Convenient Houses With Fifty Plans for the Housekeeper, Architect and Housewife
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Convenient Houses With Fifty Plans for the Housekeeper, Architect and Housewife

By Louis Henry Gibson
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  • CONVENIENT HOUSES WITH Fifty Plans for the Housekeeper
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
    • THE ARCHITECT AND THE HOUSEWIFE.
    • CONVENIENT HOUSES.
      • CHAPTER I.
      • CHAPTER II.
      • CHAPTER III.
      • CHAPTER IV.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • A JOURNEY THROUGH THE HOUSE.
      • CHAPTER V.
        • VESTIBULE.
        • HALL.
        • RECEPTION-HALL, PARLOR, AND SITTING-ROOM.
        • DINING-ROOM.
      • VESTIBULE.
      • HALL.
      • RECEPTION-HALL, PARLOR, AND SITTING-ROOM.
      • DINING-ROOM.
      • CHAPTER VI.
      • CHAPTER VII.
      • CHAPTER VIII.
      • CHAPTER IX.
      • CHAPTER X.
      • CHAPTER XI.
      • CHAPTER XII.
      • CHAPTER XIII.
      • CHAPTER XIV.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • VESTIBULE.
      • HALL.
      • RECEPTION-HALL, PARLOR, AND SITTING-ROOM.
      • DINING-ROOM.
    • VESTIBULE.
    • HALL.
    • RECEPTION-HALL, PARLOR, AND SITTING-ROOM.
    • DINING-ROOM.
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • CHAPTER X.
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • CHAPTER XII.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
    • PLANS OF FIFTY CONVENIENT HOUSES.
      • CHAPTER XV.
      • CHAPTER XVI.
      • CHAPTER XVII.
      • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • CHAPTER XIX.
      • CHAPTER XX.
      • CHAPTER XXI.
      • CHAPTER XXII.
      • CHAPTER XXIII.
      • CHAPTER XXIV.
      • CHAPTER XXV.
      • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • CHAPTER XV.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
    • CHAPTER XX.
    • CHAPTER XXI.
    • CHAPTER XXII.
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • CHAPTER XXV.
    • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • PRACTICAL HOUSE-BUILDING.
      • CHAPTER XXVII.
        • LOCATING THE HOUSE.
        • WATER.
        • EXCAVATING.
        • DRAINING.
        • MASON-WORK.
      • LOCATING THE HOUSE.
      • WATER.
      • EXCAVATING.
      • DRAINING.
      • MASON-WORK.
      • CHAPTER XXVIII.
        • CELLAR.
        • CHIMNEYS.
        • OUTSIDE CELLAR-WAY.
        • AREAS.
      • CELLAR.
      • CHIMNEYS.
      • OUTSIDE CELLAR-WAY.
      • AREAS.
      • CHAPTER XXIX.
        • CUT STONE.
        • TERRA-COTTA WORK.
        • PRIVY VAULT.
        • CISTERN.
        • FILTERS.
        • BRICK PAVEMENT.
        • CEMENT PAVEMENT.
      • CUT STONE.
      • TERRA-COTTA WORK.
      • PRIVY VAULT.
      • CISTERN.
      • FILTERS.
      • BRICK PAVEMENT.
      • CEMENT PAVEMENT.
      • CHAPTER XXX.
        • CARPENTER WORK.
        • JOISTS.
        • STUD WALLS.
        • ROOF.
        • OUTSIDE FINISH.
        • OUTSIDE CASINGS.
        • WINDOWS.
        • OUTSIDE SHUTTERS.
        • PORCHES.
        • LATTICE PORCH.
        • OUTSIDE STEPS.
      • CARPENTER WORK.
      • JOISTS.
      • STUD WALLS.
      • ROOF.
      • OUTSIDE FINISH.
      • OUTSIDE CASINGS.
      • WINDOWS.
      • OUTSIDE SHUTTERS.
      • PORCHES.
      • LATTICE PORCH.
      • OUTSIDE STEPS.
      • CHAPTER XXXI.
        • INSIDE WOOD-WORK.
        • FLOORS.
        • DOORS AND FRAMES.
        • FLY SCREEN.
        • INSIDE CASINGS.
        • BASE.
        • WAINSCOTING.
        • INSIDE SHUTTERS.
        • WOOD-WORK FOR PLUMBING.
        • PICTURE MOULDINGS.
        • CLOSET-FITTINGS.
        • DRAWERS FOR CLOSETS.
        • CHINA-ROOM SPECIFICATION.
        • PANTRY SPECIFICATION.
        • FLOUR-BIN.
        • BOXES FOR PANTRY SUPPLIES.
        • STAIRS.
      • INSIDE WOOD-WORK.
      • FLOORS.
      • DOORS AND FRAMES.
      • FLY SCREEN.
      • INSIDE CASINGS.
      • BASE.
      • WAINSCOTING.
      • INSIDE SHUTTERS.
      • WOOD-WORK FOR PLUMBING.
      • PICTURE MOULDINGS.
      • CLOSET-FITTINGS.
      • DRAWERS FOR CLOSETS.
      • CHINA-ROOM SPECIFICATION.
      • PANTRY SPECIFICATION.
      • FLOUR-BIN.
      • BOXES FOR PANTRY SUPPLIES.
      • STAIRS.
      • CHAPTER XXXII.
        • GAS-PIPING.
        • GAS.
        • TIN WORK.
        • GUTTERS.
        • VALLEYS AND OTHER TIN WORK.
        • PAINTING.
        • EXTERIOR STAINING.
        • INTERIOR STAINING.
        • OIL FINISHING.
        • FLOOR FINISH.
        • GLAZING.
        • CATHEDRAL GLASS.
        • HARDWARE.
      • GAS-PIPING.
      • GAS.
      • TIN WORK.
      • GUTTERS.
      • VALLEYS AND OTHER TIN WORK.
      • PAINTING.
      • EXTERIOR STAINING.
      • INTERIOR STAINING.
      • OIL FINISHING.
      • FLOOR FINISH.
      • GLAZING.
      • CATHEDRAL GLASS.
      • HARDWARE.
      • CHAPTER XXXIII.
        • WATER DISTRIBUTION.
        • OUTSIDE FIXTURES.
        • SOFT-WATER SUPPLY.
        • SOIL PIPE.
        • INSIDE FIXTURES.
      • WATER DISTRIBUTION.
      • OUTSIDE FIXTURES.
      • SOFT-WATER SUPPLY.
      • SOIL PIPE.
      • INSIDE FIXTURES.
      • CHAPTER XXXIV.
        • BATH-TUBS.
        • SAFES.
        • WATER-CLOSETS.
        • WASH-STANDS.
        • LAUNDRY FITTINGS.
        • OUTSIDE DRAINS.
        • GREASE SINKS.
        • NICKEL FITTINGS.
      • BATH-TUBS.
      • SAFES.
      • WATER-CLOSETS.
      • WASH-STANDS.
      • LAUNDRY FITTINGS.
      • OUTSIDE DRAINS.
      • GREASE SINKS.
      • NICKEL FITTINGS.
      • CHAPTER XXXV.
      • CHAPTER XXXVI.
    • CHAPTER XXVII.
      • LOCATING THE HOUSE.
      • WATER.
      • EXCAVATING.
      • DRAINING.
      • MASON-WORK.
    • LOCATING THE HOUSE.
    • WATER.
    • EXCAVATING.
    • DRAINING.
    • MASON-WORK.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII.
      • CELLAR.
      • CHIMNEYS.
      • OUTSIDE CELLAR-WAY.
      • AREAS.
    • CELLAR.
    • CHIMNEYS.
    • OUTSIDE CELLAR-WAY.
    • AREAS.
    • CHAPTER XXIX.
      • CUT STONE.
      • TERRA-COTTA WORK.
      • PRIVY VAULT.
      • CISTERN.
      • FILTERS.
      • BRICK PAVEMENT.
      • CEMENT PAVEMENT.
    • CUT STONE.
    • TERRA-COTTA WORK.
    • PRIVY VAULT.
    • CISTERN.
    • FILTERS.
    • BRICK PAVEMENT.
    • CEMENT PAVEMENT.
    • CHAPTER XXX.
      • CARPENTER WORK.
      • JOISTS.
      • STUD WALLS.
      • ROOF.
      • OUTSIDE FINISH.
      • OUTSIDE CASINGS.
      • WINDOWS.
      • OUTSIDE SHUTTERS.
      • PORCHES.
      • LATTICE PORCH.
      • OUTSIDE STEPS.
    • CARPENTER WORK.
    • JOISTS.
    • STUD WALLS.
    • ROOF.
    • OUTSIDE FINISH.
    • OUTSIDE CASINGS.
    • WINDOWS.
    • OUTSIDE SHUTTERS.
    • PORCHES.
    • LATTICE PORCH.
    • OUTSIDE STEPS.
    • CHAPTER XXXI.
      • INSIDE WOOD-WORK.
      • FLOORS.
      • DOORS AND FRAMES.
      • FLY SCREEN.
      • INSIDE CASINGS.
      • BASE.
      • WAINSCOTING.
      • INSIDE SHUTTERS.
      • WOOD-WORK FOR PLUMBING.
      • PICTURE MOULDINGS.
      • CLOSET-FITTINGS.
      • DRAWERS FOR CLOSETS.
      • CHINA-ROOM SPECIFICATION.
      • PANTRY SPECIFICATION.
      • FLOUR-BIN.
      • BOXES FOR PANTRY SUPPLIES.
      • STAIRS.
    • INSIDE WOOD-WORK.
    • FLOORS.
    • DOORS AND FRAMES.
    • FLY SCREEN.
    • INSIDE CASINGS.
    • BASE.
    • WAINSCOTING.
    • INSIDE SHUTTERS.
    • WOOD-WORK FOR PLUMBING.
    • PICTURE MOULDINGS.
    • CLOSET-FITTINGS.
    • DRAWERS FOR CLOSETS.
    • CHINA-ROOM SPECIFICATION.
    • PANTRY SPECIFICATION.
    • FLOUR-BIN.
    • BOXES FOR PANTRY SUPPLIES.
    • STAIRS.
    • CHAPTER XXXII.
      • GAS-PIPING.
      • GAS.
      • TIN WORK.
      • GUTTERS.
      • VALLEYS AND OTHER TIN WORK.
      • PAINTING.
      • EXTERIOR STAINING.
      • INTERIOR STAINING.
      • OIL FINISHING.
      • FLOOR FINISH.
      • GLAZING.
      • CATHEDRAL GLASS.
      • HARDWARE.
    • GAS-PIPING.
    • GAS.
    • TIN WORK.
    • GUTTERS.
    • VALLEYS AND OTHER TIN WORK.
    • PAINTING.
    • EXTERIOR STAINING.
    • INTERIOR STAINING.
    • OIL FINISHING.
    • FLOOR FINISH.
    • GLAZING.
    • CATHEDRAL GLASS.
    • HARDWARE.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII.
      • WATER DISTRIBUTION.
      • OUTSIDE FIXTURES.
      • SOFT-WATER SUPPLY.
      • SOIL PIPE.
      • INSIDE FIXTURES.
    • WATER DISTRIBUTION.
    • OUTSIDE FIXTURES.
    • SOFT-WATER SUPPLY.
    • SOIL PIPE.
    • INSIDE FIXTURES.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV.
      • BATH-TUBS.
      • SAFES.
      • WATER-CLOSETS.
      • WASH-STANDS.
      • LAUNDRY FITTINGS.
      • OUTSIDE DRAINS.
      • GREASE SINKS.
      • NICKEL FITTINGS.
    • BATH-TUBS.
    • SAFES.
    • WATER-CLOSETS.
    • WASH-STANDS.
    • LAUNDRY FITTINGS.
    • OUTSIDE DRAINS.
    • GREASE SINKS.
    • NICKEL FITTINGS.
    • CHAPTER XXXV.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI.
    • BUSINESS POINTS IN BUILDING.
      • CHAPTER XXXVII.
    • CHAPTER XXXVII.
    • HOW TO SECURE A HOME.
      • CHAPTER XXXVIII.
      • CHAPTER XXXIX.
      • CHAPTER XL.
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII.
    • CHAPTER XXXIX.
    • CHAPTER XL.
    • INDEX.
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