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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.
2.
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.
3.
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.
4.
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.
5.
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.
7.
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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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 #3505)
Price: $60.00
Bibliographie Gastronomique. Georges Vicaire.
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Bibliographie Gastronomique.
Geneva: Slatkine Reprints, 1978. Large octavo, 971 columns / 485 pages. Later, Swiss printing; Illustrated throughout with images from cookery books and engraved ornaments 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". . In green cloth with gilt title and illustrations to front and spine. Front end paper... (Item #3527)
Price: $75.00
Bibliographie Gastronomique. Georges Vicaire.
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Que'est-de Que le Vin de Porto? Porto 1950.
Porto: Instituto Do Vinho do Porto, 1950. Octavo, 68 pages. Illustrated. Text in French. Second, revised edition. An introduction to Port and to the region for which it is named. Very good in publisher's printed wrappers. With the bookplate of the prolific Danish wine and travel writer, Henning O'Strit. (Item #4576)
Price: $90.00
Que'est-de Que le Vin de Porto? Porto 1950. Carlos Villa-Lobos Machado.
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Vegex Cook Book.
Westfield, MA/New York: Vitamin Food Company, [circa 1923]. Small octavo die-cut in the shape of a jar, 12.7 x 7.9 cm, 30 pages. First edition. Illustrated wrappers printed in red and green. Invented in the late 19th century, America's introduction to Vegex née Marmite was in 1913. The introductory text heralds the "health- and strength-building" properties of this distinctive and powerfully flavored food spread and its crucial role for British... (Item #3324)
Price: $75.00
Vegex Cook Book. Vitamin Food Company.
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The Drying of Fruits and Vegetables. with Four Illustrations.
London: Royal Agricultural Society, 1897. Octavo, 24 pages. Illustrated. First edition. With particular attention to the fruit school at Geisenheim. Voelcker was an agricultural chemist, who studied at the University of Geissen, where Justus von Liebig lectured. Very light wear to printed wrappers, otherwise near fine. Unrecorded. [OCLC locates no copies]. (Item #3699)
Price: $120.00
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Memoirs of Alexis Soyer.
Rottingdean: Cooks Books, 1985. Small octavo, 303 pages. Reproduced from 1859 edition. Facsimile of the memoirs of arguably the first celebrity chef, Alexis Soyer. In dust jacket with the most minor wear, boards in fine condition. Text crisp and clean. (Item #3424)
Price: $15.00
Memoirs of Alexis Soyer. F. Volant, J R. Warren.
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The United States Cook Book. A complete manual for ladies and cooks, with directions for preparing in the best and most economical manner, meats, vegetables, beverages, pastry, jellies, ices, etc.; to lard and carve; to ornament and send to the table the different dishes and beverages, as also, to preserve different fruits, etc.; with particular reference to the climate and productions of the United States.
Philadelphia: Schaefer & Koradi, 1888. Small octavo, xxi, 165 pages. Later printing. Translated by J.C. Oehlschlager. An introduction to European cookery methods modified for local conditions in the United States. In thirty-one sections plus an appendix on the salting and smoking of meat in general. In browned and rubbed printed paper-covered boards with dark brown cloth spine. Child's pencil scribbles to end papers. Early owner's ink ownership inscription to front... (Item #5009)
Price: $150.00
The United States Cook Book. A complete manual for ladies and cooks, with directions for preparing in the best and most economical manner, meats, vegetables, beverages, pastry, jellies, ices, etc.; to lard and carve; to ornament and send to the table the different dishes and beverages, as also, to preserve different fruits, etc.; with particular reference to the climate and productions of the United States. Wm Vollmer.
21.
Fraud! Counterfeit Label. Genuine Label. Caution [...].
Bristol: W.D. & H.O. Wills, [1880]. 21.4 x 13.3 cm. Announcement from tobacco purveyors, W.D. & H.O. Wills that warns against fraudulent product based on labels. Small stain and minor glue marks where edge was tipped in, else very good. (Item #3616)
Price: $150.00
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Simple Directions for the Cook. With Introduction by Maurice A. Bigelow, Ph.D. Director of the School of Practical Arts, Teacher's College, Columbia University.
New York, London & Bombay: Longmans, Green and Co. 1917. Small octavo, 84 pages. Color frontispiece. First edition. The author penned five of these guides for household servants, in the "Simple Directions" series, including for the Waitress, Chambermaid, Butler, Laundress, and Child's Nurse. Although a number of basic recipes are included, as well as recommendations of books in which one might find additional suitable recipes, the book is intended to... (Item #5241)
Price: $200.00
Simple Directions for the Cook. With Introduction by Maurice A. Bigelow, Ph.D. Director of the School of Practical Arts, Teacher's College, Columbia University. Caroline Reed Wadhams.
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Catalogue of Bee Books, Collected and Offered for Sale by Lt.-Col. H.J.O. Walker, Westholm Mains, Budleigh Salterton, Devon.
West Yorkshire: Northern Bee Books, 1985. Small octavo, 144 pages. Reprint of 1929 catalogue. Bibliography of bee titles in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Russian, Bulgarian, and Latin. In blue wrappers, spine faded and small stains to front. Near very good. (Item #3521)
Price: $40.00
Catalogue of Bee Books, Collected and Offered for Sale by Lt.-Col. H.J.O. Walker, Westholm Mains, Budleigh Salterton, Devon. Lt.-Col. H. J. O. Walker.
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Food Diet Values.
Liverpool: C. Tinling & Co. [1917]. 19 x 13 cm, 15 pages. First edition. In the midst of World War I, Walker compiled excerpts from "a Blue Book dealing with the question of the Decrease of Native Population of the Colony of Fiji, published in 1896" to address the food crisis facing England. Fijian planter George Aloys Peat argues a deficiency of food led to a population decrease. Walker supplements... (Item #3585)
Price: $50.00
Food Diet Values. W. Hall Walker, George Aloys Peat.
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The Mystery Solved. No. 3
Buffalo, NY: Wall Bros. Mfg. Co. [undated]. 16.5 x 22 cm, 23 pages. Illustrated catalogue for advertising premiums: an incentive program for merchants to entice their customers to purchase in order to receive a premium. Silver, watches, crayon portraits, and pintographs are pictured, though Wall Brothers carries "a full line of watches, diamonds, jewelry, silverware." In printed wrappers with some edgeware, rubbing, and a center crease, else good. (Item #3621)
Price: $90.00


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