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Join us here at the shop on Wednesday, May 13th for the monthly Baxter Society Talk. I'll be speaking about The Apgar Collection of American Cookery, a great collection of 18th and 19th century printed American cookbooks. The collection is here in the shop, and will be on view. It's...read more
Spirited Ephemera: Cocktail and Liquor History Through Paper
A simple libation carries with it a long history of alcohol production, distribution, marketing, sales, and culture. In this illustrated slideshow, this history is revealed through books and printed ephemera as varied as the cocktails themselves, including tavern licenses, label designs, trade...read more
Join us in Brooklyn at the fabulous Wythe Hotel for the annual Food Book Fair. On Sunday the 12th we'll be joining food scholars Stephen Schmidt and Deborah Krohn in a panel discussion on Cookbooks and History, moderated by Lisa OSullivan, from the New York Academy of Medicine's Library. There...read more
The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, will return to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay, November 14-16, 2014. A record-breaking 134 dealers from the United States, England, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Russia and The Netherlands will exhibit and sell...read more
For as long as mankind has been writing about the human experience, the topics of food and drink, feasts and famine, and cooking and eating have found their way into print. This two-day symposium will feature an array of talks and panels examining West Coast gastronomy and the connections that...read more
Join us Sunday, October 12th in Northampton, MA for the Pioneer Valley Book & Ephmera Fair. The Fair's hours are Sunday, 10-4pm. It's a short one, but we will bring a selection of interesting and unusual books on food and drink, as well as menus and other ephemera.
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Join us at Space Gallery for a talk by Rowan Jacobsen about his new book, Apples of Uncommon Character.read more
Rabelais will be headed to Brooklyn, for the first ever Brooklyn Antiques & Book Fair. Held at the brand new Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint, this joint antique and rare book event has been much awaited. For Rabelais, it will be extra-special as we will be returning to our old...read more