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1 American Patchwork & Quilting
Better Homes and Gardens
Better Homes and Gardens 1986 0-696-01015-1 / 9780696010156 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean and bright glossy color illustrated boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp. P/O name on front free endpaper (classic bookplate supplied in case you wish to cover). 320 pgs. with index. Full color illustrations. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. Folio. Crafts. 005874

Price: 10.00 USD
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Romantic Style - Lovely homes, pretty rooms, gentle settings, Better Homes and Gardens Books
2 Romantic Style - Lovely homes, pretty rooms, gentle settings
Better Homes and Gardens Books
Better Homes and Gardens 2002 0696212390 / 9780696212390 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with gold title box on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 215 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027154

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Creation of a Home, Blair, Emily Newell
3 The Creation of a Home
Blair, Emily Newell
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very light soiling, slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription and date (1931) on front free endpaper. 279 pgs. Timeless ideas and tips on what it takes to turn a house into a home, including furnishing a home, hospitality, decorating, dealing with housekeeping, and much more. 8vo. Homemaking. 014817

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The Next-to-Nothing House, Carrick, Alice Van Leer
4 The Next-to-Nothing House
Carrick, Alice Van Leer
Boston The Atlantic Monthly Press 1923 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
Very clean and lovely decorated binding, second printing (1923). Clean green cloth boards with darker green and cream house and yard design on cover with unchipped cream lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with brief neatly penned previous owner inscription dated Christmas 1925 on front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 252 pages. The author's story of acquiring and living in a New England house (Webster Cottage in Hanover, New Hampshire). 027172

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5 The New Century Home Book
Du Puy, Frank A.
New York Eaton & Mains 1900 First Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Blue cloth boards with illustrated cover and hearth decoration on spine. Clean, bright, with very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; front free endpaper is missing. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with wonderful old photographs of interiors and exteriors of houses from the era. 400 pgs. 005195

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Bird Homes - The Nests, Eggs and Breeding Habits of the Land Birds Breeding in the Eastern United States; With Hints on the Rearing and Photographing of Young Birds, Dugmore, A. Radclyffe
6 Bird Homes - The Nests, Eggs and Breeding Habits of the Land Birds Breeding in the Eastern United States; With Hints on the Rearing and Photographing of Young Birds
Dugmore, A. Radclyffe
New York Doubleday Page 1902 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Beautiful old book with very light library markings (no markings to spine, binding or text block edges). Gilt top page edges. Attractive Rochester Museum bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Sleeve on rear fixed endpaper. Beige buckram cloth boards with leather title box with gold lettering on spine. Some chipping to edges and corners of leather label. No wear to cloth. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Beautifully illustrated with photographs in black & white and full color by the author. 183 pages with index. 025895

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The Shining Trail, Fuller, Iola
7 The Shining Trail
Fuller, Iola
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, second printing in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks; a little browning at hinges of endpapers. 442 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is scarce - not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has a few tiny chips and nicks at spine ends, beautiful photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful copy of this historically accurate novel about the Black Hawk War. Based throughout on history, using largely historical characters, using the the author's amazing grasp of the Indian way of life, Iola Fuller weaves a picture of the time when, under Black Hawk's magnfiicent leadership, the tribes east of the Mississippi fought their last fight for their homes and their rich hunting lands. Iola Fuller is also the author of the book "The Loon Feather." 027534

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American Authors and Their Homes: Personal Descriptions and Interviews, Halsey, Francis Whiting
8 American Authors and Their Homes: Personal Descriptions and Interviews
Halsey, Francis Whiting
New York James Pott & Co. 1901 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean olive green ribbed cloth boards with stamped decoration, Gilt and pink stamped decoration, gilt lettering and gilt title box on spine. Gilt top page edges. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. Frontis photograph with printed tissue guard ( Interior of Author's Club in the Carnegie Building, New York). Additional photograph plates throughout of author's homes, including Henry Van Dyke, Frank R. Stockton, John Burroughs, Ernest Seton-Thompson and more. 302 pgs. with index. 8vo. Authors. 008892

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American Authors and Their Homes, Halsey, Francis Whiting (Editor)
9 American Authors and Their Homes
Halsey, Francis Whiting (Editor)
New York James Pott 1901 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Stated First Impression, September 15, 1901. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - JA monogram on cover). Clean ribbed blue cloth boards with gold and white decoration on cover, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine, small gold decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Eighteen photogravure illustrations, including frontispiece with clean tissue guard. 302 pages with index. 024951

Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great (13 Volumes of 14-volume Set -Missing Volume 7 only) WITH DUSTJACKETS
Hubbard, Elbert
Cleveland/New York The World Publishing Co. 1928 Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
13 volumes. All with very clean beige cloth boards with blind-stamped design on covers, very clean, bright unchipped paper labels on spines. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & crisp, no cracking. Photographically illustrated endpapers. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, marks or bookplates. Very clean unchipped dustjackets with merest hint of tanning at spines. These books are very nearly as new. 8vo. Biography. 007127

Price: 65.00 USD
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Inside of a Hundred Homes, Johnson, William Martin
11 Inside of a Hundred Homes
Johnson, William Martin
New York Doubleday Page 1904 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Very clean small decorated American trade binding (size approx. 4" x 6"). Dark green ribbed cloth boards with small light green floral decorations and lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated throughout with photographs of various settings within homes at the turn of the century, with commentary. 140 pages. 023728

Price: 30.00 USD
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High Challenge, Kirchgessner, Maria
12 High Challenge
Kirchgessner, Maria
New York Harcourt, Brace & World 1962 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 287 pgs. Translated from the German by Joyce Emerson. Clean unfaded color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, has small price clip to top corner of front inside flap, one tiny closed edge tear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Four teen-age girls come upon an abandoned hut while skiing in the Bavarian Alps, not far from their homes in Lindenheim. The idea of converting it into a weekend cabin for themselves was an exciting one, and with the permission of the farmer who owned it and a promise of help from his son, they planned how to transform it into a comfy lodge. They combine in friendship and hard work to achieve their goal. 5-1/2" x 8-1/4". Children's. 017271

Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Victorians at Home
Lasdun, Susan
New York Viking 1981 0-670-74600-2 / 9780670746002 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Decorated endpapers, with previous owner inscription on front fixed endpaper. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two short closed edgetears and slight wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2 x 10". Home Decorating. 008083

Price: 15.00 USD
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Face and Ornamental Brickwork - Plastering, Lowndes, William S.; George J. Jervis; D. Knickerbacker Boyd
14 Face and Ornamental Brickwork - Plastering
Lowndes, William S.; George J. Jervis; D. Knickerbacker Boyd
Scranton, Pennsylvania International Textbook Company 1923 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Black faux leather boards with blind-embossed lettering and title box on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Book size approx. 5" x 8". Well illustrated with drawings and photographs, including a color fold-out showing examples of stucco. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Beautiful marbled endpapers are clean and free of any markings. Prepared under the supervision of William S. Lowndes. Face and Ornamental Brickwork portion of the book authored by George J. Jervis; Plastering is by D. Knickerbacker Boyd. 90 pages. 024790

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Frank Lloyd Wright's House Beautiful, Maddex, Diane
15 Frank Lloyd Wright's House Beautiful
Maddex, Diane
New York Hearst Books 2000 0-688-16736-5 / 9780688167363 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Gift Quality. Very clean decorated boards with black lettering on white spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 176 pgs. with index. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As new book, collectible quality. Breathtakingly beautiful photographs of Frank Lloyd Wright homes, inside and out, with accompanying descriptions. 9-1/2" x 11-1/2". Architecture. 013692

Price: 25.00 USD
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Our Favorites - Our Favorite Poets and Poems Old and New, Maxwell, Mrs. Gen. O. C.
16 Our Favorites - Our Favorite Poets and Poems Old and New
Maxwell, Mrs. Gen. O. C.
Jersey City, NJ Star Publishing Company 1891 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated cloth binding, with elaborate silver, gold and black decoration on cover and spine. Approx. size 8-1/2" x 11-1/2". Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Slight bumping to corners, two tiny spots of wear to base of spine corners. Pages and edges are clean with clean floral decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; every page has red decorative border; additional black and white illustrations throughout. 414 pp. with index. Includes poems of William Cullen Bryant, Henry Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, and many more, plus drawings of their homes. 019956

Price: 60.00 USD
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A Guide to Early American Homes - North, Pratt, Dorothy and Richard
17 A Guide to Early American Homes - North
Pratt, Dorothy and Richard
New York McGraw-Hill 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Blue patterned boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Thin line of black at lower board near edge from old style mylar cover (now removed) -- no other soiling or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers (narrow black line at base of endpapers from same). No names, writing or bookplates. Profusely illustrated with beautiful photographs throughout. 249 pages with index + 2 pages of photographic credits and "About the Authors". Dust jacket is clean and bright, not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), now protected in clean archival quality removable mylar cover. 950 beautiful old houses from Maine to Delaware, from Cape Cod to Wisconsin and Illinois. It includes Sturbridge, Shelburne, Deerfield, and other villages restored by expert and untiring research. 025210

Price: 22.00 USD
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A Guide to Early American Homes - South, Pratt, Dorothy and Richard
18 A Guide to Early American Homes - South
Pratt, Dorothy and Richard
New York McGraw-Hill 1956 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean patterned boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs. 227 pages with index, plus two pages of photographic credits. Dust jacket is clean, bright, not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), has a few tiny shallow chips at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Breathtaking beauty of more than 850 historic homes from Tidewater Maryland to Arkansas, from Missouri and Tennessee to Florida. The matchless elegance of the Old South is brought to life in more than 170 arefully selected photographs. 025209

Price: 25.00 USD
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Families and Farmhouses in Nineteenth-Century America - Vernacular Design and Social Change, Sally McMurry
19 Families and Farmhouses in Nineteenth-Century America - Vernacular Design and Social Change
Sally McMurry
Oxford University Press 1988 0195044754 / 9780195044751 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Very clean white boards with dark blue cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. Illustrated with photographs and house plan drawings. All pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 261 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026912

Price: 45.00 USD
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20 White Pillars: Early Life and Architecture of the Lower Mississippi Valley Country
Smith, J. Frazer
New York Bramhall House 1941 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Clean brown boards with beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Previous owner last name is penned on top page edges, previous owner name & address on front free endpaper. 252 pgs. with 100 drawings and plans. Clean dustjacket has a few very small edge tears and one small edge chip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2 x 10". Architecture. 010829

Price: 20.00 USD
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