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301.
Valuable Cooking Receipts.
New York: George W. Harlan, 19 Park Place, 1881 [©1880]. Sextodecimo, (17.5 x 13.5 cm.), 128 pages. Index. Second printing, following the original issue of 1880. Author's first book, followed by the series of single-subject book for which the author is recognized, published by Frederick Stokes. Murrey was the caterer of New York's Astor House and Philadelphia's Continental Hotel. The book is an amalgam of recipes for familiar New York... (Item #6197)
Price: $120.00
Valuable Cooking Receipts. Thomas J. Murrey.
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The New Home-Made Cook Book. A Practical Guide to Healthful, Tasteful, Cheap, as well as Refined cooking of soups, fish, meats, game, poultry, vegetables, pastry, cakes and bread. To which are added Numerous household recipes for pickling, preserving, etc., etc...
New York: M.J. Ivers & Co., 86 Nassau st. 1882. Octavo-sized stapled booklet (21 x 15.5 cm.), 48 pages. Single advertisement to rear panel of wrappers. Printed in double columns throughout. A small household manual, originally issued under the title Lakeside Cook Book, no. 1, by Donnelly, Gassette & Loyd in Chicago in 1878. The author, Naomi Donnelly, is credited on those earliest printings, but here the book indicates the... (Item #5896)
Price: $200.00
The New Home-Made Cook Book. A Practical Guide to Healthful, Tasteful, Cheap, as well as Refined cooking of soups, fish, meats, game, poultry, vegetables, pastry, cakes and bread. To which are added Numerous household recipes for pickling, preserving, etc., etc. anonymously Naomi Donnelly.
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World Famous Chefs' Cook Book, Rare old recipes, arranged for the homemaker.
Chicago, Illinois: Otto Naylor Corporation, Publishers, 1941. Octavo, 637, [3], xxxi pages. Second printing. This very large compendium of recipes gathered from around the world seeks to solve the problems of the modern housewife with the dishes and advice of professional hotel, restaurant, and even railroad chefs. "Dinners served to her husband's associates must compete successfully with the menus of the world's most noted hotels, restaurants, ocean liners and streamliners"... (Item #5530)
Price: $60.00
World Famous Chefs' Cook Book, Rare old recipes, arranged for the homemaker. Ford Naylor.
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The Every-Day Cook-Book and Encyclopedia of Practical Recipes for Family Use. Economical, reliable and excellent.
Chicago: Regan Printing House, 1892. Octavo, 315, viii pages. Later printing. Originally published New York, J.W. Lovell [1884] and reprinted, Chicago and Philadelphia, 1887 and 1888 and by other publishers after that date (Cagle, page 399) In soiled and faded gilt-stamped dark blue oilcloth. All edges marbled. Hinges shaken, pages aged and brittle with some dampstaining, generally good. [OCLC locates one copy; Bitting, page 341 (different printing); Cagle 557]. (Item #5023)
Price: $50.00
The Every-Day Cook-Book and Encyclopedia of Practical Recipes for Family Use. Economical, reliable and excellent. Miss E. Neill.
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The Every-Day Cook-Book and Encyclopedia of Practical Recipes for Family Use. Economical, reliable and excellent.
Chicago, Illinois: Mercantile Pub. & Advertising Co,. 1892. Octavo, 315, viii pages. Later printing. Originally published New York, J.W. Lovell [1884] and reprinted, Chicago and Philadelphia, 1887 and 1888 and by other publishers after that date (Cagle, page 399) Pages age-toned and brittle. In soiled and worn gray-stamped black oil-cloth with adhesions; generally good only. [OCLC locates no copies of this edition; Bitting, page 341 (different printing); Cagle 557 (different printing)]. (Item #5136)
Price: $60.00
The Every-Day Cook-Book and Encyclopedia of Practical Recipes for Family Use. Economical, reliable and excellent. Miss E. Nei, l.
306.
America's housekeeping book.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941. Thick octavo, xxiv, 607, pages. Index. Illustrated. First edition. Issued as a companion volume to America's Cook Book. A complete compendium of instructions for the management of the home. Some light soiling throughout, otherwise near fine in a near fine publisher's unclipped dust jacket. With the bookseller's ticket of the Old Corner Book Shop. (Item #5187)
Price: $90.00
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Gæsteporten.
[New York]: 1947-1993. Wooden guest book in the shape of a door, wooden metal hinges, 50 leaves sewn with pink cord, with seventy-five holograph signatures, nearly forty of which we have been able to identify. The Old Denmark was a casual restaurant, at 135 East 57th Street, and later, 113 East 65th Street, on New York’s Upper East Side. A 1964 review gave the restaurant one star, and described it... (Item #3221)
Price: $4,000.00
308.
The Amenities of Book-Collecting and Kindred Affections.
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1922. Octavo, 373 pages. Later printing, May 1922 impression. Illustrated throughout. One of the fundamental texts on book-collecting by knowledgeable 20th century collector. Quarter-cloth in brown boards with bumping to corners, discolored spine with paper title label. Near very good. Lacks dust jacket. (Item #3473)
Price: $35.00
309.
A Magnificent Farce and Other Diversions of a Book-Collector.
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1921. Octavo, 373 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Follow-up to The Amenities of Book-Collecting presents further insights into book collecting. Quarter-cloth in brown boards with rubbing and bumping to corners, spine with paper title label. Near very good. Lacking dust jacket. (Item #3474)
Price: $35.00
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What I Know; or the Economical Cook and House-Book, Hints on the Daily Duties of a Housekeeper. Comprising nearly five hundred receipts for cooking, preserving, pickling, washing, ironing, gardening, plain and fancy needle-work, putting up of winter stores, and numerous other receipts, useful and needful in every well-regulated household. Fourth edition, revised and enlarged.
Philadelphia: J.W. Bradley, 48 N. Fourth Street, 1860. Small octavo, 160 pages. Index. Stated fourth edition, originally published Philadelphia, 1856 under the title What I Know, or Hints on the Daily Duties of a Housekeeper. One of a number of Quaker cookbooks to appear in the 1850s. Narrative form recipes in "The Economical Cook Book" section with various hints and instructions in the latter household guide. Nicholson offers an early... (Item #5671)
Price: $250.00
What I Know; or the Economical Cook and House-Book, Hints on the Daily Duties of a Housekeeper. Comprising nearly five hundred receipts for cooking, preserving, pickling, washing, ironing, gardening, plain and fancy needle-work, putting up of winter stores, and numerous other receipts, useful and needful in every well-regulated household. Fourth edition, revised and enlarged. Elizabeth Nicholson.
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The Nobel Milk Cook Book. 1195 Modern Recipes, covering all types of food preparation in American homes.
Boston: Nobel Milk Company/Grosset & Dunlap, 1941. Quarto, 394 pages. Illustrated in black & white and color. First edition under this title. This promotional cookbook is a new edition, with new title, of Helena Renaud's American Home Cook Book, originally issued by Grosset & Dunlap in 1939. Strangely, they have changed the page format from octavo to quarto-sized, with the first few chapter re-centered on the page, and the remainder... (Item #2629)
Price: $100.00
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A Housekeeper's Scrap-Book. Privately Printed for the benefit of Norfolk House Centre, Roxbury, Massachusetts.
Roxbury, MA: Norfolk House Centre, [1922]. Octavo, 23 pages. A slight pamphlet of a fundraising cookbook, to benefit this private school outside of Boston. Recipes include a 'Ham Mousse', 'Nut Wafers' and 'Veronique Soup'. Some age toning to the somewhat brittle wrappers, which also have some chipping to their edges. Scarce. [OCLC locates two copies, at the Schlesinger Library and in the Vehling Collection at Cornell]. (Item #2245)
Price: $100.00
A Housekeeper's Scrap-Book. Privately Printed for the benefit of Norfolk House Centre, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Norfolk House Centre.
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Exhibition of recent work by Claes Oldenburg: opening 4-7 pm, Tuesday April 7 continuing through May 2, 1964 [at] Sidney Janis Gallery, 15 East 57th Street, New York.
New York: Sidney Janis Gallery, 1964. Quarto-sized booklet in wrappers (28 x 22 cm.), [2],[12], [2] pages. Illustrated. Cover title: Oldenburg. FIRST EDITION. Catalogue of this early and important one man show, coming before his major museum exhibitions at the Moderna Museet (1966), MOMA (1968), and London's Tate (1970). Tiniest bit of edgewear, otherwise fine. (Item #6751)
Price: $50.00
Exhibition of recent work by Claes Oldenburg: opening 4-7 pm, Tuesday April 7 continuing through May 2, 1964 [at] Sidney Janis Gallery, 15 East 57th Street, New York. Claes Oldenburg, Sidney Janis Gallery.
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Osborne, Farm Annual. 1913.
Auburn, NY: Osborne Division, 1913. Octavo, 96 pages. Illustrated throughout. A handsome farm annual, with lots of information on general farm tasks, and depictions of how the Osborne line of farm tools and implements can make those tasks easier. Includes some basic recipes, lunar charts, and photos and line drawings of tools. The chromolithographed wrappers depict the goddess of agriculture, Ceres, walking through a garden gate. Very near fine. (Item #2126)
Price: $60.00
Osborne, Farm Annual. 1913. Osborne Division, International Harvester.
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Choice Cookery.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Franklin Square, 1889. Thick duodecimo, 316, [4] pages. Ads. First edition. A collection of recipes original written for the pages of Harper's Bazaar. The book encourages a style of simple cookery, but contains more than a touch of luxury, but not extravagance. The recipes themselves, which include "reed birds in aspic", and "compote of pigeon", are written in full narrative, are an enjoyable read, and... (Item #2168)
Price: $200.00
Choice Cookery. Catherine Owen, pseud. of Helen Alice Matthews Nitsch.
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Ten Dollars Enough: keeping house well on ten dollars a week; how it has been done; how it may be done again.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1898. Small octavo, ix, 279, 14 pages of publisher's ads. Later printing, originally published in 1886. Domestic advice and recipe book portrayed through a fictional story of a young married couple and their German servant. Originally published serially in Good Housekeeping magazine. In blue publisher's cloth printed in black and gold, with some edgewear and lightly soiled. Very slight foxing throughout, otherwise... (Item #4965)
Price: $70.00
Ten Dollars Enough: keeping house well on ten dollars a week; how it has been done; how it may be done again. Catherine Owen, Helen Alice Matthews Nitsch.
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Delicious Desserts for Dainty Diners: Fifty-six recipes for making desserts. Compiled by Mrs. De Witt C. Owen.
Dixon, Ill. the author; Star Jobs Press, 1900. Stapled booklet (16 x cm.), 16 pages. FIRST EDITION. Another in the series of charming self-published cookbooks produced under the name "Mrs. De Witt C. Owen". The author, Ella "Nellie" Upton Leighton, was born in Steuben, Maine, and adopted into the Leighton family. Her husband, Dewitt Clinton Owen was a newspaperman, owner of Dixon Illinois' Tri-Weekly Star, whose thrice a week publication... (Item #6434)
Price: $50.00
318.
Ripley's Sweet Sixteen: Sixteen Recipes for Homemade Candies. Compiled by Mrs. De Witt C. Owen.
Dixon, Illinois: Printed at the Office of The Tri-Weekly Star, 1898. Duodecimo (14 x 11.5 cm.; wrappers 16 x 12.5 cm.), [16] pages. Pages [13-16] left blank for "Additional recipes". We are aware of two cover designs: this one with just text, and another with a line drawing of a woman. The priority of the two wrapper states remains undetermined. FIRST EDITION. Attractively designed pamphlet with an overview of candy-making... (Item #5994)
Price: $60.00
Ripley's Sweet Sixteen: Sixteen Recipes for Homemade Candies. Compiled by Mrs. De Witt C. Owen. Mrs. De Witt C. Owen, Ella "Nellie" Upton Leighton Owen.
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Soups, Number Seven of the Ripley Series of Cook Books. Containing about three dozen Tested Recipes for making Soups and Chowders.
Dixon, Illinois: Privately Printed at the Star Job Rooms, [circa 1900]. Cord-bound booklet (15 x 12 cm.), 16 pages. FIRST EDITION. Another in the series of charming self-published cookbooks produced under the name "Mrs. De Witt C. Owen". The author, Ella "Nellie" Upton Leighton, was born in Steuben, Maine, and adopted into the Leighton family. Her husband, Dewitt Clinton Owen was a newspaperman, owner of Dixon Illinois' Tri-Weekly Star, whose... (Item #6806)
Price: $120.00
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Centennial Souvenir of New York. N. Clark's Art Gallery, Restaurant and Confectionery. Broadway, Corner of Thirteenth Street.
New York: G.W. Pach, Photo. 1876. Printed souvenir card, (35.5 x 22.5cm), A triptych of original photos, pasted on a gold-printed card, advertising N. Clark's Gallery, Restaurant and Confectionery, located at the corner of Broadway and thirteenth street. The photographer, G.W. Pach was the eldest and most active of the famous Pach family of portrait photographers. His office was just a block south of Clark's, in the building now owned... (Item #2412)
Price: $1,350.00
Centennial Souvenir of New York. N. Clark's Art Gallery, Restaurant and Confectionery. Broadway, Corner of Thirteenth Street. . W. Pach, ustavus.
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Early California Hospitality. The Cookery Customs of Spanish California, with authentic recipes and menus of the period.
Glendale: Arthur H. Clark, 1938. Octavo, 182 pages. Frontispiece, two additional text illustrations. Index. First edition. One of 1,019 copies. "The first and only authentic record of Spanish California cookery, revealing many secret recipes and menus of the period handed down through five generations by the author's illustrious Spanish ancestors who first trod the soil of California with Padre Junipero Serra." The author was a direct descendant of Juan Francisco... (Item #4384)
Price: $225.00
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How America Eats.
New York: Charles Scribner & Sons, 1960. Quarto, 495 pages. Illustrated. First Edition. One of the great American cookbooks, appearing on the cusp of America's newfound love affair with food, in the era that also introduced Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and Craig Claiborne's New York Times Cookbook. R.W. Apple described Paddleford as the "Nellie Bly of culinary journalism, and stated that she was "matched as a.... (Item #2577)
Price: $300.00
How America Eats. Clementine Paddleford.
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How America Eats.
New York: Charles Scribner & Sons, 1961. Quarto, 495 pages. Illustrated. First issue of the deluxe AMSCO issue. One of the great American cookbooks, appearing on the cusp of America's newfound love affair with food, in the era that also introduced Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and Craig Claiborne's New York Times Cookbook. R.W. Apple described Paddleford as the "Nellie Bly of culinary journalism, and stated that... (Item #2801)
Price: $200.00
How America Eats. Clementine Paddleford.
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Miss Parloa's Kitchen Companion. A Guide for All Who Would be Good Housekeepers. Illustrated.
Boston: Estes & Lauriat; for the Clover Publishing Company, publishers of "Food". 1887. Thick octavo, xiii, 966 pages. Illustrated throughout. Styled nineteenth edition, and issued in this case as a promotional item for the Clover Publishing Company, publishers of the periodical, "Food". A massive cookbook, from the founder of Miss Parloa's School of Cooking in Boston and a prolific author. It's been suggested that she was the first to have... (Item #5011)
Price: $75.00
Miss Parloa's Kitchen Companion. A Guide for All Who Would be Good Housekeepers. Illustrated. Maria Parloa.
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Miss Parloa's Young Housekeeper. Designed to Aid Beginners. Economical receipts for those who are cooking for two or three. Illustrated.
Boston: Dana Estes and Co. 1900. Octavo, 405 pages. First edition, later printing. Originally issued in 1893. While many of the author's earlier books included both economical and "rich" dishes, often clearly demarcated, this book collects solely the economical recipes. Some light age toning and rubbing to the publisher's black and silver decorated gray cloth, otherwise very good or better. With the bookplate of the Sontheimer Foundation. Carl Sontheimer was... (Item #2620)
Price: $350.00
Miss Parloa's Young Housekeeper. Designed to Aid Beginners. Economical receipts for those who are cooking for two or three. Illustrated. Maria Parloa.

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