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People from all over the United States come to Nantucket Island to celebrate Christmas in the charming Early American setting. Every year, during the week after Thanksgiving, a select number of houses-most more than 200 years old-are chosen to be on a house-tour for visiting tourists and islanders. Leslie Linsley, ...
Christmas on Nantucket
People from all over the United States come to Nantucket Island to celebrate Christmas in the charming Early American setting. Every year, during the week after Thanksgiving, a select number of houses-most more than 200 years old-are chosen to be on a house-tour for visiting tourists and islanders. Leslie Linsley, renowned style and craft expert offers ideas for Christmas trees, door decorations, mantels, and much more, all inspired by the homes of Nantucket. Also included are projects such as ornaments and stockings as well as festive recipes and inspirations for table settings and entertaining.
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31.450000 USD

Christmas on Nantucket

by Leslie Linsley
Hardback
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Emily Dickinson is among the most important of American poets, a beloved literary figure whose short, complex life continues to fascinate readers. But she was also a gardener and plant lover who studied botany and tended both a small glass conservatory and a flower garden. In Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life, ...
Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Iconic Poet
Emily Dickinson is among the most important of American poets, a beloved literary figure whose short, complex life continues to fascinate readers. But she was also a gardener and plant lover who studied botany and tended both a small glass conservatory and a flower garden. In Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life, Marta McDowell traces Dickinson's life as gardener and reveals the many ways in which her passion for plants is evident in her extensive collection of poems and letters. Organised seasonally, the book follows Dickinson through an entire year in the garden. Readers will learn that she forced hyacinth bulbs in winter, saved seeds in the summer, and pressed flowers year-round to include in her correspondence. They'll also find tips on how to plant a poet's garden and an annotated list of all of the plants Dickinson used. Packed with contemporary and historical photography, botanical illustrations, excerpts from Dickinson's letters, and some of her most cherished poetry, this revealing book is a must-read for Dickinson fans and a thoughtful gift for gardeners.
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26.200000 USD

Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Iconic Poet

by Marta McDowell
Hardback
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In 1831 a new entity appeared on the American landscape: the garden cemetery. Meant to be places where the living could enjoy peace, tranquility and beauty, as well as to provide a final resting place for the dead, the garden cemeteries would forever change the culture of death and burial ...
Garden Cemeteries of New England
In 1831 a new entity appeared on the American landscape: the garden cemetery. Meant to be places where the living could enjoy peace, tranquility and beauty, as well as to provide a final resting place for the dead, the garden cemeteries would forever change the culture of death and burial in the United States. The ideal cemetery would become one in which ornamental trees, bushes, flowers, and waterways graced the ever more artistic (for those who could afford them) monuments to the dead. Previous to the 1830s, the deceased were buried in church lots, in small and soon overcrowded public lots, and even, occasionally in backyards and fields. Graves were often untended, weeds and decay soon took over, and the frequently used wooden grave markers rotted away. Some turned to a movement emerging in Europe, in which horticulture was starting to become a factor in cemetery planning, at a time in which cemetery planning itself was a novel idea. New England was the first region in America to take up the new ideals. The first such cemetery, Mt. Auburn, opened in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1831, and Mount Hope Cemetery, in Bangor, Maine, followed in 1834. Today, these cemeteries are both beautiful places to visit and important historical sites. The author takes readers on a visual tour of many of the region's cemeteries, exploring the landscape architecture, the stunning beauty, and delving into the rich history of both the sites and of those who are buried there.
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31.450000 USD

Garden Cemeteries of New England

by Trudy Irene Scee
Hardback
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Maine's cultural and culinary heart, Portland is a buzzing and energetic food community. Widely considered to have one of the country's most vibrant food scenes-named Restaurant City of the Year by Bon Appetit-the city offers a diverse culinary landscape, from classic seafood to Oaxacan to Korean to Milanese, and its ...
The New Portland, Maine, Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the Coast of Maine
Maine's cultural and culinary heart, Portland is a buzzing and energetic food community. Widely considered to have one of the country's most vibrant food scenes-named Restaurant City of the Year by Bon Appetit-the city offers a diverse culinary landscape, from classic seafood to Oaxacan to Korean to Milanese, and its devotion to farm-to-table cuisine and locally sourced ingredients is undeniable given that the Portland Farmers' Market, the country's oldest continually operating market of its kind, has thrived here for over 200 years. With more than 80 recipes from dozens of the city's most celebrated restaurants, including Drifter's Wife, Rose Foods, and Chaval, and showcasing full-color photos of mouth-watering dishes by James Beard nominated chefs, and lots of local flavor, Portland's dynamic food scene is celebrated in all its gustatorial glory.
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31.450000 USD

The New Portland, Maine, Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the Coast of Maine

by Margaret Hathaway
Hardback
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Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island are visited by over 2 million tourists every vacation season, but few know what the island and park are like during the rest of the year, the quiet season. For over a year, the author, a landscape photographer, explored the park daily, embracing ...
Embracing Light: A Year in Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island
Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island are visited by over 2 million tourists every vacation season, but few know what the island and park are like during the rest of the year, the quiet season. For over a year, the author, a landscape photographer, explored the park daily, embracing the available light, capturing the experience of the moment, as he felt it. On blue-sky days, in storms, hurricanes, blizzards, winter nights on silent beaches, and extreme cold, images and experiences were gathered, to be later shared. The work in this book represents a very personal and deep-felt intimacy with the park and the island that can evolve only by completely immersing oneself into the rhythm and flow of the land and sea, and then using all of his craft to express this deep love, his soul, that belongs to Acadia.
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31.490000 USD

Embracing Light: A Year in Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island

by Scott Erskine
Hardback
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The Little Local Maine Cookbook brings the essential flavors of Maine to your table. From lobster boils, rolls, and bakes; whole roasted fish with fresh farm-stand corn; and blueberry-sauced crepes and homemade pie, this book includes traditional recipes that celebrate the state. Written by a regional food expert and beautifully ...
Little Local Maine Cookbook
The Little Local Maine Cookbook brings the essential flavors of Maine to your table. From lobster boils, rolls, and bakes; whole roasted fish with fresh farm-stand corn; and blueberry-sauced crepes and homemade pie, this book includes traditional recipes that celebrate the state. Written by a regional food expert and beautifully illustrated, this little cookbook is the perfect gift for Mainers and tourists alike.
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15.700000 USD

Little Local Maine Cookbook

by Annie B Copps
Hardback
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Take a journey, season by season, through the rich landscapes and history of the Granite State. From town squares to mountaintops, experience the charm of this New England state in all its variety. The reader is taken to sled dog races in Laconia, old-fashioned maple sap gathering at Stonewall Farm, ...
Welcome to New Hampshire
Take a journey, season by season, through the rich landscapes and history of the Granite State. From town squares to mountaintops, experience the charm of this New England state in all its variety. The reader is taken to sled dog races in Laconia, old-fashioned maple sap gathering at Stonewall Farm, and other activities that define the beauty and wholesomeness of a New Hampshire winter. Springtime opens up miles of hiking trails, many of which offer vistas into distant horizons. Memorial Day weekend signals the beginning of summer activities, with our pristine beaches beckoning sun seekers--catch the sand sculptors at Hampton Beach or the Wooden Boat Festival on Lake Winnipisaukee. Autumn splendor speaks for itself in vivid leaves against a brilliant blue sky. Come enjoy New Hampshire. The welcome sign is out.
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26.240000 USD

Welcome to New Hampshire

by Ken Paulsen
Hardback
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Whether planning a vacation, moving, or a resident of the Granite State, this book provides a compact view of lush landscapes, annual events, and outdoor activities across all seasons. From sea level to some of the state's highest points, enjoy village scenes, covered bridges, mountain views, and more. Journey through ...
New Hampshire: A Keepsake
Whether planning a vacation, moving, or a resident of the Granite State, this book provides a compact view of lush landscapes, annual events, and outdoor activities across all seasons. From sea level to some of the state's highest points, enjoy village scenes, covered bridges, mountain views, and more. Journey through time as New Hampshire's rich heritage is displayed in preserved barns, restored churches, and examples of past road, water, and rail forms of transportation. Move from summer's sand sculpting competitions to winter's ski slopes, spring's purple lilac blooms to autumn's deep reds and golds. Eighty full-page color photos from all corners of New Hampshire highlight why it has one of the top Quality of Life ratings in the country. This book serves as a thoughtful gift, a striking souvenir, or simply as an ode to New Hampshire's many treasures.
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10.490000 USD

New Hampshire: A Keepsake

by Ken Paulsen
Hardback
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Combine a technological marvel, the natural beauty of Cape Cod, and a renegade drone pilot who finds art everywhere he looks, and the result is a photographic collection that's dramatic and sometimes dizzying. The culmination of three years of drone pilot Chris Gibbs's aerial journeys across one of the most ...
Art from Above Cape Cod
Combine a technological marvel, the natural beauty of Cape Cod, and a renegade drone pilot who finds art everywhere he looks, and the result is a photographic collection that's dramatic and sometimes dizzying. The culmination of three years of drone pilot Chris Gibbs's aerial journeys across one of the most striking land masses in North America, more than 150 select images capture the essence of what draws travelers from all over the world to Cape Cod: wildlife and weather, boats and beaches, famous landmarks and hidden gems. With their ability to hover at low altitudes and capture previously unseen subjects, drones explode conventional photographic limitations on perspective and composition. The mesmerising colours and abstracted landscape and tidal patterns offer us an intimate view of this cherished national treasure.
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36.740000 USD

Art from Above Cape Cod

by Christopher Gibbs
Hardback
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Fully updated edition reflects the latest mileage calculations, reroute changes, information on new shelters or campsites, trailhead parking information, and contact information Hike profiles include history of the region plus detailed descriptions of the flora and fauna Hikes vary in length and difficulty, catering to hikers of all abilities Authors ...
Best of the Appalachian Trail: Overnight Hikes
Fully updated edition reflects the latest mileage calculations, reroute changes, information on new shelters or campsites, trailhead parking information, and contact information Hike profiles include history of the region plus detailed descriptions of the flora and fauna Hikes vary in length and difficulty, catering to hikers of all abilities Authors are experienced Appalachian Trail thru-hikers
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36.700000 USD

Best of the Appalachian Trail: Overnight Hikes

by Victoria Logue, Frank Logue, Leonard M Adkins
Hardback
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A concise guide to the best day hikes along the entire Appalachian Trail. Summit the iconic Katahdin in Maine, explore Pennsylvania's Chimney Rocks, splash in Tennessee's Laurel Fork Gorge and Falls, and find out where Blood Mountain got its name in the new edition of Best of the Appalachian Trail: ...
Best of the Appalachian Trail: Day Hikes
A concise guide to the best day hikes along the entire Appalachian Trail. Summit the iconic Katahdin in Maine, explore Pennsylvania's Chimney Rocks, splash in Tennessee's Laurel Fork Gorge and Falls, and find out where Blood Mountain got its name in the new edition of Best of the Appalachian Trail: Day Hikes by Victoria and Frank Logue and Leonard M. Adkins. This is the most comprehensive and useful guide to this beloved long trail. The book details hikes in each of the 14 states that the Appalachian Trail passes through; previews the flora, fauna, and history of the A.T.; and offers point-by-point descriptions of each hike with trailhead directions. Hikes range in length from less than 1 mile to 11 miles.
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36.700000 USD

Best of the Appalachian Trail: Day Hikes

by Victoria Logue, Frank Logue, Leonard M Adkins
Hardback
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Discover what the Pilgrims missed when they moved to Plymouth after landing on Cape Cod. Explore the numerous bays, ponds, harbors, marshes, and tidal creeks of this New England treasure. In the expanded second edition of this classic book, author David Weintraub adds kayaking adventure off Martha Vineyard's shores. From ...
Adventure Kayaking: Cape Cod and Marthas
Discover what the Pilgrims missed when they moved to Plymouth after landing on Cape Cod. Explore the numerous bays, ponds, harbors, marshes, and tidal creeks of this New England treasure. In the expanded second edition of this classic book, author David Weintraub adds kayaking adventure off Martha Vineyard's shores. From one-hour trips to all-day excursions, kayakers of every skill level will find a route to explore.Trip descriptions, maps, launch sites, and driving directions, plus nearby historical and scenic attractions: this book is a must-have guide to the solitude and beauty of these regions.
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36.700000 USD

Adventure Kayaking: Cape Cod and Marthas

by David Weintraub
Hardback
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Fully updated New England guide now split into two editions New edition in full color Detailed maps for each trail, plus driving directions to trailheads Icons indicating the activities each trail can accommodate Succinct descriptions written by rail-trail experts
Rail-Trails Southern New England: The Definitive Guide to Multiuse Trails in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island
Fully updated New England guide now split into two editions New edition in full color Detailed maps for each trail, plus driving directions to trailheads Icons indicating the activities each trail can accommodate Succinct descriptions written by rail-trail experts
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45.100000 USD

Rail-Trails Southern New England: The Definitive Guide to Multiuse Trails in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island

by Rails-to-Trails-Conservancy
Hardback
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The Cape and Islands Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket provide some of the best walking and hiking in coastal New England. There is a great variety of terrain and scenery, from the crashing Atlantic Ocean to pristine kettle ponds, from densely wooded tracts to open expanses of salt marsh, ...
Walking the Cape and Islands: A Comprehensive Guide to the Walking and Hiking Trails of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket
The Cape and Islands Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket provide some of the best walking and hiking in coastal New England. There is a great variety of terrain and scenery, from the crashing Atlantic Ocean to pristine kettle ponds, from densely wooded tracts to open expanses of salt marsh, and from sandy shorelines to wildflower-carpeted grasslands. Walking the Cape and Islands is the first comprehensive guide to the area's best walking and hiking trails. In includes: 72 walks ranging in length from 0.4 miles to 11.2 miles and in difficulty from easy to difficult; for each walk, a complete route description, driving directions to the trailhead, and a detailed, easy-to-read map; at-a-glance Info providing essential information such as distance, difficulty, time to walk, trail surface, and more; trail-use data showing whether bicycles, dogs, or hunting are allowed on the described route; and health stats showing the number of steps and estimated calories burned. Although designed primarily for walkers and hikers, this book will also appeal to joggers and mountain bicyclists. The book is illustrated with photographs by the author, a professional photographer.
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34.600000 USD
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On this leg of the journey you'll explore the scariest spots in Southern New England. Author Andrew Lake visits more than 30 legendary haunted places, all of which are open to the public--so you can test your own ghosthunting skills, if you dare. Join Andrew as he visits each site, ...
Ghosthunting Southern New England
On this leg of the journey you'll explore the scariest spots in Southern New England. Author Andrew Lake visits more than 30 legendary haunted places, all of which are open to the public--so you can test your own ghosthunting skills, if you dare. Join Andrew as he visits each site, snooping around eerie rooms and dark corners, talking to people who swear to their paranormal experiences, and giving you a first-hand account. Enjoy Ghosthunting Southern New England from the safety of your armchair or hit the road, using the maps, Haunted Places travel guide with 50 more spooky sites and Ghostly Resources. Buckle up and get ready for the spookiest ride of your life.
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34.600000 USD

Ghosthunting Southern New England

by Andrew Lake
Hardback
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Spanning from southern Connecticut up to the top of the mighty Katahdin, Best Hikes of the Appalachian Trail: New England, by local author Lafe Low, is a thorough reference to 45 day hikes on the Appalachian Trail in New England. This is the only guide that specifically covers the best ...
Best Hikes of the Appalachian Trail: New England
Spanning from southern Connecticut up to the top of the mighty Katahdin, Best Hikes of the Appalachian Trail: New England, by local author Lafe Low, is a thorough reference to 45 day hikes on the Appalachian Trail in New England. This is the only guide that specifically covers the best day hikes (suitable for expert hikers to families with kids) along the AT as it passes through Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. The profiles include everything one would need to plan and proceed with a day hike on the AT: trailhead location, hiking time, hiking intensity, full description, directions, and maps.
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35.650000 USD

Best Hikes of the Appalachian Trail: New England

by Lafe Low
Hardback
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The Best in Tent Camping: New England is a guidebook for tent campers who like quiet, scenic, and serene campsites. It's the perfect resource if you blanch at the thought of pitching a tent on a concrete slab, trying to sleep through the blare of another camper's boombox, or waking ...
Best Tent Camping: New England: Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization
The Best in Tent Camping: New England is a guidebook for tent campers who like quiet, scenic, and serene campsites. It's the perfect resource if you blanch at the thought of pitching a tent on a concrete slab, trying to sleep through the blare of another camper's boombox, or waking to find your tent surrounded by a convoy of RVs. Painstakingly selected from hundreds of campgrounds, this book guides you to the quietest, most beautiful, most secure, and best-managed campgrounds in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Each campground profile provides essential details on facilities, reservations, fees, and restrictions, as well as an accurate, easy-to-read map making the campground a snap to locate. Rich with history, natural beauty, and environmental diversity, New England offers campers a new experience at every turn. From the tidal marsh of Long Island Sound, to Vermont's world-famous forests, to the rocky shores of Maine, New England camping has never been better.
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34.600000 USD

Best Tent Camping: New England: Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization

by Lafe Low
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Fully updated New England guide now split into two editions New edition in full color Detailed maps for each trail, plus driving directions to trailheads Icons indicating the activities each trail can accommodate Succinct descriptions written by rail-trail experts
Rail-Trails Northern New England: The Definitive Guide to Multiuse Trails in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont
Fully updated New England guide now split into two editions New edition in full color Detailed maps for each trail, plus driving directions to trailheads Icons indicating the activities each trail can accommodate Succinct descriptions written by rail-trail experts
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46.150000 USD

Rail-Trails Northern New England: The Definitive Guide to Multiuse Trails in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont

by Rails-to-Trails-Conservancy
Hardback
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Maine to Greenland is a testament to one of the world's great geographic regions: the Maritime Far Northeast. For more than three decades, William W. Fitzhugh and Wilfred E. Richard have explored the Northeast's Atlantic corridor and its fascinating history, habitat, and culture. The authors' powerful personal essays and Richard's ...
Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast
Maine to Greenland is a testament to one of the world's great geographic regions: the Maritime Far Northeast. For more than three decades, William W. Fitzhugh and Wilfred E. Richard have explored the Northeast's Atlantic corridor and its fascinating history, habitat, and culture. The authors' powerful personal essays and Richard's stunning photography transport readers to this vibrant region, joining Smithsonian archaeological expeditions and trekking in vast and amazing terrain. Following Fitzhugh and Richard's travels north-from Maine to the Canadian Maritimes, Newfoundland and northern Quebec, then to Labrador, Baffin and Ellesmere islands, and Greenland-we view incredible landscapes, uncover human history, and meet luminous personalities along the way. Fully illustrated with 350 full-color photographs, Maine to Greenland is the first in-depth treatment of the Northeast Atlantic corridor and essential for armchair travelers, locals, tourists, or anyone who has journeyed there. Today green technology, climate change, and the opening of the Arctic Ocean have transformed the Maritime Far Northeast from an icy frontier into a global resource zone and an increasingly integrated international crossroads. In our rapidly converging world, we have much to learn from the Maritime Far Northeast and how its variety of cultures have adapted to rather than changed their environments during the past ten thousand years. Maine to Greenland is not only a complete account of the region's unique culture and environment, but also a timely reminder that amidst the very real consequences of climate change, the inhabitants of the Maritime Far Northeast can show us grounded and sustainable ways of living.
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42.000000 USD

Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast

by William W. Fitzhugh
Hardback
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Here is the sweep of life in the flinty corner called New England, where Protestant outcasts started from scratch on rocky land surrounded by mountains and cold shoreline. Through their work and devotion New England grew into the most industrious, innovative, reserved, and literature-producing area of the United States. Roam ...
A Home Called New England: A Celebration of Hearth and History
Here is the sweep of life in the flinty corner called New England, where Protestant outcasts started from scratch on rocky land surrounded by mountains and cold shoreline. Through their work and devotion New England grew into the most industrious, innovative, reserved, and literature-producing area of the United States. Roam its cities, villages and farms, visit its churches, factories, graveyards, and look inside its unique houses that, anywhere at any time, are subtle symbols of a civilization. From the crude, earliest post-medieval houses, to refined Georgian, through Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic, Italianate, Empire, Stick Style, Queen Anne, Modern, Colonial Revival, and to the present, follow the evolution of the people, the styles, and the substance of New England.
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31.500000 USD

A Home Called New England: A Celebration of Hearth and History

by Steve Culpepper, Duo Dickinson
Hardback
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How important is a constant intercourse with nature and the contemplation of natural phenomena to the preservation of moral and intellectual health! Henry David Thoreau Since his death in 1862, Henry David Thoreau has left an indelible mark on the American mind. A vocal champion of simple living and social ...
Thoreau on Nature: Sage Words on Finding Harmony with the Natural World
How important is a constant intercourse with nature and the contemplation of natural phenomena to the preservation of moral and intellectual health! Henry David Thoreau Since his death in 1862, Henry David Thoreau has left an indelible mark on the American mind. A vocal champion of simple living and social equality, he is revered for his tempered prose, gentle words, and wise observations. His most well-known work, Walden, is still read around the world, cherished for both its beautiful writing style and its timeless musings on life, simple living, and nature. Collected in Thoreau on Nature: Sage Words on Finding Harmony with the Natural World are some of Thoreau's most impactful musings drawn from the many writings he completed over his lifetime. His work touched on every aspect of living a harmonious life, from respecting your neighbors, whether human or animal, to the joys of a simplified life, free of clutter and distractions. Thoreau on Nature will undoubtedly be an essential resource for anyone seeking to find peace and balance in life.
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13.640000 USD
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Down-home recipes from the best restaurants, food artisans, bakeries, and farmers across the state. Eating a hot buttered lobster roll is like taking a mini-vacation: it conjures the scent of salt in the air and the crash of waves on the rocks-the essence of a day at the beach in ...
Real Maine Food: 100 Plates from Fishermen, Foragers, Pie Champs, and Clam Shacks
Down-home recipes from the best restaurants, food artisans, bakeries, and farmers across the state. Eating a hot buttered lobster roll is like taking a mini-vacation: it conjures the scent of salt in the air and the crash of waves on the rocks-the essence of a day at the beach in Maine. Now, with Real Maine Food you can re-create this humble delicacy as well as more than 100 other Maine dishes at home. Maine has developed its own distinctive regional cuisine, characterized foremost by the excellent seafood caught off its pristine coast but also by the wild blueberries, potatoes, and other produce from its rich soils. The authors take a ride on a nineteenth-century schooner, build a beach clambake, and judge a pie-eating contest at a state fair-all in search of the best recipes from accomplished small-town home cooks as well as renowned restaurants and food artisans. Among the dishes are Smoked Haddock and Leek Pie, Lobster Gruyere Grilled Cheese, Crab and Corn Frittata, Blueberry Pancakes, and Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies. Real Maine Food taps into the magic that draws visitors to the state year after year.
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41.84 USD

Real Maine Food: 100 Plates from Fishermen, Foragers, Pie Champs, and Clam Shacks

by Luke Holden, Ben Conniff
Hardback
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As good health is inextricably wedded to pure drinking water-and this particular concern looms larger every day-understanding delivery systems is almost as important as the water itself. Water for Hartford chronicles the century-long effort, beginning in the 1850s, to construct a viable, efficient water system. The story of Hartford's water ...
Water for Hartford
As good health is inextricably wedded to pure drinking water-and this particular concern looms larger every day-understanding delivery systems is almost as important as the water itself. Water for Hartford chronicles the century-long effort, beginning in the 1850s, to construct a viable, efficient water system. The story of Hartford's water works is a fascinating one, for it recalls the hard work, great sacrifice, and extraordinary engineering feats necessary to deliver wholesome drinking water to a growing urban center. It also illuminates the ever-changing social, political, and economic milieu in which it was built. The story of its construction is also the story of three men-Hiram Bissell, Ezra Clark, and Caleb Saville. Readers are transported back in time and given a firsthand glimpse of what these champions of a water system faced on a daily basis: unforgiving geography, venal politicians, and an often-indifferent public. The book culminates in the exhilaration of having built a water works from scratch to deliver clean, safe drinking water to the masses. Water for Hartford is a human story, peopled by men of vision and achievement, who understood that their decisions and actions would affect millions of people for decades to come.
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36.750000 USD

Water for Hartford

by Kevin Murphy
Hardback
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Both a history and a guide, this book offers scenic tours to all 106 of Vermont's covered bridges and tells the rich stories behind them. For many people, covered bridges are much more than picturesque: They represent a living link with an alluring part of our past. Along with a ...
Covered Bridges of Vermont
Both a history and a guide, this book offers scenic tours to all 106 of Vermont's covered bridges and tells the rich stories behind them. For many people, covered bridges are much more than picturesque: They represent a living link with an alluring part of our past. Along with a sense of romance, we associate them with an era of hard work, creativity, and ingenuity. Each bridge sparks a new question: Why was it built, how, when, and by whom? How has it lasted when so many others have disappeared? This guide will answer these and many other questions about all 106 of Vermont's authentic, historic covered bridges. Arranged by convenient driving tours, it provides precise directions to help travelers find each bridge--touring through the most scenic countryside along the way--and shares each bridge's history and folklore. Advice on photographing the bridges, parking, and finding nearby historical sites and museums is also included in each tour. An introduction tells the colorful story of the great truss race in the early days of bridge architecture and design. Detailed scenic driving tours make this book useful to anyone exploring the back roads of Vermont. Superb maps mark the location of all 106 covered bridges. 60 black-and-white photographs.
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20.950000 USD

Covered Bridges of Vermont

by Ed Barna
Hardback
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Each season paints Cape Cod with a unique palette of light and color. Winter's low sun casts long shadows and reveals the muted tones that cover windswept dunes and empty harbors. Spring starts with a hard light, but soon brings splashes of bright color as flowers emerge and the landscape ...
Four Seasons of Cape Cod
Each season paints Cape Cod with a unique palette of light and color. Winter's low sun casts long shadows and reveals the muted tones that cover windswept dunes and empty harbors. Spring starts with a hard light, but soon brings splashes of bright color as flowers emerge and the landscape comes back to life. Summer's rich, vibrant colors are followed by autumn's softer and warmer tones. Photographer John Tunney has created the first book to focus on the beauty of the Cape's different seasons. With 170 photographs of beaches, dunes, harbors, wildlife and people, this beautiful book captures the shifting light, colors and moods of Cape Cod - from Falmouth to Provincetown - throughout the year.
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36.740000 USD

Four Seasons of Cape Cod

by John Tunney
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Are you a beach bum, a beach lover, or simply just a fan of the water? If you find yourself constantly longing for a relaxing vacation along the sandy shores of Tahiti or yearning to go on a coast-to-coast cruise, look no further. Interior designer Anna OErnberg has all the ...
The Nautical Home: Coastline-Inspired Ideas to Decorate with Seaside Spirit
Are you a beach bum, a beach lover, or simply just a fan of the water? If you find yourself constantly longing for a relaxing vacation along the sandy shores of Tahiti or yearning to go on a coast-to-coast cruise, look no further. Interior designer Anna OErnberg has all the solutions to bring the waves to your home and living room. With Anna's advice and expertise, you can turn your own apartment or living space into a beautiful waterfront home. Live on the beach with nautical style and enjoy the waves. Using seashells, ropes, dark woods, and light-colored walls, the interior designs in this book remind readers of sunken ships and buried treasures. The decor will inspire homeowners to personalize their homes into the most calming and soothing living quarters, a place where they can sit, relax, and enjoy the ocean breeze. Projects include: Wooden lampshades Nautical placemats and pot holders Building your own lighthouse Beanbags and pillowcases The nautical look is a classic theme that suits a wide audience. Whether you're looking for new ideas to spruce up your city center apartment or looking to decorate your holiday vacation home, this book has the answers. The Nautical Home has a little something for everyone, from the average homeowner hoping to reinvent a room or more to the recent college grad looking for new ways to decorate a new home. With the interior designs in this book, you can finally be the captain of your own ship or home.
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The Nautical Home: Coastline-Inspired Ideas to Decorate with Seaside Spirit

by Anna Ornberg
Hardback
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