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The Valley Road, the Story of Virginia Hot Springs (Author Signed), Ingalls, Fay

Author Name    Ingalls, Fay

Book Title   The Valley Road, the Story of Virginia Hot Springs (Author Signed)

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.)   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good in Good dust jacket

Edition   First Edition; First Edition

Publisher's Name   New York, NY The World Publishing Company 1949

Illustrated By   Illustrated by Margaret Lowengrund

Inscription   Signed by Author

Seller ID or SKU   61274

Signed by Author on end paper. Dust may have minor chips and/or price clipped. In brodart mylar protective cover. The author was an attorney in N.Y. who retired to running the Homestead Hotel at Hot Springs, Virginia, where he and his wife lived at "The Yard". The Yard a Virginia landmark home was Built in 1925, for the author and his wife Rachel Gaff Holmes (1885-1966). Fay had been a lawyer in New York, living at "Sunken Orchard" on Long Island. The Ingalls grew tired of New York society and they came to Hot Springs where Fay would run The Homestead Hotel, established by his father, railroad tycoon Melville E. Ingalls. The 15-bedroom Tudor-style mansion featured an inner courtyard surrounded on three sides. Mrs Ingalls was a noted horsewoman and the house was designed specifically with her in mind. There were hitching posts in the inner courtyard and they kept their own pack of hounds in kennels on the grounds for hunting. "HOT SPRINGS, Va., Monday, Nov. 24, 1957 (AP)--Fay Ingalls, President of Virginia Hot Springs, Inc., a nationally known resort community, died yesterday of a stroke. He was 75 years old." N.Y. Times. ; Sketches; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 293 pages; Signed by Author

Price = 26.97 USD


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