Scientific American Building Monthly Volume 31-32

Scientific American Building Monthly Volume 31-32

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...Front, 38 ft.; side, 32 ft., not including piazza. Height of ceilings: Cellar, 7 ft.; first story, 9 ft.; second, 8 ft.; third, 8 ft. The interior is trimmed with yellow pine, treated with hard oil. The plan shows a central hall at front, containing an ornamental staircase, with turned newel-posts, balusters, and rail. Underneath the stairway a large coat-closet is provided and fitted up complete. The space at either side of the front door is utilized with latticed windows glazed with stained cathedral glass, shedding a soft, pleasant light over the hall, which has a hardwood floor of oak. The parlor, at the right of the entrance, is treated in a simple manner, and it has a cluster of three windows at the front, the transoms ' of which are glazed with stained glass. The sitting-room is the most attractive apartment, with its " ingle " nook separated by an archway, and provided with an open fireplace, furnished with tiled hearth and facings and a mantel of oak. Paneled seats are built in on either side of the fireplace. The dining-room, of good dimensions, is provided with a china-closet in corner and a floor of hard pine. The butler's pantry, between the dining-room and kitchen, is well lighted, and is provided with well-fitted up cupboards, closets, etc. The kitchen is wainscoted, and has sink, range, and lobby large enough to admit an ice-box. The second floor contains four large bedrooms, with ample closets and bathroom. The bathroom is wainscoted, and fitted up with Standard porcelain-lined tub and fixtures and exposed nickelplated plumbing. The third fioor is simply floored, giving ample storage room. Three bedrooms could be provided on this floor if desired. The cellar contains a laundry, provided with Union...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236784758
  • 9781236784759