Dover (2006) unabridged republication of Modern Homes, originally published by Sears, Roebuck and Co., Chicago, Illinois, 1913. 128pp. 11 x 8.25. Paperbound. ISBN: 0-486-45264-6.
For thousands of Americans, catalogs such as Sears' Modern Homes were the first step in realizing their dreams of owning a home. Reproduced from a rare 1913 edition, this volume features 112 designs for homes of “comfort and refinement.”
These authentic plans offer a wealth of information on building materials and other details, along with external views, floor plans, descriptions with prices, and more. Antique collectors, home hobbyists, and fans of traditional design will find this book a bountiful resource for valuable tips on building and restoration.
Cover design by Peter Donahue.
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