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Author Name:    MURPHY, Patricia

Title:   Glow of Candlelight : The Story of Patricia Murphy

Publisher:    Prentice Hall Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N.J. , 1936, 

Seller ID:   100753

MURPHY, Patricia. Glow of Candlelight : The Story of Patricia Murphy. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall Inc., (1961). Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),3-260 + colour portrait frontispiece + plates. 8vo, white cloth spine, green boards, gilt lettering to spine. O'Dea 3511. Patricia Murphy (b. October 5, 1905,Placentia, Newfoundland - d. November 23, 1979, Fort Lauderdale, Florida). "Here is her story, her food secrets and garden magic, in the portrait of Patricia Murphy, one of the nation's top restraunteurs, a celebrated horticulturist, a dedicated philanthropist, and a New York and Florida hostess who has become a legend in her own time." - front dj flap. Arranged in three parts: Part I. My Life. 1. Far-Flung Candlelight; 2. Journey to Brooklyn Heights; 3. Candlelight and Popovers; 4. Newfoundland Childhood (pp.29-39); 5. ; 6. More Candlelight on Sixtieth Street; 7. Enter Captain Kiernan [JamesKiernan, naval architect]; 8. Manhasset Candlelight; 9. Captain Kierna and Kinsale; 10. Westchester Candlelight; 11. The Lights Go Out; 12. New Adven tures. Part II. Gardens and Flowers. 1. A Garden Fifteen Floors Up; 2. Estate in Port Sewall; 3. Westchester Candlelight Gardens ; 4. Gardens at BahiaMar; 5. Orchids. Part III. My Favourite Foods and Menues. 1. Kinsale; 2. S ky High; 3. Bahia Mar [Fort Lauderdale]; 4. Westchester Candlelight. With index. Light wear to cloth else very good in chipped dustjacket with tears and some loss. 15.00


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