||Collector's Perspective and Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- The First American Architectural Books: Builder's Guides in the New Republic -- Honoring the Democratic Ideal: The Heyday of the Greek Revival -- Popular Taste Making: Pattern Books and Gothic Fantasies -- Optimism and Mid-Century: Every Man Can Build His Own Home -- Big Firms, Big Sales: Marketing House Plans to the Nation -- Passion for the Past: The Colonial Revival Begins -- Mansions for Millionaires: Beaux Arts Country Houses, 1890-1930 -- Smaller Homes for the Millions: Plans by Mail or Houses by Rail -- Bungalows: Artful Houses for the Common Man -- The Homes We Fought For: Modern or Traditional? -- More Developments, Fewer Designs: The Demise of the House Plan Book -- Illustration Sources, Additional Resources, and Bibliography.
|General note||"Designed by Julia Sedykh; 1500 copies have been printed by Puritan Capital"--Colophon.|
|General note||"Published to accompany the exhibition Selling the dwelling at The Grolier Club, New York, December 11, 2013-February 7, 2014"--Prelim. p.|
|General note||Index (4 p.) inserted.|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-285).|