American Homes and Gardens Magazine, May 1909, Vol. XI, No. 5: "Fernbrook," The Summer Home of Thomas Shields Clarke


Pages 173-212 + xxiv ads. Features: Nostalgic photo-illustrated ad for the Coldwell Lawn Mower Company; The Garden in Your Town - Prize Competition; Homes of American Artists - "Fernbrook,", the Summer Home of Thomas Shields Clarke, Lenox, MA - great photo-illustrated article; Practical Suggestions for Domestic Ventilation; A Small Brick House at Concord, MA - Built for Mr. Charles Francis Adams - A Leanto House of the 17th Century Reproduced in Brick; Flower-box Beauty; The Porch Sitting-Room - a wonderful centerfold compilation of twelve photos of Pleasant Outdoor Resting Places; Creating a Small Country Home; Historic Mansions of the Rappahannock River - "Sabine Hall" - one of the famous Carter Homesteads in Virginia - article with marvelous photos; Watercress Culture in France - wonderful photo-illustrated article; A House Built for J.L. Johnson, Esq., at Hackensack, NJ; Ants and Bees as Pets; "Penllyn House", the Residence of Arthur King Wood, Esq., at Ardsley-On-Hudson, NY; The Best Twenty Annuals for the Flower Garden; Nice one-page illustrated article for Wm. Knabe & Co. pianos; Photo-illustrated ad for the Grand Trunk railway system promotes Temagami, Northern Ontario, "A New Place to Shoot and Fish"; Illustrated ad for Elkhart (horse-drawn) Buggies; Interesting photo-ad for the Clinton Wire Cloth Company shows a 15,000 gallon concrete tank built for Edmund Tatham of Katonah, NY; Sensational color back cover ad for The Hartford Rubber Works Co. shows lady watching cars speed by; and more. Average wear and external soiling. Minor moisture exposure. Chip from upper left corner of front cover. Middle eight pages loose but present. A worthy copy of this charming vintage issue.

Title: American Homes and Gardens Magazine, May 1909, Vol. XI, No. 5: "Fernbrook," The Summer Home of Thomas Shields Clarke

Author: Ferrii, B.; Clake, T.; De Martin, R.; Powell, E.; Dabney, E.; Boyer, J.; Thurston, P.; Et al

Illustrator: Miller, Laura (cover)

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Architecture, Gardening,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Munn & Co., Inc.: 1909

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 201h0783

Keywords: American Homes and Gardens Magazine, May 1909, Vol. XI, No. 5: "Fernbrook, " The Summer Home of Thomas Shields,