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Centennial Souvenir of New York. N. Clark's Art Gallery, Restaurant and Confectionery. Broadway, Corner of Thirteenth Street.
New York: G.W. Pach, Photo. 1876. Printed souvenir card, (35.5 x 22.5cm), A triptych of original photos, pasted on a gold-printed card, advertising N. Clark's Gallery, Restaurant and Confectionery, located at the corner of Broadway and thirteenth street. The photographer, G.W. Pach was the eldest and most active of the famous Pach family of portrait photographers. His office was just a block south of Clark's, in the building now owned... (Item #2412)
Price: $1,350.00
Centennial Souvenir of New York. N. Clark's Art Gallery, Restaurant and Confectionery. Broadway, Corner of Thirteenth Street. . W. Pach, ustavus.
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Mandarin Chop Suey Cook Book : Containing Authentic Translations of the Best Recipes of Leading Chinese Chefs and Directions for Preparing Various Popular and Healthful Chinese Dishes Exactly as They Are Prepared in the Orient.
Chicago: Pacific Trading Company, 1928. Octavo, 96 pages. Second edition. An early Chinese-American cookbook. Newman counts this as among just four Chinese cookbooks published in the 1920s. Seventy-seven recipes. Includes menus, and a number of memorandum pages at rear for handwritten additions. Near fine in publisher's printed tan wrappers. With the bookseller's ticket of Maxwell Einhorn. [Newman, Chinese Cookbooks 483]. (Item #3442)
Price: $50.00
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Early California Hospitality. The Cookery Customs of Spanish California, with authentic recipes and menus of the period.
Glendale: Arthur H. Clark, 1938. Octavo, 182 pages. Frontispiece, two additional text illustrations. Index. First edition. One of 1,019 copies. "The first and only authentic record of Spanish California cookery, revealing many secret recipes and menus of the period handed down through five generations by the author's illustrious Spanish ancestors who first trod the soil of California with Padre Junipero Serra." The author was a direct descendant of Juan Francisco... (Item #4384)
Price: $225.00
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How America Eats.
New York: Charles Scribner & Sons, 1960. Quarto, 495 pages. Illustrated. First Edition. One of the great American cookbooks, appearing on the cusp of America's newfound love affair with food, in the era that also introduced Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and Craig Claiborne's New York Times Cookbook. R.W. Apple described Paddleford as the "Nellie Bly of culinary journalism, and stated that she was "matched as a.... (Item #2577)
Price: $300.00
How America Eats. Clementine Paddleford.
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How America Eats.
New York: Charles Scribner & Sons, 1961. Quarto, 495 pages. Illustrated. First issue of the deluxe AMSCO issue. One of the great American cookbooks, appearing on the cusp of America's newfound love affair with food, in the era that also introduced Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and Craig Claiborne's New York Times Cookbook. R.W. Apple described Paddleford as the "Nellie Bly of culinary journalism, and stated that... (Item #2801)
Price: $200.00
How America Eats. Clementine Paddleford.
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Les Eaux-de-vie et les alcools, guide pratique du Bouilleur de cru et du Distillateur... Troisieme Edition.
Paris: Librarie Hachette et Cie. 1914. Small octavo, 170 pages. Illustrated throughout with steel engravings. Third edition. A thorough and detailed manual for the production of fruit brandies, or "waters of life". Includes sections on producing eaux de vie from wine, cider, pear, noyaux (apricot pits), marc (the solid pommace left over from wine production). and more. Some light soiling, and printed paper spine label age darkened, otherwise very good... (Item #2729)
Price: $250.00
Les Eaux-de-vie et les alcools, guide pratique du Bouilleur de cru et du Distillateur... Troisieme Edition. G. Pagès.
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A Complete Manual for the Cultivation of the Strawberry; With a Description of the Best Varieties.
New York: C.M. Saxton, Agricultural Book Publisher, 1854. Octavo, 144 pages plus 10 page C.M. Saxton catalog. First edition. This manual provides instruction, based on the tried observations and experience of the author, on selection and cultivation of soil, manures and mulching, watering, winter protection, and a vast descriptions of strawberry varieties, including: Crimson Cone, Princess Alice Maude, Prolific Hautboy, McAvoy's Extra Red, and more. Also includes information on cultivation... (Item #3138)
Price: $90.00
A Complete Manual for the Cultivation of the Strawberry; With a Description of the Best Varieties. R. G. Pardee.
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La Cocina Española Moderna.
Madrid; Buenos Aires: Compania Iberi-Americana de Publicaciones, Sociedad Anónima, Renacimiento, [circa 1913-17]. Biblioteca de la mujer, vol. 2. Duodecimo (17 x 11 cm.), viii, 412 pages. Index. "Prólogo" signed by La Condesa de Pardo Bazán. FIRST EDITION. A companion Spanish cookbook to La Cocina Española Moderna, both written by the Galician countess Emilia, Condesa de Pardo Bazán, novelist, journalist, literary critic, poet, playwright, translator, editor and professor. She was also..... (Item #6814)
Price: $150.00
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Kenya High School Recipe Book.
[Nairobi]: The English Press, Ltd. on behalf of Mrs. Bridella Rose, [1959?]. Octavo, 110 pages. Ads. Illustrated. First Edition. A community cookbook with attributed recipes donated by parents and friends of the Kenya High School. The profits from the cookbook went to the Kenya High School Chapel Fund. Recipes range from Indonesian Ba-Mi and Czechoslovakian Steak to South African Wine Pudding and Auntie May's Shortbread. In addition to recipes and... (Item #3043)
Price: $50.00
Kenya High School Recipe Book. Parents, Friends of the Kenya High School.
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Haitian Recipes. Illustrated by Robel Paris.
Port-au-Prince, Haiti: the author/Henri Deschamps, 1955. Octavo-sized stapled booklet, 14 pages. Illustrated. First edition. "Robel Paris, one of the very few non-Haitians to exhibit at the legendary Centre d'Art in Port-au-Prince, where she also taught. She had a one-woman show there in February 1952. Biographical information on her is scarce but she seems to have been born Rosabelle Paris in the United States on May 10. 1905. She was employed... (Item #3219)
Price: $90.00
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Miss Parloa's Kitchen Companion. A Guide for All Who Would be Good Housekeepers. Illustrated.
Boston: Estes & Lauriat; for the Clover Publishing Company, publishers of "Food". 1887. Thick octavo, xiii, 966 pages. Illustrated throughout. Styled nineteenth edition, and issued in this case as a promotional item for the Clover Publishing Company, publishers of the periodical, "Food". A massive cookbook, from the founder of Miss Parloa's School of Cooking in Boston and a prolific author. It's been suggested that she was the first to have... (Item #5011)
Price: $75.00
Miss Parloa's Kitchen Companion. A Guide for All Who Would be Good Housekeepers. Illustrated. Maria Parloa.
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Miss Parloa's New Cook Book and Marketing Guide. Illustrated.
Boston: Dana Estes and Company, Publishers, [post-1887]. Octavo, 430, [18] pages. Rear blanks for recipes (not used). Illustrations in the text. Later printing, with the title page bearing the second title, "New Cook Book and Marketing Guide", not the original, Maria Parloa's New Cook Book, a Guide to Marketing and Cooking. A bit of light soiling to the endpapers and edges of text block, otherwise very good, in slightly edgeworn... (Item #5179)
Price: $200.00
Miss Parloa's New Cook Book and Marketing Guide. Illustrated. Maria Parloa.
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Miss Parloa's Young Housekeeper. Designed to Aid Beginners. Economical receipts for those who are cooking for two or three. Illustrated.
Boston: Dana Estes and Co. 1900. Octavo, 405 pages. First edition, later printing. Originally issued in 1893. While many of the author's earlier books included both economical and "rich" dishes, often clearly demarcated, this book collects solely the economical recipes. Some light age toning and rubbing to the publisher's black and silver decorated gray cloth, otherwise very good or better. With the bookplate of the Sontheimer Foundation. Carl Sontheimer was... (Item #2620)
Price: $350.00
Miss Parloa's Young Housekeeper. Designed to Aid Beginners. Economical receipts for those who are cooking for two or three. Illustrated. Maria Parloa.
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Miss Parloa's Young Housekeeper. Designed to Aid Beginners. Economical receipts for those who are cooking for two or three. Illustrated.
Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1894. Octavo, 405 pages. Ads. First edition, second printing. Originally issued in 1893. While many of the author's earlier books included both economical and "rich" dishes, often clearly demarcated, this book collects solely the economical recipes aimed at the small family. Internally sound and tight, but quite a few pages have been discolored from news paper clippings laid-in. The publisher's black and silver decorated green oil-cloth... (Item #5299)
Price: $90.00
Miss Parloa's Young Housekeeper. Designed to Aid Beginners. Economical receipts for those who are cooking for two or three. Illustrated. Maria Parloa.
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Choice Receipts and Specimen Pages from Miss Parloa's New Cook Book. Sold by all Booksellers and Newsmen.
Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1881. Small octavo, 32 unnumbered pages. Advertisements. Illustrated. Includes a page of press notices. Sample book with specimen pages for the author’s New Cook Book. Miss Parloa’s New Cook Book was written during the time she was lecturing at the newly established Boston Cooking School, funded in 1879 by the Women’s Education Association. not long after the book was published, she left Boston for New York..... (Item #4904)
Price: $300.00
Choice Receipts and Specimen Pages from Miss Parloa's New Cook Book. Sold by all Booksellers and Newsmen. Parloa, Maria.
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Polly Put the Kettle on We'll All Make Jell-O.
LeRoy, N. Y. The Genesee Pure Food Company, 1924. Oblong, stapled booklet (18 pages). Illustrated throughout in color; with color wrappers illustrated by Maxfield Parrish. Includes recipes, menus, and text reassuring the consumer about the quality of Jell-O. With original cord tie, for hanging the booklet in the kitchen. Light soiling to wrappers, otherwise fine. (Item #5992)
Price: $90.00
Polly Put the Kettle on We'll All Make Jell-O. Maxfield Parrish, Jell-O.
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Polly Put the Kettle on We'll All Make Jell-O.
LeRoy, N. Y. The Genesee Pure Food Company, 1924. Oblong, stapled booklet (18 pages). Illustrated throughout in color; with color wrappers illustrated by Maxfield Parrish. Includes recipes, menus, and text reassuring the consumer about the quality of Jell-O. With original cord tie, for hanging the booklet in the kitchen. Wrappers soiled, otherwise very good. (Item #5993)
Price: $60.00
Polly Put the Kettle on We'll All Make Jell-O. Maxfield Parrish, Jell-O.
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The Ills of Indigestion, Their Causes and Their Cures, In Three Essays.
North Berkeley, California: Cumbernauld Co., Publishers, 1896. Sextodecimo, 338 pages. First edition. One of the notable contributions toward understanding the relationship between nutrition and the gastrointestinal tract well before advances made during and after World War I in electrogastography and in managing bacterial pathogens. Having established a reputation for the treatment of seasickness, Dr. Herman Partsch (1849-1934), a physician in San Francisco, turned next to summarizing what he had encountered... (Item #4954)
Price: $225.00
The Ills of Indigestion, Their Causes and Their Cures, In Three Essays. Herman Partsch.
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Seven and Nine Years among the Camanches and Apaches. An Autobiography.
Jersey City, N.J. Published by Clark Johnson, M.D. 1874. Octavo (19 x 12.5 cm.), 309, [1] pages. Illustrated. Advertisement. Second edition, second printing. Graff refers to an earlier undated issue of 219 pages. This 309 page edition, was originally issued in 1874. Felcone also notes copies of the 1874 printing with and without the two line printers attribution to the title page verso. A false Indian captivity narrative in the... (Item #6017)
Price: $60.00
Seven and Nine Years among the Camanches and Apaches. An Autobiography. Patent Medicine – advertising, Edwin Eastman.
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Report of a trial for violation of the patent right of the 'American Air-Tight' cooking-stove, in the Circuit Court of the United States within and for the district of Massachusetts : wherein Elias Johnson and David B. Cox, were plaintiffs, and Peter Low and George W. Hicks, were defendants.
Boston: Dickinson Printing Establishment, Damrell & Moore, 1848. Octavo (22.5 x 14 cm.), 60 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates; illustrated. With one folding copper-engraved plate and 12 text figures. Interleaved with blanks throughout. FIRST EDITION. Record of a patent infringement case between two neighboring stove foundries in Troy, New York. The plaintiffs, Elias Johnson and David B. Cox, who owned the Clinton Foundry (later owned by Fuller & Warren)... (Item #6102)
Price: $750.00
Report of a trial for violation of the patent right of the 'American Air-Tight' cooking-stove, in the Circuit Court of the United States within and for the district of Massachusetts : wherein Elias Johnson and David B. Cox, were plaintiffs, and Peter Low and George W. Hicks, were defendants. Patent suit – Cooking stove design, Elias Johnson, Peter Low, George W. Hicks.
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[Collection of Plat Maps and Planting Patterns for Georgia Pecan Plantation].
Georgia: [1935-1939]. One original planting pattern map and three photostat copies of boundary maps, varying sizes. Collection includes Plat of property owned by Mrs. J.T. Logue (53.5 x 85.5 cm), a hand drawn property map with planting map for pecan trees, that features a color coded key indicating four varietals of pecans planted: Schley, Mahan, Stuart, and Moneymaker. Includes pencil and ink annotations to plat and verso. The three photostat... (Item #4685)
Price: $300.00
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1871, Illustrated Catalogue of Hutchinson's Patent Cider and Wine Mills, Presses, Screws, Grinders, &c., Manufactured and Sold By Peekskill Plow Works, Cleveland, O.
Cleveland, Ohio: Peekskill Plow Works, 1871. Stapled, octavo-sized brochure, 8 pages. Illustrated throughout with steel engravings, of each press, mill or screw. Includes a page dedicated to recipes for "Good, Pure Cider". Quarter-sized abrasion to rear wrapper, and fold marks,otherwise near fine in printed pale blue wrappers. [OCLC shows only one copy for this year, and four copies for all years]. (Item #2198)
Price: $250.00
1871, Illustrated Catalogue of Hutchinson's Patent Cider and Wine Mills, Presses, Screws, Grinders, &c., Manufactured and Sold By Peekskill Plow Works, Cleveland, O. Peekskill Plow Works.
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The "Daily Mail" Cookery Book
London: Associate Newspapers, Ltd. 1920. Octavo, 200 pages plus advertisements. Mrs. Peel, formerly Co-Director of Woman's Service, Ministry of Food and Director of the "Daily Mail" newspaper Domestic Bureau, presents an indexed recipe book with processes, procedures, and household tips. The "Daily Mail" Cookery Book is the outcome of the "Daily Mail" Food Bureau, which in one year issued to its readers 268,289 recipes. In her introduction, Mrs. Peel cites... (Item #3135)
Price: $50.00
The "Daily Mail" Cookery Book. Dorothy C. Peel.
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Antinori Vintners in Florence.
Florence: Valecchi, 1981. Octavo, 113 pages. First Edition. English translation by August A. Santobello. Foreward by Michael Broadbent. In this book, Pelluci explores the historic family, place, and production behind the Italian wine company Marchesi Antinori Srl. Tracing their roots back to 1385, the Antinori family have built one of the biggest wine companies in Italy, their innovations played a large part in the "Super-Tuscan" revolution of the 1970s. Includes... (Item #3128)
Price: $35.00
Antinori Vintners in Florence. Emanuele Pelluci.
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Tanzania Cookbook.
Dar Es Salaam: Tanzania Publishing House Ltd. 1996. Small octavo, 165 pages. Later printing. Tanzania cookery is a combination of many things: delicious traditional recipes, new and old methods of food preparation, the wide variety of fruits and vegetables available from fields and markets, staple grains and roots, local spices, fish from the ocean and many rivers and lakes. Tanzania Cookbook offers a collection of recipes, striking a balance between... (Item #3041)
Price: $60.00
Tanzania Cookbook. Eva Pendaeli-Sarakikya.


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