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Old Homes of New England: Historic Houses In Clapboard, Shingle, and Stone

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Old Homes of New England paints a stunning portrait of the charming and important old homes of the region, featuring storybook cottages in white clapboard as well ancient mansions in brick and stone. Cherished for its intimate, community-centered spirit, New England lays claim to some of the most wonderful architecture of the country—and, significantly, its buildings are a ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 13th 2010 by Rizzoli (first published 2010)
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Tatjana
Sep 29, 2011 Tatjana rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone living in an old house.
What a lovely surprise!
I got this book through my NY library cooperative.
I expected a lovely "coffee table" type of edition, but it turned out to be so much more. Having come from west of the Mississippi and having recently bought a home that was built in 1790, I was looking for information about the way these homes were set up so I could adhere to that spirit.
I stayed up until 3am inhaling every page. I now probably know more about how people lived in these homes than anyone I am acquainted wit
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Lesley
Wow, loved the details shown in these photographs! Interesting information, too.
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