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Table Talk's Illustrated Cook Book, by... publishers of Table Talk Magazine, the American authority upon culinary topics and fashions of the table.
Philadelphia: Joseph L. Harbison; Table Talk Publishing Co. 1906. Squarish octavo (18.5 x 17.5 cm.), [10], 15-144 pages. Illustrated throughout with one hundred forty-four half-tones. Table of contents and list of illustrations. First Edition. The second cookbook issued by the publishers of Table Talk magazine (1885-1920), a Philadelphia competitor of the Boston Cooking School Magazine and for some, the best culinary periodical of its time. Much of the content is... (Item #6173)
Price: $75.00
Table Talk's Illustrated Cook Book, by... publishers of Table Talk Magazine, the American authority upon culinary topics and fashions of the table. Table Talk Publishing Co., Joseph L. Harbison.
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Table Talk's Illustrated Cook Book, by... publishers of Table Talk Magazine, the American authority upon culinary topics and fashions of the table.
Philadelphia: Joseph L. Harbison; Table Talk Publishing Co. 1906. Squarish octavo (18.5 x 17.5 cm.), [10], 15-144 pages. Illustrated throughout with one hundred forty-four half-tones. Table of contents and list of illustrations. First Edition. The second cookbook issued by the publishers of Table Talk magazine (1885-1920), a Philadelphia competitor of the Boston Cooking School Magazine and for some, the best culinary periodical of its time. Much of the content is... (Item #6174)
Price: $30.00
Table Talk's Illustrated Cook Book, by... publishers of Table Talk Magazine, the American authority upon culinary topics and fashions of the table. Table Talk Publishing Co., Joseph L. Harbison.
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The Rice in Japan.
Kobe, Japan: T. Takagi, Photographic Studio & Art Gallery, circa 1914. 18 x 25.5 cm, unpaginated [22 leaves, plates interleaved with tissue]. Illustrated title page, brief introduction, and twenty hand-colored collotype plates depicting the process of cultivating Japanese rice, or, “Nippon’s ‘Staff of Life’”. Each photograph accompanied by short descriptive text. Known for his glass slides and many collotype books on themes of Japanese life, Teijiro Takagi bought his Kobe..... (Item #3753)
Price: $750.00
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Food in History.
London: Penguin Books, 1988. Octavo, 424 pages plus advertisements. Later paperback printing. Illustrated throughout. A panoramic survey of food in history, spanning half a million years, describing the world history of food and the way in which food has influenced human development. In illustrated wrappers with minor bumping. In very good condition. (Item #3499)
Price: $12.00
Food in History. Reay Tannahill.
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La Cuisine Francaise: French cooking for every home. Adapted to American requirements.
Chicago: Baldwin, Ross & Co., Publishers, Masonic Temple, 1893. Octavo (19 x 13 cm.), 158 pages. Illustrated. FIRST EDITION. Tanty was a student of Careme, a chef to Napoleon III, and to the Imperial Family of Russia. However, with the four hundred thirty-eight recipes in this book, he aims toward cooking "feasible for all housekeepers". Some light soiling and darkening to edges of text block; some pages dog eared. In... (Item #6384)
Price: $150.00
La Cuisine Francaise: French cooking for every home. Adapted to American requirements. Francoise Tanty.
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Collection of Twenty-three Tavern License Applications from Indiana County, Pennsylvania.
Indiana County, Pennsylvania: 1822-1872. Various sizes, bulk measure approximately 30 x 19 cm. Twenty-three court documents related to the sale of liquor and operation of a public house or tavern in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, located east of Pittsburgh. Indiana County’s first court convened in a tavern in 1806, testament to the integral role taverns played in American public life. These later documents submitted to and generated by the “Honorable judges... (Item #3655)
Price: $1,100.00
Collection of Twenty-three Tavern License Applications from Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Tavern Licenses.
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[Early 19th century New York Liquor and Tavern Licenses].
Coxsackie, NY: 1800 & 1806. Two printed forms each completed in unique hand, each 15.5 x 21 cm. The earlier permit allows for Charles Titus (1760-1847) of Coxsackie to sell “spiritous liquors” in a quantity of fewer than five gallons for one year. Specifications that the liquor must not be drunk at his house, out-house, yard, or garden preclude the operation of a tavern or public house. This license is... (Item #3759)
Price: $600.00
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Principles of Scientific Management.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1913. Octavo (22.5 15 cm.), 144 pages. Second printing of the first trade edition, in a presentation binding. "F. W. Taylor, an engineer in the Bethlehem Steel Works in Philadelphia, was the originator of what he called `scientific management' now known as 'time and motion study'. His system was based on what he estimated to be a fair day's work and the best means of... (Item #6159)
Price: $350.00
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One page ALS.
1879. One page ALS, 21.1 x 13.65 cm. Clark & Balch, New York-based purveyors of teas, implore Mr. C.C. Palmer to increase "the cost of all the grades of Coffee [...] 2 cents per pound" due to a large advance in the coffee market. Slight fold tear on one side of the letter, otherwise very good. (Item #3277)
Price: $25.00
One page ALS. Tea, Clark, Balch: Importers, Jobbers of Teas.
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Opinions of the press in relation to the liquor traffic, and the morals of Boston.
Boston: Temperance Standard Press, 1846. Octavo-sized pamphlet, 63, [1] pages. Index. First edition. The authors extoll the virtues of Boston, and discuss alcohol's effects on the progress of the city. "But amid all these blessings, there are many evils - evils of increasing magnitude and strength, which, unchecked, portend destruction. Prominent among them, is intemperance." Near fine, in plain wrappers. [OCLC locates fourteen copies; Sabin 6538]. (Item #3226)
Price: $90.00
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First Annual Report of the New-Hampshire Society for the Promotion of Temperance, ... June 2, 1830, ... with the Address of Rev. President Lord, upon the same occasion.
Concord: Printed by Asa M'Farland, 1830. Octavo-sized pamphlet, 16 pages. First edition. some light foxing, otherwise very good, in plain wrapper. [OCLC locates five copies; Sabin 52887]. (Item #3227)
Price: $100.00
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Pictures and Stories of Animals for the Little Ones at Home: Insects, Crustaceans, and Worms, with one hundred twenty-four wood engravings.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 498 and 500 Broadway, 1970. Octavo, viii, 150 pages. Illustrated. Later printing, originally published under this title in 1868. One of six volumes from the Juvenile Library of the Natural History of Animals. An introductory text on bees, butterflies and insects, for children. includes additional sections on spiders, crabs, lobsters, shrimps, barnacles, etc. Some light foxing throughout, and a bit of mustiness. In publisher's blind-stamped... (Item #5755)
Price: $60.00
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Thayer's One Hundred Formulas, a Handbook of Special and Practical Information and Knowledge. Price one dollar.
Boston: J.H. Hartley, Printer, 1883. Octavo-sized booklet, 30 pages. First edition. An interesting collection of recipes medicinal and otherwise drawn from vegetable chemistry. Includes medicines, syrups, extracts, tinctures, infusions, concentrations, balms, ointments, washes, liniments, drops, powders, solutions, uses in wine, uses as food supplements, hair restoratives, creams, & hair dyes, hair pomades, deodorizing powder, skin creams, cough remedies, herbals, flowers, roots, seeds, sugar coated pills, fragrant oils, cooking extracts, teas... (Item #4494)
Price: $100.00
Thayer's One Hundred Formulas, a Handbook of Special and Practical Information and Knowledge. Price one dollar. S. A. Thayer.
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The Saintsbury Club. Reissued with additional material and a new introduction by Merlin Holland.
Sonoma, CA: The Rare Wine Company, 1993. Octavo, 119 pages. Limited edition of this expanded version of the original, first issued in 1943 in an edition of 200 copies. This new printing was issued in an edition of 140. The book details the membership, cellar collections, dinners and more, of the famed Saintsbury Club. New material includes Andre Simon's 'Notes on the Wines' and A.J.A Symons description of the meetings... (Item #2316)
Price: $300.00
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America Cooks. Practical Recipes from 48 States.
Garden City: Halcyon House, 1949. Thick octavo, 986 pages. Later printing. The greatest, and scarcest, of the Browns' many cookbooks. The Browns - avant-garde poet and little magazine editor Bob, with his sister and mother, Rose and Cora, published twelve cookbooks in just six short years. Many of them are wonderful books, but America Cooks was their masterpiece. It was an era where American regional cooking was starting to be... (Item #5185)
Price: $60.00
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Refreshing Summer Drinks and how to make them, with Fleischmann’s Yeast.
[New York: Fleischmann Company, circa 1915]. Single folded sheet (15.5 x 11.5 cm.), [4] pages. Lithographically illustrated. A promotional leaflet, advertising a number of non-alcoholic sodas made by fermenting yeast, including Root Beer, Sarsaparilla, Spanish Gingerette, Rhubarb Nectar and Lemon Pop. Also included is a recipe for Koumys, here made with cow milk. This text was also included in another Fleischmann’s promotional booklet, Excellent Recipes for Baking Raised Breads: also... (Item #6261)
Price: $40.00
Refreshing Summer Drinks and how to make them, with Fleischmann’s Yeast. The Fleischmann Company.
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Fooles and Fricassees: Food in Shakespeare's England.
Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999. Large octavo, 128 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Exhibition catalogue that includes essay by Joan Thirsk of Oxford University entitled,"Food in Shakespeare's England". Also features appendices with transcriptions of cookery books from circa 1610 and 1675, respectively. Small stain to front wrapper, otherwise very good. (Item #3447)
Price: $25.00
Fooles and Fricassees: Food in Shakespeare's England. The Folger Shakespeare Library, Mary Ann Caton.
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Illustrated Catalogue of Cider Mills, Wine Presses, Lard Presses, Wagon Jacks, &c.
Higganum, Conn. Higganum Manufacturing Corporation, c. 1880. Small octavo, 12 pages. A handsome small trade catalogue illustrated throughout with steel engravings of cider mills, wine presses, a lard press and more. Some wear to pink paper wrappers, with steel engraved illustration on the front panel, otherwise very good. [OCLC shows 4 listings for all years]. (Item #2199)
Price: $175.00
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True and Tried Recipes Contributed by the Ladies of Rowley Massacusetts. The Rowley Cook Book.
Rowley, MA: Historical Society for the benefit of restoring the Platts-Bradstreet House, 1922. Duodecimo, 64 pages. First edition. A small New England charity cookbook, with good sections on cakes, cookies, ginger breads and doughnuts as well as pickles. In black printed brown paper wrappers. Very near fine. [Worldcat locates 4 copies only]. (Item #2290)
Price: $40.00
True and Tried Recipes Contributed by the Ladies of Rowley Massacusetts. The Rowley Cook Book. The Ladies of Rowley Massachusetts.
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First Presbyterian cook book, compiled by the ladies of the First Presbyterian Church, Spokane, Washington.
Spokane, Wash. First Presbyterian Church, [circa 1900]. Octavo-sized book in stapled wrappers, 112 pages. Ads. First and only edition. An early Washington State church cookbook. The date we use is from the OCLC record, based on the copy at NYU. Cook indicates the date as 1906 and draws that from an ad, but we think this is erroneous, as the phone numbers in the ads all begin 19**, and the... (Item #3561)
Price: $150.00
First Presbyterian cook book, compiled by the ladies of the First Presbyterian Church, Spokane, Washington. Spokane The Ladies of the First Presbyterian Church, Washington.
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A Book of Recipes. Collected by The Ladies Charitable Association, Amherst, New Hampshire.
Amherst, New Hampshire: The Ladies' Charitable Association, [1916]. Octavo, unpaginated [50 pages]. An attractive community cookbook, with most recipes attributed. With sections on candies, pickles and preserves, sauces, soups, and much more. In publisher's illustrated wrappers. Slight bit of water staining to front panel, otherwise near fine. [OCLC shows three copies only: Harvard, Michigan and Kansas State]. (Item #2201)
Price: $150.00
A Book of Recipes. Collected by The Ladies Charitable Association, Amherst, New Hampshire. Amherst The Ladies' Charitable Association, New Hampshire.
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Garland Stoves and Ranges. No. 32. Supplementary Catalogue.
Detroit: The Michigan Stove Company, 1902. 1902. Quarto, 40 pages. First edition. A very handsome catalogue of Garland stoves and ranges, illustrated throughout. Some light wear to the paper-covered boards, with green, black and red art-nouveau style design. A bit of wear to the green cloth spine, otherwise fine. (Item #1641)
Price: $500.00
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The Priscilla Cook Book For Everyday Housekeepers: A Collection Of Recipes Compiled From The Modern Priscilla With Menus For Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners And Special Occasions.
Boston: The Priscilla Publishing Co., 85 Broad Street, 1913. Stapled booklet (26.5 x 20 cm.), 48 pages. Index. All pages with ornamented borders and vignettes. Printed in green throughout. FIRST EDITION. With recipes supplied by Fannie Farmer of the Boston Cooking School fame, and head of the Cooking Department of Modern Priscilla magazine. Issued on the brink of the First World War, the book emphasizes meat substitutes, as well as... (Item #6248)
Price: $60.00
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The Moosewood Cookbook. Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant, Ithaca, New York. Compiled, edited, illustrated, and hand-lettered by Mollie Katzen.
Berkeley, California: Ten Speed Press, 1977. Quarto in wrappers (28 x 22 cm.), 221, [3] pages. Illustrated with line drawings by Katzen and with two photographs of the original restaurant at the rear. FIRST TRADE EDITION, simultaneous wrappered issue, of this foundation of American vegetarian cookbooks and classic of counterculture cooking. It follows two editions, both authored and self-published by the collective in a comb binding. In this first trade... (Item #6499)
Price: $120.00
The Moosewood Cookbook. Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant, Ithaca, New York. Compiled, edited, illustrated, and hand-lettered by Mollie Katzen. The Moosewood Collective. [Mollie Katzen et all.
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Metal Sectional Ceilings and Side Wall Decorations.Thirty-seventh series. 1908-9.
Philadelphia: McLaughlin Printing Company Limited, 1908. Oblong quarto (26 x 35 cm), 176, [2] pages. Index. Profusely illustrated. Trade catalogue of one of the significant suppliers of metal ceilings and sidewalls. The illustrations are of individual products, as well as photographs of installations in shops, churches, hotels, etc. General rubbing to cloth-backed, printed gray wrappers; corner of rear wrapper panel is chipped, otherwise very good. [OCLC locates just one copy... (Item #5338)
Price: $225.00
Metal Sectional Ceilings and Side Wall Decorations.Thirty-seventh series. 1908-9. The Penn Metal Ceiling, Roofing Company Limited.


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