Rural Architecture
Rural Architecture
Rural Architecture
Rural Architecture
Rural Architecture


Rural Architecture

ALLEN, Lewis F.

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Title continues: "Being a Complete Description of Farm Houses, Cottages, and Out Buildings, comprising Wood Houses, Workshops, Tool Houses, Carriage and Wagon Houses, Smoke and Ash Houses, Ice Houses, Apiary or Bee House, Poultry Houses, Rabbitry." Discusses the position of farm houses, home embellishments, material for farm buildings, a short chapter on taste, construction of cellars, ventilation, and specific plans for farm houses, plantation houses, cottages, apiary, ice house, smoke house, poultry house, dovecote, piggery, barns, dairy buildings, granary, water ram, fish-ponds. Of interest to architectural and agricultural historians.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: C.M. Saxton
  • Edition: Early printing, the first being 1852
  • Date Published: 1853
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good +
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xv, (13)-378 p. 20 cm. Illustrated with a frontispiece and number of other engraved plates by N. Orr. Numerous plans for farm homes and outbuildings. Brown cloth with blind impressing on both covers. Spine gilt wearing off, front free endpaper missing, large label removed from rear pastedown, moderate foxing.

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