New life in old houses.

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Architecture, Domestic -- Conservation and restoration, Dwellings -- On

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LC ClassificationsNA7243.O5 J8
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Pagination169 p.
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Open LibraryOL5572224M
LC Control Number67081260
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Experienced contractor George Nash covers everything -- from replacing foundation walls to repairing old windows, including how to save what's irreplaceable, where to use the best materials, when it's necessary to update (and /5(). The definitive book on how to bring an old house back to life — without destroying its spirit — is now updated with all new color photography in Renovating Old Houses.

Experienced contractor George Nash covers everything — from replacing foundation walls to repairing old windows, including how to save what's irreplaceable, where to use the best materials, when it's necessary to Brand: Taunton Press, Incorporated.

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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. her old money pit of a house, impulsively dismantling her ancient bathroom with a sledgehammer.

DiMaio knew that Robotham had Jake's book the ancient, written-in-blood book that listed all the residents of Jake's house (including Jake). The book has gone missing, and DiMaio suspects he knows who has it and who killed his friend.

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Most of the renovations occurred in the last decade, but all of the homes have origins reaching back into the past, in some cases hundreds of years.

A mother and her year-old son live here in a sort of false old-timey existence—the house with its parlor and the wide-planked floors, the glass pitcher of lemonade, the cast iron table and chairs under a fig tree—and the terrible event which unfolds in the shed is thrown into even greater relief by the steadfastness of this house.Joseph Quincy Mitchell (J – ) was an American writer best known for his works of creative nonfiction he published in The New work primarily consists of character studies, where he used detailed portraits of people and events to highlight the commonplace of the world, especially in and around New York City.New Life for Old Books.

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