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The New Home-Made Cook Book. A Practical Guide to Healthful, Tasteful, Cheap, as well as Refined cooking of soups, fish, meats, game, poultry, vegetables, pastry, cakes and bread. To which are added Numerous household recipes for pickling, preserving, etc., etc...
New York: M.J. Ivers & Co., 86 Nassau st. 1882. Octavo-sized stapled booklet (21 x 15.5 cm.), 48 pages. Single advertisement to rear panel of wrappers. Printed in double columns throughout. A small household manual, originally issued under the title Lakeside Cook Book, no. 1, by Donnelly, Gassette & Loyd in Chicago in 1878. The author, Naomi Donnelly, is credited on those earliest printings, but here the book indicates the... (Item #5896)
Price: $200.00
The New Home-Made Cook Book. A Practical Guide to Healthful, Tasteful, Cheap, as well as Refined cooking of soups, fish, meats, game, poultry, vegetables, pastry, cakes and bread. To which are added Numerous household recipes for pickling, preserving, etc., etc. anonymously Naomi Donnelly.
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The Progressive Farmer: a Scientific Treatise on Agricultural Chemistry, the Geology of Agriculture; on Plants, Animals, Manures, and Soils.
New York: A.O. Moore Agricultural Book Publisher, 1857. Octavo, 254 pages + 10 ads. Later printing of the original 1852 Saxton & Co. publication. This copy ex-libris the Tenney Memorial Library of Newburyport, VT, but with only a small round shelf sticker to spine, a bookplate on the front pastedown, and an ink shelf number on the rear pastedown. Some foxing to title page and frontispiece. Still, overall very good... (Item #2176)
Price: $150.00
The Progressive Farmer: a Scientific Treatise on Agricultural Chemistry, the Geology of Agriculture; on Plants, Animals, Manures, and Soils. J. A. Nash.
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National Yeast Co. Cook Book. Established 1870, Daily Production 12 Tons. Depots New York, Boston, Troy, Detroit, Chicago & St. Louis. Factory at Seneca Falls.]
[Seneca Falls, New York: the company, 1887]. Machine sewn booklet (15.5 x 9 cm.), 47 & [1] pages. Title from cover; date from calendar (page [48]). FIRST EDITION. An attractive promotional cookbook, with recipes for griddle cakes, biscuits, and breads, as one might expect, but also for Boston & Maine Railroad pie, “sick room” & invalid recipes, and quite a few recipes requiring no yeast at all. Pictorial sewn stiff... (Item #6375)
Price: $90.00
National Yeast Co. Cook Book. Established 1870, Daily Production 12 Tons. Depots New York, Boston, Troy, Detroit, Chicago & St. Louis. Factory at Seneca Falls.]. National Yeast Company, N. Y. Seneca Falls.
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World Famous Chefs' Cook Book, Rare old recipes, arranged for the homemaker.
Chicago, Illinois: Otto Naylor Corporation, Publishers, 1941. Octavo, 637, [3], xxxi pages. Second printing. This very large compendium of recipes gathered from around the world seeks to solve the problems of the modern housewife with the dishes and advice of professional hotel, restaurant, and even railroad chefs. "Dinners served to her husband's associates must compete successfully with the menus of the world's most noted hotels, restaurants, ocean liners and streamliners"... (Item #5530)
Price: $60.00
World Famous Chefs' Cook Book, Rare old recipes, arranged for the homemaker. Ford Naylor.
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The Apiary; or, Bees, Bee-Hives and Bee Culture. Being a Familiar Account of the Habits of Bees; and the Most Improved Methods of Management, with Full Direction, Adapted for the Cottager, Farmer, or Scientific Apiarian.
London: Geo. Neighbour and Sons, 1866. Octavo, 274 pages + 3 ads. Illustrated with two plates and additional illustrations in the text. Second, enlarged edition. In their bibliography, British Bee Books, 1500-1976, the IBRA states of the publishers, "Neighbour and Sons were considerable appliance dealers. The book contains their catalogue, and an account of their stand at the 1851 Exhibition, and at the International Exhibition of 1862." Some foxing throughout... (Item #2436)
Price: $100.00
The Apiary; or, Bees, Bee-Hives and Bee Culture. Being a Familiar Account of the Habits of Bees; and the Most Improved Methods of Management, with Full Direction, Adapted for the Cottager, Farmer, or Scientific Apiarian. Alfred Neighbour.
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The Every-Day Cook-Book and Encyclopedia of Practical Recipes for Family Use. Economical, reliable and excellent.
Chicago: Regan Printing House, 1892. Octavo, 315, viii pages. Later printing. Originally published New York, J.W. Lovell [1884] and reprinted, Chicago and Philadelphia, 1887 and 1888 and by other publishers after that date (Cagle, page 399) In soiled and faded gilt-stamped dark blue oilcloth. All edges marbled. Hinges shaken, pages aged and brittle with some dampstaining, generally good. [OCLC locates one copy; Bitting, page 341 (different printing); Cagle 557]. (Item #5023)
Price: $50.00
The Every-Day Cook-Book and Encyclopedia of Practical Recipes for Family Use. Economical, reliable and excellent. Miss E. Neill.
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The Every-Day Cook-Book and Encyclopedia of Practical Recipes for Family Use. Economical, reliable and excellent.
Chicago, Illinois: Mercantile Pub. & Advertising Co,. 1892. Octavo, 315, viii pages. Later printing. Originally published New York, J.W. Lovell [1884] and reprinted, Chicago and Philadelphia, 1887 and 1888 and by other publishers after that date (Cagle, page 399) Pages age-toned and brittle. In soiled and worn gray-stamped black oil-cloth with adhesions; generally good only. [OCLC locates no copies of this edition; Bitting, page 341 (different printing); Cagle 557 (different printing)]. (Item #5136)
Price: $60.00
The Every-Day Cook-Book and Encyclopedia of Practical Recipes for Family Use. Economical, reliable and excellent. Miss E. Nei, l.
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Fourneaux de Cuisine. 1908. 11, Rue Viete, Paris.
Paris: Nessi Oncle & Neveu, 1908. Quarto, [2]+27 mostly double-paged plates. A handsome trade catalogue from this Parisian stove manufacturer. According to the catalogue, the installed stoves, rotisseries, and hot water service in apartments, chateaux, restaurants, hotel particuliers, and hospitals. The original wrappers are bound into gilt-stamped green cloth-covered boards. One small tear to the spine cloth otherwise fine. [OCLC locates no copies]. (Item #2428)
Price: $750.00
Fourneaux de Cuisine. 1908. 11, Rue Viete, Paris. Nessi Oncle, Constructeurs Neveu.
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America's housekeeping book.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941. Thick octavo, xxiv, 607, pages. Index. Illustrated. First edition. Issued as a companion volume to America's Cook Book. A complete compendium of instructions for the management of the home. Some light soiling throughout, otherwise near fine in a near fine publisher's unclipped dust jacket. With the bookseller's ticket of the Old Corner Book Shop. (Item #5187)
Price: $90.00
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Circular Advice, In regard to Preparing, Packing and Shipping Articles of Produce for the New York Market.
New York: New York Market, circa 1890s. Small octavo, 32 pages. A practical handbook for the proper shipment of goods including produce, meats, and poultry for sale at the New York Market. Advice includes regulations regarding marking and shipping of packages; shipping in ice; methods of killing poultry; selection of spring lambs; customary care for hops and honey; and uniform selection of apples and pears, among other items and rules... (Item #3242)
Price: $100.00
Circular Advice, In regard to Preparing, Packing and Shipping Articles of Produce for the New York Market. New York Market.
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Gæsteporten.
[New York]: 1947-1993. Wooden guest book in the shape of a door, wooden metal hinges, 50 leaves sewn with pink cord, with seventy-five holograph signatures, nearly forty of which we have been able to identify. The Old Denmark was a casual restaurant, at 135 East 57th Street, and later, 113 East 65th Street, on New York’s Upper East Side. A 1964 review gave the restaurant one star, and described it... (Item #3221)
Price: $4,000.00
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Quantity Recipes.
Ithaca, NY: (Cornell University), 1938-1948. Two thick quartos, not consistently paginated. A collection of recipes in two volumes collected in fourteen sections, most likely issued individually: Sandwiches, Salads, Breads, Deserts, Cakes, Cookies & Frostings, Soups, Meat & Poultry, Meat Extensions, Meatless and Fish Recipes, Meat Substitutes, Dressings, Relishes and Sauces, Vegetables. Recipes appear to be assembled for a specific course as each section contains a unique identification code, most likely... (Item #4697)
Price: $350.00
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The Amenities of Book-Collecting and Kindred Affections.
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1922. Octavo, 373 pages. Later printing, May 1922 impression. Illustrated throughout. One of the fundamental texts on book-collecting by knowledgeable 20th century collector. Quarter-cloth in brown boards with bumping to corners, discolored spine with paper title label. Near very good. Lacks dust jacket. (Item #3473)
Price: $35.00
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A Magnificent Farce and Other Diversions of a Book-Collector.
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1921. Octavo, 373 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Follow-up to The Amenities of Book-Collecting presents further insights into book collecting. Quarter-cloth in brown boards with rubbing and bumping to corners, spine with paper title label. Near very good. Lacking dust jacket. (Item #3474)
Price: $35.00
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What I Know; or the Economical Cook and House-Book, Hints on the Daily Duties of a Housekeeper. Comprising nearly five hundred receipts for cooking, preserving, pickling, washing, ironing, gardening, plain and fancy needle-work, putting up of winter stores, and numerous other receipts, useful and needful in every well-regulated household. Fourth edition, revised and enlarged.
Philadelphia: J.W. Bradley, 48 N. Fourth Street, 1860. Small octavo, 160 pages. Index. Stated fourth edition, originally published Philadelphia, 1856 under the title What I Know, or Hints on the Daily Duties of a Housekeeper. One of a number of Quaker cookbooks to appear in the 1850s. Narrative form recipes in "The Economical Cook Book" section with various hints and instructions in the latter household guide. Nicholson offers an early... (Item #5671)
Price: $250.00
What I Know; or the Economical Cook and House-Book, Hints on the Daily Duties of a Housekeeper. Comprising nearly five hundred receipts for cooking, preserving, pickling, washing, ironing, gardening, plain and fancy needle-work, putting up of winter stores, and numerous other receipts, useful and needful in every well-regulated household. Fourth edition, revised and enlarged. Elizabeth Nicholson.
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Les Plaisirs de la Table. Où, sous une forme nouvelle, l'Auteur a dévoilé maints délicieux secrets et recettes de bonne Cuisine, transcrit les précieux avis de Gourmets fameux et de fins Gastronomes, conseillers aimables et sûrs de l'Art du Bien-Manger. Préface de Robert de Flers. Dessins de P. F. Grignon.
Paris: Chez l'Auteur et chez Lapina, Editeur, 1930. Small quarto, 333 pages. Illustrated. Second, revised edition, with a new introduction by the original dedicatee, Robert de Flers. One of 2000 copies on verge, from a total of 2150 copies. A "remarquable livre de recettes." (Oberlé. Le Fastes de Bacchus et de Comus). Nignon was chef to the Tsar, and to the Austrian Emperor, before cooking at the grand Parisian Restaurant... (Item #2390)
Price: $1,200.00
Les Plaisirs de la Table. Où, sous une forme nouvelle, l'Auteur a dévoilé maints délicieux secrets et recettes de bonne Cuisine, transcrit les précieux avis de Gourmets fameux et de fins Gastronomes, conseillers aimables et sûrs de l'Art du Bien-Manger. Préface de Robert de Flers. Dessins de P. F. Grignon. Edouard Nignon.
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Les Plaisirs de la Table. Où, sous une forme nouvelle, l'Auteur a dévoilé maints délicieux secrets et recettes de bonne Cuisine, transcrit les précieux avis de Gourmets fameux et de fins Gastronomes, conseillers aimables et sûrs de l'Art du Bien-Manger. Préface de Robert de Flers. Dessins de P. F. Grignon.
Paris: by the author and J. Meynial, [1926]. Small quarto, 333 pages. First edition, trade issue on verge antique. A "remarquable livre de recettes." (Oberlé. Le Fastes de Bacchus et de Comus). Nignon was chef to the Tsar, and to the Austrian Emperor, before cooking at the grand Parisian restaurant, Larue. His cookbook is filled not just with recipes redolent of the finest French cooking, but also many historical culinary... (Item #2474)
Price: $500.00
Les Plaisirs de la Table. Où, sous une forme nouvelle, l'Auteur a dévoilé maints délicieux secrets et recettes de bonne Cuisine, transcrit les précieux avis de Gourmets fameux et de fins Gastronomes, conseillers aimables et sûrs de l'Art du Bien-Manger. Préface de Robert de Flers. Dessins de P. F. Grignon. Edouard Nignon.
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Eloges de la Cuisine Française. Presentation de Sacha Guitry.
Paris: L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza, 1933. Quarto, 444 pages. Illustrated with designs and ornaments by Pierre Courtois. First edition. Nignon was chef to the Tsar and to the Austrian Emperor before cooking at the grand Parisian Restaurant Larue. This is one of the great expressions of French cooking between the wars. In original taupe wrappers, printed in black, green and silver, with a bit of wear and a stain to... (Item #4756)
Price: $500.00
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Eloges de la Cuisine Française. Presentation de Sacha Guitry.
Paris: L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza, 1933. Quarto, 444 pages. Illustrated with designs and ornaments by Pierre Courtois. First edition. Nignon was chef to the Tsar and to the Austrian Emperor before cooking at the grand Parisian Restaurant Larue. This is one of the great expressions of French cooking between the wars. Mostly unopened. In original taupe wrappers, printed in black, green and silver, with a tiny bit of edgewear. Near... (Item #5514)
Price: $600.00
Eloges de la Cuisine Française. Presentation de Sacha Guitry. Eduoard Nignon.
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The Nobel Milk Cook Book. 1195 Modern Recipes, covering all types of food preparation in American homes.
Boston: Nobel Milk Company/Grosset & Dunlap, 1941. Quarto, 394 pages. Illustrated in black & white and color. First edition under this title. This promotional cookbook is a new edition, with new title, of Helena Renaud's American Home Cook Book, originally issued by Grosset & Dunlap in 1939. Strangely, they have changed the page format from octavo to quarto-sized, with the first few chapter re-centered on the page, and the remainder... (Item #2629)
Price: $100.00
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The new gem series of valuable receipt books: No. 2 – water proof boots.
[Foxborough, Mass.]: Published by A.L. Elliot, 1865. Booklet, (13 x 7.5 cm.), 8 pages. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. The second in a series of three handy money-saving books: No. 1 – How to Save Fuel; No. 2 – Water-proof Boots & Warm Feet; No. 3 – Cures for Coughs and Colds. While the wrappers indicate, “Others will be ready soon” there is no evidence more booklets were produced beyond the... (Item #6297)
Price: $300.00
The new gem series of valuable receipt books: No. 2 – water proof boots. dry Non-culinary recipes - warm, feet.
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The Pocket Farrier, Or Approved Receipts Collected From Different Authors With an Intent to Cure Or Assist Any Immediate Accidents That May Happen to a Horse Till Further Help Can Be Had.
Philadelphia: Published by Jacob Johnson, 1807. 64mo. (10 x 7 cm.) 27, [4] pages. Index (i.e. table of contents). FIRST EDITION. Copies of this work are reported both with and without the engraved frontispiece, “The Age of a Horse by His Teeth”, signed “J. Trenchard sculp.” This copy lacks the frontispiece, which we believe had not been included in all copies at the time of binding. Copies with the frontispiece... (Item #6238)
Price: $500.00
The Pocket Farrier, Or Approved Receipts Collected From Different Authors With an Intent to Cure Or Assist Any Immediate Accidents That May Happen to a Horse Till Further Help Can Be Had. Non-culinary recipes.
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A Housekeeper's Scrap-Book. Privately Printed for the benefit of Norfolk House Centre, Roxbury, Massachusetts.
Roxbury, MA: Norfolk House Centre, [1922]. Octavo, 23 pages. A slight pamphlet of a fundraising cookbook, to benefit this private school outside of Boston. Recipes include a 'Ham Mousse', 'Nut Wafers' and 'Veronique Soup'. Some age toning to the somewhat brittle wrappers, which also have some chipping to their edges. Scarce. [OCLC locates two copies, at the Schlesinger Library and in the Vehling Collection at Cornell]. (Item #2245)
Price: $100.00
A Housekeeper's Scrap-Book. Privately Printed for the benefit of Norfolk House Centre, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Norfolk House Centre.
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North Packing and Provision Co.: Packers, Curers, Jobbers, and Exporters of Provisions.
Boston: Alfred Mudge & Son, 1893. Octavo in wrappers, 64 pages. This promotional piece describes the production process of the North Packing and Provision Company, who slaughter, render, cure, pack, and export meats across the world. Text and photographs illustrate the train yards and sheds, cold storage, cooperage and more as the various lard products and meat cuts produced by the company. Text and wrappers in fine conditions. (Item #3245)
Price: $200.00
North Packing and Provision Co.: Packers, Curers, Jobbers, and Exporters of Provisions. North Packing, Provision Co.
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La Biere Eternelle. De la Biere de Sumer a la Biere de Muller.
Neuchatels: Idees et Calendes, 1964. Quarto, 124 pages. Illustrated throughout with lithographs by the author. Text in French. First edition. A pleasant and entertaining history of beer from the ancient world to the mid-20th cenury. Tiny bit of wear to the head and foot of the spine, otherwise a fine copy in publisher's paper covered boards, in original glassine. (Item #1870)
Price: $50.00


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