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76.
Myko Libri: die Bibliothek der Pilzbucher. (The Library of Great Mushroom Books).
Hamburg: the author, 2006. Quarto, 528 pages. First edition, one of 750 numbered and signed copies. 450 illustrations, mostly in color, including 90 full-page mushroom plates. The bibliographical catalog of the Christian Volbracht- Collection with 3000 iconographies, books and prints from six centuries (1481-1959). Publisher's gilt lettered brown cloth; dust jacket. Fine. (Item #1569)
Price: $400.00
Myko Libri: die Bibliothek der Pilzbucher. (The Library of Great Mushroom Books). Mushrooms, Christian Volbracht.
77.
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
78.
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
79.
Les fastes de Bacchus et de Comus, ou Histoire du boire et du manger en Europe, de l'antiquité à nos jours, à travers les livres.
Paris: Belfond, 1989. Quarto, 643 pages. First edition. Text in French. Illustrated throughout. an indispensable gastronomic bibliography featuring over 1150 European titles with annotations, dating from the 15th to 20th century. In red cloth, with dust jacket. As new. Cardboard slipcase worn. (Item #3452)
Price: $200.00
Les fastes de Bacchus et de Comus, ou Histoire du boire et du manger en Europe, de l'antiquité à nos jours, à travers les livres. Gérard Oberlé.
80.
Notes from a Collector's Catalogue: With a Bibliography of English Cookery Books.
London: Messrs. John and Edward Bumpus, Ltd. 1909. Octavo, 116 pages. First edition. The first gastronomic bibliography by Oxford. Together with the author's English Cookery Books to the Year 1850, Bitting describes this as the "most detailed and exhaustive treating of English cookery books" (352). Though a text on collecting in general, approximately three-quarters of the book is dedicated to a bibliography of English cookery books dating 1508 to 1814... (Item #3523)
Price: $100.00
Notes from a Collector's Catalogue: With a Bibliography of English Cookery Books. A. W. Oxford.
81.
Notes from a Collector's Catalogue: With a Bibliography of English Cookery Books.
London: Messrs. John and Edward Bumpus, Ltd. 1909. Octavo, 116 pages. First edition. The first of Oxford's important gastronomic bibliographies. Along with English Cookery Books to the Year 1850, Bitting describes them as the "most detailed and exhaustive treating of English cookery books" (352). Though a text on collecting in general, approximately three-quarters of the book is dedicated to a bibliography of English cookery books dating 1508 to 1814. Quarter-cloth... (Item #3377)
Price: $90.00
Notes from a Collector's Catalogue: With a Bibliography of English Cookery Books. A. W. Oxford, Arnold Whitaker.
82.
Notes from a Collector's Catalogue: With a Bibliography of English Cookery Books.
London: Messrs. John and Endward Bumpus, Ltd. 1909. Octavo, 116 pages. First edition. The first of Oxford's important gastronomic bibliographies. Along with English Cookery Books to the Year 1850, Bitting describes them as the "most detailed and exhaustive treating of English cookery books" (352). Though a text on collecting in general, approximately three-quarters of the book is dedicated to a bibliography of English cookery books dating 1508 to 1814. Quarter-cloth... (Item #3378)
Price: $150.00
Notes from a Collector's Catalogue: With a Bibliography of English Cookery Books. A. W. Oxford, Arnold Whitaker.
83.
Notes from a Collector's Catalogue: With a Bibliography of English Cookery Books.
London: Messrs. John and Endward Bumpus, Ltd. 1909. Octavo, 116 pages. First edition. The first of Oxford's important gastronomic bibliographies. Along with English Cookery Books to the Year 1850, Bitting describes them as the "most detailed and exhaustive treating of English cookery books" (352). Though a text on collecting in general, approximately three-quarters of the book is dedicated to a bibliography of English cookery books dating 1508 to 1814. Quarter-cloth... (Item #3379)
Price: $150.00
Notes from a Collector's Catalogue: With a Bibliography of English Cookery Books. A. W. Oxford, Arnold Whitaker.
84.
English Cookery Books to the Year 1850.
London: Henry Frowde/Oxford University Press, 1913. Small octavo, 192 pages. First edition. Important gastronomic bibliography of English cookery books dating 1500 to 1850. Approximately 400 carefully recorded entries with annotations. The "...most detailed and exhaustive treating of English cookery books" says Bitting (352). Blue cloth slightly rubbed with gilt lettering. Text has some pencil annotations and marginal marks from previous owner. Dust jacket shows some wear, part of spine title lost and drawn in. (Item #3375)
Price: $150.00
English Cookery Books to the Year 1850. Arnold Whitaker Oxford.
85.
English Cookery Books to the Year 1850.
London: The Holland Press, 1977. Small octavo, 192 pages. Facsimile of the original 1913 edition of the important gastronomic bibliography of English cookery books dating 1500 to 1850. Approximately 400 carefully recorded entries with annotations. The "...most detailed and exhaustive treating of English cookery books" says Bitting (352). Red cloth with gilt lettering with just slight rubbing, front board has a very faint stain. Near very good. (Item #3376)
Price: $90.00
English Cookery Books to the Year 1850. Arnold Whitaker Oxford.
86.
English Cookery Books to the Year 1850.
London: The Holland Press, 1977. Small octavo, 192 pages. Facsimile of the original 1913 edition of the important gastronomic bibliography of English cookery books dating 1500 to 1850. Approximately 400 carefully recorded entries with annotations. "...most detailed and exhaustive treating of English cookery books" says Bitting (352). Red boards with gilt lettering good with some rubbing and edge wear, front board and spine have faint stain. (Item #3503)
Price: $40.00
English Cookery Books to the Year 1850. Arnold Whitaker Oxford.
87.
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
88.
A Guide for the Greedy By a Greedy Woman, being a new and revised edition of The Feasts of Autolycus.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, [1923]. Octavo (19 x 13 cm.), xxxii, 179, [1]] pages. Third edition, revised and enlarged, and now with the new title A Guide for the Greedy; therefore first edition with this title. The original did include the subtitle, Diary of a Greedy Woman, so the theme had been established. Interestingly, the book was issued in between these with yet another title, The Delights of Delicate Eating... (Item #6815)
Price: $150.00
89.
My Cookery Books.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1903. Large octavo, 171 pages. First edition, numbered 192 of 330. Illustrated throughout with mounted facsimiles. Book designed by Bruce Rogers. Author and collector Pennell has gathered a discursive description and bibliography of her collection, featuring cookery books dating from the 15th to the late 18th century. Quarter-cloth over marbled boards with very minor rubbing to edges. Title label in paper on... (Item #3396)
Price: $500.00
My Cookery Books. Elizabeth Robins Pennell.
90.
My Cookery Books.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1903. Large octavo, 171 pages. First edition, numbered 193 of 330. Illustrated throughout with mounted facsimiles. Book designed by Bruce Rogers. Author and collector Pennell has gathered a discursive description and bibliography of her collection, featuring cookery books dating from the 15th to the late 18th century. Quarter-cloth over marbled boards with very minor rubbing to edges. Title label in paper on... (Item #3397)
Price: $500.00
My Cookery Books. Elizabeth Robins Pennell.
91.
My Cookery Books.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1903. Large octavo, 171 pages. First edition, numbered 228 of 330. Illustrated throughout with mounted facsimiles. Book designed by Bruce Rogers. Author and collector Pennell has gathered a discursive description and bibliography of her collection, featuring cookery books dating from the 15th to the late 18th century. Quarter-cloth over marbled boards with very minor rubbing to edges. Title label in paper on... (Item #3398)
Price: $400.00
My Cookery Books. Elizabeth Robins Pennell.
92.
My Cookery Books.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1903. Large octavo, 171 pages. First edition, numbered 256 of 330. Illustrated throughout with mounted facsimiles. Book designed by Bruce Rogers. Author and collector Pennell has gathered a discursive description and bibliography of her collection, featuring cookery books dating from the 15th to the late 18th century. Quarter-cloth over marbled boards with very minor rubbing to edges. Title label in paper on... (Item #3399)
Price: $500.00
My Cookery Books. Elizabeth Robins Pennell.
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Delightes for Ladies. Written Originally by Sir Hugh Plat. First Printed in 1602, London, England. Reprinted from the Edition of 1627. Illustrations from 1609 edition. Collated and Edited by...
Herrin, Illinois: Trovillion Private Press at the Sign of the Silver Horse, 1939. Tall duodecimo, 120 pages. First printing of this limited edition. Number 37 of 279 signed and numbered copies. A delightful small press printing of the noted agriculturalist and inventor Hugh Plat's popular early 17th Century cookbook, originally published in 1600 (not 1602 as indicated by this title page). Lacking the dust jacket that was issued with the... (Item #5043)
Price: $300.00
Delightes for Ladies. Written Originally by Sir Hugh Plat. First Printed in 1602, London, England. Reprinted from the Edition of 1627. Illustrations from 1609 edition. Collated and Edited by. Sir Hugh Plat.
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Delightes for Ladies. Written Originally by Sir Hugh Plat. First Printed in 1602, London, England. Reprinted from the Edition of 1627. Illustrations from 1609 edition. Collated and Edited by...
Herrin, Illinois: Trovillion Private Press at the Sign of the Silver Horse, 1939. Tall duodecimo, 120 pages. First printing of this limited edition; number 170 of 279 signed and numbered copies. A delightful small press printing of the popular early 17th Century cookbook from the noted agriculturalist and inventor Hugh Plat. The work was originally published in 1600 (not 1602 as indicated by this title page). Near fine in publisher's... (Item #4949)
Price: $90.00
Delightes for Ladies. Written Originally by Sir Hugh Plat. First Printed in 1602, London, England. Reprinted from the Edition of 1627. Illustrations from 1609 edition. Collated and Edited by. Sir Hugh Plat, Rosetta Clarkson.
95.
De honesta volupate.
London: Mallinckrodt, 1967. Octavo, unpaginated. Facsimile of 1475 edition; volume V in Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics. The first dated cook book, with translated transcription by Elizabeth Buermann Andrews. In black slip case with some edge wear. Wrappers, with some rubbing. Very good copy. (Item #3525)
Price: $90.00
De honesta volupate. Platina.
96.
Old Cook Books, a Illustrated History.
New York: The Brandywine Press, 1978. Quarto, 256 pages. First American edition. Illustrated throughout, with over 100 plates. Bibliographic history of culinary arts through the ages with historic recipes throughout. In illustrated dust jacket with some edge-wear and chipping. In blue boards with gilt-stamped title to front and spine with minor edge wear. Fine. (Item #3535)
Price: $45.00
Old Cook Books, a Illustrated History. Eric Quayle.
97.
Old Cook Books, an Illustrated History.
London: Studio Vista, 1978. Quarto, 256 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout, with over 100 plates. Bibliographic history of culinary arts through the ages with historic recipes throughout. In illustrated dust jacket with some edge-wear and chipping. In blue boards with gilt title to front and spine, with bumping to corners. Slight foxing to all edges, text otherwise clean and in very good condition. (Item #3469)
Price: $40.00
Old Cook Books, an Illustrated History. Eric Quayle.
98.
How to Buy Rare Books, A Practical Guide to the Antiquarian Book Market.
Oxford: Phaidon, Christie's Ltd. 1985. Large square octavo, 159 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Part of "Christie's Collectors Guides" series, this guide provides historical context and offers practical advice to buyers of antiquarian books. Dust jacket, boards, and text in fine condition. (Item #3478)
Price: $30.00
99.
Kansas State University, Receipt Book and Household Manual.
Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University Library, 1968. Quarto, 230 pages. First edition. Bibliography of all the cookery books and household manuals held by Kansas State University Library in 1968. In cloth-backed purple wrappers with some creasing, and edgewear to the spine. (Item #3428)
Price: $45.00
Kansas State University, Receipt Book and Household Manual. G. A. Rudolph.
100.
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 #3400)
Price: $120.00
Gastgewerbliche Ausstellung Zuerich 1942. Zweitausend Jahre gastronomische Literatur. Harry Schraemli.

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