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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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A Few Facts About Canning.
circa 1895. Oblong booklet, 8.9 x 16.2 cm, 8 pages. Illustrated with photographs and engravings. Promotes the Mudge Patent Canner, a household canning processor that “does away with the stewing kettle” and is “the cheapest, most efficacious and economical system of putting up high-standard goods that has ever been invented.” The Boston Cooking School Magazine reviewed the device saying, “a great point in its favor is that, by the use..... (Item #3280)
Price: $75.00
A Few Facts About Canning. John L. Gaumer Co.
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New England Book of Fruit : containing an abridgement of Manning's Descriptive Catalogue of the most valuable varieties of the pear, apple, peach, plum, and cherry, for New England culture. To which are added the grape, quince, gooseberry, current, and strawberry; with outlines of many of the finest pears, drawn from nature; with directions for pruning, grafting, budding, and general modes of culture. Third edition. Revised and enlarged.
Salem, Mass.; Boston: Published by W. & S.B. Ives; W.J. Reynolds & Co. B.B. Mussey & Co. and for sale at most of the agricultural and seed stores in the United States, 1847. Octavo (16.5 x 10.5 cm.), [viii], 144 pages. Hand-colored frontispiece and engraved title page. Illustrated with wood engravings of fruit. Index of varietals at rear. Third edition, revised and enlarged.. A brief but broad survey of the... (Item #5933)
Price: $180.00
New England Book of Fruit : containing an abridgement of Manning's Descriptive Catalogue of the most valuable varieties of the pear, apple, peach, plum, and cherry, for New England culture. To which are added the grape, quince, gooseberry, current, and strawberry; with outlines of many of the finest pears, drawn from nature; with directions for pruning, grafting, budding, and general modes of culture. Third edition. Revised and enlarged. John M. Ives, Robert Manning.
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When Mother Lets Us Cook. A book of simple receipts for little folks, with important cooking rules in rhyme, together with handy lists of the materials and utensils needed for the preparation of each dish.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1924. Octavo, ix, 95 pages. Illustrated throughout with woodcuts, some initialed in the cut by "AB". Later edition; first published in 1908 by Moffat, Yard & Co. A charming cookbook for children, with recipes accompanied by simple culinary rules in rhyme. Light wear to extremities of blue- and black-printed orange cloth; illustrated with a design of two sisters at diligently (and neatly) at work... (Item #5729)
Price: $50.00
When Mother Lets Us Cook. A book of simple receipts for little folks, with important cooking rules in rhyme, together with handy lists of the materials and utensils needed for the preparation of each dish. Constance Johnson.
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How Crops Feed : A treatise on the atmosphere and the soil, as related to the nutrition of agricultural plants, with illustrations.
New York: Orange Judd Company, 1883. Octavo, 375, [9] pages. Illustrated. Later printing. A popular 19th century textbook of soil science and agricultural chemistry. Some age toning to pages, otherwise internally very good or better, in publisher's burgundy cloth, which is soiled and worn. Good only. (Item #3065)
Price: $40.00
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How Crops Grow. A treatise on the chemical composition, structure and life of the plant, for students of agriculture, with numerous illustrations and tables of analyses. Revised and Enlarged Edition.
New York: Orange Judd Company, 1893. Octavo, 394, [2] pages. Illustrated. Later printing, of the revised and enlarged edition. One of the most popular 19th century textbooks of agricultural chemistry. A fine copy, in publisher's gilt-stamped brick red cloth. (Item #3062)
Price: $90.00
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How Crops Grow. A treatise on the chemical composition, structure and life of the plant, for students of agriculture, with numerous illustrations and tables of analyses.
New York: Orange Judd & Company, 1868. Octavo, 394, [2] pages. Illustrated. First edition. One of the most popular 19th century textbooks of agricultural chemistry. Contemporary owner's ink signature to front fly, otherwise a fine copy, in publisher's gilt-stamped, pebbled brown cloth. (Item #3064)
Price: $150.00
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The English-Arabic Cookery Book.
Beirut: Dar Al Hayat, 1950. Large octavo, stapled in wrappers, 239, [17] pages.Advertisements. Parallel text in English and Arabic. First edition. The author states that this book is the product of her thirty years in the Middle East (preface). It seems she is trying to bring a sort of generalized Western cooking peppered with North African flavors to the ordinary young Lebanese housewife, and that the Arabic translation was intended... (Item #2816)
Price: $250.00
The English-Arabic Cookery Book. E. Gertrude Joly, compiler.
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Gourmet's Guide to New Orleans.
Metairie. Louisiana: [the author], 1964. Octavo, (23 x 15.5 cm.), 178 pages. Table of contents. Index to supplement. Cover illustrated with a linoleum cut by Olive Leonhardt. Stated seventeenth edition; originally published 1933. A popular and long-published New Orleans cookbook, with many attributed recipes. Through at least the fourteenth edition, this book listed Natalie Scott as an author, alongside Caroline Merrick Jones. Scott's name was dropped, and now appears in... (Item #6014)
Price: $50.00
Gourmet's Guide to New Orleans. Caroline Merrick Jones.
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Gourmet's Guide to New Orleans.
Metairie. Louisiana: [the author], 1972. Octavo, (23 x 15.5 cm.), 178 pages. Table of contents. Index to supplement. Cover illustrated with a linoleum cut by Olive Leonhardt. Stated seventeenth edition; originally published 1933. A popular and long-published New Orleans cookbook, with many attributed recipes. Through at least the fourteenth edition, this book listed Natalie Scott as an author, alongside Caroline Merrick Jones. Scott's name was dropped, and now appears in... (Item #6015)
Price: $40.00
Gourmet's Guide to New Orleans. Caroline Merrick Jones.
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High Bonnet.
New York: Prentice Hall, Inc. 1945. Octavo, 184 pages. First edition, of this classic novel of the professional chef. The author, a Welshman transplanted to California, was a longtime San Francisco journalist and novelist. M.F.K. Fisher provides a long jacket blurb which, in part, states "Everything Idwal Jones writes is charged with a special tantalizing flavor, a kind of exotic earthiness, and High Bonnet is to my mind the most... (Item #2226)
Price: $350.00
High Bonnet. Idwal Jones.
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Burnett's Floral Handbook.
Boston: Joseph Burnett & Co.; [printed by] Forbes Co. 1878. Booklet in stapled, chromolithographed wrapper (11.5 x 7.5 cm.), 40 pages. Illustrated advertisements throughout, Title, date, and publication information from cover. ~ A single issue of an attractive little calendar and promotional booklet produced annually, usually under the title Burnett's Floral Handbook and Ladies Calendar, by the company to advertise its various patent medicines, flavoring extracts for cooking, and hair... (Item #6432)
Price: $150.00


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