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Design in the Hamptons

(Available September 9, 2014)
Design in the Hamptons
Written by Anthony Iannacci
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933889
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Design in the Hamptons

Written by Anthony Iannacci


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $75.00

A luxurious look at nineteen private houses in the Hamptons, Long Island’s exclusive summer retreat—with architecture, interiors, and gardens from celebrity designers including Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, John Barman, Fox-Nahem, Thad Hayes, Tony Ingrao, Todd Merrill, Roman & Williams, and Joe d’Urso.
 
These architects and interior designers are inspired... Read more >
Bungalows
Bungalows
Written by Kathryn Ferry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812562
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Bungalows

Written by Kathryn Ferry


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $12.95

 A bungalow is now understood to be a single story home but that definition is a modern one and when introduced to Britain in the late 1860s the bungalow concept implied much more. Its origins lay in India where the native dwelling of Bengal was appropriated by colonial officials. On its... Read more >
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Bungalows

Written by Kathryn Ferry


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $7.95

 A bungalow is now understood to be a single story home but that definition is a modern one and when introduced to Britain in the late 1860s the bungalow concept implied much more. Its origins lay in India where the native dwelling of Bengal was appropriated by colonial officials. On its... Read more >
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Kentucky
Kentucky
Written by Pieter Estersohn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933568
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Kentucky
Historic Houses and Horse Farms of Bluegrass Country
Written by Pieter Estersohn


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $60.00

In Kentucky: Historic Houses and Horse Farms, pre-eminent architectural and interiors photographer Pieter Estersohn guides us through Bluegrass Country, the legendary landscape around Lexington, Kentucky. The wealthiest town west of the Alleghenies prior to the Civil War, Lexington has a rich architectural and cultural history that is manifest in the elegant... Read more >
Designs for Living
Designs for Living
Written by Randy M. Correll, Gary L. Brewer, Grant F. Marani and Roger H. Seifter, Foreword by Robert A. M. Stern
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933810
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Designs for Living
Houses by Robert A. M. Stern Architects
Written by Randy M. Correll, Gary L. Brewer, Grant F. Marani and Roger H. Seifter
Foreword by Robert A. M. Stern


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $75.00

In Designs for Living, Roger H. Seifter, Randy M. Correll, Grant F. Marani, and Gary L. Brewer, who lead the residential practice at Robert A.M. Stern Architects, present fifteen houses the firm has completed over the past ten years. From contemporary interpretations of the shingle style to robust Mediterranean designs, the... Read more >
A Field Guide to American Houses
A Field Guide to American Houses
Written by Virginia Savage McAlester
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400043590
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A Field Guide to American Houses
The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture
Written by Virginia Savage McAlester


Format: Hardcover, 880 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $50.00

Here at last: the fully expanded, updated, and freshly designed second edition of the most comprehensive and widely acclaimed guide to domestic architecture—in print since its publication in 1984, and acknowledged everywhere as the unmatched, essential reference to American houses.

Focusing on dwellings in urban and suburban neighborhoods and rural locations... Read more >
Our Own Snug Fireside
Our Own Snug Fireside
Written by Jane Nylander
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828163
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Our Own Snug Fireside
Images of the New England Home, 1760-1860
Written by Jane Nylander


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2013
Price: $23.99

This charming book portrays domestic life in New England during the century between the American Revolution and the Civil War. Drawing on diaries, letters, wills, newspapers, and other sources, Jane C. Nylander provides intimate details about preparing dinner, spinning and weaving textiles, washing and ironing laundry, planning a social outing, and...

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Edith Wharton at Home
Edith Wharton at Home
Written by Richard Guy Wilson, Photographed by John Arthur, Introduction by Pauline C. Metcalf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933285
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Edith Wharton at Home
Life at the Mount
Written by Richard Guy Wilson
Photographed by John Arthur
Introduction by Pauline C. Metcalf


Format: Hardcover, 188 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $45.00

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s country place in the Berkshires, is truly an autobiographical house. There Wharton wrote some of her best-known and successful novels, including Ethan Frome and House of Mirth. The house itself, completed in 1902, embodies principles set forth in Wharton's famous book The Decoration of Houses, and the... Read more >
Building The Dream
Building The Dream
Written by Gwendolyn Wright
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817112
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Building The Dream

Written by Gwendolyn Wright


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $18.99

For Gwendolyn Wright, the houses of America are the diaries of the American people. They create a fascinating chronicle of the way we have lived, and a reflection of every political, economic, or social issue we have been concerned with. Why did plantation owners build uniform cabins for their slaves? Why were... Read more >
At Home
At Home
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767919395
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At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $15.95

With his signature wit, charm, and seemingly limitless knowledge, Bill Bryson takes us on a room-by-room tour through his own house, using each room as a jumping off point into the vast history of the domestic artifacts we take for granted. As he takes us through the history of our modern...

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Nature Framed
Nature Framed
Written by Eva Hagberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933193
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Nature Framed
At Home in the Landscape
Written by Eva Hagberg


Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
On Sale: May 17, 2011
Price: $50.00

Twenty-five recent residential projects from around the United States take the concept of “green living” to the next architectural level. Going beyond the simple use of sustainable materials, these houses are
designed to frame a very particular vision of nature for their owners that brings them as close as possible to nature... Read more >
At Home
At Home
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375434310
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At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $29.00

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home.

“Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”
 
Bill Bryson and his family... Read more >
The Swedish Country House
The Swedish Country House
Written by Susanna Scherman, Photographed by Ake E. Lindman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932943
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The Swedish Country House

Written by Susanna Scherman
Photographed by Ake E. Lindman


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $60.00

Swedish country houses are one of Europe’s best-kept secrets. Little known outside Sweden and rarely published, they survive in surpris­ingly large numbers, often with their original furniture and decoration. Twenty of these remarkable and timeless houses are examined here in detail, ranging from royal palaces to farmhouses, all dating from the... Read more >
Nice House
Nice House
Written by Samuel G. White
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932875
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Nice House

Written by Samuel G. White


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $45.00

“White's project descriptions are lucid, brief and hype-free, and they come stocked with floor plans. He describes terrain contours, materials and palette choices and circulation patterns…This is a practical yet mouthwatering and aspirational study of architects helping people honor the streetscape, keep properties saleable and upgrade their home life by several... Read more >
At Home
At Home
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533591
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A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $11.99

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home.

“Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”
 
Bill Bryson and his family... Read more >
At Home
At Home
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739315262
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At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $45.00

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home.

“Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”
 
Bill Bryson and his family... Read more >
At Home
At Home
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307707505
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At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $25.00

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home.

“Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”
 
Bill Bryson and his family... Read more >
Martha's Vineyard
Martha's Vineyard
Written by Keith Moskow and Robert Linn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932721
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Martha's Vineyard
Contemporary Living
Written by Keith Moskow and Robert Linn


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $50.00

Each year the pristine beaches, lush pine forests, and picturesque New England towns of Martha’s Vineyard draw tens of thousands of admirers to this beautiful island. Some of these visitors have become part-time residents, building contemporary homes alongside the traditional Victorian cottages, sea captains’ mansions, and colonial farmhouses that comprise the... Read more >
Ike Kligerman Barkley Houses
Ike Kligerman Barkley Houses
Written by Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects, Foreword by Robert A.M. Stern
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932691
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Ike Kligerman Barkley Houses

Written by Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects
Foreword by Robert A.M. Stern


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $60.00

John Ike, Thomas Kligerman, and Joel Barkley speak architectural languages of the past with a sure command of grammar and syntax and a rich vocabulary of form and detail. As designers they build upon what went before to extend the trajectory of architecture.
—Robert A. M. Stern

The signature residential works of Ike... Read more >
Key West
Key West
Written by Leslie Linsley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580931977
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Key West
A Tropical Lifestyle
Written by Leslie Linsley


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2007
Price: $45.00

Architecture on Florida's Key West reflects the diverse and colorful nature of those who have shaped this remote island's character: the grand classical homes of sea captains from New England, the cobbled-together wooden dwellings of ships' carpenters, the humble but charming cottages of cigar makers from Cuba. Today's equally varied population... Read more >
Glass House
Glass House
Written by Philip Johnson and Toshio Nakamura
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580931861
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Glass House

Written by Philip Johnson and Toshio Nakamura


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2007
Price: $95.00

The Glass House, designed by celebrated architect Philip Johnson as a personal retreat, is an icon of modern architecture. A crystalline box set in a serene New England landscape, the house is now owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which will open it to visitors in April 2007. Johnson... Read more >
The 1930s Home
The 1930s Home
Written by Greg Stevenson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747804642
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The 1930s Home

Written by Greg Stevenson


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2007
Price: $11.95

The 1930s home presented an exciting new way of living for the generation that moved out to the suburbs. Young couples who had previously rented accommodation in urban centers found themselves able to afford new-build homes with hot running water, a bathroom indoors, and even aerials for the wireless already installed... Read more >
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