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Rural Architecture

Being a Complete Description of Farm Houses, Cottages, and Out Buildings

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Published: 1852
Language: English
Wordcount: 85,751 / 255 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 31.8
LoC Category: NA
Downloads: 3,454
Added to site: 2006.12.04 15458
Genre: Non-fiction

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The plans and directions submitted in this work are intended to be of the most practical kind; plain, substantial, and applicable, throughout, to the purposes intended, and such as are within the reach--each in their kind--of every farmer in our country. These plans are chiefly original; that is, they are not copied from any in the books, or from any structures with which the writer is familiar. Yet they will doubtless, on examination, be found in several cases to resemble buildings, both in outward appearance and interior arrangement, with which numerous readers may be acquainted. The object, in addition to our own designs, has been to apply practical hints, gathered from other structures in use, which have seemed appropriate for a work of the limited extent here offered, and that may serve to improve the taste of all such as, in building useful structures, desire to embellish their farms and estates in an agreeable style of home architecture, at once pleasant to the eye, a



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