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[English Manuscript Cookery Book]. Dann’s Book, Susan Dann, 10 September 1821.
N.p. [England]: 1821-1853. Octavo, 78 leaves. 150 pages of manuscript recipes in five or more hands. In full, ruled vellum, with remains of a clasp. A few pages excised at both front and rear of volume. Dent to the fore edge of some pages. Some recipes tete-beche. The earliest dated recipe is “Diet Bread”, and the latest, “1853 Rice Cakes. Other recipes include: “Timballo di Macaroni”, “to brew porter”, “to... (Item #3374)
Price: $500.00
[English Manuscript Cookery Book]. Dann’s Book, Susan Dann, 10 September 1821.
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Le Menage des Champs, et le Jardinier Francois accommodez au gout des temps: Dans lesquelles on peut apprende faciliment a apreter tout ce qui est necessaire pour l'usage de la vie a la Compagne, & meme de la Ville; & la maniere de cultiver parfaitement les Jardins fruitiers, potagers, & flueristes, avec un traite de la Chasse & de la Peche; Ouvrage utile a toutes sorte de personnes.
Paris: Michel David, 1711. Octavo, [6], 536, [8] pages. Frontispiece, five leaves of folding plates. Second printing of the first edition. Michel David issued the title originally in 1710. A compilation of two seventeenth century works by Nicolas de Bonnefons, here issued under a royal privilege granted to Louis Liger, sieur d'Auxerre (1658-1717). The work is divided into four books, the first three concerning cooking, the fourth dealing with gardening... (Item #2692)
Price: $1,500.00
Le Menage des Champs, et le Jardinier Francois accommodez au gout des temps: Dans lesquelles on peut apprende faciliment a apreter tout ce qui est necessaire pour l'usage de la vie a la Compagne, & meme de la Ville; & la maniere de cultiver parfaitement les Jardins fruitiers, potagers, & flueristes, avec un traite de la Chasse & de la Peche; Ouvrage utile a toutes sorte de personnes.
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The "Daily Mail" Cookery Book
London: Associate Newspapers, Ltd. 1920. Octavo, 200 pages plus advertisements. Mrs. Peel, formerly Co-Director of Woman's Service, Ministry of Food and Director of the "Daily Mail" newspaper Domestic Bureau, presents an indexed recipe book with processes, procedures, and household tips. The "Daily Mail" Cookery Book is the outcome of the "Daily Mail" Food Bureau, which in one year issued to its readers 268,289 recipes. In her introduction, Mrs. Peel cites... (Item #3135)
Price: $50.00
The "Daily Mail" Cookery Book
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Cookery and Housekeeping. A Manual of Domestic Economy for Large and Small Families. With eight coloured illustrations and numerous woodcuts. Third Edition.
London: Longmans Green and Co. 1882. Octavo, 540, [2] pages. Illustrated with eight chromo-lithographed plates and woodcuts in the text. Third edition, published in the same year as the first. A Victorian era cookbook aimed at reasonably modest households, with some of the menus containing more elaborate preparations. With an eye to a larger audience she states, "It is hoped that the greater portion of [the recipes] and the early... (Item #3105)
Price: $350.00
Cookery and Housekeeping. A Manual of Domestic Economy for Large and Small Families. With eight coloured illustrations and numerous woodcuts. Third Edition.
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Bibliographie Gastronomique.
London: Derek Verschoyle, Academic and Bibliographical Publications, Ltd. 1954. Large octavo, 971 columns/ 485 pages. pages plus errata. Later printing with introduction by André Simon in English, else text in French. Illustrated throughout with images from cookery books and engraved elements for each chapter. Seminal gastronomy bibliography from the beginning of printing to 1890; according to Bitting, "the work is considered the most erudite and valuable bibliography extant on gastronomic... (Item #3390)
Price: $100.00
Bibliographie Gastronomique.