Todd's Country Homes and How to Save Money. A Practical Book by a Practical Man

By: Todd, Sereno Edwards

Price: $95.00

Quantity: 1 available


9 x 6 inches, 656 pages, 13 black and white engraved plates plus numerous in-text drawings; maroon cloth boards with embossed borders and gilt decoration to center of front board, gilt titles and decoration to spine, boards rubbed and edge worn, spine faded with white spots, brown clay-coated end papers, previous owner's name stamp in preliminary blank page, pages toned from age, previous owner's drawing of a dove with his name in rear blank page, binding tender but intact. Here is the rest of the title information: Full and reliable directions for choosing a home, erecting every description of houses and out-buildings, painting, glazing, etc.; together with invaluable suggestions and information on domestic economy, general farming, fancy gardening, fruit raising, breeding and management of horses, cattle, sheep, swine, poultry; the whole embracing the results of a life-long experience. The book was originally sold by subscription only. Comprehensive guide to home buying, building and management in Victorian times. Includes floor plans, drawings of various home styles, instructions for everything from plumbing and carpentry to planting barley, choosing livestock, and tagging sheep.

Title: Todd's Country Homes and How to Save Money. A Practical Book by a Practical Man

Author Name: Todd, Sereno Edwards

Categories: Odd & Unusual,

Publisher: Hartford, Conn, Hartford Publishing Co.: 1870

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller ID: 000942

Keywords: HOUSE PLANS HOME BUILDING FARMHOUSE FARM HOUSE HOW TO BUILD A HOUSE DOMESTIC ECONOMY FARMING GARDENING FRUIT HORSE BREEDING CATTLE AGRICULTURE SHEEP SWINE POULTRY HOME MANAGEMENT EQUIPMENT