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New life for old houses

by George Stephen

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Preservation Press, National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dwellings -- Remodeling.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge Stephen.
    SeriesLandmark reprint series
    ContributionsStephen, George, 1926-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH4816 .S74 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 257 p. :
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2185634M
    ISBN 100891331492
    LC Control Number89003599
    OCLC/WorldCa19268796

    About The Book of Old Houses. Once upon a time, Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree was a hotshot money manager to Manhattan’s rich and dreadful—until she left city life behind for a centuries-old fixer-upper in the quaint seaside town of Eastport, Maine. But even this tiny haven has its hazards—and they can be astonishingly deadly. The Book of Old Houses NPR coverage of The Book of Old Houses by Sarah Graves. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. The Way Life Should Be, the sign welcoming visitors to the Pine.

    The Old House book. Read 28 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An old house gets a new lease on life when the right family comes alo /5. New Life House alumni Kaivon S went hiking in Runyon Canyon with his dad today! “I’m blessed to be able to spend quality time with my dad these days! My addiction and past lifestyle kept me at arms distance from my family and recovery has provided me with a want to be close with them and enjoy quality time with them!

      The discovery of a set of old encyclopedias bound for the trash sparked a creative outlet for trained psychologist Julia Strand. Strand breathes new life into old books that would otherwise be. This unusual and original book is a photographic picture story that compares old and new houses. The story follows two Victorian toy soldiers that were hidden beneath the floorboards of a house in When the pair are discovered years later they are surprised to see just how much the house .


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