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Daily Express Prize Recipes for Fish Cookery.
London: The Lane Publications ("Daily Express" Books Dept.), circa 1920-30. Octavo, 79 pages. First edition. Recipes submitted to the newspaper by the readers, in response to the question, "What do You Know About Fish?" Very good in near very good wrapper, with handsome multicolor design by "JH". Worldcat locates only three copies; not in Axford or Driver]. (Item #2898)
Price: $90.00
Daily Express Prize Recipes for Fish Cookery. Daily Express.
2.
Household Hints and Recipes.
Boston: Peoples Publishing Company, 1877. Octavo, 156, [4] pages. Ads. First edition. An interesting collection of household recipes, for "every department of the house beyond the kitchen", with helpful advice such as: "To Make a Walking Stick" and "How to Know if Wine is Coloured". Darkening to edges of text block; some wear to head and foot of spine. Otherwise very good in publisher's gilt- and black- decorated brown cloth... (Item #4956)
Price: $90.00
Household Hints and Recipes. Daisy Eyebright, Henry T. Williams, S. O. Johnson, Sophia Orne.
3.
How to Read a French Menu. Practical Advice for Gourmets Everywhere.
New York: Appleton & Co. 1966. Small octavo, 95 pages. First edition. "A delightful and practical book for any tourist or diner-outer in any large city anywhere." (from the jacket). A short dictionary of culinary terms for the fledgling gourmet and traveler. Fine in publisher's blue cloth, in a very near fine dust jacket. With a "compliments of the author" bookmark inserted, and inscribed by the author (revealing that "Martin-Dale"... (Item #2089)
Price: $200.00
How to Read a French Menu. Practical Advice for Gourmets Everywhere. Martin Dale.
4.
Flora of Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Malden, [Mass.]; Boston: Middlesex Institute; C.M. Barrows & Co., Printers, 1888. Octavo (24 x 16cm.), 19, [double-page map], 3-9, 2-201 pages. Index. Half-title of map: "A topographical reference map of Middlesex County. Massachusetts, with key showing the location of villages, hills, ponds, brooks, swamps, etc., compiled from the latest revised maps, by Edward P. Adams". ~ First and only edition. An early botanical survey of Middlesex County Massachusetts. The authors... (Item #5936)
Price: $60.00
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How To Know The Wild Flowers: A Guide To The Names, Haunts, And Habits Of Our Common Wild Flowers. New edition with color plates.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. Octavo (20 x 13.5 cm.), 346, [6] pages. Index with both English and Latin plant names. Illustrated with color plates and line drawings. Later edition, color illustrated. While not signed, the decorated cloth binding is designed by Margaret Armstrong, the second design of here for this title. Ownership inscription to free front endpaper; tiny bit of rubbing to corners of green cloth. Otherwise fine. (Item #6312)
Price: $45.00
How To Know The Wild Flowers: A Guide To The Names, Haunts, And Habits Of Our Common Wild Flowers. New edition with color plates. Mrs. William Starr Dana.
6.
Grand Reception of the Liquor Dealers, Brewers, and Bottlers Beneficial Association, of Philadelphia, at the Academy of Music, February 2d., 1880.
Philadelphia: 1880. Champagne bottle-shaped die cut, (19 x 7 cm.), 12 pages, plus card cover. Chromolithograph illustrated wrappers, bound with a brass grommet. Decorative blue and white silk cord and tassel. The text outlines the Officer and Trustees, Conductors, The Programme (a series of Marches and Promenades, Quadrilles and Waltzes), Supper is served in the foyer. Fine. (Item #5635)
Price: $350.00
Grand Reception of the Liquor Dealers, Brewers, and Bottlers Beneficial Association, of Philadelphia, at the Academy of Music, February 2d., 1880. Dance Card – Spirits dealers.
7.
Original Trade-Mark Application, for Roy's White Oister [sic].
N.p. Daniel Rectenwald, Headache Tablets. 1911. Original pen and ink illustration on Bristol Board. A Trade-Mark Application for Roy's White Oister by the Daniel L. Rectenwald Headache Tablets Co.. Signed by the company's attorneys and stamped with the various approvals. A lovely illustration of an oyster with the text, "Roy's White Oister" hand lettered on Bristol Board. we were unable to find any additional information about this company or the... (Item #2911)
Price: $300.00
Original Trade-Mark Application, for Roy's White Oister [sic]. Headache Tablets Daniel Rectenwald.
8.
Entertaining With Elegance.
London: Frederick Muller Ltd. 1966. Tall octavo, 384 pages. Index. First UK edition, following one year behind the New York Doubleday publication of 1965. An encyclopedic reference to entertaining, from the directrice of the haute couture house of Nina Ricci. "Whether it's how to serve a really good cup of coffee or entertain in a one-room flat or plan a menu for that special dinner party, you'll find Madame Dariaux's... (Item #6070)
Price: $90.00
Entertaining With Elegance. Genevieve Antoine Dariaux.
9.
Honoré Daumier – Humours of Married Life.
Boston; Dijon: Boston Book & Art Shop; Imprimerie Darantiere, 1968. Large quarto (32 x 24.5 cm.), 163 pages. First American Edition, simultaneous with the French edition of Andres Sauret, of Daumier's Moeurs Conjugales. The sixty black and white lithographs, as well as the color-illustrated dust jacket, were printed rectos only by Mourlot Freres. Translated from the original French by Angus Malcolm. Introduction (pages 5 - 22), Catalogue Raisonne (pages 145-148)... (Item #6561)
Price: $40.00
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A Book of Mediterranean Food.
London: John Lehmann, Ltd. 1950. Illustrated by John Minton. Octavo, 191 pages. FIRST EDITION, first printing. The important first book by one of the greatest of culinary writers. The recipes are based on David's travels in France Italy, the Greek Isles and Egypt. A bit of light soiling to the spine of the printed pink cloth, otherwise fine, in a price clipped dust jacket with significant chips to the spine... (Item #2496)
Price: $500.00
A Book of Mediterranean Food. Elizabeth David.
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French Provincial Cooking. With an Introduction and Notes by Narcissa Chamberlain, and illustrations by Juliet Renny.
New York: Harper & Row, 1962. Thick octavo, 504 pages. First U.S. edition. Elizabeth David is now rightly considered one of the greatest of culinary writers. It was in this book that her full voice was first truly heard. This book is to read as much as cooked from, and then read again. Very light age toning, otherwise fine, in a price-clipped but otherwise very good plus dust jacket. (Item #2310)
Price: $350.00
French Provincial Cooking. With an Introduction and Notes by Narcissa Chamberlain, and illustrations by Juliet Renny. Elizabeth David.
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Italian Food. Drawings by Renato Guttoso.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. Octavo, 322, xvi, [2] pages. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION of a modern English cookbook of significance. Italian Food is Elizabeth David’s third book, following A Book of Mediterranean Food and French Country Cooking, and along with these titles is responsible – in part – for revitalizing English cooking after the Second World War, with better techniques and fresher ingredients, and inspiring an interest in the... (Item #2901)
Price: $300.00
Italian Food. Drawings by Renato Guttoso. Elizabeth David.
13.
“Sketches for bread book Wendy Jones” for “English Bread and Yeast Cookery”.
London: 1977. Three unpublished pen and ink sketches by Wendy Jones on tracing paper pasted to white board, with some use of correction fluid. Contained in a large folder (37 x 29 cm.) titled “Sketches for bread book Wendy Jones”. The bread book is Elizabeth David's English Bread and Yeast. The first board (21.5 x 19 cm.) contains two images: two measuring cups and a kitchen scale. The second board... (Item #3649)
Price: $600.00
“Sketches for bread book Wendy Jones” for “English Bread and Yeast Cookery”. Elizabeth David, Wendy Jones.
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“Sketches for bread book Wendy Jones” for English Bread and Yeast Cookery.
[London: David Allen Lane, 1977]. Large folder (14 x 11”), titled “Sketches for bread book Wendy Jones”, which is David’s English Bread and Yeast. Contains three unpublished pen and ink sketches by Jones on sketching paper pasted to white board, with some use of correction fluid. The first board (8 x 7") contains two images: two measuring cups and a kitchen scale. The second board (5 x 4") contains a.... (Item #3650)
Price: $250.00
15.
Animal Slinging Railway and Refrigerators.
Boston/Cambridgeport: Chester D. Holmes/J.R. Drew, Printer, 1882. Handbill, 27.3 x 17.8 cm. Illustrated. One-page advertisement for Richard J Davie's "Animal Slinging Railway," patented on July 18, 1882. These meat hangers are "strong" and "light" and come in three sizes. Chester D. Holmes is indicated as the agent for the patentee and uses the lower quarter of the page to advertise various refrigerators for which he lays no claim for patent... (Item #3259)
Price: $90.00
Animal Slinging Railway and Refrigerators. Richard J. Davies, Chester D. Holmes.
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La Cuisine du Siècle , Dictionnaire pratique des recettes culinaires et des recettes de ménage - Deux cents menus à l'usage de tous.
Coulommiers: Imprimerie Paul Brodard, 1895. Octavo, 318, [1] pages. First edition. Two hundred menus, with recipes, arranged in alphabetical order, in two columns. Age toning throughout, in printed pale blue cloth with some rubbing and light soiling. Generally near very good. With the bookplate of culinary collector John Fuller. [OCLC locates just two copies of the first edition, (Michigan and at Yale)]. (Item #4760)
Price: $150.00
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Bien Manger pour Bien Vivre. Essai de Gastronomie Theorique. Preface par Ali-Bab.
Paris: Albin Michel, Editeur, 1922. Small octavo, 350 pages. Table of contents. Fifth thousand. An early printing of one of the many culinary titles from the great French scientist and food writer. Substantially unopened, in publisher's original black and red printed wrappers. Some age toning throughout, bit of creasing to spine, otherwise very good. (Item #2753)
Price: $90.00
Bien Manger pour Bien Vivre. Essai de Gastronomie Theorique. Preface par Ali-Bab. Edouard de Pomiane, Ali-Bab.
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Bien Manger pour Bien Vivre. Essai de Gastronomie Theorique. Preface par Ali-Bab.
Paris: Albin Michel, Editeur, 1948. Small octavo, 334 pages. Second edition. One of the many culinary titles from the great scientist and food writer Edouard de Pomiane. Some age-toning throughout, otherwise very good. In publisher's original black and gold printed tan cloth. (Item #5250)
Price: $50.00
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Vingt Plats qui Donnent la Goutte (Unice ad usum Medicorum), conseillés par la Pipérazine Midy, l'anti-urique type.
Paris: Editions Paul-Martial pour la Pipérazine Midy, 1935. Squarish octavo (22.5 x 16.5 cm.), 96-(4) pages. Table of contents. Illustrated throughout. FIRST EDITION. A cookbook as pharmaceutical promotion, from the great French founder of "gastrotechnie". The twenty rich recipes – any one of which may be sufficient to bring on "the drop" – are followed by a twenty-first, a dose of the medicine Pipérazine Midy which, it was claimed, would..... (Item #4925)
Price: $50.00
Vingt Plats qui Donnent la Goutte (Unice ad usum Medicorum), conseillés par la Pipérazine Midy, l'anti-urique type. Edouard de Pomiane, André Giroux.
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Vingt Plats qui Donnent la Goutte (Unice ad usum Medicorum), conseillés par la Pipérazine Midy, l'anti-urique type.
Paris: Editions Paul-Martial pour la Pipérazine Midy, 1935. Squarish octavo (22.5 x 16.5 cm.), 96-(4) pages. Table of contents. Illustrated throughout. FIRST EDITION. A cookbook as pharmaceutical promotion, from the great French founder of "gastrotechnie". The twenty rich recipes – any one of which may be sufficient to bring on "the drop" – are followed by a twenty-first, a dose of the medicine Pipérazine Midy which, it was claimed, would..... (Item #6766)
Price: $250.00
Vingt Plats qui Donnent la Goutte (Unice ad usum Medicorum), conseillés par la Pipérazine Midy, l'anti-urique type. Edouard de Pomiane, André Giroux.
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The New Century Cook Book. A Mentor for Home Life in all its Phases; A Chronicle of the Progress of America and the World; A Compendium of the Nation's Greatest City; and a Guide for the Great Army of Home Builders.
New York: Eaton & Mains, 1900. Octavo, 400 pages. FIRST EDITION. A guide to stylish household management. Near fine in publisher's black, pale blue, and white-stamped green cloth. (Item #4070)
Price: $35.00
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Elsie De Wolfe's Recipes for Successful Dining.
London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1934. Squarish octavo (20.5 x 17cm.), ix, [3], 116, [1] pages. Photographically illustrated. FIRST UK EDITION, simultaneously issued with the American of Appleton Century. A work on dining and entertaining from one of the most prominent American socialites of the early 20th century, immortalized in the lyrics of Cole Porter's Anything Goes. She's been credited, though not entirely accurately, with having invented the profession of interior... (Item #6165)
Price: $500.00
Elsie De Wolfe's Recipes for Successful Dining. Elsie De Wolfe, Lady Mendl.
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Drinks, a la Mode. Cups and Drinks of Every Kind for Every Season.
London: Longmans Green and Co. 1891. Octavo, 100 pages. Stated second edition, but with pagination identical to the first, really second printing. With recipes for punches, ales, syrups, drinks for invalids, liqueurs and cups. The section "American Drinks", includes recipes for The Floster, the Prairie Oyster, the Corpse Reviver, and the Cramhamball. Quite charming. A bit of edgewear, in lightly soiled publishers printed decorative paper over half-cloth. With the bookseller's... (Item #4842)
Price: $375.00
Drinks, a la Mode. Cups and Drinks of Every Kind for Every Season. DeSalis Mrs.
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Goat Production in the Tropics.
Farnham Royal, Bucks: Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, 1970. Octavo, 184 pages. Illustrated. First edition. A technical treatise on tropical goat raising, with an eye toward the economic impact. Fine in publisher's green cloth, in a near fine dust jacket. Scarce. (Item #1893)
Price: $150.00
Goat Production in the Tropics. C. Devendra, Marca Burns.
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Apician Morsels; or Tales of the Table, Kitchen, and Larder: with reflections on the Dietic Productions of Early Writers; on the Customs of the Romans in Eating and Drinking; on Table Ceremonies, and Rules of Conviviality and Good Breeding; with select Epicurean Precepts, Gourmond Maxims and Medicines, &c. &c.
London: Whittaker, Treacher and Co. 1834. Duodecimo, 348 pages. With a frontispiece and one additional plate by Robert Cruikshank. A humorous, but informative look at the history of food. The author's pseudonymous name, "Dick Humelbergius Secundus", is an allusion to Gabriel Hummelberger (Humelbergius), the sixteenth-century annotator of the Roman chef Apicius. Some have attributed this work to the Gothic novelist William Beckford, although Denise Gigante of Stanford suspects the hand... (Item #2195)
Price: $300.00
Apician Morsels; or Tales of the Table, Kitchen, and Larder: with reflections on the Dietic Productions of Early Writers; on the Customs of the Romans in Eating and Drinking; on Table Ceremonies, and Rules of Conviviality and Good Breeding; with select Epicurean Precepts, Gourmond Maxims and Medicines, &c. &c. pseudonym Dick Humelbergius Secundus.


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