Garden Houses and Privies
Authentic Details for Design and Restoration
By (author) Peter Joel Harrison
Garden Houses and Privies by Peter Joel Harrison
Book DescriptionAn essential component of homes and commercial buildings before the advent of indoor plumbing, privies--also known as "garden houses"--have found new uses as storage sheds, pool houses, etc. In this pattern book of 18th- and 19th-century designs, Harrison has painstakingly documented existing historic structures and translated them into beautiful line drawings, including compelling details such as finials, doors, windows, and ventilators.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471203322
(258mm x 195mm x 30mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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