SHOP,  We have over
20,000 books in our
collection,  published
from 1880's to 2007,
mostly hardcover, first
editions, many signed.  
Specialities include:
cooking, decorating,
biographies, history,
occult, gardening, art,
crafts, poetry,
children's series books,
art, regional interest
and more.   Also we  
have an online
inventory for you to
browse,  book search,  
and world-wide
We have a beautiful selection of
vintage and antique teapots,
special bone china teacups,
dessert plates, cake stands,
silver flatware_  everything you
will need for a special tea
party.  Browse our selection of
vintage hats and purses from
1800's to 1980, make a fashion
statement,  or decorate a
boudoir.  Sparkling rhinestone
jewelry to tempt you.  Vintage
gloves in all colors and lengths.
Always a basket full of dainty
hankies.  Step back into a
gentler time , find the perfect
gift for yourself or some else.
Lavender Path Antiques
and Books
Located in a 1783 Schoolhouse

Originally called "The Academy"  our historic
building has also been a church, townhall   private
theater and home to our antique and used
bookstore for 20 years. Surrounded  by cut and
faced stonewalls and shaded by 200 year old maple
trees, the setting would have inspired  Robert
Frost. The  original belltower still sits on the roof.
Alas the bell is missing, but that's another story.
Located in the Historic District of the Village of
Harwinton, Connecticut and  listed on The
National Register of Historic Sites. We have a
perfect site for antiques and books. Come browse
in our shop and enjoy  a piece of history.

Lavender Path Antiques and
Books                                    50 50
South Rd.
(turn at village green)
Harwinton, Ct. 06791
phone (860)689- 8081

Open by Chance or
Appointment during the
Weekends 11am to 5pm.

Shop us online at,, and 24 hrs a day,
links on this page.
Look for the sign "Along the Lavender
Path Antiques and Books".  Our
country road , South Road was
originally a military parade ground in
the early days of our country. Also our
local agricultural fair was originally
held here, this being the village
Cape Cod Cottage Rental
Information on the Contact us
page or click link below
Our loyal employees and buddies    
Shadow and Snickers
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Express Welcome
Click here for our
inventory at
Click here for
Decorating with
Antiques Blog
Click here for our
online book
inventory at
To order any books you see
on our  online inventory and
you wish to pick up at our
HARWINTON shop, or if
you would like to speak to us
to place an order requiring  
shipping you can skip the
online check-out and just call
us directly at 860-689-8081,
anytime. Use this number to
also ask questions about a
book, book search, or  sell us
books from your collection.

Our Book Shop located at 50 South
Rd. Harwinton, Ct. 06791 has over
20,000 books, used, out of print and
rare.  Mostly hardcover, 1st editions,
some signed. Our specialties are
cookbooks, gardening, occult,
decorating, crafts, art, poetry and
children's series books. Hit the links
at top of page for online selections or
come visit and see what you discover
in our stacks.
Book search available.  World-wide
shipping.  Credit Cards and Paypal  
Weekdays by chance or appt.  
Weekends 11am to 5pm.
Our vintage clothing boutique at is now open. Click the My
Etsy Shop link ABOVE and you will go
right to it.  Over the next few months
we will be adding vintage clothing,
accessories, jewelry and other vintage
treasures weekly. Check us out!
Our newest addition "Tara" she's
a Labee (lab & beagle), she loves
to hug!
Sam, our official greeter, is a 25 lb orange Tabby.
Please don't bring him any treats.
My Etsy
& accessories   
Books &
Vintage News
Look for Lavender Path
Antiques on FACEBOOK.
Go to our Facebook Page
to see our photos of new
arrivals, announcements
of special discounts and
sale events . Please LIKE
US on Facebook to get
our latest news. Click the
links next to this message  
for our Facebook pages.
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Vintage purses, compacts, gloves
Cookbooks by celebrity chefs, from
famous restaurants, regional cookery,  
international collection, specialty
ingredients, always a large unique
collection, from antique to new.
Books on herbs, growing, cooking, beauty aids and
our own dried herbs by the cupful.
Remember all our books can be found
online, shop from your favorite easychair,
click the links at the top of the page for
our online books at ABE books or Biblio
books websites.
Gardening Books galore, from design, to
books on  specialty plants, container
gardening, annuals, perennials, stonewalls,
decks and patios and container gardening
how-to do it all.
Take a peek at what's new in our Antiques and
Vintage Shops
Ebay Shop
Click the ebay link above and
see what items we are selling at
auction this week, you never
know what treasures you can
scoop up!
Cape Cod Cottage Rental
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Have you discovered us
on Pinterest?
Search for Lavender Path
Antiques boards, lots of
inspiration found here
Lavender Path on
Pinterest     CLICK HERE
We have added another Facebook page full of
decorating ideas, recipes, lots of gardening
inspiration and items for gracious living and
entertaining, it is called "The Lavender Path
Home". Search for it on Facebook. NEW!!!!
FACEBOOK LINK  Decorating &  Gardening
with Antiques   inspiration and tips      
We have opened another
Etsy Shop called
TheLavenderPathHome, we will
be selling selections from Our
Antiques for the Home and
Gracious Entertaining
department. Click below to
check it out.
Etsy Antiques for the Home
Holiday Books are
here, cookbooks,
childrens, stories,
poems, decorating,
we got em!