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A Plank Bridge by a Pool
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A Plank Bridge by a Pool

By Thelwell, Norman

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0684159244 . Light wear on dustjacket edge; 1st edition, 1st printing. Beautiful illustrations. The observations of nature. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.61 X 7.48 X 0.79 inches; 160 pages .

$15.00

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle  A Year of Food Life
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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle A Year of Food Life

By Kingsolver, Barbara & Camille Kingsolver & Steven L. Hopp

New York: Harper. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 2007. First Edition; Eighth Printing. Hardcover. 9780060852559 . Light rubbing to jacket edges; 8.90 X 6.20 X 1.30 inches; 384 pages .

$12.00

From Stone Orchard A collection of memories

By Findley, Timothy

Toronto: HarperFlamingo Canada. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0002557290 . Light wear to dustjacket, personal gift inscription written in book, ; 1st edition, 1st printing. Memoir of life living in a 19th century farmhouse in the southern Ontario countryside ; 8.50 X 5.80 X 0.60 inches; 170 pages .

$12.00

The Pleasures of Summer Picnics

By Varios

London: Pavilion Books. Near Fine. 1992. First Edition (?). Hardcover. 185145800x . Faint rubbing to covers; Illustrated endpapers, color and black and white illustrations and photos. A collection of pictures and essays on picnics. ; Pavilion Companion; color and black and white illustrations and photo; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 64 pages .

$12.00

COUNTRYSIDE SKETCHING Pen & Pencil Techniques for Drawing Covered Bridges, Barns, Old Mills and Other Rustic Settings For Drawing Covered Bridges, Barns, Old Mills, and Other Rustic Settings

By Lohan, Frank J.

Chicago: Contemporary Books. Very Good. 1989. First Edition (?). Hardcover. 0809242818 . Dustjacket has light wear. ; More than 400 glorious detailed, step by step sketches will teach you the technique of drawing . ; B&W Illustrations; 11 X 8.60 X 1.10 inches; 260 pages .

$74.00

Eating New England  A Food Lover's Guide to Eating Locally
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Eating New England A Food Lover's Guide to Eating Locally

By Rogers, Juliette & Barbara Rogers

Woodstock, Vermont: Countryman Press. Very Good+. 2002. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0881505218 . Faint wear to cover edges; 1st edition, 1st printing. The highest quality foods, no matter how obscure the location. Farmstands to restaurants. ; B&W Photographs; 8.98 X 6.38 X 0.89 inches; 356 pages .

$12.00

And I Shall Have Some Peace There  Trading in the Fast Lane for My Own  Dirt Road
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And I Shall Have Some Peace There Trading in the Fast Lane for My Own Dirt Road

By Roach, Margaret

New York: Grand Central Publishing. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2011. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780446556095 . Faint rubbing to dustjacket, date written in book; 1st edition, 1st printing. Beautiful prose, myriad literary and botantical references. Sharing her journey of ditching her job, leaving the city and moving to the country. A gutsy change most of us only dream about. ; 9 X 6.10 X 1.20 inches; 272 pages .

$12.00

American View

By Waites, Raymond & Bettye Martin & Norma Skurka & Tom McCavera

New York: Harper & Rowe. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1984. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 006181301x . Light rubbing to dustjacket; Beautiful full color photos to inspire you. Indepth look at the relaxed country style, using color, patterns. From fixing up an existing room or starting a room from scratch you will find ideas and helpful text. ; Color Photographs; 10 X 9.80 X 1 inches; 276 pages; No International shipping because of book's weight. .

$10.00

Country Wisdom
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Country Wisdom

By David Larkin

Boston: Houghton and Mifflin. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1997. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0395771897 . Light rubbing to jacket edges and covers; This book was purchased from the estate of the author Norman Mailer, July 2014, was in his private collection at his Provincetown home. Over 200 full-color photos and illustrations; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 157 pages; A treasure trove of history, lore, and practice about country homes and country living. .

$24.00

The Flower-Finder

By George Lincoln Walton

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1916. Hardcover. Maroon hardcovers, gold lettering, 394 pages in good+ condition, light wear to cover edges, Photograph endpapers. Pages lightly tanned, Faint foxing on frontispiece and a few color plates. Many color plates and drawings. This is the 2nd edition, 1916. A guide to identifying wildflowers. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$19.00

Victorian Cottages

By Andrew Clayton-Payne

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. 0297831933 . Hardcover, 160 pages in very good condition with very good dustjacket. 1st edition. Illustrated. Country life was idealized by the Victorians into an exquisite rural idyll far away from the smole and grime of the growing cities. Artists of the late 19th century sought ot perpetuate this nostalgic vision. Drawing upon accounts by writers of the day, he describes the cottages themselves, how they were built and organized internally, and the farming and domestic traditions. With 100 entrancing watercolours illustrated in full colour.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$30.00

Victorian Cottages (Country Series)
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Victorian Cottages (Country Series)

By Andrew Clayton-Payne

London: Cassellpaperbacks. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Softcover. 1841881767 . Softcover, 160 pages in near fine condition, faint rubbing to covers. Published in London, assumed 1st, no edition or printing stated. Drawing upon watercolors of Victorian artists of the late 19th century, the cottages are described , how they were built and organised internally, as well as the farming and domestic traditions that determined the cottagers' lives. By contrasting these nostalgic paintings with the reality of cottage life he finds they often convey more of truth than a casual glance might suggest. Beautifully illustrated.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$18.00

Small Talk in Sussex

By Esther Meynell

London: Robert Hale & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover, 173 pages in very good condition, with very good dustjacket. Later printing, 1973. Illustrated with 9 blk and white plates. Covers many country matters, some small, some more important, but nearly all concerning Sussex. From the fruit of all the years she lived in Suxxex, quite an insider look.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$18.00

Vermont Beautiful

By Wallace Nutting

New York: Bonanza Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover, 302 pages in very good condition with very good dustjacket, faint rubbing to jacket. 1st Bonanza edition, 1st printing. Illustrated by the author with 304 photographs covering all the counties in Vermont.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$18.00

American Country Building Design
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American Country Building Design

By Donald J. Berg

New York: Sterling Publishing. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1997. First Edition. Softcover. 0806996749 . Softcover, 160 pages in very good condition, light wear to cover edges, a small notation written on a few illustrations. 1st edition, 1st printing. Rediscovered plans for 19th century farmhouses, cottages, landscapes, barns, carriage houses & outbuildings. Build your own dream house inspired by these marvelous designs from a bygone era. Humble farmers' cabins, summer getaway cottages, sturdy barns, other outbuildings, elegant carriage houses and nearly 100 more types of designs . Interesting historical tidbits added in. Hundreds of illustrations from actual 19th century building plans feature architects' blueprints, builders' plans, drawings of original structures, and photos of still standing examples.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall .

$195.00

Heirloom Projects for Woodworkers Plans and Time-Honored Techniques for Building 20 Masterpiece Designs

By Editors of The Woodworker's Journal

Madrigal Publishing. Fine with no dust jacket. 1994. Softcover. 1880618036 . Softcover, 133 pages in fine condition, faint rubbing to covers. Illustrated. 20 classic projects with complete plans and instructions. Over 325 illustrations.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall .

$10.00

Norm Abram's New House, America's Favorite Carpenter and His Wife, Laura Build Their Dream Home

By Norm Abram

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 0316004871 . Hardcover, 305 pages in near fine condition with very good dustjacket, faint rubbing to jacket. 1st edition, 1st printing. As master carpenter on "This Old House" Norm shows America how to renovate old houses into something different and better. In this book he gives us something entirely new: the story of how he and his wife spent 4 years building their own home in rural Massachusetts. At first they were going to buy an existing home but after much searching he made a promise to his wife he would build them a house better than anything they could find on the market. Here is their story building it from the ground up.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$12.00

Horsekeeping One Woman's Tale of Barn and Country Life
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Horsekeeping One Woman's Tale of Barn and Country Life

By Roxanne Bok

Westport, Connecticut: Twin Lakes Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2011. First Edition. Hardcover. 1935212524 . Hardcover, 358 pages in fine condition with fine dustjacket, 1st edition, 1st printing. Signed by the author with a personal inscription on the tittle page. Follow an equine novice as she leads her equally naive family in an eightee month effort to breathe life back into a once great horse farm in rural New England. She learns it all the hard way. In this thoughtfully detailed memoir charting the re-creation of Weatogue Stables, you will meet the variety of extraordinary horse people required to build and manitain the operation, the author's enthusiastic children who grew to love the smell of a barn, as well as her much more reluctant husband.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Home Sausage Making
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Home Sausage Making

By Charles G. Reavis

Garden Way Publishing. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1986. Softcover. 0882664778 . Softcover, 168 pages in near fine condition, faint rubbing to covers. Revised edition 8th printing. Healthy low-salt, low-fat recipes. There is no0 mistaking that mouth-watering aroma, rich with herbs and spices. A combination how-to manual and cookbook. this new addition contains new poultry and fish chapters. All recipes from previous edition have been rewritten to reflect lower fat and salt content. Over 175 recipes and instructions for 32 types of sausage, fresh and cured.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall .

$10.00

How to Make it on the Land

By Ray Cohan

New York: Galahad Books, 1972. Large hardcover, 219 pages in very good+ condition, previous owner's name written in book. Good dustjacket some light rubbing and wear to jacket, some tape repair. . A complete guide to survival in the country. An all-inclusive farming source book especially for the unskilled and ignorant city-dweller. All the advice you will need to live in the country, from getting fine acreage, clearing brush, drawing maple syrup, raising bees, milking cows, he guides you step by step towards total pastoral independence. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.00

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