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326.
Four Hundred Years of English Diet & Cookery: A Selection of Books Printed Between 1541 & 1939 from the Collection of Dr. & Mrs. John C. Craig.
Berkeley: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1987. Octavo, 71 pages. Illustrated throughout with facsimiles. First edition. Exhibition catalogue, featuring bibliographic entries for one hundred British diet and cookery titles compiled by the collectors and cookery booksellers John and Elaine Craig. In printed beige wrappers with one corner of rear panel creased, otherwise fine. (Item #3420)
Price: $40.00
Four Hundred Years of English Diet & Cookery: A Selection of Books Printed Between 1541 & 1939 from the Collection of Dr. & Mrs. John C. Craig. Craig Dr., Mrs. John C., Elaine.
327.
The Institute Cook Book: Planned for a Family of Four, Economical recipes designed to meet the needs of the modern housekeeper, including chapters on entertaining, paper-bag cookery, casserole cookery, fireless cookery, chafing-dish cookery, meat substitutes, with supplementary chapters on food economy and war-time recipes prepared in co-operation with the United States Food Administration.
Springfield, MA: E. A. Merriam, 1913. Octavo, iv, 506, [1] pages. Halftone black and white and colored plates throughout. First edition. Also published under titles, including the Winston Cook Book; The Universal Cook Book, and the White Ribbon Cook Book. Some age-toning throughout; publisher's brown-decorated patterned cloth with some rubbing and a bit of offsetting to front board, otherwise very good. [Bitting, page 105, different printing; not in Cagle]. (Item #5335)
Price: $40.00
The Institute Cook Book: Planned for a Family of Four, Economical recipes designed to meet the needs of the modern housekeeper, including chapters on entertaining, paper-bag cookery, casserole cookery, fireless cookery, chafing-dish cookery, meat substitutes, with supplementary chapters on food economy and war-time recipes prepared in co-operation with the United States Food Administration. Helen Cramp.
328.
Fruit Markets in Eastern Asia.
Berkeley, CA: University of California Printing Office, 1930. Octavo, 366 pages. First edition. Photographs and charts illustrate throughout. A University of California, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station Report regarding the prospect of Eastern Asia as a viable market for U.S. grown fruits. Following World War I prices for domestic agricultural commodities plummeted, this report investigates possible alternative markets in Japan, Korea, China, Phillipines, French Indo-China, Siam, British Malaya, Dutch... (Item #3622)
Price: $100.00
329.
Betty Crocker's $25,000 Recipe Set, featuring Recipes from World Famous Chefs for Foods that Enchant Men.
General Mills, Inc. 1933. Small octavo, 60 pages. First edition. "The aim of this book is to offer women suggestions that not only help achieve greater variety in planning meals but insure the enthusiasm of the judges and juries of every meal - the husbands!" With 62 recipes, ranging from "Veal and Ham Pie" and "Tomato Club Sandwich" to "Beef Tongue a la Jardiniere" and "Palm Court Salad," this cookbook... (Item #3191)
Price: $60.00
Betty Crocker's $25,000 Recipe Set, featuring Recipes from World Famous Chefs for Foods that Enchant Men. Betty Crocker, Societe des Cuisiniers Internationaux.
330.
Sherry.
London: Putnam, 1955. Octavo, 232 pages. First edition. The author writes "principally as a worshipper of that incomparable golden drink." Slight bump to head of spine, otherwise fine, in a near fine dust jacket, designed by William McLaren.With an original receipt from Blackwell's laid in. [Gabler G17530]. (Item #2854)
Price: $35.00
331.
Jennie June's American Cookery Book, Containing upwards of twelve-hundred choice and carefully tested recipes; embracing all the popular dishes, and the best results of modern science, reduced to a simple and practical form. Also, a chapter for invalids, for infants, one on Jewish cookery.
New York: American News Company, 1878. Octavo, 379 pages. Later edition. Originally issued in 1866. "Jennie June" was the nom de plume of Jane Croly, journalist and author. In addition, she was the organizer of the first two woman's congresses, and was the founder of Sorosis, the first of the Women's Clubs. She insisted on continuing her journalistic work after marriage and the birth of a child, and contributed to... (Item #3577)
Price: $60.00
332.
A Marriage Feast. A Parody.
Dublin: Hibernia Magazine, [circa 1810-11]. Uncut, engraved sheet in the shape of a hand fan (32.5 x 50 cm.). Printed verso only. A parodic table setting. The image depicts the table for a “Marriage Feast”, with a main table and dessert and liquor side tables. The tables are decorated with cupids, arrows and quivers, doves, and paired lovebirds. The names of the dishes reveal the conceit, with “Devine Part of..... (Item #6229)
Price: $1,200.00
A Marriage Feast. A Parody. Culinary Parody – Fan.
333.
Changes: Notes on Choreography
New York: Something Else Press, 1968. Squarish octavo, unpaginated. First edition of this engaging exploration of Cunningham's work through his working notebooks, revealing works in progress, and accompanied by the author's speculations about the problems he was attempting to solve. With photographic illustrations of performances throughout. One of the scarcest and most sought after publications of Dick Higgins' Something Else Press. A fine copy in white cloth, with publisher's printed... (Item #3056)
Price: $750.00
334.
Cuisine et Vins de France.
Paris: Librarie Larousse, 1953. Thick, large quarto, 856 pages. Profusely illustrated. First edition. One of the major works of the self-appointed 'Prince of Gastronomes'. Some age toning throughout. One page with corner torn. Rear hinge shaken, otherwise very good, in publishers gilt-stamped burgundy cloth. (Item #3364)
Price: $90.00
335.
Zuni Breadstuff.
New York: Museum of the American Indian, 1920. Indian Notes & Monographs Vol. VIII. Small thin octavo, 673 pages. First edition in book form of this important survey of the food traditions of the Zuni tribes. 'Feeding America' calls it one of the most "thorough and comprehensive" examinations of Native American foodways. The author "lived as an adopted member of the Zuni tribe from 1879 to 1884. During this time... (Item #2228)
Price: $350.00
Zuni Breadstuff. Frank Hamilton Cushing.
336.
Daily Express Prize Recipes for Fish Cookery.
London: The Lane Publications ("Daily Express" Books Dept.), circa 1920-30. Octavo, 79 pages. First edition. Recipes submitted to the newspaper by the readers, in response to the question, "What do You Know About Fish?" Very good in near very good wrapper, with handsome multicolor design by "JH". Worldcat locates only three copies; not in Axford or Driver]. (Item #2898)
Price: $90.00
Daily Express Prize Recipes for Fish Cookery. Daily Express.
337.
Household Hints and Recipes.
Boston: Peoples Publishing Company, 1877. Octavo, 156, [4] pages. Ads. First edition. An interesting collection of household recipes, for "every department of the house beyond the kitchen", with helpful advice such as: "To Make a Walking Stick" and "How to Know if Wine is Coloured". Darkening to edges of text block; some wear to head and foot of spine. Otherwise very good in publisher's gilt- and black- decorated brown cloth... (Item #4956)
Price: $90.00
Household Hints and Recipes. Daisy Eyebright, Henry T. Williams, S. O. Johnson, Sophia Orne.
338.
How to Read a French Menu. Practical Advice for Gourmets Everywhere.
New York: Appleton & Co. 1966. Small octavo, 95 pages. First edition. "A delightful and practical book for any tourist or diner-outer in any large city anywhere." (from the jacket). A short dictionary of culinary terms for the fledgling gourmet and traveler. Fine in publisher's blue cloth, in a very near fine dust jacket. With a "compliments of the author" bookmark inserted, and inscribed by the author (revealing that "Martin-Dale"... (Item #2089)
Price: $200.00
How to Read a French Menu. Practical Advice for Gourmets Everywhere. Martin Dale.
339.
Flora of Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Malden, [Mass.]; Boston: Middlesex Institute; C.M. Barrows & Co., Printers, 1888. Octavo (24 x 16cm.), 19, [double-page map], 3-9, 2-201 pages. Index. Half-title of map: "A topographical reference map of Middlesex County. Massachusetts, with key showing the location of villages, hills, ponds, brooks, swamps, etc., compiled from the latest revised maps, by Edward P. Adams". ~ First and only edition. An early botanical survey of Middlesex County Massachusetts. The authors... (Item #5936)
Price: $60.00
340.
How To Know The Wild Flowers: A Guide To The Names, Haunts, And Habits Of Our Common Wild Flowers. New edition with color plates.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. Octavo (20 x 13.5 cm.), 346, [6] pages. Index with both English and Latin plant names. Illustrated with color plates and line drawings. Later edition, color illustrated. While not signed, the decorated cloth binding is designed by Margaret Armstrong, the second design of here for this title. Ownership inscription to free front endpaper; tiny bit of rubbing to corners of green cloth. Otherwise fine. (Item #6312)
Price: $45.00
How To Know The Wild Flowers: A Guide To The Names, Haunts, And Habits Of Our Common Wild Flowers. New edition with color plates. Mrs. William Starr Dana.
341.
Grand Reception of the Liquor Dealers, Brewers, and Bottlers Beneficial Association, of Philadelphia, at the Academy of Music, February 2d., 1880.
Philadelphia: 1880. Champagne bottle-shaped die cut, (19 x 7 cm.), 12 pages, plus card cover. Chromolithograph illustrated wrappers, bound with a brass grommet. Decorative blue and white silk cord and tassel. The text outlines the Officer and Trustees, Conductors, The Programme (a series of Marches and Promenades, Quadrilles and Waltzes), Supper is served in the foyer. Fine. (Item #5635)
Price: $350.00
Grand Reception of the Liquor Dealers, Brewers, and Bottlers Beneficial Association, of Philadelphia, at the Academy of Music, February 2d., 1880. Dance Card – Spirits dealers.
342.
Original Trade-Mark Application, for Roy's White Oister [sic].
N.p. Daniel Rectenwald, Headache Tablets. 1911. Original pen and ink illustration on Bristol Board. A Trade-Mark Application for Roy's White Oister by the Daniel L. Rectenwald Headache Tablets Co.. Signed by the company's attorneys and stamped with the various approvals. A lovely illustration of an oyster with the text, "Roy's White Oister" hand lettered on Bristol Board. we were unable to find any additional information about this company or the... (Item #2911)
Price: $300.00
Original Trade-Mark Application, for Roy's White Oister [sic]. Headache Tablets Daniel Rectenwald.
343.
Entertaining With Elegance.
London: Frederick Muller Ltd. 1966. Tall octavo, 384 pages. Index. First UK edition, following one year behind the New York Doubleday publication of 1965. An encyclopedic reference to entertaining, from the directrice of the haute couture house of Nina Ricci. "Whether it's how to serve a really good cup of coffee or entertain in a one-room flat or plan a menu for that special dinner party, you'll find Madame Dariaux's... (Item #6070)
Price: $90.00
Entertaining With Elegance. Genevieve Antoine Dariaux.
344.
Honoré Daumier – Humours of Married Life.
Boston; Dijon: Boston Book & Art Shop; Imprimerie Darantiere, 1968. Large quarto (32 x 24.5 cm.), 163 pages. First American Edition, simultaneous with the French edition of Andres Sauret, of Daumier's Moeurs Conjugales. The sixty black and white lithographs, as well as the color-illustrated dust jacket, were printed rectos only by Mourlot Freres. Translated from the original French by Angus Malcolm. Introduction (pages 5 - 22), Catalogue Raisonne (pages 145-148)... (Item #6561)
Price: $40.00
345.
A Book of Mediterranean Food.
London: John Lehmann, Ltd. 1950. Illustrated by John Minton. Octavo, 191 pages. FIRST EDITION, first printing. The important first book by one of the greatest of culinary writers. The recipes are based on David's travels in France Italy, the Greek Isles and Egypt. A bit of light soiling to the spine of the printed pink cloth, otherwise fine, in a price clipped dust jacket with significant chips to the spine... (Item #2496)
Price: $500.00
A Book of Mediterranean Food. Elizabeth David.
346.
French Provincial Cooking. With an Introduction and Notes by Narcissa Chamberlain, and illustrations by Juliet Renny.
New York: Harper & Row, 1962. Thick octavo, 504 pages. First U.S. edition. Elizabeth David is now rightly considered one of the greatest of culinary writers. It was in this book that her full voice was first truly heard. This book is to read as much as cooked from, and then read again. Very light age toning, otherwise fine, in a price-clipped but otherwise very good plus dust jacket. (Item #2310)
Price: $350.00
French Provincial Cooking. With an Introduction and Notes by Narcissa Chamberlain, and illustrations by Juliet Renny. Elizabeth David.
347.
Italian Food. Drawings by Renato Guttoso.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. Octavo, 322, xvi, [2] pages. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION of a modern English cookbook of significance. Italian Food is Elizabeth David’s third book, following A Book of Mediterranean Food and French Country Cooking, and along with these titles is responsible – in part – for revitalizing English cooking after the Second World War, with better techniques and fresher ingredients, and inspiring an interest in the... (Item #2901)
Price: $300.00
Italian Food. Drawings by Renato Guttoso. Elizabeth David.
348.
“Sketches for bread book Wendy Jones” for “English Bread and Yeast Cookery”.
London: 1977. Three unpublished pen and ink sketches by Wendy Jones on tracing paper pasted to white board, with some use of correction fluid. Contained in a large folder (37 x 29 cm.) titled “Sketches for bread book Wendy Jones”. The bread book is Elizabeth David's English Bread and Yeast. The first board (21.5 x 19 cm.) contains two images: two measuring cups and a kitchen scale. The second board... (Item #3649)
Price: $600.00
“Sketches for bread book Wendy Jones” for “English Bread and Yeast Cookery”. Elizabeth David, Wendy Jones.
349.
“Sketches for bread book Wendy Jones” for English Bread and Yeast Cookery.
[London: David Allen Lane, 1977]. Large folder (14 x 11”), titled “Sketches for bread book Wendy Jones”, which is David’s English Bread and Yeast. Contains three unpublished pen and ink sketches by Jones on sketching paper pasted to white board, with some use of correction fluid. The first board (8 x 7") contains two images: two measuring cups and a kitchen scale. The second board (5 x 4") contains a.... (Item #3650)
Price: $250.00
350.
Animal Slinging Railway and Refrigerators.
Boston/Cambridgeport: Chester D. Holmes/J.R. Drew, Printer, 1882. Handbill, 27.3 x 17.8 cm. Illustrated. One-page advertisement for Richard J Davie's "Animal Slinging Railway," patented on July 18, 1882. These meat hangers are "strong" and "light" and come in three sizes. Chester D. Holmes is indicated as the agent for the patentee and uses the lower quarter of the page to advertise various refrigerators for which he lays no claim for patent... (Item #3259)
Price: $90.00
Animal Slinging Railway and Refrigerators. Richard J. Davies, Chester D. Holmes.

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