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51.
Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine.
London: Elliot Stock, 1902. Book-Lover's Library series, edited by Henry B. Wheatley. Small octavo, 271 pages. Index. Popular edition. Classic text in which Hazlitt explores The Early Englishman and his Food; Royal Feasts and Savage Pomp; Diet of the Yeoman and the Poor; Meats and Drinks; The Kitchen; Meals; Etiquette of the Table; and a large four-part section of Cookery Books which includes bibliography and select extracts of Early Receipts... (Item #2764)
Price: $75.00
Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine. W. Carew Hazlitt.
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Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine.
London: Elliot Stock, 1902. Book-Lover's Library series, edited by Henry B. Wheatley. Small octavo, 271 pages. Index. Later printing. Woodcut illustration and designs sporadically throughout. Classic text in which Hazlitt explores "The Early Englishman and his Food"; "Royal Feasts and Savage Pomp";"Diet of the Yeoman and the Poor"; "Meats and Drinks";"The Kitchen"; "Meals"; "Etiquette of the Table"; and a large four-part section of "Cookery Books" which includes bibliography and select... (Item #3381)
Price: $75.00
Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine. W. Carew Hazlitt.
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Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine.
New York: George J. Coombes, 1886. Book-Lover's Library series, edited by Henry B. Wheatley. Small octavo, 271 pages. Index. First American printing. Woodcut illustration and designs sporadically throughout. Classic text in which Hazlitt explores "The Early Englishman and his Food"; "Royal Feasts and Savage Pomp";"Diet of the Yeoman and the Poor"; "Meats and Drinks";"The Kitchen"; "Meals"; "Etiquette of the Table"; and a large four-part section of "Cookery Books" which includes... (Item #3382)
Price: $150.00
Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine. W. Carew Hazlitt.
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Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine.
London: Elliot Stock, 1893. Book-Lover's Library series, edited by Henry B. Wheatley. Small octavo, 271 pages. Second edition. Woodcut illustration and designs sporadically throughout. Classic text in which Hazlitt explores "The Early Englishman and his Food"; "Royal Feasts and Savage Pomp";"Diet of the Yeoman and the Poor"; "Meats and Drinks";"The Kitchen"; "Meals"; "Etiquette of the Table"; and a large four-part section of "Cookery Books" which includes bibliography and select extracts... (Item #3383)
Price: $100.00
Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine. W. Carew Hazlitt.
55.
Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine.
London: Elliot Stock, 1886. Book-Lover's Library series, edited by Henry B.Wheatley. Small octavo, 271 pages. Index. Woodcut illustration and designs sporadically throughout. FIRST EDITION. Classic text in which Hazlitt explores The Early Englishman and his Food; Royal Feasts and Savage Pomp; Diet of the Yeoman and the Poor; Meats and Drinks; The Kitchen; Meals; Etiquette of the Table; and a large four-part section of Cookery Books which includes bibliography and... (Item #3384)
Price: $200.00
Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine. W. Carew Hazlitt.
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Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine. Popular edition.
London: Elliot Stock, 1902. Book-Lover's Library series, edited by Henry B. Wheatley. Small octavo, 271 pages. Index. Later printing. Woodcut illustration and designs sporadically throughout. Classic text in which Hazlitt explores The Early Englishman and his Food; Royal Feasts and Savage Pomp; Diet of the Yeoman and the Poor; Meats and Drinks; The Kitchen; Meals; Etiquette of the Table; and a large four-part section of "Cookery Books" which includes bibliography... (Item #3380)
Price: $75.00
Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine. Popular edition. W. Carew Hazlitt.
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Curye on Inglysch: English Culinary Manuscripts of the Fourteenth Century (including the Forme of Cury).
London: Early English Text Society; Oxford University Press, 1985. Octavo (22 x 14 cm.), vi, 224 pages. Illustrated frontispiece. Extensive and highly useful index and glossary at end. FIRST EDITION of this scholarly compilation of Fourteenth Century English culinary manuscripts. Included is the Forme of Cury, compiled by the master chefs to Richard II, which had been printed previously in 1780 by the antiquarian Samuel Pegge, but here receives a.... (Item #6539)
Price: $90.00
Curye on Inglysch: English Culinary Manuscripts of the Fourteenth Century (including the Forme of Cury). Constance B. Hieatt, Sharon Butler.
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Schöne alte Kochbücher. Katalog der Kochbuchsammlung.
München: Karl Pressler, 1982. Octavo (24.5 x 17 cm.), 488 pages. Illustrated with 82 black and white images drawn from historical cookbooks of the 15th through 20th century. First edition. An indispensable bibliography for every collector of antiquarian cookbooks. In publisher's yellow cloth, with title label to front panel and spine. In a very slightly sun-faded dust jacket, otherwise fine. (Item #5803)
Price: $150.00
Schöne alte Kochbücher. Katalog der Kochbuchsammlung. Erna Horn, Julius Arndt.
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British Bee Books, A Bibliography 1500-1976.
London: International Bee Research Association, 1979. Octavo, 270 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. An indispensable bibliography of British bee books. Featuring about 830 printed book titles and 12 manuscripts, dating from 1500. Very good in red cloth, with dust jacket with some minor rubbing, but otherwise very good. (Item #3502)
Price: $65.00
British Bee Books, A Bibliography 1500-1976. International Bee Research Association.
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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. Later printing. 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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The Cook's Oracle. Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery, on the Most Economical Plan for Private Families... A New Edition. [Facsimile]
New York: Cuisinarts, [1970] 1831. Duodecimo in wrappers (17.5 x 11 cm.), 59 pages. Facsimile edition of the 1831 London Cadell edition of Kitchiner's famous work. Includes a new biographical portrait of the author, as well as a new index and glossary of unfamiliar cooking terms in the original. Fine in publisher's black-titled brown, limp cloth wrappers. (Item #6554)
Price: $15.00
The Cook's Oracle. Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery, on the Most Economical Plan for Private Families... A New Edition. [Facsimile]. M. D. William Kitchiner.
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Catalogue of the Collection of Books on Cookery and Gastronomy, The Property of M. Leon Lambert, of Brussels.
London: Sotheby & Co. 1966. Octavo, 79 pages. Illustrated. Auction catalogue of the culinary collection of M. Leon Lambert of Brussels. Original green wrappers with very mild wear; very good. (Item #3416)
Price: $25.00
Catalogue of the Collection of Books on Cookery and Gastronomy, The Property of M. Leon Lambert, of Brussels. M. Leon Lambert, Sotheby, Co.
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Five to a Feast.
London: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd. 1948. Octavo, 219 pages. First edition. A collection of essays, including the author's attempt to recreate a 14th century banquet. Layton was a caterer, and the other essays describe some of the escapades encountered in that noble profession. A bit of rubbing to the foot of the spine, otherwise a very good or better copy, in an edge chipped dust jacket with a handsome... (Item #2017)
Price: $40.00
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Five to a Feast.
London: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd, 1948. Octavo, 29 pages. First edition. A collection of essays, including the author's attempt to recreate a 14th century banquet. Layton was a caterer, and the other essays describe some of the escapades encountered in that noble profession. With the tiny ink bookseller stamp of Sotheran to front end papers, and some pencil bookseller description to rear end papers. Otherwise a fine copy in... (Item #2054)
Price: $150.00
Five to a Feast. T. A. Layton.
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Buckskin Cookery. Souvenir Cookbook of Pioneer Recipes Donated by Old Timers and Natives of B.C.Vol. I: The Pioneer Section & Vol. II: The Hunting Section.
Quesnel, B.C. Gwen Lewis, 1957. Two volumes, small octavos, 56 & 56 pages. First edition. Contains recipes for Northwest pioneer staples including bannocks, Saskatoon jelly, Buried fruit, and various medicinal concoctions. The hunting volume includes game recipes for coyote, buffalo pemmican, mud pack salmon, moose tongue, and much more. Very thorough little books. Both near fine in publisher's printed wrappers. (Item #1884)
Price: $90.00
Buckskin Cookery. Souvenir Cookbook of Pioneer Recipes Donated by Old Timers and Natives of B.C.Vol. I: The Pioneer Section & Vol. II: The Hunting Section. Gwen Lewis, pub.
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Bibliography of American Cookery Books, 1742-1860: Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society for April. 1929.
Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1929. Octavo, 145 pages. First edition. Several plates showing title pages and illustrations from cookery books. Important early bibliography of American cookery books, listing 490 titles with author's annotations. Rebound in quarter-cloth over blue boards with "Bibliography" written by hand in red ink, has rubbing and some wear to edges. (Item #3387)
Price: $35.00
Bibliography of American Cookery Books, 1742-1860: Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society for April. 1929. Waldo Lincoln.
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American Cookery Books, 1742-1860. Revised and enlarged by Eleanor Lowenstein.
Worcester/New York: American Antiquarian Society/Corner Book Shop, 1954. Octavo, 136 pages. Second edition, revised and enlarged by Eleanor Lowenstein; limited, number 331 of 500. The important gastronomic bibliography on early American cookery books. This is the first edition in which Lowenstein's revisions appear, she adds about 250 new titles and editions. Red boards with titles stamped in gold on spine, fine condition. Red top edge, text in very crisp, clean... (Item #3386)
Price: $75.00
American Cookery Books, 1742-1860. Revised and enlarged by Eleanor Lowenstein. Waldo Lincoln, Eleanor Lowenstein.
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UnXld: American Cookbooks of Community & Place. Volume 1, Alabama – District of Columbia.
Biddeford, Maine: Rabelais Inc. 2018. First. Volume one only (all published to date). Small quarto (26.5 x 19 cm.), 169 pages. Illustrated throughout in color. Title Index. Bibliography. Designed and with a letterpressed wrapper by Scott Vile of the Ascensius Press in Bar Mills, Maine. FIRST EDITION. ~ ~ The first volume in a long-term effort to examine AMERICAN COMMUNITY COOKBOOKS as a genre, within a context of other cookbooks... (Item #6846)
Price: $50.00
UnXld: American Cookbooks of Community & Place. Volume 1, Alabama – District of Columbia. Don Lindgren, Mark Germer.
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A Short-title Catalogue of Household and Cookery Books published in the English Tongue, 1701-1800.
London: Prospect Books, 1981. Quarto, 197 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Short-title gastronomic bibliography featuring over three hundred English language titles. Red cloth with only minor bumping otherwise fine condition. In very good dust jacket. (Item #3471)
Price: $75.00
A Short-title Catalogue of Household and Cookery Books published in the English Tongue, 1701-1800. Virginia Maclean.
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A Short-title Catalogue of Household and Cookery Books published in the English Tongue, 1701-1800.
London: Prospect Books, 1981. Quarto, 197 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Short-title gastronomic bibliography featuring over 300 English language titles. In dust jacket with minor rubbing. Boards and text in very fine condition, with bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. (Item #3513)
Price: $60.00
A Short-title Catalogue of Household and Cookery Books published in the English Tongue, 1701-1800. Virginia Maclean.
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Food and Drink Through the Ages, 2500 B.C. to 1937 A.D.: A Catalogue of Antiquities, Manuscripts, Books, and Engravings Treating of Cookery, Eating and Drinking, Including Books from the Library and with bookplate of Robert Viel, the famous Paris Restaurateur.
London: Maggs Bros Ltd. 1937. Large octavo, 191 pages plus index. Illustrated throughout. Bookseller's gastronomic catalogue with 767 titles, from a Babylonian tablet inscribed in Cuneiform characters to The Finer Cooking or Dishes for Parties published in 1937. Includes subject, ownership, language, and author indices. In wrappers with minor tape repair to spine and slight edge-wear. Text has very slight bumping and creases throughout, otherwise very good. (Item #3453)
Price: $40.00
Food and Drink Through the Ages, 2500 B.C. to 1937 A.D.: A Catalogue of Antiquities, Manuscripts, Books, and Engravings Treating of Cookery, Eating and Drinking, Including Books from the Library and with bookplate of Robert Viel, the famous Paris Restaurateur. Maggs Bros Ltd.
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Country Contentments Courtesies and Customs. A little book treating of subjects delicate and subtile. Newly set forth...
London: The Medici Society, 1929. Duodecimo, 80 pages. First edition of this collection of excerpts from writers on country matters of the 10th through 18th century. The author has borrowsed her title from Gervase Markham's 16th century work. Authors quoted here include Sir Hugh Plat, Thomas Tusser, Nicholas Culpeper and Cockayne. Fine in publisher's paper covered decorated boards, with orange cloth spine and paste-down label. In near fine dust jacket. (Item #1897)
Price: $50.00
Country Contentments Courtesies and Customs. A little book treating of subjects delicate and subtile. Newly set forth. Moira Meighn.
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Drinking with Pepys.
London/New York: Macmillan & Co Ltd./St. Martin's Press, 1963. Octavo, 125 pages. 1st edition, US issue, with the St. Martin's sticker, added to the foot of the dust jacket. The author has "collated all Pepy's allusions to alcohol, to Possets and Syllabubs, Cellerage and Cooperage". Very good in publisher's red cloth, in a near very good, lightly spine faded dust jacket with a few older tape repairs to the corners... (Item #2029)
Price: $35.00
Drinking with Pepys. Oscar A. Mendelsohn.

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