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Young'uns: A Celebration
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Young'uns: A Celebration

By Sibley, Celestine

New York: Harper & Row. Hardcover. 1982. 1st Edition. 8vo 115pp . Very Good+ in Fine DJ. Edges foxed .

$8.82

Living The Good Life [with] Man's Search For The Good Life [Boxed Set]
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Living The Good Life [with] Man's Search For The Good Life [Boxed Set]

By Nearing, Helen and Scott

Harborside, ME: Social Science Inst.. Hardcover. 1954. 8vos 209, 146pp . Near Fine with no DJ. B&W Photographs. This is a two volume set housed in a gray cardboard slipcase in VG condition with no splitting. Gray cloth spines with decorated boards. Very slight red remainder mark to front edges. Living the Good Life: Being a Plain Practical Account of a Twenty Year Project in a Self-Subsistent Homestead in Vermont, Together With Remarks on How to live Sanely & Simply in a Troubled World. Helen Knothe Nearing (February 23, 1904 – September 17, 1995) was an American author and advocate of simple living. Helen knothe and Scott Nearing started a relationship in 1928 and married nearly 20 years later, in 1947. The couple lived in rural Vermont where they grew much of their food and erected nine stone buildings over the course of two decades. They earned money by producing maple syrup and sugar from the trees on their land and from Scott Nearing' s occasional paid lectures. In 1952, Helen and Scott Nearing moved to a homestead in Brooksville, Maine, on Cape Rosier, where they continued growing much of their own food. They cultivated blueberries as a cash crop .

$229.32

The Old-House Journal Compendium
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The Old-House Journal Compendium

By Labine, Clem, and Flaherty, Caroline, editors

Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press. Hardcover. 1983. 1st Edition. 4to 390pp . Fine in Fine DJ. B&W Illustrations .

$17.64

Old Barn Plans
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Old Barn Plans

By Rawson, Richard

New York: Bonanza Books. Hardcover. 1982. Reprint. Oblong 8vo 159pp . Fine in Very Good DJ. B&W Illustrations. DJ has some small closed repaired edge tears. A nostalgic survey of the barns built in North America from the 1600s to the present day .

$17.64

Your Dream Home: How To Build It For Less
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Your Dream Home: How To Build It For Less

By Cobb, Hubbard

New York: Wm. H. Wise & Company. Hardcover. 1970. 4th Edition. 8vo 624pp . Fine with no DJ. Green boards with gold title block on spine and gold decoration on cover .

$11.76

American Log Homes
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American Log Homes

By Thiede, Arthur, and Teipner, Cindy

Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press. Hardcover. 1986. 3rd Printing. Oblong 8vo 192pp . Near Fine in Fine DJ. B&W and Color Photographs. Front endpaper has slight vertical crease . The authors set out on a three-year 40, 000- mile odyssey up and down the back roads of America to discover and photograph outstanding examples of log homes .

$11.76

The Perfect Setting
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The Perfect Setting

By Wolfman, Peri, and Gold, Charles

New York: Harry N. Abrams. Hardcover. 1985. 1st Edition. Square 4to 207pp . Fine in Fine DJ. Color Photographs. The quintessential book of tale settings for any time of day and any event, from the simple to the sublimely elegant .

$14.70

Simple Fountains For Indoors & Outdoors: 20 Step-by-Step Projects
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Simple Fountains For Indoors & Outdoors: 20 Step-by-Step Projects

By Adkins, Dorcas

Pownal, VT: Storey Books. Hardcover. 1999. 4th Printing. 4to 149pp . Fine in Fine DJ.

$14.70

The Forgotten Household Crafts
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The Forgotten Household Crafts

By Seymour, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. 1987. 1st Edition. 4to 192pp . Fine in Very Good+ DJ. B&W and Color Illustrations. Price on inner front flap has been neatly cut out. A portrait of the way we once did our daily domestic work before the machine age. How we cared for and warmed our homes, cooked and preserved food, washed and ironed our clothes, gardened, kept bees, and made cheese .

$14.70

Small Kitchens: Making Every Inch Count
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Small Kitchens: Making Every Inch Count

By Murrell, Robin

New York: Simon & Schuster. Hardcover. 1986. Oblong 8vo 168pp . Fine in Fine DJ. Color Photographs .

$11.76

The Romance Of British Colonial Style
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The Romance Of British Colonial Style

By Foley, Tricia

New York: Clarkson Potter. Hardcover. 1993. 1st Edition. Thin 4to 160pp . Near Fine in Fine DJ. Color Photographs. Small stain left on front endpaper from a name sticker no longer present . Interior decoration using the old British colonial style .

$41.16

The Pleasures Of Cigar Smoking

By Back, J. B

No Place: Rutledge Books. Paperback. 1971. Thin 8vo 112pp . Very Good+ with no DJ. B&W Illustrations .

$7.06

Bringing France Home: Creating The Feeling Of France In Your Home Room By Room
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Bringing France Home: Creating The Feeling Of France In Your Home Room By Room

By MacLachlan, Cheryl

New York: Clarkson N. Potter. Hardcover. 1995. 1st Edition. 4to 184pp . Fine in Fine DJ. Color Photographs .

$23.52

Decorative Style: The Most Original and Comprehensive Sourcebook of Styles, Treatments, Techniques, and Materials
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Decorative Style: The Most Original and Comprehensive Sourcebook of Styles, Treatments, Techniques, and Materials

By McCloud, Kevin

New York: Simon & Schuster. Hardcover. 1990. 6th Printing. 4to 350pp . Fine in Fine DJ. Color Photographs .

$17.64

The French Woman's Bedroom
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The French Woman's Bedroom

By Ladd, Mary-Sargent

New York: Doubleday. Hardcover. 1991. 1st Edition. 4to 207pp . Fine in Fine DJ. Color Photographs. Presents thirty-one French women and their bedrooms .

$58.80

Kitchen Redos, Revamps, Remodels, And Replacements: Without Murder, Suicide, or Divorce
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Kitchen Redos, Revamps, Remodels, And Replacements: Without Murder, Suicide, or Divorce

By Weimer, Jan

New York: William Morrow And Company. Hardcover. 1997. 1st Edition. 4to 396pp . Fine in Fine DJ. B&W and Color Photographs. Ink owner's name on front endpaper .

$29.40

Carleton Varney Decorates From A To Z: An Encyclopedia of Home Decoration
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Carleton Varney Decorates From A To Z: An Encyclopedia of Home Decoration

By Varney, Carleton

Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill. Hardcover. 1977. 4to 173pp . Fine in Very Good DJ. B&W Illustrations, Color Photographs. DJ price clipped with some slight edgewear .

$11.76

The Timber-Frame Home: Design, Construction, Finishing
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The Timber-Frame Home: Design, Construction, Finishing

By Benson, Tedd

Newtown, CT: Taunton Press. Hardcover. 1989. 2nd Printing. 4to 225pp . Fine in Fine DJ. B&W Plans, Color Photographs .

$23.52

Temples of Convenience and Chambers of Delight
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Temples of Convenience and Chambers of Delight

By Lambton, Luginda

New York: St. Martin's Press. Hardcover. 1995. 1st Printing. Square 8vo 160pp . Fine in Fine DJ. Color illustrations In this expanded edition of her classic book, the author explores the development of the lavatory from the latrine and the darderobe to the most sophisticated and decorated piece of sanitary engineering that turned a foul necessity into an aesthetic delight .

$23.52