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Gastgewerbliche Ausstellung Zuerich 1942. Zweitausend Jahre gastronomische Literatur.
Zürich: Offizieller Führer durch die Fachbücherschau. 1942. Octavo, 96 pages. First edition. Text in German. Exhibition catalogue with descriptions of five hundred seventy gastronomic titles from the collection of Harry Schraemli. In blue wrappers with minor creasing to top right corner, otherwise very fine condition. Scarce. (Item #3401)
Price: $120.00
Gastgewerbliche Ausstellung Zuerich 1942. Zweitausend Jahre gastronomische Literatur. Harry Schraemli.
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Von Lucullus zu Escoffier: Ein Schlemmerbuch fur kluge Frauen und gescheite Manner.
Hergiswil: Verlag Gastropress, 1981. Large octavo, 304 pages. Later printing. Illustrated with facsimiles throughout. Text in German. Schraemli's important history of cookery and cookbooks. In clean tan cloth. Very, very slight foxing to a few pages, otherwise fine. In near fine dust jacket with minor wear to corners. (Item #3411)
Price: $90.00
Von Lucullus zu Escoffier: Ein Schlemmerbuch fur kluge Frauen und gescheite Manner. Harry Schraemli.
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Von Lucullus zu Escoffier: Ein Schlemmerbuch fur kluge Frauen und gescheite Manner.
Zurich: Interverlag AG, 1949. Large octavo, 296 pages. First edition. Illustrated with facsimiles (in-text and plates) throughout. Text in German. Schraemli's important history of cookery and cookbooks. In cloth boards with red and gilt stamped spine label, with some minor discoloration. Text slightly browned with age, otherwise very good condition. (Item #3412)
Price: $100.00
Von Lucullus zu Escoffier: Ein Schlemmerbuch fur kluge Frauen und gescheite Manner. Harry Schraemli.
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Von Lucullus zu Escoffier: Ein Schlemmerbuch fur kluge Frauen und gescheite Manner.
Zurich: Interverlag AG, 1949. Large octavo, 296 pages. First edition. Illustrated with facsimiles (in-text and plates) throughout. Text in German. Schraemli's important history of cookery and cookbooks. In cloth boards with red and gilt stamped spine label, with some minor discoloration. Text slightly browned with age, else very good. (Item #3413)
Price: $100.00
Von Lucullus zu Escoffier: Ein Schlemmerbuch fur kluge Frauen und gescheite Manner. Harry Schraemli.
105.
Hot peppers: Cajuns and capsicum in New Iberia, Louisiana.
Seattle: Madrona Publishers, 1980. Octavo (21.5 x 15 cm.), x, 223 pages. Illustrated. Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-220) and index. Evident FIRST EDITION. A classic of modern food writing about the captivating capsicum. "Smitten by a love of hot peppers, journalist Richard Schweid traveled to the capital of the U.S. hot sauce industry, New Iberia, Louisiana. This is Cajun country, and capsicum (as hot peppers are known botanically) thrive in... (Item #6538)
Price: $250.00
Hot peppers: Cajuns and capsicum in New Iberia, Louisiana. Richard Schweid.
106.
Brakspear's Brewery, Henley on Thames 1779-1979.
Henley: Brakspear & Co. 1993. Octavo (21.5 x 14 cm.), viii, 103 pages. Illustrated. FIRST EDITION. A history of the Brakspear brewery, founded in 1779, and issued on the bicentennial of the business. Henley, on the coach route from London to Oxford, served many prestigious travelers, including James Boswell, and George IV was said to have eaten "fourteen mutton chops at a single sitting". William Shenston immortalized the Inns of... (Item #6984)
Price: $60.00
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Chemistry of Food and Nutrition.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1911. Thick octavo, 355 pages + ads. First edition. An important work in the history of nutrition. Sherman, was the first to apply the measurement of calories to nutrition, and was among the first to isolate individual various nutrients including certain minerals, vitamins and amino acids. This work was said to have been the inspiration for the USDA dietary guidelines, first developed by Hazel Stiebeling... (Item #1645)
Price: $600.00
Chemistry of Food and Nutrition. Henry C. Sherman.
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Bibliotheca Vinaria. A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets Dealing With Viticulture, Wine-Making, Distillation, the Management, Sale, Taxation, Use and Abuse of Wines and Spirits.
London: Holland Press, 1979. Thick quarto, 339 pages plus interleaves. Second, expanded edition. Number 50 of 600 numbered copies. This "new" edition is a facsimile of the office copy of of the first edition, with pages interleaved containing Simon's handwritten notes on additional works not found in the original publication. Gabler calls this edition, "much more complete than the original..." Very near fine, with only traces of dusting to the... (Item #2927)
Price: $150.00
Bibliotheca Vinaria. A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets Dealing With Viticulture, Wine-Making, Distillation, the Management, Sale, Taxation, Use and Abuse of Wines and Spirits. André Simon.
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Bibliotheca Gastronomica: a Catalogue of Books and Documents on Gastronomy.
London: The Wine and Food Society/Curwen Press, 1953. Large octavo, 196 pages. First edition, numbered 132 of 750. Gastronomic bibliography of André Simon's collection, featuring over 1600 entries many with annotations. Slight foxing to endpapers and title page. Maroon cloth with gilt-stamped title to spine, minor bumping, otherwise near fine. In a less than very good dust jacket with some edge chipping. (Item #3402)
Price: $150.00
Bibliotheca Gastronomica: a Catalogue of Books and Documents on Gastronomy. André L. Simon.
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Bibliotheca Gastronomica: a Catalogue of Books and Documents on Gastronomy.
London: The Holland Press, 1978. Large octavo, 196 pages. Facsimile edition of the original 1953 edition. Number 231 of 750 copies. Several title pages illustrated in facsimile. Gastronomic bibliography of André Simon's collection, featuring over sixteen hundred entries, many with annotations. In dust jacket. Green boards with title gilt stamped to spine; some wear to dust jacket. Very good or a bit better. (Item #3511)
Price: $90.00
Bibliotheca Gastronomica: a Catalogue of Books and Documents on Gastronomy. André L. Simon.
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Bibliotheca Gastronomica: a Catalogue of Books and Documents on Gastronomy.
London: The Wine and Food Society / Curwen Press, 1953. Large octavo, 196 pages. First edition, numbered 647 of 750. Gastronomic bibliography of André Simon's collection, featuring over 1600 entries many with annotations. Maroon cloth with gilt-stamped title to spine, minor discoloration and bubbling, otherwise fine condition. Lacking dust jacket. (Item #3515)
Price: $120.00
Bibliotheca Gastronomica: a Catalogue of Books and Documents on Gastronomy. André L. Simon.
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Bibliotheca Gastronomica: A Catalogue of Books and Documents on Gastronomy.
London: The Holland Press, 1978. Large octavo, 196 pages. Short-title and subject index. Illustrated with title pages and other images from the historical cookbooks covered. Facsimile of the original 1953 edition. Number 281 of 750 numbered copies. Gastronomic bibliography of André Simon's collection, featuring over 1600 entries many with annotations. In dust jacket with very minor edge-wear. Green boards with title gilt stamped to spine; in a very near fine... (Item #5810)
Price: $90.00
Bibliotheca Gastronomica: A Catalogue of Books and Documents on Gastronomy. André L. Simon.
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A Dictionary of Gastronomy.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1949. Large octavo, 264 pages. First American edition. Dictionary of culinary terms from "Abalone" to "Zweiback" by the president of the Wine and Food Society of London, Andre L. Simon. In rather chipped and faded dust jacket. Blue cloth slightly discolored and rubbed at edges. (Item #3430)
Price: $30.00
A Dictionary of Gastronomy. Andre L. Simon.
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A Dictionary of Gastronomy.
London: The Wine and Food Society, circa 1949. Large octavo, 264 pages. First edition. Dictionary of culinary terms from "Abalone" to "Zweiback" by the president of the Wine and Food Society, Andre L. Simon. In red boards with minor bumping, title stamped in gold to front cover and spine. Text in fine condition with bookseller's ticket of Cooks Books to rear paste down. (Item #3434)
Price: $30.00
A Dictionary of Gastronomy. Andre L. Simon.
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A Dictionary of Gastronomy.
London: Rainbird Reference Books Ltd. 1970. Quarto, 400 pages. Dictionary of culinary terms from "Abalone" to "Zweiback", with selected bibliography. In blue cloth with some rubbing and slight edge wear, in like dust jacket. Text in fine condition. (Item #3530)
Price: $45.00
A Dictionary of Gastronomy. Andre L. Simon, Robin Howe.
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The Date Palm. Bread of the Desert.
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1974. Quarto, 158 pages. Illustrated. First edition. An historical survey of the date palm, but the daughter of Henry Simon, who was a pioneer of American date palm cultivation, and who undertook four years of travel in the Sahara (1910-1914) in search of cultivars. The photographic illustrations in the book are from the elder's trip. Near fine in publisher's green cloth, in a near very good... (Item #1876)
Price: $90.00
The Date Palm. Bread of the Desert. Hilda Simon.
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Substance Of The Work Entitled Fruits And Farinacea, The Proper Food Of Man.
Manchester / London: John Heywood / F. Pittman, 1873. Octavo, 112, [1] pages. Advertisements. A condensed and revised version of Smith's Fruits and Farinacea, originally published in 1845. This revision is aimed at the lay reader, specifically the members of the Vegetarian Society. Smith took a very broad view of his subject, considering all of history from biblical times forward, and quoting Moses, Linnaeus, Adam Smith, and so on. In... (Item #5206)
Price: $100.00
Substance Of The Work Entitled Fruits And Farinacea, The Proper Food Of Man. John Smith, Francis William Newman.
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Fruits and Farinacea, The Proper Food of Man. Being an Attempt to Prove, from History, Anatomy, Physiology, and Chemistry, That the Original, Natural, and Best Diet of Man is Derived from the Vegetable Kingdom... from the Second London Edition.
New York: Fowler and Wells, Publishers, no. 389 Broadway; [Edward O. Jenkins, Printer & Stereotyper], [1864; copyright 1854]. Octavo (19 x 12.5 cm.), xix, 314, [4] pages. Advertisements. Illustrated with engravings in the text, but lacking the hand-colored frontispiece that appears in the first American issue. Publication date from date of issue of American Phrenological Journal advertised in rear. Second printing of the first U.S. edition, from the second London... (Item #7088)
Price: $350.00
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Cookery and Gardening : Important Books and Manuscripts Relating to Cookery and Gardening including Viniculture, Mycology, and Beekeeping.
New York: Sotheby's, 1986. Quarto, unpaginated [136] pages. Illustrated throughout. Auction catalogue with 498 lots, for property from various owners, including Marcus and Elizabeth Crahan Collecion, Willametta Keck Day Collection, and Prof. Dr. Arnold Heertje. In wrappers with creasing and rubbing text. Very good. (Item #3547)
Price: $20.00
Cookery and Gardening : Important Books and Manuscripts Relating to Cookery and Gardening including Viniculture, Mycology, and Beekeeping. Sotheby's – Keck Day Collection.
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Food in History.
London: Penguin Books, 1988. Octavo, 424 pages plus advertisements. Later paperback printing. Illustrated throughout. A panoramic survey of food in history, spanning half a million years, describing the world history of food and the way in which food has influenced human development. In illustrated wrappers with minor bumping. In very good condition. (Item #3499)
Price: $12.00
Food in History. Reay Tannahill.
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Fooles and Fricassees: Food in Shakespeare's England.
Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999. Large octavo, 128 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Exhibition catalogue that includes essay by Joan Thirsk of Oxford University entitled, "Food in Shakespeare's England". Also features appendices with transcriptions of cookery books from circa 1610 and 1675, respectively. Small stain to front wrapper, otherwise very good. (Item #3447)
Price: $25.00
Fooles and Fricassees: Food in Shakespeare's England. The Folger Shakespeare Library, Mary Ann Caton.
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Port Wine Bibliography. 1945, 1947, & 1952
Porto: J.R. Goncalves/IVP, n.d. Quarto, 339, 60, 75 pages. Text in Portuguese. Photocopy facsimile of the Portuguese Port Wine Institute's bibliographies from 1945, 1947, and 1952. Thousands of bibliographic entries related to port wine and its production. Bound in pink wrappers with some wear. Some annotations in ink to text, otherwise very good condition. Scarce and very useful. (Item #3555)
Price: $300.00
Port Wine Bibliography. 1945, 1947, & 1952. The Port Wine Institute, Instituto do Vindo do Porto.
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A Bibliophile's Inn-Signia
Dagenham, Essex: Barrel to Bottle Press, 1997. Small octavo, xii + 32 pages. First edition. Bibliography of over Two hundred fifty books and articles about inn signs and pub names, many entries annotated. Pagination includes five pages for notes. In wrappers with slight rust to staples, otherwise a fine copy. (Item #3522)
Price: $25.00
A Bibliophile's Inn-Signia. John Thorne.
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A Short History of the Worshipful of Bakers of London.
Croydon: Geo. B. Cotton at the Galleon Press, (1933). Octavo, 207 pages. Illustrated First edition. A history of the seven centuries of one of the oldest of the livery companies, dating itself to the 12th century and the reign of Henry II. Previous owner's ink initials to front free end paper, corners of gilt stamped green cloth boards slightly bumped, otherwise fine. (Item #2440)
Price: $90.00
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All About Coffee.
New York: The Tea & Coffee Trade Journal Company, 1935. Small stout quarto, 832 pages, with more than 800 illustrations, maps and diagrams, some in full color. Second, edition, revised. At the time of the book’s original publication in 1922, The New York Times called it “without a doubt the most comprehensive and authoritative work on the subject that has been published in any language” (New York Times, December 3... (Item #1659)
Price: $1,000.00
All About Coffee. William H. Ukers.

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