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Fisher's Improved House-keeper's Almanac, and family receipt book. 1869.
Philadelphia: Fisher & Brother, no. 9 N. Sixth Street, 1868. Booklet, sewn on cord (19.5 x 15.5 cm.), [2], 35, [1] pages (including printed wrapper). Illustrated and with illustrated printed wrappers. Compiler information from foot of page 2, "Astronomical calculation by Lawrence J. Ibach, Sheridan P.O., Lebanon Co., Pa." Title and publication date from cover. Single issue for the year 1968, of the annual almanac which originated in 1849 (for... (Item #6412)
Price: $90.00
Fisher's Improved House-keeper's Almanac, and family receipt book. 1869. Laurence J. ; Fisher & Brother Ibach, compiler.
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A Collection of Fifty Choice Receipts for making ice cream, water ices, etc.: together with description and directions for operating the celebrated "Peerless Iceland freezer," also directions for freezing cream.
[Cincinnati, Ohio: Dana & Co. [1894?]. Stapled booklet (12.5 x 8.5 cm.), [2], 3-15, [1] pages. Illustrated. Cover title: Fifty Ices. FIRST EDITION. A trade catalogue and product cookbook for the Peerless Iceland Freezer, manufactured by Dana & Co, (later the Peerless Freezer Co.), as well as the Peerless Ice Chipper, which is illustrated on the inside front wrapper. The recipes include Ice Creams, Puddings, Frozen Fruits, and Water Ices... (Item #6374)
Price: $90.00
A Collection of Fifty Choice Receipts for making ice cream, water ices, etc.: together with description and directions for operating the celebrated "Peerless Iceland freezer," also directions for freezing cream. Ice Cream – Peerless Iceland Freezer.
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Glorious American Food.
New York: Random House, 1985. Large quarto, 359 pages. Illustrated. First edition. The American cookbook from founder of the great American catering firm Glorious Food Inc. Fine in a fine dust jacket. From the collection of American fashion and style icon Bill Blass, and inscribed by the Idone to Blass on a bookplate pasted to the dedication page. (Item #2759)
Price: $200.00
Glorious American Food. Christopher Idone.
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Il Re Dei Cuochi; ossia, L'arte di mangiare al gusto degl'italiani con cibi nostrali e stranieri; opere contenente quanto è necessario per saper bene ordinare e servire un pranzo, non chè i migliori metodi per fare confetture, rosoli, liquori e gelati. [The King of Chefs; or, The art of eating, after the manner of the Italians, our own and foreign dishes; containing what is necessary to know about ordering and serving a meal, as well as the best methods for creating preserves, spirits, liqueurs, and ice creams.]
Firenze: Adriano Salani, Editore, 1901. Small octavo (17.5 x 12 cm.), 359 pages. Frontispiece (see description below) and one diagram (a banquet table, from above, set for twenty-four persons). First edition. The earliest recorded copies of this title were printed by Salani in 1904, and there were numerous subsequent printings (see Orazio Bagnasco, II, pages 1406-1407). A recipe collection and guide to the Italian peninsula. L'arte di mangiare presumes a.... (Item #5072)
Price: $500.00
Il Re Dei Cuochi; ossia, L'arte di mangiare al gusto degl'italiani con cibi nostrali e stranieri; opere contenente quanto è necessario per saper bene ordinare e servire un pranzo, non chè i migliori metodi per fare confetture, rosoli, liquori e gelati. [The King of Chefs; or, The art of eating, after the manner of the Italians, our own and foreign dishes; containing what is necessary to know about ordering and serving a meal, as well as the best methods for creating preserves, spirits, liqueurs, and ice creams.]. Il Re Dei Cuochi.
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The New Home Cook Book. 1923. With Oven Cooking Guide for Wood-Fire, Gas and Electricity; Record of Results; Time Table for Cooking and Other Tables. Prepared by a Ladies Club in a friendly rivalry for the very best there is in tested recipes.
Springfield, Illinois: Published by Illinois State Register, 1923. Octavo (19.75 x 13.5 cm.), 128 pages. Index. Title from cover. Stated revised (thus evident second) edition. A community cookbook that would appear annually under the imprint of the Illinois State Register – between 1922 and 1926, and identified from 1923 as “Latest Revised Edition” – compiled by a Ladies Club of undeclared affiliation. With five hundred unattributed recipes; standards, for the... (Item #5089)
Price: $50.00
The New Home Cook Book. 1923. With Oven Cooking Guide for Wood-Fire, Gas and Electricity; Record of Results; Time Table for Cooking and Other Tables. Prepared by a Ladies Club in a friendly rivalry for the very best there is in tested recipes. Illinois State Register, Ill. : 1891 Springfield.
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The New Home Cook Book. 1923. With Oven Cooking Guide for Wood-Fire, Gas and Electricity; Record of Results; Time Table for Cooking and Other Tables. Prepared by a Ladies Club in a friendly rivalry for the very best there is in tested recipes.
Springfield, Illinois: Published by Illinois State Register, 1923. Octavo (19.75 x 13.5 cm.), 128 pages. Index. Title from cover. Stated revised (thus evident second) edition. A community cookbook that would appear annually under the imprint of the Illinois State Register – between 1922 and 1926, and identified from 1923 as “Latest Revised Edition” – compiled by a Ladies Club of undeclared affiliation. With five hundred unattributed recipes; standards, for the... (Item #5690)
Price: $50.00
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Principaux poissons comestibles d'Indochine. 60 espèces de mer et d'eaux douces.
Saigon: Léon Feuillet, 1945. Octavo, [1], 71 pages. Illustrated. Text in French. First edition. Each page is dedicated to a different fish, and headed with an illustration by Tran Thuong-Tin or Trinh Van-Nam. Title page printed in red and with a notice pasted at head of cover-title: "Haut commissariat de France pour l'Indochine. Commissariat fédéral aux affaires économiques. Institut océanographique (Nhatrang-Annam)--Service de la marine marchande (pêches maritimes)." Internally near very..... (Item #3196)
Price: $750.00
Principaux poissons comestibles d'Indochine. 60 espèces de mer et d'eaux douces. Institut scientifique et technique des pêches maritimes.
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British Bee Books, A Bibliography 1500-1976.
London: International Bee Research Association, 1979. Octavo, 270 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. An indispensable bibliography of British bee books. Featuring about 830 printed book titles and 12 manuscripts, dating from 1500. Very good in red cloth, with dust jacket with some minor rubbing, but otherwise very good. (Item #3502)
Price: $65.00
British Bee Books, A Bibliography 1500-1976. International Bee Research Association.
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Steadying the world's price of the staples. An international commerce commission on ocean freight rates.
Rome: International Institute of Agriculture, 1915. Octavo, 24 pages. First edition. United States.; 63d Cong., 3d sess., 1914-1915. Some light edgewear to printed wrappers, otherwise very good. (Item #2982)
Price: $75.00
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La Vigne en Algérie. Etude géographique. Volumes 1 & 2.
Paris: Editions Ophrys - Jean Louis Gap, 1947. Two volumes. Thick octavos, 273 + 542 pages. Illustrated. first edition, published as the author's doctoral thesis for the CNRS. Isnard's work remains the most detailed study of viticulture in Algeria - a full exploration of the geography and history of winemaking in a nation that provided something of a haven during the phylloxera blight. with the small exlibris stamps – and... (Item #2928)
Price: $250.00
La Vigne en Algérie. Etude géographique. Volumes 1 & 2. Hildebert Isnard.
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Original photograph of Meat Market
Somerville, MA: circa 1900. Original photograph (13x18 cm), mounted on card. The photograph shows the interior of a butcher shop, with display counter, large wooden table attractively laid out with cuts of meat, a butcher block, signs and advertising posters, two neatly aproned butchers and the formally dressed gentleman who is clearly the proprietor. We've been unable to find references to "Israel [?] Publicorer, Meat Market" in any sources. "Somerville... (Item #3657)
Price: $90.00
Original photograph of Meat Market. Meat Market Israel Publicorer, and.
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Mme. Bégué's Recipes of Old New Orleans Créole Cookery. [With: Other Famous New Orleans Recipes.]
New Orleans, La. J. S. W. Harmanson; Rogers Printing Company, 1937. Small octavo (19.5 x 14 cm.), 64 pages. Index. Illustrated. Second edition. Originally published in San Francisco in 1900 in bilingual French and English. A publisher's souvenir anthology cookbook of one hundred twenty recipes surveying Créole cookery, in part associated with legendary restaurants, and thus in some cases giving large-party quantities. A selection: Créole Gumbo, Codfish with White Beans... (Item #5904)
Price: $50.00
Mme. Bégué's Recipes of Old New Orleans Créole Cookery. [With: Other Famous New Orleans Recipes.]. J. S. W. Harmanson, Firm : New Orleans, La. Restaurant : New Orleans, Elizabeth Kettenring Bégué, Bégué's.
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Boletus Flavus L. Collected L'Islet County, Que. 1950. [Original watercolor with convolute of related materials].
1950. Original watercolor, 17 x 22 cm. Labeled, signed and dated by the artist in pencil. On watercolor paper which had been mounted on a thicker card stock, now de-laminated, but in remarkably fine condition. Henry A.C. Jackson (1877-1960) was one of Canada's outstanding amateur naturalists. He was the elder brother of landscape painter A.Y. Jackson, and while A.Y. achieved great fame through his art, Henry chose to quietly document... (Item #2368)
Price: $3,500.00
Boletus Flavus L. Collected L'Islet County, Que. 1950. [Original watercolor with convolute of related materials]. Henry A. C. Jackson.
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Catering for Two : Comfort and economy for small households.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1909. Small octavo, 337 pages. Later printing, originally printed in 1909. Includes recipes and menus, for two, for dinners, company luncheons, breakfast, tea, desserts, as well as miscellaneous recipes and helpful suggestions. There are sections of The Gas Stove and Electrical Appliances for the Household. one small dog ear and pencil annotation to same page, otherwise very good, in slightly... (Item #5225)
Price: $40.00
Catering for Two : Comfort and economy for small households. Alice L. James.
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Intestinal Ills: Chronic Constipation, Indigestion, Autogenetic Poisons, Diarrhea, Piles, etc , Also Auto-infection, Auto-intoxication, Anemia, Emaciation, etc. due to Prcotitis and Colitis.
New York: Knickerbocker Press, 1902. Small octavo (20 x 13 cm.), xvi, 244 pages. An early printing (the first was issued in 1901), of this influential work on "The keynote of this book is Proctitis, inflammation of the anal and rectal canals" (page xv). Much of this text appeared originally in various issues of Health, N.Y. and Omega, N.Y. between 1898 and 1900. Jamison was an 1878 graduate of the... (Item #6313)
Price: $120.00
Intestinal Ills: Chronic Constipation, Indigestion, Autogenetic Poisons, Diarrhea, Piles, etc , Also Auto-infection, Auto-intoxication, Anemia, Emaciation, etc. due to Prcotitis and Colitis. Alcinous B. Jamison M. D., Burton.
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The Italian Confectioner; or, Complete Economy of Desserts: Containing the Elements of the Art, According to the Most Modern and Approved Practice. Third Edition, Corrected and Enlarged.
London: William H. Ainsworth, 1827. Octavo, 276 pages, with two folding plates and a frontispiece portrait of the author. Third edition, corrected and enlarged. The author's full name was William Alexis Jarrin [Guglielmo Alexis]. In early editions, including this one, the name is abbreviated "G.A." Later he anglicized his name was abbreviated "W.A." "In 1820 Jarrin published The Italian Confectioner, through which he is best known. The book sits within... (Item #1944)
Price: $1,250.00
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The Action, Therapeutic Value and Use of the Carlsbad Sprudel Salt (Powder Form) and Its Relation to the Carlsbad Thermal Water.
Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Co. 1891. Octavo, Viii, 9-100 pages. Charts and one illustration. First American edition and first of this English translation. Originally published Vienna, 1886 as Ueber die Wirkung des karlsbader Thermalwassers. Carlsbad Sprudel Salt was the evaporated form of water from the Karlovy Vary or Karlsbad Spa, where "taking the waters" had been a cure for centuries, and to which the European elite flocked for cures... (Item #5749)
Price: $300.00
The Action, Therapeutic Value and Use of the Carlsbad Sprudel Salt (Powder Form) and Its Relation to the Carlsbad Thermal Water. Dr. W. Jaworski, A L. A. Toboldt, Walery.
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Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1979. Octavo, 120 pages. Second printing of the UPV edition. A marvelous study of the culinary preferences of the first President. The recipes found here include some brought back to the states from France by Jefferson, as well as others from cookbook authors of the time. Craig Claiborne called this book, "The most comprehensive work yet compiled on Thomas Jefferson's gastronomic adventures." A near fine... (Item #4947)
Price: $35.00
Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book. Thomas Jefferson, Marie Kimball.
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Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book.
Richmond, VA: Garrett & Massie, Publishers, 1949. Octavo, 120 pages. First edition. A marvelous study of the culinary preferences of the first President. The recipes found here include some brought back to the states from France by Jefferson, as well as others from cookbook authors of the time. Craig Claiborne called this "the most comprehensive work yet compiled on Thomas Jefferson's gastronomic adventures." A near fine copy in brick red... (Item #5083)
Price: $50.00
Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book. Thomas Jefferson, Marie Kimball.
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Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1979. Octavo, 120 pages. Later printing of the UPV edition. A marvelous study of the culinary preferences of the first President. The recipes found here include some brought back to the states from France by Jefferson, as well as others from cookbook authors of the time. Craig Claiborne called this book, "The most comprehensive work yet compiled on Thomas Jefferson's gastronomic adventures." A near fine... (Item #5222)
Price: $35.00
Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book. Thomas Jefferson, Marie Kimball.
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Jell-O America's Most Famous Dessert. "Even if you can't cook, you can make a Jell-O Dessert".
LeRoy, New York: Gennesee Pure Food Co.; [printed by] J. Ottman Lith. Co.], [1913]. Stapled booklet (16 x 12 cm.), 16 pages, including wrappers, with six additional semi-detached pages bound only with cord. Date from external evidence (see Schreiber, Jell-O: A Checklist). Twelve full-page chromolithographs including the cover and centerfold. The chromolithographs illustrate Coffee Jell-O, Orange Jell-O, Raspberry Jell-O, a collection of attractively plated Jell-O desserts (on the centerfold), Peach... (Item #5897)
Price: $75.00
Jell-O America's Most Famous Dessert. "Even if you can't cook, you can make a Jell-O Dessert" Jell-O: Gennesee Pure Food Co.
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[Toothpick Boxes, Original Art and Order Forms]
Dixfield, ME and Sioux Falls, SD: Jewett Bros & Jewett and Holt Brothers Print Shop, 1917-1918. Seven items in various sizes. This collection contains two renderings on tissue paper, a box template with handwritten notes, three order forms, and a note with cost calculations, all regarding the design and production of High Grade Brand toothpick boxes for Jewett Bros & Jewett of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The artwork and order... (Item #3596)
Price: $150.00
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The New England Farrier : or Farmers' receipt book : a selection of valuable receipts for the cure of diseases in horses, cattle, sheep & swine : with directions to farmers for choosing good stock : also, a variety of agricultural and miscellaneous receipts.
Philadelphia: John B. Perry, 198 Market Street, 1848. Duodecimo, 214 pages. Woodcut illustrated title page and one plate. Later printing. Originally issued in 1831, this popular manual of husbandry contain fairly complete instructions for the selection, care and maintenance of farm animals. It also includes numerous recipes and directions for keeping bees, improving pasture lands, preserving meats and dairy products, and saving seeds. One small recipe, "For Strains", has been... (Item #3086)
Price: $90.00
The New England Farrier : or Farmers' receipt book : a selection of valuable receipts for the cure of diseases in horses, cattle, sheep & swine : with directions to farmers for choosing good stock : also, a variety of agricultural and miscellaneous receipts. Paul Jewett.
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Warne's Model Cookery with Complete Instructions in Household Management and Recipes for Breakfast Dishes. Bread, Biscuits, etc. Fish and Soups. Sauces and Gravies. Beef, Mutton. Lamb, Venison. Veal, Pork. Poultry and Game. Made Dishes and Entrées. Meat and Fish Pies, etc. Vegetables. Potting and Collaring. Pastry and Puddings. Soufflés and Omelets. Creams and Jellies. Relishes, Custard. Ices and Cakes. Dessert. Preserves and Pickles. Butter and Cheese. Wines, Drinks, and Ale. Cookery for the Sick. Bills of Fare. Duties of Servants, etc. Compiled and edited by Mary Jewry.
London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co, [circa 1900]. Thick octavo (20.5 x 16 cm.), vi, 728, [2] pages. Index. Advertisements. Illustrated with six chromolithographic plates, and engravings in the text. Main text in double columns. Later, undated printing. The original publication, in a much smaller format, was issued in 1868. Bound in original red cloth, gilt, with decorated boards. Some sunning to red cloth at spine; a bit... (Item #6348)
Price: $120.00
Warne's Model Cookery with Complete Instructions in Household Management and Recipes for Breakfast Dishes. Bread, Biscuits, etc. Fish and Soups. Sauces and Gravies. Beef, Mutton. Lamb, Venison. Veal, Pork. Poultry and Game. Made Dishes and Entrées. Meat and Fish Pies, etc. Vegetables. Potting and Collaring. Pastry and Puddings. Soufflés and Omelets. Creams and Jellies. Relishes, Custard. Ices and Cakes. Dessert. Preserves and Pickles. Butter and Cheese. Wines, Drinks, and Ale. Cookery for the Sick. Bills of Fare. Duties of Servants, etc. Compiled and edited by Mary Jewry. Mary Jewry, Compiled and.
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Warne's Model Cookery with Complete Instructions in Household Management and Recipes for Breakfast Dishes. Bread, Biscuits, etc. Fish and Soups. Sauces and Gravies. Beef, Mutton. Lamb, Venison. Veal, Pork. Poultry and Game. Made Dishes and Entrées. Meat and Fish Pies, etc. Vegetables. Potting and Collaring. Pastry and Puddings. Soufflés and Omelets. Creams and Jellies. Relishes, Custard. Ices and Cakes. Dessert. Preserves and Pickles. Butter and Cheese. Wines, Drinks, and Ale. Cookery for the Sick. Bills of Fare. Duties of Servants, etc. Compiled and edited by Mary Jewry.
London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co, [circa 1900]. Thick octavo (20.5 x 16 cm.), vi, 728, [2] pages. Index. Advertisements. Illustrated with six chromolithographic plates, and engravings in the text. Main text in double columns. Later, undated printing. The original publication, in a much smaller format, was issued in 1868. Bound in original red cloth, gilt, with decorated boards. Some sunning to red cloth at spine; a bit... (Item #6349)
Price: $120.00


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