Item description for The Cheap Cottage and Small House by Gordon Allen...
The Cheap Cottage and Small House sets out architect Gordon Allen's vision of simple, well built housing for both the working and middle classes. This digitally remastered version of the 1919 edition focuses on the particular need for clean, healthy but cheap housing in the years of reconstruction and social change following World War I. Using photos and illustrations of contemporary designs accompanied by floor plans, Allen describes a range of styles and sizes of house whilst offering insight into layout, materials and construction costs. The Cheap Cottage and Small House is fascinating and informative reading for anyone interested in architecture, the British landscape or social history.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.62 lbs.
Release Date Dec 6, 2007
Publisher Jeremy Mills Publishing
ISBN 1905217900 ISBN13 9781905217908
Availability 56 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 24, 2016 08:32.
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More About Gordon Allen
VERLYN KLINKENBORG is the author of" The Last Fine Time, The Rural Life, The Drake Manuscript, and "British Literary Manuscripts Series I and II. He has taught at both Bennington College and Harvard University, and has written extensively for "The New York Times, Smithsonian, Mother Jones, and numerous other publications. He lives in New York. GORDON ALLEN has illustrated numerous books, including "Vermont River (page 163), "Steelhead Country (page 161), and "The Field & Stream Treasury of Trout Fishing (page 152).