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26.
One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink, From the Distinguished Collection on Gastronomy of Marcus Crahan.
Berkeley: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1979. Quarto, 84 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Catalogue of exhibition of important gastronomic works with over 115 titles with annotations. From the collection of Marcus Crahan. With an introduction by the collector. In wrappers with minor crease to spine, else near fine throughout. (Item #3457)
Price: $25.00
One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink, From the Distinguished Collection on Gastronomy of Marcus Crahan. Marcus Crahan.
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Four Hundred Years of English Diet & Cookery: A Selection of Books Printed Between 1541 & 1939 from the Collection of Dr. & Mrs. John C. Craig.
Berkeley: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1987. Octavo, 71 pages. Illustrated throughout with facsimiles. First edition. Exhibition catalogue, featuring bibliographic entries for one hundred British diet and cookery titles compiled by the collectors and cookery booksellers John and Elaine Craig. In printed beige wrappers with one corner of rear panel creased, otherwise fine. (Item #3420)
Price: $40.00
Four Hundred Years of English Diet & Cookery: A Selection of Books Printed Between 1541 & 1939 from the Collection of Dr. & Mrs. John C. Craig. Craig Dr., Mrs. John C., Elaine.
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Zuni Breadstuff.
New York: Museum of the American Indian, 1920. Indian Notes & Monographs Vol. VIII. Small thin octavo, 673 pages. First edition in book form of this important survey of the food traditions of the Zuni tribes. 'Feeding America' calls it one of the most "thorough and comprehensive" examinations of Native American foodways. The author "lived as an adopted member of the Zuni tribe from 1879 to 1884. During this time... (Item #2228)
Price: $350.00
Zuni Breadstuff. Frank Hamilton Cushing.
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Bookbinding, Its Background and Technique: Two Volumes Bound as One.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc. 1980. Octavo, 406 pages plus 96 plates. Unabridged and corrected republication of original 1946 edition, published in two volumes. Extensive text on history and technique of bookbinding. In wrappers with some creases and edge-wear. Text has some foxing to edges, else in very good condition. (Item #3475)
Price: $20.00
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The Closet of the Eminently Learned Sir Kenelme Digbie Kt. Opened: Whereby is Discovered Several Ways for making of Metheglin, Sider, Cherry-Wine, &c. Together with Excellent Directions for Cookery : As Also for Preserving, Conserving, Candying, &c.
London: Mallinckrodt, 1967. Octavo, 312 pages . Facsimile of 1669 edition; volume VI in Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics. Early English cook book with information on foods and methods of preparation. Wrappers with some rubbing. Lacking slipcase. A near very good copy. (Item #3526)
Price: $20.00
The Closet of the Eminently Learned Sir Kenelme Digbie Kt. Opened: Whereby is Discovered Several Ways for making of Metheglin, Sider, Cherry-Wine, &c. Together with Excellent Directions for Cookery : As Also for Preserving, Conserving, Candying, &c. Kenelme Digbie.
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A Bibliography of Cookery Books Published in Britain, 1875-1914.
London and New York: Prospect Books in association with Mansell Publishing, 1989. Large octavo, 748 pages. First edition. Food historian Elizabeth Driver records over 1200 volumes in this important Gastronomy bibliography. Includes more detailed descriptive information about each book than is usually found. Indispensable for the period it covers. In very fine blue dust jacket in like publisher's boards with crisp clean text. (Item #3403)
Price: $60.00
A Bibliography of Cookery Books Published in Britain, 1875-1914. Elizabeth Driver.
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A Bibliography of Cookery Books Published in Britain, 1875-1914.
London and New York: Prospect Books in association with Mansell Publishing, 1989. Large octavo, 748 pages. First edition. Food historian Elizabeth Driver records over 1200 volumes in this important Gastronomy bibliography. Includes more detailed descriptive information about each book than is usually found. Indispensable for the period it covers. In very fine blue dust jacket in like publisher's boards with crisp clean text. Bookseller's ticket to rear paste down. (Item #3404)
Price: $60.00
A Bibliography of Cookery Books Published in Britain, 1875-1914. Elizabeth Driver.
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Gastronomical and Culinary Literature: A Survey and Analysis of Historically-Oriented Collections in the U.S.A.
Metuchen, NJ and London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. 1979. Octavo, 125 pages. First edition. A study, conducted between 1975-76, that surveys, identifies, and analyzes important U.S. collections of printed materials on the culinary arts. In teal boards with minor bumping, otherwise fine throughout. (Item #3462)
Price: $20.00
Gastronomical and Culinary Literature: A Survey and Analysis of Historically-Oriented Collections in the U.S.A. Barbara L. Feret.
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Gastronomical and Culinary Literature: A Survey and Analysis of Historically-Oriented Collections in the U.S.A.
Metuchen, NJ and London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. 1979. Octavo, 125 pages. First edition. A study, conducted between 1975-76, that surveys, identifies, and analyzes important U.S. collections of printed materials on the culinary arts. In teal boards with slight foxing to front cover and minor bumping to spine, otherwise fine throughout. (Item #3463)
Price: $20.00
Gastronomical and Culinary Literature: A Survey and Analysis of Historically-Oriented Collections in the U.S.A. Barbara L. Feret.
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Gastronomical and Culinary Literature: A Survey and Analysis of Historically-Oriented Collections in the U.S.A.
Metuchen, NJ and London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. 1979. Octavo, 125 pages. First edition. A study, conducted between 1975-76, that surveys, identifies, and analyzes important U.S. collections of printed materials on the culinary arts. In teal boards, very fine throughout. (Item #3464)
Price: $20.00
Gastronomical and Culinary Literature: A Survey and Analysis of Historically-Oriented Collections in the U.S.A. Barbara L. Feret.
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Cooks Books: A Special Collection
New York: Hofstra University Library, 1976. Octavo, unpaginated [22 pages]. Illustrated with facsimiles throughout. Exhibit catalogue with bibliographic entries for 159 cookery books drawn from the collection of Lucille Fillin. Text in very fine condition. In beige wrappers, with some slight wear. Includes the Fillin's bookplate. (Item #3421)
Price: $20.00
Cooks Books: A Special Collection. Lucille Fillin, Hofstra Library Associates.
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Wine into Words : A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language.
Baltimore: Bacchus Press Ltd. 1985. Quarto, xiii + 403 pages. First edition. A history, including wine facts that span centuries, and wine bibliography with other 3000 titles that includes biographical sketches of prominent wine writers. In dust jacket with some edge wear, chipping, and rubbing. Boards in fine condition, with like text. (Item #3539)
Price: $30.00
Wine into Words : A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language. James M. Gabler.
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Wine into Words : A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language.
Baltimore: Bacchus Press Ltd. 1985. Quarto, xiii + 403 pages. First edition. With a foreward by Maynard Amerine. A history, including wine facts that span centuries, and wine bibliography with other 3000 titles that includes biographical sketches of prominent wine writers. Fine in tan cloth. In near very good dust jacket with some minor edge wear. (Item #3540)
Price: $20.00
Wine into Words : A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language. James M. Gabler.
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Wassail! Or Mazers of Mead. An Account of Mead Methgelin, Sack and Other Ancient Liquors, and of the Mazer Cups out of which they were drunk.
London: Phillimore & Co. Ltd. 1948. Octavo, 176 pages. Illustrated. First edition. As the title says. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. (Item #1676)
Price: $90.00
Wassail! Or Mazers of Mead. An Account of Mead Methgelin, Sack and Other Ancient Liquors, and of the Mazer Cups out of which they were drunk. G. R. Gayre.
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L'ancienne Alsace à Table, étude historique et archaeologique sur l'alimentation, les moeurs et les usages épulaires de l'ancienne province d'Alsace.
Paris: Berger-Levrault et Cie. 1877. Large octavo, vi, 362 pages. Second edition of this remarkable historical and archaeological study on food in Alsace. The original 1862 edition published in Colmar by Decker is very rare. Oberlé states "this new edition is the most sought after" (Oberlé 516). A bit of dog earing to a few pages, and some light foxing, otherwise very good, in original publisher's printed wrappers, with edgewear... (Item #4738)
Price: $500.00
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Une Affaire de Goût, A Selection of Cookbooks: 1475 to 1873: From the Library of Dr. and Mrs. John Talbot Gernon.
The Lilly Library, Indiana University, 1983. Quarto, 111 pages. First edition. With introduction by William R. Cagle. Gastronomic exhibition catalogue of the Gernon's collection that contains European titles dating from the 15th to 19th centuries. In wrappers with minor rubbing and slight discoloration to edge, else near fine condition. (Item #3544)
Price: $20.00
Une Affaire de Goût, A Selection of Cookbooks: 1475 to 1873: From the Library of Dr. and Mrs. John Talbot Gernon. Dr. & Mrs. John Talbot Gernon, Pegram Harrison.
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Une Affaire de Goût, A Selection of Cookbooks: 1475 to 1873: From the Library of Dr. and Mrs. John Talbot Gernon.
The Lilly Library, Indiana University, 1983. Quarto, 111 pages. First edition. With introduction by William R. Cagle. Gastronomic exhibition catalogue of the Gernon's collection that contains European titles dating from the 15th to 19th centuries. In wrappers with minor rubbing and slight discoloration to edge, else near fine condition. (Item #5028)
Price: $20.00
Une Affaire de Goût, A Selection of Cookbooks: 1475 to 1873: From the Library of Dr. and Mrs. John Talbot Gernon. Dr. & Mrs. John Talbot Gernon, Pegram Harrison.
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California in the Kitchen. An Essay upon, and a check-list of, California Imprints in the Field of Gastronomy from 1870(?)-1932.
[Berkeley, CA]: Privately printed [lithographed by David Brothers], 1960. Octavo, ix, 43 pages. 3 additional pages of facsimiles. Bibliography and index. First edition. One of 500 copies. A necessary starting point for any collector of California cookbooks – a union listing of three hundred fifty-nine items published in California from Bartholomew White's Book of Domestic Recipes (Napa City, 1866) through 1930. Blue cloth, as issued. Fine. (Item #4380)
Price: $85.00
44.
California in the Kitchen. An Essay upon, and a check-list of, California Imprints in the Field of Gastronomy from 1870(?)-1932.
[Berkeley, CA]: Privately printed [lithographed by David Brothers], 1960. Octavo, ix, 43 pages. 3 additional pages of facsimiles. Bibliography and index. First edition. One of 500 copies. A necessary starting point for any collector of California cookbooks – a union listing of three hundred fifty-nine items published in California from Bartholomew White's Book of Domestic Recipes (Napa City, 1866) through 1930. Blue cloth, as issued. Fine. (Item #4382)
Price: $85.00
45.
Early American Wooden Ware and Other Kitchen Utensils.
Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Co., Inc, 1962. Octavo, 243 pages. Later printing. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. First authoritative reference book on the various types of early American wooden ware and kitchen utensils. From cheese drainers and well buckets to oyster kegs and sausage guns, Gould clearly defines each tool and places it within its historical context. In dust jacket with slight tear, otherwise very good. (Item #3136)
Price: $40.00
Early American Wooden Ware and Other Kitchen Utensils. Mary Earle Gould.
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Early American Wooden Ware and Other Kitchen Utensils.
Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Co., Inc, 1962. Octavo, 243 pages. Later printing. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. First authoritative reference book on the various types of early American wooden ware and kitchen utensils. From cheese drainers and well buckets to oyster kegs and sausage guns, Gould clearly defines each tool and places it within its historical context. Small ownership stamp to half-title. In dust jacket with slight... (Item #5861)
Price: $40.00
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Mrs Groundes-Peace's Old Cookery Notebook.
London: The International Wine and Food Publishing Company, Rainbird Reference Books, 1971. Octavo, 127 pages. First edition. Illustrated with engravings throughout. This book was edited by Robin Howe after the untimely death of food researcher Zara Groundes-Peace. It includes British "old cookery lore, household recipes, advice on the choice of kitchen implements, and on dining etiquette". Rust-colored cloth, with illustrated dust jacket in attached mylar protector. Corner of jacket is... (Item #3394)
Price: $25.00
Mrs Groundes-Peace's Old Cookery Notebook. Zara Groundes-Peace.
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Mrs Groundes-Peace's Old Cookery Notebook.
London: The Cookery Book Club, Rainbird Reference Books, 1971. Octavo, 127 pages. Book club printing. Illustrated with engravings throughout. This book was edited by Robin Howe after the untimely death of food researcher Zara Groundes-Peace. It includes British "old cookery lore, household recipes, advice on the choice of kitchen implements, and on dining etiquette". Rust colored cloth, with illustrated dust jacket. near very good. (Item #3433)
Price: $30.00
Mrs Groundes-Peace's Old Cookery Notebook. Zara Groundes-Peace.
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Mrs. Groundes-Peace's Old Cookery Notebook.
London: The International Wine and Food Publishing Company/David & Charles, 1971. Octavo, 127 pages. First edition. Illustrated with engravings throughout. This book was edited by Robin Howe after the untimely death of food researcher Zara Groundes-Peace. It includes British "old cookery lore, household recipes, advice on the choice of kitchen implements, and on dining etiquette". Rust colored cloth, with illustrated dust jacket in attached mylar protector (all copies we have... (Item #3432)
Price: $35.00
Mrs. Groundes-Peace's Old Cookery Notebook. Zara Groundes-Peace.
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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. 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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