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226.
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.
227.
Dictionnaire de cuisine et d' économie ménagère, à l'usage des maitres et maitresses de maison, fermiers, maitre d' hotel, chefs de cuisine, chefs d' office, restaurateurs, pâtissiers, marchands de comestible, confiseurs, distillateurs, etc.
Paris: Librairie Usuelle/Imprimerie de J.A. Boudon, 1836. Octavo (25 x 15.5 cm.), iii, [1], 788 pages. Eleven plates (complete), plus illustrations in the text. Text in two columns. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. An important and thorough encyclopedia of cuisine and kitchen management. The title page continues with a bit of shaped typography in the form of a goblet: "L'explication de tous les termes techniques -- Les divers procédés employés dans..... (Item #4751)
Price: $750.00
228.
Household Receipts : valuable receipts for those who regard economy as well as excellence in the cuisine and toilet. Fourteenth Edition.
Boston: Joseph Burnett & Co. 1893. Duodecimo, 67 pages. Fifteenth edition (wrapper states fourteenth). A promotional cookbook, including advertisements for Burnett's Flavoring Extracts, Burnett's Essence of Jamaica Ginger, and Burnett's Cocoaine. Internally very good, in red, black and blue printed illustrated wrappers, with an unfortunate tape mend to the rear panel, and some wear to spine. Better than good. [OCLC locates three copies of all printings; Brown 1526; not in Cagle]. (Item #3659)
Price: $60.00
Household Receipts : valuable receipts for those who regard economy as well as excellence in the cuisine and toilet. Fourteenth Edition. Burnett, Joseph Co.
229.
Toscana in Bocca.
Palermo: Edizioni "Il Vespro" 1977. Thick octavo [26 x 17.5 cm.), 206, [18] pages. Glossary and index at end. Illustrated throughout in black and white and color. Text in Italian and English. FIRST EDITION. A cookbook of Tuscan recipes; one of the noted and much sought after In Bocca series of regional Italian cookbooks. Bound in silk-screened, corrugated cardboard with a cover illustration by Rodo Santoro. Tiny bit of wear... (Item #6842)
Price: $250.00
Toscana in Bocca. Grazietta. Prefazione di Tino Buazzelli Butazzi.
230.
Modern Food Merchandising; a book of practical suggestions for profitable operation of the complete food market.
Trenton, N.J. C.V. Hill & Co., Inc. 1934. Octavo, 9-208 pages. Illustrated. First edition. A thorough guide to food presentation and the planning of food markets, "the aim of which is to give readily followed instructions for making our food stores more profitable to the owners and more pleasant to the public. Illustrated with plans, diagrams and photographs of store interiors and exteriors. A bit of rubbing to the printed..... (Item #5202)
Price: $90.00
Modern Food Merchandising; a book of practical suggestions for profitable operation of the complete food market. William L. Butler, C V. Hill, Co.
231.
Famous Cows Dollar Butter.
[Burlington, Vt.]: Wells, Richardson and Co. [circa 1894]. Stapled booklet (15.6 x 12.7 cm.), unpaginated. A promotional booklet for butter color, the dye used to color butter and butter-simulating products, including margarine. Though variation in butter color was natural, both seasonally and by breed – some breeds produced milk that was yellower (Jerseys for example), and others whiter (Holsteins for example), by the 1880s, use of these dyes was controversial... (Item #6291)
Price: $150.00
232.
A New System of Domestic Cookery; formed upon principles of economy; and adapted to the use of private families. A new edition, corrected.
London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1818. Octavo, 354 pages. Index, ads. Frontispiece ("Domestic Cookery"), and nine full-page plates of various meats. New edition, revised and corrected. Originally printed in late 1805 but dated forward to 1806. The book went through dozens of printings, and was one of the most profitable books published by Murray. This 1818 printing appeared just a few years after Mrs. Rundell had started to express misgivings... (Item #3225)
Price: $350.00
233.
A new system of domestic cookery : founded upon principles of economy and adapted to the use of private families. By a Lady. Sixty Fourth edition. Remodelled and improved by the addition of nearly One Thousand entirely new receipts, suited to the present advanced state of the art of cookery.
London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1840. Thick small octavo, liv, 571 pages. [10] leaves of plates. Originally printed in late 1805 but dated forward to 1806. The book went through dozens of printings, and was one of the most profitable books published by Murray. The author originally intended the book for use by her daughters, and borrowed a good number of the recipes in the original edition from her ancestor... (Item #3789)
Price: $250.00
A new system of domestic cookery : founded upon principles of economy and adapted to the use of private families. By a Lady. Sixty Fourth edition. Remodelled and improved by the addition of nearly One Thousand entirely new receipts, suited to the present advanced state of the art of cookery. By a. Lady, Maria Rundell.
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Pot-Luck, Seventh Edition (Revised and Enlarged) of May Byron's Home Cookery Book. Over Eleven Hundred Recipes from an Old Family Ms. Books, With a Number of Special Additions on Invalid and Convalescent Foods, Etc.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1926. Thick octavo, 439 pages. Seventh edition, revised and enlarged, of this cookbook compiled from family manuscript recipe collections. The geographic origins of the more than 1000 recipes are indicated. Upon publication of the first edition, The Spectator remarked "so many cookery books have been written, that it might seem hopeless to produce one on original lines" but that Miss Byron "has succeeded in doing so."... (Item #2565)
Price: $250.00
Pot-Luck, Seventh Edition (Revised and Enlarged) of May Byron's Home Cookery Book. Over Eleven Hundred Recipes from an Old Family Ms. Books, With a Number of Special Additions on Invalid and Convalescent Foods, Etc. May Byron.
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Table Treats : Good things to eat and how to prepare them.
Richmond, Va. C.F. Sauer Company, [circa 1920]. Stapled booklet (22 x 14.5 cm.), 30, [2] pages. Advertisements. Illustrated. = A product cookbook, with recipes which utilize Sauer's brand flavoring extracts. Includes sample summer and winter diets for children 7 - 12 years. There are at least three variations of this title, all appear undated, and have, respectively, 24, 30, and 32 pages. We would assume that the 24 page printing... (Item #5938)
Price: $40.00
Table Treats : Good things to eat and how to prepare them. C F. Sauer Company, Virginia Richmond.
236.
A Matter of Taste: A Bibliographical Catalogue of International Books on Food and Drink.
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1999. Large octavo, 991 pages. Second edition, revised and expanded. Illustrated throughout with printed facsimiles. Important gastronomy bibliography with over 1250 volumes listed, dating from 15th to 20th centuries. Like all bibliographies built on a single collection this one is incomplete, but the bibliographical detail is admirable. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. (Item #3405)
Price: $90.00
A Matter of Taste: A Bibliographical Catalogue of International Books on Food and Drink. William R. Cagle.
237.
A Matter of Taste: A Bibliographical Catalogue of the Gernon Collection of Books on Food and Drink
New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc. 1990. Large octavo, 980 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout with printed facsimiles. Important gastronomic bibliography with over 1250 volumes listed, dating from 15th to 20th centuries including manuscripts. Blue boards with title gilt stamped to spine and cover with some discoloration. Scarce in the original edition. (Item #3408)
Price: $200.00
A Matter of Taste: A Bibliographical Catalogue of the Gernon Collection of Books on Food and Drink. William R. Cagle.
238.
Prairie Farming in America With Notes by the way on Canada and the United States.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1859. Octavo, vi, 130, [2] pages. Ads. First edition. James Caird (1816-92) was an agriculturalist and member of the British Parliament, author of English Agriculture, Letters on the Corn Crops, High Farming, and The West of Ireland. This volume was the result of a tour he undertook in 1859 through Canada and the American Midwest. Much of the volume is devoted to Illinois, though... (Item #5292)
Price: $350.00
Prairie Farming in America With Notes by the way on Canada and the United States. James Caird.
239.
Dainty Dessert Dishes. Prepared expressly for the D. Ghiarardelli Co. by Frank Bock, Pastry Chef, Palace Hotel, San Francisco, Cal.
San Francisco: Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, [circa 1900]. Stapled booklet (15 x 12.5 cm.), [16] pages. Illustrated, and printed in halftone throughout, in black, red, and gray. FIRST EDITION. A collection of recipes for chocolate ice cream, cookies, puddings, jumbles, kisses, and more. “Chocolate Bretzles” and “Chocolate Africans” are among the more interesting inclusions. Publisher’s stapled, illustrated and blind-embossed wrappers, with some light edgewear. Otherwise fine. Scarce. [OCLC locates five copies]..... (Item #6830)
Price: $150.00
Dainty Dessert Dishes. Prepared expressly for the D. Ghiarardelli Co. by Frank Bock, Pastry Chef, Palace Hotel, San Francisco, Cal. California – Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, Frank Bock, compiler.
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Mayonnaise or Salad Dressing for Salads. [cover title: How to Make Salads].
[Detroit, Mich. Printing Department of Horton-Cato Manufacturing Co. 1895. Stapled booklet (14 x 12 cm.), [16] pages. Illustrated. Photographic portrait of the author. Evident second printing, as OCLC records copies dated 1894. A product cookbook, containing salad recipes made with Horton-Cato's "Royal Salad Dressing." Some ink annotations to the margins, otherwise internally clean and sound. Wrappers, attractively printed in black, red, and yellow, are separated from the text, and split... (Item #5963)
Price: $40.00
Mayonnaise or Salad Dressing for Salads. [cover title: How to Make Salads]. John A. Campbell, Chef; Horton-Cato Manufacturing Co., Mich Detroit.
241.
The Story of Page and Shaw.
New York: Page and Shaw, 1921. Stapled booklet (14.5 x 9 cm.), 40 pages. Illustrated. Stated “sixth edition” of an unrecorded promotional booklet for the significant candy shop firm, Page & Shaw, which grew from a single shop on West Street in Boston in 1888 to a multinational candy retailer by the time of this publication. Illustrations depict the storefronts of the Page & Shaw candy shops in Boston, London... (Item #6431)
Price: $90.00
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Sicilia e Isole. Cucina delle Regioni d'Italia. [Previous title: Sicilia e Isole in Bocca]. Prefazione di Michele Perriera.
Bologna: Edizioni Midi, 1989. Thick octavo (25 x 18 cm.), 28, [3] pages. Glossary and index. Illustrated throughout in black and white and color. Text in Italian and Sicilian dialect with English translation. Later edition of one of the noted and much sought after ‘In Bocca’ series of regional Italian cookbooks. The second of three books devoted to Sicily in the larger series, this volume includes the other isles (the... (Item #6843)
Price: $120.00
Sicilia e Isole. Cucina delle Regioni d'Italia. [Previous title: Sicilia e Isole in Bocca]. Prefazione di Michele Perriera. Antonio Cardella.
243.
Mrs. John G. Carlisle's Kentucky Cook Book, Containing Recipes Never Before Published.
Chicago, [Il.]: F. Tennyson Neely, Publisher, 1893. [Mary Jane Goodson Carlisle]. Octavo (20.5 x 14 cm.), 249 pages. Table of contents. ~ Evident FIRST EDITION. An anthology saluting Kentucky fare, assembled under the guidance of a hostess transplanted from her native Covington to the District of Columbia, and issued just as the great Panic of 1893 paralyzed the American economy at the outset of Grover Cleveland’s second term. With one... (Item #5061)
Price: $200.00
Mrs. John G. Carlisle's Kentucky Cook Book, Containing Recipes Never Before Published. Mrs. John G. Carlisle, Mrs. W. A. Dudley, Mrs. General Crook, Mrs. Walter Q. Gresham.
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The Ritz Carltons.
New York: Macy-Masius, 1927. Small octavo, 157 pages. First edition. With illustrations by Rea Irvin. "A simply swell book about a simply swell American family." An anecdotal history at best, but with great style and charming illustrations. Some rubbing to top edge, otherwise very near fine in cloth backed, gold and white silk-screened purple boards. In a slightly dusty, but otherwise very good dust jacket. (Item #2048)
Price: $100.00
The Ritz Carltons. Ritz Carlton, Filmore Hyde, Rea Irvin.
245.
Natural Foods: The Safe Way to Health.
Los Angeles: Carqué Pure Food Co. 1926. Octavo, 356, [4] pages. Illustrated. Second edition; the first was issued a year earlier. Born in Germany, Otto Carqué (1867-1935), settled in Los Angeles in 1905 to market dried fruit grown in California. His company, Carqué Pure Food Co., was the first to use the term “natural foods”. He opened his first health food store in 1922. Photograph of the Natural Foods Building... (Item #6610)
Price: $50.00
Natural Foods: The Safe Way to Health. Otto Carqué.
246.
Path of the Gopatis.
Chicago; Binghamton, NY: National Dairy Council, 910 South Michigan Avenue; Vail-Ballou Press, 1926. Small octavo, 100 pages. FIRST EDITION. A promotional, educational book, intended to teach children about milk through history. With charming silhouette illustrations by Jessie Gillespie. Fine, in publisher's decorated paper-covered boards, with spine cover in dark blue cloth. In a very good dust jacket, with just a but of age-toning, and one small chip from rear panel. (Item #6094)
Price: $30.00
Path of the Gopatis. Zilpha Carruthers, Jessie Gillespie.
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The Home Book of French Cookery.
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1950. Small octavo, 278 pages. First edition. A recipe book of traditional French cooking, from the French wife of the British consul in Calais. The recipes are distinctly northern French. Fine in a slightly sun faded dust jacket. (Item #2762)
Price: $70.00
The Home Book of French Cookery. Mme. Germaine Carter.
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The Frugal Housewife, or complete woman cook. Wherein the art of dressing all sorts of viands, with cleanliness, decency and elegance, is explained in five hundred approved recipes... to which are added, various bills of fare, and a proper arrangement of dinners, two courses, for every month in the year.
Philadelphia: Printed by James Carey, 83, N. Second-Street, 1796. Duodecimo (16 x 10 cm.), [xiii], 14-132 pages; three plates; two engravings depicting carving and a third woodcut depicting "Arrangement of a Supper Table". ~ Third American edition, first printing. Carter’s popular English cookbook (circa 1765), became one of the very earliest cookery books printed in the U.S. The American printings preceding this one were: Boston: Edes & Gill of 1772... (Item #6511)
Price: $4,500.00
The Frugal Housewife, or complete woman cook. Wherein the art of dressing all sorts of viands, with cleanliness, decency and elegance, is explained in five hundred approved recipes... to which are added, various bills of fare, and a proper arrangement of dinners, two courses, for every month in the year. Susannah Carter, of Clerkenwell.
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Books and My Food: Original Recipes with Literary Quotations for Every Day in the Year.
New York, New York: Moffat, Yard & Company; J.F. Tapley Co. Printers & Binders, 1906. Small octavo, vii, 235 pages. Index. Second printing, following the original issue of Rohde & Haskins in 1904. The two printings have slight variations in the subtitle. A day book of recipes, with literary quotes and inspirations for recipes for each day of the year. In the preface, the author writes, "In making up this... (Item #6092)
Price: $50.00
Books and My Food: Original Recipes with Literary Quotations for Every Day in the Year. Elisabeth Luther Cary, Annie M. Jones.
250.
Feeding the Lions. An Algonquin Cook Book.
New York: The Greystone Press, 1942. Large quarto, 255 pages. First edition, second printing of the third and final work (and only cookbook) in Case's trilogy of works about his beloved Algonquin Hotel, following Tales of Wayside Inn and Do Not Disturb. A cookbook peppered with comments from many of the hotels famous guests. Favorite steak preparations, best breakfasts, etc. Publisher's red cloth binding a bit creased at the spine... (Item #6154)
Price: $300.00
Feeding the Lions. An Algonquin Cook Book. Frank Case.

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