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Meticulous reproduction of the now-rare catalog — originally issued in 1887 — includes 1,500 detailed drawings of floor plans, elevations, perspective views, architectural details, and interior ornamentation; designs for villas, farmhouses, town and country places, barns, and city brick block houses; and fine-lined illustrations of windows, eaves, and other architectural elements.

Book News Annotation:

This volume reproduces the 1887 architectural catalog of the New York firm of Palliser, Palliser and Company, containing 1,500 detailed drawings and 250 original designs for cottages, villas, farmhouses, summer and winter resorts, seashore homes, block houses, barns, stables, and carriage houses. The collection's detail drawings of chimneys, eaves, window casings, and interior ornamentation provide a reference for architects, architectural historians, preservationists, home restorers, and admirers of turn-of-the-century architecture. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

In 1887, the New York architectural firm of Palliser, Palliser and Company issued a catalog of 250 original designs for cottages, villas, farm houses, seashore residences, summer and winter resorts, block houses, barns, stables, and carriage houses. The present volume meticulously reproduces that now-rare publication. Some 1,500 detailed drawings — among them plans, elevations, and perspective views — are included in this practical book designed "for architects, builders, carpenters, and all who are interested in the subject of building ... or the improvement of wood, stone or brick [structures]." From a four-room beach house to a four-bedroom country home that includes a library and indoor bathroom, this authentic collection also contains details for chimneys, eaves, window casings, and other architectural elements. A charming piece of Victorian Americana, Palliser's New Cottage Homes will be invaluable to architectural historians, preservationists, and restorers of older homes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486428161
Created:
Palliser & Co
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Created by:
Palliser & Co
Created:
Palliser & Co
Author:
&
Author:
Palliser and Co.
Author:
Palliser &. Co
Author:
Palliser
Author:
Palliser & Co.
Author:
co
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
U.S. Architecture - General
Subject:
Architecture, domestic
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Architecture, Domestic -- United States.
Subject:
Architecture -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Architecture -- History.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Architecture
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20030531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
12.25 x 9.38 in 1.3 pd

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"Synopsis" by , In 1887, the New York architectural firm of Palliser, Palliser and Company issued a catalog of 250 original designs for cottages, villas, farm houses, seashore residences, summer and winter resorts, block houses, barns, stables, and carriage houses. The present volume meticulously reproduces that now-rare publication. Some 1,500 detailed drawings — among them plans, elevations, and perspective views — are included in this practical book designed "for architects, builders, carpenters, and all who are interested in the subject of building ... or the improvement of wood, stone or brick [structures]." From a four-room beach house to a four-bedroom country home that includes a library and indoor bathroom, this authentic collection also contains details for chimneys, eaves, window casings, and other architectural elements. A charming piece of Victorian Americana, Palliser's New Cottage Homes will be invaluable to architectural historians, preservationists, and restorers of older homes.
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