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Que'est-de Que le Vin de Porto? Porto 1950.
Porto: Instituto Do Vinho do Porto, 1950. Octavo, 68 pages. Illustrated. Text in French. Second, revised edition. An introduction to Port and to the region for which it is named. Very good in publisher's printed wrappers. With the bookplate of the prolific Danish wine and travel writer, Henning O'Strit. (Item #4576)
Price: $90.00
Que'est-de Que le Vin de Porto? Porto 1950. Carlos Villa-Lobos Machado.
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Meine Kunst in Kuche und Restaurant. Erfahrungen und kulinarische Anschauungen eines internationalen Kochs. Mit uberr hundert eigenen Rezepten.
Munchen: Selbstverlag/Suddeutschen Verlag, 1952. Octavo, 478 pages. First edition. Walterspiel was a prominent German chef, restaurateur and hotelier. After operating a string of other restaurants and hotels throughout northern Europe, Alfred, with his brother Otto, opened purchased the Hotel Four Seasons in Munich, and opened the Restaurant Walterspiel. The restaurant was open throughout World War II, but was bombed and burnt to the ground in 1944. They reopened the hotel... (Item #4825)
Price: $200.00
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The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs.
New York/London: W.W. Norton, 2006. Octavo, 390 pages. First American edition. As far as we are able to determine, the first novel with a restaurant inspector as protagonist. A fine copy, signed by the author. (Item #1669)
Price: $90.00
The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs. Irvine Welsh.
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Aunt Hope's Kitchen Stove & The Girls Around It.
Cincinnati: Stewart & Kidd Company, 1912. Octavo (20 x 14 cm.), 325 pages. Cover design by Dixie Selden. Stated second impression. A work of instructional fiction with a religious bent. "Dedicated to many, many girls who carried live coals from the old kitchen stoves to their own hearth-stones." Some light spotting to interior and to text block edges. In publisher's decorated trade binding, printed in black and red on tan... (Item #6573)
Price: $50.00
Aunt Hope's Kitchen Stove & The Girls Around It. Lillian Clarkson West.
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Handlist of Italian Cookery Books.
Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, Editore, 1963. Large octavo, xxiv, 273 pages. First edition. Includes works printed 1465 to 1860, with bibliographic descriptions and notes on the authors and the works. Personally, this is an example of what a culinary bibliography should be. Technically accurate, but still a joy to read. Pages uncut, slightest bit of wear to the printed wrappers, otherwise a fine copy. (Item #2819)
Price: $90.00
Handlist of Italian Cookery Books. Lord Westbury.
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Handlist of Italian Cookery Books.
Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, Editore, 1963. Large octavo, xxiv, 273 pages. First edition. Includes works printed 1465 to 1860, with bibliographic descriptions and notes on the authors and the works. Personally, this is an example of what a culinary bibliography should be. Technically accurate, but still a joy to read. Slight crease to spine of black-and red-printed wrappers, otherwise fine. (Item #5807)
Price: $90.00
Handlist of Italian Cookery Books. Lord Westbury.
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La Varenne's Paris Kitchen.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1981. Octavo, 256 pages. With photographs by James Scherer. L'Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne was founded in Paris in 1975 by British-American food writer and cooking teacher Anne Willan and was one of the first professional cooking schools in France to offer simultaneous instruction in French & English, and accredited, professional culinary degrees. Paris Kitchen is a selection of specialties by each of... (Item #3129)
Price: $15.00
La Varenne's Paris Kitchen. Anne Willan.
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The Domestic Encyclopaedia, or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge : comprehending a concise view of the latest discoveries, inventions, and improvements, chiefly applicable to rural and domestic economy ; together with descriptions of the most interesting objects of nature and art ; the history of men and animals, in a state of health or disease ; and practical hints respecting the arts and manufactures, both familiar and commercial ; illustrated with numerous engravings and cuts
London: Printed for Murray and Highley ... Vernor and Hood ... G. Kearsley ... H.D. Symonds and Thomas Hurst ... and the author, 1802. Four volumes. Octavos, xvi, [2], 528; xiii, 512; xii, 512; xiii, 492 pages. 28 plates (complete), one hand-colored, plus illustrations in the text. First edition, of the first domestic encyclopedia in the English language, an encyclopedia aimed at the rural household, with emphasis on agriculture and... (Item #4050)
Price: $1,000.00
The Domestic Encyclopaedia, or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge : comprehending a concise view of the latest discoveries, inventions, and improvements, chiefly applicable to rural and domestic economy ; together with descriptions of the most interesting objects of nature and art ; the history of men and animals, in a state of health or disease ; and practical hints respecting the arts and manufactures, both familiar and commercial ; illustrated with numerous engravings and cuts. A. F. M. Willich, Anthony Florian Madinger.
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Nouveau Manuel du Confiseur Chimiste, contetant: ce qu'il est essential de savoir pour faire les confitures, compotes, dragées, pates, sirops, etc.
Paris: Au Depot des Nouveaux Manuels, 1837. 16mo, 272, [3], 17, 34 pages. Ads. Index. First edition. Illustrated frontispiece depicting a cook hard at work over candy bowl, fruit and bottles in the background, and a woman in the front of shop pointing out the goods to an unseen customer. The front wrapper includes the date "1838" and Vicaire cites only an 1838 edition published by M. Poussin. Some general... (Item #4803)
Price: $900.00
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Procession of Victuallers.
Philadelphia: Published by Joseph Yeager; printed by Charles Woodward, [circa 1821]. Engraving, etching and aquatint with hand-coloring and mezzotint on buff wove paper (plate: 50.5 x 66 cm.; image: 42.5 x 59 cm.). Second state, in which it is added that the view was “taken from M. Carey & Sons Book Store. S.E. corner of 4th and Chestnut Sts”. There is no known extant copy of the first state, but... (Item #5065)
Price: $5,000.00
Procession of Victuallers. Joseph Yeager, after John Lewis Krimmel, American (born Germany.

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