Country School-House

Country School-House

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ... provided with a fine recitation-room, so that two teachers may be employed, when necessary. A A. Porches, each W x 8'. B. Space in front of desks, 10 feet wide. C. Recitation-Room, 18x12. D D. Back Entry-Ways. E. Space in rear of desks, 3 feet wide. F F. Side Aisles, 2i feet wide. G G. Aisles, feet wide. H II. Blackboards. II. Recitation Seats. Like Design No. IV., this building is specially adapted to such districts as need an extra teacher during a portion of the year. Estimated cost, $600. A great variety of octagonal buildings, making good school-rooms, can easily be constructed; but in partitioning such buildings, the extra expense of the internal finish will fully counterbalance the economy in the construction of the walls and roof, and generally the rectangular forms will be preferred. DESIGN NO. X. This Design is well adapted to a small rural district, where there are no trees in the immediate vicinity of the school-house. The wide roofs and gables give it a cool, shady, home-like appearance which is at once attractive, and in harmony with the objects of its construction. A wing for a wood-room may be added to the rear, without marring the harmony of the design. This kind of structure is admirably adapted to exposed sunny situations. Estimated cost $450. Fig. 43. Building, 36 x 24. A A. Porches, each 8x4. B. Space in front of the desks, 8 feet wide. C. Space in rear of the desks, 3 feet wide. D D. Side Aisles, 2i feet wide. E. Center Aisle, 2 feet wide. F F. Aisles, li feet wide. G G. Desks, 3i feet each. H H. Recitation Seats. 1I. Doors to back yard and wood-house. J J. Blackboards. DESIGN NO. XI. This is an admirable design for a large country district, or for a small village. Without any pretense, it is a model of chasteness...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236884647
  • 9781236884640