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Special Report on the Beet-Sugar Industry in the United States.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1898. Octavo, 240 pages. With 2 large folding color maps. First edition. Previous owner's ink stamp to endpapers and to versos of maps. A thorough overview of the beet-sugar industry, with reports from various agricultural stations, and details on the regional status of beet farming and processing. Some staining to front panel of blue cloth-covered boards. Otherwise very good or better. (Item #2602)
Price: $40.00
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Aunt Sammy's Radio Recipes. A compilation of 70 menus and 300 recipes developed by the Department of Home Economics.
Washington D.C. Goverment Printing Office, 1927. Octavo, 86 pages. First edition. A collection of some of the most popular recipes from the radio show, "Housekeeper's Chat," a USDA program that ran from October 1926, through June, 1927. Some light soiling throughout, but still generally very good. In publisher's printed green wrappers. [not in Cagle]. (Item #2075)
Price: $35.00
3.
Women's Employment in Vegetable Canneries in Delaware.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1927. Bulletin of the Women's Bureau, no. 62. Octavo, 47, [ii], pages. First edition. Detailed report on the activities, conditions, and compensation of women working in Delaware canneries. Includes descriptions of the specific equipment and processes in which they were involved. Some wear and edge tearing to printed wrappers, otherwise very good. (Item #3697)
Price: $50.00
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Wages and Hours of Labor in the Slaughtering and Meat-Packing Industry, 1921.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1922. Bulletin of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, no. 294. Octavo, 93 pages. First edition. Heavily statistical study of wages and work hours. Very good in printed wrappers. (Item #3698)
Price: $45.00
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The French Cook. By Louis Eustache Ude, Ci-Devant Cook to Louis XVI, and the Earl of Sefton, and Steward to his Late Royal Highness the Duke of York. The Eighth Edition, Greatly Enlarged.
London: William H. Ainsworth, Old Bond-Street, 1827. Octavo, xl, 498 pages. Ads. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, and nine plates illustrating bills of fare. Eighth edition, greatly enlarged. Perhaps the most extravagant work on French cookery published in England up to that time, first issued in 1813. This eighth edition was issued with a much abbreviated title, describing the author more than the contents, and, I believe... (Item #3730)
Price: $750.00
The French Cook. By Louis Eustache Ude, Ci-Devant Cook to Louis XVI, and the Earl of Sefton, and Steward to his Late Royal Highness the Duke of York. The Eighth Edition, Greatly Enlarged. Louis Eustache Ude.
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The French Cook; a System of Fashionable, Practical, and Economical Cookery, Adapted to the Use of English Families. Twelfth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged.
London: John Ebers & Co. 1833. Octavo, 485 pages. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, and nine plates illustrating bills of fare. Twelfth edition. Perhaps the most extravagant work on French cookery published in England up to that time, first issued in 1813. Internally tight and clean. Some internal soiling, with a few dog-eared pages and some offsetting from the frontispiece. In half calf, rebacked with a gilt-stamped... (Item #3921)
Price: $400.00
The French Cook; a System of Fashionable, Practical, and Economical Cookery, Adapted to the Use of English Families. Twelfth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged. Louis Eustache Ude.
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The French Cook; a system of fashionable, practical, and economical cookery, adapted to the use of English families. Twelfth edition, corrected and enlarged, with an appendix of observations on meals of the day...
London: John Ebers & Co., 27, Old Bon-Street, 1833. Octavo, xlviii, 485, [3] pages. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, and nine plates illustrating bills of fare. Twelfth edition, corrected and enlarged. Perhaps the most extravagant work on French cookery published in England up to that time, first issued in 1813. A particularly handsome copy, in publisher's original patterned green cloth with gilt-titled spine. Some internal light soiling... (Item #5560)
Price: $500.00
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All About Coffee.
New York: The Tea & Coffee Trade Journal Company, 1935. Small stout quarto, 832 pages, with more than 800 illustrations, maps and diagrams, some in full color. Second, edition, revised. At the time of the book’s original publication in 1922, The New York Times called it “without a doubt the most comprehensive and authoritative work on the subject that has been published in any language” (New York Times, December 3... (Item #1659)
Price: $1,000.00
All About Coffee. William H. Ukers.
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All About Tea.
New York: Tea & Coffee Journal, 1935. Two volumes, quartos, xvi, 559 pages, & viii, 568 pages, thoroughly illustrated. First edition of the definitive study on tea. The finest copy we have seen of this monumental work on the history, agriculture, and trade of tea. Slight spotting to top edge of text block on both volumes, as is usually seen (tea stains?), otherwise fine and bright in publisher’s green buckram... (Item #1658)
Price: $3,500.00
All About Tea. William H. Ukers.
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The Garden and Its Accessories, with explanatory illustrations.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1907. Octavo, 215 pages. Illustrated with halftones throughout. First edition. An overview of the physical elements of the garden, including summer houses, pergolas, trellises, bowers, sun dials, gazing globes, bird houses, bee skepes, fountains, walls, terraces, etc. Underwood was a respected nature photographer, and son of William Underwood of the eponymous canned food company. Frontispiece tissue guard lightly foxed, otherwise very good, in publisher's decorated... (Item #5321)
Price: $90.00
The Garden and Its Accessories, with explanatory illustrations. Loring Underwood.
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Cuisine d'aujourd'hui: École des déjeuners, service des diners, plus de 300 manières de prèparer les œufs; 260 Dessins, dont 40 Planches gravées par Urbain Dubois.
Paris: Librairie Dentu, 1900. Thick octavo, xv, 794, [iii], xxvi pages. Sixième édition, Soigneusement corrigée, avec de nombreuses additions. Illustrated frontispiece, engraved illustrations and line drawings. Advertisement below author's name: Auteur de La Cuisine de tous les pays, de La Cuisine artistique, de La Cuisine classique, de La Cuisine d'aujourd'hui, du Grand livre des pâtissiers, de La Pâtisserie d'aujourd'hui. Publisher's name printed on paste-over. The date on the dedicatory poem..... (Item #4914)
Price: $350.00
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Recipes and Remembrances from an Eastern Mediterranean Kitchen: A Culinary Journey Through Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan.
Austin [Texas]: University of Texas Press, [1999]. Quarto (26 x 19 cm.), [8], 438 pages. Illustrated. Index. FIRST EDITION. Ex-libris Bon Appetit magazine, the reference library of which was dispersed in January, 2019. With an ownership stamp of the magazine to the free front endpaper, and a bit of adhesive residue to the foot of the dust jacket spine. Otherwise fine in publisher's black cloth and printed dust jacket. (Item #6838)
Price: $60.00
Recipes and Remembrances from an Eastern Mediterranean Kitchen: A Culinary Journey Through Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan. Sonia Uvezian.
13.
Our Candy Recipes.
New York: The Macmillan Co. 1922. Octavo, vi, 202 pages. Photographically illustrated. First edition. Authors are faculty of the Teachers College of Columbia University. A candy manual. "This book has grown in answer to the constant requests of housewives and students for good recipes for homemade candies. There is hardly a home in which candy is not made, at least occasionally, and there are few cookery courses which do not... (Item #5244)
Price: $50.00
Our Candy Recipes. May B. Van Arsdale, Day Monroe, Mary I. Barber.
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Good-Living: A Practical Cookery-Book for Town and Country.
New York-London: G.P. Putnam's Sons - The Knickerbocker Press, 1908. Octavo, x, 580 pages. Third edition, with additional material. Preface includes a list of sources consulted from Mrs. Beeton, Mrs. Rorer and Miss Parloa to Careme and Soyer. Additionally the author references that the cuisine included is selected from "the best and most popular dishes of the Eastern States [...]; of Philadelphia [...]; from Baltimore and the South, many of... (Item #5001)
Price: $120.00
Good-Living: A Practical Cookery-Book for Town and Country. Sara Van Buren, Brugiere.
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Tafel der Toonbroden. Volgens de Jooden. [Table of the Showbread. According to the Jews].
Amsterdam: 1725-27. Copperplate engraving and etching on verge-type hand laid paper, with watermark. Paper size is circa 28.5 x 48.5 cm; the image size is circa 20.5 x 32 cm. Table of Showbread (Lechem), part of the altar in the tabernacle. In a biblical or Jewish context "showbread" (or in the King James Version: "shewbread"), refers to the cakes or loaves of bread which were always present on a specially... (Item #5298)
Price: $250.00
Tafel der Toonbroden. Volgens de Jooden. [Table of the Showbread. According to the Jews]. Philip Van Gunst.
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Early American Bottles and Flasks.
Stratford, CT: J. Edmund Edwards, 1969. Octavo, 320 pages. Revised edition. Number 768 of 1000 signed copies signed by editor J. Edmund Edwards. Originally published in 1926, this reissue includes introduction by Charles B. Gardner and exclusive revised checklist. "The Bottle Collector's Bible" outlines the history of glass manufacturing in the United States, state-specific glass houses, and histories of bottle types, including ink bottles, snuff bottles and jar, and pickle... (Item #3111)
Price: $50.00
Early American Bottles and Flasks. Stephen Van Rensselaer.
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Fertilizers and Crops. Or, the Science and Practice of Plant Feeding.
New York: Orange Judd Publishing Inc. 1927. Thick octavo, 734 pages. Illustrated. Later printing of this work on soil science, originally published in 1912. Spine a bit sun faded, otherwise generally very good. (Item #1701)
Price: $35.00
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La Cuisine Lyonnaise.
Lyon: Librairie de P. Masson, 1928. Large octavo 136 pages. First edition, n° 818 of 900 examples on vélin blanc, from a total edition of 1040. Illustrated. A year earlier, the author issued a twenty-three page booklet with the same title. "Treats of the old Lyonnaise innkeepers, cabarets, and famous restaurants; the Lyonnaise cookery, accompanying wines, and typical recipes..." (Bitting). A fine copy, uncut, in original printed wrappers, with glassine... (Item #3770)
Price: $750.00
La Cuisine Lyonnaise. Mathieu Varille.
19.
Devsti piat'desiat bliud kitaiskoi kukhni.
Moskva: Gostorgizdat, 1959. Octavo, 206, [2] pages. Illustrations in the text. Thirty-two additional pages of illustrations from black-and-white photographs. First edition. Two hundred and fifty Chinese recipes, with title pages, preface and chapter headings in both Russian and Chinese, and text in Russian. A scarce culinary artifact of an era of good will between the Soviet Union and China, published just prior to the Sino-Soviet split. Original blue pictorial cloth... (Item #4401)
Price: $200.00
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Pan Estilo Chino. Selección de recetas de panes estilo chino, económicos y de rápida preparación. Todas experimentadas y garantizadas por la Academía de Cocina y Repostería "Velázquez de León.
México, D.F. Ediciones Velázquez de León, [circa 1988]. Octavo (19 x 14 cm.), 48 pages. Illustrated. Publisher's advertisements to wrapper. Publication date from last book published by the author/publisher, as listed on the wrapper. . Stated fourth edition. A collection of recipes for "Chinese Breads", so called not because they were of Chinese culinary origin, but because they were frequently baked and sold in shops owned by the Chinese. From..... (Item #5314)
Price: $120.00
Pan Estilo Chino. Selección de recetas de panes estilo chino, económicos y de rápida preparación. Todas experimentadas y garantizadas por la Academía de Cocina y Repostería "Velázquez de León. Josefina Velázquez de León.
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Det bästa af allt: bibliotek för Sveriges kvinnor, rådgifvare i hvarje hem, af fackbildade på olika områden.
Stockholm: Nordiska Bokförlaget, 1909-1911. Octavo, 36 fascicles in 19, three pagination sequences. Lacking one signature, page 51-62 in Häft. 3-4. Eleven leaves with color illustrations. With ads on the covers. Serial publication boasting The Best of Everything: Library for Swedish Women; accretions gathered under three headings: I. Fråga mig! Handbok för hemmet; II. Praktisk kokbok för hemmet; III. Handbok i varukännedom. Signatures apparently intended for later separation and sequencing in..... (Item #4926)
Price: $900.00
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Le Cuisinier Royal. Seizieme Edition, augmentee de douze cents article nouveau. [alternate title Le Cuisinier Imperial].
Paris: Gustave Barba, Editeur du Cabinet Litteraire, 1838. Octavo, 616 pages. Illustrated with 7 engravings. The sixteenth of reportedly thirty-two editions, this was originally published under the title, Le Cuisiner Imperial and was changed to Royal with the reinstatement of the Bourbons. Viard, who called himself "Homme de Bouche," is said to have been chef de cuisine for both Louis XVI and Napolean. This remains unclear. What we do know... (Item #2305)
Price: $500.00
Le Cuisinier Royal. Seizieme Edition, augmentee de douze cents article nouveau. [alternate title Le Cuisinier Imperial]. Viard, Fouret, Delan, Alexandre.
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Bibliographie Gastronomique.
London: Derek Verschoyle, Academic and Bibliographical Publications, Ltd. 1954. Large octavo, 971 columns/ 485 pages. pages plus errata. Later printing with introduction by André Simon in English, else text in French. Illustrated throughout with images from cookery books and engraved elements for each chapter. Seminal gastronomy bibliography from the beginning of printing to 1890; according to Bitting, "the work is considered the most erudite and valuable bibliography extant on gastronomic... (Item #3390)
Price: $100.00
Bibliographie Gastronomique. Georges Vicaire.
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Bibliographie Gastronomique.
London: Derek Verschoyle, Academic and Bibliographical Publications, Ltd. 1954. Large octavo, 971 pages plus errata. Illustrated throughout with images of cookery books and engraved ornaments for each chapter. Second edition with introduction by André Simon in English, else text in French. First edition issued 1890. The seminal gastronomy bibliography from the beginning of printing to 1890; according to Bitting, "the work is considered the most erudite and valuable bibliography extant... (Item #3392)
Price: $120.00
Bibliographie Gastronomique. Georges Vicaire.
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Bibliographie Gastronomique.
London: The Holland Press, 1978. Large octavo, 966 pages. Later printing. Text in French. Illustrated throughout with image from cookery books and engraved elements for each chapter. Seminal gastronomy bibliography from the beginning of printing to 1890; according to Bitting, "the work is considered the most erudite and valuable bibliography extant on gastronomic subjects". . Brown cloth with title gilt stamped to spine. Slight speckling to top text edge, else... (Item #3393)
Price: $60.00
Bibliographie Gastronomique. Georges Vicaire.


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