Silver Lake, New Hampshire: John F. Chick & Son, Building Material, 1938-1941. First Editions. Pictorial Paper Covers. Lot of nine issues, averaging 16pp each; illustrated throughout from photographs, floor plans and elevations. In the original, pictorial wrappers. Approx 11" x 8.5" Very Good. Item #036916
The thrust of this magazine is "Now is the time to build your own home." Themes of these issues include: Hollywood Hilltops; Simple Dignity Is the Best Architecture; Cape Cod Cottages; Need Four Bedrooms?; Wood Walls; A Place to Eat in the Kitchen; Twin Level First Floor; Fireplace Ideas; The Case for Home Ownership; Colonial Twins; Summer Cottages; Modernizing A House; Plywood Is Perfect Material; Baseball Grows Up [a four-page departure in one issue]; Historic Walls; Suburban Charm; Log Cabin Siding; Ideas for the Roadside Merchant; Two Farm Homes in 1940 Style; Modernizing Your Farmhouse; Duplicate the Charm of Old World Cottages; Underground Storage Easily Built; Three Modern Farm Homes; Small Summer Cottages; More Miracles - the Metropolitan Way; Build Storage Facilites, Now!; Model House and Barn in Ohio; &c. [Internal evidence suggests that this was a Federal Housing Administration periodical.].