S. B. Reed, Village & Country Residences

Village and Country Residences

Reprint of S. B. Reed's classic 1878 Village & Country Residences and How to Build Them: Classic House Plans for City and Farm, featuring 40 house designs. Paperback, 4 1/2 inches by 7 inches, 243 pages including index, reprint published by Lyons Press, 2000.

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Review by Sarah E. Mitchell

S. B. Reed's Village & Country Residences and How to Build Them has designs for a variety of homes, ranging from simple one-bedroom cottages to three-story mansions and Italianate row houses. The house styles featured include Second Empire, Italianate, early Queen Anne, and early Stick Style. Information on building materials, expenses, and building instructions accompany the designs.

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