Small Homes for the Community

London: Crosby Lockwood & Son. 1924.

First edition, 4to. xi, 32pp text, 140 plates & plans, 6 fold-out plans, with a 52pp appendix. Chocolate brown and cafe-au-lait cloth in the original near fine dust-wrapper. Some light creasing to rear. In mylar wraps. Cracking to joints just before the appendix. A crucial work for anyone interested in the development of suburbia or metro-land. The book gives full details of the types of houses then springing up around all of England's major cites in the post-WWI effort to create 'homes fit for heroes'. Of particular interest is the fully costed appendix on houses in Welwyn Garden City, giving an insight into the development of the garden cities and New Towns.

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