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S.S. City of Lisbon, Air Conditioning of Main Dining Saloon. Installed by Bailey Refrigeration Company, Inc, 340 Hamilton Ave. Brooklyn. Tel: Main 5-6866.
Brooklyn, NY: Bailey Refrigeration Company, Inc. 1947. Ring bound cardstock. Title page, plus 5 original photographs, laid down on card stock, and hand colored cover photo illustration. Depicts the main dining room and related equipment room for the air conditioning apparatus. Presumably made in a very small number as a promotional piece for the firm. Leaves are pulling away from the rings at the wholes (not affecting the photographs, except... (Item #3122)
Price: $250.00
S.S. City of Lisbon, Air Conditioning of Main Dining Saloon. Installed by Bailey Refrigeration Company, Inc, 340 Hamilton Ave. Brooklyn. Tel: Main 5-6866. Inc Bailey Refrigeration Company.
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The Berry-pickers, Operetta in two acts for young people. Illustrative of incidents in country life. Written by W.H. Putnam; composed by E.H. Bailey.
Boston: White, Smith & Co. 1883. Quarto in wrappers (26 x 18 cm.), 104 pages. FIRST & ONLY EDITION of this vocal score with piano accompaniment. An ad appearing in the March 1884 issue of the publisher’s Folio Magazine described The Berry-Pickers as a “new and original operetta in two art--, adapted to the use of young people, and designed to illustrate scenes in country life” (page 142). A later... (Item #6720)
Price: $90.00
The Berry-pickers, Operetta in two acts for young people. Illustrative of incidents in country life. Written by W.H. Putnam; composed by E.H. Bailey. E. H. Bailey, W. H. Putnam.
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The South American Gentleman's Companion [two volumes] An Exotic Cookery Book [with] An Exotic Drinking Book.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1951. Two volumes. Octavos, 224 & 225 pages. First trade edition. One of the great world traveling culinary writers. This separate, two volume, collection of culinary and cocktail recipes, this time focused on South America. Baker's writings on exotic cocktails recipes are second to none. Lacking the slipcase, some light sunning to spines of blue cloth, otherwise very good. With the bookplate of famed hotelier Ferdinand Sperl. (Item #4873)
Price: $120.00
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Potable Water and Methods of Detecting Impurities.
New York: Van Nostrand Company, 1899. Duodecimo, 97 pages + 9 ads. First edition. A small text book on how to obtain and test potable water. Fine in publisher's printed green cloth. Scarce. (Item #1921)
Price: $100.00
Potable Water and Methods of Detecting Impurities. M. N. Baker.
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Cocoa and Chocolate: A short history of their production and use. New edition.
Dorchester; Boston, Mass. Walter Baker & Co. Limited; The Barta Press, 1899. Royal octavo (24 x 18 cm.), 72 pages. Illustrated. Stated "new edition". An overview of the process of cocoa production, and of the history and development of Walter Baker & Co., at the time the oldest and largest chocolate manufactory in North America. Some light soil, and a small dampstain to the rear panel of the chromolithograph wrappers... (Item #4981)
Price: $90.00
Cocoa and Chocolate: A short history of their production and use. New edition. Walter Baker.
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Choosing: Green Beans.
Milan: Edizioni Toselli, 1972. Octavo, unpaginated [28] pages. First Edition, limited to 1500 copies. Illustrated with offset lithography on paper. Text in Italian and English. In this, Baldessari's second artists' book, the text is comprised of a description/set of instructions for a game of choosing (in this case green beans). This is accompanied by nine photographs in which an anonymous finger points to one of three green beans. Stiff white... (Item #3337)
Price: $2,200.00
Choosing: Green Beans. John Baldessari.
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Yours in Food, John Baldessari
New York: A Blind Spot Book/Princeton Architectural Press, 2004. Large octavo, 139 pages. First edition. A founding member of the conceptual art movement, Baldessari serves up nuanced look at Americans breaking bread, accompanied by meditations on eating specially commissioned from contemporary writers and cultural critics such as Paul Auster, David Byrne, Dave Eggers, Francine Prose, Tim Griffin and more. A visual and intellectual feast. Text is very fine in very... (Item #3241)
Price: $60.00
Yours in Food, John Baldessari. John Baldessari.
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Die Neue Ernahrung, in Anleitung und Rezpten.
Stuttgart: K. Thienemanns, [1933]. Octavo, 78 pages. First edition. Text in German. Lower corner of textblock bumped, otherwise very good in black and red printed pictorial wrappers. (Item #2765)
Price: $50.00
Die Neue Ernahrung, in Anleitung und Rezpten. Dr. med. H. Balzli.
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The Cash Grocer : Issued Weekly by Barber & Perkins, Wholesale Cash Grocers, Philadelphia, PA. Vol. 2, Issue No. 14, Philadelphia, April 6, 1896.
Philadelphia: Barber & Perkins, 1896. 30 x 23.5 cm, 14 pages. Illustrated advertisements throughout. Circular including price list and “Special Mention Columns”, a narrative column indicating freshest products and values. In blue printed wrappers creased from folding, slight chipping, some discoloration to cover, and slight foxing to edges, otherwise very good. (Item #3642)
Price: $60.00
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Cookbooks Worth Collecting.
Radnor, PA: Wallace-Homestead Book Company, 1994. Octavo, 232 pages. First edition. Illustrated with more than 100 black and white photographs. Over 1000 bibliographic entries of collectible cookbooks with history and lore and relative values. Fine in illustrated wrappers. (Item #3492)
Price: $10.00
Cookbooks Worth Collecting. Mary Barile.
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Ice Formation, with Special Reference to Anchor-Ice and Frazil.
New York/London: John Wiley & Sons/Chapman & Hall, Limited, 1906. Large octavo, 260 pages + 19 ads. Illustrated and with a folding chart. First edition, first thousand. A scientific survey of ice, its structure and formation, with special focus on the ice of northern rivers. In publisher's blue cloth. Very good. (Item #2667)
Price: $120.00
Ice Formation, with Special Reference to Anchor-Ice and Frazil. Howard T. Barnes.
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Eggs, Facts and Fancies about them. Compiled by...
Boston: D. Lathrop Company, 1890. Squarish-octavo, 159 pages. All edges gilt. First edition. Eggs in literature, lore, history and recipes. Blue cloth binding decorated in dark blue and gilt. Some soiling to front panel of cloth, otherwise very good. (Item #5041)
Price: $50.00
Eggs, Facts and Fancies about them. Compiled by. Anna Barrows.
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[Broadside] Eaton's Green Pea & Bean Sheller!
Circa 1880s. Broadside, 47.6 x 17.7 cm. Illustrated advertisement, printed on beautiful purple paper, for Eaton's Green Pea and Bean Sheller machine. Includes nine lengthy testimonials, directions, and a list of merchants from Maine to New York. Patented in 1880 by L. Eaton in Worcester, MA and manufactured by L.W. Farmer in Boston. Some edgewear, otherwise very fine condition. (Item #3294)
Price: $90.00
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The Fruit Garden; A Treatise. Intended to Explain and Illustrate the Physiology of Fruit Trees, the Theory and Practice of all Operations, Connected the the Propagation, Transplanting, Pruning and Training of Orhard and Garden Trees, a Standards, Dwarfs, Pyramids, Espaliers, etc.
Rochester, N.Y. By the author, 1863. Octavo, 398 pages. Illustrated. The author was the owner of the Mount Hope Nurseries in Rochester, NY. One of the classic manuals of fruit tree propagation in the 19th century. A bit of soiling to endpapers, otherwise a very good copy, in near fine, blind stamped and gilt-titled green cloth. (Item #2083)
Price: $200.00
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The "Queen" Cookery Books, No. 8: Breakfast And Lunch Dishes. Second Edition.
London: Horace Cox, 1904. Octavo, 119 pages + ads. Second edition. Recipes drawn from the pages of the 'Queen', with a few new recipes added. The author makes a point to thank Mrs. A.B. Marshall for her assistance with this book. Includes sections on breakfast, eggs, fish, hot dishes, cold dishes, curries and pilafs, and luncheon. Recipes include 'Apums', 'Fadge', and 'Baps'. Previous owner's pencil name to half-title, and the... (Item #2793)
Price: $50.00
The "Queen" Cookery Books, No. 8: Breakfast And Lunch Dishes. Second Edition. S. Beaty-Pownall.
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The Art of French Cookery.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1824. Octavo, xv, 380 pages. First English edition of this important cookbook by "one of the most famous early nineteenth century Paris restaurateurs. ...Beauvilliers stands as the first and most easily recognized example of a restaurateur as a democratization of what had once been an aristocratic privilege." (Spang, The Invention of the Restaurant). André Simon called this book, "at the time of... (Item #3114)
Price: $1,000.00
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Nuevo Cocinero Americano en forma de diccionario que contiene todos los procedimientos empleados en la alta, mediana y pequeña cocina... Encontrándose en él todos los artículos importantes de las obras de esta clase que se han publicado en castellano, y otros nuevos, relativos tanto á la cocina mexicana, como a la francesa, tomados estos últimos del cocinero real.
Paris/Mexico: Libreria de Ch. Bouret, 1878. Thick octavo (24.5 x 16 cm.), 966, v pages. Illustrated with five plates, frontispiece and illustrated title. Later printing; the was first issued in 1845 under the title Diccionario de Cocina. In these later edition, the book credits a number of French chefs including Beauvilliers, Careme, and Burnet. In original blind and gilt-stamped black morocco. All edges marbled. Small chip to head of spine... (Item #4923)
Price: $900.00
Nuevo Cocinero Americano en forma de diccionario que contiene todos los procedimientos empleados en la alta, mediana y pequeña cocina... Encontrándose en él todos los artículos importantes de las obras de esta clase que se han publicado en castellano, y otros nuevos, relativos tanto á la cocina mexicana, como a la francesa, tomados estos últimos del cocinero real. A. B. Beauvilliers, M A. Carême, Monsieur Burnet.
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Anonyme Skulpturen: Formvergleiche industrieller Bauten: Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 24. Jan.-9. März 1969.
Düsseldorf: Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 1969. Square octavo in wrappers (20 x 20 cm.) 36 pages. Illustrated. Bibliographical references. FIRST EDITION. An exhibition catalogue, published prior to the publication of the first full-length book of their work. The exhibition included some of the most famous work by the conceptual artists, photographers, and members of the New Topographics movement, Bernhard and Hilla Becher. Slight crease to illustrated wrapper, otherwise fine. (Item #6750)
Price: $90.00
Anonyme Skulpturen: Formvergleiche industrieller Bauten: Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 24. Jan.-9. März 1969. Bernhard Becher, Hilla, Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Bernd.
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Bee Venom Therapy. Bee Venom, Its Nature, and Its Effect on Arthritic and Rheumatoid Conditions.
Osage, Iowa: L.A. Doyle, 1981. Octavo, 238 pages Facsimile of the original 1935 edition, with the addition of a new foreword by Charles Mraz, owner of Champlain Valley Apiaries, world-renowned beekeeper, and founding member of the American Apitherapy Society. Fine in publisher's blue cloth. No dust jacket, as issued. Inscribed by the author to New England beekeeper William Petch, and with a typed letter, signed laid-in. (Item #2462)
Price: $200.00
Bee Venom Therapy. Bee Venom, Its Nature, and Its Effect on Arthritic and Rheumatoid Conditions. Bodog F. Beck.
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Two "Loaf Givers", Or A Tour through the Gastronomic Libraries of Katherine Golden Bitting and Elizabeth Robins Pennell.
Washington: Library of Congress, 1984. Square octavo, 223 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Narrative tour through two important gastronomic collections at the Library of Congress. In illustrated terra cotta boards with minor bumping to spine. Very good. (Item #3467)
Price: $35.00
Two "Loaf Givers", Or A Tour through the Gastronomic Libraries of Katherine Golden Bitting and Elizabeth Robins Pennell. Leonard N. Beck.
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Miss Beecher's Domestic Receipt-Book; Designed as a Supplement to the Treatise on Domestic Economy. Third edition.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1856. Octavo, xiii + 306 +24 pages additional preface and index. Woodcut illustrations throughout. Stated third edition, but Cagle describes this as the first edition, 11th printing. This recipe book was a supplement to A Treatise on Domestic Economy, by the great educator and domestic reformer Catherine Beecher. Lacking the final blank, and with a bit of light wear to the publisher's gray-green cloth binding, otherwise very good. [Cagle 76]. (Item #1992)
Price: $250.00
Miss Beecher's Domestic Receipt-Book; Designed as a Supplement to the Treatise on Domestic Economy. Third edition. Miss Beecher, Catherine Esther.
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Miss Beecher's Domestic Receipt-Book; Designed as a Supplement to the Treatise on Domestic Economy. Third edition.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. Octavo, xiii + 306 , including index. Woodcut illustrations throughout. Stated third edition, but following Cagle's descriptions, this is the first edition, 6th printing. This recipe book was a supplement to A Treatise on Domestic Economy, by the great educator and domestic reformer Catherine Beecher. Corner of half-title lacking. Some light foxing and soiling throughout. Rebound in tan cloth with gilt-stamped morocco spine label... (Item #2588)
Price: $250.00
Miss Beecher's Domestic Receipt-Book; Designed as a Supplement to the Treatise on Domestic Economy. Third edition. Miss Beecher, Catherine Esther.
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Miss Beecher's Domestic Receipt-Book; designed as a supplement to the treatise on domestic economy. Fifth edition.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1868. Octavo, xiii + 306, [24], including index. Woodcut illustrations throughout. Stated fifth edition. This recipe book was a supplement to A Treatise on Domestic Economy, by the great educator and domestic reformer Catherine Beecher. Previous owner's name to preliminary blank; free front endpaper lacking. Some light foxing and soiling throughout. Spine cocked. Original brown cloth faded and worn. Over all, good plus. [Cagle (earlier printings)]. (Item #5251)
Price: $60.00
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A Treatise on Domestic Economy. For the Life of Young Ladies at Home, and at School. Revised edition, with numerous additions and illustrative engravings.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1854. Octavo, 369 pages, [11] index. Woodcut illustrations throughout. Stated third edition (preface), originally published by Marsh, Capen, Lyon, and Webb of Boston in 1841. A household manual, not a recipe book, with sections on care of infants and the sick, healthful food, cleanliness, washing, house cleaning, kitchen maintenance, and more. By the great educator and domestic reformer Catherine Beecher. Some light foxing and... (Item #3094)
Price: $250.00
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A Treatise on Domestic Economy. For the Life of Young Ladies at Home, and at School. Revised edition, with numerous additions and illustrative engravings.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1868. Octavo, 369 pages, [11] index. Woodcut illustrations throughout. Stated third edition (preface), but later printing. Originally published by Marsh, Capen, Lyon, and Webb of boston in 1841. A household manual, not a recipe book, with sections on care of infants and the sick, healthful food, cleanliness, washing, house cleaning, kitchen maintenance, and more. By the great educator and domestic reformer Catherine Beecher. Some... (Item #3095)
Price: $250.00
A Treatise on Domestic Economy. For the Life of Young Ladies at Home, and at School. Revised edition, with numerous additions and illustrative engravings. Miss Beecher, Catherine Esther.


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