George E. Woodward, Woodward's National Architect, Vol. II. Containing Original Designs, Plans, and Details, To Working Scale, for City and Country Houses, The American News Company, New York, 1877, reprinted as George E. Woodward, Victorian City and Country Houses, Dover Publications, 1996. Softcover, 112 pages, 8 3/8 x 11 1/4.
Available for sale at Amazon and Mitchell's Publications.
Victorian City and Country Houses features house designs in the Second Empire, Bracketed, and even one rare "ornamental German." It also includes designs for finials, dormer windows, mantels, butler's pantry, boat landings, summer houses (gazebos), gates, porches, oriel windows, and many other architectural elements. A good source for those wishing to replicate vintage woodwork, as well as those interested in Victorian architectural design.
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