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London Mercantile Price-Current, No. 735. West India and Spanish Main Produce.
London: N.S. Price, 1826. Quarter-fold circular, 31.75 x 25 cm. Paginated 268-272. A single issue of this necessary economic periodical itemizing London's imports and exports. Import information includes tables featuring a list of produce (divided regionally), with prices, customs duty and drawback. Additional information regarding stocks, exchanges, and public sales included. Regions highlighted are West-Indies, East-India, continental northern Europe, Mediterranean Europe, North American, South American, Baltic. Includes an inclusive of... (Item #3266)
Price: $150.00
London Mercantile Price-Current, No. 735. West India and Spanish Main Produce.
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Tratado Pråctico de la Manipulacion de la Leche.
Paris: Garnier Hermanos, N.d., circa 1890. Small octavo, 266 pages. Illustrated. Spanish edition. Translated from the French by Luis Bravo y Boulet. A guide to modern methods for producing milk, butter and cheese, from an agricultural instructor from Calais. Illustrated with images of modern dairying equipment. With the bookseller stamp of Trejos Hermanos in Costa Rica. Some pencil notes to a few pages. Pages age-toned and with a bit of... (Item #3307)
Price: $250.00
Tratado Pråctico de la Manipulacion de la Leche.
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Die Neue Ernahrung, in Anleitung und Rezpten.
Stuttgart: K. Thienemanns, [1933]. Octavo, 78 pages. First edition. Text in German. Lower corner of textblock bumped, otherwise very good in black and red printed pictorial wrappers. (Item #2765)
Price: $50.00
Die Neue Ernahrung, in Anleitung und Rezpten.
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A Household Book for Tropical Colonies.
London: Geoffrey Cumberlegde/Oxford University Press, 1950. Octavo, 149 pages. Second edition. This work was originally published under the name, A Household Book for Africa in 1939. It contains recipes, but much more, for the operation of a household in a colonial region, and includes lists of foodstuffs and other provisions for trips into the bush, and methods of assuring your supplies are not carried off by ants or natives. Fine... (Item #2962)
Price: $60.00
A Household Book for Tropical Colonies.
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The New Art of Cookery; According to the Present Practice; Being a Complete Guide to all Housekeepers, on a Plan Entirely New; consisting of Thirty-eight Chapters .... With Bills of Fare for every Month in the Year, Neatly and Correctly Printed.
Boston: Printed for W. Spotswood, 1798. Octavo, xxiii, [1], 444 pp. Twenty-four additional pages of illustrations of monthly bills of fare. Table of contents. Second American edition, improved. Briggs is identified on the title page as "many years cook at the Globe Tavern, Fleet-Street, the White Hart Tavern, Holborn, and now principal of the Temple Coffee-House, London." The first edition of his English Art of Cookery was published in London... (Item #2883)
Price: $2,250.00
The New Art of Cookery; According to the Present Practice; Being a Complete Guide to all Housekeepers, on a Plan Entirely New; consisting of Thirty-eight Chapters .... With Bills of Fare for every Month in the Year, Neatly and Correctly Printed.
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The Physiology of Taste; Or Transcendental Gastronomy. Illustrated By Anecdotes of Distinguished Artists and Statesmen of Both Continents. Translated From the Last Paris Edition By Fayette Robinson.
Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1854. Octavo, xx, 237, [4] ads, pages. First American edition and the first English language translation of the greatest work on gastronomy. Internally very good, with the text block tight and clean. In publisher's gilt and blind stamped decorated brown cloth, with significant wear to the head and foot of the spine. Fairly scarce in the trade, with only three copies coming to auction since 1965... (Item #3198)
Price: $500.00
The Physiology of Taste; Or Transcendental Gastronomy. Illustrated By Anecdotes of Distinguished Artists and Statesmen of Both Continents. Translated From the Last Paris Edition By Fayette Robinson.