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401.
First Annual Report of the New-Hampshire Society for the Promotion of Temperance, ... June 2, 1830, ... with the Address of Rev. President Lord, upon the same occasion.
Concord: Printed by Asa M'Farland, 1830. Octavo-sized pamphlet, 16 pages. First edition. some light foxing, otherwise very good, in plain wrapper. [OCLC locates five copies; Sabin 52887]. (Item #3227)
Price: $100.00
402.
Pictures and Stories of Animals for the Little Ones at Home: Insects, Crustaceans, and Worms, with one hundred twenty-four wood engravings.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 498 and 500 Broadway, 1970. Octavo, viii, 150 pages. Illustrated. Later printing, originally published under this title in 1868. One of six volumes from the Juvenile Library of the Natural History of Animals. An introductory text on bees, butterflies and insects, for children. includes additional sections on spiders, crabs, lobsters, shrimps, barnacles, etc. Some light foxing throughout, and a bit of mustiness. In publisher's blind-stamped... (Item #5755)
Price: $60.00
403.
America Cooks. Practical Recipes from 48 States.
Garden City: Halcyon House, 1949. Thick octavo, 986 pages. Later printing. The greatest, and scarcest, of the Browns' many cookbooks. The Browns - avant-garde poet and little magazine editor Bob, with his sister and mother, Rose and Cora, published twelve cookbooks in just six short years. Many of them are wonderful books, but America Cooks was their masterpiece. It was an era where American regional cooking was starting to be... (Item #5185)
Price: $60.00
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True and Tried Recipes Contributed by the Ladies of Rowley Massacusetts. The Rowley Cook Book.
Rowley, MA: Historical Society for the benefit of restoring the Platts-Bradstreet House, 1922. Duodecimo, 64 pages. First edition. A small New England charity cookbook, with good sections on cakes, cookies, ginger breads and doughnuts as well as pickles. In black printed brown paper wrappers. Very near fine. [Worldcat locates 4 copies only]. (Item #2290)
Price: $40.00
True and Tried Recipes Contributed by the Ladies of Rowley Massacusetts. The Rowley Cook Book. The Ladies of Rowley Massachusetts.
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First Presbyterian cook book, compiled by the ladies of the First Presbyterian Church, Spokane, Washington.
Spokane, Wash. First Presbyterian Church, [circa 1900]. Octavo-sized book in stapled wrappers, 112 pages. Ads. First and only edition. An early Washington State church cookbook. The date we use is from the OCLC record, based on the copy at NYU. Cook indicates the date as 1906 and draws that from an ad, but we think this is erroneous, as the phone numbers in the ads all begin 19**, and the... (Item #3561)
Price: $150.00
First Presbyterian cook book, compiled by the ladies of the First Presbyterian Church, Spokane, Washington. Spokane The Ladies of the First Presbyterian Church, Washington.
406.
A Book of Recipes. Collected by The Ladies Charitable Association, Amherst, New Hampshire.
Amherst, New Hampshire: The Ladies' Charitable Association, [1916]. Octavo, unpaginated [50 pages]. An attractive community cookbook, with most recipes attributed. With sections on candies, pickles and preserves, sauces, soups, and much more. In publisher's illustrated wrappers. Slight bit of water staining to front panel, otherwise near fine. [OCLC shows three copies only: Harvard, Michigan and Kansas State]. (Item #2201)
Price: $150.00
A Book of Recipes. Collected by The Ladies Charitable Association, Amherst, New Hampshire. Amherst The Ladies' Charitable Association, New Hampshire.
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The Priscilla Cook Book For Everyday Housekeepers: A Collection Of Recipes Compiled From The Modern Priscilla With Menus For Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners And Special Occasions.
Boston: The Priscilla Publishing Co., 85 Broad Street, 1913. Stapled booklet (26.5 x 20 cm.), 48 pages. Index. All pages with ornamented borders and vignettes. Printed in green throughout. FIRST EDITION. With recipes supplied by Fannie Farmer of the Boston Cooking School fame, and head of the Cooking Department of Modern Priscilla magazine. Issued on the brink of the First World War, the book emphasizes meat substitutes, as well as... (Item #6248)
Price: $60.00
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The Moosewood Cookbook. Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant, Ithaca, New York. Compiled, edited, illustrated, and hand-lettered by Mollie Katzen.
Berkeley, California: Ten Speed Press, 1977. Quarto in wrappers (28 x 22 cm.), 221, [3] pages. Illustrated with line drawings by Katzen and with two photographs of the original restaurant at the rear. FIRST TRADE EDITION, simultaneous wrappered issue, of this foundation of American vegetarian cookbooks and classic of counterculture cooking. It follows two editions, both authored and self-published by the collective in a comb binding. In this first trade... (Item #6499)
Price: $120.00
The Moosewood Cookbook. Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant, Ithaca, New York. Compiled, edited, illustrated, and hand-lettered by Mollie Katzen. The Moosewood Collective. [Mollie Katzen et all.
409.
Metal Sectional Ceilings and Side Wall Decorations.Thirty-seventh series. 1908-9.
Philadelphia: McLaughlin Printing Company Limited, 1908. Oblong quarto (26 x 35 cm), 176, [2] pages. Index. Profusely illustrated. Trade catalogue of one of the significant suppliers of metal ceilings and sidewalls. The illustrations are of individual products, as well as photographs of installations in shops, churches, hotels, etc. General rubbing to cloth-backed, printed gray wrappers; corner of rear wrapper panel is chipped, otherwise very good. [OCLC locates just one copy... (Item #5338)
Price: $225.00
Metal Sectional Ceilings and Side Wall Decorations.Thirty-seventh series. 1908-9. The Penn Metal Ceiling, Roofing Company Limited.
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Pilgrim Church Cook Book. Compiled by the Women of the Pilgrim Congregational Church, Rev. Ernest Bourner Allen, D.D., Minister.
Oak Park, Illinois: Lake and Scoville, 1927. Octavo, 160 pages. First edition. A handsome community cookbook from Oak Park, Illinois, with the names of the suppliers of most recipes indicated. In blue cloth ruled and lettered in black. Very good. (Item #1918)
Price: $75.00
Pilgrim Church Cook Book. Compiled by the Women of the Pilgrim Congregational Church, Rev. Ernest Bourner Allen, D.D., Minister. The Women of the Pilgrim Congregational Church.
411.
Mary at the Farm, and Book of Recipes, Compiled During her Visit Among the "Pennsylvania Germans."
Harrisburg, PA: Evangelical Press, 1928. Large octavo, 440 pages. Illustrated. Second edition. MSU's wonderful Feeding America online project calls this book, "among the reliable 20th Century sources for this uniquely American cuisine." The author uses the fictional story of a young woman named Mary to investigate the food and homemaking ways of the Pennsylvania Dutch. The recipes are considered authentic, and the side stories are charming. Among my favorites, she... (Item #4986)
Price: $250.00
Mary at the Farm, and Book of Recipes, Compiled During her Visit Among the "Pennsylvania Germans." Edith M. Thomas.
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The Book of Nature. A discourse on some of those instances of the power, wisdom and goodness of God, which are within the reach of common observation. ... To which is added, The Duty of Mercy, and Sin of Cruelty to Brutes; taken chiefly from Dr. Primatt's Dissertation. Fourth edition, etc.
Boston [Mass.]: Printed by Samuel Hall, no. 53, Cornhill, 1802. Duodecimo, [2]-47 pages. The first American edition; fourth edition overall, from the third published in England (first printed in 1792). John Toogood was a theologian concerned with the parallel revelations of creation - revealed as the 'book of nature' - and scripture. Many theologians were placing significant or all emphasis on the Bible, which in Toogood's estimation was evident in... (Item #5296)
Price: $600.00
The Book of Nature. A discourse on some of those instances of the power, wisdom and goodness of God, which are within the reach of common observation. ... To which is added, The Duty of Mercy, and Sin of Cruelty to Brutes; taken chiefly from Dr. Primatt's Dissertation. Fourth edition, etc. John Toogood, Dr. Humphrey Primatt.
413.
Dining Room & Kitchen, revised edition : An economical guide in practical housekeeping for the American housewife; containing the choicest tried and approved cookery recipes.
Chicago/Philadelphia: Monarch Book Co. (formerly L.P. Miller & Co.), 1894. Large octavo, 527 pages. Illustrated. Index & table of contents. Later printing. Also published, starting in 1891, as the Imperial Cook Book, and in 1894 as the Star Cook Book, issued by the Lone Star Pub. Co. of Texas. Internally browned and brittle throughout, which is sadly par for the course for this work under all of its titles. Front... (Item #5334)
Price: $200.00
Dining Room & Kitchen, revised edition : An economical guide in practical housekeeping for the American housewife; containing the choicest tried and approved cookery recipes. Mrs. Grace Townsend.
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George Miller & Sons, Manufacturers of Confectionery, and wholesale dealers in foreign fruits and nuts, No. 610 Market Street, Philadelphia.
Philadelphia: Haddock & Son, Printers, circa 1870. 28 x 21.5 cm, half-fold catalog. Printed in blue and red. One engraved image of “The Excelsior Fruit Drop Machine”. A catalog of confections offered by George Miller & Sons of Philadelphia. Decorative red border encloses product list. Items include cough confections, Arabian gum drops and sticks, fruit, nuts, jelly work, rock candy, chocolate, sardines, fancy toys, and more. George Miller & Sons... (Item #4337)
Price: $200.00
George Miller & Sons, Manufacturers of Confectionery, and wholesale dealers in foreign fruits and nuts, No. 610 Market Street, Philadelphia. Trade Catalog – Confectionery, George Miller, Sons.
415.
Catalog No. 23: Butchers' Cooling Rooms, Refrigerators, and Butchers' Supplies.
Sioux City, IA: G.H. Jenkinson Company, [circa 1910s]. Oblong folio in wrappers, 36 pages. Illustrated. Trade catalogue with a vast array of items for the butcher shop and home, manufactured by the G.H. Jenkinson Company, including platform scales, meat slicers, lard presses, salt and pepper shakers, hotel linens, and candy maker supplies, among many other things. Over two hundred categories of items outlined in the index. Hole punch through upper..... (Item #3260)
Price: $400.00
Catalog No. 23: Butchers' Cooling Rooms, Refrigerators, and Butchers' Supplies. Trade Catalogue - Butcher Equipment, G H. Jenkinson Company.
416.
Catalogue of Specialties for Hotels and Restaurants.
Boston: Francis Morandi & Son/Smith & Anthony Stove Company, [circa 1890]. Quarto, 40 pages. Illustrated. Trade catalogue of products and patterns of Francis Morandi & Son, manufacturers of hotel, restaurant, and kitchen goods. Inserted frontispiece outlines the specifics of the recent consolidation of Morandi & Son with the Smith & Anthony Stove Company. Items include steam tables, portable ovens, coffee urns, and more. Final pages include references and a list... (Item #3255)
Price: $350.00
Catalogue of Specialties for Hotels and Restaurants. Trade Catalogue – Restaurant Equipment, Francis Morandi, Son.
417.
American Fried. Adventure of a Happy Eater.
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1974. Octavo, 215 pages. First edition of this first work in Trillin's "Tummy Trilogy," and the first of his food writing in book form. A classic. Very good in a near very good dust jacket. Signed by the author on the half-title. Surprisingly scarce, and doubly so signed. (Item #1677)
Price: $1,000.00
American Fried. Adventure of a Happy Eater. Calvin Trillin.
418.
The Cook Book by "Oscar" of the Waldorf.
Chicago: The author; The Werner Company, 1896. Thick quarto, xxii, 9-907 pages. First edition. One of the small handful of grand American restaurant cookbooks from the celebrity chefs of the end of the 19th Century, alongside Ranhofer's Epicurean. Internally sound and clean, hinges reinforced, but tight. In edgeworn, brown-printed, white oilcloth binding. Good. Ownership signatures to the front free endpaper, and the bookplate of the Carl Sontheimer Foundation. [Bitting 467; Brown 739; Cagle 760]. (Item #3901)
Price: $250.00
The Cook Book by "Oscar" of the Waldorf. Oscar Tschirky.
419.
Fruit of the Vine. A Symposium on Social Drinking. As Seen by Many Witnesses of All Times.
Baltimore: the author, 1950. Octavo, 165 pages. First edition of this interesting compilation of historical “evidence” against alcohol. Turnbull, a sculptor and historian of the ancient world, pulls quotes and snippets from figures including Plato, Chaucer, Franklin, Johnson, Poe and others, many of whom more than enjoyed a tipple. In a way, a drinker’s anthology, albeit one twisted by the logic of prohibitions search for “freedom.” A fine copy, in..... (Item #1649)
Price: $500.00
Fruit of the Vine. A Symposium on Social Drinking. As Seen by Many Witnesses of All Times. Grace H. Turnbull.
420.
Housekeeping in Old Virginia. Containing Contributions from Two Hundred Fifty of Virginia's Noted Housewives, Distinguished for the Skill in the Culinary Art and Other Branches of Domestic Economy.
Louisville, Kentucky: Favorite Recipes Press, 1965. Thick octavo, 528, [2 ads]. Facsimile of this classic Southern cookbook originally published in 1879 by John P. Morton and Company of Louisville. Tiny bit of edgewear, otherwise fine in printed burgundy cloth. (Item #3029)
Price: $40.00
Housekeeping in Old Virginia. Containing Contributions from Two Hundred Fifty of Virginia's Noted Housewives, Distinguished for the Skill in the Culinary Art and Other Branches of Domestic Economy. Marion Cabell Tyree.
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Aunt Sammy's Radio Recipes. A compilation of 70 menus and 300 recipes developed by the Department of Home Economics.
Washington D.C. Goverment Printing Office, 1927. Octavo, 86 pages. First edition. A collection of some of the most popular recipes from the radio show, "Housekeeper's Chat," a USDA program that ran from October 1926, through June, 1927. Some light soiling throughout, but still generally very good. In publisher's printed green wrappers. [not in Cagle]. (Item #2075)
Price: $35.00
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Good-Living: A Practical Cookery-Book for Town and Country.
New York-London: G.P. Putnam's Sons - The Knickerbocker Press, 1908. Octavo, x, 580 pages. Third edition, with additional material. Preface includes a list of sources consulted from Mrs. Beeton, Mrs. Rorer and Miss Parloa to Careme and Soyer. Additionally the author references that the cuisine included is selected from "the best and most popular dishes of the Eastern States [...]; of Philadelphia [...]; from Baltimore and the South, many of... (Item #5001)
Price: $120.00
Good-Living: A Practical Cookery-Book for Town and Country. Sara Van Buren, Brugiere.
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Early American Bottles and Flasks.
Stratford, CT: J. Edmund Edwards, 1969. Octavo, 320 pages. Revised edition. Number 768 of 1000 signed copies signed by editor J. Edmund Edwards. Originally published in 1926, this reissue includes introduction by Charles B. Gardner and exclusive revised checklist. "The Bottle Collector's Bible" outlines the history of glass manufacturing in the United States, state-specific glass houses, and histories of bottle types, including ink bottles, snuff bottles and jar, and pickle... (Item #3111)
Price: $50.00
Early American Bottles and Flasks. Stephen Van Rensselaer.
424.
Fertilizers and Crops. Or, the Science and Practice of Plant Feeding.
New York: Orange Judd Publishing Inc. 1927. Thick octavo, 734 pages. Illustrated. Later printing of this work on soil science, originally published in 1912. Spine a bit sun faded, otherwise generally very good. (Item #1701)
Price: $35.00
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Vegex Cook Book.
Westfield, MA/New York: Vitamin Food Company, [circa 1923]. Small octavo die-cut in the shape of a jar, 12.7 x 7.9 cm, 30 pages. First edition. Illustrated wrappers printed in red and green. Invented in the late 19th century, America's introduction to Vegex née Marmite was in 1913. The introductory text heralds the "health- and strength-building" properties of this distinctive and powerfully flavored food spread and its crucial role for British... (Item #3324)
Price: $75.00
Vegex Cook Book. Vitamin Food Company.

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