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Mr. and Mrs. Dog
Our Travels, Trials, Adventures, and Epiphanies Donald McCaig

The New York Times–bestselling author Donald McCaig has established an expansive literary career, founded equally on books about working sheepdogs and the Civil War novels Jacob’s Ladder and Rhett Butler’s People, the official sequel to Gone with the Wind.In his new book, Mr. and Mrs. Dog, McCaig... More


Virginia Fishing Guide
Bob Gooch. Updated by M. W. Smith

In this second edition of Bob Gooch’s Virginia Fishing Guide, M. W. Smith offers an updated version of a classic work of Virginia outdoor literature. Providing a new preface and appendices, Smith also recasts the volume’s introduction and site listings to reflect such changes as new "catch and... More


A Guidebook to Virginia's Historical Markers
Virginia Dept. of Historic Resources. Compiled by Scott David Arnold

Including nearly nine hundred new and replacement markers that have been installed along the commonwealth's roadways since the last edition was published in 1994, this third edition of A Guidebook to Virginia's Historical Markers brings together and updates the texts of more than 1,850 official... More


An American Cutting Garden
A Primer for Growing Cut Flowers Where Summers Are Hot and Winters Are Cold Suzanne McIntire

In An American Cutting Garden Suzanne McIntire describes how to plan a cutting garden, choose suitable plants, keep the garden in good order, and harvest a bountiful crop—all with charm and humor. Using both common and botanical names, she discusses in depth a wide variety of herbaceous perennials... More


Wild Flowers of Tidewater Virginia
Oscar Wand Gupton and Fred C. Swope

The design of this book is to furnish information with which the plants can be identified without resorting to technical language or requiring that the structure of plant parts be understood. Color photographs and descriptive comments are provided as identification materials for each species.