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Representative California Homes, a book of fifty one and two-story medium cost homes with plans
Los Angeles: E.W. Stillwell & Co., n.d.
Loaned by Alfred Willis

California stock plan books were distributed across the U.S. and even internationally. In addition to its testimonials from satisfied customers from Texas to Maine, this plan book bears the bookplate of an aristocratic Dutch family, Molewater de la Rive Box.

1953 Home Savings Bank Calendar with house plans
Albany, N.Y.: Modern Home Builder’s Guide, 1953.
Loaned by Prof. Andrew Shanken

Better Homes & Gardens Five Star Home Plan No. 2709
Meredith Publishing Company, 1956.
Environmental Design Archives, William W. Wurster/WBE Collection

Kozy Homes: a selection of artistic little houses ...
Los Angeles: DeLuxe Building Co., [192-?].
EnvDesign Rare  NA7235.C22 L73 1920z

Modest Cost Small Homes (own your own home)
[American Lumberman]. n.p.: American Lumberman, 1939.
EnvDesign Rare TH4818.W6 M64 1939

Attractive Homes
Los Angeles, Cleveland publications [194-?].
EnvDesign Rare NA7238.L6 C55 1940z

Attractive Homes
Guaranty Building and Loan, Oakland and San Jose. Los Angeles, Cleveland publications [194-?].
EnvDesign Rare NA7208. A87 1900z:

Ideal Suggestions for Bungalows and Homes
San Francisco: Marshall & Stearns Co., distributed by The Brighten Up Store, Pacific Building Materials Co., n.d.
EnvDesign Rare NA7571.M37 1900z

Redwood Home Plans, by California Architects; with ten small homes San Francisco: California Redwood Association, 2nd ed., 1927.
EnvDesign Rare NA7173 .C35 1927

Angelus: 300 distinctive homes
Angelus House-Plan Service Co. [Los Angeles: Angelus Architectural Service
Co., 1928].
EnvDesign Rare NA7127 .A537 1928

Joseph L. Eichler Presents Midrock, a unique townhouse development
Midrock Price List and Plans
Environmental Design Archives, Oakland & Imada Collection

Schulte Homes
Schulte Construction Co. [Los Angeles: The Broadway, 1938?].
EnvDesign Rare NA7238.L6 S24 1938

Small Homes
Topeka, Kan.: Garlinghouse Company, distributed by Guaranty Buildings & Loan Association, Oakland and San Jose, [ca. 1945].
EnvDesign Rare NA7208.G3 1950z

Beautiful Homes
Cleveland, Ohio: Common Brick Manufacturers' Association, [192-?].
EnvDesign Rare NA7205.C64 1920z

Your Future Home Guide
Gilbert D. Spindel & Bernard Close. Jacksonville, FL: Future Homes Co., 1948.
Environmental Design Archives, Ward Thomas Collection

Practical Bungalows of Southern California
Los Angeles Investment Company. Los Angeles: Los Angeles Investment Co., improved ed., 1911.
Loaned by Alfred Willis

As an indication of the widespread popularity of the bungalow, and of stock plan catalogs, this book bears the stamps of booksellers in Vancouver, British Columbia and Anvers, Belgium.

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