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The American Book of Cookery: Containing more than five hundred receipts in every variety of cookery never before published. Together with the family cleanser and dyer.
Boston: Published by J.B. Hall, No. 15 Brattle Street, 1853. Duodecimo, 110, [2], pages. Later printing, originally issued in 1850. With an extensive section on washing, scouring and receipts for various cleaning fluids. Soiling throughout, paper repair to title page. Rear portion of original wrapper bound-in. In modern case binding, covered with a lavender-colored marbled paper. Generally near very good. [OCLC locates twenty-two copies of all printings]. (Item #4843)
Price: $100.00
377.
The American Book of Cookery: Containing more than five hundred receipts in every variety of cookery never before published. Together with the family cleanser and dyer, Being a Complete Treatise on the Art of Cleaning and Dying Clothing and Goods of Every Description; Adapted to the Use of Families. Also, a New Theory and Practice of Family Medicine, Never before Offered to the Public, the Receipts of Which Cost More Than $500; and the New Mode of Washing, with Receipts for Making the Popular Washing Fluids Now in Use, and Sold at a High Price. [cover title: New American Book of Cookery, and the Housekeeper's Assistant].
Boston: Published by J.B. Hall, No. 15 Brattle Street, 1853. Duodecimo, 110, [2] pages. Final leaf contains "Table of Contents of the American Ladies' Memorial". First edition, second printing; originally issued in 1850. This work is divided in to four parts: recipes; family cleanser and dyer; family medicine; and new theory of washing. Includes recipes for various cleaning fluids. Soiled throughout, and with some damp-staining and dog-ears, but text block... (Item #5798)
Price: $90.00
The American Book of Cookery: Containing more than five hundred receipts in every variety of cookery never before published. Together with the family cleanser and dyer, Being a Complete Treatise on the Art of Cleaning and Dying Clothing and Goods of Every Description; Adapted to the Use of Families. Also, a New Theory and Practice of Family Medicine, Never before Offered to the Public, the Receipts of Which Cost More Than $500; and the New Mode of Washing, with Receipts for Making the Popular Washing Fluids Now in Use, and Sold at a High Price. [cover title: New American Book of Cookery, and the Housekeeper's Assistant]. H. B. Skinner M. D., Henry Burchstead Skinner.
378.
Smiley's Cook Book and universal household guide. A comprehensive collection of recipes and useful information pertaining to every department of housekeeping.
Chicago: Smiley Publishing Company, Publishers, 1901. Large octavo (24 x 16 cm.), 768, [8], 801-991, [1] pages. Pages 769-800 replaced here by blank leaves. Publisher's advertisements at rear. Color engraved title page. Illustrated with color plates and black and white engravings in the text. Later printing, originally issued 1894. A complete household guide, but with the emphasis on matters culinary. The work was assembled from various others, including work by... (Item #5731)
Price: $75.00
Smiley's Cook Book and universal household guide. A comprehensive collection of recipes and useful information pertaining to every department of housekeeping. James B. Smiley, James Bethuel Smiley.
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Modern American Cookery, containing directions for making soups, roasting, boiling, baking, dressing vegetables, poultry, fish ... &c., with a list of family medical recipes and a valuable miscellany.
New York: Publisher by J.& J. Harper, 1831. Square duodecimo, 222 pages, [2] ads. Illustrated with ten wood engravings of carving in the text. First edition. With a fascinating and angry introduction by the author, with much ire directed at the "barren, inhospitable country" of Scotland. Some light soiling throughout, but textblock tight and pages supple. Pencil scribble to rear blank. In publisher's pale green paper covered boards, with one... (Item #3790)
Price: $1,200.00
Modern American Cookery, containing directions for making soups, roasting, boiling, baking, dressing vegetables, poultry, fish ... &c., with a list of family medical recipes and a valuable miscellany. Prudence Smith.
380.
Aristos Recipes : Kitchen Wisdom.
Kansas City, Mo. The Southwestern Milling Company, Inc. [1911]. Stapled booklet (19 x 13 cm.), 32 pages. Illustrated. Index. [cover title: Aristos Flour Cook Book]. First edition. An attractive product cookbook. The introductory section, "Wise Words" explains what sets Aristos Flour apart, “Pastry flour” is made from soft winter wheat. It is sticky; a handful of it squeezed together keeps the impression of the hand. Spring wheat makes a tougher... (Item #6020)
Price: $30.00
Aristos Recipes : Kitchen Wisdom. Southwestern Milling Company.
381.
The Modern Housewife, or Ménagère. Comprising nearly one thousand receipts, for the economic and judicious preparation of every meal of the day, with those of the nursery and sick room, and minute directions for family management in all its branches. Illustrated with engravings. Edited by an American housekeeper.
New-York; Philadelphia: D. Appleton & Company, 200 Broadway; G.S. Appleton, 146 Chestnut St. 1850. Duodecimo, vi, 364, [12] pages. Index. Publisher's advertisements. Illustrated with two engravings in the text. First American edition. Originally published London 1849. Soyer's famed recipe book adapted by an American housekeeper, "to make a verbal correction here and there, necessary to render the meaning of the author more plain; to erase certain directions for cooking different... (Item #5672)
Price: $200.00
The Modern Housewife, or Ménagère. Comprising nearly one thousand receipts, for the economic and judicious preparation of every meal of the day, with those of the nursery and sick room, and minute directions for family management in all its branches. Illustrated with engravings. Edited by an American housekeeper. Alexis Soyer.
382.
Honor Among Cooks.
Glen Gardner, NJ: Currant House, 1948. Octavo, 178 pages. Spiral bound. Title page illustrated by John Harnell; text illustrations by Flosette Bayne, Betty Burckmyer, Page Chapman, Tassie Treman and Winifred Woodward. First edition. This is an everyday cookbook, with a sprinkling of party recipes. It is replete with suggestions for using what is already on hand, with the greatest economy of time and materials compatible with pride in delicious results... (Item #3044)
Price: $30.00
Honor Among Cooks. Mary B. Spahr.
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Fish cookery, Six hundred recipes for the preparation of fish, shellfish and other aquatic animals, including fish soups, salads and entrées, with accompanying sauces, seasonings, dressings and forcemeats...
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1921. Octavo, x, 364 pages. First edition. A very thorough collection of fish, shellfish and other seafood recipes, from the "Fish Cookery Expert for the US Bureau of Fisheries". A little dusty, otherwise fine in publisher's brown cloth. In a near fine dust jacket. Scarce in jacket. (Item #4966)
Price: $90.00
Fish cookery, Six hundred recipes for the preparation of fish, shellfish and other aquatic animals, including fish soups, salads and entrées, with accompanying sauces, seasonings, dressings and forcemeats. Evelene Spencer, John N. Cobb.
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The Paul Revere Album.
Boston, MA: Howard W. Spurr Coffee Co. 1897. Octavo, 43 pages. First edition. A coffee advertising piece, published by the Spurr Coffee Co., makers of Revere Standard Java Coffee. With a short biography of Revere, as well as a history of coffee, and plenty of illustrated advertisements. Some light spotting throughout, and a bit musty. In publisher's dark blue cloth, with gilt-titling, and portrait of Revere pasted to the front board. (Item #5278)
Price: $25.00
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Two one-page typed letters on the state of the Hog Markets
1865, 1866. Two one-page TLs, 23.5 x 18.25 each. Letters dated December 12, 1865 and January 17, 1866. Each describe the "unsettled" hog market and increases in prices for "Best Quality", "Fair to Good","Common & Mast Fed", and "Western Dressed" grade hogs. Stahlnecker & Dorman were commission dealers in live and dressed hogs out of New York. Both letters feature fold creases and ink smudges, and the 1866 letter includes small illustration of pigs. (Item #3295)
Price: $60.00
Two one-page typed letters on the state of the Hog Markets. Stahlnecker, Dorman.
386.
Omelets, Crepes and Other Recipes.
New York: the author/Harbor Press Inc. 1970. Octavo, 70 pages. First edition. Although a larger cookbook was planned, Rudolph Stanish published only this thin book of his best advice. Known as the "Omelet King", Stanish cooked for Paul and Bunny Mellon, Goldman Sachs, and a parade of royalty and celebrities. With a touch of foxing to the edge of the text block, otherwise very good or better. In printed yellow... (Item #2860)
Price: $50.00
Omelets, Crepes and Other Recipes. Rudolph Stanish.
387.
Omelets, Crepes and Other Recipes.
New York: the author/Harbor Press Inc. 1970. Octavo, 70 pages. First Edition. Although a larger cookbook was planned, Rudolph Stanish published only this thin book of his best advice. Known as the "Omelet King", Stanish cooked for Paul and Bunny Mellon, Goldman Sachs, and a parade of royalty and celebrities. Spine of printed yellow dust jacket slightly faded; a touch of foxing, otherwise near fine. (Item #6236)
Price: $25.00
Omelets, Crepes and Other Recipes. Rudolph Stanish.
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The Recipe Book of M.H.S. [with:] More Recipes : a Supplement to the Recipe Book of M.H.S.
New York: E.B. Hackett; The Brick Row Book Shop, Inc. 1940. Octavo (24 x 16 cm.), ix, 150 pages. Pages 143-150 blank for handwritten recipes (not present here); [with] New York: Financial Print. Co., 1950. Octavo (24 x 15.5 cm.), 35 pages. ~ FIRST EDITION thus: a new edition of 'The Queen of Hearts' Recipe Book, now re-titled, revised, and expanded with nearly one hundred new recipes. While the author... (Item #6209)
Price: $150.00
The Recipe Book of M.H.S. [with:] More Recipes : a Supplement to the Recipe Book of M.H.S. Maud Heaton Steese.
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The Recipe Book of M.H.S.
New York; [Menasha, Wisconsin]: E.B. Hackett; The Brick Row Book Shop, Inc.; [Composed, printed and bound by George Banta Publishing Company, 1940]. Octavo (24 x 16 cm.), ix, 150 pages. Pages 143-150 blank. A new edition of 'The Queen of Hearts' Recipe Book, now re-titled, revised, and expanded with nearly one hundred new recipes. While the author refers to this as a separate work (see "By the Same Author" in... (Item #6496)
Price: $60.00
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The Liberty Cook Book. A guide to economical good Living, with a comprehensive section on up-to-date canning, preserving, jelly making and drying.
New York: Appleton and Company, 1922. Thick octavo, xvi, 439 pages. Second printing; originally issued in 1918. The author sets out to help the American housewife, "conserve food, time, strength and materials... to learn to be efficient is the real need just now, for only by being a real housekeeper, an efficient housekeeper, is she living up to the American standard." (from the preface). There are a great number of... (Item #5134)
Price: $60.00
The Liberty Cook Book. A guide to economical good Living, with a comprehensive section on up-to-date canning, preserving, jelly making and drying. Bertha E. L. Stockbridge.
391.
The Family Farm and Gardens, and the Domestic Animals. in Three Parts. Illustrated. Part I. -The Family . Part II. -The Farm and Gardens . Part III. -Domestic Animals.
Auburn, NY: Auburn Publishing Co. 1860. Thick quarto, vi, 238, 261, 310, [5] pages. Publisher's ads. Illustrated. Second printing, original issued in 1859. Three works in one, with separate pagination. Over 800 pages of farm and garden advice. (Item #5056)
Price: $350.00
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Sun-Maid Jam & Preserves Recipes.
Fresno, Calif. Domestic Science Department, Sun-Maid Raisin Growers, [after 1922]. Octavo-sized booklet (21.5 x 13.5 cm.), bound on top edge, [28 pages] (photo-reproduction of typescript; rectos only). “Index” is an alphabetical list. Evident first edition. Advertising brochure bearing a version of the corporation’s new name (as of 1922) with twenty-four recipes. The majority of entries, a few of remarkable distinction (e.g., Greening Marmalade), were devised by the compiler, but several... (Item #3620)
Price: $50.00
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Famous Recipes By Famous People. Compiled and edited by Herbert Cerwin. Illustrated by Sinclair Ross.
San Francisco, Calif. Lane Publishing Co.; Published by Sunset Magazine in Cooperation with Hotel Del Monte, 1940. Large octavo, 62 pages. Index. Illustrated; printed throughout in black and pale brown. Second edition, originally published under the slightly different title, Famous Recipes of Famous People, and issued by the Hotel del Monte without Sunset Magazine in 1936. A compilation of celebrity recipes, with the recipes attributed to the famous including: Gertrude... (Item #5824)
Price: $120.00
Famous Recipes By Famous People. Compiled and edited by Herbert Cerwin. Illustrated by Sinclair Ross. Sunset Magazine in Cooperation with Hotel Del Monte, Herbert Cerwin, compiler and, Robinson Jeffers John Steinbeck, Rube Goldberg, Sinclair Lewis, Sherwood Anderson, William Beebe, Gertrude Stein, Disney, Walt, Edgar Rice Burroughs, H. L. Mencken, Zane Grey.
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New England Breakfast Breads, Luncheon and Tea Biscuits.
Boston: Lee & Shepard Publishers, 1891. Oblong octavo, 129 pages. Second printing, first issued in 1890. As the author mentions in here preface, these recipes derive from a single New England family over a half century. Each recipe is given one full page, with multiple recipes for the same item, including five for Brown Bread, four for Rye Drop Cakes, and four for Johnny Cakes. There are also 12 different... (Item #2628)
Price: $120.00
New England Breakfast Breads, Luncheon and Tea Biscuits. Lucy Gray Swett.
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The Chef's New Secret Cookbook. Illustrations by Nancy Rodgers Peil.
Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1975. Octavo, 294 pages. Index. Illustrated. FIRST EDITION. A recipe collection from the legendary Hungarian-American chef and cookbook collector, Louis Szathmary. The chef's cookbooks collection, and collection of culinary artifacts was so large that it was the basis for the creation of the Johnson Wales Culinary Museum, and significant contributions to the collections at the University of Iowa and other institutions. Fine in white cloth, in... (Item #6069)
Price: $35.00
The Chef's New Secret Cookbook. Illustrations by Nancy Rodgers Peil. Louis Szathmary.
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Table Talk's Illustrated Cook Book, by... publishers of Table Talk Magazine, the American authority upon culinary topics and fashions of the table.
Philadelphia: Joseph L. Harbison; Table Talk Publishing Co. 1906. Squarish octavo (18.5 x 17.5 cm.), [10], 15-144 pages. Illustrated throughout with one hundred forty-four half-tones. Table of contents and list of illustrations. First Edition. The second cookbook issued by the publishers of Table Talk magazine (1885-1920), a Philadelphia competitor of the Boston Cooking School Magazine and for some, the best culinary periodical of its time. Much of the content is... (Item #6173)
Price: $75.00
Table Talk's Illustrated Cook Book, by... publishers of Table Talk Magazine, the American authority upon culinary topics and fashions of the table. Table Talk Publishing Co., Joseph L. Harbison.
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Table Talk's Illustrated Cook Book, by... publishers of Table Talk Magazine, the American authority upon culinary topics and fashions of the table.
Philadelphia: Joseph L. Harbison; Table Talk Publishing Co. 1906. Squarish octavo (18.5 x 17.5 cm.), [10], 15-144 pages. Illustrated throughout with one hundred forty-four half-tones. Table of contents and list of illustrations. First Edition. The second cookbook issued by the publishers of Table Talk magazine (1885-1920), a Philadelphia competitor of the Boston Cooking School Magazine and for some, the best culinary periodical of its time. Much of the content is... (Item #6174)
Price: $30.00
Table Talk's Illustrated Cook Book, by... publishers of Table Talk Magazine, the American authority upon culinary topics and fashions of the table. Table Talk Publishing Co., Joseph L. Harbison.
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Collection of Twenty-three Tavern License Applications from Indiana County, Pennsylvania.
Indiana County, Pennsylvania: 1822-1872. Various sizes, bulk measure approximately 30 x 19 cm. Twenty-three court documents related to the sale of liquor and operation of a public house or tavern in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, located east of Pittsburgh. Indiana County’s first court convened in a tavern in 1806, testament to the integral role taverns played in American public life. These later documents submitted to and generated by the “Honorable judges... (Item #3655)
Price: $1,100.00
Collection of Twenty-three Tavern License Applications from Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Tavern Licenses.
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[Early 19th century New York Liquor and Tavern Licenses].
Coxsackie, NY: 1800 & 1806. Two printed forms each completed in unique hand, each 15.5 x 21 cm. The earlier permit allows for Charles Titus (1760-1847) of Coxsackie to sell “spiritous liquors” in a quantity of fewer than five gallons for one year. Specifications that the liquor must not be drunk at his house, out-house, yard, or garden preclude the operation of a tavern or public house. This license is... (Item #3759)
Price: $600.00
400.
One page ALS.
1879. One page ALS, 21.1 x 13.65 cm. Clark & Balch, New York-based purveyors of teas, implore Mr. C.C. Palmer to increase "the cost of all the grades of Coffee [...] 2 cents per pound" due to a large advance in the coffee market. Slight fold tear on one side of the letter, otherwise very good. (Item #3277)
Price: $25.00
One page ALS. Tea, Clark, Balch: Importers, Jobbers of Teas.

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