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The Rich Man and the Poor Lazarus.
late 1500s. Engraving, 23.5 x 29.5 cm (image dimensions). Signed in lower part of impression, "Bassan. inuet. loa. Sadeler sc." and CU. priuil. S. Caes. M." and ex S. Lvc. xvi. cap." Lacking the legend below the image. One of Sadeler's three "Kitchen" scenes, this one with Lazaraus seen from behind at right with two dogs,, seated and looking at a dinner table with the rich man, a kitchen with... (Item #4858)
Price: $1,200.00
The Rich Man and the Poor Lazarus. Johannes Sadeler, Jacopo Bassano il vecchio.
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Notes on a Cellar Book.
London: Macmillan and Co, Limted, 1953. Octavo, 227 pages. Later printing. One of the great testimonials to wine and wine drinking in the literature. Written in the last years of his life, Saintsbury's Notes is a chronicle of a wine drinking by life the great literary scholar and critic. The Saintbury Club, founded by André Simon and others in Saintsbury's honor, still meets today. Text block a bit bumped, otherwise... (Item #2863)
Price: $45.00
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[Scrapbook Paper Napkin Sample Book].
circa 1950. 18.5 x 21 cm, upaginated (54 leaves). Collection of fifty-four paper napkins tipped-in with staples, primarily white with color printing though includes two colored paper napkins. This collection includes a wide of variety of designs, primarily promoting businesses and branded products, though some generic seasonal and geometric designs as well. Includes napkins for “Nick’s Cafeteria” in Old Orchard Beach, Maine and “Malone Hardward Co.” in Malone, New York..... (Item #3898)
Price: $150.00
[Scrapbook Paper Napkin Sample Book]. Salesman's Sample Book - Erving Weave Napkins.
4.
Viticulture and Oenology Booklets.
Various: 1866-1903. Octavo with eleven pamphlet volumes, mostly in original wrappers, bound together in blue cloth with handwritten spine label featuring seven of the eleven titles. Text is predominately in French, with two volumes in English. These are rare volumes that cover topics related to viticulture and oenology, specifically wine production, but also include a report on federal protection to American commerce and a French price guide to historic coins... (Item #3754)
Price: $1,500.00
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[Six rare booklets on spirits, wine, health, and viticulture].
Various: 1863-1902. Duodecimo with six pamphlet volumes, bound together in black cloth with handwritten spine label with titles. Texts in French and English. Printed label to preliminary blank reads, "With compliments of G.S. Nicholas, sole agent for U.S." ~ Six volumes – all rare – bound as one, that cover topics related to viticulture, oenology, spirits, and alcoholism. ~ 1. “Scotch Whisky.” The Illustrated London News, August 30th, 1890. 1890... (Item #4684)
Price: $750.00
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Charles G. Summers Jr., Inc. New Freedom, PA. Label Book.
New Freedom, PA: Charles G. Summers Jr., Inc. [undated]. 4.5 x 11.5 cm, unpaginated [59 leaves]. 57 full-color chromolithograph labels for canned vegetables. A family business founded in 1865, the Summers Canning Company packed a variety of brands, included here are Superfine, Legion, Lagoon, Mountain, and Summit Grove Brand peas, carrots, corn, potatoes, tomatoes and more. The company was sold to Hanover Foods in 1984 and the Superfine Brand is... (Item #3597)
Price: $225.00
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Three Meals a Day: A choice collection of valuable and reliable recipes in all classes of cookery and a comprehensive cyclopedia of information for the home ... and a thousand facts worth knowing. [WITH] Die Tafel und die Kuche, ein sammlung...
Chicago, IL: Educational Company, 189[7?]. Octavo, selected pages [70 leaves], illustrated frontispiece, engraved illustrations. Oil cloth covers, decorated endpapers. text in English and in German. Salesman's sample book, advertising English and German editions, for a subscription publication; postdating editions issued by North American in 1887 and by Acme in 1892, and antedating an enlarged edition published by The Educational Company in 1902. Maud C. Cooke, was a popular and prolific... (Item #3208)
Price: $250.00
Three Meals a Day: A choice collection of valuable and reliable recipes in all classes of cookery and a comprehensive cyclopedia of information for the home ... and a thousand facts worth knowing. [WITH] Die Tafel und die Kuche, ein sammlung. Sample Book, Maud C. Cooke.
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Neue Anweisung zur Gesundheit; oder, Botanischer Familien-Arzt, enthaltend ein vollständiges System von Practisiren, auf einen ganz neuen Plan; mit einer Beschreibung der Kräuter die gebraucht werden, und die Anweisung zur Bereitung und Austheilung derselben um Krankheiten zu curiren. [New Guide to Health; or, Botanical Family Doctor, containing a complete system of practices, on a plan entirely new; with a description of the herbs needed, and instructions for preparing and administering them to cure maladies.] Bey Samuel Thomson. Erste Deutsche, von der vierten Englischen Ausgabe.
Lancaster, Ohio: Gedruckt für Horton Howard, bey Johann Herman, 1828. Duodecimo (17 x 11 cm.), [5], 6-144, [ii] pages. Stippled engraved frontispiece portrait of the author by H. [Henry] Williams. Index. First German language edition, from the fourth English language edition. The first translation into Americanized German of the widely disseminated treatise by Samuel Thomson (1769-1843), an autodidact in the field of botany from rural New Hampshire, and the founder... (Item #5816)
Price: $1,200.00
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The Complete Cook: Plain and practical directions for cooking and housekeeping; with upwards of seven hundred receipts, consisting of directions for the choice of meat and poultry; preparations for cooking, making of broths and soups; boiling, roasting, baking, and frying, of meats, fish, &c. : Seasonings, colourings, cooking vegetables; preparing salads, clarifying, making of pastry, puddings, gruels, gravies, garnishes, &c. And, with general directions for making wines. With additions and alterations, by J.M. Sanderson, of the Franklin House.
Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard; J. Fagin, Stereotyper; J. & W. Kite, Printers, 1843. Octavo (20 x 12 cm.) 14-196 pages. Index. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, with substantial revisions reflecting its new origin. Perhaps the earliest American cookbook with international pretentions. James M. Sanderson was the owner and chef of Philadelphia's Franklin House Hotel. According to the title page and his introduction, Sanderson clearly states that the majority of his book was... (Item #6413)
Price: $450.00
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Breweries and Maltings: Their Arrangement, Construction, Machinery and Plant. Second edition. Revised, enlarged & partly re-written by Frederick Collyer.
London: E.&F.N. Spon, 1880. Octavo, viii, 178 pages + 20 plates. Second edition, revised and enlarged. This classic work on the scientific design of breweries was first published in 1871, and here significantly revised by Frederick Collyer, who in 1879 had become Scamell's partner in the architectural firm of Scamell and Collyer, one of the three major architecture firms in the UK specialized in breweries. The book was widely praised... (Item #1915)
Price: $300.00
Breweries and Maltings: Their Arrangement, Construction, Machinery and Plant. Second edition. Revised, enlarged & partly re-written by Frederick Collyer. George Scamell, Frederick Collyer.
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The Candy-Maker : a practical guide to the manufacture of the various kinds of plain and fancy candy.
New York: Excelsior Publishing House, 1878. Small octavo, x, 88, [6] pages. Ads. Illustrated. Excelsior library of popular hand books, no. 64. First edition. Issued in the same year in the series Haney's Trade Manuals, which include a number of works on animal training and sign painting. This is the sole book in the series devoted to food of any sort. Haney's manuals were extracted originally from The Home Mechanic... (Item #5125)
Price: $350.00
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Gastgewerbliche Ausstellung Zuerich 1942. Zweitausend Jahre gastronomische Literatur.
Zürich: Offizieller Führer durch die Fachbücherschau. 1942. Octavo, 96 pages. First edition. Text in German. Exhibition catalogue with descriptions of five hundred seventy gastronomic titles from the collection of Harry Schraemli. In blue wrappers with minor creasing to top right corner, otherwise very fine condition. Scarce. (Item #3400)
Price: $120.00
Gastgewerbliche Ausstellung Zuerich 1942. Zweitausend Jahre gastronomische Literatur. Harry Schraemli.
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Gastgewerbliche Ausstellung Zuerich 1942. Zweitausend Jahre gastronomische Literatur.
Zürich: Offizieller Führer durch die Fachbücherschau. 1942. Octavo, 96 pages. First edition. Text in German. Exhibition catalogue with descriptions of five hundred seventy gastronomic titles from the collection of Harry Schraemli. In blue wrappers with minor creasing to top right corner, otherwise very fine condition. Scarce. (Item #3401)
Price: $120.00
Gastgewerbliche Ausstellung Zuerich 1942. Zweitausend Jahre gastronomische Literatur. Harry Schraemli.
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Von Lucullus zu Escoffier: Ein Schlemmerbuch fur kluge Frauen und gescheite Manner.
Hergiswil: Verlag Gastropress, 1981. Large octavo, 304 pages. Later printing. Illustrated with facsimiles throughout. Text in German. Schraemli's important history of cookery and cookbooks. In clean tan cloth. Very, very slight foxing to a few pages, otherwise fine. In near fine dust jacket with minor wear to corners. (Item #3411)
Price: $90.00
Von Lucullus zu Escoffier: Ein Schlemmerbuch fur kluge Frauen und gescheite Manner. Harry Schraemli.
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Von Lucullus zu Escoffier: Ein Schlemmerbuch fur kluge Frauen und gescheite Manner.
Zurich: Interverlag AG, 1949. Large octavo, 296 pages. First edition. Illustrated with facsimiles (in-text and plates) throughout. Text in German. Schraemli's important history of cookery and cookbooks. In cloth boards with red and gilt stamped spine label, with some minor discoloration. Text slightly browned with age, otherwise very good condition. (Item #3412)
Price: $100.00
Von Lucullus zu Escoffier: Ein Schlemmerbuch fur kluge Frauen und gescheite Manner. Harry Schraemli.
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Von Lucullus zu Escoffier: Ein Schlemmerbuch fur kluge Frauen und gescheite Manner.
Zurich: Interverlag AG, 1949. Large octavo, 296 pages. First edition. Illustrated with facsimiles (in-text and plates) throughout. Text in German. Schraemli's important history of cookery and cookbooks. In cloth boards with red and gilt stamped spine label, with some minor discoloration. Text slightly browned with age, else very good condition. (Item #3413)
Price: $100.00
Von Lucullus zu Escoffier: Ein Schlemmerbuch fur kluge Frauen und gescheite Manner. Harry Schraemli.
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Hallucinogenic Plants... Illustrated by Elmer W. Smith.
Racine, Wisconsin: Golden Press (Western Publishing Co.), 1976. Small octavo (20 x 13 cm.), 160 pages. Index. Illustrated in color. Second printing (indicated by number line at rear). An historical guide to psychoactive plants aimed at the lay reader, seeking to explain how hallucinogenic plants have been recognized and used by cultures through history. The fact that this title appears in the guise of a Golden Book, a series most... (Item #6302)
Price: $600.00
Hallucinogenic Plants... Illustrated by Elmer W. Smith. Richard Evans Schultes.
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Wegweisung der Technik. Mit Bildern, Nach Aufnahmen, von Albert Renger-Patzsch
Potsdam: Muller & Kiephenhauer Verlag, 1928. Quarto, 74 pages. Photographically illustrated. First edition. the first book by architect Rudolf Schwarz. Schwarz worked in the periphery of the Bauhaus and was a significant figure in the field in the twenties and early thirties. He had a great influence on his friend Mies Van der Rohe. The photographic illustrations are by Renger-Patzsch, and this remains the most elusive of the photographer's books... (Item #3060)
Price: $3,000.00
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Hot peppers: Cajuns and capsicum in New Iberia, Louisiana.
Seattle: Madrona Publishers, 1980. Octavo (21.5 x 15 cm.), x, 223 pages. Illustrated. Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-220) and index. Evident FIRST EDITION. A classic of modern food writing about the captivating capsicum. "Smitten by a love of hot peppers, journalist Richard Schweid traveled to the capital of the U.S. hot sauce industry, New Iberia, Louisiana. This is Cajun country, and capsicum (as hot peppers are known botanically) thrive in... (Item #6538)
Price: $250.00
Hot peppers: Cajuns and capsicum in New Iberia, Louisiana. Richard Schweid.
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Mirations and Miracles of Mandy.
New Orleans, LA: by the author/printed by the Robt. H. True Co. 1929. Octavo, 61 pages. First edition. A classic Louisiana cookbook. Natalie Vivian Scott (1890-1957) was a decorated war hero, celebrated journalist, award-winning playwright, historic preservationist, and author of several books on New Orleans regional cuisine and Mexican cooking. The cover art is by New Orleans painter and graphic artist Olive Leonhardt. Very light wear and soiling to the... (Item #2688)
Price: $350.00
Mirations and Miracles of Mandy. Natalie Scott, Vivian.
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Is the Cooking Stove an Apostate?
New York: The Church and Home Publishing Co. 1888. Small octavo, 7 pages. First edition. In this pamphlet, Reverend W. Scott writes a defense of the modern cooking stove after, "a speaker at the Prophetic Convention, held some time ago in Chicago, shivered a lance against the cooking-stove." Scott argues that the cooking stove (domestic and ecclesiastical) does not undermine the principles of Christianity. Fine condition, in cream publisher's wrappers... (Item #3243)
Price: $150.00
Is the Cooking Stove an Apostate? W. Scott.
22.
Scraps.
[London]: [undated]. Folio, unpaginated [20 leaves sewn on tabs]. Seventy-six full-color cheese labels tipped onto the rectos of album. Labels uniform in size. Cheeses primarily Swiss and Dutch styles, with a notable label for Emmenthaler printed in Hebrew. London stationer’s ticket on front pastedown helps locate the scrapbook’s origins. In red quarter cloth with blue cover, with chipping, edgewear, and slight foxing, otherwise good. Most labels fine. (Item #3644)
Price: $350.00
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Best Dairy and Farm Books. [Nineteenth Century Dairy Scrapbook].
Manchester, NH: c. 1885. 29 x 18.5 cm. Quarto-sized scrapbook, sewn, 36 pages. A neatly assembled scrapbook of clippings mostly related to rural life and dairying in particular. Based on the typography of the clippings, they are sourced from just a few newspapers. Subjects include: "The Flavor of Eggs", "Fish Ponds", "Canned Food", "German Hot Beds", "Sheep as Renovators", and more. A fair number of articles are on apples and... (Item #4839)
Price: $150.00
Best Dairy and Farm Books. [Nineteenth Century Dairy Scrapbook]. Scrapbook - Nineteenth Century Dairy Scrapbook.
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And So to Bed. Being the Diary of a Mixer of Cocktails. [With apologies to Samuel Pepys].
Montreal: Distillers Corporation, Seagrams Limited; The Ronalds Co. Limited, [circa 1930-32]. Stapled booklet, stapled in wrappers (15.5 x 8 cm.), 40 pages. Illustrated; color border throughout. ~ Likely second edition. Copies of this title appear with 35, 40, and 60 pages. The 60 page version, presumed to be issued last, was published in 1933 on the 300th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Pepys (see below), and with the statement... (Item #6635)
Price: $300.00
And So to Bed. Being the Diary of a Mixer of Cocktails. [With apologies to Samuel Pepys]. Seagram's Limited.
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The Book of Sauces.
Chicago: The Hotel Monthly Press, 1915. Duodecimo, 128, [8 ads], pages. First edition. One of the more elusive of the Hotel Monthly Vest Pocket Guides, with a bit more explanation than Saulnier or Escoffier, and thus quite useful. With the stamp of Lamson's Uniform Company to a preliminary blank, and a bit of a smudge on the front end paper, otherwise very good, in brown cloth, with somewhat faded spine titling. (Item #3200)
Price: $60.00
The Book of Sauces. C. Herman Senn.


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