Homes and How to Make Them
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Homes and How to Make Them

By E. C. (Eugene Clarence) Gardner
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  • HOMES,
    • AND HOW TO MAKE THEM.
      • E.C. GARDNER.
        • Illustrated.
        • BOSTON:
        • JAMES R. OSGOOD AND COMPANY,
        • 1875.
      • Illustrated.
      • BOSTON:
      • JAMES R. OSGOOD AND COMPANY,
      • 1875.
    • E.C. GARDNER.
      • Illustrated.
      • BOSTON:
      • JAMES R. OSGOOD AND COMPANY,
      • 1875.
    • Illustrated.
    • BOSTON:
    • JAMES R. OSGOOD AND COMPANY,
    • 1875.
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • HOMES,
    • AND HOW TO MAKE THEM,
      • OR
      • HINTS ON LOCATING AND BUILDING A HOUSE.
        • IN LETTERS BETWEEN AN ARCHITECT AND A
        • FAMILY MAN SEEKING A HOME.
      • IN LETTERS BETWEEN AN ARCHITECT AND A
      • FAMILY MAN SEEKING A HOME.
    • OR
    • HINTS ON LOCATING AND BUILDING A HOUSE.
      • IN LETTERS BETWEEN AN ARCHITECT AND A
      • FAMILY MAN SEEKING A HOME.
    • IN LETTERS BETWEEN AN ARCHITECT AND A
    • FAMILY MAN SEEKING A HOME.
    • LETTER I.
      • From the Architect.
      • EVERY MAN SHOULD HAVE A HOME.
    • From the Architect.
    • EVERY MAN SHOULD HAVE A HOME.
    • LETTER II.
      • From John.
      • A GRATEFUL CLIENT.
    • From John.
    • A GRATEFUL CLIENT.
    • LETTER III.
      • From the Architect.
      • THE BEAUTY OF TRUTH AND UTILITY.
    • From the Architect.
    • THE BEAUTY OF TRUTH AND UTILITY.
    • LETTER IV.
      • From John.
      • PROFESSIONAL FOLLY.
    • From John.
    • PROFESSIONAL FOLLY.
    • LETTER V.
      • From the Architect.
      • BUILDING-SITES AND FOUNDATION-WALLS.
    • From the Architect.
    • BUILDING-SITES AND FOUNDATION-WALLS.
    • LETTER VI.
      • From John.
      • GRAVEL-BANKS AND QUAGMIRES.
    • From John.
    • GRAVEL-BANKS AND QUAGMIRES.
    • LETTER VII.
      • From the Architect.
      • NATURE'S BRICKS ARE BETTER THAN OURS.
    • From the Architect.
    • NATURE'S BRICKS ARE BETTER THAN OURS.
    • LETTER VIII.
      • From John.
      • THERE IS A SOFT SIDE EVEN TO A STONE WALL.
    • From John.
    • THERE IS A SOFT SIDE EVEN TO A STONE WALL.
    • LETTER IX.
      • From the Architect.
      • A BROAD HOUSE IS BETTER THAN A HIGH ONE.
    • From the Architect.
    • A BROAD HOUSE IS BETTER THAN A HIGH ONE.
    • LETTER X.
      • From John.
      • TROUT BROOKS ARE BETTER THAN STREET SEWERS.
    • From John.
    • TROUT BROOKS ARE BETTER THAN STREET SEWERS.
    • LETTER XI.
      • From the Architect.
      • THE STRENGTH AND DURABILITY OF BRICK.
    • From the Architect.
    • THE STRENGTH AND DURABILITY OF BRICK.
    • LETTER XII.
      • From John.
      • THE WEAKNESS AND SHAM OF BRICKWORK.
    • From John.
    • THE WEAKNESS AND SHAM OF BRICKWORK.
    • LETTER XIII.
      • From the Architect.
      • SKILL DIGNIFIES THE MOST HUMBLE MATERIAL.
    • From the Architect.
    • SKILL DIGNIFIES THE MOST HUMBLE MATERIAL.
    • LETTER XIV.
      • From John.
      • EVERY MAN TO HIS TRADE.
    • From John.
    • EVERY MAN TO HIS TRADE.
    • LETTER XV.
      • From the Architect.
      • THE COMING HOUSE WILL BE FAIR TO SEE AND MADE OF BRICK.
    • From the Architect.
    • THE COMING HOUSE WILL BE FAIR TO SEE AND MADE OF BRICK.
    • LETTER XVI.
      • From Mrs. John.
      • DOMESTIC DISCIPLINE.
    • From Mrs. John.
    • DOMESTIC DISCIPLINE.
    • LETTER XVII.
      • From the Architect.
      • GOOD TASTE IS NOT A FOE BUT A FRIEND TO ECONOMY.
    • From the Architect.
    • GOOD TASTE IS NOT A FOE BUT A FRIEND TO ECONOMY.
    • LETTER XVIII.
      • From John.
      • OUR PICTURESQUE ANCESTORS.
    • From John.
    • OUR PICTURESQUE ANCESTORS.
    • LETTER XIX.
      • From the Architect.
      • THE USE AND THE ABUSE OF WOOD.
    • From the Architect.
    • THE USE AND THE ABUSE OF WOOD.
    • LETTER XX.
      • From John.
      • A SURRENDER AND CHANGE OF BASE.
    • From John.
    • A SURRENDER AND CHANGE OF BASE.
    • LETTER XXI.
      • From the Architect.
      • HOSPITALITY AND SUNLIGHT.
    • From the Architect.
    • HOSPITALITY AND SUNLIGHT.
    • LETTER XXII.
      • From Fred.
      • UNPROFESSIONAL SAGACITY.
    • From Fred.
    • UNPROFESSIONAL SAGACITY.
    • LETTER XXIII.
      • From the Architect.
      • STAIRWAYS AND OUTLOOKS.
    • From the Architect.
    • STAIRWAYS AND OUTLOOKS.
    • LETTER XXIV.
      • From Fred.
      • IN A MULTITUDE OF COUNSELLORS IS SAFETY.
    • From Fred.
    • IN A MULTITUDE OF COUNSELLORS IS SAFETY.
    • LETTER XXV.
      • From the Architect.
      • DOORS AND SLIDING-DOORS, WINDOWS AND BAY-WINDOWS.
    • From the Architect.
    • DOORS AND SLIDING-DOORS, WINDOWS AND BAY-WINDOWS.
    • LETTER XXVI.
      • From Fred.
      • EXPERIENCE KEEPS A DEAR SCHOOL.
    • From Fred.
    • EXPERIENCE KEEPS A DEAR SCHOOL.
    • LETTER XXVII.
      • From the Architect.
      • FASHION AND ORNAMENT, HARD WOOD AND PAINT.
    • From the Architect.
    • FASHION AND ORNAMENT, HARD WOOD AND PAINT.
    • LETTER XXVIII.
      • From Fred.
      • THOUGHT PROVOKES INQUIRY.
    • From Fred.
    • THOUGHT PROVOKES INQUIRY.
    • LETTER XXIX.
      • From the Architect.
      • CONSISTENCY, COMFORT, AND CARPETS.
    • From the Architect.
    • CONSISTENCY, COMFORT, AND CARPETS.
    • LETTER XXX.
      • From Miss Jane.
      • AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND ARCHITECTURE, POTATOES AND POSTSCRIPTS.
    • From Miss Jane.
    • AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND ARCHITECTURE, POTATOES AND POSTSCRIPTS.
    • LETTER XXXI.
      • From the Architect.
      • DOMESTIC-SERVICE REFORM.
    • From the Architect.
    • DOMESTIC-SERVICE REFORM.
    • LETTER XXXII.
      • From Fred.
      • GO TO; LET US BUILD A TOWER.
    • From Fred.
    • GO TO; LET US BUILD A TOWER.
    • LETTER XXXIII.
      • From the Architect.
      • BASEMENTS AND BALCONIES.
    • From the Architect.
    • BASEMENTS AND BALCONIES.
    • LETTER XXXIV.
      • From the Schoolmaster.
      • FOUR ROOMS ENOUGH.
    • From the Schoolmaster.
    • FOUR ROOMS ENOUGH.
    • LETTER XXXV.
      • From Mrs. John.
      • CONVENIENCES AND CONJECTURES.
    • From Mrs. John.
    • CONVENIENCES AND CONJECTURES.
    • LETTER XXXVI.
      • From the Architect.
      • THE LESSON OF THE ICE-HOUSE.
    • From the Architect.
    • THE LESSON OF THE ICE-HOUSE.
    • LETTER XXXVII.
      • From John.
      • SHINGLES, SUNSHINE, AND FRESH AIR.
    • From John.
    • SHINGLES, SUNSHINE, AND FRESH AIR.
    • LETTER XXXVIII.
      • From the Architect.
      • WHEN THE DOCTORS DIFFER.
    • From the Architect.
    • WHEN THE DOCTORS DIFFER.
    • LETTER XXXIX.
      • From John.
      • HOW TO DO IT.
    • From John.
    • HOW TO DO IT.
    • LETTER XL.
      • From the Architect.
      • THE BREATH OF LIFE.
    • From the Architect.
    • THE BREATH OF LIFE.
    • LETTER XLI.
      • From John.
      • ETERNAL VIGILANCE.
    • From John.
    • ETERNAL VIGILANCE.
    • LETTER XLII.
      • From the Architect.
      • SAVED BY CONSCIENCE.
    • From the Architect.
    • SAVED BY CONSCIENCE.
    • LETTER XLIII.
      • From John.
      • FINAL AND PERSONAL.
        • A CHAPTER FROM ACTUAL EXPERIENCE.
        • THE END.
      • A CHAPTER FROM ACTUAL EXPERIENCE.
      • THE END.
    • From John.
    • FINAL AND PERSONAL.
      • A CHAPTER FROM ACTUAL EXPERIENCE.
      • THE END.
    • A CHAPTER FROM ACTUAL EXPERIENCE.
    • THE END.
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