An Encyclopedia of Cottage, Farm, and Villa Architecture and Furniture V2 (1839) (Hardcover)
An Encyclopedia of Cottage, Farm, and Villa Architecture and Furniture Volume 2 is a comprehensive guide to the design and construction of rural buildings and their furnishings. Written by John Claudius Loudon and originally published in 1839, this book is a valuable resource for architects, builders, and homeowners interested in traditional country architecture.The book covers a wide range of topics, including the design and construction of cottages, farmhouses, and villas, as well as the furniture and decor that would be found in these buildings. It includes detailed descriptions and illustrations of different architectural styles, such as Gothic, Tudor, and Elizabethan, as well as advice on how to choose the right materials and techniques for building and decorating.In addition to its practical advice, the book also provides a fascinating glimpse into the social and cultural history of rural life in the 19th century. It includes discussions of the role of women in home design and decoration, as well as the importance of gardens and landscaping in creating a harmonious and beautiful rural environment.Overall, An Encyclopedia of Cottage, Farm, and Villa Architecture and Furniture Volume 2 is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history and design of traditional rural buildings and their furnishings. Its detailed descriptions and illustrations make it an essential reference for architects, builders, and homeowners alike.This Is A New Release Of The Original 1839 Edition.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.