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Table Treats : Good things to eat and how to prepare them.
Richmond, Va. C.F. Sauer Company, [circa 1920]. Stapled booklet (22 x 14.5 cm.), 30, [2] pages. Advertisements. Illustrated. = A product cookbook, with recipes which utilize Sauer's brand flavoring extracts. Includes sample summer and winter diets for children 7 - 12 years. There are at least three variations of this title, all appear undated, and have, respectively, 24, 30, and 32 pages. We would assume that the 24 page printing... (Item #5938)
Price: $40.00
Table Treats : Good things to eat and how to prepare them. C F. Sauer Company, Virginia Richmond.
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A Matter of Taste: A Bibliographical Catalogue of International Books on Food and Drink.
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1999. Large octavo, 991 pages. Second edition, revised and expanded. Illustrated throughout with printed facsimiles. Important gastronomy bibliography with over 1250 volumes listed, dating from 15th to 20th centuries. Like all bibliographies built on a single collection this one is incomplete, but the bibliographical detail is admirable. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. (Item #3405)
Price: $90.00
A Matter of Taste: A Bibliographical Catalogue of International Books on Food and Drink. William R. Cagle.
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A Matter of Taste: A Bibliographical Catalogue of the Gernon Collection of Books on Food and Drink
New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc. 1990. Large octavo, 980 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout with printed facsimiles. Important gastronomic bibliography with over 1250 volumes listed, dating from 15th to 20th centuries including manuscripts. Blue boards with title gilt stamped to spine and cover with some discoloration. Scarce in the original edition. (Item #3408)
Price: $200.00
A Matter of Taste: A Bibliographical Catalogue of the Gernon Collection of Books on Food and Drink. William R. Cagle.
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Prairie Farming in America With Notes by the way on Canada and the United States.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1859. Octavo, vi, 130, [2] pages. Ads. First edition. James Caird (1816-92) was an agriculturalist and member of the British Parliament, author of English Agriculture, Letters on the Corn Crops, High Farming, and The West of Ireland. This volume was the result of a tour he undertook in 1859 through Canada and the American Midwest. Much of the volume is devoted to Illinois, though... (Item #5292)
Price: $350.00
Prairie Farming in America With Notes by the way on Canada and the United States. James Caird.
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Dainty Dessert Dishes. Prepared expressly for the D. Ghiarardelli Co. by Frank Bock, Pastry Chef, Palace Hotel, San Francisco, Cal.
San Francisco: Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, [circa 1900]. Stapled booklet (15 x 12.5 cm.), [16] pages. Illustrated, and printed in halftone throughout, in black, red, and gray. FIRST EDITION. A collection of recipes for chocolate ice cream, cookies, puddings, jumbles, kisses, and more. “Chocolate Bretzles” and “Chocolate Africans” are among the more interesting inclusions. Publisher’s stapled, illustrated and blind-embossed wrappers, with some light edgewear. Otherwise fine. Scarce. [OCLC locates five copies]..... (Item #6830)
Price: $150.00
Dainty Dessert Dishes. Prepared expressly for the D. Ghiarardelli Co. by Frank Bock, Pastry Chef, Palace Hotel, San Francisco, Cal. California – Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, Frank Bock, compiler.
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Mayonnaise or Salad Dressing for Salads. [cover title: How to Make Salads].
[Detroit, Mich. Printing Department of Horton-Cato Manufacturing Co. 1895. Stapled booklet (14 x 12 cm.), [16] pages. Illustrated. Photographic portrait of the author. Evident second printing, as OCLC records copies dated 1894. A product cookbook, containing salad recipes made with Horton-Cato's "Royal Salad Dressing." Some ink annotations to the margins, otherwise internally clean and sound. Wrappers, attractively printed in black, red, and yellow, are separated from the text, and split... (Item #5963)
Price: $40.00
Mayonnaise or Salad Dressing for Salads. [cover title: How to Make Salads]. John A. Campbell, Chef; Horton-Cato Manufacturing Co., Mich Detroit.
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The Story of Page and Shaw.
New York: Page and Shaw, 1921. Stapled booklet (14.5 x 9 cm.), 40 pages. Illustrated. Stated “sixth edition” of an unrecorded promotional booklet for the significant candy shop firm, Page & Shaw, which grew from a single shop on West Street in Boston in 1888 to a multinational candy retailer by the time of this publication. Illustrations depict the storefronts of the Page & Shaw candy shops in Boston, London... (Item #6431)
Price: $90.00
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Sicilia e Isole. Cucina delle Regioni d'Italia. [Previous title: Sicilia e Isole in Bocca]. Prefazione di Michele Perriera.
Bologna: Edizioni Midi, 1989. Thick octavo (25 x 18 cm.), 28, [3] pages. Glossary and index. Illustrated throughout in black and white and color. Text in Italian and Sicilian dialect with English translation. Later edition of one of the noted and much sought after ‘In Bocca’ series of regional Italian cookbooks. The second of three books devoted to Sicily in the larger series, this volume includes the other isles (the... (Item #6843)
Price: $120.00
Sicilia e Isole. Cucina delle Regioni d'Italia. [Previous title: Sicilia e Isole in Bocca]. Prefazione di Michele Perriera. Antonio Cardella.
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Mrs. John G. Carlisle's Kentucky Cook Book, Containing Recipes Never Before Published.
Chicago, [Il.]: F. Tennyson Neely, Publisher, 1893. [Mary Jane Goodson Carlisle]. Octavo (20.5 x 14 cm.), 249 pages. Table of contents. ~ Evident FIRST EDITION. An anthology saluting Kentucky fare, assembled under the guidance of a hostess transplanted from her native Covington to the District of Columbia, and issued just as the great Panic of 1893 paralyzed the American economy at the outset of Grover Cleveland’s second term. With one... (Item #5061)
Price: $200.00
Mrs. John G. Carlisle's Kentucky Cook Book, Containing Recipes Never Before Published. Mrs. John G. Carlisle, Mrs. W. A. Dudley, Mrs. General Crook, Mrs. Walter Q. Gresham.
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The Ritz Carltons.
New York: Macy-Masius, 1927. Small octavo, 157 pages. First edition. With illustrations by Rea Irvin. "A simply swell book about a simply swell American family." An anecdotal history at best, but with great style and charming illustrations. Some rubbing to top edge, otherwise very near fine in cloth backed, gold and white silk-screened purple boards. In a slightly dusty, but otherwise very good dust jacket. (Item #2048)
Price: $100.00
The Ritz Carltons. Ritz Carlton, Filmore Hyde, Rea Irvin.
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Natural Foods: The Safe Way to Health.
Los Angeles: Carqué Pure Food Co. 1926. Octavo, 356, [4] pages. Illustrated. Second edition; the first was issued a year earlier. Born in Germany, Otto Carqué (1867-1935), settled in Los Angeles in 1905 to market dried fruit grown in California. His company, Carqué Pure Food Co., was the first to use the term “natural foods”. He opened his first health food store in 1922. Photograph of the Natural Foods Building... (Item #6610)
Price: $50.00
Natural Foods: The Safe Way to Health. Otto Carqué.
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Path of the Gopatis.
Chicago; Binghamton, NY: National Dairy Council, 910 South Michigan Avenue; Vail-Ballou Press, 1926. Small octavo, 100 pages. FIRST EDITION. A promotional, educational book, intended to teach children about milk through history. With charming silhouette illustrations by Jessie Gillespie. Fine, in publisher's decorated paper-covered boards, with spine cover in dark blue cloth. In a very good dust jacket, with just a but of age-toning, and one small chip from rear panel. (Item #6094)
Price: $30.00
Path of the Gopatis. Zilpha Carruthers, Jessie Gillespie.
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The Home Book of French Cookery.
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1950. Small octavo, 278 pages. First edition. A recipe book of traditional French cooking, from the French wife of the British consul in Calais. The recipes are distinctly northern French. Fine in a slightly sun faded dust jacket. (Item #2762)
Price: $70.00
The Home Book of French Cookery. Mme. Germaine Carter.
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The Frugal Housewife, or complete woman cook. Wherein the art of dressing all sorts of viands, with cleanliness, decency and elegance, is explained in five hundred approved recipes... to which are added, various bills of fare, and a proper arrangement of dinners, two courses, for every month in the year.
Philadelphia: Printed by James Carey, 83, N. Second-Street, 1796. Duodecimo (16 x 10 cm.), [xiii], 14-132 pages; three plates; two engravings depicting carving and a third woodcut depicting "Arrangement of a Supper Table". ~ Third American edition, first printing. Carter’s popular English cookbook (circa 1765), became one of the very earliest cookery books printed in the U.S. The American printings preceding this one were: Boston: Edes & Gill of 1772... (Item #6511)
Price: $4,500.00
The Frugal Housewife, or complete woman cook. Wherein the art of dressing all sorts of viands, with cleanliness, decency and elegance, is explained in five hundred approved recipes... to which are added, various bills of fare, and a proper arrangement of dinners, two courses, for every month in the year. Susannah Carter, of Clerkenwell.
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Books and My Food: Original Recipes with Literary Quotations for Every Day in the Year.
New York, New York: Moffat, Yard & Company; J.F. Tapley Co. Printers & Binders, 1906. Small octavo, vii, 235 pages. Index. Second printing, following the original issue of Rohde & Haskins in 1904. The two printings have slight variations in the subtitle. A day book of recipes, with literary quotes and inspirations for recipes for each day of the year. In the preface, the author writes, "In making up this... (Item #6092)
Price: $50.00
Books and My Food: Original Recipes with Literary Quotations for Every Day in the Year. Elisabeth Luther Cary, Annie M. Jones.
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Feeding the Lions. An Algonquin Cook Book.
New York: The Greystone Press, 1942. Large quarto, 255 pages. First edition, second printing of the third and final work (and only cookbook) in Case's trilogy of works about his beloved Algonquin Hotel, following Tales of Wayside Inn and Do Not Disturb. A cookbook peppered with comments from many of the hotels famous guests. Favorite steak preparations, best breakfasts, etc. Publisher's red cloth binding a bit creased at the spine... (Item #6154)
Price: $300.00
Feeding the Lions. An Algonquin Cook Book. Frank Case.
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Tales of a Wayward Inn.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1938. Large octavo, 390 pages. Illustrated. First edition, second printing of the first work of Case's trilogy of works about his beloved Algonquin Hotel, alongside Do Not Disturb and Feeding the Lions. Lacking the dust jacket. Previous owner's inscription to front endpaper, otherwise a very good copy. (Item #2970)
Price: $40.00
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Tales of a Wayward Inn.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1938. Large octavo, 390 pages. Illustrated. Sixth printing of the first work of Case's trilogy of works about his beloved Algonquin Hotel, alongside Do Not Disturb and Feeding the Lions. Bookseller's ticket to free front endpaper, some creasing to endpapers, otherwise a very good copy. In an edgeworn but complete dustjacket. (Item #2971)
Price: $60.00
Tales of a Wayward Inn. Frank Case.
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Tales of a Wayward Inn.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1938. Large octavo, 390 pages. Illustrated. Sixth printing of the first work of Case's trilogy of works about his beloved Algonquin Hotel, alongside Do Not Disturb and Feeding the Lions. Fine in publisher's dark blue cloth. Dust jacket very worm, and lacking a two-inch piece of backstrip. Inscribed by the author on the half-title. (Item #2972)
Price: $150.00
Tales of a Wayward Inn. Frank Case.
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The Fruit, Herbs and Vegetables of Italy. An Offering to Lucy, Countess of Bedford.
London: Viking/British Museum, Natural History, 1989. Translated with an introduction by Gillian Riley. Quarto, 175 pages. First English translation of this work,originally written in 1614, while the author was in exile in Italy. It was written partially as a fond remembrance of his far away home, and partially to encourage the English to eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Small ink dot on bottom edge of text block... (Item #1577)
Price: $150.00
The Fruit, Herbs and Vegetables of Italy. An Offering to Lucy, Countess of Bedford. Giacomo Castelvetro, Jane Grigson.
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Golden Tips. A Description of Ceylon and its Great Tea Industry.
London: Samson Low, Marston & Company, 1900. Octavo, 474 pages. Illustrated with photographs by the author. First edition, of this lovely survey of Ceylon and its tea industry, by a member of the Royal Asiatic Society and author of several other titles on the South Asian island nation, now known as Sri Lanka. Fine in a stunning gilt-stamped white buckram binding. All edges gilt. (Item #1665)
Price: $400.00
Golden Tips. A Description of Ceylon and its Great Tea Industry. Henry W. Cave.
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Manuel Pratique De La Culture De La Vigne Dans La Gironde. 2me Edition Refondue Et Augmentee.
Paris and Bordeaux: G. Masson and Feret & Fils. 1889. Octavo, 304 pages. 112 black and white figures in the text. A thorough, well-illustrated manual of vine work, from the owner of La Réole in the Gironde, Bordeaux. The author apologizes for having spent more time in the fields than in school, but this book is valuable for precisely that reason. Original printed paper wrappers. Yellow printed wrappers show a.... (Item #2804)
Price: $350.00
Manuel Pratique De La Culture De La Vigne Dans La Gironde. 2me Edition Refondue Et Augmentee. Armand Cazenave.
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The Centaur Company's Receipt Book; Breakfast, Dinner & Tea [cover title].
New York: The Centaur Co. 1880. Booklet (16 x 10 cm.), 32 pages. Illustrated. First edition. A small almanac-style promotional cookbook, from the makers of Centaur Liniments, with recipes, testimonials, and descriptions of the applications of this miraculous cure from lands far and wide. As is typical of these books, the recipes are very brief and uncredited. Tiny closed tear to fold of wrappers decorated in black, red ,and yellow... (Item #2112)
Price: $75.00
The Centaur Company's Receipt Book; Breakfast, Dinner & Tea [cover title]. Centaur Co.
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The Vital Question.
Worcester, MA: Cereal Machine Company, 1899. Duodecimo, 147 pages. Illustrated with three pages of chromolithographed depictions of dishes. Stapled and on cords. Styled seventh edition. A product cookbook from the company that brought us Shredded Wheat. Almost every recipe, from Blueberry Shortcake to Welsh Rarebit, contains Shredded Wheat. A bit of dog-earing, and some fly-specks to the first plate, otherwise near very good in a good, somewhat mottled, red-printed printed... (Item #4283)
Price: $50.00
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Home Cookery: Collection of tried receipts, both foreign and domestic. Second Thousand.
Boston - New York: Crosby, Nichols, and Company - Charles S. Francis and Company, 1853. Octavo, 161 pages. Later printing. Author includes an "advertisement" as preface, noting among other things her inclusion of foreign recipes and how they have been modified to simplify proportions. In lightly soiled and edgeworn blind- and gilt-stamped blue cloth. Mild foxing throughout, otherwise very good. [OCLC locates twenty-one copies; Bitting, page 81 (different printing); Cagle 131 (different printing); Lowenstein 578]. (Item #4262)
Price: $300.00


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