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Old New England Homes by Stanley Schuler
Those solid, sensible homes of New England have been studied for their architectural merit and as reflections of popular styles in this comprehensive picture book, now in a newly expanded second edition. A wide variety of homes of Colonial, Georgian, Federal and Victorian influence, found in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut are presented with an informative, readable text and some beautiful new photography.
Renovating Old Houses by George Nash
"Comprehensive and well illustrated with dozens of photographs. It's a gem." - San Jose Mercury News.... "Plain talk for restorers, from soup to nuts (and bolts). Here's thorough, practical advice that's sensitive to both history and budget."--The Old House Journal.
Colonial Houses by Inc Home Planners, Jan Prideaux (Editor)
From Federal to Cape Cod to Southern Colonial, these classic homes continue to charm people everywhere. Each style section features artist renderings and detailed floor plans for a variety of designs. 630 illustrations.
Windows on the Past: Four Centuries of New England Homes
by Jane C. Nylander, et al.
The houses that New Englanders built for themselves from before the American Revolution and into the twentieth century tell us much about them and their lives. In the more than two dozen homes presented here, all properties of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, food was cooked and eaten, soap and candles were made, flax and wool were spun, clothes were sewn and laundered, babies were conceived and born, children were taught and disciplined, and family members died.
This Old House (magazine)
This Old House magazine focuses on appreciation of craftsmanship and fine design, with the idea that the best value is derived from informed planning and the usage of premium materials and workmanship. Also, "...a great resource for those who are restoring their vintage homes."
Eric Sloane's An Age of Barns: An Illustrated Review of Classic Barn Styles and Construction by Eric Sloane
This is a re-issue of Sloane's classic folksy history of barn folklore, architecture, and history, which has been out of print for twenty years. Eric Sloane's An Age of Barns is filled with fabulous black-and-white illustrations from this great American artist. Covering all types of American and Canadian barns and everything associated with them -- implements and tools, hex signs, silos, out buildings, hinges, barn raising, and more.

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