Low Cost Suburban Homes a book of suggestions for the man with the moderate purse.
New York Robert M McBride & Company  1920
120pp illustrated with b/w plates and line ills including house plans. Loosely inserted is a newspaper cutting + 4 further clippings from the company Frederick J Dolan, a real estate company, showing houses constructed that could be viewed. 4to. Green cloth overprinted with black titles. Very good copy. The whole book is about kit houses which could be erected in suitable locations and is packed with examples of styles and locations in the USA. Signed by a previous owner inside the front cover in pencil. Sections on: The service of the architect, by H. Hammitt. How to go about planning your home, by C. E. Schermerhorn. The cost of different kinds of building, by G. H. Ingraham. The promise of American house building, by R. A. Cram. An album of low cost suburban homes and also gives the addresses of contributing architects.