Planning and Building Your Patio, by Shan Stewart. 1954, hardcover, 123 pages. Wonderful vintage patio building design book. Featuring fabulous mid century modern patios. Loaded with amazing 1950's era ideas, examples, designs and plans. Designs by Garrett Eckbo, Lawrence Halprin, Thomas Church, Douglas Baylis, Osmundson and Staley, Albert Frey, and many others.
contents: Planning and buildign patio floors, materials, laying out foundations, steps, paving, brick, tile, concrete, wood blocks, roofs, screens, children, seating, cooking, barbeques, heating, lighting, plants, architectural pottery, Kimball bullet planters, water, art, birds, office, gates and more.