Homes: Handbook of American Society for Better Housing, Inc.

New York: ASBH, 1936. Pattern book by a group of New York architects selling plans for smaller houses, along with hints on decorating, financing, landscaping, etc., with estimated building costs per suburban New York City. The usual colonial, cape cod, Tudor styles; anything at all relating to the 20th century is called "Regency"; advertisements at rear. Showing work by Alfred Easton Poor, Charles Platt’s sons William and Geoffrey, and others who I’m sure will be familiar to students of the depression-era promoted cheap traditional small house design. First edition. 28 cm; 110 pp.; illustrated from photographs and drawings. Light wear to covers; else a good copy or better in wrappers. Item #012529

Price: $50.00

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