The 24 Days of Books


Day 1
Love cookbooks, but not the cooking? “Cookbook Book” highlights the best recipes (designs and illustrations) from classic to contemporary.


Day 2 
We are always inspired by our friend Glass Gardens. See if you can spot his perfect plants and our great “Garden Inspirations” book by Charlotte Moss around the shop.

Day 3
Our 1920s Little Blue Book collection and other mini books make great stocking stuffers or package toppers!


Day 4
Knishes, bagels, lox, pastrami, whitefish, dill pickles, kasha, herring, egg creams, and much, much more in “Eating Delancey A Celebration of Jewish Foods.”


Day 5 
Dog-lovers rejoice! “Incomplete Book of Dog Names” and one of our best sellers, “Dogs” a photographic journey of dogs through the years.


Day 6 
To remember, celebrate and cherish the good memories of Paris.


Day 7 
A locals favorite, Lorraine Eaton’s recent “Tidewater Tailgate” is perfect for the sports fanatic on your list!


Day 8
For the gents with sense in your life, we’ve got plenty of books to spark their interest, including “The Bow Tie Book” and “Fantastic Man”

Day 9 
Our drink-inspired book collection is certainly one to toast. Make sure to check out “Bourbon: A History of the American Spirit” by Dane Hucklebridge, that’ll be sure to leave you a little light-headed with laughter.

Day 10 
Learn to take baking not so seriously. “The Secret Lives of Baked Goods”, “Naked Cakes” and “Sweetie-licious Pies” are a fun, yummy and throwback twist to your tradition baking routine.

Day 11
Create occasions and rooms to remember with “Mrs Howard: Room by Room” and “Hamptons Entertaining”, great for the decorator and entertainer.

Day 12 
“40 Years of Fabulous” wraps the finest decorator show houses in the world into one glamorous book. This book provides an insider’s look at the history of this much-loved society while revisiting the spectacular rooms.

Day 13
“Long after the meal is eaten, the China remains.” This delightful book by Shax Reigler explores the dishes we so commonly overlook.
Day 14
“Afternoon Tea Collection” features cute sandwiches, tasty scones, tiny tarts, and other treats that inspire memorable tea parties.

Day 15
Illustrated history of the paper of our lives, “Culinary Ephemera” and  ”Vintage Ephemera” is wonderful for anyone who enjoys art and design.

Day 16
Southern Suppers and Soirees wrapped into one book: “Dinner on the Grounds” by James T. Farmer.
Day 17 
Inspiration for the newly-weds or newly engaged couple . . . “Back in the Day Bakery” and “Fall in Love for Life” are heart-warming and full of advice and ideas to live by!
Day 18
Two truly unique books that will bring back those fond memories of the leading ladies of your life.
Day 19 
New to Virginia and need a guide to all things Southern Cooking? Any of these will do!
Day 20 
“Where Chefs Eat” is the ultimate, must-have book for the world-traveling foodie in your life.
Day 21
“The Art of the Monogram” and  ”Linens” are the perfect addition for the lover of the finer textiles of life.
Day 22 
130 recipes that unlock the secrets of New York. “New York Cult Recipes” is one for the ages.
Day 23 
Ready to think of the warmer weather? How about a look at the most beautiful outdoor living rooms around with “At Home in the Garden” by Carolyne Roehm.
Day 24 
You have all these gadgets scattered around the kitchen, how find out why – and recipes to use them with.