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1 Blythe, Ronald. AKENFIELD: PORTRAIT OF AN ENGLISH VILLAGE.
London Folio Society 2002 Hard Cover Near Fine Peter Bailey. 
328 pp, 9 7/8" H. Bound in quarter cloth, with paper sides printed and blocked with a design by the artist. Dark brown slipcase. This edition follows the text of the first Allen Lane edition of 1969, incorporating minor emendations made to the 1972 reprint. B&w illustrations. Chapter headings: The Survivors; God; The Ringing Men; To Be A Farmer's Boy?; Good Service; The Forge; The Wheel-wright; The Craftsmen; The School; The Agricultural Training Centre; Officers and Gentlemen; The Orchard Men; Four Ladies; The Young Men; The Law; Limitations; The Vet; Not by Bread Alone; The Northern Invaders; In the Hour of Death. Minor rubbing on slipcase. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
2 Craig, Martha. With contributions by A.W. Peart & W.F.W. Fisher, Geo. E. Fisher, C.C. James, Thomas Hood, David Sinclair, J.J. Barker, W.A. Emory, O.T. Springer, H.H. Hurd, et al. THE GARDEN OF CANADA: BURLINGTON, OAKVILLE AND DISTRICT.
Facsimile Reprint Hard Cover Very Good - 
96 pp, 9 1/4" H. Black cloth with gold lettering on front board. A facsimile reprint of the William Briggs, Toronto, 1902 edition. B&w photographs of farms, fruit picking, residences, churches, businesses, residents, etc.. Contents: The Garden of Canada; Burlington District; Officers of the Burlington Fruit-Growers Association; Burlington Horticultural Association; The Burlington Fruit Experiment Station; "By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them"; Geo. Fisher, Esq.; "Shady Cottage" Dairy and Fruit Farm; "Bonnie Place" Fruit Farm; C.F. Coleman: House and Sign Painter, Paper Hanger, Decorator and Grainer; The Hotel Brant and Annex; Burlington's Up-to-date Planing Mill and Lumber Yard; Burlington Box, Barrel and Basket Works; U.E. Loyalists: The Families Ghent and Davis; Lumber Yard and Planing Mill Owned by Mr. John Kentner; "Maple Lodge", Residence of W. Ghent, Esq.; Greengill Stock Farm; Facts Relating to "The Poplars"; Ontario Orchards; O.T. Springer, Esq., Burlington: Prominent Fruit-Grower; The Traders Bank of Canada; Grey Stone Villa; Clovelly Summer Cottages; Crown Farm; Burlington Plains; Burlington Public Library; Maplehurst, Residence of Godwin Bros.; Mr. William McCabe, LL.B., F.I.A.; Bronte Villa Farms and Orchards; Lakehurst Sanitarium; plus advertisements for properties for sale. Small to medium crease at bottom corner of pages 83 to 94, tiny corner crease on rear board, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, spine is very slightly twisted, a few very small rub marks on boards - mainly on rear board. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
MAINE BEAUTIFUL.  A PICTORIAL RECORD COVERING ALL THE COUNTIES OF MAINE, WITH TEXT BETWEEN., Nutting, Wallace.  With poems by Mildred Hobbs.
3 Nutting, Wallace. With poems by Mildred Hobbs. MAINE BEAUTIFUL. A PICTORIAL RECORD COVERING ALL THE COUNTIES OF MAINE, WITH TEXT BETWEEN.
Framingham, Massachusetts Old America Company 1924 First Edition Hard Cover Good Signed by Author
302 pp, 10 3/16" H. Green cloth, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings. Signed by author on front free endpaper. Section headings: Explanatory; Maine; The Approaches to Maine; Maps of Maine (provides text only); The Coast of Maine; Maine from Kittery to Portland; Passama-quoddy Bay; Maine's Mountain Regions; The Lakes and Streams of Maine; Old Maine Mills; Canoeing in Maine; The Trees of Maine; Ornamental and Fruit Trees; Maine Apple Blossoms; Maine in Winter; Attractive Maine Villages; Some Maine Cities; Let Us Go Down Into Maine!; A National Asset; Something Not Beautiful; Vacationing in Maine; The Setting of a Cottage; The Country Parsonage; Welcome Home; Old Dwellings in Maine; Wells and Springs; The Superiority of Country Life; What Explorers Thought of Maine; The Romance of the Kennebec; A Wonderful Old Edifice; Dwellings at Kittery; The Empire of Aroostook; View Points in Maine; Truth and Beauty; Hidden Things Come to Light; Superlatives; The Future of Maine; Comment on Line Drawings; Some of the Pictures in Detail; Acknowledgements; Index. Small word in ink at top of front pastedown, very light soiling on top/bottom of text block, slight toning to edges of text block, light edge wear at corners and top/bottom of spine, slight separation between some page gatherings but holding firmly, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, some loss of gold on front board title block, slight fading to spine color, some slight variation in color on boards, a few very light stains on spine and rear board. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
INN ON THE TWENTY COOKBOOK.  (COOK BOOK), Olson, Anna and Olson, Michael.  Signed.  Foreword by James Chatto.  Photography by Michael Mahovlich.
4 Olson, Anna and Olson, Michael. Signed. Foreword by James Chatto. Photography by Michael Mahovlich. INN ON THE TWENTY COOKBOOK. (COOK BOOK)
Whitecap, Vancouver, 2000. 
191 pp, square (9 1/2" H x 9 1/2" D) soft cover with self-flaps. SIGNED ON HALF TITLE PAGE BY BOTH AUTHORS. ISBN 1552850072 Colour and b&w photographs. "Bordered by farms and vineyards, Inn on the Twenty has the best of Niagara at its doorstep. Anna and Michael Olson's recipes reflect the delights of running a restaurant in one of the world's most idyllic settings. Photographer Michael Mahovlich captures surrounding orchards, vineyards, and the inn itself, on the Twenty Mile Creek, in st unning images. (This book) contains the building blocks of cooking well, featuring chapters on basics, food and wine pairing, and kitchen tools. It also includes sublime twists on standard dishes, such as Sea Scallops in Apricot Butter Sauce, L i m e -Roasted Sweet Potatoes, and Inn on the Twenty's Signature Double Espresso Chocolate Torte. The book's conversational tone will make you feel as though you are cooking alongside the Olsons in their famous winery restaurant in Jordan." Inte ri or - c lean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light fading to spine color, minor rubbing, minor edge roughness on rear cover, small light scuff on rear flap-fold, small dint on rear cover. Very Good 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
5 Weaver, Lawrence, Sir. LUTYENS HOUSES AND GARDENS.
London Country Life 1921 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
203 pp, 8vo (8 7/8" H). Cloth spine with gold lettering/banding, paper-covered boards with title pastedown on front board. Marbled endpapers, tissue-covered b&w frontispiece, b&w photographs and floor plans. Contents: Introductory; Typical Early Works (1890-1898); Three Surrey Houses of 1899; Two Houses Built in 1900-1; More Houses in the Tudor Manner, 1901-3; The Reparation of Lindisfarne Castle; The Gardens of Hestercombe; Four Houses Built 1905-7; Heathcote, Ilkley, 1906; Three Altered Houses, 1906-9; Lambay Castle, 1908-12; Temple Dinsley, Herts, 1909; Three Smaller Houses, 1908-9; Nashdom, Taplow, Bucks, 1909; Two Large Houses in Kent, 1910-12; Reparation of a Sussex Manor House and an Irish Castle; Folly Farm; Designs for Furniture; Index. Book slightly cocked, very light edge wear, slight bump to corners, binding is cracked in several places but pages are holding firmly, light dust staining to top of text block. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
6 Weeks, Verna Mae. ERINDALE: THE PRETTY LITTLE VILLAGE.
Mississauga, Ontario Verna Mae Weeks 1999 096913018X / 9780969130185 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
245 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, map. "Springfield (Erindale) was described in the 1877 Atlas of Peel as 'the pretty little village'. A century ago, the Toronto Mail and Empire stated that few people in Canada were aware of the lovely views, the pretty homes, and fruitful orchards on the banks of the Credit in the vicinity of Springfield; that there was no other more charming spot to be found in this country, or indeed in any country. It had a Town Hall with a bell on it which was rung at ten o'clock of an evening; and its people lived for many years in peace with the native people of the Indian Village downriver. For fifty years a beautiful lake, formed by the building of a great and powerful dam which transmitted electricity not only to the village but to West Toronto, formed a picturesque setting for Erindale's Village Green. Erindale had Miles Park where all sorts of jungle animals, gentle donkeys and iridescent peacocks roamed in their own enclosures, and a small black bear ran freely around the grounds accepting ice cream treats from children. Today, the most unchaged part of the City of Mississauga is the place where the road comes down Maple Hill to the corner of Dundas Street and Mississauga Road; here, the red schoolhouse, the church, Ross's Hill, the grey shale banks of the river, and the spring below Dundas - each of them can still be seen." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 27.50 USD
 


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