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151.
Bo.s of F & J. Ellis Cheesemongers to the Queen.
Brighton: F & J Ellis, 1850. Billhead , 10.5 x 11.5 cm., framed in matte, 39 x 36.5 cm.(matte). Brothers Frederick and Josiah Ellis promote themselves as “cheesemongers to the Queen” on this billhead for services rendered to Lady Musgrave in 1850. Minor crease marks to billhead and some minor edgewear to matte, otherwise fine. (Item #3755)
Price: $300.00
152.
Rowe & Co.
Buffalo, NY: Rowe & Co. 1856. Illustrated billhead, 12 x 21.5 cm., for Rowe & Co., “dealers in fresh keg, can and shell oysters, spiced oysters, lobsters and clams, hermetically sealed oysters, oranges, lemons, sardines, sauces, pickles, &c.&c.” Bill is for G[eorge] B. Walbridge, of the wholesale grocery trade, for 20 kegs of oysters. Some staining, else good. (Item #3627)
Price: $90.00
153.
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: circa 1870s. Printed billhead, 38 x 24 cm. Illustrated invoice with depictions of jugs, open and covered cream pots, pitchers, churns, preserved jars, pudding pots, butter pots, cake pots, flower pots, water kegs, and spittoons offered by Satterlee & Mory, New York stoneware pottery purveyors. Beginning in 1858, stoneware pottery was a major industry in Fort Edward, a town located along the Hudson River. George Satterlee was... (Item #3687)
Price: $200.00
New York Stone Ware Pottery, Fort Edward, N.Y. Bought of Satterlee & Mory, Dealers in Every Description of Stone and Rockingham Ware. Billhead, Satterlee, Mory.
154.
Cummings Bros.
Portland, ME: Cummings Bros. 1929. 27.7 x 21.3 cm. Illustrated printed billhead for Cummings Brothers, “wholesale grocers, beef and provisions”. Bill for Pine Wood Camps in Canton, Maine. Further annotations regarding payment are handwritten. Some discoloration to top edge, creases, and small tear to left edge, otherwise very good. (Item #3631)
Price: $25.00
155.
Thorndike & Hix.
Rockland, ME: Thorndike & Hix, 1903. 13.5 x 20.5. Color printed billhead for Thorndike & Hix, “manufacturers of Gold Coin Mince Meat.”. (Item #3633)
Price: $20.00
156.
For Home Use. This recipe book, containing other helpful and relative general information, has been compiled for private personal use. Invaluable to the Host and Hostess.
Port-Of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies: Angostura Bitters Ltd. 1939. Tall octavo (24.5 x 16 cm.), 46 pages. Illustrated. Stated ninth edition. A promotional book, with history of Angostura Bitters, with the remainder of the work divided into "Social" (drink) and "Domestic" (food). Cocktails recipes and non-alcoholic recipes of course use Angostura Bitters, as do the food dishes. Bitters in Marmalade sounds like a particularly good idea. A bit of offsetting... (Item #6442)
Price: $35.00
For Home Use. This recipe book, containing other helpful and relative general information, has been compiled for private personal use. Invaluable to the Host and Hostess. Bitters, Angostura Bitters Ltd.
157.
Canning and How to Use Canned Foods.
Washington D.C. National Canners Association, 1919. Octavo, 184 pages. Illustrated. First edition. Includes some text on the history of canning as well as sections on Principles of Canning, Methods in Commercial Canning, Factory Sanitation, Labels, Syrup, Brine, Quality, and recipes for fruits, vegetables, meats, beans, and soups. Some illustrations depict early food processing factories. Early ownership inscription on front fly; slight discoloration to front board of green cloth, otherwise very... (Item #5137)
Price: $35.00
Canning and How to Use Canned Foods. A. W. Bitting, K. G. Bitting.
158.
Gastronomic Bibliography.
Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino Publisher, undated. Large octavo, 718 pages. Limited edition facsimile of 1939 first edition. Limitation unstated. Illustrated throughout with engravings and one color photographic plate. Important bibliography of cookery books, the author's personal collection now resides at the Library of Congress. Fine in red cloth. No dust jacket, as issued. (Item #3410)
Price: $90.00
Gastronomic Bibliography. Katherine Golden Bitting.
159.
Gastronomic Bibliography.
London: Holland Press, 1981. Large octavo, 718 pages. Limited edition facsimile of 1939 first edition. 1/500 copies. Illustrated throughout with engravings and one color photographic plate. Important bibliography of cookery books, the author's personal collection now resides at the Library of Congress. Fine in green cloth; dust jacket with chip to foot of spine. (Item #5804)
Price: $90.00
Gastronomic Bibliography. Katherine Golden Bitting.
160.
Choice Cookery 'La Bonne Cuisine'. A Selection of High-Class and Household Cookery Recipes
London & Glasgow: William Collins, Sons, & Co. Limited, [circa 1890]. Octavo (18 x 13 cm.), 144 pages. Advertisements to endpapers. Table of contents is actually an index. ~ Edition undetermined (Driver 93.1-93.3 records three editions with slight variations on the title page, and notes she has "not been able to determine the order of publication of these three undated editions. "Born Margaret MacKirdy in 1830, the author married John... (Item #6804)
Price: $50.00
161.
The Compendium of Cookery and Reliable Recipes. A compendium of information pertaining to the culinary department, comprising the most rare and well-tried receipts ever published. The preparation of human food made wholesome, nutritive and agreeable to the palate. The great secret of all cookery exposed.
Chicago: Loomis & Co., Publishers, 1890. Octavo, viii, 315, [iv], 103 pages. Index for each of the two sections. While the title does not indicate it, this volume contains a second work, The Book of Knowledge, which contains recipes for the liquorist, the druggist, the farmer, as well as household remedies. This work was published by numerous entities in cheap editions, on even cheaper paper. So internally age-toned, and with... (Item #5679)
Price: $30.00
162.
The Practical Cook Book; Containing Upwards of One Thousand Receipts: Consisting of Directions for Selecting, Preparing and Cooking All Kinds of Meats, Fish, Poultry, and Game, Soups Broths, Vegetables and Salads... and Numerous Preparations for Invalids.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co. 1851. Octavo, 303 pages + 27 ads. Second edition, expanded by 30 pages beyond the original edition of 1850. Thorough and well-indexed, Mrs. Bliss' Practical Cook Book offers a wide array of recipes, including sections on 'Creams, Ices and Water Ices', and 'Blanc Mange, Creams, Charlotte Russe, Flummery, Syllabubs, Curds and Whey.' Moderate foxing throughout, spine a bit cocked. Publisher's blind and gilt-stamped green cloth... (Item #2444)
Price: $300.00
163.
The Practical Cook Book; containing upwards of one thousand receipts: consisting of directions for selecting, preparing and cooking all kinds of meats, fish, poultry, and game, soups broths, vegetables and salads... and numerous preparations for invalids.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co. 1855. Octavo, vi, 303 pages. Second edition, later printing, expanded by thirty pages beyond the original edition of 1850. Thorough and well-indexed, Mrs. Bliss' Practical Cook Book offers a wide array of recipes, including sections on Creams, Ices and Water Ices, as well as Blanc Mange, Creams, Charlotte Russe, Flummery, Syllabubs, Curds and Whey. Heavily foxed throughout, spine a bit cocked, but still sound. Publisher's... (Item #5655)
Price: $150.00
The Practical Cook Book; containing upwards of one thousand receipts: consisting of directions for selecting, preparing and cooking all kinds of meats, fish, poultry, and game, soups broths, vegetables and salads... and numerous preparations for invalids. Bliss Mrs.
164.
The English improver Improved or the Survey of Husbandry Surveyed discovering the Improveableness of all Lands: Some to be under a double and Treble others under a Five or Six Fould. And many Under a Tenn fould, yea some under a Twenty fould Improvement. By Wa: Blith a lover of Ingenuity. All clearely demonstrated from Principles of Reason, Ingenuity, and late but most Real Experiences; and held forth at an Inconsiderable charge to the Profits accrewing thereby, under Six Peeces of Improvement. 1 By Floting and Watering such Land as lieth capeable thereof. 2 By draying Fen, Reducing Bog, and Regaining Sea-Lands. 3 By such Enclosures as prevents Depopulation, & advanceth all Interests. 4 By Tillage of some Land lost for want of, and Pasturin
London: Printed for John Wright at the Kings-head in the Old-Bayley, 1653. Quarto, [26], 274, [12] pages, engraved pictorial title and second text title, beginning "All clearly demonstrated...", two folding engraved plates and three full-page woodcut illustrations. Third Edition. "Blith wrote two books on husbandry which surpass all others of their time for their practical good sense, their evidence of his own and others' farming experience, the candour of the... (Item #2843)
Price: $650.00
The English improver Improved or the Survey of Husbandry Surveyed discovering the Improveableness of all Lands: Some to be under a double and Treble others under a Five or Six Fould. And many Under a Tenn fould, yea some under a Twenty fould Improvement. By Wa: Blith a lover of Ingenuity. All clearely demonstrated from Principles of Reason, Ingenuity, and late but most Real Experiences; and held forth at an Inconsiderable charge to the Profits accrewing thereby, under Six Peeces of Improvement. 1 By Floting and Watering such Land as lieth capeable thereof. 2 By draying Fen, Reducing Bog, and Regaining Sea-Lands. 3 By such Enclosures as prevents Depopulation, & advanceth all Interests. 4 By Tillage of some Land lost for want of, and Pasturin. W. Blith, Walter Blith, lter.
165.
Art De Confectionner Les Fleurs Artificielles; Nouvelle edition orne de figures et dediee aux Dames.
Paris: Librarie Delarue, [1850]. Duodecimo, 272, [11] pages, with twenty-five numbered plates (some double-page), plus thirty-two supplemental plates lettered a-z and aa-ff. New edition. Date supplied via OCLC. A lovely small manual for the creation of sugar flowers, a pastime for genteel Victorian women. Some creasing to original printed wrappers at spine, and a bit of paper restoration to corners of wrapper, otherwise fine. In a later chemise and slipcase... (Item #4901)
Price: $350.00
166.
Flash in the Pan. The Life and Death of an American Restaurant.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. Octavo, 302 pages. First edition of this important chronicle of the high-spirited opening and subsequent rapid decline and extinction of a New York City restaurant at the end of the Go-Go Eighties. Blum portrays a restaurant that seemingly had everything: celebrity investors, a trendy location, hot waitresses and A-list clientelle. But things just don't work out. Fine in a fine dust jacket. (Item #2227)
Price: $300.00
167.
Mueller’s Hare and Hound Game.
Jersey City, N.J. C.F. Mueller Co. 1937. board game (17.5 x 17 cm.), with promotion text for Mueller’s products on the verso; printed thick card with six pre-punched “hares and hounds” for game pieces; original unprinted envelope. Fine and unused condition. Scarce. (Item #6251)
Price: $125.00
168.
Paul Bocuse's French Cooking.
New York: Pantheon, 1977. Large quarto, 517 pages. First American Edition. A thorough overview of French cooking. While Bocuse is the perhaps the most well-known of the chefs who introduced nouvelle cuisine, his name has come to be synonymous with all of French cuisine. The most prestigious of culinary awards is named after him, and the Culinary Institute of America changed the name of its dining room from Escoffier to... (Item #4743)
Price: $250.00
169.
Paul Bocuse's French Cooking.
New York: Pantheon, 1977. Large quarto, 517 pages. First American Edition, second printing. A thorough overview of classic French cooking. While Bocuse is the perhaps the most well-known of the chefs who introduced nouvelle cuisine, his name has come to be synonymous with all of French cuisine. The most prestigious of culinary awards is named after him, and the Culinary Institute of America changed the name of its dining room... (Item #4744)
Price: $120.00
170.
Wine of Italy. Illustrated by David Williams.
London: Peter Owen Limited, 1956. Octavo, 135 pages. First edition. A pleasant, short introduction to the wines of Italy. Very good in blue cloth, in a very good dust jacket. [Gabler G9600]. (Item #2855)
Price: $45.00
171.
Een Vruchtenmandje. [A Fruit Basket].
Amsterdam: De Spieghel, 1927. Folio, [48] pages, twenty one hand-colored plates, All the plates are on a sturdy, thick card stock (29 x 21cm). First edition, signed and limited. Roman numeral III of a limitation of seven copies in portfolio form, signed by Bodenheim. With an additional inscription dated 1941, signed by Bodenheim and Ansingh. There was also an edition of 100 copies, in book form, bound in a Japanese... (Item #2727)
Price: $5,000.00
Een Vruchtenmandje. [A Fruit Basket]. Nelly Bodenheim, Lizzy Ansingh.
172.
A Handbook of Invalid Cooking : for the use of nurses in training-schools, nurses in private practice, and others who care for the sick : containing explanatory lessons on the properties and value of different kinds of food, and recipes for the making of various dishes.
New York: The Century Co. 1903. Octavo, vii, 326 pages. Revised edition, originally published 1893. A training book for nurses, developed by an instructor in the Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School. A combination of text book and recipe collection, with some recipes drawn from Mrs. Lincoln's Boston Cook Book. The book has a fair number of annotations, written in an early, and neat hand, each annotating a recipe, or adding... (Item #5290)
Price: $90.00
A Handbook of Invalid Cooking : for the use of nurses in training-schools, nurses in private practice, and others who care for the sick : containing explanatory lessons on the properties and value of different kinds of food, and recipes for the making of various dishes. Mary A. Boland.
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The Glorious Oyster. His history in Rome and Britain, his anatomy and reproduction, how to cook him and what various Writers and Poets have written in his Praise. Collected together as an acknowledgment of the supreme pleasure he has given to all persons of Taste since Roman times.
New York: Alfred Knopf, 1929. Small octavo, 203 pages + 4 ads. First edition. A delightful survey of the history of oysters, along with an anthology of oyster appearances in literary and historical quotation, and a small selection of fine recipes. Bolitho was a prolific author, penning 59 non-fiction works of mostly biography. Royalty was his specialty, as for many years he lived at Windsor Castle, and it was while... (Item #2296)
Price: $350.00
The Glorious Oyster. His history in Rome and Britain, his anatomy and reproduction, how to cook him and what various Writers and Poets have written in his Praise. Collected together as an acknowledgment of the supreme pleasure he has given to all persons of Taste since Roman times. Hector Bolitho.
174.
The Future of the Date Palm in India. (Phoenix Dactylifera).
Calcutta: Thacker, Spink & Co. 1885. Octavo, 118, [2] ads, pages. First edition. The author examines the Date Palm's suitability for cultivation in India, and encourages the establishment of plantations for the trees. Dates have now been grown in India at some scale for decades, and as recently as 2008, the Indian government has initiated programs to establish plantations in Gujarat and Rajasthan. With the ownership stamp of the Salem... (Item #2984)
Price: $300.00
The Future of the Date Palm in India. (Phoenix Dactylifera). E. Bonavia.
175.
The Art of Brewing. Part I & Part II. (Complete).
London: Baldwin & Craddock, 1829. Two slim volumes. Octavos, 32 pages + 4 ads; & 32 pages 2 ads. With six steel engraved illustrations of equipment in the text, and additional charts and tables. A practical explanation of brewing ingredients, equipment and processes. Two additional volumes were issued in 1834. Previous owner's name in ink to title page. Offsetting to first and final pages of text block, otherwise internally near... (Item #1922)
Price: $500.00
The Art of Brewing. Part I & Part II. (Complete). David Booth, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

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