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THE COUNTRY GENTLEMANíS ARCHITECT;
Lugar, R.

THE COUNTRY GENTLEMANíS ARCHITECT;

Containing a Variety of Designs for Farm Houses and Farm Yards of Different Magnitudes, Arranged on the Most Approved Principles for Arable, Grazing, Feeding, and Dairy Farms; With Plans and Sections Shewing at Large The Construction of Cottages, Barns, Stables, Feeding-Houses, Dairies, Brew-Houses, Maltings, &c. With Plans for Stables and Dog-Kennels; To Which are Added, Designs for Labourersí Cottage and Small Villas. The Whole Adapted to the Use of Country Gentlemen About to Build or to Alter. J. Taylor ... 1807.
1st Ed. Sm. 4to. v + 26pp. + 8pp. list of books for sale. 22 engraved plates including 8 double page. With the signature of Nath Barnardiston to head of title page, some foxing, front f.e.p. creased, contemporary paper backed marbled boards, upper leading corner bumped, some paper loss to edges and lacking much of backstrip. A very charming pattern book for country gentlemen wanting villas to look like farms, and for genteel farmers wanting farms to look like villas. Designs for cottages, farm houses and complete farm yards are followed by detailed plans for dairies, dog kennels, hunting stables, piggeries, poultry yards and breweries. Lugar was also concerned in convincing such gentlemen of he need to employ and architect in addition to a builder.
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