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176.
Record of a Gilded-Age Boston Society Party.
[Boston: Winter, 1896]. A bound volume of autograph letters with the invitation and autograph menu. Octavo (22.5 x 15 x 8 cm.), bound volume of letters mounted on stubs. A superb record of the social grace of an era long gone. Mrs. Francis Blake, wife of the physicist and inventor of telephone fame (see DAB), gave a small ‘dancing’ party for the society ‘A’ list of Boston. Participants were to... (Item #6716)
Price: $750.00
Record of a Gilded-Age Boston Society Party. Boston Society, Francis Blake.
177.
Dealer Profits on Ice Cream: a survey of the merchandising of ice cream in drug stores, made for the Massachusetts state pharmaceutical association and the New England association of ice cream manufacturers.
Boston, College of Business Administration, Bureau of Business Research, 1929. Stapled booklet, 51, [4[ pages. Tables. First and only edition. Very detailed study of the operation of ice cream counters in drug stores. Soiled internally and on printed, stapled wrappers. Good only. Scarce. [OCLC locates eight copies]. (Item #5764)
Price: $60.00
Dealer Profits on Ice Cream: a survey of the merchandising of ice cream in drug stores, made for the Massachusetts state pharmaceutical association and the New England association of ice cream manufacturers. Bureau of Business Research; Massachusetts State Pharmaceutical Association; New England Association of Ice Cream Manufacturers Boston University.
178.
Potatoes: One-Hundred-&-One Ways of Cooking
London: William Heineman Ltd. 1932. Small octavo (18.5 x 12.5 cm.), 62 pages. Index. FIRST EDITION. Boulestin and Adair attempt to demonstrate the potato's rightful place in English cuisine. X. Marcel Boulestin was a French chef, restaurateur and author of cookbooks that popularized French cuisine in the English-speaking world. His restaurant, The Restaurant Français, opened in 1927, was known at the time as the most expensive in London. Some light... (Item #6369)
Price: $60.00
Potatoes: One-Hundred-&-One Ways of Cooking. X. M. Boulestin, A. H. Adair, Xavier Marcel Boulestin, Arthur Henry "Robin" Adair.
179.
Cunning Cookery.
London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd. 1938. Octavo, 181 pages. First edition. A between-the-wars cookbook aimed at the recently servantless cook with few ingredients and little equipment. The book is peppered with little anecdotes or historical references, which leads me to believe the author felt he needed more than recipes to hold the attention of those newly arrived in the kitchen. Bound in limp cloth with an attractive color-illustration to... (Item #3601)
Price: $90.00
Cunning Cookery. Geoffrey M. Boumphrey.
180.
Coffee Through The Camera's Lens. A Project on Brazil. Photographs by Margaret Bourke-White. Home Economics Department.
New York: Home Economics Department, American Can Company, 1936. Printed card folio (18 x 12.5 cm.) with pocket holding sixteen loose leaves (each 16.5 x 9.5 cm.). The loose leaves include eleven reproductions of captioned photographs by Margarite Bourke-White, plus additional sheets with map of Brazil and classroom assignments on the history and production of coffee. There is also a mail-order card for ordering additional copies. Published at the height... (Item #6762)
Price: $400.00
Coffee Through The Camera's Lens. A Project on Brazil. Photographs by Margaret Bourke-White. Home Economics Department. Margaret; Home Economics Department Bourke-White, American Can Company.
181.
Butter-Kist Popcorn.
Indianapolis: Holcomb & Hoke Manufacturing Co. [circa 1914]. 26.5 x 16.7 cm, flat box. Yellow, blue, and red printed original popcorn container with circus illustrations and featuring imagery of the Butter-Kist Pop Corn Popper Machine. Box flaps include recipes for Butter-Kist Breakfast Food, Pop Corn Balls, and Dainties, as well as information about Holcomb & Hoke’s trademarks.Unused and in it’s original folded form. Some edgewear and rubbing, small chip out..... (Item #3626)
Price: $20.00
182.
“Our Bond Tooth Picks” [Box].
[Circa 1918]. 21 x 19.5 cm, flat box template. White board with blue ink. A box for “Our Bond” Brand toothpicks who guarantee that theirs are made from “Selected State of Maine White Birch” and are “packed under most sanitary conditions”. Slight rubbing, else very good. (Item #3594)
Price: $20.00
183.
The Alice Bradley Menu-Cook-Book. Menus, Marketing Lists and Recipes. April-May-June.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1937. Octavo, 253 pages. First edition of this single season volume issued of an early American seasonal cookbook, later collected in a single volume. Bradley was the principal of Miss Farmer's School of Cookery. Very good or better in publisher's metal comb binding, in very attractive boards with a colorful deco-y design. [not in Cagle]. (Item #2450)
Price: $90.00
The Alice Bradley Menu-Cook-Book. Menus, Marketing Lists and Recipes. April-May-June. Alice Bradley.
184.
The Alice Bradley Menu-Cook-Book. Menus, Marketing Lists and Recipes. October, November, December.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1940. Octavo, 253 pages. Later printing of this single season volume issued of an early American seasonal cookbook, later collected in a single volume. Bradley was the principal of Miss Farmer's School of Cookery. Very good or better in publisher's metal comb binding, in very attractive boards with a colorful deco-y design. [not in Cagle]. (Item #2449)
Price: $90.00
The Alice Bradley Menu-Cook-Book. Menus, Marketing Lists and Recipes. October, November, December. Alice Bradley.
185.
The Alice Bradley Menu-Cook-Book. Menus, Marketing Lists and Recipes. October, November, December.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1937. Octavo, 253 pages. Later printing of this single season volume issued of an early American seasonal cookbook, later collected in a single volume. Bradley was the principal of Miss Farmer's School of Cookery. Very good or better in publisher's metal comb binding, in very attractive boards with a colorful deco-y design. [not in Cagle]. (Item #4869)
Price: $90.00
The Alice Bradley Menu-Cook-Book. Menus, Marketing Lists and Recipes. October, November, December. Alice Bradley.
186.
The Alice Bradley Menu-Cook-Book. Menus, Marketing Lists and Recipes. [Four volumes] January-February-March, April-May-June, July-August-September, October-November-December.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1937. Four volumes, octavos, 241, 247, 247, 253 pages. Later printings of all volumes of this early American seasonal cookbook, later collected in a single volume. Bradley was the principal of Miss Farmer's School of Cookery. All very good or better in publisher's metal comb bindings, in very attractive boards with a colorful vegetable/kitchen designs. Scarce complete. [not in Cagle]. (Item #2749)
Price: $350.00
The Alice Bradley Menu-Cook-Book. Menus, Marketing Lists and Recipes. [Four volumes] January-February-March, April-May-June, July-August-September, October-November-December. Alice Bradley.
187.
Desserts, Including Layer Cakes and Pies.
Boston: M. Barrows & Company, 1931. Octavo, 270 pages. First edition, 2nd printing, following the original of the previous year. From the Principal, of Miss Farmer's School of Cookery, and the author of Cooking for Profit, and the Candy Cook Book. This complete dessert cookbook includes sections on ice creams and French pastries. Lacking the dust jacket, but otherwise fine in publisher's gilt-stamped, marble designed green cloth. Inscribed to an... (Item #2170)
Price: $90.00
Desserts, Including Layer Cakes and Pies. Alice Bradley.
188.
A Household Book for Tropical Colonies.
London: Geoffrey Cumberlegde/Oxford University Press, 1950. Octavo, 149 pages. Second edition. This work was originally published under the name, A Household Book for Africa in 1939. It contains recipes, but much more, for the operation of a household in a colonial region, and includes lists of foodstuffs and other provisions for trips into the bush, and methods of assuring your supplies are not carried off by ants or natives. Fine... (Item #2962)
Price: $60.00
A Household Book for Tropical Colonies. E. G. Bradley.
189.
New improvements of planting and gardening. Both philosophical and practical; explaining the notion of the sapp and generation of plants ... [WITH] The Gentleman and Gardener's Kalendar : directing what is necessary to be done every month in the kitchen-garden, fruit-garden, nursery, management of forest-trees, green-house, and flower-garden. With Directions for the Making and Ordering of Hop Grounds. by Richard Bradley ... ; also the design of a green-house ... contriv'd purposely for the good keeping of exotick plants by Seignior Galilei of Florence. The 3rd ed., to which is now added an abstract of the several acts of Parliament to encourage the planting of timber trees ...
London: Printed for W. Mears at the Lamb without Temple Bar, 1719-1720 & 1720. Three volumes bound as one. Thick octavos, 71+ 136 + 290 [2] pages. Third editions, corrected. [&] [2], xv, 124 pages. [2] leaves of plates. Illustrated, in all, with 11 engraved plates. Third edition, corrected. New Improvements and the Kalendar were often found bound together as such. Bradley (ca. 1688-1732) was an English botanist and gardener... (Item #2131)
Price: $1,500.00
New improvements of planting and gardening. Both philosophical and practical; explaining the notion of the sapp and generation of plants ... [WITH] The Gentleman and Gardener's Kalendar : directing what is necessary to be done every month in the kitchen-garden, fruit-garden, nursery, management of forest-trees, green-house, and flower-garden. With Directions for the Making and Ordering of Hop Grounds. by Richard Bradley ... ; also the design of a green-house ... contriv'd purposely for the good keeping of exotick plants by Seignior Galilei of Florence. The 3rd ed., to which is now added an abstract of the several acts of Parliament to encourage the planting of timber trees. Richard Bradley.
190.
A practical treatise of the manufacture of vinegar, with special consideration of wood vinegar and other products obtained in the destructive distillation of wood, the fabrication of acetates, cider, and fruit-wines; preservation of fruits and vegetables by canning and evaporation; preparation of fruit-butters, jellies, marmalades, pickles, mustards, etc. Preservation of meat, fish and eggs. Second edition, revised, improved and enlarged.
Philadelphia and London: 1900. Octavo, xxxi, 555 pages. With 104 illustrations. Second edition, revised. A thorough examination of large-scale production of vinegar, pickles, mustards, marmalades, etc. Text block age-toned, corners of gilt-titled burgundy cloth bumped, otherwise very good. (Item #4797)
Price: $150.00
191.
The Baker's Book; a practical hand book of the baking industry in all countries.
New York City: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1903. Two volumes. Large octavos, 236, [2], [10], & 667, [4], [43]pages. Ads. Index. Profusely illustrated, with photographic reproductions and engravings in the text, and full-page chromolithographic plates. Third printing. One of the great English language professional bread baking books at the turn of the twentieth century. An extensive overview of baking around the world at the time, with recipes and descriptions of... (Item #5330)
Price: $450.00
The Baker's Book; a practical hand book of the baking industry in all countries. Emile Braun.
192.
New Orleans Recipes.
New Orleans: Dorothea Thompson, 1966. Small octavo, 86 pages plus index. Later edition (first edition published Waveland, Miss., 1932). Small engravings of local buildings throughout text. In describing the cuisine of New Orleans, the author states, "the cooking here is the grandchild to France, descendant to Spain, cousin to Italy, and also it is full fledged Southern." Over one hundred fifty regional recipes. With red comb binding in light brown... (Item #4731)
Price: $30.00
New Orleans Recipes. Mary Moore Bremer.
193.
The Kitchen Gardener's Instructor, containing a catalogue of Garden and Herb Seed, with Practical Directions under each head, for the cultivation of, Culinary Vegetables and Herbs. With a Calendar, showing the work necessary to be done in a kitchen garden every month throughout the season. Also, directions for forcing or forwarding vegetables out of the ordinary seasons... A New and Improved Edition.
New York: by the author/Edward Walker, 1847. Octavo, 181 pages. Later printing. Hinges shaken, light foxing throughout, otherwise very good, in soiled and edgeworn publisher's printed paper over dark green 1/4 cloth. (Item #2964)
Price: $150.00
The Kitchen Gardener's Instructor, containing a catalogue of Garden and Herb Seed, with Practical Directions under each head, for the cultivation of, Culinary Vegetables and Herbs. With a Calendar, showing the work necessary to be done in a kitchen garden every month throughout the season. Also, directions for forcing or forwarding vegetables out of the ordinary seasons... A New and Improved Edition. Thomas Bridgeman.
194.
Sugar Beet in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928. Octavo, 118 pages. Illustrated with photographs, and with folding charts. First edition. A scholarly study of the beet industry, made in the 1920's, but still reflecting a 19th century agricultural tradition. The chapters on labour, manure, sowing and harvesting, reference hand tools or horse drawn apparatus. With former owner's ink inscription to front pastedown, otherwise fine in green buckram. (Item #2090)
Price: $60.00
Sugar Beet in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. A. Bridges, R. N. Dixey.
195.
Paris a Table.
Paris: Publié par J. Hetzel, 1846. Octavo, 184, iv pages. Illustrated by Bertall. First edition. A significant work of early nineteenth-century gastronomy, which, though small by comparison, stands alongside Brillat-Savarin and Dumas. The illustrator Bertall was one of the most prolific French illustrators of the nineteenth century, and a pioneering photographer. Small open tear to corner of page 37, with no loss to text, otherwise very good in dark brown... (Item #3741)
Price: $450.00
196.
Paris a Table.
Paris: Publié par J. Hetzel, 1846. Octavo, 184, iv pages. Illustrated by Bertall. First edition. A significant work of early nineteenth-century gastronomy, which, though small by comparison, stands alongside Brillat-Savarin and Dumas. The illustrator Bertall was one of the most prolific French illustrators of the nineteenth century, and a pioneering photographer. Very good or better in handsome green patterned paper over contemporary dark blue calf, spine decorated. With the bookplate... (Item #4927)
Price: $450.00
197.
Histoire de la Cuisine et des Restaurateurs.
Haute Provence: Marc Billery, 1973. Octavo, 101 pages. Illustrated. Number 96 of 125 numbered copies total, printed on Ingres d'Arches. A selection from the author's masterwork, Physiologie du Gout. A lovely production in publisher's stamped red morocco. Some cracking and chipping to leather at hinges, otherwise fine. [OCLC shows five copies only]. (Item #2197)
Price: $120.00
Histoire de la Cuisine et des Restaurateurs. Brillat-Savarin.
198.
Physiologie du gout, ou meditation de gastronomie transcendante; ouvrage theorique, historique et a l'ordre du jour, dedie aux gastronomie parisiens.
Paris: Sautelet et Cie. 1826. Two volumes, octavo, xiv, 390 & 449 pages. contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards Light wear at extremities, otherwise in very good condition. First edition of the most famous treatise on gastronomy. The Physiology of Taste was published in an edition of 500 copies, appearing only two months after the author's death. The book is a comprehensive philosophy of the palate and of the table... (Item #2363)
Price: $11,000.00
Physiologie du gout, ou meditation de gastronomie transcendante; ouvrage theorique, historique et a l'ordre du jour, dedie aux gastronomie parisiens. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin.
199.
Physiologie Du Goût Ou Méditations De Gastronomie Transcendante Ouvrage théorique, historique, et à l’ordre du jour Dédié Aux Gastronomes Parisiens. Nouvelle édition précédée d’une notice.
Paris: E. Dentu, 1886. Small octavo, vii, 308 pages. Nouvelle Edition. Later, popular edition of the great classic of gastronomy. Some light foxing internally, End papers age-toned, and a bit brittle. Previous owner's ink inscription to preliminary blank. Publisher's printed tan cloth is edge worn and soiled. Good only. [Bitting 60-61; Cagle 98-102; Simon 253; Vicaire 117-121]. (Item #4768)
Price: $150.00
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The Handbook of Dining; or, How to Dine, Theoretically, philosophically, and Historically Considered. Based chiefly on upon The Physiologie du Gout of Brillat- Savarin.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts, 1859. Small octavo, 244, 24 pages. First UK edition, and the first edition of the English language translation of Leonard Francis Simpson. The first English language translation was that of Fayette Robinson, published in Philadelphia in 1854. Simpson's translation here is quite unfaithful to the original, admitting in the Introduction that "Many parts are, however, condensed, others omitted, as not suited to the... (Item #4329)
Price: $1,000.00
The Handbook of Dining; or, How to Dine, Theoretically, philosophically, and Historically Considered. Based chiefly on upon The Physiologie du Gout of Brillat- Savarin. Brillat-Savarin, Leonard Francis Simpson, Jean-Anthelme.

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