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First published in 1881, this classic volume presents dozens of practical examples of barns and outbuildingsincluding floor plans and building instructionsand contains two hundred and fiftyseven engravings, woodcuts, and line drawings illustrating historical and practical designs. Featured designs include cattle barns, pigpens, pigeon houses, selffeeding corncribs, selfclosing doors, icehouses, springhouses, granaries, horse barns, dog houses, and much more. Halsted also provides suggestions on the placement of outbuildings and on choosing the correct materials for foundations, walls, and roofs. This new release of Barns and Outbuildingsa tribute to the beauty of the farm and the ingenuity of the farmerwill engage new audiences, from builders and organic gardeners to history buffs and craft lovers.

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