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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.
5.
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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The Rumford Common Sense Cook Book.
Providence, R.I. The Rumford Company, n.d. Octavo-sized pamphlet, 64 pages. First edition. Another in the series of product cookbooks from the Rumford Baking Powder people. Very slight, light stain to the front panel of the red and black printed wrappers, otherwise fine. [not in Cagle]. (Item #2076)
Price: $25.00
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Bonne double bierre.
[París, France: Paulot & Carré, circa 1828]. Wallpaper broadside (45 x 51 cm.), with seven-color woodcut (black, orange, green, blue, white, gray, and brown). Printed on a brown paper coated with a pale blue pigment. The text states, "Bonne double bierre", and the scene depicts four soldiers in uniform being waited on by a woman. She pours a seated soldier a drink while another stands with his hand draped around... (Item #5945)
Price: $2,000.00
Bonne double bierre. Wallpaper advertising broadside - Beer; Paulot & Carré.
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The English Cookery Book: Uniting A Good Style with Economy, and Adapted to all persons in Every Clime; Containing many Unpublished Receipts in Daily Use by Private Families, Collected by a Committee of Ladies, and Edited by J.H. Walsh.
London: G. Routledge & Co. 1859. Small octavo, 375 pages. Second printing of this collection, drawn in great part from the editor's earlier work, Domestic Economy (1857). Compiled from the home recipe collections of the contributors. Internally near fine, in very good gold stamped green cloth boards, with one-half red calf spine, titled and decorated in gilt, and with five raised bands. The spine has been professionally and attractively rebacked... (Item #1932)
Price: $500.00
The English Cookery Book: Uniting A Good Style with Economy, and Adapted to all persons in Every Clime; Containing many Unpublished Receipts in Daily Use by Private Families, Collected by a Committee of Ladies, and Edited by J.H. Walsh. J. H. Walsh.
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Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes, by Miss Parloa; Home Made Candy Recipes by Mrs. Janet McKenzie Hill.
Dorchester, MA: Walter Baker & Co., Ltd. 1913. Small octavo, 64 pages. An early printing of this little promotional book from the Walter Baker Company. Originally published in 1909, this edition includes the first appearance of the story of the "La Belle Chocolatiere" - the image of the girl which appears on the Walter Baker promotional materials. As with most of Baker's marketing materials, this booklet is beautifully printed, with... (Item #2246)
Price: $150.00
Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes, by Miss Parloa; Home Made Candy Recipes by Mrs. Janet McKenzie Hill. Walter Baker, Ltd Co., MissParloa, Janet McKenzie Hill, Ltd Co.
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Meine Kunst in Kuche und Restaurant. Erfahrungen und kulinarische Anschauungen eines internationalen Kochs. Mit uberr hundert eigenen Rezepten.
Munchen: Selbstverlag/Suddeutschen Verlag, 1952. Octavo, 478 pages. First edition. Walterspiel was a prominent German chef, restaurateur and hotelier. After operating a string of other restaurants and hotels throughout northern Europe, Alfred, with his brother Otto, opened purchased the Hotel Four Seasons in Munich, and opened the Restaurant Walterspiel. The restaurant was open throughout World War II, but was bombed and burnt to the ground in 1944. They reopened the hotel... (Item #4825)
Price: $200.00
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Milk-analysis. A practical treatise on the examination of milk and its derivatives, cream, butter, and cheese.
London: Trubner & Co. 1874. Octavo, 70, [2] ads, pages. First edition. An early technical analysis of the components and characteristics of milk, butter, cream, cheese, casein and more. With a section on koumiss, a sort of fermented milk-wine. The author discusses the differences between koumiss and mare's wine, which is fermented in Tartary for this purpose. Also included is a chapter on Milk Supply of the London Workhouses. Very... (Item #3104)
Price: $90.00
Milk-analysis. A practical treatise on the examination of milk and its derivatives, cream, butter, and cheese. J. Alfred Wanklyn.
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Manual for Army Cooks, 1916.
Washington D.C. Government Printing Office, 1917. Duodecimo, 270 pages. Illustrated. First edition of this instructional guide for Army cooks. Beyond the recipes, the guide includes material on building ovens in the field, kitchen sanitation, provisioning and more. Fascinating and well-illustrated. Stamped with the small stamp of the 2nd Telegraph Batallion. Edgewear to the gilt-stamped brown cloth, a bit shaken, otherwise very good. (Item #2771)
Price: $100.00
Manual for Army Cooks, 1916. War Department. Quartermaster Corps.
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How to Make Candy. A Complete Hand Book for Making all Kinds of Candy, Ice Cream, Syrups, Essences, etc., etc.
New York: Frank Tousey, Publishe (sic), 1884. Stapled booklet with printed wrappers. 60, [4] pages. First edition. The author is supplied by the LOC records. Warford was the author of a long list of “How To” books in fields as varied as cookery, magic, religious belief and more. With an LOC copyright stamp to the titles page and wrappers, both dated August 22, 1884. Small chip missing from rear panel... (Item #4847)
Price: $350.00
How to Make Candy. A Complete Hand Book for Making all Kinds of Candy, Ice Cream, Syrups, Essences, etc., etc. Aaron Warford.
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Antiquitate Culinariae; or Curious Tracts relating to the Culinary affairs of the Old English. With a preliminary discourse, Notes and Illustrations, By the Reverend Richard Warner, of Sway, near Lymington, Hants.
London: Printed for R. Blamire, Strand, 1791. Quarto, [2] lx, 137, [1 blank] pages. First edition. Illustrated with two aquatints, 'A Saxon Entertainment", and "The Peacock Feast" (the later double-paged). Engraved title page. Warner was a prominent English antiquarian and divine. This work was one of the first to examine the history of early English cookery, at the forefront of a scholarly movement that developed over the last three centuries... (Item #2686)
Price: $1,500.00
Antiquitate Culinariae; or Curious Tracts relating to the Culinary affairs of the Old English. With a preliminary discourse, Notes and Illustrations, By the Reverend Richard Warner, of Sway, near Lymington, Hants. Richard Warner.
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Antiquitate Culinariae; or Curious Tracts relating to the Culinary affairs of the Old English. With a preliminary discourse, Notes and Illustrations, By the Reverend Richard Warner, of Sway, near Lymington, Hants.
London: Printed for R. Blamire, Strand, 1791. Quarto, [2] lx, 137, [1 blank] pages. First edition. Illustrated with two aquatints, 'A Saxon Entertainment", and "The Peacock Feast" (the later double-paged). Engraved title page. Warner was a prominent English antiquarian and divine. This work was one of the first to examine the history of early English cookery, at the forefront of a scholarly movement that developed over the last three centuries... (Item #3865)
Price: $2,000.00
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Antiquitate Culinariae; or Curious Tracts relating to the Culinary affairs of the Old English. With a preliminary discourse, Notes and Illustrations, By the Reverend Richard Warner, of Sway, near Lymington, Hants.
London: Prospect Books, 1981. Quarto, [2] lx, 137, [1 blank] pages. One of 400 numbered copies. Facsimile of the original 1791 edition. Illustrated with two images, "A Saxon Entertainment", and "The Peacock Feast" (the later double-paged). Warner was a prominent English antiquarian and divine. This work was one of the first to examine the history of early English cookery, at the forefront of a scholarly movement that developed over the... (Item #4950)
Price: $60.00
Antiquitate Culinariae; or Curious Tracts relating to the Culinary affairs of the Old English. With a preliminary discourse, Notes and Illustrations, By the Reverend Richard Warner, of Sway, near Lymington, Hants. Richard Warner.
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Martha Washington's Rules for Cooking; Used Everyday at Mt. Vernon.
Washington, DC: Ransdell Inc. 1931. Octavo, 160 pages. Ads. Illustrated. First edition. The author claims to have copied these recipes from "a manuscript book compiled by the mistress of Monticello." The recipes are attributed to Martha Washington, Elizabeth Monroe, Dolly Madison, Martha Jefferson, and others, including some who are identified as slaves on the various plantations. Paper label pasted-down to front board over decorated cloth. A bit of soiling to... (Item #4959)
Price: $100.00
Martha Washington's Rules for Cooking; Used Everyday at Mt. Vernon. Martha Washington, Ann Parks Marshall.
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Soma and the Fly-Agaric. Mr. Wasson's Rejoinder to Professor Brough.
Cambridge: Botanical Museum of Harvard University; Verona Stamperia Valdonega, November 1972. Ethno-Mycological Studies no. 2. Octavo (24 x 17 cm.) 57, [3] pages. Original wrappers, hand-lettered paper spine label. FIRST EDITION, one of one thousand copies. Wasson's Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality (1968) was Ethno-Mythological Studies no. 1; in 1971, the American Oriental Society published R. Gordon Wasson On Soma and Daniel H. H. Ingalls' Response. Brough' response appeared in... (Item #6303)
Price: $100.00
Soma and the Fly-Agaric. Mr. Wasson's Rejoinder to Professor Brough. R. Gordon Wasson.
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The Wondrous Mushroom: Mycolatry in Mesoamerica.
New York/Verona, Italy: McGraw-Hill/Stamperia Valdonega, 1980. Ethnomycological studies, no.7. Quarto, 242 pages. Index. First edition, limited to 501 signed and numbered copies. This is copy 302. "From now on any comprehensive study of Ancient Mexican civilization must start from (and with) your discoveries." (Octavio Paz, in Life Magazine, May 1957). The eleven chapters include: A Velada in Huautla, Traits of the Mesoamerican Velada and Kindred Topics, Xochipilli new interpretation, Flowers... (Item #5191)
Price: $900.00
The Wondrous Mushroom: Mycolatry in Mesoamerica. R. Gordon Wasson.
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Fanny at Chez Panisse. A Child's Restaurant Adventures with 46 Recipes.
New York: Harper Collins, 1992. Illustrated by Ann Arnold. Quarto, 133 pages. First edition. A simple and lovely book for young people told from the point of view of Alice Waters' daughter Fanny. Fanny observes the bustle of the Chez Panisse kitchen, but also the many farmers and others who supply the restaurant, and she considers the wider connectedness of her little microcosm to the bigger food world and to... (Item #3673)
Price: $150.00
Fanny at Chez Panisse. A Child's Restaurant Adventures with 46 Recipes. Alice Waters, Bob Carrau, Patricia Curtan.
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Wine in Peace and War. With Decorations by Rex Whistler.
London: Saccone & Speed, [1947]. Octavo, 77 pages. First ordinary edition of this work commissioned by the London vintners Saccone & Speed. An account of the wine merchant's history. Endpapers a bit spotted as usual, otherwise a very good copy in cream pictorial boards. [Gabler 43040]. (Item #1574)
Price: $400.00
Wine in Peace and War. With Decorations by Rex Whistler. Evelyn Waugh.
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Diary of a Winetaster. Recent Tastings of French and California Wines.
New York: Quadrangle Books, 1972. Octavo, 228 pages. 1st US edition. The first book of Waugh's books to receive US publication. Include and interesting section on American jug wines. I would have been grateful to have such a thing back when I was in college, but alas price always made the decision. A very good copy in like dust jacket. Inscribed by the author, "To ... ..., best wishes, Harry Waugh." (Item #1856)
Price: $90.00
Diary of a Winetaster. Recent Tastings of French and California Wines. Harry Waugh.
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Winetaster's Choice. The Years of Hysteria. Tastings of California, French and German Wines.
New York: Quadrangle Books, 1973. Octavo, 208 pages. First edition. The A followup to 'Diary of Winetaster' which focused on French and California wines.Very good in a like dust jacket. Inscribed by the author, "To .... ...., with best wishes, Harry Waugh." (Item #1855)
Price: $90.00
Winetaster's Choice. The Years of Hysteria. Tastings of California, French and German Wines. Harry Waugh.
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Of Carving, Cards & Cookery, or the Mode of Carving at the Table as Represented in a Pack of Playing Cards Originally Designed and Sold by Joseph & James Moxon, London, 1676-7, Together with Divers Recipes for Excellent Dishes of Flesh, Fish, Fowl & Baked Meats Collected from 17th Century Masters at the Art of Cookery.
Arcadia (CA): Raccoon Press, 1962. Octavo, 122 pages. First edition, limited to 275 copies signed by the authors. Illustrated with facsimile reproductions of the original engraved playing cards tipped-in. "In this book will be found Instructions by means of which any of ordinary Capacity may easily learn how to Cut up or Crave as well as to Cook all the most usual Dishes as well as Rarities to grace the... (Item #3767)
Price: $300.00
Of Carving, Cards & Cookery, or the Mode of Carving at the Table as Represented in a Pack of Playing Cards Originally Designed and Sold by Joseph & James Moxon, London, 1676-7, Together with Divers Recipes for Excellent Dishes of Flesh, Fish, Fowl & Baked Meats Collected from 17th Century Masters at the Art of Cookery. Virginia Wayland, Harold.
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The Little Daisy Salad Book.
Minden, NE: Marian Weber, 1923. 15.2 x 11.5 cm, 24 pages. In addition to “Salad Rules and Hints” contained here are over ninety recipes for wide variety of salads, dressings, garnishes, and complementary food items. Recipes make ample use of pineapple and mayonnaise. Also many examples of decorative salads, such as “Porcupine Salad” and “Snow Man Salad”. In blue wrappers with small daisy cluster illustration, has some slight discoloration otherwise..... (Item #3709)
Price: $75.00
The Little Daisy Salad Book. Marion Weber.


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