Your Engineered House

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Author Name: Roberts, Rex

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket

Edition 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Publisher New York M. Evans and Company, Inc. 1964

Seller ID A34881

B&W Illustrations; The book design is by Edward Gorey. The book is in Very Good condition and Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The top spine end has several edge tears and some beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has edge tears, nicks and rubbing to the spine and flap joints. The spine of the dust jacket has noticeable fading. "The author of this book is a builder who believes that a house is as personal a thing as a suit of clothing; that it should fit the needs and personalities of those who live in it, and that it should wear well over a long period of time. He believes furthermore that it is possible, even on a tight budget, to avoid the rubber stamp look and achieve the dream house—providing, of course, that the dream is well thought out. Most of today's housing, he contends, offers us about half the value we should be getting for every dollar we spend. This book explains how, through proper choice of plan and materials, a family can get more house for the same money."

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