Homes for the people, in suburb and country the villa, the mansion, and the cottage, adapted to American climate and wants. With examples showing how to alter and remodel old buildings. In a series of one hundred original designs. by Gervase Wheeler

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Published by C. Scribner in New York .

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StatementBy Gerase Wheeler.
LC ClassificationsNA7120 .W55
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Paginationx, 443 p. :
Number of Pages443
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Open LibraryOL6538407M
LC Control Number11033730

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