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The English Farmhouse, Briggs, Martin S.
1 The English Farmhouse
Briggs, Martin S.
London B. T. Batsford, Ltd. 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 132 photographs and line drawings. 242 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. History is written here in tiles and beams, stones and thatch...a wonderful book for any lover of the English countryside and its heritage. 026464

Price: 25.00 USD
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Madeleine - Young Wife - The Autobiography of a French Girl, Henrey, Mrs. Robert
2 Madeleine - Young Wife - The Autobiography of a French Girl
Henrey, Mrs. Robert
New York E. P. Dutton 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Blue-green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. 380 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), has slight fading and small water spots on spine, a few very small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A sequel to the author's previous autobiographical books "The Little Madeleine" and "Madeleine Grown Up". The author's biography of her life continues as in 1937, accompanied by her husband, she crossed the channel from England to Le Havre and, after an amusing search, found a small farm in Normandy surrounded by orchards. A lovingly detailed account of the renovation and refurnishing of the old farmhouse where she settled down and later had her baby. 022323

Price: 25.00 USD
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Country Matters: The Pleasures and Tribulations of Moving from a Big City to an Old Country Farmhouse, Korda, Michael
3 Country Matters: The Pleasures and Tribulations of Moving from a Big City to an Old Country Farmhouse
Korda, Michael
New York Harpercollins 2001 0060197722 / 9780060197728 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 304 pages + "The Six "Golden Rules" of Owning an Old House, Acknowledgements. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024253

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Vanished World, Sneller, Anne Gretrude
4 A Vanished World
Sneller, Anne Gretrude
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 1964 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Nancy B. Perkins, Illustrator 
Very clean gold cloth boards with small farmhouse illustration on cover, black title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square. Small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper - no other marks. Pages are bright and clean. Story of a rural childhood in Onondaga County, New York. This is the writer's first book, completed at the age of 80 years. Illustrated with drawings by Nancy Perkins. 365 pages. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, unchipped, no tears; nice photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful memoir of a childhood in the rural community of Cicero, in Onondaga County, New York, during the last half of the nineteenth century. 027099

Price: 20.00 USD
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Martha Stewart's New Old House, Stewart, Martha
5 Martha Stewart's New Old House
Stewart, Martha
New York Clarkson Potter 1992 0517577011 / 9780517577011 First Hardback Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gold cloth boards with small blind-stamped image of a house on cover, white lettering on spine. Faint water-stain to lower corner (about 1" on front and rear spine corner). No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs by Mathieu Roberts. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (45.00/55.00 on front inside flap), no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Restoration, renovation, decoration and landscaping of a beautiful old two story Federal-style Connecticut farmhouse. If you are interested in the step by step renovation of an old house, from foundation to electrical, heating and cooling to decoration, furnishing and landscaping, this is it! 027653

Price: 20.00 USD
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Stillmeadow Calendar - A Countrywoman's Journal, Taber, Gladys
6 Stillmeadow Calendar - A Countrywoman's Journal
Taber, Gladys
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1967 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Sidonie Coryn, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold sunburst decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with light green endpapers (small previous owner note-card is tipped in at front free endpaper). Illustrated with twenty-six drawings by Sidonie Coryn. 256 pages. Dust jacket is clean with exception of a few water spots to spine, not price clipped, has 2" closed tear along front flap fold, slight edgewear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely journal of the seasons from the author's comfortable old Connecticut farmhouse. 027830

Price: 22.00 USD
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