Essay on the Construction of cottages
Title: Essay on the Construction of cottages suited for the dwellings of the labouring classes for which the premium was voted by the Highland Society of Scotland.
Author: George Smith
Publisher: Blackie & Son
Enclosed in hard cover
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An interesting historical document. In 1832 -33 The Highland Society of Scotland offered a prize to the best adjudged plans submitted to improve the dwellings of the labouring class. This essay was the winning presentation.
The Essay is also accompanied by 9 separate fold out plan illustrations & 2 fold out illustrations of chimney and roof designs.
There are also 3 pages of advertising relating to other Blackie & Son publications
The Essay is presented in a hard board cover with labelled title. There is some dirt and staining on these boards.
The inside pages have some dirt and water staining both but overall in good condition.
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