An invaluable primary source illustrated for anyone engaged in the study, this period catalog will also be of special value to architectural and social historians, authentication, or restoration of antique homes or furnishings, Americana enthusiasts, and general readers. Many of these homes are still a common feature in cities and towns across America.
An Unabridged Reprint - Sears, Roebuck Catalog of Houses, 1926: Small Houses of the Twenties #ad - The present volume, a meticulous reproduction of a rare Sears, Roebuck catalog of 1926, provides a thorough, accurate record of the company's "Honor Bilt Modern Homes. Over 300 photographs and illustrations, with full descriptions, offer views of 86 different houses and cottages of widely varying sizes and designs.
Readers may recognize familiar architectural styles in designs such as the cozy six-room "Homewood" bungalow or the elegant "Lexington, " a nine-room, green-shuttered colonial. Also shown are several room interiors for each of 14 homes, along with photographs and plans for nine garages and a hunter's cabin.
Sears Modern Homes, 1913 Dover ArchitectureDover Publications #ad - Sears Modern Homes, 1913 Dover Architecture #ad - For thousands of americans, catalogs such as Sears' Modern Homes were the first step in realizing their dreams of owning a home. Antique collectors, home hobbyists, and fans of traditional design will find this book a bountiful resource for valuable tips on building and restoration. Reproduced from a rare 1913 edition, this volume features 112 designs for homes of "comfort and refinement.
These authentic plans offer a wealth of information on building materials and other details, along with external views, floor plans, descriptions with prices, and more.
Sears House Designs of the Thirties Dover ArchitectureDover Publications #ad - It will be welcomed by anyone who relishes a glimpse of America's architectural past. Over 200 illustration displayed interiors and exteriors for such handsome residences as the Belmont, breakfast alcove, three bedrooms, and one-and-a-half baths; and the Dover, a six-room house with vestibule, an English-styled cottage with a massive chimney and unusual roof lines.
Proudly promoting itself as "the largest home building organization in the world, " Sears, Roebuck and Company advertised in 1932 products in a handsome catalog that also displayed a full-size replica of Mount Vernon, created from Sears materials for a Paris exposition in 1932. At the heart of this now-rare publication were measured floor plans for 68 Sears homes.
Sears House Designs of the Thirties Dover Architecture #ad - Photographs of some interiors revealed a furnished living room with paneled side walls and hewed oak ceiling beams; a spacious kitchen with contemporary appliances; a 60-foot living room with a huge stone fireplace, built-in bookshelves, a vaulted ceiling, and other designs. An invaluable sourcebook for restorationists, this handsome volume will also be of use to people interested in preserving homes of the period.
Sears, Roebuck Home Builder's Catalog: The Complete Illustrated 1910 EditionDover Publications #ad - Many of the products and designs are still very much a part of the American landscape, easily recognizable in nearly every community in America today. All across america during the great building boom of the early 20th century, one of the most popular sources for home-building materials, and trimmings was the Sears, fixtures, Roebuck catalog for home builders.
Students and enthusiasts of american home and home-product design will find this unique publication an authentic and reliable sourcebook of early 20th-century Americana. This fascinating volume, reprinted from a rare surviving edition of that remarkably comprehensive publication, offers a peerless view of how thousands of Americans approached the practicalities and aesthetics of homebuilding in 1910
Sears, Roebuck Home Builder's Catalog: The Complete Illustrated 1910 Edition #ad - A huge selection of materials needed to build and finish an early 20th-century home — lumber, ornate porch rails and Craftsman china closets among them — are depicted in detailed line drawings with the original advertising copy, roofing, interior moldings, siding, chandeliers, gable ornaments, oak-veneered front doors, stair balusters, porcelain-enameled bathtubs, art glass windows, furnaces for hard and soft coal, bronze door locks, specifications, and prices.
Leafing through these pages, it quickly becomes apparent just how many readers — and buyers — this extraordinary book attracted. Anyone interested in renovating houses of this era will find it indispensable.
Houses by Mail: A Guide to Houses from Sears, Roebuck and CompanyWiley #ad - Arranged for easy identification in 15 sections by roof type, the book features nearly 450 house models with more than 800 illustrations, including drawings of the houses and floor plans. After decades of obscurity, Sears houses have become chic. Wall street Journal "These were. Spacious, solidly built homes.
Parade "don't be surprised if your own cozy bungalow turns up in the book. Philadelphia inquirer "a nostalgic and informative look at the tastes of Americans in the years before World War II. Publishers weekly "The bible to researchers of Sears' ready-cut homes. Saturday Evening Post. Houses by mail tells the story of these precut houses and provides for the first time an incomparable guide to identifying Sears houses across the country.
Houses by Mail: A Guide to Houses from Sears, Roebuck and Company #ad - From philadelphia, Pa. To coldwater, Kans. And cowley, Wyo. Sears put its guarantee on quality bungalows, colonials and Cape Cods, all with the latest modern conveniences--such as indoor plumbing. It was the american dream by mail order --smithsonian americans have ordered from Sears, some 100, Roebuck just about everything they have needed for their homes for 100 years--but from 1908 to 1940, 000 people also purchased their houses from this mail-order wizard.
Sears ready-to-assemble houses were ordered by mail and shipped by rail wherever a boxcar or two could pull in to unload the meticulously precut lumber and all the materials needed to build an exceptionally sturdy and well-designed house.
1897 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue: A Window to Turn-of-the-Century AmericaSkyhorse #ad - Catalogue, plenty of others are guaranteed to confuse or interest 21st century readers—like Bust Cream or Food and Sweet Spirits of Nitre. As the company grew from humble beginnings, its catalog selection exploded to include all sorts of categories and encompassed almost everything imaginable; eventually you could actually buy a house right along with everything you needed to furnish it.
Yes, opium. Not to mention ear trumpets, horse buggies, and Bibles. For every recognizable item included in the 1897 Sears, Roebuck & Co. They were amazon and walmart combined—the one place to shop for americans who needed everything—clothes, and more!Imagine it’s the end of the nineteenth century, with one catalog, and, furniture, tools, jewelry, musical instruments, books, you can buy everything from beds and tools to clothing and opium.
1897 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue: A Window to Turn-of-the-Century America #ad - What was once standard household fare is today a sometimes strange, often funny look at what life was once like for the average American family. Sears, roebuck & Co. Has defined and innovated American retail for years. Flipping through the pages of seemingly endless items, huge and small, readers will find it impossible not to marvel at such early American ingenuity and determination to allow people in the farthest reaches of a still-growing nation to purchase and receive all the necessities of life and the comforts of home.
For antique collectors, set designers, historians, costumers, and anyone just interested in the everyday components of life back in 1897, this facsimile is as entertaining as it is educational.
Homes in a Box: Modern Homes from Sears Roebuck Schiffer Design BooksSchiffer Publishing #ad - These homes were offered either as simple kits with only the blueprints and bill-of-materials or as complete homes with all materials and finishes. It gives a nostalgic look at the more than one hundred home kits sold by Sears Roebuck in the early 1900s. Many of them are unaware of the source of their home's design.
Used book in Good Condition. Is a facsimile reproduction of the Sears Modern Homes catalog. This book will help them trace their architectural heritage. Much of this wright influence can be traced to the proliferation of Wright homes in the Chicago area, Sears home base. Many of them are unaware of the source of their home's design.
Homes in a Box: Modern Homes from Sears Roebuck Schiffer Design Books #ad - It will also be an invaluable tool to those looking to trace the architectural history of the American home. The architectural styles ranged from simple bungalows to beautiful homes with a strong Frank Lloyd Wright influence. These homes were offered either as simple kits with only the blueprints and bill-of-materials or as complete homes with all materials and finishes.
Thousands of these homes are still standing and still providing shelter to families across the country. Much of this wright influence can be traced to the proliferation of Wright homes in the Chicago area, Sears home base. It will also be an invaluable tool to those looking to trace the architectural history of the American home.
1908 Sears, Roebuck & Co. CatalogueSkyhorse #ad - Whether they could buy it or not, people would pour over the massive volume that represented an icon in American retail. Have defined and innovated american retail for years, its catalog selection exploded to include almost every item a home would need:Work clothesDress clothesPianos and other musical instrumentsFishing and hunting gearCookwareFurnitureBeddingWall artAnd much much moreWith merchandise ranging from ordinary to fantastical and almost all of it priced at the pennies-on-the-dollar rate of the time, inspiring, browsing through this vintage collection is fun, As the company grew from humble beginnings, and educational.
Catalog was the Amazon. Com of its day, giving american families across the country access to thousands of items from clothing and furniture to buggies and hair tonic. If you needed something, and more, clothing, furniture, kitchen utensils, jewelry, you bought mail order. The 1908 sears, Roebuck & Co. Used book in Good Condition.
1908 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue #ad - Catalogue offers an amazing look at life in early twentieth-century America. Sears, roebuck & Co. A century ago sears, Roebuck & Co was like Amazon and Walmart combined. This facsimile offers a unique peek into the America of 1908, antique dealers, screenwriters, fascinating for historians, designers, and more.
The Bungalow Book: Floor Plans and Photos of 112 Houses, 1910 Dover ArchitectureDover Publications #ad - Cozy, and distinctly Californian, charming, the bungalow is an enduring architectural icon. Complementing each set of prints was an illustration or photograph of the completed house, which most frequently contained two or three bedrooms with closet space, living and dining rooms, a kitchen with pantry, and a bath.
The Bungalow Book: Floor Plans and Photos of 112 Houses, 1910 Dover Architecture #ad - An ideal reference for preservationists and restorers, this reprint of Wilson's rare catalog represents a wonderful time capsule and invaluable guide to a popular style of American domestic architecture. Used book in Good Condition. Originally designed to survive earthquakes, the low, beauty, rambling structures combined grace, and comfort at minimum cost.
Early in the twentieth century, who called himself "the Bungalow Man, Los Angeles architect Henry Wilson, " compiled 112 of the most popular and economic bungalow blueprints of his time in a catalog for would-be homeowners.
500 Small Houses of the Twenties Dover ArchitectureDover Publications #ad - Includes floorplans & description of principle features. By leading domestic artists of the period. Each design is presented in a handsome perspective drawing or photograph, along with floor plans and a description of its principal features. The designs reflect many variations on the basic themes of American colonial architecture, updated by new construction technology and the design aesthetics of the post‒World War I era.
The bungalow and semi-bungalow were perhaps the biggest design news of the times, and they are generously represented in this huge collection. Architects, architectural & social historians, students, and enthusiasts of architecture and design will find a rich selection of small home concepts that once set the standard for a new era in American home design.
Includes 500 small home designs of the 1920 Spurred by a rapidly expanding economy and abundant resources of land, building materials and skilled labor, the dream of building and owning one's own home became a reality in America in the 1920s. Used book in Good Condition. Because of the practicality and good looks of the best of these designs, and perhaps for the nostalgia they evoke, many are being revived today by builders and buyers in communities across America.
500 Small Houses of the Twenties Dover Architecture #ad - Architects, architectural, and social historians, students and enthusiasts of architecture and design will find in these pages a rich selection of small-home concepts that once set the standard for a new era in American home design, and that still form an integral part of our landscape many decades after their first inspiration.
Many are by leading domestic architects of the period.
Aladdin "Built in a Day" House Catalog, 1917 Dover ArchitectureDover Publications #ad - Presented in handsome perpective drawing or photograph. Shown in landscaped exteriors, floor plans, and overhead cutaway views. Designs for 60 homes, a reception hall, from a simple four-room cottage with a front porch to a comfortable two-story home with four bedrooms, and pantry. With detailed commentaries on each design.
By leading domestic artists of the period. Includes 500 small home designs of the 1920 Includes floorplans & description of principle features. Architects, students, architectural & social historians, and enthusiasts of architecture and design will find a rich selection of small home concepts that once set the standard for a new era in American home design.
Aladdin "Built in a Day" House Catalog, 1917 Dover Architecture #ad - Aladdin "built in a day" House Catalog, 1917 Dover Architecture Paperback. Used book in Good Condition.