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201.
The Afternoon Tea.
[Minneapolis]: The Buzza Company, [1920-1929]. Tall, stapled and cord-sewn booklet (26 x 11 cm.), [48] pages, including blanks at the end for handwritten recipes. Illustrated with two color vignettes. Printed throughout in black and green. FIRST EDITION. Author and illustrator information from title page verso, "Compiled by Florence Hofflin, designs by L.V. Mero". An attractive publication from the Craftsman School-influenced novelty publisher, The Buzza Company. Topics include Beverages, Sandwiches, and... (Item #5995)
Price: $60.00
The Afternoon Tea. Florence Hofflin, L. V. Mero, compiler.
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My Opinions and Betsey Bobbet's.
Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1880. Octavo, 432 pages. Illustrated. Later edition. A novel of manners by the American humorist Marietta Holley. "Designed as a beacon light to guide women to life liberty and the pursuit of happiness, but which may be read by members of the sterner sect, without injury to themselves or the book." One page with abrasion, a bit shaken, otherwise very good. In publisher's gilt-decorated green cloth. (Item #4941)
Price: $60.00
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Hood's Cook Book. Number One. Reprint.
Lowell, Mass: C.I. Hood, n.d. Small octavo, 32 pages +ads. A later reprint, still issued by the company. A small product book, with both recipes and remedies, from the makers of Hood' Saponaceous Tooth Powder and Hood's Sasparilla. Very near fine in publisher's printed wrappers. (Item #2062)
Price: $30.00
Hood's Cook Book. Number One. Reprint. C. I. Apothecaries Hood.
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Hood's Practical Cook's Book, for the Average Household.
Lowell, MA: C.I. Hood & Co. 1897. Duodecimo, 351 pages. First edition of this small Victorian guide for the home cook, issued by the makers of Hood's Sarsaparilla. Each chapter carries a decorated letter, and the book is well indexed. In publisher's grey-green printed boards, which are rubbed and soiled. Less than very good, but sound and complete. [Bitting 563; not in Cagle]. (Item #4207)
Price: $50.00
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Hotel St. Francis: Book of Recipes and Model Menus: L'Art Culinaire. By Chef Victor Hirtzler.
San Francisco: Putney Haight, Telegraph Press; Printed and Bound by the Hicks-Judd Company, 1910. Octavo (24 x 16 cm.), [31], 67-307 pages. Advertisements. Illustration of the Hotel on page [3]. Portrait of the author in chef’s whites and smoking cap on page [6]. ~ Stated subscription issue (thus FIRST EDITION). One of the more important and influential early California professional cookbooks, marking San Francisco’s emergence as a world culinary center... (Item #4381)
Price: $250.00
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Hotel St. Francis: Book of Recipes and Model Menus: L'Art Culinaire. By Chef Victor Hirtzler.
San Francisco: Putney Haight, Telegraph Press; Printed and Bound by the Hicks-Judd Company, 1910. Octavo (24 x 16 cm.), [31], 67-307 pages. Advertisements. Illustration of the Hotel on page [3]. Portrait of the author in chef’s whites and smoking cap on page [6]. ~ FIRST EDITION, stated subscription issue. One of the more important and influential early California professional cookbooks, marking San Francisco’s emergence as a world culinary center. Divided... (Item #6753)
Price: $250.00
Hotel St. Francis: Book of Recipes and Model Menus: L'Art Culinaire. By Chef Victor Hirtzler. Hotel St. Francis, Calif San Francisco, Victor Hirtzler.
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The New England Economical Housekeeper, and Family Receipt Book. Stereotype edition, by Mrs. E.A. Howland.
Montpelier: E.P. Walton and Sons, 1845. Small octavo, 108 pages. Frontispiece. Index. Second, stereotyped, edition, following the Worcester, MA edition of 1844. A new preface for this second edition, indicates an additional fifty recipes have been added, and the medicinal section has been expanded. The elaborate frontispiece depicts two women working in a new England kitchen: one kneading dough and the other preparing poultry for cooking. Birds, a rabbit and... (Item #5031)
Price: $150.00
The New England Economical Housekeeper, and Family Receipt Book. Stereotype edition, by Mrs. E.A. Howland. Mrs. E. A. Howland.
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The Story of the Waldorf-Astoria. Illustrated.
New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons/Knickerbocker Press, 1925. Octavo, 283 pages. First edition. "No business is more intimate with human nature than the hotel business. And no record of a hotel more resplendent of contacts with human nature than this record of distinguished tradition - the Waldorf-Astoria." Fine in original royal blue cloth. In the scarce dust jacket, complete but rubbed and with a bit of edge chipping. (Item #3161)
Price: $400.00
The Story of the Waldorf-Astoria. Illustrated. Edward Hungerford.
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Fisher's Improved House-keeper's Almanac, and family receipt book. 1869.
Philadelphia: Fisher & Brother, no. 9 N. Sixth Street, 1868. Booklet, sewn on cord (19.5 x 15.5 cm.), [2], 35, [1] pages (including printed wrapper). Illustrated and with illustrated printed wrappers. Compiler information from foot of page 2, "Astronomical calculation by Lawrence J. Ibach, Sheridan P.O., Lebanon Co., Pa." Title and publication date from cover. Single issue for the year 1968, of the annual almanac which originated in 1849 (for... (Item #6412)
Price: $90.00
Fisher's Improved House-keeper's Almanac, and family receipt book. 1869. Laurence J. ; Fisher & Brother Ibach, compiler.
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Glorious American Food.
New York: Random House, 1985. Large quarto, 359 pages. Illustrated. First edition. The American cookbook from founder of the great American catering firm Glorious Food Inc. Fine in a fine dust jacket. From the collection of American fashion and style icon Bill Blass, and inscribed by the Idone to Blass on a bookplate pasted to the dedication page. (Item #2759)
Price: $200.00
Glorious American Food. Christopher Idone.
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The New Home Cook Book. 1923. With Oven Cooking Guide for Wood-Fire, Gas and Electricity; Record of Results; Time Table for Cooking and Other Tables. Prepared by a Ladies Club in a friendly rivalry for the very best there is in tested recipes.
Springfield, Illinois: Published by Illinois State Register, 1923. Octavo (19.75 x 13.5 cm.), 128 pages. Index. Title from cover. Stated revised (thus evident second) edition. A community cookbook that would appear annually under the imprint of the Illinois State Register – between 1922 and 1926, and identified from 1923 as “Latest Revised Edition” – compiled by a Ladies Club of undeclared affiliation. With five hundred unattributed recipes; standards, for the... (Item #5089)
Price: $50.00
The New Home Cook Book. 1923. With Oven Cooking Guide for Wood-Fire, Gas and Electricity; Record of Results; Time Table for Cooking and Other Tables. Prepared by a Ladies Club in a friendly rivalry for the very best there is in tested recipes. Illinois State Register, Ill. : 1891 Springfield.
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The New Home Cook Book. 1923. With Oven Cooking Guide for Wood-Fire, Gas and Electricity; Record of Results; Time Table for Cooking and Other Tables. Prepared by a Ladies Club in a friendly rivalry for the very best there is in tested recipes.
Springfield, Illinois: Published by Illinois State Register, 1923. Octavo (19.75 x 13.5 cm.), 128 pages. Index. Title from cover. Stated revised (thus evident second) edition. A community cookbook that would appear annually under the imprint of the Illinois State Register – between 1922 and 1926, and identified from 1923 as “Latest Revised Edition” – compiled by a Ladies Club of undeclared affiliation. With five hundred unattributed recipes; standards, for the... (Item #5690)
Price: $50.00
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Mme. Bégué's Recipes of Old New Orleans Créole Cookery. [With: Other Famous New Orleans Recipes.]
New Orleans, La. J. S. W. Harmanson; Rogers Printing Company, 1937. Small octavo (19.5 x 14 cm.), 64 pages. Index. Illustrated. Second edition. Originally published in San Francisco in 1900 in bilingual French and English. A publisher's souvenir anthology cookbook of one hundred twenty recipes surveying Créole cookery, in part associated with legendary restaurants, and thus in some cases giving large-party quantities. A selection: Créole Gumbo, Codfish with White Beans... (Item #5904)
Price: $50.00
Mme. Bégué's Recipes of Old New Orleans Créole Cookery. [With: Other Famous New Orleans Recipes.]. J. S. W. Harmanson, Firm : New Orleans, La. Restaurant : New Orleans, Elizabeth Kettenring Bégué, Bégué's.
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Catering for Two : Comfort and economy for small households.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1909. Small octavo, 337 pages. Later printing, originally printed in 1909. Includes recipes and menus, for two, for dinners, company luncheons, breakfast, tea, desserts, as well as miscellaneous recipes and helpful suggestions. There are sections of The Gas Stove and Electrical Appliances for the Household. one small dog ear and pencil annotation to same page, otherwise very good, in slightly... (Item #5225)
Price: $40.00
Catering for Two : Comfort and economy for small households. Alice L. James.
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Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1979. Octavo, 120 pages. Second printing of the UPV edition. A marvelous study of the culinary preferences of the first President. The recipes found here include some brought back to the states from France by Jefferson, as well as others from cookbook authors of the time. Craig Claiborne called this book, "The most comprehensive work yet compiled on Thomas Jefferson's gastronomic adventures." A near fine... (Item #4947)
Price: $35.00
Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book. Thomas Jefferson, Marie Kimball.
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Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book.
Richmond, VA: Garrett & Massie, Publishers, 1949. Octavo, 120 pages. First edition. A marvelous study of the culinary preferences of the first President. The recipes found here include some brought back to the states from France by Jefferson, as well as others from cookbook authors of the time. Craig Claiborne called this "the most comprehensive work yet compiled on Thomas Jefferson's gastronomic adventures." A near fine copy in brick red... (Item #5083)
Price: $50.00
Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book. Thomas Jefferson, Marie Kimball.
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Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1979. Octavo, 120 pages. Later printing of the UPV edition. A marvelous study of the culinary preferences of the first President. The recipes found here include some brought back to the states from France by Jefferson, as well as others from cookbook authors of the time. Craig Claiborne called this book, "The most comprehensive work yet compiled on Thomas Jefferson's gastronomic adventures." A near fine... (Item #5222)
Price: $35.00
Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book. Thomas Jefferson, Marie Kimball.
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When Mother Lets Us Cook. A book of simple receipts for little folks, with important cooking rules in rhyme, together with handy lists of the materials and utensils needed for the preparation of each dish.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1924. Octavo, ix, 95 pages. Illustrated throughout with woodcuts, some initialed in the cut by "AB". Later edition; first published in 1908 by Moffat, Yard & Co. A charming cookbook for children, with recipes accompanied by simple culinary rules in rhyme. Light wear to extremities of blue- and black-printed orange cloth; illustrated with a design of two sisters at diligently (and neatly) at work... (Item #5729)
Price: $50.00
When Mother Lets Us Cook. A book of simple receipts for little folks, with important cooking rules in rhyme, together with handy lists of the materials and utensils needed for the preparation of each dish. Constance Johnson.
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Gourmet's Guide to New Orleans.
Metairie. Louisiana: [the author], 1964. Octavo, (23 x 15.5 cm.), 178 pages. Table of contents. Index to supplement. Cover illustrated with a linoleum cut by Olive Leonhardt. Stated seventeenth edition; originally published 1933. A popular and long-published New Orleans cookbook, with many attributed recipes. Through at least the fourteenth edition, this book listed Natalie Scott as an author, alongside Caroline Merrick Jones. Scott's name was dropped, and now appears in... (Item #6014)
Price: $50.00
Gourmet's Guide to New Orleans. Caroline Merrick Jones.
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Gourmet's Guide to New Orleans.
Metairie. Louisiana: [the author], 1972. Octavo, (23 x 15.5 cm.), 178 pages. Table of contents. Index to supplement. Cover illustrated with a linoleum cut by Olive Leonhardt. Stated seventeenth edition; originally published 1933. A popular and long-published New Orleans cookbook, with many attributed recipes. Through at least the fourteenth edition, this book listed Natalie Scott as an author, alongside Caroline Merrick Jones. Scott's name was dropped, and now appears in... (Item #6015)
Price: $40.00
Gourmet's Guide to New Orleans. Caroline Merrick Jones.
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Burnett's Floral Handbook.
Boston: Joseph Burnett & Co.; [printed by] Forbes Co. 1878. Booklet in stapled, chromolithographed wrapper (11.5 x 7.5 cm.), 40 pages. Illustrated advertisements throughout, Title, date, and publication information from cover. ~ A single issue of an attractive little calendar and promotional booklet produced annually, usually under the title Burnett's Floral Handbook and Ladies Calendar, by the company to advertise its various patent medicines, flavoring extracts for cooking, and hair... (Item #6432)
Price: $150.00
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Private Collection 2: Recipes from the Junior League of Palo Alto.
Menlo Park, California: The Junior League of Palo Alto, Inc. 1984. Edited by Bonnie Stewart Mickelson. Illustrated by Linda Newberry. Designed by Gerald W. Stratford. Octavo (24 x 16 cm.), [118], 4 pages. Index. First edition, second impression. One hundred eleven numbered recipes; among them: Carrot Vichyssoise, Iced Avocado Soup, Sesame Asparagus with Shrimp, Sweet and Sour Squash, Lime Mousse, Chestnut Roll. In green publisher's cloth. Pale green jacket with... (Item #5197)
Price: $35.00
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Private Collection: Recipes from the Junior League of Palo Alto.
Menlo Park, California: The Junior League of Palo Alto, Inc. 1983. Edited by Bonnie Stewart Mickelson. Illustrated by Linda Newberry. Designed by Gerald W. Stratford. Octavo (24 x 16 cm.), [116], 4 pages. Index. Fifth impression. One hundred ten numbered recipes, including: Rosemary Walnuts, Minestrina di Cubetti, Gnocchi alla Romaine, Artichokes with Crab, Gingered Papayas, Steamed Persimmon Pudding. Bound in brown publisher's cloth. Interior clean and bright. Fine. In a.... (Item #5196)
Price: $20.00
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The Settlement Cook Book : Tested recipes from the Milwaukee Public School Kitchen Girls Trades and Technical High School, Authoritative Dietitians and Experienced Housewives.
Milwaukee, WI: The Settlement Cook Book Co. 1943. Octavo, xlvi+623 pages. Cover title: The Way to a Man's Heart, "The Settlement" Cook Book.Twenty-fifth edition, revised and enlarged. A much later edition of this influential and massively successful cookbook, originally published in 1901. The emphasis is American, with a smattering of hearty Eastern European Jewish fare. In earlier editions, the Jewish/Eastern European influence was more prevalent. Internally very good, with pages... (Item #3300)
Price: $50.00
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Modern American Drinks. How to Mix and Serve All Kinds of Cups and Drinks.
Akron, OH: Saalfield Publishing Co. 1906. Octavo, 120, 12 pages. Advertisements. Later, Ohio imprint. Originally published in 1895 by Merriam Company, and first issued by Saalfield in 1902. A significant American cocktail recipe book, from the barman of the Holland House Hotel in New York City. In his preface to the Mud Puddle facsimile of this title, "Dr. Cocktail" Ted Haigh describes the author, "Kappeler was a different animal... His... (Item #6293)
Price: $600.00
Modern American Drinks. How to Mix and Serve All Kinds of Cups and Drinks. George J. Kappeler.

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