8vo. 144pp, numerous photo text ills & plans. Publisher’s cloth, bumped at head and foot of spine and outer corner, and with a small hole in the volume’s cloth spine. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel.
House planning advice for the layman from Phillips, catering for those wishing to make alterations to existing older houses, largely those of Victorian date, to adapt them to modern usage, thereby contributing to the trend of removing original features (particularly fireplaces, “features that offend in the majority of Victorian houses”).