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Tractatus Novi de Potu Caphé, et de Chinesium The.
Parisiis: Apud Petrum Muguet, 1685. Duodecimo, 169. [4] pages. Index. A fair copy manuscript of the first two sections of Dufour's Tractatus. The third section,on chocolate, is a translation of a separate work, Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma's Curioso Tratado de la Naturaleza y Calidad del Chocolate, etc., and is omitted here. The third part is also not included in the title, which in every other way is a facsimile of... (Item #4326)
Price: $3,500.00
Tractatus Novi de Potu Caphé, et de Chinesium The.
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Eddy on Bee-Culture, and the Protective Bee-Hive : a guide to a successful and profitable method of bee-culture, the results of many years' experience and observation in bee-keeping.
Boston: Press of Damrell & Moore, 1854. Octavo, x, 58 pages. Illustrations, and pictorial frontispiece depicting the Protective Bee-Hive. First edition. Bit of a tide line to some pages, otherwise very good, in lightly soiled original printed wrapper, with one-half inch chip to lower part of front wrapper at the spine. Otherwise generally very good. Scarce. [OCLC locates twelve copies]. (Item #4493)
Price: $350.00
Eddy on Bee-Culture, and the Protective Bee-Hive :a guide to a successful and profitable method of bee-culture, the results of many years' experience and observation in bee-keeping.
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The Mary Frances Cook Book. Adventures Among the Kitchen People. Seven full-page colored illustrations by Margaret G. Hays. Individual decorations in colors on each page by Jane Allen Boyer.
Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co. 1912. Squarish octavo, 175 pages. First edition. The classic children's culinary adventure, "It makes pleasant companions of the pots and pans and turns drudgery into pleasure. It makes every little girl want to learn to cook and teaches her to cook the things that grown up people cook" (from the dust jacket). An unusually clean copy, with the color illustration pasted down on blue... (Item #4513)
Price: $750.00
The Mary Frances Cook Book. Adventures Among the Kitchen People. Seven full-page colored illustrations by Margaret G. Hays. Individual decorations in colors on each page by Jane Allen Boyer.
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Marion Harland's Cook Book of Tried and Tested Recipes, Containing...
Baltimore, MD: I. & M. Ottenheimer, Publishers/Crawford & Co. 1907. Octavo, 156, [4] pages. Later, Baltimore printing. One of the many cookbooks from the prolific author who wrote under the pseudonym Marion Harland. Some flyspecking to rear end papers, otherwise very good, lightly edgeworn but presentable in an illustrated white oilcloth binding. [OCLC locates ten copies of this printing; not in Cagle]. (Item #4484)
Price: $120.00
Marion Harland's Cook Book of Tried and Tested Recipes, Containing...
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An economical, and new method of cookery; describing upwards of eighty cheap, wholesome, and nourishing dishes, consisting of roast, boiled, and baked meats; stews, fries, and Above forty soups; a variety of puddings, pies, &c, with new and useful observations on rice barley, pease, oatmeal, and milk, and the numerous dishes they afford, adapted to the necessity of the times, equally in society, by Eliza Melroe.
London: Printed and published for the author, by C. Chapple, No. 66 Pall-Mall, 1798. Octavo, 94 pages. First edition. In the March, 1798 issue of the Monthly Review, Ms. Melroe's economical new method is explained. "assuming as a postulatum that the fat is the essential part of meat, her plan for 'cheap living' is to take the dripping of roasted meat, suet, or the like, and by means of the... (Item #4570)
Price: $1,000.00
An economical, and new method of cookery; describing upwards of eighty cheap, wholesome, and nourishing dishes, consisting of roast, boiled, and baked meats; stews, fries, and Above forty soups; a variety of puddings, pies, &c, with new and useful observations on rice barley, pease, oatmeal, and milk, and the numerous dishes they afford, adapted to the necessity of the times, equally in society, by Eliza Melroe.
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Louis' Mixed Drinks with Hints for the Care & Serving of Wines.
Boston/New York: H.M. Caldwell, 1906. Tall, thin quarto, 113 pages. An elaborately decorated cocktail recipe book, from the author of Louis' Salad and Chafing Dish Cook Book. This book contains the first printed recipe for the dry martini, easily debunking the story that the cocktail was invented at the Knickerbocker Hotel in 1911 or 1912. The author also supplies recipes for those who like to mix large quantities of cocktails... (Item #4339)
Price: $450.00
Louis' Mixed Drinks with Hints for the Care & Serving of Wines.