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The Country Cottage is a title co-authored by George Llewellyn Morris and Esther Wood, this book provides the reader with a detailed overview of the construction of a cottage.The Country Cottage is a volume chock full of advice to readers considering building a cottage. The book is divided into thirteen chapters which, when examined altogether, cover all of the basics one must consider before breaking ground. Specific chapters focus on subjects such as the water supply, drainage and foundations, planning and distribution of rooms, fireplaces, and much more. The book contains a slew of images, many of which are detailed floor plans best interpreted by those with at least an introductory background in design and construction.The Country Cottage is a book that may be more valuable and insightful today than the day it was published. This is due the great degree of interest in using traditional and heritage methods for constructing modern cottages. Many individuals desire a cottage that allows them to feel like they are stepping back in time, and a building constructed using the concepts of heritage carpentry detailed in this work would certainly carry a degree of old-fashioned charm. Morris and Wood have included a wealth of valuable information on classic design principles and heritage construction methods.The Country Cottage is an excellent resource guide for readers interested in learning more about building a country or lakeside home. Anybody building a cottage could surely gain a degree of inspiration from this text, and those drawn to classic designs and methods will likely be particularly inspired.