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How to Bring the Outside Inside: Let Your Home Reflect the Seasons

By: Ellery, Helen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Conran Octopus Limited: 2004

Seller ID: 2202765

ISBN: 1840914017

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2004 Large Hardcover. 160 pp. Color photographs. Outside Inside shows how to adopt Helen Ellery's design principles to turn your home into a stylish oasis that provides respite from the relentless demands of modern living. Hip and contemporary, combining humour with comfort, Helen's signature look is inspired by the land and achieved through the use of texture, colour and witty literal references - bright green carpet 'growing' up the stairs imitating a strip of nearly mown lawn; a yellow 'rape field' rug in the sitting room; 'turf' fabric blinds in the windows. The book is pack... View more info

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There's a Bed in the Piano: The Inside Story of the American Home

By: Kaye, Myrna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bulfinch Press Book: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265302

ISBN: 0821223747

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bottom edge of jacket lightly bumped. 1998 Large Hardcover. xv, 260 pp. Featuring vintage photographs and fascinating trivia, a history of the American home traces the development of its furniture, the design and use of its rooms, and regional and ethnic styles, and explores its role in American society. View more info

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The Forgotten Art of Building A Good Fireplace: The Story of Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, an American Genius, and His Principles of Fireplace Design Which Have Remained Unchanged for 174 Years

By: Orton, Vrest

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Yankee Publishing Inc.: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2295003

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Bottom edge of front wrapper very lightly bumped with a minor tear. 1974 Trade Paperback. 60 pp. How to alter unsatisfactory fireplaces & to build new ones in the 18th century fashion. Since its original publication in 1969 by Yankee, Inc.,Vrest Orton's classic book on fireplace design has gone through numerous printings and has brought about a revival of the Rumford fireplace. The basic principles that Count Rumford set forth in 1795 describe the construction of a large shallow fireplace which does not smoke and which throws out much more heat than many of today's fireplaces w... View more info

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Tropical Living: Contemporary Dream Houses in the Philippines

By: Reyes, Elizabeth V.; Zialcita, Fernando Nakpil; Alcazaren, Paulo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Periplus Editions: 2005

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2202760

ISBN: 9625938761

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. Minimal wear to jacket corners, jackek spine faded. 2005 Large Hardcover. 224 pp. Color photographs throughout text. Graced with a warm tropical climate, plenty of indigenous building materials and Asian- and Latin-inspired style, the Philippines is home to some of Southeast Asia's most creative architects and interior designers. Tropical Living explores the balance of form and functionality present in these houses, and examines the diverse residential design styles found in the city, the countryside, the mountains and by the sea. With over 200 full-color photographs, Tropical Li... View more info

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Tropical Living: Contemporary Dream Houses in the Philippines

By: Reyes, Elizabeth V.; Zialcita, Fernando Nakpil; Alcazaren, Paulo

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Periplus Editions: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2202761

ISBN: 079460465X

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Minor wear to corners. 2006 Large Softcover. 224 pp. Color photographs throughout text. Graced with a warm tropical climate, plenty of indigenous building materials and Asian- and Latin-inspired style, the Philippines is home to some of Southeast Asia's most creative architects and interior designers. Tropical Living explores the balance of form and functionality present in these houses, and examines the diverse residential design styles found in the city, the countryside, the mountains and by the sea. With over 200 full-color photographs, Tropical Living is an inspir... View more info

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Furniture of the Depression Era: Furniture & Accessories of the 1920's, 1930's, & 1940's

By: Swedberg, Robert W. and Harriett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Collector Books: 1987

Seller ID: 2265865

ISBN: 0891453326

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Pages faintly toned. 1987 Large Hardcover. 143 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Characteristics of Household Furnishings of the 1920's, 1930's, & 1940's; Occasional Tables and Stands; A Place to Eat; Please Sit Down; The Bedroom; The Student's Corner; Miscellaneous Furnishings and Accessories; Accent on Oak; Repairing and Replacing Veneer; Patent Serial Numbers and Dates Issued; Glossary; Bibliography; Index; Price Guide. View more info

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Country Diary Book of Decorating: English Country Style

By: Sykes, Sydney A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 2262178

ISBN: 1559700793

Condition: Very Good


Edge wear to jacket. 1990 Large Hardcover. Offers advice on curtains, lighting, upholstery, painting, stencilling, and collectables, and tells how to draw inspiration for decorating one's home from the seasons View more info

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Best of Ikebana Sogetsu School

By: Teshigahara, Sofu

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Shufunotomo Co., Ltd.: 1962

Seller ID: 2287948

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, onion skin slipcase cover, belly band, and jacket. Stain along spine of slipcase, a few tears to belly band. Top corners of jacket flaps clipped. 1962 Large Hardcover. 364 pp. Japanese text. This book presents examples of Sogetsu School flower arrangement by it's talented headmaster, Mr. Sofu Teshigahara. View more info