Todd's Country Homes and How to Save Money. A Practical Book By a Practical Man. Containing full and Reliable Directions for Choosing a Home, Erecting Every Description of Houses and Out-Buildings, Painting, Glazing, &c...

Philadelphia: J. C. McCurdy & Co., 1877, 1877. 1877 edition. 8vo; 728 pp.; text cuts and 13 plates from wood engravings. Owner's name; else a very good copy in original gilt-stamped green cloth. A new edition, somewhat expanded with the addition of "The Lawyer at Home: A Book of Law Forms and Principles Needed Every Day" by James P. Boyd. Offering suggestions for farmers and settlers on choosing land, building houses and outbuildings, as well containing "suggestions and information on domestic economy, general farming, fancy gardening, fruit raising, breeding and managesment of horses, cattle, sheep, swine, poultry, etc.", and some poetry about babies and dying horses. Originally published in Hartford in 1870. Hitchcock 1262 for the original edition. Item #005514

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