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Craftsman homes


Stickley, Gustav, 1858-1942.
Craftsman homes
New York, New York: Craftsman Publishing Company, 1909
205 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), plans ; 28 cm.

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[Title page]


Table of contents


"The simplification of life:" a chapter from Edward Carpenter's book called "England's ideal", pp. 1-5

"The art of building a home": by Barry Parker and Raymond Unwin, pp. 6-8 ff.

A craftsman house founded on the California mission style, pp. [unnumbered]-11

An old-fashioned house with the dining room and kitchen in one, pp. 12-14

A small cottage that is comfortable, attractive and inexpensive, p. 15

A plain house that will last for generations and need but few repairs, pp. 16-18

A cottage of cement or stone that is conveniently arranged for a small family, p. 19

Suburban house designed for a lot having wide frontage but little depth, pp. 20-22

A very simple and inexpensive cottage built of battened boards, p. 23

A cement house that shows the decorative use of concrete as a framework, pp. 24-27

Cement house showing lavish use of half-timber as a decoration, pp. 28-29

Cement house showing craftsman idea of half-timber construction, pp. 30-31

A comfortable and convenient house for the suburbs or the country, pp. 32-35

A craftsman city house designed to accommodate two families, pp. 36-37

A craftsman farm house that is comfortable, homelike and beautiful, pp. 38-41

House with court, pergolas, outdoor living rooms and sleeping balconies, pp. 42-44

The craftsman's house: a practical application of our theories of home building, pp. 45-49

A small shingled house that shows many interesting structural features, pp. 50-51

A roomy, inviting farmhouse, designed for pleasant home life in the country, pp. 52-53

A simple, straightforward design from which many homes have been built, pp. 54-55

A craftsman house in which tower construction has been effectively used, pp. 56-59

A concrete cottage designed in the form of a Greek cross to admit more light, pp. 60-61

A bungalow of irregular form and unusually interesting construction, pp. 62-65

A roomy, homelike farmhouse for lovers of plain and wholesome country life, pp. 66-67

A plaster house upon which wood has been liberally used, pp. 68-69

A farmhouse designed with a long, unbroken roof line at the back, pp. 70-71

Two inexpensive but charming cottages for women who want their own homes, pp. 72-73

A log house that will serve either as a summer camp or a country home, pp. 74-75

A pleasant and homelike cottage designed for a small family, pp. 76-77

A country clubhouse that is built like a log cabin, pp. 78-80

A plain little cabin that would make a good summer home in the woods, p. 81

A bungalow built around a courtyard facing the water, pp. 82-84

A rustic cabin that is meant for a weekend cottage or a vacation home, p. 85

A bungalow designed for a mountain camp or summer home, pp. 86-87

A convenient bungalow with separate kitchen and open air dining room, pp. 88-91

A cottage planned with a special idea to economical heating, p. 92

A cottage that comes within the limits of very moderate means, p. 93

A country house that was originally planned for a mountain camp, pp. 94-96

Porches, pergolas and terraces: the charm of living out of doors, pp. 97-101

The effective use of cobblestones as a link between house and landscape, pp. 102-108

Beautiful garden gates: the charm that is always found in an interesting approach to an enclosure, pp. 109-112

The natural garden: some things that can be done when nature is followed instead of thwarted, pp. 113-118

What may be done with water and rocks in a little garden, pp. 119-124

Halls and stairways: their importance in the general scheme of a craftsman house, pp. 125-128 ff.

The living room: its many uses and the possibilities it has for comfort and beauty, pp. [unnumbered]-136

The dining room as a center of hospitality and good cheer, pp. [unnumbered]-141

A convenient and well-equipped kitchen that simplifies the housework, pp. 142-143

The treatment of wall spaces so that a room is in itself complete and satisfying, pp. 144-148

Floors that complete the decorative scheme of a room, pp. 149-150

An outline of furniture-making in this country: showing the place of craftsman furniture in the evolution of an American style, pp. 151-159

Willow chairs and settles which harmonize with the more severe and massive furniture made of oak, pp. 160-161

Craftsman metal work: designed and made according to the same principles that rule the furniture, pp. 162-164

The kind of fabrics and needlework that harmonize with and complete the craftsman decorative scheme, pp. 165-168

Cabinet work for home workers and students who wish to learn the fundamental principles of construction, pp. 169-184

Our native woods and the craftsman method of finishing them, pp. 185-193

The craftsman idea of the kind of home environment that would result from more natural standards of life and work, pp. 194-205 ff.


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