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Sunset Books

Sunset Books is a book publishing company that operates as a part of Southern Progress Corporation's Oxmoor House book publishing division. The Sunset Books division was created in 1946 when Sunset Magazine created a separate book division to publish content from its magazines.[1] The company operates from Southern Progress's Menlo Park, California office and from Southern Progress's Corporate Headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama.

One of their best known books is the Sunset Western Garden Book, a compendium of plants suited for the various climatic zones and microclimates of the Western United States, and gardening guidelines for the region.[2] It is generally considered the bible of gardening books covering the Western states.[3] The book has had numerous editions, including:

  • Sunset Western Garden Book, edited by Kathleen Norris Brenzel, 2007
  • Sunset Western Garden Book, edited by Kathleen Norris Brenzel, 2001
  • Sunset Western Garden Book, edited by the Sunset editors, 1995, ISBN 0-376-03851-9
  • Sunset Western Garden Book, New Edition, foreword by Joseph F. Williamson, edited by John R. Dunmire. Lane Magazine and Book Company, 1967

References

  1. ^ Sunset Books History
  2. ^ [1]
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External links

  • Sunset Books
  • Oxmoor House
  • Southern Progress Corporation
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