xvi, 261 pages, 38 leaves of plates; illustrations, plans; 22 cm.
Victorian cottage residences / by Andrew Jackson Downing; with a new preface by Adolf K. Placzek; Cottage residences
Dover architectural series
Reprint. Originally published: Cottage residences. New ed. New York : Wiley, 1873; Held in OAHP. Contents Note: Architectural suggestions -- Design I.A suburban cottage -- Design II. A cottage in the English, or rural Gothic style -- Design III. A cottage in the pointed, or Tudor style -- Design IV. An ornamental farm-house -- Design V.A cottage villa in the bracketed mode -- Design VI. An irregular villa in the Italian style, bracketed -- Design VII. An irregular cottage in the old English style -- Design VIII. A villa in the Italian style -- Design IX. Cottage in the Italian, or Tuscan style -- Design X.A villa in the Gothic, or pointed style -- Design XI. A cottage for a country clergyman -- Design XII. A villa in the Elizabethan style -- Design XIII. A small cottage for a toll-gate house -- Design XIV. A cottage in the Rhine style -- Design XV. A carriage-house and stable in the rustic pointed style -- New designs for cottages, etc. / by the editor and others -- Design XVI. A side hill cottage / by the editor -- Design XVII. A plain house / by the editor -- Design XVIII. A gate house / by the editor -- Design XIX. A rambling cottage with low walls / by the editor -- Design XX. A French roof house / by the editor -- Design XXI. A cottage for a village lot / by the editor -- Design XXII. A stone cottage / by the editor -- Design XXIII. An architect's residence / by Arthur Gilman, Esq. -- Design XXIV. A picturesque brick cottage / by the editor -- Design XXV. The brick cottage of Judge Monell / by Vaux and Withers -- Design XXVI. A river cottage / by R.G. Hatfield, Esq. -- Design XXVII. A small rural church / by the editor -- Design XXVIII. Italian gardens -- Further hints on the gardens and grounds of cottage residences -- Suggestions concerning terrace gardens / by H.W. Sargent, Esq., with illustrations -- Herbaceous gardens / by H.W. Sargent, Esq. -- Addenda. Remarks on building by contract: disappointments that occur in the cost of building; How to remedy them by careful plans and specifications; Economy and advantage of employing the best architects; Architectural charges -- Remarks by the editor upon professional services of architects, etc.
New York (N.Y.); Dover Publications, 1981.