 5"x8".


Book 1.2
Loudon's Architecture
by J. C. Loudon.
$34.00 - Only 1 Book Left!

Early-Victorian English Cottage Interiors. Loudon's Architecture: Exterior Finishing of Cottages, Interior Finishing of Cottages, Internal Fittings-up of Cottages, Fixtures for Cottage Dwellings, Book 1.2. By J. C. Loudon, F.L.S. H.S. G.S. Z.S.&c., Conductor of The Gardener's Magazine, etc. Republished, 2002, Merrymeeting Archives, LLC from the 1834 An Encyclopedia of Cottage, Farm, and Villas Architecture and Furniture containing Numerous Designs for Dwellings, from the Cottage to the Villa, including Farm Houses, Farmeries, and other Agricultural Public Houses, and Parochial Schools; with the requisite Fittings-up, Fixtures, and Furniture; and appropriate Offices, Gardens, and Garden Scenery; Each Design accompanied by Analytical and Critical Remarks Illustrative of the Principles of Architectural Science and Taste on which it is composed. 95 pages in Book 1.2. Originally published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. by Henry G. Bohn in London, 1834. Spiral-bound, 5½"x8½".


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Book 2.1
Loudon's Architecture
by J. C. Loudon.
$55.00 - Sold Out

Early-Victorian English Farms with Details and Floor Plans. Loudon's Architecture: Model Designs for Farm Houses, Model Designs for Farmeries, Farm Houses and Farmeries in Various Styles, Altering Mansions, etc., to Farmeries, Mills, Kilns, Malt-Houses, Hop-Oasts, Brick-Kilns, Limekilns, Cider-Houses, Poultry-Houses, etc., Dwellings for Farm Servants, Book 2.1. By J. C. Loudon, F.L.S. H.S. G.S. Z.S.&c., Conductor of The Gardener's Magazine, etc. Republished, 2002, Merrymeeting Archives, LLC from the 1834 An Encyclopedia of Cottage, Farm, and Villas Architecture and Furniture containing Numerous Designs for Dwellings, from the Cottage to the Villa, including Farm Houses, Farmeries, and other Agricultural Public Houses, and Parochial Schools; with the requisite Fittings-up, Fixtures, and Furniture; and appropriate Offices, Gardens, and Garden Scenery; Each Design accompanied by Analytical and Critical Remarks Illustrative of the Principles of Architectural Science and Taste on which it is composed. 295 pages in Book 2.1. Originally published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. by Henry G. Bohn in London, 1834. Spiral-bound, 5½"x8½".


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Book 2.2
Loudon's Architecture
by J. C. Loudon.
$34.00 - Only 2 Books Left!

Early-Victorian English Farmhouse Interiors, Country Inns, Country Inn Kitchens, Schools, with Details and Floor Plans. Loudon's Architecture: Interior Finishing of Farm Houses, Exterior and Interior Finishing of Farmeries, Country Inns and Public Houses, Finishing and Furniture of Country Inns, Kitchens of Country Inns, Model Designs for Country Schools, Parochial Country Schools, and Country Schools, and Fittings-up and Fixtures of Schools, Book 2.2. By J. C. Loudon, F.L.S. H.S. G.S. Z.S.&c., Conductor of The Gardener's Magazine, etc. Republished, 2002, Merrymeeting Archives, LLC from the 1834 An Encyclopedia of Cottage, Farm, and Villas Architecture and Furniture containing Numerous Designs for Dwellings, from the Cottage to the Villa, including Farm Houses, Farmeries, and other Agricultural Public Houses, and Parochial Schools; with the requisite Fittings-up, Fixtures, and Furniture; and appropriate Offices, Gardens, and Garden Scenery; Each Design accompanied by Analytical and Critical Remarks Illustrative of the Principles of Architectural Science and Taste on which it is composed. 112 pages in Book 2.2. Originally published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. by Henry G. Bohn in London, 1834. Spiral-bound, 5½"x8½".


Book 3.1
Loudon's Architecture
by J. C. Loudon.
$64.00 - Sold Out

Loudon's Architecture: Principles for Designing Villas, Beau Ideal of an English Villa, Villas in Various Styles, Addendages to Villas including Stable Offices, Riding-houses, Dog-kennels, Ornamental Dairies and Poultry-houses, Aviaries and Menageries, Conservatories and Ornamental Garden Structures, and Entrance Lodges and Gates. Book 3.1. By J. C. Loudon, F.L.S. H.S. G.S. Z.S.&c., Conductor of The Gardener's Magazine, etc. 243 pages in Book 3.1. Republished, 2002, Merrymeeting Archives, LLC Spiral-bound, 5½"x8½". Originally published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. by Henry G. Bohn in London, 1834, titled An Encyclopedia of Cottage, Farm, and Villas Architecture and Furniture containing Numerous Designs for Dwellings, from the Cottage to the Villa, including Farm Houses, Farmeries, and other Agricultural Public Houses, and Parochial Schools; with the requisite Fittings-up, Fixtures, and Furniture; and appropriate Offices, Gardens, and Garden Scenery; Each Design accompanied by Analytical and Critical Remarks Illustrative of the Principles of Architectural Science and Taste on which it is composed.


Book 3.2
Loudon's Architecture
by J. C. Loudon.
$34.00 - Only 2 Books Left!

Early-Victorian English Large Country House Interiors and Furniture Loudon's Architecture: Exterior and Interior Finishing of Villas, Fittings-up of Villa Offices and Dwelling-rooms, Grecian, Modern, Gothic and Elizabethan Villa Furniture, Principles of Criticism includes Architectural Fitness, Expression of Purpose, Expressions of Style, and Different Styles of Architecture, and Index to Complete Set., Book 3.2. By J. C. Loudon, F.L.S. H.S. G.S. Z.S.&c., Conductor of The Gardener's Magazine, etc. 131 pages in Book 3.2. Republished, 2002, Merrymeeting Archives, LLC Spiral-bound, 5½"x8½". Originally published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. by Henry G. Bohn in London, 1834, titled An Encyclopedia of Cottage, Farm, and Villas Architecture and Furniture containing Numerous Designs for Dwellings, from the Cottage to the Villa, including Farm Houses, Farmeries, and other Agricultural Public Houses, and Parochial Schools; with the requisite Fittings-up, Fixtures, and Furniture; and appropriate Offices, Gardens, and Garden Scenery; Each Design accompanied by Analytical and Critical Remarks Illustrative of the Principles of Architectural Science and Taste on which it is composed.


1859

1859 Rural Architecture. The House:A Pocket Manual of Rural Architecture
Only $20.00 - Irregular Covers - 2 Left

Table of Contents and Sample. The House: A Pocket Manual of Rural Architecture :Or, How to Build Country Houses and Out-Buildings; Embracing the Origin and Meaning of the House; The Art of House-Building, Including Planning, Style, and Construction; Designs and Descriptions of Cottages, Farm-Houses, Villas, and Out-Buildings, of Various Cost and in the Different Styles of Architecture, etc., etc.; And an Appendix, Containing Recipes for Paints and Washes, Stucco, Rough-Cast, etc.; And Instructions for Roofing, Building with Rough Stone, Unburnt Brick, Balloon Frames, And the Concrete or Gravel Wall With Numerous Original Plans, Designed by F. E. Graef, Architect, and Others. 176 pages, illustrated with 126 figures, including 70 floor plans. By The Author of "The Garden", "The Farm", Etc. Originally published in 1859 by Fowler and Wells. Spiral-bound, 5½"x8½". Republished, 2000, Merrymeeting Archives.