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301.
Toots.
New York: Meredith Press, 1969. Octavo, 214 pages. Illustrated with photographs. First edition. A biography of the great barman and owner of the legendary eponymous New York bar/restaurant, Toots Shor. Filled throughout with the famous imbiber and raconteur's exploits behind the bar and out and about in New York City, and of stories of of the celebrities and politicians who frequented Toots Shor. Considine was a journalist, best known for... (Item #5237)
Price: $60.00
Toots. Bob Considine.
302.
Ann Cook and Friend.
London: Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1936. Octavo, 161 pages. First edition. Illustrated frontispiece. With an introduction and notes by Regula Burnet, this account of 18th century country life, features sections of Cook's Professed Cookery (1760) which includes the author's 'Plan of House-Keeping'. In brown cloth with gilt-stamped title to spine, a bit of rubbing and bumping. Lacking dust jacket. Previous owner's bookplate, and an early inscription in pencil to endpapers. (Item #3426)
Price: $75.00
Ann Cook and Friend. Ann Cook, Regula Burnett.
303.
Ann Cook and Friend.
London: Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1936. Octavo, 161 pages. First edition. Illustrated frontispiece. With an introduction and notes by Regula Burnet, this work features sections of Cook's Professed Cookery (1760) which includes the author's 'Plan of House-Keeping'. Wonderful account of 18th century country life. In brown cloth with gilt-stamped title to spine, a bit of rubbing and bumping. Lacking dust jacket. With the bookplate of Joan Dawson. (Item #3427)
Price: $45.00
Ann Cook and Friend. Ann Cook, Regula Burnett.
304.
Bread and Butter French.
Boston/Providence: C.S. Cook/Livermore & Knight, 1897. Sewn booklet, [24] pages. First edition. An early guide to simple French for the English-speaking tourist. The author claims, “This little book is imperfect and incomplete, but it will enable the owner to speak French enough to get about Paris…” The book is divided into sections on the Hotel, Railway Station, Public Carriages, About Bread and Coffee, Midday Meal, Dinner, About Wines, Things for..... (Item #5037)
Price: $200.00
Bread and Butter French. C. S. Cook.
305.
The New Cookery.
Battle Creek, MI: Modern Medicine Publishing, Inc. 1929. Octavo, 493 pages. Eleventh, revised edition. A later edition of this cookbook from two dieticians from the Battle Creek Sanatorium. Includes sections on meat subsitutes Protose, Vita-met and Nuttolene. Some light soiling to the printed wallpaper covered boards, otherwise a fine copy, inscribed by one of the authors, "To my good friend, Bertha Stump. With best wishes. Leena F. Cooper." (Item #1858)
Price: $90.00
The New Cookery. Lenna Frances Cooper, Margaret Allen Hall.
306.
The New Cookery.
Battle Creek, MI: Modern Medicine Publishing, Inc. 1929. Octavo, 493 pages. Illustrated. Eleventh, revised edition. A later edition of this cookbook from two dieticians from the Battle Creek Sanatorium. Includes sections on meat substitutes Protose, Vita-met and Nuttolene. Previous owner's inscription to front paste-down. Some light soiling to the printed wallpaper covered boards, otherwise very good. (Item #5030)
Price: $60.00
The New Cookery. Lenna Frances Cooper, Margaret Allen Hall.
307.
The Cuisine: Household Cooking Recipes, Prepared Under the Supervision of Charles Copeland, Confectioner and General Caterer.
Boston: Alfred Mudge & Sons, Printers, 34 School Street, 1872. Octavo (22.5 x 14.5 cm.), [[6], 203, [5] pages. Advertisements (some illustrated) on interleaved unnumbered pages. ~ Evident FIRST EDITION. A second, anonymous edition of Copeland's The Cuisine, was published (with advertisements) concurrently with this credited edition. Beside lacking the author's name, it was one third shorter, and was employed as a promotional vehicle for the home furnishings importer Nathaniel... (Item #6479)
Price: $500.00
The Cuisine: Household Cooking Recipes, Prepared Under the Supervision of Charles Copeland, Confectioner and General Caterer. Charles Copeland.
308.
The Young Housekeeper's Friend. Revised and Enlarged.
Boston: Published by Taggard and Thompson, 1867. Octavo, 254 pages. Second edition, revised and enlarged, later printing. Originally published in 1846, with the second revised edition issued in 1859. Includes some interesting early American drink recipes, including 'Spruce and Boneset Beer' and 'Maple Beer'. Contemporary recipe clipping pasted down to front end paper, corners a bit bumped, some light staining internally, otherwise very good in publisher's blind and gilt-stamped green... (Item #2622)
Price: $200.00
309.
The Young Housekeeper's Friend: Or, A Guide to Domestic Economy and Comfort. Sixth Thousand.
Boston: Tappan, Whittemore, & Mason, 114 Washington Street, 1850. Octavo, vi, 190 pages. Later printing, styled "sixth thousand". The first was copyright 1845 and published in 1846. With introductory note by Eliza Farrar that dates to August 15, 1845 in Cambridge. The author is a descendent of Thomas Hooker, prominent Puritan leader who founded the Colony of Connecticut. Generally clean inside, with some foxing and stains; text block pulling at... (Item #3885)
Price: $250.00
310.
The Cooking Manual, of Practical Directions for Economical Every-Day Cookery.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1877. Small octavo, 144 pages. FIRST EDITION. An important American book on economical cookery. Juliet Corson was "one of the original cooking school leaders, and a champion of nutritious meals for the poor." [Historic American Cookbook Project]. She made it her life's work to bring practical, inexpensive cooking to the masses. The section "Cheap Dishes With Meat" includes a good number of dishes made... (Item #2215)
Price: $250.00
The Cooking Manual, of Practical Directions for Economical Every-Day Cookery. Juliet Corson.
311.
The Cooking Manual, of Practical Directions for Economical Every-Day Cookery.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 751 Broadway, 1877. Small octavo, 144 pages. FIRST EDITION. An important American book on economical cookery. Juliet Corson was "one of the original cooking school leaders, and a champion of nutritious meals for the poor." [Historic American Cookbook Project]. She made it her life's work to bring practical, inexpensive cooking to the masses. The section "Cheap Dishes With Meat" includes a good number of... (Item #6544)
Price: $60.00
The Cooking Manual, of Practical Directions for Economical Every-Day Cookery. Juliet Corson.
312.
The Cooking Manual, of Practical Directions for Economical Every-Day Cookery. Eighth thousand, revised and enlarged.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1879. Small octavo, 159, [4] pages. Later printing of this important book on economical cookery from the head of the New York Cooking School. Corson made it her life's work to bring practical, inexpensive cooking to the masses. The section "Cheap Dishes With Meat" includes a good number of dishes made with alternative cuts, offal, or less popular meats such as mutton. Chip to... (Item #3489)
Price: $350.00
313.
Family Living on $500 a Year. A Daily Reference Book for Young and Inexperienced Housewives.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1887. Thick octavo, vi, 437, [2] pages. Ads. First edition. Corson was "one of the original cooking school leaders, and a champion of nutritious meals for the poor." [Historic American Cookbook Project] As the founder of the New York Cooking School in 1876, she was a predecessor of Fannie Farmer, and was even sought out by the French government for advice on introducing a cooking... (Item #3488)
Price: $400.00
314.
Miss Corson's Practical American Cookery and Household Management. An everyday book for American housekeepers, giving the most acceptable etiquette of American hospitality, and comprehensive and minute directions for marketing, carving, and general table service; together with suggestions for the diet of children and the sick.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, circa 1886. Octavo, 591 pages. Illustrated. First edition. While the copyright page indicates 1885, the preface states 1886, which is in alignment with Bitting. Corson was "one of the original cooking school leaders, and a champion of nutritious meals for the poor." [Historic American Cookbook Project] As the founder of the New York Cooking School in 1876, she was a predecessor of Fannie Farmer... (Item #3490)
Price: $250.00
315.
Miss Corson's Practical American Cookery and Household Management. An everyday book for American housekeepers, giving the most acceptable etiquette of American hospitality, and comprehensive and minute directions for marketing, carving, and general table service; together with suggestions for the diet of children and the sick.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, [1886]. Octavo, 591 pages. Illustrated. FIRST EDITION. While the copyright page indicates 1885, the preface states 1886, which is in alignment with Bitting. Corson was "one of the original cooking school leaders, and a champion of nutritious meals for the poor." [Historic American Cookbook Project] As the founder of the New York Cooking School in 1876, she was a predecessor of Fannie Farmer, and... (Item #3938)
Price: $250.00
316.
600 Selected Recipes .
Chicago: N.K. Fairbank & Co. [1893]. Stapled booklet, 131 pages. Printed throughout in blue ink. A promotional cookbook touting the benefits of Cottolene, an early replacement for butter or lard made from partially hydrogenated cotton seed oil and beef tallow. The book starts with testimonials from the many authors as well as others in the culinary and medical professions. Following the testimonials, six hundred attributed recipes use Cottolene as a.... (Item #4976)
Price: $90.00
600 Selected Recipes. Mrs. Juliet Corson, F. L. Gillette, Marion Harland, D. A. Lincoln, Frances Owens, Maria Parloa, Eliza R. Parker, S. T. Rorer, Miss Margaret Wister.
317.
Old Mr. Boston Deluxe Official Bartender's Guide.
Boston: Ben-Burk Inc. 1936. Small octavo, 157, [3] pages. Illustrated, and with decorative borders throughout. First edition, third printing under this title. But the Old Mr. Boston Guide made its original appearance under the name One Hundred and Twenty Cocktails, Fizzes, Punches, Highballs, Toddies and Long Drinks in 1932, prior to the Repeal of Prohibition. Much smaller – just a 37 page stapled booklet - 120 Cocktails was much expanded... (Item #5112)
Price: $120.00
318.
Cooks' Books : An Affectionate Guide to the Literature of Food and Cooking.
New York: Facts on File Publications, 1985. Quarto, xi + 239 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Narrative bibliographic work that discusses the history of cook books, classic books by great chefs, ethnic cuisine cook books, books on process, and food-related art, humor, and curiosa. Also includes recipes. In illustrated dust jacket with edge wear and small tear to back. Purple boards have slight edge wear. Bookplate affixed to front end... (Item #3536)
Price: $12.00
Cooks' Books : An Affectionate Guide to the Literature of Food and Cooking. L. Patrick Coyle.
319.
The Savoy Cocktail Book: Being in the main a complete compendium of the Cocktails, Rickeys, Daisies, Slings, Shrubs, Smashes, Fizzes, Juleps, Cobblers, Fixes, and other Drinks, known and greatly appreciated in the year of grace 1930, with sundry notes of amusement and interest concerning them, together with subtle Observations upon Wines and their special occasions.
New York: Richard Smith, 1930. Octavo, 287 pages. Illustrated throughout with color decorations by Gilbert Rumbold. First American edition (simultaneous with the British edition), first printing, with the errata slip containing the Bacardi Cocktail recipe. The iconic art-deco, prohibition-era cocktail book, compiled by ex-patriot bartender Harry Craddock of London's Savoy Hotel. Some light foxing to first few pages; printed foil decorated boards over black cloth; bright and clean except for... (Item #5082)
Price: $2,500.00
The Savoy Cocktail Book: Being in the main a complete compendium of the Cocktails, Rickeys, Daisies, Slings, Shrubs, Smashes, Fizzes, Juleps, Cobblers, Fixes, and other Drinks, known and greatly appreciated in the year of grace 1930, with sundry notes of amusement and interest concerning them, together with subtle Observations upon Wines and their special occasions. Harry Craddock, compiler.
320.
The Savoy Cocktail Book: Being in the main a complete compendium of the Cocktails, Rickeys, Daisies, Slings, Shrubs, Smashes, Fizzes, Juleps, Cobblers, Fixes, and other Drinks, known and greatly appreciated in the year of grace 1930, with sundry notes of amusement and interest concerning them, together with subtle Observations upon Wines and their special occasions.
New York: Richard R. Smith, Inc. 1930. Octavo (20 x 13.5 cm.), 287 pages. Illustrated throughout with color decorations by Gilbert Rumbold. First American edition (simultaneous with the British edition), first printing, with the errata slip containing the Bacardi Cocktail recipe. The iconic art-deco, prohibition-era cocktail book, compiled by ex-patriot bartender Harry Craddock of London's Savoy Hotel. Hinges started; some light soiling to edges of text block. In pubisher's iconic... (Item #6755)
Price: $600.00
The Savoy Cocktail Book: Being in the main a complete compendium of the Cocktails, Rickeys, Daisies, Slings, Shrubs, Smashes, Fizzes, Juleps, Cobblers, Fixes, and other Drinks, known and greatly appreciated in the year of grace 1930, with sundry notes of amusement and interest concerning them, together with subtle Observations upon Wines and their special occasions. Harry Craddock, compiler.
321.
One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink, From the Distinguished Collection on Gastronomy of Marcus Crahan.
Berkeley: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1979. Quarto, 84 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Catalogue of exhibition of important gastronomic works with over 115 titles with annotations. From the collection of Marcus Crahan. With introduction by the collector. In wrappers with minor tear to spine, else near fine throughout. (Item #3458)
Price: $35.00
One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink, From the Distinguished Collection on Gastronomy of Marcus Crahan. Marcus & Elizabeth Crahan.
322.
Marcus and Elizabeth Crahan Collection of Books on Food, Drink and Related Subjects
New York: Sotheby's, 1984. Large octavo, unpaginated [168 pages]. Auction catalogue for important gastronomic collection with 786 lots. Includes two loose leaves of sales results. Illustrated color wrappers and text in near fine condition only slight bumping to spine. (Item #3459)
Price: $25.00
Marcus and Elizabeth Crahan Collection of Books on Food, Drink and Related Subjects. Marcus & Elizabeth Crahan, Sotheby's.
323.
Marcus and Elizabeth Crahan Collection of Books on Food, Drink and Related Subjects
New York: Sotheby's, 1984. Large octavo, unpaginated [168 pages]. Auction catalogue for important gastronomic collection with 786 lots. Includes 2 loose leaves of sales results. Illustrated color wrappers and text in near very fine condition. (Item #3460)
Price: $25.00
Marcus and Elizabeth Crahan Collection of Books on Food, Drink and Related Subjects. Marcus & Elizabeth Crahan, Sotheby's.
324.
One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink, From the Distinguished Collection on Gastronomy of Marcus Crahan.
Berkeley: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1979. Quarto, 84 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Gastronomic bibliography with over 115 titles with annotations from the collection of Marcus Crahan. With introduction by the collector. In wrappers with some discoloration, minor bumping, and "Crahan" handwritten on spine. Text near fine. (Item #3456)
Price: $25.00
One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink, From the Distinguished Collection on Gastronomy of Marcus Crahan. Marcus Crahan.
325.
One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink, From the Distinguished Collection on Gastronomy of Marcus Crahan.
Berkeley: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1979. Quarto, 84 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. Catalogue of exhibition of important gastronomic works with over 115 titles with annotations. From the collection of Marcus Crahan. With an introduction by the collector. In wrappers with minor crease to spine, else near fine throughout. (Item #3457)
Price: $25.00
One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink, From the Distinguished Collection on Gastronomy of Marcus Crahan. Marcus Crahan.

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