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- Walter, Thomas Ustick, 1804-1887.
- Philadelphia, Pa. : Carey and Hart, 1846.
- Cottage and villa architecture ; no. 1-4
4 v. : chiefly ill. ; 33 cm.
Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans.
Lithography -- Metal plate processes -- Specimens.
- Place of Publication:
- United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
- On front cover: "Two hundred designs edited by Thomas U. Walter and J. Jay Smith."
"By Thomas U. Walter, architect of Girard College, and J. Jay Smith, Librarian of the Philadelphia and Loganian Libraries."--T.p.
The words "Anastatic Press" are found in the lower left corner of nearly all of the plates in no. 1, and many in no. 3 & 4.
Front cover has a center illustration of a villa framed by a border made up of 15 smaller illustrations of various contruction details and activities. The back cover contains an advertsiement for this publication.
Work published as a cheaper alternative to similar design books published in England during the mid-1800s.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Gemmill Family Book Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Harold C. Putnam Book Fund.
Smith, J. Jay (John Jay), 1798-1881.
Gemmill Family Book Fund.
Harold C. Putnam Book Fund.
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