The Builder's Practical Director or Buildings for all classes: containing plans, sections and elevations for the erection of cottages, villas, farm buildings, dispensaries, public schools etc., with detailed estimates, quantities prices etc.
contemporary half calf (foxed, scuffed)
Leipzig & London
 [iii]-iv, 264, , -126 p.
720.0202 B868 1856
Illustrated by numerous plates and diagrams. With 192 plates (many with outlines in color). With the supplementary series. A most interesting insight into the building trade of the times. Wouldn't it be nice to commission a "Gentleman's Villa" with "14 large and convenient rooms" for £1500, or two semi-detached seven-room houses for £700 the two?