Book Collecting

Oxmoor House

Oxmoor House is the book publishing division of Southern Progress Corporation based in Birmingham, Alabama. The company was founded in 1979 with the first publication of Southern Living’s Southern Living Annual Recipes. Today, Oxmoor House publishes “books to enrich your life,” focusing on topics like cooking and entertaining, crafts and hobbies, diet and health, gardening, house and home, and self-improvement for brands such as Southern Living, Cooking Light, Sunset, Coastal Living, Health, All You, This Old House, Williams-Sonoma, Gooseberry Patch, Weight Watchers, and Weber. The book publisher also operates the Sunset Books division for Southern Progress’s Sunset magazine.

First Edition Identification

First editions from Oxmoor House may have the words “First Published,” possibly followed by (year), on the copyright page with no additional printings listed.