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126.
Pick, Cook and Brew.
New York: Hippocrene Books Inc. 1973. Octavo, 224 pages. Illustrated. Recipe index. FIRST U.S. EDITION. A guide to cooking wild flowers fruits and plants. With general instructions on handling and storing the plants, and on using the harvest. The bulk of the book is given to a long section, Recipes, Plant by Plant, with nearly one hundred plants to be found and foraged, represented with three hundred recipes, including wine... (Item #6788)
Price: $35.00
Pick, Cook and Brew. Suzanne Beedell.
127.
The Book of Household Management... also Sanitary, Medical, & Legal Memoranda; with a History of the Origin, Properties, and Uses of all Things connected with Home Life and Comfort. [FACSIMILE EDITION]
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, [1969]. Thick, small octavo, xxxix + 1112 pages. Illustrated with numerous woodcuts in the text. Facsimile edition of the first edition (London, S.O. Beeton, 1861) in book form, of perhaps the most famous of all English cookery books. And justly so, in that it was not only exhaustive, with 2751 recipes, formulas, and instructions for all aspects of household management, but it also was... (Item #6568)
Price: $60.00
The Book of Household Management... also Sanitary, Medical, & Legal Memoranda; with a History of the Origin, Properties, and Uses of all Things connected with Home Life and Comfort. [FACSIMILE EDITION]. Isabella Mary Beeton.
128.
The Scottish Antiquarian Tradition. Essays to Mark the Bicentenary of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and Its Museum, 1780-1980.
Edinburgh: John Donald Publishers Ltd. 1981. Octavo (24 x 16 cm.), x, 286 pages. Illustrated; frontispiece portrait of the 11th Earl of Buchan. Appendix. Index. First edition. Eight essays on the development of various antiquarian pursuits in Scotland, and on the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and the Museum of the same. Fine in publisher's black cloth, with lightly worn and thus near fine dust jacket. (Item #6559)
Price: $25.00
129.
Kitchen Fun. Teaches children to cook successfully.
Cleveland, Ohio: The Harter Publishing Company, 1932. Squarish octavo, 28 pages. First edition. A children's cookbook with graphic recipes. Each item – measurements and ingredients – is given in text and in pictographic form. So spoons, cups, water, sugar, butters, vanilla, etc., are each shown as illustrations. The author wrote a number of children's cookbooks, including Jane-Louise' Cook Book, and The Alphabet that was Good to Eat. The cover illustration... (Item #6068)
Price: $50.00
Kitchen Fun. Teaches children to cook successfully. Louise Price Bell, Jessie Wilcox Smith.
130.
The Philosophy of Eating.
New York: Hurd & Houghton, (1868). Duodecimo, [2], 344 pages. Second edition, with additional a very good copy in original green cloth, gilt lettering on spine two numbered pages of text tipped in as a cancel. And with a Preface to the Second Edition, dated January 1868, following title page. Erratum slip tipped-in at page 15. The title and copyright page is the same as for the first edition. Previous... (Item #5243)
Price: $90.00
The Philosophy of Eating. Albert J. Bellows MD.
131.
La Gastronomia, O Los Placeres de la Mesa. Poema. Traducio Libremente del Frances al Verso Espanol.
Valencia: La Imprenta de Estevan, 1820. Duodecimo, 227 pages +1. First edition of this new Spanish verse translation by Jose de Urcullu of Joseph de Berchoux' popular poetic miscellany on the pleasures of a countryman's table. In full tree calf, with gilt spine decoration and label. With the ticket of a Barcelona bookseller to the marbled front paste-down. Small adhesion of the free front endpaper to the paste-down, otherwise very... (Item #2350)
Price: $500.00
132.
Oeuvres de Berchoux. La Gastronomie, Poeme, suivi de poemes fugitives. Nouvelle edition, revue, corrigee et augmentee...
Paris: L.G. Michaud, Libraire-Editeur, 1829. Four volumes in two. Duodecimo, 226+210+216+216 pages. With four frontispiece engravings. A handsome early collection of the works of Berchoux, who is attributed with having popularized the word "gastronomy" with the first poem of this collection. Quarter green calf bindings, with gilt titled and decorated spines. Spines darkened, and some rubbing and edgewear to the boards, otherwise very good. Lord Westbury's copies, with his bookplate... (Item #2395)
Price: $350.00
133.
The Comforts of Home.
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1918. Small octavo, 106 pages. First edition. A charming meditation on just what the title says, with chapters on "Getting Settled," "In Praise of Open Fires," and "Conerning Kitchens" among others. Previous owner's name to front pase-down, andlight rubbing to bottom of boards, otherwise a fine copy in green paper-covered boards, with paste-down labels on spine and front panel, In a near very good publisher's... (Item #1883)
Price: $40.00
The Comforts of Home. Ralph Bergengren.
134.
Joslyn Presents Bernard Schimmel's Masterpieces
Omaha, NE: Joslyn Art Museum, 1976. Oblong octavo, 216 pages. Illustrated. Schimmel was an Omaha born and raised youth when he left for Switzerland to study at Lausanne's Hotel School. He eventually returned home to become one of the Midwest's most celebrated chefs and innkeepers. Fine in publisher's illustrated cloth. From the collection of American fashion and style icon Bill Blass, and boldly inscribed by the chef to Blass on... (Item #2756)
Price: $200.00
135.
Be Our Guest.
Alexandria, Virginia: Jean Berrard, 1987. Quarto in wrappers, [xiii], 146 pages. First and only edition. A cookbook and memoir by a chef who grew up in his family's hotel in the small town of Artemare Haute Savoie and followed in his father's footsteps when his father retired in 1955. The author describes life under Nazi occupation. Berrard's admirers included Simca Beck, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. Pen mark roughly... (Item #6086)
Price: $75.00
Be Our Guest. Jean Berrard.
136.
Praktiska Virtuve. [A Practical Kitchen].
[Memmingen]: Atauga Izdevums, [1949-1952]. Octavo (20.5 x 14.5 cm.), 195, [1] pages. Date from OCLC records of publisher's activity. Likely second edition, enlarged, of this collection of Latvian household recipes. The single recorded copy (at LOC) is described as containing 175 pages, and the index contains a typographical shift with the entries listed after page 175. The additional sections include: Milks Soup, Porridge, Pancakes, Milk, Some Drinks, and two pages... (Item #6719)
Price: $150.00
Praktiska Virtuve. [A Practical Kitchen]. Vilma Bertina.
137.
Die K.u.K. [Kaiserliche und Königliche] Hofzuckerbäckerei Demel. Ein Wiener Märchen. Hrsg. Christian Brandstätter. Einleitender Essay Gotthard Böhm. Mit 37 Farb- und 4 Schwarzweiß-Abbildungen nach Photographien von Franz Hubmann. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen nach Zeichnungen von Federico Pallavicini. [my translation: The k.u.k. [imperial and royal] Hofzuckerbäckerei Demel. A Viennese fairytale.
[Munich]: Wilhelm Goldmann Verlag, [1980]. Goldman Austriaca, 26903. Edited by Christian Brandstätter. Introductory essay by Gotthard Böhm. Squarish octavo, 174, [2] pages. Thirty-seven color and four black & white illustrations after photographs by Franz Hubmann. Numerous illustrations after drawings by Federico Pallavicini. Text in German. First paperback edition, following the original 1976 issue by Munich's Verlag Fritz Molden. A history, with recipes of the legendary Demel, bakery to King and... (Item #6084)
Price: $30.00
Die K.u.K. [Kaiserliche und Königliche] Hofzuckerbäckerei Demel. Ein Wiener Märchen. Hrsg. Christian Brandstätter. Einleitender Essay Gotthard Böhm. Mit 37 Farb- und 4 Schwarzweiß-Abbildungen nach Photographien von Franz Hubmann. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen nach Zeichnungen von Federico Pallavicini. [my translation: The k.u.k. [imperial and royal] Hofzuckerbäckerei Demel. A Viennese fairytale. Federico von Berzeviczy-Pallavicini.
138.
Practical Bee Anatomy. With Notes on the Embryology, Metamorphoses, and Physiology of the Honey Bee.
Benson, Oxon., England: The Apis Club, 1923. Octavo, 89, xii pages. Illustrated. First edition, and first volume in the Apis Library series. The author was the Vice President and Fellow of the Apis Club, Expert B.B.K.A. and Honorary Associate of the Scottish B.K.A. Internally very good, the spine of the red cloth covered boards is chipped away, and there is soiling. inscribed on the half-title endpaper, "With the author's love"..... (Item #2960)
Price: $60.00
Practical Bee Anatomy. With Notes on the Embryology, Metamorphoses, and Physiology of the Honey Bee. Annie D. Betts.
139.
Fashions in Foods in Beverley Hills. [cover title]; One Feast, One House, One Mutual Happiness.Compiled by The Book Section, Beverly Hills Woman's Club.
Beverly Hills, California: Printed in Beverly Hills by the Beverly Hills Citizen, 1929. Cover design and titles by Vivian V. Robeson. Foreword by Will Rogers. Octavo (21 x 15.5 cm.), [xiv], 189 pages. Ads. Illustrated title page. Includes table of contents and indexes. Evident FIRST EDITION. Some starry names accompany a fair number of the six hundred recipes of this community cookbook, among the celebrities: Ina Claire, Joan Crawford, Mildred... (Item #5195)
Price: $120.00
Fashions in Foods in Beverley Hills. [cover title]; One Feast, One House, One Mutual Happiness.Compiled by The Book Section, Beverly Hills Woman's Club. Beverly Hills Woman's Club. Book Section.
140.
Memorial Edition of Thomas Bewick's Works. ( with : A memoir of Thomas Bewick, written by himself. Embellished by numerous wood engravings, designed by the author for a work on British fishes. A new edition, prefaced and annotated by Austin Dobson).
Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Printed by R. Ward and Sons, for Bernard Quaritch, 1885-85-85-85-87. Five volumes, royal octavos. pages (2), xxxix, xxxvi, (2, blank), 374: (2), xxiii, 406, (2), xi: (2), xi, 526: (2), xxiv, 376: xxxiii, (3), 393. Profusely illustrated throughout with woodcut illustrations and vignettes. Copy number 319, of the limited edition of 750 sets, signed and numbered by Bernard Quaritch. Comprising British Birds (2 vols), Quadrupeds, Fables of Aesop and... (Item #1927)
Price: $1,400.00
141.
Les Cris de Paris, à Paris, pour la vefve Jean Bonfons.
Paris; Chartres: Baillieu; Durand imprimeur à Chartres, 1872. Duodecimo (18 x 12.5) cm.), [43] pages. One of 200 examples on thick laid paper. FIRST EDITION this, of this 19th century facsimile edition of the 1545 work by Antoine Truquet, the sixth volume in the Bibliothèque Gothique series, one of eighteen published by Baillieu between 1868 and 1874. Other authors in the series included Nicolas, Villon, Olivier de la Marche and... (Item #6649)
Price: $350.00
142.
Biggle Berry Book; Small fruit facts from bud to box conserved into understandable form. Illustrated.
Philadelphia: Wilmer Atkinson Company, 1913. Biggle Farm Library Number Two. Duodecimo (14 x 9.5 cm.), 144 pages. Illustrated in black & white and color. Index. Stated fifth edition, but evident second edition, second printing; originally issued in 1894. A basic and popular introduction to growing berries, including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, dewberries, currants, gooseberries, grapes and other small fruits. Light age-toning to the interior; in blue cloth, titled and decorated in red and black. Near fine. (Item #6628)
Price: $50.00
Biggle Berry Book; Small fruit facts from bud to box conserved into understandable form. Illustrated. Jacob Biggle.
143.
Storer & Cutler.
Portland, ME: Storer & Cutler, 1801. 23 x 21 cm. Printed bill head for Storer & Cutler, “importers and wholesale dealers in dry goods, manufacturers and jobbers of clothing and furnishing goods.” Handwritten bill for William Sawyer. Some creases and annotations to verso, otherwise very good. (Item #3632)
Price: $20.00
144.
Lawrence Pottery. Lawrence, Mass. Bought of Geo. Pearson & Co. who manufacture and keep constantly on hand at their factory in Lawrence, all kinds of Earthen-ware, with Rockingham Glaze, of the best quality, at the following prices.
Lawrence, MA: circa 1870. Printed billhead, 38.5 x 26.5 cm. Pre-populated invoice, listing products such as cake pots, cream pots, lard pots, bean pots, milk pans, pudding pans, kneading bowls, stove tubes, seed pans, saucers, hanging vases, flower pots, soap dishes, pitchers, spittoons, toy jugs, and more. Prices listed as well. Some creases and rubbing, minor tear to edge, otherwise very good. (Item #3692)
Price: $300.00
145.
C. Wilkinson’s Sons. Commission Merchants, Fruits and Produce.
Philadelphia: C. Wilkinson’s Sons, 1904. Billhead, 15.5 x 22 cm. Printed in red and black, for C. Wilkinson’s Sons , “commission merchants, fruits, and produce” with cranberries as their specialty. Addressed to C.E. Cowen of Marion, billed for “45 Be CB”. Slight creasing, else fine. (Item #3628)
Price: $20.00
146.
[ALS].
Baltimore, MD: Cochran-Oler Ice Company, 1885. 28 x 21.5, ALS. Letter from W.H. Oles, President of Cochran-Oler Ice Company, on illustrated letterhead addressed to Edward N. Banker regarding his appointment as superintendent at the company’s Cedar Grove, Maine location. Some creases, minor discoloration, and small tear to centerfold, else very good. (Item #3630)
Price: $40.00
[ALS]. Billhead - Ice, W. H. Oles, Cochran-Oler Ice Company.
147.
Bought of A.K. Ballard, Manufacturer of Every Description of Stone and Rockingham Ware.
Burlington, VT: 1871. 35 x 21.7 cm. Printed billhead, including etched image of A.K. Ballard’s pottery business and factory. Pre-populated billhead features jugs, molasses jugs, covered cream pots, butter pots, cake pots, preserve jars, tomato or fruit jars, churns, pudding pots, flower pots, plain pitchers, stove pipe safes, bean pots, and Rockingham ware each accompanied by small image of product. Alfred K. Ballard (unknown-1874) founded his company in Burlington, Vermont... (Item #3679)
Price: $350.00
Bought of A.K. Ballard, Manufacturer of Every Description of Stone and Rockingham Ware. Billhead - Stoneware, A. K. Ballard.
148.
Bought of H. Laughlin & Co., Variegated Rockingham and Yellow Ware, East Liverpool, O.
East Liverpool, OH: 1869. 42.5 x 17.3 cm. Printed billhead with small illustration of wares, printed on blue and red lined paper. Pre-populated with prices for Rockingham and Yellow ware products including: chambers, bowls, pie plates, nappie dishes, pitchers, rice dishes, jelly cans, stove tubs, spittoons, mugs, hanging baskets and more. This document predates the founding of Homer Laughlin China Company in East Liverpool, Ohio by two years. Billhead is... (Item #3680)
Price: $350.00
149.
Bought of S. Hart & Son, Manufacturers of and Dealers in Stone Ware, Rockingmam [sic] Ware, Fire Brick, &c.
Fulton, NY: circa 1870s. Printed billhead, 35.7 x 21.5 cm. With small illustrations of wares, printed on brown paper, of jugs, molasses jugs, preserve jars, butter pots, cake pots, churns, chambers, spittoons, horsefeed boxes, mixing bowls, pie plates, water filters, and flower pots. By 1878, the Samuel Hart, the company’s founder, retired and S. Hart & Son became Hart Brothers. Some creasing, light foxing, and glue spots to right edge... (Item #3686)
Price: $350.00
Bought of S. Hart & Son, Manufacturers of and Dealers in Stone Ware, Rockingmam [sic] Ware, Fire Brick, &c. Billhead - Stoneware, S. Hart, Son.
150.
New York Stone Ware Pottery, Fort Edward, N.Y. Bought of Satterlee & Mory, Dealers in Every Description of Stone and Rockingham Ware.
Fort Edward, NY: 1881. Printed billhead, 35.7 x 22 cm. With small illustrations of wares, including jugs, pancake pitchers, pudding pots, water kegs, stove tubes, flower pots, and more. Made out in black ink to Mr. M.B. Paige, the invoice records a purchase of $109: covered butter pots and Rockingham ware vinegar measures. Some creasing and very minor edgewear, otherwise very good. (Item #3691)
Price: $300.00
New York Stone Ware Pottery, Fort Edward, N.Y. Bought of Satterlee & Mory, Dealers in Every Description of Stone and Rockingham Ware. Billhead - Stoneware, Satterlee, Mory.

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