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176.
Foods and Home Making.
Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1939. Octavo, 635 pages. Later printing. This home economics text book features units on breakfast, modern housewifery, luncheon or supper, dinner, health and childcare, food preservation, and hospitality. The author, Head of the Department of Home Economics at John Hay High School in Cleveland, includes notes to both the teacher and the pupil; she also includes, "Much of the material in Foods and Homemaking is suitable... (Item #3076)
Price: $60.00
Foods and Home Making. Carlotta C. Greer.
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A Few Hints about Cooking, with remarks on many other subjects.
Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Company, 1887. Octavo, 321, [12] pages. Frontispiece photographic portrait. First edition. A collection of recipes, many of which first appeared in the author's column in the Boston Saturday Evening Gazette. The chapters are told in an anecdotal fashion, with recipes as presented to a servant by her mistress. Includes "the manner in which oysters are generally opened in Boston", description of shopping at the Faneuil... (Item #4079)
Price: $180.00
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The Mushroom Feast. A Celebration of all Edible Fungi - Cultivated, Wild, and Dried Varieties - with more than 250 Recipes in which the Mushroom is the Occasion for the Feast.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. Octavo, 305 pages + xx index. First American edition, simultaneous with the UK edition. A classic of modern mushroom literature. A near fine copy in tan and green printed boards. Price on front flap scratched out, otherwise in a near fine dust jacket. (Item #2572)
Price: $40.00
The Mushroom Feast. A Celebration of all Edible Fungi - Cultivated, Wild, and Dried Varieties - with more than 250 Recipes in which the Mushroom is the Occasion for the Feast. Jane Grigson.
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Mr. Dayton O. Shaw in Account with…
Belknap County, New Hampshire: 1888-1905. Eight small account books, all approximately 16 x 9 cm, unpaginated. A collection of turn of the 20th century grocers’ account books for Mr. and Mrs. Dayton Shaw. In multiple hands. Eight manuscript account books demonstrate the groceries purchased and relationship between the Shaw’s and seven Belknap County, New Hampshire grocers: P. Berrley (1888), C.H. Watson (1895), A. Eugune Hill (1899), John Parker Smith Co... (Item #4702)
Price: $150.00
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Mt. Lebanon to Vermont; Autobiography of George Haddad : taken down by his daughter Emily Marie Haddad, with the assistance of Bernice Rachel Tuttle; with an introduction by John Abner Mead.
Rutland, Vt. The Tuttle Co. 1916. Octavo, 187 pages. Illustrated. First edition. Recorded by his daughter Emily Marie Haddad, with the assistance of Bernice Rachel Tuttle; with an introduction by John Abner Mead. While much of the book is the autobiography, the final thirty-five pages are given over to Syrian recipes, supplied by Mrs. George Haddad. One of the earliest – if not the earliest –appearance of Middle Eastern recipes... (Item #5307)
Price: $350.00
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Mt. Lebanon to Vermont; Autobiography of George Haddad : taken down by his daughter Emily Marie Haddad, with the assistance of Bernice Rachel Tuttle; with an introduction by John Abner Mead.
Rutland, Vt. The Tuttle Co. 1916. Octavo, 187 pages. Illustrated. First edition. Recorded by his daughter Emily Marie Haddad, with the assistance of Bernice Rachel Tuttle; with an introduction by John Abner Mead. While much of the book is the autobiography, the final thirty-five pages are given over to Syrian recipes, supplied by Mrs. George Haddad. One of the earliest – if not the earliest –appearance of Middle Eastern recipes... (Item #5315)
Price: $350.00
Mt. Lebanon to Vermont; Autobiography of George Haddad : taken down by his daughter Emily Marie Haddad, with the assistance of Bernice Rachel Tuttle; with an introduction by John Abner Mead. George Haddad, Emily Marie Haddad.
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What We Cook on Cape Cod.
Sandwich, MA: Shawme Press, Inc. 1916. Octavo, 73 pages. Second printing, revised and enlarged. Illustrated with delightful line drawings of a clambake, dunes, farmhouses, etc. Originally printed in 1911. With a foreword in poem form by Joseph C. Lincoln of Harwichport. Recipes include: macaroni and clams, oyster curry, old fashioned spider corn cake, doughnuts (much talk here about doughnuts!), tomato marmalade, and "sea foam." Some offsetting to endpapers, and an... (Item #1850)
Price: $200.00
What We Cook on Cape Cod. Amy L. Handy.
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The Cottage Kitchen: A Collection of Practical and Inexpensive Receipts.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883. Small octavo, 276, [4] pages. Ads. First edition. Recipes for blanc mange, picnic dishes, griddle cakes, and more, interspersed with "Familiar Talks" on subjects from country-boarding to flies and dish-washing, written by noted novelist and cookbook author, Marion Harland, pen name of Virginia Terhune. In blind-stamped and red and black decorated brown cloth. Cover bumped, rubbed, and slightly frayed. Internally age-toned throughout. Generally good... (Item #5223)
Price: $120.00
The Cottage Kitchen: A Collection of Practical and Inexpensive Receipts. Marion Harland.
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Breakfast, Luncheon and Tea.
New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co. 1875. Octavo, 459, [2] pages. Advertisements. FIRST EDITION. The second in the author's "Common Sense in the Household" series. Marion Harland was the pen name of Mary Virginia Terhune, a Virginia born novelist and author of non-fiction, mostly for women. She wrote a number of cookbooks and domestic works, and was the first woman elected to the Virginia Historical Society. Her daughter, Christine Terhune... (Item #6547)
Price: $60.00
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The Dinner Year-Book.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1878]. Octavo, 713 pages. With six chromolithograph plates tipped-in. FIRST EDITION. Menus for every day of the year with recipes for each. Harland (pseudonym of Mary Virginia Terhune) attempts "To accomplish an agreeable variety in the family bill of fare." Her list of goals is long, but includes: "to build fragments into a structure about which should linger no flavor or staleness or sameness; so... (Item #3103)
Price: $60.00
The Dinner Year-Book. Marion Harland, Mary Virginia Terhune.
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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. Marion Harland, Mary Virginia Terhune.
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Universal Recipe Book, Containing Recipes Valuable to Every Tradesman,Artist, Merchant and Lady. Also, Many New And Highly Valuable Recipes Never Before Published, Some of Which have been Sold as High as One Thousand Dollars and Upwards.
Boston: Geo. B. Oakes & Company, 1869. Octavo, 292 pages. First edition. A medium-sized compendium of useful household recipes, some for cookery, but most not. Includes many recipes for tinctures, herbal essences, pickles, ketchups, other preserves, hair tonics, roof patches and more, my favorite being "To Make Artificial Volcanoes." Some light foxing throughout, otherwise very good, in publisher's gilt-stamped light brown cloth, with some rubbing and corner bumps, but still... (Item #4634)
Price: $200.00
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An Uncatered Affair. Cooking for Friends
Chicago: by the author/printed at the Stinehour Press, 2004. Octavo, 145 pages. First edition. Privately printed cookbook. Fine copy in gilt-stamped red cloth. No dust jacket, as issued. (Item #2952)
Price: $60.00
An Uncatered Affair. Cooking for Friends. Joan Harris.
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The Mint Julep.
Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1975. Small octavo, 54 pages. First trade edition, wrappered issue, following the privately printed edition issued by the Beehive Press. Harwell's elegant volume provides a delightful foray into the ceremonial, traditional, and regional history of the Old South's favorite drink. Taking the reader through several oft-debated recipes for creating the perfect julep, Harwell unveils the elusive history behind the drink, from its highly contested origin... (Item #2557)
Price: $30.00
The Mint Julep. Richard Barksdale Harwell.
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The Mint Julep.
Savannah: The Beehive Press, 1975. Small octavo (21 x 13 cm.), 59, [1] pages. FIRST EDITION, limited to 300 copies, one hundred for the author and two hundred for the publisher. Harwell's elegant volume provides a delightful foray into the ceremonial, traditional, and regional history of the Old South's favorite drink. Taking the reader through several oft-debated recipes for creating the perfect julep, Harwell unveils the elusive history behind the... (Item #6516)
Price: $90.00
The Mint Julep. Richard Barksdale Harwell.
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The Mint Julep.
Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1975. Small octavo, 54 pages. First trade edition, wrappered issue, following the privately printed edition issued by the Beehive Press. Harwell's elegant volume provides a delightful foray into the ceremonial, traditional, and regional history of the Old South's favorite drink. Taking the reader through several oft-debated recipes for creating the perfect julep, Harwell unveils the elusive history behind the drink, from its highly contested origin... (Item #6809)
Price: $35.00
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Family Cook Book
New Haven: Healy & Bigelow Publishers, 1891. 17 x11.5 cm, 64 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. A promotional cookbook for Healy & Bigelow's Kickapoo Indian Medicine Company. Cooking advice and over one hundred recipes for beverages; breads, biscuits, etc.; cakes; candies; cheap breakfast; farmer's dinner; fish; food for the sick; pies and puddings; poultry; roasts; soups; vegetables; warm-over dishes; and miscellaneous dishes. Verso of each page has testimonials and information... (Item #3716)
Price: $75.00
Family Cook Book. Healy, Bigelow.
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Heimstreet's Book of Recipes. Presented with Compliments of the Druggist E.B. Heimstreet, Janesville, Wis.
Janesville, Wis. Recorded Print, 1890-1891. Octavo, 160 pages. Illustrated. Ads. Cover title. Stated eighth edition. The preface indicates that it has been twenty-two years since the first publication, which would then be 1868, but there is no evidence of a copy earlier than 1885. A promotional cookbook for the chemist, whose business is supplying medical, household, and art supplies. Culinary recipes are attributed. Pages quite brittle, binding shaken. In burgundy... (Item #4001)
Price: $150.00
Heimstreet's Book of Recipes. Presented with Compliments of the Druggist E.B. Heimstreet, Janesville, Wis. E. B. Heimstreet, Edward Burton.
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Diet for the Sick. A Treatise on The Values of Foods, Their Application to Special Conditions of Health and Disease, and on the Best Methods of Their Preparation.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1885. Octavo, 234 pages+[4] ads. First edition of the author's second book, following her popular Practical Cooking and Dinner Giving of 1877. Henderson and her husband John B. Henderson, Senator from Missouri, were wealthy land speculators and early real estate developers, first in St. Louis, and then in Washington D.C., where she was instrumental in creating the Meridian Hill neighborhood. While this book is not... (Item #2761)
Price: $300.00
Diet for the Sick. A Treatise on The Values of Foods, Their Application to Special Conditions of Health and Disease, and on the Best Methods of Their Preparation. Mary Henderson.
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Modern Domestic Cookery, and Useful Receipt Book. Adapted for Families... Enlarged and Improved by D. Hughson with Specific Approved Patent Receipts, Extracted from the Records...
New York: Published by Leavitt & Allen, no. 379 Broadway, [1857]. Octavo, 360, 61, xii, pages. Engraved title and frontispiece. Illustrated with two engraved plates. A later American edition of this work, originally titled The Housekeeper's Instructor (London 1791), including Hughson's improvements and the New Family Receipt Book, reprinted here with separate pagination. As Cagle reminds us, "this is an entirely different work from Elizabeth Hammond's Modern Domestic Cookery." Chapters... (Item #5669)
Price: $450.00
Modern Domestic Cookery, and Useful Receipt Book. Adapted for Families... Enlarged and Improved by D. Hughson with Specific Approved Patent Receipts, Extracted from the Records. W. A. Henderson, Enlarged, D. Hughson.
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Liberal Living Upon Narrow Means.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1891. Octavo (18.5 x 13 cm.), 275, [2], 11, [1] pages. Publisher's advertisements. Index. Second printing. Christine Terhune Herrick was the author of several cookbooks and other works, as well as the daughter of Marion Harland (pseudonym of Mary Virginia Terhune). More than half of this work is given over to monthly menus for one week each. December is lacking, though a.... (Item #6747)
Price: $200.00
Liberal Living Upon Narrow Means. Christine Terhune Herrick.
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Sunday Night Suppers.
Boston: Dana Estes & Company, 1907. Octavo, 126 pages. FIRST EDITION. A nicely designed and charmingly written cookbook (except for the swipe at the New Englander's taste for brown bread and baked beans for supper). The recipes are in narrative paragraph form. printed in brown and black throughout. In patterned tan cloth, with illustrated paste-down, and printed text. Inscribed by the author on the half-title. (Item #3825)
Price: $90.00
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The Book of Entrees: Including Casserole and Planked Dishes.
Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1930. Octavo, xii, 355 pages. Index. Illustrated throughout with half-tones. Later edition. Includes a selection of menus for special occasions. With the ownership inscription of Mrs. Arthur Pew Jr. of Springbrook Farm. Fine in publisher's dark green and white, decorated brown cloth. (Item #5131)
Price: $50.00
The Book of Entrees: Including Casserole and Planked Dishes. Janet M. Hill, McKenzie.
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Cooking for Two. A Handbook for Young Housekeepers.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1910. Octavo, 407 pages. Later printing, first issued in 1909. Photographically illustrated. Starts off with a basic scientific explanation of foods, the chemistry of cooking and biology of nutrition, as understood at the time. A thorough list of kitchen needs, equipment and staples, is next. And finally recipes, aimed at the newlywed and small household. Some light wear, otherwise very good in publisher's black and... (Item #3299)
Price: $60.00
Cooking for Two. A Handbook for Young Housekeepers. Janet Mackenzie Hill.
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Food Talks. Being a series of Little Talks which first appeared as newspaper advertisements and are here reprinted in response to many requests.
Brooklyn, New York; [New York]: Hotel Clarendon; [the author]; [printed by Redfield Brothers Inc.], [1910]. Booklet sewn on cord (16.5 x 12 cm.), [22] pages. Illustrated. Printed throughout in dark brown and tan. FIRST EDITION. A series of eighteen single subject “talks” which, as the title tells us, “first appeared as newspaper advertisements”. Subjects include Eating, Cold Storage, Milk Cream, Butter, Eggs, Oysters, Guinea Chickens, Squabs, Ice Creams, Banquets, Healthy... (Item #6148)
Price: $350.00

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