"We remember how influential, entertaining, and comforting books were when we were kids. Characters like the March sisters and Anne Shirley have been dependable friends and heroes for generations of readers. The Puffin in Bloom collection, an assortment of classic novels with coming-of-age themes aimed at adolescents, is a great representation of this. Each beautifully bound hardcover volume features cover illustrations by Anna Bond of the famed Rifle Paper Co, and inside the pages of 2 of the
"The universally praised Last Lion trilogy by William Manchester and Paul Reid takes readers on a riveting journey through the life of Britain's great wartime leader, Winston Churchill. Published as a set of 3 hardcover books complete with maps, photographs, and other historical documents, they bring together over 30 years of Manchester's brilliant biographies of the statesman. The extraordinary portrait which emerges goes far beyond the standard facts and anecdotes associated with Churchill, in
Designed with the author's iconic signature, the beautiful dark green Ernest Hemingway Signature Book Set will become the centerpiece of any shelf. The Ernest Hemingway Signature Book Set includes nine books from Scribner Classics.
Discover the allure of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic mysteries with the Holmes and Watson Book Set, a collection of six beautifully bound, pocket-sized Holmes books published by Collector's Library. The Holmes and Watson Book Set features custom jackets with an illustration of Holmes and his partner, Watson, in serious discussion a visual embodiment of the heart of the Holmes series. Each hardcover volume is bound in cloth with gilt page edges, a silk reading ribbon, and an afterword.
"Almost all of Herman Melville's novels draw from his experiences at sea. Even as his writing evolved to become emblematic of 19th-century American literature's dark, psychological style, Melville wove the experiences of his personal travels into his works and helped develop the young country's thirst for tales of adventure and independence. This elegant, neutral-toned set from Juniper Books features custom-printed jackets with an antique engraving of sailors onboard a ship's deck. Includes: Red
"Kurt Vonnegut's 1973 novel Breakfast of Champions was once described by the author as the result of clearing out his head. Perhaps this is why the book is so special to so many it's a manifestation of a mind that generations of readers adore. Vonnegut is a singular figure in American literature, and his countercultural writings, which brilliantly blend satire and science fiction, produced some of the most original work of the 20th century. This 4-volume set from Library of America features an e
"Anne Shirley is one of the most recognizable and treasured characters in children's literature. She was first introduced to readers with the 1908 publication of the instant hit Anne of Green Gables, and author Lucy Maud Montgomery followed that book with a number of popular sequels. We've collected 6 of the best together in a set published by Aladdin, an imprint of Simon Schuster. The books are covered with custom jackets featuring an illustration of Anne's famous hat, and all of them include t
"Famed mid-century American writer Truman Capote achieved international success with his brilliant non-fiction novel In Cold Blood, which made him a household name in the late '60s. His development of literary journalism, in addition to the witty narrations and larger-than-life characters of his other works, have kept him atop the list of the country's most beloved writers. Including all of Capote's major works of fiction, short stories, and essays, this set published by Modern Library with cust
"A classic set of 7 Library of America books containing the works of Mark Twain in book jackets incorporating an iconic portrait of the author. Includes all of Twain's major works including Tom Sawyer, Life on the Mississippi, Huckleberry Finn, Pudd'nhead Wilson, The Innocents Abroad, Roughing It, A Tramp Abroad, Following the Equator, The Prince The Pauper, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court and 2 volumes of Tales, Sketches, Speeches and Essays. All books are brand new from the publish
"Created exclusively for AHAlife, the new limited edition Read It and Drink (Beer, Wine, Whiskey) set is hand numbered on the jacketsthe edition is limited to 50 copies. It is a truly unique book set you cannot find anywhere else! As F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, "Here's to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life." We couldn't agree more. Each compact yet substantial hardcover volume offers generous descriptions, information, and photos of the most sought-after hard beverages around the world: be
The works of Herman Melville have stood the test of time. To honor the theme present in several of his literary pieces, Juniper Books has designed a set of jackets featuring an image of a whale and shipboard planks. Published by Library of America in beautiful heirloom editions, this set contains Redburn, White Jacket, Moby Dick, Typee, Omoo, Mardi and more.
"Juniper Books has brought together some of the best known religious texts in a handsome set, printed and bound by Everyman's Library. These custom jackets feature a timeless design evocative of prayer books worldwide. Reading the world's great religious texts provides invaluable knowledge about cultures and customs across the planet. From a literary perspective, they each serve as marvelous writings that everyone should have on their reading list. This set includes: The Tao Te Ching, The Analec
This set of four books includes the works of John Steinbeck and feature custom jackets that make up one design based on the iconic cover for The Grapes of Wrath. The books contain all of his classics including Tortilla Flat, Of Mice and Men, The Grapes of Wrath, Cannery Row, The Pearl, East of Eden, The Winter of Our Discontent and many more.
"Many of us are introduced to J.D. Salinger as teenagers and carry his characters with us as we grow. Perhaps this is why Salinger has become one of the most highly regarded authors in the American literary canon, widely read and adored by readers of all ages. One of those readers is our founder, Thatcher, whose heavily worn personal copy of one of his favorite books, The Catcher in the Rye, was the basis for the design of these custom jackets. The editions, published by Little, Brown and Compan
A first-hand account of the American Civil War, this four-volume set chronicles the war with letters, diaries, speeches, articles, poems, songs, military reports, legal opinions, and memoirs. The books are brand new from the publisher, Library of America, wrapped in custom jackets designed by Juniper Books. Set includes The Civil War As Told By Those Who Lived It - First Year, Second Year, Third Year and Final Year.
"Custom jackets featuring a simple and colorful design of kitchen utensils makes this set of classic cookbooks a wonderful kitchen centerpiece or a perfect gift for the food lovers in your life. Includes: The Essential New York Times Cookbook: Classic Recipes for a New Century by Amanda Hesser, James Beard's American Cookery, Joy of Cooking: 75th Anniversary Edition, How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman and The Cook's Illustrated Cookbook by America's Test Kitchen. All books are new from the p
You'll get some time in outdoors when you make the Shou Sugi Ban table from the July/August issue of Woodworker's Journal - that's where you do the Japanese charring technique - as well as when you set it up afterward. Looking for other exterior finish options? Check out Michael Dresdner's Finishing Thoughts column. Back indoors, we've got projects like a Mission style Window Bench, a Waney-Edged Box with a stunning lid and Woodturning's Small Hollow Forms. Plus, discover what you do - and don't - know about your drill/driver. You'll find it all in the July/August issue of Woodworker's Journal. Shou Sugi Ban Side Table: A tried-and-true Japanese finishing technique chars wood to protect it from insects, rot and the elements - a great way accent the top and legs of this outdoor table. Limbert Window Bench: A reproduction of an Arts and Crafts era piece uses angled joinery to add visual interest. The upholstered cushion is optional. Waney-Edged Box: A box's simple lines showcase the natural edge of the wood used for the lid. Plus, learn about regulations now affecting that species - and all the rosewoods. Tool Tutorial: The drill/driver is a standby tool, not just for woodworkers, but for homeowners, DIYers - just about everyone. Learn more about this basic from Chris Marshall, including why you care about amp/hours and whether you need a hammer drill or impact driver. Woodturning: Ready to move beyond the basics of spindle turning? Small, hollow forms are a fun next step - plus, these vessels can make great gifts. Finishing Thoughts: What do you put on your projects when they're going to live outside? Michael Dresdner walks you through the options for exterior finishes.
We've made it easy to purchase all the fasteners you need to build the attached table for our Bar Height Adirondack Chairs (the table is included as an option in our Bar Height Adirondack Chair plan, #56771, sold separately). Rather than searching through bins at the hardware store or searching for multiple items online, our kit makes it as simple as one click, for one low price. Spend less time shopping and more time woodworking! All fasteners are made of stainless steel for maximum resistance to the elements.
We've made it easy to purchase all the fasteners you need to build our Adirondack Chair (#49259, sold separately). Rather than searching through bins at the hardware store or searching for multiple items online, our kit makes it as simple as one click, for one low price. Spend less time shopping and more time woodworking! All fasteners are made of stainless steel for maximum resistance to the elements.
We've made it easy to purchase all the fasteners you need to build one of our Bar Height Adirondack Chairs (#56771, sold separately). Rather than searching through bins at the hardware store or searching for multiple items online, our kit makes it as simple as one click, for one low price. Spend less time shopping and more time woodworking! All fasteners are made of stainless steel for maximum resistance to the elements.
We've made it easy to purchase all the fasteners you need to build our Adirondack Side Table and Foot Stool (#52483, sold separately). Rather than searching through bins at the hardware store or searching for multiple items online, our kit makes it as simple as one click, for one low price. Spend less time shopping and more time woodworking! All fasteners are made of stainless steel for maximum resistance to the elements.
We've made it easy to purchase all the fasteners you need to build one of our Adirondack Benches (#48773, sold separately). Rather than searching through bins at the hardware store or searching for multiple items online, our kit makes it as simple as one click, for one low price. Spend less time shopping and more time woodworking! All fasteners are made of stainless steel for maximum resistance to the elements.
Making your own birdhouses and feeders is a rewarding way to attract birds and enhance any garden. An invaluable book for both woodworkers and birdwatchers. Woodworking experts Alan and Gill Bridgewater have teamed up with ornithologist Stephen Moss to produce a range of boxes and feeders that are specifically tailored to the nesting and feeding habits of the birds you want to attract. Information on siting, appropriate food, types of nesting boxes, and the birds you can expect to see, is featured alongside everything that you need to know about tools, materials, and construction techniques. Features: 17 practical projects, appropriate for all skill levels Step-by-step photographs, diagrams, and concise step-by-step instructions Helpful hints on siting and construction, attracting birds, feeding, nesting, and predators Suitable for novice and experienced woodworkers alike Birdhouses, Boxes & Feeders for the Backyard Hobbyist Preview