"Designs and plans for farmhouses, cottages, landscapes, barns, and outbuildings from the 19th century. Provides an excellent introduction as well as suggestions for using these plans to add architectural detail to your own home...an excellent bibliography."--Victorian Homes. "Both a historical look at construction techniques and designs of the 1800s, and an idea book for modern architects and designers."--Woodshop News. "...the best home, barn and landscape designs...in a charming book....a good sourcebook....contains numerous original illustrations showing a wealth of construction details...site plans and plantings."--Fine Homebuilding.