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365 Vegetable Dishes: a Vegetable Dish for every day in the year.
Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co. 1910. Small octavo, 205 pages. First edition. Illustrated with vignettes printed in orange. One of 365 Dishes series produced by Jacobs starting 1901, including 365 Breakfast Dishes, 365 Luncheon Dishes, 365 Dinner Dishes, 365 Foreign Dishes, 365 Tasty Dishes. The first two volumes in the series: Luncheon and Breakfast, issued in 1901 and 1902 respectively, credited the sources of the recipes, which included: Marion... (Item #5744)
Price: $35.00
365 Vegetable Dishes: a Vegetable Dish for every day in the year.
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A Book of Fruits & Flowers, 1653.
London: Prospect Books, 1984. Octavo, 12 page introduction, 48 page facsimile, plus 25 page glossary. First edition of this facsimile. A Book of Fruits & Flowers, first published in 1653 and reproduced from the copy at Brotherton Library of the University of Leeds, contains unusual illustrations (17th century cookery books rarely include illustrations aside from frontispieces), recipes for cookery, confectionary, preserves and medicines. C. Anne Wilson's introduction and glossary help... (Item #3142)
Price: $30.00
A Book of Fruits & Flowers, 1653.
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[Broadside] The "Perfection" Paper Bag, Wrapping Paper, and Twine Holder.
New York: F.H. Melville, Commission Merchant, circa 1883. Broadside, 29.8 x 21.5 cm. Illustrated advertisement for the "Perfection" paper bag, wrapping paper, and twine holder. Includes description, dimensions, and directions. Stamped with the name and location of "F.H. Melville, Commission Merchant" the purveyor of the holder. Fold creases and small spot of discoloration, otherwise fine condition. [OCLC locates no copies]. (Item #3285)
Price: $150.00
[Broadside] The "Perfection" Paper Bag, Wrapping Paper, and Twine Holder.
4.
Canoe and Camp Cookery: A Practical Cook Book for Canoeists, Corinthian Sailors and Outers. By "Seneca".
New York: Forest and Stream Publishing Co. 1885. Small octavo, vii, 96 pages. First edition. One small illustration of a canoeist's "grub box". Original recipes compiled with those collected from trappers, hunters, army and navy cooks all focused on successful outdoor cooking. In gold- and black-stamped gray cloth featuring an attractive illustration of outdoor cooking. Previous owners name to front fly; front hinge repaired. Some foxing. Near very good. Blind-stamp... (Item #4958)
Price: $150.00
Canoe and Camp Cookery: A Practical Cook Book for Canoeists, Corinthian Sailors and Outers. By "Seneca".
5.
Cassell's Book of the Household: A Work of Reference on Domestic Economy. Special Edition.
London, Paris & Melbourne: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1890. Four volumes. Royal octavos, iv, 380; iv, 380; iv, 380; iv, 380 pages. Index. Sixteen chromolithograph plates, one folding; numerous engravings in the text. A tipped-in printed slip in each volume states "This edition is specially prepared for subscription only, is not obtainable through the general Booksellers." Very light foxing throughout; otherwise near fine, in publisher's black- and gilt-decorated olive green cloth. (Item #5617)
Price: $200.00
6.
[Collection of Canning Pamphlets].
Various: 1915-1975. Pamphlets and booklets in a range of sizes, not exceeding 28 x 21.5 cm. A collection of thirty-two instructional pamphlets and ephemeral items on the topic of home-canning and commercially canned products issued primarily by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and companies whose products are used in the canning process. USDA publications represented include partial runs of Farmers’ Bulletin and Home and Garden Bulletin and those produced by... (Item #4681)
Price: $120.00
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Confectioner's Hand-Book.
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, [c.1881]. Octavo, 79+[16] pages. Ads. First edition. A small, but thorough, manual of sweets cookery, from blanc mange to sugar spinning. One closed tear and a few very small chips to the edges of the printed wrappers, otherwise fine. Scarce. [OCLC cites only two copies of this 1881 edition, and three of an early 20th century printing; Bitting page 535; not in Cagle]. (Item #2396)
Price: $450.00
Confectioner's Hand-Book.
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The Food Queston. Health and Economy.
Mountain View California: Pacific Press Publishing Association, 1925. Octavo, 112 pages. Second edition, somewhat expanded from the first edition of 1917. A layman's introduction to nutrition and dietary health, from the publishing house of the Seventh Day Adventists. With various charts, graphs and menus for specific ailments. Very good in publisher's illustrated, stapled wrappers. (Item #2983)
Price: $35.00
The Food Queston. Health and Economy.
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Gebrauchsgraphik : Sondernummer: Tabak und Likör.
Berlin: 1924. 31.3 x 23.5 cm, 80, [plates], [ads] pages. Text in German. The second issue of the pioneering German graphic design magazine, a special issue on tobacco and liquor advertising. Includes illustrations of hundreds of full-color labels plus plates with original labels pasted down. Some creasing and edge wear to wrappers, else very good. (Item #3617)
Price: $450.00
Gebrauchsgraphik : Sondernummer: Tabak und Likör.
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The Grocer’s Companion and Merchant’s Hand-Book : Containing a comprehensive account of the growth, manufacture and qualities of every article sold by grocers. Also tables of weights and measures, and information of a general nature of value to grocers and country merchants.
Boston: New England Grocer Officer/Benjamin Johnson, 1883. Octavo, 192 pages. First edition. “This work comprises, within itself, all the uses of a Cyclopeadia, a Manual and a Hand-book, all the necessary, well-ascertained and authenticated facts being condensed into the smallest space consistent with completeness and perspicuity.” Entries range from Acid Phospates to Yeast and a complete section on weights and measurements as pertains to the 19th century grocer. In brown... (Item #3623)
Price: $150.00
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Grosses Restaurations-Kochbuch. Ein Hand- u. Nachschlagebuch der modernen Restaurations-Küche hervorgegangen aus zwei Preisausschreiben des Internationalen Verbandes der Küche Sitz Frankfurt am Main.
Frankfurt: Fachschriften-Verlag des Internationalen Verbandes der Köche, [circa 1910]. Quarto, 650, [6] pages. Advertisements. Profusely illustrated. Second edition, enlarged and revised. A complete guide to restaurant management, from provisioning and menu pricing, to menu design, to classic German recipes. Over one hundred pages of color facsimiles of German restaurant menus. The menu examples cover many styles. A tiny bit of pulling at the front hinge, otherwise near fine. In publisher's... (Item #2676)
Price: $250.00
Grosses Restaurations-Kochbuch. Ein Hand- u. Nachschlagebuch der modernen Restaurations-Küche hervorgegangen aus zwei Preisausschreiben des Internationalen Verbandes der Küche Sitz Frankfurt am Main.
12.
Grosses Restaurations-Kochbuch. Ein Hand- u. Nachschlagebuch der modernen Restaurations-Küche hervorgegangen aus zwei Preisausschreiben des Internationalen Verbandes der Küche Sitz Frankfurt am Main.
Frankfurt: Fachschriften-Verlag des Internationalen Verbandes der Köche, [circa 1910]. Quarto, 650, [6] pages. Advertisements. Profusely illustrated. Second enlarged and revised edition. A complete guide to restaurant management, from provision and menu pricing, to menu design, to classic German recipes. With over one hundred pages of color facsimiles of menus of German restaurants of many styles. A tiny bit of pulling at the front hinge, otherwise near fine. In later full... (Item #5181)
Price: $200.00
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Here's How to Mix 'em; [300 Drinks and How to Mix 'em. Internationally Famous Drinks Collected from Authoritative Sources] [cover title].
Cincinnati, Ohio: Kaeser & Blair Inc. 1933. Small octavo (17 x 12 cm.) [8], 69, [2] pages. First edition. A scarce cocktail recipe book issued the year of Repeal. Evergreen cocktails, along with many now obscure, or at least, with obscure names. Recipes include Absinthe Cocktail, Amaranth Cocktail, Fedora, Punch a La Fork, etc. Each recipe indicates the appropriate glass to be used. Kaeser & Blair, the publisher, remains in... (Item #5557)
Price: $900.00
Here's How to Mix 'em; [300 Drinks and How to Mix 'em. Internationally Famous Drinks Collected from Authoritative Sources] [cover title].
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The Housekeepers' Friend. A Cook Book, Containing Plain Directions for all the Dishes Usually Placed on a Well Ordered American Table.
Buffalo, NY: Buffalo Publishing Company, 1890. Octavo, 351 pages + index. It remains unclear if this is the first edition of this work, or a later, much expanded issue of a book published in Buffalo in 1878, with the similar title, The Housekeepers' Friend, Containing Valuable Receipts. The earlier publication, significantly shorter at 96 pages, was credited to George L. Packer, Grocer, but does not reveal the publisher or printer... (Item #2776)
Price: $200.00
The Housekeepers' Friend. A Cook Book, Containing Plain Directions for all the Dishes Usually Placed on a Well Ordered American Table.
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Husbandry Moralized; or, Pleasant Sunday Reading For a Farmer's Kitchen. Part I.
Bath and London: Cheap Repository for Religious and Moral Tracts, 1795. Disbound pamphlet, 12 pages. 19 cm. Woodcut vignette. "The enormous popular success of Tom Paine's The Rights of Man (1792), which may have sold as many as 200,000 copies in its first year of publication, made Britain's conservatives and evangelicals aware that the spread of literacy in the working people, notably by Sunday schools (post 1790), was granting them... (Item #4793)
Price: $35.00
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“The Hygenia Tooth Pick” [Box]. Manufactured for R.L. Stratton & Co., Wholesale Grocers, Staunton, Va.
Staunton, Va: R.L. Stratton & Co. [Circa 1918]. 21 x 19.5 cm, flat box template. White board with blue, red, and gold ink. A box for “Hygeia” Brand toothpicks that boast “two flat polished points” and are “strictly high grade”. Slight rubbing and creasing, else good. (Item #3595)
Price: $20.00
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The Kitchen Directory and American Housewife : containing the most valuable and original receipts, in all the various branches of cookery : together with a collection of miscellaneous receipts and directions relative to housewifery : also the whole art of carving, illustrated by sixteen engravings.
New York: Published by Mark H. Newman & Co., No. 199 Broadway; J.D. Bedford Print, 138 Fulton St. 1841. Octavo (19 x 12 cm.), [4], [1-4], 5-144 pages. Illustrated with a two-page plate of market cuts of beef, venison, mutton, veal, and pork, and with sixteen additional illustrations in the text, in the final section, "The Art of Carving". Published also under the titles: The American Housewife; and The American... (Item #5633)
Price: $900.00
The Kitchen Directory and American Housewife : containing the most valuable and original receipts, in all the various branches of cookery : together with a collection of miscellaneous receipts and directions relative to housewifery : also the whole art of carving, illustrated by sixteen engravings.
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The Ladies’ Indispensable Companion and Housekeepers’ Guide: embracing rules of etiquette, rules for the formation of good habits, and a great variety of medical recipes, to which is added one of the best systems of cookery ever published ...
New York/Indianapolis: H. Dayton, 36 Howard Street/Dayton & Asher, 1859. Octavo, vii, 10-66, [3], iv-vii, [2], 77-136] pages. The third edition, the first issue with this title, and the first combined with the second section with a separate title page: Ladies' domestic economy and housekeepers' guide: containing a selection of valuable family recipes ... by an Experienced cook, (p. [67]-136). The first section was originally issued in 1851 as, Ladies'... (Item #5289)
Price: $450.00
The Ladies’ Indispensable Companion and Housekeepers’ Guide: embracing rules of etiquette, rules for the formation of good habits, and a great variety of medical recipes, to which is added one of the best systems of cookery ever published ...
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London Mercantile Price-Current, No. 735. West India and Spanish Main Produce.
London: N.S. Price, 1826. Quarter-fold circular, 31.75 x 25 cm. Paginated 268-272. A single issue of this necessary economic periodical itemizing London's imports and exports. Import information includes tables featuring a list of produce (divided regionally), with prices, customs duty and drawback. Additional information regarding stocks, exchanges, and public sales included. Regions highlighted are West-Indies, East-India, continental northern Europe, Mediterranean Europe, North American, South American, Baltic. Includes an inclusive of... (Item #3266)
Price: $150.00
London Mercantile Price-Current, No. 735. West India and Spanish Main Produce.
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The Memorial Cook Book, Comprising Tested Receipts by the Ladies of Rockland, Mass.
Rockland, MA: Osborne & Barry, Steam Printers, 1888. Small octavo, 111 pages. First edition. Community cookbook with all recipes attributed. In maroon textured wrappers with gilt titles. Minute edgewear and crease to rear wrapper, otherwise fine. [OCLC locates two copies, at Harvard and Old Colony Library Network in MA; not in Bitting or Cagle]. (Item #4045)
Price: $200.00
The Memorial Cook Book, Comprising Tested Receipts by the Ladies of Rockland, Mass.
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The Modern Cook Book and Medical Guide.
[New York]: F. M. Lupton, Publisher, 1889. The Leisure Hour Library, Vol. III, no 230. Small octavo in wrappers, 128 pages. About equal parts cookbook and household medical guide. recipes are short, and in narrative form, and the book lacks introduction or other parts that might provide more context. Internally a bit age-toned, stapled, in printed wrappers, with some edgewear and staining, but near very good. Scarce. [Worldcat locates only... (Item #2944)
Price: $120.00
The Modern Cook Book and Medical Guide.
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The Needham Cook Book. compiled and edited by a committee from the Evangelical Congregational Church, Needham, Mass.
Boston: Colonial Co. Printers, 1903. Octavo, [21], 26-182, [14] pages. Ads. First edition. A church cookbook, with attributed recipes, local ads throughout, and photographic illustrations of Needham landmarks. Blank pages for recipes to be added have been used, with manuscript recipes of early owners and newspaper clippings pasted-in. Hinges shaken, some light soiling. Moderate edgwear to the black-printed white oil cloth binding. Good or better. [OCLC locates three copies; Cook... (Item #4014)
Price: $100.00
The Needham Cook Book. compiled and edited by a committee from the Evangelical Congregational Church, Needham, Mass.
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The New Family Receipt Book containing eight hundred truly valuable receipts in various branches of domestic economy ... A new edition, corrected.
New Haven: Published by Howe & Spalding, and Samuel Wadsworth; A.H. Maltby & Co., Printers, 1819. Duodecimo, xxi, [37]-429, [6] pages. Index. Publisher's advertisements. Second American edition. Originally published London, 1810, and in Philadelphia, 1818 (see Cagle 567). Also see Cagle 566 for a lengthy description of the possible attribution of this work to Mrs. Rundell. We side with Cagle on this and find the attribution unlikely. A stated compilation... (Item #5715)
Price: $500.00
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Nouveau manuel complet du Limonadier, Glacier, Cafetier et de l'Amateur de Thés et de Cafés - nouvelle édition entrièrement refondue par N. Chryssochoïdès
Paris: Encyclopédie Roret, 1901. Small duodecimo, vi, 352 pages. Ads. Illustrated with seventy-six figures in the text. Later edition. A complete manual for the café or other business selling lemonades, coffee, tea, ices and ice creams, and other refreshing diversions. In original publisher’s illustrated wrappers, with some wear to the spine, otherwise generally very good. In attractive, custom clamshell box. (Item #4771)
Price: $200.00
Nouveau manuel complet du Limonadier, Glacier, Cafetier et de l'Amateur de Thés et de Cafés - nouvelle édition entrièrement refondue par N. Chryssochoïdès
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[Original Advertising Art for Date Package].
N.d. Gouache on board, 17.5 x 24.5 cm. A lovely illustration of a date tree featuring pasted down registration marks. Pencil marks and some staining to reverse; some edgewear including pinholes, otherwise very good. (Item #3702)
Price: $150.00


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