Authentic Victorian Villas and Cottages: Over 100 Designs with Elevations and Floor Plans

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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 ...
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Authentic Victorian Villas and Cottages: Over 100 Designs with Elevations and Floor Plans

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Overview


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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486443515
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 12/20/2005
  • Series: Dover Architecture Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 708,081
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Hobbs's Rules for Criticism
Preface
Designs
  A Model Residence
  Suburban Residence
  Anglo-French Villa
  French Villa
  French Country Residence
  Romanesque Villa
  Ornamental Cottage
  Country Residence
  Village or Suburban Residence
  Italian Villa
  Suburban Villa
  Suburban or River-side Residence
  Ornamental French Villa
  English-Gothic Residence
  Small Cottage
  Cottage in the Pointed Style
  Picturesque Villa
  An Elizabethan Villa
  Suburban Residence, Grecian Style
  An American Cottage
  Suburban Residence, Italian Style
  Residence in the Italian Style
  Mansion in the Elizabethan Style
  American Bracketed Villa
  School-House
  Gothic Church
  Episcopalian Church
  Plain French Villa
  Ornamental Residence
  Gothic Suburban Residence
  Southern Cottage
  Suburban Mansion
  American Cottage Villa
  American Suburban Residence
  Rural Model Residence
  Structural Park Residence
  Park Picturesque Villa
  French Suburban Residence
  Swiss Cottage
  Children's Home
  Carriage-House and Stable
  Cemetery Entrance
  Memorial Architecture
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