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201.
Physiologie du Goût, ou Méditations de Gastronomie Transcendante ouvrage théorique, historique et à l'ordre du jour, dédié aux gastronomes parisiens par Brillat-Savarin.
Paris: Charpentier, Libraire-Éditeur, 1865. Small octavo, xii, 525, (3) pages. With additional gastronomic texts by Balzac, Berchoux, and others. A later printing of the 1853 Charpentier edition. Internally clean and tight, marbled endpapers. Previous owner's name inked to half-title. Marbled boards over half-morocco, compartmented spine, with gilt-titled labels. light wear to edges, otherwise near very good. [Vicaire, page 118; this edition not in Cagle, Bitting or Oberlé]. (Item #4883)
Price: $250.00
202.
The Physiologie du Gout... Illustrée par Bertall, Précédee d'une notice biographique par Alp. Karr. Dessins de Bertall.
Paris: Furne et Cie, Libraires-Editeurs, 1864. Quarto, 458, [2] pages. Later edition, with the illustrations of Bertall, first issued thus in 1848. "The most famous book ever written about food and man's taste for it." Bertall's illustrations are witty and light handed, and appear here in full page plates as well as within the text. Some light age-toning and foxing throughout. Bound in full vellum with gilt border, and decorations... (Item #4882)
Price: $500.00
203.
Règles internationales de la nomenclature botanique. Adoptées par le Congrès international de Botanique de Vienne 1905. Deuxième édition mise au point d'après les décisions du Congrès international de Botanique de Bruxelles 1910.
Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer, 1912. Large quarto, viii, 110 pages. Ads. Second edition. Printed wrappers somewhat soiled and with some edge wear. Owner's rubber stamp to front panel. Still, near very good. [Stafleu & Cowan 766]. (Item #5286)
Price: $60.00
Règles internationales de la nomenclature botanique. Adoptées par le Congrès international de Botanique de Vienne 1905. Deuxième édition mise au point d'après les décisions du Congrès international de Botanique de Bruxelles 1910. John Isaac Briquet.
204.
Varíme Zdrave, Chutne a Hospodárne.
Praha: Státní Zdravotnické Nakladatelstvi, 1961. Thick quarto (24 x 18 cm.), 624 pages. Two hundred-six plates, plus additional line illustrations in the text. Index; bibliographical references. Original silk ribbon. Text in Czech. Stated ninth edition; originally published in 1950. A best-selling Czech cookbook in its day, with more than five hundred recipes for classic Czech dishes, including: soups such as Garlic Soup, Creamed Fish Soup, and Rye Bread Soup; meat... (Item #6682)
Price: $150.00
Varíme Zdrave, Chutne a Hospodárne. Joza; Maryny Klimentové; Bozeny Krchové; Juliana Fialová Brízová.
205.
The Mine of Wealth.
N.p. [American]: n.d. circa 1860. Four-column broadside, 48.5 x 34cm. Collection of eighty-five household, medical, and commercial recipes, for cures, liniments, soaps, oils, varnish, cider, cherry bounce, lotions, paint, cements, etc. Bit of edgewear and darkening, fold lines, and some light foxing, otherwise very good. With an ownership signature to the verso, "John L. Locke, Dec. 27, 1860" (Item #4816)
Price: $300.00
206.
For Every Article in the Bakery and Confectionery Line Go To A.W. Kleys, Mammoth Bakery [...]
Phoenixville, PA: circa 1890. Broadside, 35.5 x 28 cm; set of six photographs, approximately 13 x 11 cm each; and business card, 4.5 x 9 cm. Broadside with pasted down photograph by A.W. Rothengatter & Company of Philadelphia. Offers fresh baked items daily, seasonal treats, and event catering. Four photographs are pasted down to individual rough-edged board, remainder with descriptions to verso. Photos illustrate various exterior and interior shots of... (Item #3704)
Price: $1,200.00
For Every Article in the Bakery and Confectionery Line Go To A.W. Kleys, Mammoth Bakery [...]. Broadside and Photograph Collection – Bakery, A W. Kleys Bakery/The Kley Baking Company.
207.
Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Vines, Shrubs, &c. &c. for sale by… at Cellar no. 4 Central Street, two doors down from Essex Street...
[Salem, Mass. Salem Gazette Press, [circa 1860-1875]. Broadside (32.5 x 16 cm.). A handsomely printed broadside, with ornamental border, advertising Dwarf Apple Trees, Quince Trees, Peach Trees, Ornamental Trees, Hardy Grape Varieties, Bedding Plants (currant, gooseberry, raspberry, etc.), and Climbing Vines. individual varietals are listed with prices. Andrew Nichols (born 1837) was son of Andrew Nichols (1785-1853), a President of the Essex County Natural History Society, Trustee of the Essex... (Item #6263)
Price: $200.00
Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Vines, Shrubs, &c. &c. for sale by… at Cellar no. 4 Central Street, two doors down from Essex Street. Broadside – American nursery, Danvers Andrew Nichols, Mass.
208.
Digesters Improved.
London: Jackson & Moser, April 1800. Engraved broadside (32.5 x 20.25 cm.). Advertisement for an “improved” steam digester with simple instructions for cooking soups, puddings, meats, and rice, as well as turning “the head, feet, and other parts of Fowls & Game that are generally thrown away” into nutritious broths and gravies. Includes notes on relevant appurtenances (“trevets” and “cullenders”) and on the various shapes and liquid capacities available. With..... (Item #5441)
Price: $400.00
Digesters Improved. Broadside – Bone broth, Moser, Jackson.
209.
Notice to the Public -- Hungry, Homeless, Unfortunate People Without Money... [With original painting executed on verso].
Boonville [Missouri]: Boonville Republic Print, [circa 1930s]. Broadside (34.5 x 25 cm.), printed on stiff card stock. An evocative juxtaposition of modernist type design, folk art, and making do with materials to hand during Depression-era unemployment in a small Missouri River town. Sign presumably placed in the windows of local businesses informing passersby that "...Unfortunate People Without Money or Means to Pay for Necessities of Life Should Go to the... (Item #6228)
Price: $375.00
210.
Notice to Shippers of Live Stock. On and after Friday next, June 6th, 1862.
Chicago: 1862. Broadside, 25.4 x 20.3 cm. Notice to shippers of an increase of rates for livestock traveling east from Chicago. Rates outlined for destinations of Detroit or Toledo, Buffalo or Suspension Bridge, Pittsburg, and Lake Erie, Buffalo or Dunkirk. On reverse of broadside are calculations in pencil that include "Dunkirk". Small tear and fold-marks, otherwise very good condition. (Item #3261)
Price: $150.00
211.
The Best-of-All Cook Book.
Chicago: Kingston House, 1960. Thick octavo, 512 pages. Illustrated. First edition. Recipes culled from dozens of the era's best cookbooks. Fine in publisher's grey-backed blue cloth, in a fine dust jacket. (Item #1878)
Price: $90.00
The Best-of-All Cook Book. Florence Brobeck.
212.
The Oyster: a popular summary of a scientific study.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1891. Octavo, xxxvi, 230 pages. Illustrated. First edition. "What was once the most bountiful source of oysters in the world has become nearly exhausted. More than a century ago... scientist and Maryland state official William K. Brooks warned that this day would come. A classical morphologist by training, and one of the Johns Hopkins University's first and most distinguished faculty members, Brooks had "tonged oysters... (Item #5293)
Price: $180.00
The Oyster: a popular summary of a scientific study. William Keith Brooks.
213.
How to Make Old Kentucky Famed Drinks.
Louisville, KY: Brown and Forman Distilleries, 1934. Stapled booklet, [40] pages. A promotional cocktail recipe book for the Brown and Forman Company, focused on Kentucky whiskey drinks. Each recipe is accompanied by a color illustration of the drink, and two of Kentucky's great bartenders are featured as well, "Martin" the head bartender at the Louiville's Pendennis Club, and "Prince" the head bartender at the Wynn-Stay Club of Louisville. The booklet... (Item #4892)
Price: $150.00
How to Make Old Kentucky Famed Drinks. Brown & Forman Distillers Inc.
214.
The South American Cook Book. Including Central America, Mexico and the West Indies.
New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1939. Octavo, 368 pages. First edition. The Latin American (and Brazilian and Caribbean) offering from the prolific Browns. In the years before Brown joined his sister and mother to write the cookbooks, he was editor of a successful business journal in Brazil, and traveled throughout South America. He also known for his work as an avant-garde poet, and for his invention of a "reading... (Item #2608)
Price: $75.00
The South American Cook Book. Including Central America, Mexico and the West Indies. Cora Brown, Rose, Bob.
215.
The Vegetable Cook Book. From Trowel to Table.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1939. Octavo, 279 pages. Second printing. An early farm-to-table concept book, from The Browns. Their twelve charming and often useful cookbooks are all the more impressive for having been written in the span of six years. The Browns are also notable for having expanded the concept of a Turducken, adding additional, progressively smaller birds surrounding a single oyster, the whole encased in a peacock. A fine... (Item #1953)
Price: $90.00
The Vegetable Cook Book. From Trowel to Table. Cora Brown, Rose and Bob.
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Culinary Americana: 100 Years of Cookbooks Published in the United States from 1860 through 1960.
New York: Roving Eye Press, 1961. Large octavo, 417 pages. Frontispiece illustration. Bibliography of over 4400 American cookery books. In yellow dust jacket with minor edge wear and spine discoloration. Green boards with some discoloration, otherwise very good. Text clean and crisp. (Item #3414)
Price: $90.00
Culinary Americana: 100 Years of Cookbooks Published in the United States from 1860 through 1960. Eleanor and Bob Brown.
217.
Culinary Americana: 100 Years of Cookbooks Published in the United States from 1860 through 1960.
New York: Roving Eye Press, 1961. Large octavo, 417 pages. Frontispiece illustration. Bibliography of over 4400 American cookery books. In yellow dust jacket with chipping, spine discoloration, and light foxing. Green boards with some discoloration, otherwise very good. (Item #3415)
Price: $75.00
Culinary Americana: 100 Years of Cookbooks Published in the United States from 1860 through 1960. Eleanor and Bob Brown.
218.
Culinary Americana: 100 Years of Cookbooks Published in the United States from 1860 through 1960.
New York: Roving Eye Press, 1961. Large octavo, 417 pages. Frontispiece illustration. An idiosyncratic bibliography of over 4400 American cookery books. Brown and his family wrote and published an enormous number of cookery books in just a few short years, following years as an editor of little magazines, and a go at avant-garde poetry. Green cloth in very good condition with text clean and crisp. In faded yellow dust jacket... (Item #3517)
Price: $75.00
Culinary Americana: 100 Years of Cookbooks Published in the United States from 1860 through 1960. Eleanor and Bob Brown.
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Boxes for the Protection of Rare Books, Their Design & Construction.
Washington: Library of Congress Preservation Office, 1982. Quarto, 289 + i-xxviii pages. Illustrated throughout.Comprehensive review of Library of Congress's standards for conservation techniques for bound materials. Includes detailed and illustrated instructions for building boxes. Printed on card stock and compiled in three-ring binder. Spine of binder is labeled "JCC". Text is clean and has only minor edge-wear, near fine. (Item #3461)
Price: $90.00
Boxes for the Protection of Rare Books, Their Design & Construction. Margaret R. Brown.
220.
The Invalid's Tea-Tray.
Boston: James R. Osgood & Co. 1885. Square duodecimo, 67 pages. First edition. Recipes for the ill. Many things pounded into a paste. Attractively typeset, with just one recipe per page. Some light edgewear, generally very good in publisher's chromolithographic decorated boards over burgundy cloth spine. [OCLC locates 16 copies; Axford page 229; Cagle 118; Wheaton & Kelly 925]. (Item #3020)
Price: $120.00
The Invalid's Tea-Tray. Susan Anna Brown.
221.
A Year's Cookery. Giving dishes for breakfast, luncheon, and dinner, for every day in the year, practical instructions for their preparation. Eighteenth thousand.
London: Cassell & Company, Limited, [1888]. Duodecimo, (19 x 14 cm.), iv, 444, [16] pages. Index. Publisher's advertisements at rear. Date from publisher's list at rear. Later edition; stated "Eighteenth Thousand". Originally published in 1879. A menu for three meals for each day of the year. Each menu is accompanied by market advice, and recipes for the dishes. Dishes that are repeated supply the date to refer back in the... (Item #5619)
Price: $120.00
A Year's Cookery. Giving dishes for breakfast, luncheon, and dinner, for every day in the year, practical instructions for their preparation. Eighteenth thousand. Phyllis Browne, née Heaton pseud. of Sarah Sharp Hamer.
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Groumandugi. Réflexions et souvenirs d'un gourmand Provençal.
Marseille: chez l’auteur, 1944-1949. Large quarto, xvii, 197 pages. 35 cm. Illustrations by Louis Jou. First edition. One of 1000 numbered copies on Auvergne pur chiffon made by Richard de Bas. One of the great works of Provencal cookery, from the great chef Maurice Brun of Marseille. An elaborate production, with signatures sewn, but unattached to the colorful printed wrappers. Decorated chemise somewhat worn, a bit of very light foxing... (Item #4757)
Price: $900.00
223.
The Suburban Sage. Stray Notes and Comments on his Simple Life.
New York: Keppler & Schwarzmann: Publishers, 1896. Octavo, 174 pages. Illustrated by C. J. Taylor, half-title, title printed in red and black. First edition, cloth issue. Sketches of life in the suburbs - building a house, the furnace, the society church, the suburban dog, newcomers, the sporting scene, and the evolution of the suburbanite. Small chip at the top of the spine, otherwise very good, in dark green and silver-printed... (Item #5312)
Price: $120.00
The Suburban Sage. Stray Notes and Comments on his Simple Life. H. C. Bunner.
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Burke's Complete Cocktail and Drinking Recipes. With Recipes for Food Bits for the Cocktail Hour.
New York: Books Inc. 1936. Sextodecimo, 125 pages. Index. Second printing; first was printed in 1934). With over two hundred fifty recipes, Barney Burke outlines classic American cocktails in addition to cocktails of the world and liquor specific sections. Burke also offers advice for appropriate equipment for home mixing, proper glasses, and serving techniques. The "tasty bites" section includes both liquid (Sauerkraut and Clam Juice Cocktail) and solid (Ham-and-Celery Roll)... (Item #5372)
Price: $150.00
Burke's Complete Cocktail and Drinking Recipes. With Recipes for Food Bits for the Cocktail Hour. Harmon Burney Burke, Barney Burke.
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Burke's Complete Cocktail and Drinking Recipes. With Recipes for Food Bits for the Cocktail Hour. The Art and Etiquette of Mixing, Serving and Drinking Wines and Liquors.
New York: Books Inc. 1936. Sextodecimo (17 x 11 cm.), 125, [3] pages. Index. Cover title: Burke's Complete Cocktail and Tastybite Recipes. ~ Second, revised edition, following the first issue of 1934). Barney Burke outlines classic American cocktails with over two hundred fifty recipes. In addition cocktails and liquors of the world are represented. Burke offers advice on appropriate equipment for home mixing, proper glasses, and serving techniques. The "tasty... (Item #6712)
Price: $150.00
Burke's Complete Cocktail and Drinking Recipes. With Recipes for Food Bits for the Cocktail Hour. The Art and Etiquette of Mixing, Serving and Drinking Wines and Liquors. Harmon Burney Burke, Barney Burke.

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