New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. Hardcover. Elephant folio. xi,152pp. Green cloth with title-plate. Heavy age wear and staining to binding, abrasions on title-plate. Ex-libris of Arnold Hartman on inside of front board. Hinges starting. Some pulling on half-title-, and title page. "The object of this work is to improve the design and construction of small houses while reducing their cost." Profusely illustrated with reproductions of b/w photographs as well as plans. Binding in poor, interior in overall very good condition. fair. Item #18570
Ernest Flagg (1857-1947) was an American architect who was among those who championed the "modern" French school of architecture known as the beaux-arts style. His major buildings include the Scribner and Singer Buildings in New York, the Washington State capitol at Olympia and the Naval Academy in Annapolis.