Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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unitscan be rearranged quickly in any number of newand artistic combinations. Exact duplicate of sec-tions are always obtainable. Globe -Wernicke Bookcases are made in manystyles and finishes to suit the color scheme of dif-ferent interior trims. Sold by 1500 authorized agen-cies. Where not represented goods will be shippedon approval, freight prepaid. Booklovers* Shopping List**—This littlebook lists the works of great authors andgives the prices of the same in sets. The listincludes the low priced, popular sets as wellas the de luxe editions. Every book buyershould have a copy. Sent free with theGlobe-Wernicke catalog. Address Dept. A.H. arte stota~*wermeKc G< Branch Stores : New York, 380-382 Broadway : Philadel-phia, 1012-1014 Chestnut St. ; Chicago, 231-235 So. Wabash Ave. ;Boston, 91-93 Federal St. ; Washington, 1218-1220 b St., N.W. ;Cincinnati, 128-134 Fourth Ave., E._ CincinnatiOhio Commonwealth Hotel Opposite State House, Boston, Mass.STORER F. CRAFTS, General Manager
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offers rooms with hot and cold water for $1.00per day and up, which includes free use ofPublic shower baths. Nothing to equal thisin New England. Rooms with private bathsfor $1.50 per day and up, suites of two roomsand bath for $4.00 per day and up. Diningrooms and cafe first class. European plan. ABSOLUTELY FIREPROOFStrictly A Temperance Hotel Send for BookletCOMMONWEALTH HOTEL, Inc. THE EVOLUTION OF WALL-PAPER THE idea of adorning walls with paperappears to have originated in China,where it was so employed as early as thefourth century, says Harpers Weekly.It seems to have remained unknown toWestern nations until the sixteenth cen-tury, when Holland, at the height of hernaval supremacy, borrowed the notionfrom the Chinese and introduced it to therest of Europe. In China the first wall-papers wereprinted from blocks, painted by hand, andstamped with great seals. Modern in-genuity provided rolls of such papershowing a continuous duplicate of designquite unknown to the Celestials. Unti
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