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101.
Apples By Ocean.
New York: Macmillan, 1950. Octavo, 128 pages. First edition. A collection of poetry, by the Pulitzer prize winning writer, poet and professor. Coffin was a native of Brunswick, ME. Lightly foxed, otherwise near fine in publisher's green cloth, with a price clipped, but otherwise very good dust jacket. Inscribed by the author, "With best wishes, Robert Tristam P. Coffin," and with an ink drawing of a seabird over waves, with... (Item #1865)
Price: $200.00
Apples By Ocean. Robert Tristam Coffin.
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Toots.
New York: Meredith Press, 1969. Octavo, 214 pages. Illustrated with photographs. First edition. A biography of the great barman and owner of the legendary eponymous New York bar/restaurant, Toots Shor. Filled throughout with the famous imbiber and raconteur's exploits behind the bar and out and about in New York City, and of stories of of the celebrities and politicians who frequented Toots Shor. Considine was a journalist, best known for... (Item #5237)
Price: $60.00
Toots. Bob Considine.
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The New Cookery.
Battle Creek, MI: Modern Medicine Publishing, Inc. 1929. Octavo, 493 pages. Eleventh, revised edition. A later edition of this cookbook from two dieticians from the Battle Creek Sanatorium. Includes sections on meat subsitutes Protose, Vita-met and Nuttolene. Some light soiling to the printed wallpaper covered boards, otherwise a fine copy, inscribed by one of the authors, "To my good friend, Bertha Stump. With best wishes. Leena F. Cooper." (Item #1858)
Price: $90.00
The New Cookery. Lenna Frances Cooper, Margaret Allen Hall.
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The New Cookery.
Battle Creek, MI: Modern Medicine Publishing, Inc. 1929. Octavo, 493 pages. Illustrated. Eleventh, revised edition. A later edition of this cookbook from two dieticians from the Battle Creek Sanatorium. Includes sections on meat substitutes Protose, Vita-met and Nuttolene. Previous owner's inscription to front paste-down. Some light soiling to the printed wallpaper covered boards, otherwise very good. (Item #5030)
Price: $60.00
The New Cookery. Lenna Frances Cooper, Margaret Allen Hall.
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The American Practical Brewer and Tanner : in which is exhibited the whole process of brewing without boiling... ...the French mode of tanning the heaviest soal leather in twenty-one days and calf skins in three or four. (Highly important).
New-York: Printed by Van Winkle and Wiley, No. 3 Wall-Street, 1815. Large octavo, vii, [2], 12-246, [2] pages. Illustrated. First edition. An important and very early American beer-making manual. The great bulk of the book is devoted to the production of beer, including recipes for several different varieties, but it also “includes wine and an interesting description of the French method of handling the various Bordeaux growths” (Gabler). Also present... (Item #5282)
Price: $3,500.00
The American Practical Brewer and Tanner : in which is exhibited the whole process of brewing without boiling... ...the French mode of tanning the heaviest soal leather in twenty-one days and calf skins in three or four. (Highly important). Joseph Coppinger.
106.
The Young Housekeeper's Friend. Revised and Enlarged.
Boston: Published by Taggard and Thompson, 1867. Octavo, 254 pages. Second edition, revised and enlarged, later printing. Originally published in 1846, with the second revised edition issued in 1859. Includes some interesting early American drink recipes, including 'Spruce and Boneset Beer' and 'Maple Beer'. Contemporary recipe clipping pasted down to front end paper, corners a bit bumped, some light staining internally, otherwise very good in publisher's blind and gilt-stamped green... (Item #2622)
Price: $200.00
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The Young Housekeeper's Friend: Or, A Guide to Domestic Economy and Comfort. Sixth Thousand.
Boston: Tappan, Whittemore, & Mason, 114 Washington Street, 1850. Octavo, vi, 190 pages. Later printing, styled "sixth thousand". The first was copyright 1845 and published in 1846. With introductory note by Eliza Farrar that dates to August 15, 1845 in Cambridge. The author is a descendent of Thomas Hooker, prominent Puritan leader who founded the Colony of Connecticut. Generally clean inside, with some foxing and stains; text block pulling at... (Item #3885)
Price: $250.00
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The Cooking Manual, of Practical Directions for Economical Every-Day Cookery.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1877. Small octavo, 144 pages. FIRST EDITION. An important American book on economical cookery. Juliet Corson was "one of the original cooking school leaders, and a champion of nutritious meals for the poor." [Historic American Cookbook Project]. She made it her life's work to bring practical, inexpensive cooking to the masses. The section "Cheap Dishes With Meat" includes a good number of dishes made... (Item #2215)
Price: $250.00
The Cooking Manual, of Practical Directions for Economical Every-Day Cookery. Juliet Corson.
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The Cooking Manual, of Practical Directions for Economical Every-Day Cookery.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 751 Broadway, 1877. Small octavo, 144 pages. FIRST EDITION. An important American book on economical cookery. Juliet Corson was "one of the original cooking school leaders, and a champion of nutritious meals for the poor." [Historic American Cookbook Project]. She made it her life's work to bring practical, inexpensive cooking to the masses. The section "Cheap Dishes With Meat" includes a good number of... (Item #6544)
Price: $60.00
The Cooking Manual, of Practical Directions for Economical Every-Day Cookery. Juliet Corson.
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The Cooking Manual, of Practical Directions for Economical Every-Day Cookery. Eighth thousand, revised and enlarged.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1879. Small octavo, 159, [4] pages. Later printing of this important book on economical cookery from the head of the New York Cooking School. Corson made it her life's work to bring practical, inexpensive cooking to the masses. The section "Cheap Dishes With Meat" includes a good number of dishes made with alternative cuts, offal, or less popular meats such as mutton. Chip to... (Item #3489)
Price: $350.00
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Family Living on $500 a Year. A Daily Reference Book for Young and Inexperienced Housewives.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1887. Thick octavo, vi, 437, [2] pages. Ads. First edition. Corson was "one of the original cooking school leaders, and a champion of nutritious meals for the poor." [Historic American Cookbook Project] As the founder of the New York Cooking School in 1876, she was a predecessor of Fannie Farmer, and was even sought out by the French government for advice on introducing a cooking... (Item #3488)
Price: $400.00
112.
Miss Corson's Practical American Cookery and Household Management. An everyday book for American housekeepers, giving the most acceptable etiquette of American hospitality, and comprehensive and minute directions for marketing, carving, and general table service; together with suggestions for the diet of children and the sick.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, circa 1886. Octavo, 591 pages. Illustrated. First edition. While the copyright page indicates 1885, the preface states 1886, which is in alignment with Bitting. Corson was "one of the original cooking school leaders, and a champion of nutritious meals for the poor." [Historic American Cookbook Project] As the founder of the New York Cooking School in 1876, she was a predecessor of Fannie Farmer... (Item #3490)
Price: $250.00
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Miss Corson's Practical American Cookery and Household Management. An everyday book for American housekeepers, giving the most acceptable etiquette of American hospitality, and comprehensive and minute directions for marketing, carving, and general table service; together with suggestions for the diet of children and the sick.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, [1886]. Octavo, 591 pages. Illustrated. FIRST EDITION. While the copyright page indicates 1885, the preface states 1886, which is in alignment with Bitting. Corson was "one of the original cooking school leaders, and a champion of nutritious meals for the poor." [Historic American Cookbook Project] As the founder of the New York Cooking School in 1876, she was a predecessor of Fannie Farmer, and... (Item #3938)
Price: $250.00
114.
600 Selected Recipes .
Chicago: N.K. Fairbank & Co. [1893]. Stapled booklet, 131 pages. Printed throughout in blue ink. A promotional cookbook touting the benefits of Cottolene, an early replacement for butter or lard made from partially hydrogenated cotton seed oil and beef tallow. The book starts with testimonials from the many authors as well as others in the culinary and medical professions. Following the testimonials, six hundred attributed recipes use Cottolene as a.... (Item #4976)
Price: $90.00
600 Selected Recipes. Mrs. Juliet Corson, F. L. Gillette, Marion Harland, D. A. Lincoln, Frances Owens, Maria Parloa, Eliza R. Parker, S. T. Rorer, Miss Margaret Wister.
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One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink, From the Distinguished Collection on Gastronomy of Marcus Crahan.
Berkeley: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1979. Quarto, 84 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Catalogue of exhibition of important gastronomic works with over 115 titles with annotations. From the collection of Marcus Crahan. With introduction by the collector. In wrappers with minor tear to spine, else near fine throughout. (Item #3458)
Price: $35.00
One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink, From the Distinguished Collection on Gastronomy of Marcus Crahan. Marcus & Elizabeth Crahan.
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Marcus and Elizabeth Crahan Collection of Books on Food, Drink and Related Subjects
New York: Sotheby's, 1984. Large octavo, unpaginated [168 pages]. Auction catalogue for important gastronomic collection with 786 lots. Includes two loose leaves of sales results. Illustrated color wrappers and text in near fine condition only slight bumping to spine. (Item #3459)
Price: $25.00
Marcus and Elizabeth Crahan Collection of Books on Food, Drink and Related Subjects. Marcus & Elizabeth Crahan, Sotheby's.
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Marcus and Elizabeth Crahan Collection of Books on Food, Drink and Related Subjects
New York: Sotheby's, 1984. Large octavo, unpaginated [168 pages]. Auction catalogue for important gastronomic collection with 786 lots. Includes 2 loose leaves of sales results. Illustrated color wrappers and text in near very fine condition. (Item #3460)
Price: $25.00
Marcus and Elizabeth Crahan Collection of Books on Food, Drink and Related Subjects. Marcus & Elizabeth Crahan, Sotheby's.
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One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink, From the Distinguished Collection on Gastronomy of Marcus Crahan.
Berkeley: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1979. Quarto, 84 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Gastronomic bibliography with over 115 titles with annotations from the collection of Marcus Crahan. With introduction by the collector. In wrappers with some discoloration, minor bumping, and "Crahan" handwritten on spine. Text near fine. (Item #3456)
Price: $25.00
One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink, From the Distinguished Collection on Gastronomy of Marcus Crahan. Marcus Crahan.
119.
One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink, From the Distinguished Collection on Gastronomy of Marcus Crahan.
Berkeley: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1979. Quarto, 84 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Catalogue of exhibition of important gastronomic works with over 115 titles with annotations. From the collection of Marcus Crahan. With an introduction by the collector. In wrappers with minor crease to spine, else near fine throughout. (Item #3457)
Price: $25.00
One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink, From the Distinguished Collection on Gastronomy of Marcus Crahan. Marcus Crahan.
120.
The Institute Cook Book: Planned for a Family of Four, Economical recipes designed to meet the needs of the modern housekeeper, including chapters on entertaining, paper-bag cookery, casserole cookery, fireless cookery, chafing-dish cookery, meat substitutes, with supplementary chapters on food economy and war-time recipes prepared in co-operation with the United States Food Administration.
Springfield, MA: E. A. Merriam, 1913. Octavo, iv, 506, [1] pages. Halftone black and white and colored plates throughout. First edition. Also published under titles, including the Winston Cook Book; The Universal Cook Book, and the White Ribbon Cook Book. Some age-toning throughout; publisher's brown-decorated patterned cloth with some rubbing and a bit of offsetting to front board, otherwise very good. [Bitting, page 105, different printing; not in Cagle]. (Item #5335)
Price: $40.00
The Institute Cook Book: Planned for a Family of Four, Economical recipes designed to meet the needs of the modern housekeeper, including chapters on entertaining, paper-bag cookery, casserole cookery, fireless cookery, chafing-dish cookery, meat substitutes, with supplementary chapters on food economy and war-time recipes prepared in co-operation with the United States Food Administration. Helen Cramp.
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Betty Crocker's $25,000 Recipe Set, featuring Recipes from World Famous Chefs for Foods that Enchant Men.
General Mills, Inc. 1933. Small octavo, 60 pages. First edition. "The aim of this book is to offer women suggestions that not only help achieve greater variety in planning meals but insure the enthusiasm of the judges and juries of every meal - the husbands!" With 62 recipes, ranging from "Veal and Ham Pie" and "Tomato Club Sandwich" to "Beef Tongue a la Jardiniere" and "Palm Court Salad," this cookbook... (Item #3191)
Price: $60.00
Betty Crocker's $25,000 Recipe Set, featuring Recipes from World Famous Chefs for Foods that Enchant Men. Betty Crocker, Societe des Cuisiniers Internationaux.
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Jennie June's American Cookery Book, Containing upwards of twelve-hundred choice and carefully tested recipes; embracing all the popular dishes, and the best results of modern science, reduced to a simple and practical form. Also, a chapter for invalids, for infants, one on Jewish cookery.
New York: American News Company, 1878. Octavo, 379 pages. Later edition. Originally issued in 1866. "Jennie June" was the nom de plume of Jane Croly, journalist and author. In addition, she was the organizer of the first two woman's congresses, and was the founder of Sorosis, the first of the Women's Clubs. She insisted on continuing her journalistic work after marriage and the birth of a child, and contributed to... (Item #3577)
Price: $60.00
123.
Zuni Breadstuff.
New York: Museum of the American Indian, 1920. Indian Notes & Monographs Vol. VIII. Small thin octavo, 673 pages. First edition in book form of this important survey of the food traditions of the Zuni tribes. 'Feeding America' calls it one of the most "thorough and comprehensive" examinations of Native American foodways. The author "lived as an adopted member of the Zuni tribe from 1879 to 1884. During this time... (Item #2228)
Price: $350.00
Zuni Breadstuff. Frank Hamilton Cushing.
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Household Hints and Recipes.
Boston: Peoples Publishing Company, 1877. Octavo, 156, [4] pages. Ads. First edition. An interesting collection of household recipes, for "every department of the house beyond the kitchen", with helpful advice such as: "To Make a Walking Stick" and "How to Know if Wine is Coloured". Darkening to edges of text block; some wear to head and foot of spine. Otherwise very good in publisher's gilt- and black- decorated brown cloth... (Item #4956)
Price: $90.00
Household Hints and Recipes. Daisy Eyebright, Henry T. Williams, S. O. Johnson, Sophia Orne.
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Flora of Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Malden, [Mass.]; Boston: Middlesex Institute; C.M. Barrows & Co., Printers, 1888. Octavo (24 x 16cm.), 19, [double-page map], 3-9, 2-201 pages. Index. Half-title of map: "A topographical reference map of Middlesex County. Massachusetts, with key showing the location of villages, hills, ponds, brooks, swamps, etc., compiled from the latest revised maps, by Edward P. Adams". ~ First and only edition. An early botanical survey of Middlesex County Massachusetts. The authors... (Item #5936)
Price: $60.00

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