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Le menage universel de la ville et des champs, et le jardinier accomodez au gout du temps; contenant la patisserrie, confitures, liqueurs, la cuisine, le jardinage, la chasse et la pesche, secrets du menage, les abeilles, les chevauxm les etangs, viviers, canaux, fosses, et marais. Ouvrage utile a toutes fortes de personnes. Par Mr. de La Ferriere. Nouvelle Edition Augmentée... avec approbation et privilege.
Bruxelles: Chez Jean Leonard, Libraire-Imprimeur; rue de la Cour, 1733. Octavo (20 x 13.5 cm.), [2], 502, [21] pages. Table des Chapitres. Frontispiece illustration engraved by Harrewijn, Jacobus (1662-1732?). Four parts in one volume: Le Menage Universel de la Ville et des Champs; [with] Traité des Abeilles ou l'on Voit, both by de la Ferriere; [with] Nouveau Traité des Chevaux, la Maniere se la Nourir, et de les Elever... [and... (Item #6789)
Price: $900.00
Le menage universel de la ville et des champs, et le jardinier accomodez au gout du temps; contenant la patisserrie, confitures, liqueurs, la cuisine, le jardinage, la chasse et la pesche, secrets du menage, les abeilles, les chevauxm les etangs, viviers, canaux, fosses, et marais. Ouvrage utile a toutes fortes de personnes. Par Mr. de La Ferriere. Nouvelle Edition Augmentée... avec approbation et privilege. Abbé de La Ferrière, Jacobus Harrewijn.
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La Masa Critica/Critical Mass Bakery. Cookbook by the Unemployed Workers Movement of La Matanza's Community Bakery
Buenos Aires: MTD Editora, 2007. Quarto, 45 pages. Photograhically illustrated. First edition. A photo essay with recipes and an introductory text. Some slight bumping to publisher's printed wrappers, otherwise fine. (Item #3769)
Price: $45.00
La Masa Critica/Critical Mass Bakery. Cookbook by the Unemployed Workers Movement of La Matanza's Community Bakery. La Matanza, Noah Dobin-Bernstein.
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101 Ways to Prepare Macaroni.
Brooklyn, NY: V. La Rosa & Sons, Inc. 1937. Duodecimo, 94 pages. First edition. A small recipe book compiled by New York-based pasta manufacturer. La Rosa & Sons, founded in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in 1914. Just two years before the publication of this booklet, The Brooklyn Eagle declared Brooklyn the "U.S. Macaroni Center". The authors go out of their way to expound on the healthfulness and non-fattening nature of macaroni, and... (Item #2183)
Price: $50.00
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Tomato and Green Peppers Original Commercial Label Artwork.
Circa 1930. Original acrylic painting on cardboard, 16x22 cm. Richly colored image of a ripe tomato and two green peppers, with artist's or art director's pencil trim marks. Unlettered commercial art likely for a can or crate label. One piece of masking tape affixed to verso, some wear to edges, otherwise very good. (Item #2123)
Price: $200.00
Tomato and Green Peppers Original Commercial Label Artwork. Label - Original Artwork.
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Diamond-shaped Lard Label.
New York: Chamberlain, Roe & Co. [late 19th century]. 16 x 27 cm label. Printed in red and black. A diamond shaped label for 19th century New York Lard Refiners and Provision Dealers, Chamberlain, Roe & Co. Leaf lard is the highest grade of lard, prepared here “expressly for family use”, leaf lard has minimal pork flavor and is ideal for its use in baked goods. Fine. (Item #3603)
Price: $90.00
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[Collection of 30 Vermont Jelly and Preserves Labels].
Brattleboro, VT: Brattleboro Jelly Company, circa 1890. 30 labels, various sizes between 6 x 6 cm and 10.5 x 13 cm. Full color lithographs produced by several printers including Forbes Lithograph Company of Boston and Brooks Bank Note Company, also of Boston. Among this collection are sixteen labels for A.L. Blair’s pickle products including sweet pickles, piccalilli, mustard relish, chow chow, horseradish, onions, wine vinegar, and cauliflower; six Brattleboro Jelly... (Item #3756)
Price: $500.00
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Petits et Grands Verres. Choix des meilleures recettes de Cocktails.
Paris: Au sans Pareil, 1927. Small quarto, 131, [2] pages. (24x18.5cm). First trade edition. A translation, by the artist, of Toye and Adair's, Drinks: Long & Short, originally issued in London in 1925. Much more than a translation, this beautiful re-imagining of the book, by one of France's most prolific and imaginative printmakers. In a custom binding, unsigned, with an original drawing for the design of the binding used as... (Item #5012)
Price: $750.00
Petits et Grands Verres. Choix des meilleures recettes de Cocktails. J.-E Laboureur, Nina & A. H. Adair Toye.
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The Pentucket Housewife. A Manual for Housekeepers, and Collection of Recipes, Contributed by the Ladies of the First Baptist Church, Haverhill, Mass. Third Edition.
Haverhill, MA: Press of Chase Bros. 1888. Octavo, 146, [10], pages. Ads. Index. Title page printed in red and black. Third edition. An attractively produced church community cookbook, with attributed recipes. Includes a large selection of gingerbreads. A number of recipes penciled in on the rear blanks. Some light soiling and wear throughout, Previous owner's name in pencil to front fly. Edgewear to the attractively gilt-stamped blue green cloth. [OCLC... (Item #3564)
Price: $200.00
The Pentucket Housewife. A Manual for Housekeepers, and Collection of Recipes, Contributed by the Ladies of the First Baptist Church, Haverhill, Mass. Third Edition. Haverhill Ladies of the First Baptist Church, Mass.
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Catalogue of the Collection of Books on Cookery and Gastronomy, The Property of M. Leon Lambert, of Brussels.
London: Sotheby & Co. 1966. Octavo, 79 pages. Illustrated. Auction catalogue of the culinary collection of M. Leon Lambert of Brussels. Original green wrappers with very mild wear; very good. (Item #3416)
Price: $25.00
Catalogue of the Collection of Books on Cookery and Gastronomy, The Property of M. Leon Lambert, of Brussels. M. Leon Lambert, Sotheby, Co.
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Guide for Nut Cookery : Together with a brief history of nuts and their food values. Illustrated.
Battle Creek, Michigan: Joseph Lambert & Company, 1899. Octavo, 451 pages, ad. First edition. Full color offset lithography, color process illustration of chestnut; numerous line drawings and halftone photographic illustrations throughout. In bumped and mildly soiled black- and green-printed/illustrated green-brown boards. All edges marbled. Slight hinge cracking and edge wear and staining to endpapers, otherwise very good. [OCLC locates thirty three copies; Bitting, pager 271; Cagle 434]. (Item #4834)
Price: $150.00
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The Landour Community Centre Cook Book.
Mussoorie, India: Mussoorie Book Society; printed at the Art Printing Press, 1938. Octavo (16 x 12.5 cm.), 227, [1] pages. Index. Stated second edition; the first having been issued in Landour in 1930, and printed at the Mafasilite Electric Printing Works. The brief foreword to the second edition, printed on the title page, mentions slight corrections and additions. A community cookbook created by expatriot American and English women in a.... (Item #6105)
Price: $250.00
The Landour Community Centre Cook Book. Landour Community Centre.
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En Compagnie d'Nout' Vin d'Anjou.
Angers: Editions Jacques Petit, 1945. Octavo, 70 pages. First edition, one of 879 numbered copies on velin blanc pu chiffon, from a total of 990. Illustrated by Maurice Pouzet in pochoir throughout. Some light abrasions to paper covers, otherwise very good, in publisher's paper covered boards, with a wine label style artwork pasted down. (Item #1616)
Price: $300.00
En Compagnie d'Nout' Vin d'Anjou. Felix Landreau, Maurice Pouzet.
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How to prepare and serve a meal. Interior decoration.
New York: Social Culture Publications, 151 Fifth Avenue, [1922]. Octavo (19.5 x 12.5 cm.), 64 pages. Illustrated. Publisher's advertisements. First Edition. Formal serving arrangements and menu suggestions for households that make regular use of waitstaff and butler's pantries. Slightest wear to corners, otherwise very good in publisher's titled, brown, textured wrappers. [Bitting 273; Brown 2914]. (Item #6127)
Price: $50.00
How to prepare and serve a meal. Interior decoration. Lillian B. Lansdown.
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La Cuisine Berrichonne, suivi de Chansons a Boire, Ornaments de Emile Popineau.
Paris: Chez Helleu et Sergent, 1925. Small octavo, 108 + 2 pages. First edition of this simple and lovely book devoted to the cuisine of Berry. The recipe list is not long, but includes 'boeuf au cornichons,' 'veau en etuvee,' 'rognons de moutons a la mode de Bourges,' and 'truffiat ou galette aux pommes de terre'. With a section on the wines of the region, and a collection of local... (Item #2301)
Price: $500.00
La Cuisine Berrichonne, suivi de Chansons a Boire, Ornaments de Emile Popineau. Hugues Lapaire.
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A Rhode Island Rule Book.
Providence, Rhode Island: Oxford Press, 1940. Small octavo (18.5 x 13.5 cm.), 82 pages. Second printing. A facsimile of what we are told was an early 19th century manuscript cookbook, though it remains a mystery how the compiler of a book created in the early 19th century could be the mother of the woman who issued this printed version in 1939. Some dampstaining and light soiling to endpapers; a bit... (Item #6715)
Price: $50.00
A Rhode Island Rule Book. Leah Inman; LeValley A. Inman Lapham.
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Clarisse, ou La Vieille Cuisiniere
Paris: édition de l'Abeille d'Or. Duodecimo, 200 pages. First edition. Frontispiece by Chas-Labord. Pages a bit age-toned, otherwise good, in a worn wrapper, with a one inch chip to the wrapper spine. (Item #2990)
Price: $60.00
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Manuel du Cuisinier Militaire en Campagne. Préface de Francis Carton.
Paris: Etienne Chiron, Editeur, 1940. Octavo (17.5 x 11.5 cm.), 123 pages. Index. Illustrated with a few diagrams in the text. FIRST EDITION. Practical recipes and menus from J. Laribe, military pharmacist and director of military classes. All recipes are portioned for one hundred soldiers. Laribe's culinary theory was appropriately technocratic for the military, and considered the three main factors in cooking to be equipment, manpower, and climate. Some light... (Item #6819)
Price: $120.00
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Mrs. Rasmussen's Book of One-Arm Cookery.
New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1946. Octavo, 101 pages. Illustrated by George Price. First edition. A humorous, just post-war collection of recipes for those who prefer to drink and smoke while cooking. Some tiny pencil notes to the rear paste down, and a bit of offsetting to the front same, otherwise a fine copy in a fine, unclipped dust jacket. (Item #2204)
Price: $60.00
Mrs. Rasmussen's Book of One-Arm Cookery. Mary Lasswell.
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Practical Dietetics: Food value of meat, flesh food not essential to mental or physical vigor.
New York: Health-Culture Co., Publishers, 1900. Small octavo (17.5 x 13 cm.), 72 pages. Illustrated with diagrams. Health-Culture Library no. 19 (Oct. 1900). First edition. A pseudo-scientific study comparing vegetarian and meat-eating diets, from the editor of Health-Culture, and the three parts within were all published in the vegetarian magazine in slightly different form. Publisher's gilt-titled gray boards soiled and rubbed at the extremities. Inscribed on the free front endpaper... (Item #6120)
Price: $35.00
Practical Dietetics: Food value of meat, flesh food not essential to mental or physical vigor. W. R. C. Latson, William Richard Cunningham Latson.
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Notes on Turquois in the East.
Chicago, Illinois: Field Museum of Natural History, 1913. Anthropological Series, Vol. XIII, No. 1. Octavo, 71 pages, plus eight photographic plates with captioned tissue guards; color frontispiece. FIRST EDITION. Laufer was the Field Museum's Curator of Asian Anthropology from 1908 to 1934. For much of that time, he was the only Sinologist working in the United States. He built magnificent collections of artifacts and books and documents for the Field... (Item #6002)
Price: $90.00
Notes on Turquois in the East. Berthold Laufer.
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Nos vignobles préservés sans frais pour le viticulteur.
Paris: G. Masson, Editeur, 1886. Duodecimo, 99 pages. First edition. A scarce treatise on the maintenance of healthy vineyards at minimal cost to the grower, penned by a retired infantry officer at a moment when phylloxera had destroyed up to 90% of European wine grapes. Complete but shaken, and splitting at creases on the spine. Still, good or better in original wrappers, and with the bookseller ticket of Feret &... (Item #2805)
Price: $500.00
Nos vignobles préservés sans frais pour le viticulteur. P. Launette.
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4 Sequences de la Matrice V. 1997.
n.p. Antoine Laval, 1997. Quarto, unpaginated. First edition of this artist book/sculpture, from Luxembourg artist Antoine Laval. One of ten hors commerce copies from an edition of 25, all on Johannot, signed and numbered by the artist. Four volumes, each with a different shape die-cut all the way through. The die-cuts, embossing, and black print refer to negative space created by abstract block sculptures constructed by the artist. Sturdy black... (Item #3053)
Price: $750.00
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Manuscript legal settlement of a dispute over a delivery of fish.
New York: October 13, 1795. Single leaf notarized document (32.5 x 20.5 cm.), printed and manuscript text on recto only. With embossed paper seal of the notary. Sworn testimony of a Peter Adams, regarding an agreement to settle a dispute over transport of one hundred barrels of fish. The fish, located in New Carlisle, Quebec (north of New Brunswick), to New York. The parties, Thomas Sherrer, who had attempted to... (Item #6277)
Price: $350.00
Manuscript legal settlement of a dispute over a delivery of fish. Law – Delivery of fish, Peter. Roorbach Adams, John F.
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The Clergy-Man's Recreation : Shewing the Pleasure and Profit of the Art of Gardening. [With:] The Gentleman's Recreation : or the Second Part of the Art of Gardening Improved. Containing Several New Experiments and Curious Observations relating to Fruit Trees: Particularly a New Method of Building Walls with Horizontal Shelters.
London: Printed for Bernard Lintott, between the Temple Gates in Fleet Street, 1717. Two works bound as one. Octavo, 84 & [19], 115, [1] pages. Fifth and Second editions, respectively. The "first original eighteenth century English treatise on gardening" [Henrey, p. 415], together with its companion, The Gentleman's Recreation. In 1718, following the printing of this volume, a third work was added, The Fruit-garden Kalendar... in order to make his... (Item #2848)
Price: $1,000.00
The Clergy-Man's Recreation : Shewing the Pleasure and Profit of the Art of Gardening. [With:] The Gentleman's Recreation : or the Second Part of the Art of Gardening Improved. Containing Several New Experiments and Curious Observations relating to Fruit Trees: Particularly a New Method of Building Walls with Horizontal Shelters. John Lawrence, Laurence.
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Moubray on breeding, rearing and fattening all kinds of poultry, cows, swine, and other domestic animals.
Boston / New York: Joseph Breck and Co. / G.C. Thorburn, 1837. Duodecimo, xii, 278 pages. Illustrated. Index. Second American, from the sixth London edition. Pages show evidence of having been dog-eared, age-toned throughout, in original green ribbon-cloth binding. Binding soiled, and morocco spine label chipped. Good. (Item #4796)
Price: $120.00


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