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The Orchid in Lore and Legend.

By: Berliocchi, Luigi

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Oregon, Timber Press: 2001

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 1678

ISBN: 0881924911

Condition: Fine


8vo. 184 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Translated by Lenore Rosenberg and Anita Weston. Firsy published in1996 as "Il flore degli dei, l'orchideadel mito alla storia" by Nuovo Equilibri, Viterbo, Italy. Foreword by Henry Oakley. Richly illustrated throughout with black and white period engravings and paintings and full page color plates from Warner and Williams "The Orchid Album". An account of the discovery of the orchid and it's place in literature, religion, the arts, magic, cuisine, lore and legend. Also included is an account of the most popular genera and their cult... View more info

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Klytaimnestra Who Stayed at Home

By: Bogen, Nancy

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Roanoke, Va., Lintel Press: 1988

Edition: First Hardcover Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 792

ISBN: 0931642221

Condition: Very Good


8 vo. 240 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. Grey cloth, faint foxing to upper text block edge else clean and unmarked. Front endpaper SIGNED: "#55 of 200 Nancy Bogen". Dust jacket in protective cover with light edge and corner wear, small chip top spine and lightly soiled spot bottom rear panel. Author's first novel, first printing thus. First printed as a paperback by Twickenharm Press, 1980. A classic Greek tale with a satiric twist- a novel about the Trojan War from a modern woman's point of view. ISBN 093164221. #792. View more info

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Vanilla : Travels in Search of the Ice Cream Orchid

By: Ecott, Tim

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, U.S.A., Grove Press: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1729

ISBN: 0802117759

Condition: Fine


xx.278 pgs. Fine Hardcover in Fine dust jacket, clean and unmarked. Contents: List of Illustrations, Prologue, Foreword, Black Flower, An Indian Secret, The City That Perfumed the World, Mexican Money, From an English Garden, Ile Bourbon, Creole Hearts, The Slave's Crime, Homage to Albius, Empress of Tahiti, Murder in Madagascar, Ice Cream and Perfume, The Admiral's Legacy, Vanilla Prince, Epilogue, Acknowledgements, Select Bibliography. ISBN 0802117759. 1729. View more info

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Fresh Cuts : Unexpected Arrangements With Branches, Buds and Blooms

By: Gal, Edwina Von

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Artisan (A Division of Workman Publishing): 2004

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 1726

ISBN: 1579652662

Condition: Fine


148 pgs. Fine condition softcover, clean and unmarked. Lavishly illustrated with color photos by J. M. Hall throughout. Introduction by Ken Druse. "Fresh Cuts" offers one hundred unexpected flora arranging ideas gleaned from foraging expeditions, nature walks or backyard strolls. In addition, the text offers anecdotes, facts, observations and folklore along with practical guidance for the care and maintenance of the plant materials used to craft the arrangements. Contains new material on flower arranging and an updated source guide. ISBN 1579652662. #1726. View more info

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Fire Places. A Practical Design Guide to Fireplaces and Stoves Indoors and Out.

By: Gitlin, Jane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Newtown CT, The Taunton Press: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2542

ISBN: 1561588350

Condition: Near Fine


202pgs. Near Fine condition large softcover, clean and unmarked with light shelfwear to lower edges and top of spine. Richly illustrated with color photos throughout. Interspersed with historical notes and anecdotal lore relevant to the structures being discussed.Chapters: 1. Your Fire Place: Ritual and Culture, Taming Fire, Keeping the Home Fires Burning, What's Your Fire Place?, A Hearth for Every Room; 2. Fireplaces: What Sort of Fireplace for Your Home?, Masonry Fireplaces, Prefabricated Fireplaces, Where Does Your Fireplace Belong?, Chimney Basics, Chimney Style; 3. Mantelpiece Style: The... View more info

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Roast Figs Sugar Snow. Food to Warm the Soul. Updated Edition with New Recipes.

By: Henry, Diana

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beaz: 2014

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2546

ISBN: 1845339592

Condition: Fine


192 pgs. New hardcover, Fine condition. Nicely illustrated color photography throughout. Contents: Introduction; Ripe and Ready: cheese, Gathering In: chestnuts, hazelnuts, walnuts and pecans; Earthly Pleasures: pumpkin, winter squash, beans and lentils; Field Days: winter vegetables; Tales from the Huunt: game and wild mushrooms; The Fat of the Land: pork, Of Wood and Smoke: smoked food; Apples in the Attic: apples, pears and quinces; The Color Purple: plums, damsons and figs; Winter on Your Tongue: Herbs, spices and Sour Cream; From Bush and Bog: cranberries, blackberries, sloes and rose hip... View more info

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Roast Figs Sugar Snow. Food to Warm the Soul. Updated Edition with New Recipes.

By: Henry, Diana

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beaz: 2014

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2548

ISBN: 1845339592

Condition: Near Fine


192 pgs. New hardcover, Near Fine condition, shallow bump to front right corner at botto, otherwise as new.Nicely illustrated color photography throughout. Contents: Introduction; Ripe and Ready: cheese, Gathering In: chestnuts, hazelnuts, walnuts and pecans; Earthly Pleasures: pumpkin, winter squash, beans and lentils; Field Days: winter vegetables; Tales from the Huunt: game and wild mushrooms; The Fat of the Land: pork, Of Wood and Smoke: smoked food; Apples in the Attic: apples, pears and quinces; The Color Purple: plums, damsons and figs; Winter on Your Tongue: Herbs, spices and Sour Crea... View more info

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Blood Lines: Vampire Stories from New England (The American Vampire Series)

By: Schimel, Lawrence (editor); Greenberg, Martin H. (editor)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, U.S.A., Cumberland House Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1523

ISBN: 1888952504

Condition: Very Good+


8vo. 224 pgs. Very Good+ condition softcover pb, clean and unmarked with minimal shelf wear consisting of a small, barely discernable lightly abraded spot in the center of the front cover. Text is clean, crisp and unmaked. Anthology of tales centered around the local and historical vampire lore of New England. Contents: Introduction; Acknowledgments; New Hampshire: "Investigating Jericho" by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro; Massachusetts: "The Brotherhood of Blood" by Hugh B. Cave; Connecticut: "Chastel" by Manly Wade Wellman; Maine: "The Doom of the House of Duryea" by E... View more info