Homes & Gardens

The island's architectural history is as fascinating as the stories of its people.

SKU: 9780615673011

A gorgeous new book with a linen cover and full color photos throughout. A perfect gift and a must for every coffee table on the island this summer!


Sea Captains' Houses and Rose-Covered Cottages: The Architectural Heritage of Nantucket Island Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780789308801
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Published: Universe - October 3rd, 2003

Nantucket Island is home to one of the largest and most important collections of historic buildings in the United States. More than 800 preserved structures represent the character and charm of the island and its people.

Old Houses on Nantucket Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780942655148
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Published: Taylor Trade Publishing - November 7th, 2002

Ranging from the early houses of 1659-1750 to the handsome mansions of the Greek Revival period, this chronological tour offers over 300 black-and-white photographs plus a wealth of information on tasteful adaptations or restorations of old houses.

by Henry Chandler Foreman

Anyone with a feeling for Americana will appreciate the Williamsburg-by-the-sea quality of the book.” – New York Times Book Review
An in-depth study of the distinctive architecture of the island’s evolving whaling community. Second edition, 1991 cloth (290 pp. / 90 photos / 115 illus.)

SKU: 9780974114408

The white pine series of architectural monographs.  Volume III, number 6, December 1917:  The early dwellings of Nantucket by J.A. Schweinfurth. Paperback.

(Note- this is more of a slim pamphlet. 14 pages staple-bound.)

The Nantucket Historical Association is proud to reissue Hanna Monaghan's memoir in conjunction with the restoration of this historically significant house, converted by the Monaghan sisters in the early 20th century from an 18th century livestock barn.  Photographs by Samuel Kissel.

Paperback 117 pages.