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351.
Bien Manger pour Bien Vivre. Essai de Gastronomie Theorique. Preface par Ali-Bab.
Paris: Albin Michel, Editeur, 1922. Small octavo, 350 pages. Table of contents. Fifth thousand. An early printing of one of the many culinary titles from the great French scientist and food writer. Substantially unopened, in publisher's original black and red printed wrappers. Some age toning throughout, bit of creasing to spine, otherwise very good. (Item #2753)
Price: $90.00
Bien Manger pour Bien Vivre. Essai de Gastronomie Theorique. Preface par Ali-Bab. Edouard de Pomiane, Ali-Bab.
352.
Bien Manger pour Bien Vivre. Essai de Gastronomie Theorique. Preface par Ali-Bab.
Paris: Albin Michel, Editeur, 1948. Small octavo, 334 pages. Second edition. One of the many culinary titles from the great scientist and food writer Edouard de Pomiane. Some age-toning throughout, otherwise very good. In publisher's original black and gold printed tan cloth. (Item #5250)
Price: $50.00
353.
Vingt Plats qui Donnent la Goutte (Unice ad usum Medicorum), conseillés par la Pipérazine Midy, l'anti-urique type.
Paris: Editions Paul-Martial pour la Pipérazine Midy, 1935. Squarish octavo (22.5 x 16.5 cm.), 96-(4) pages. Table of contents. Illustrated throughout. FIRST EDITION. A cookbook as pharmaceutical promotion, from the great French founder of "gastrotechnie". The twenty rich recipes – any one of which may be sufficient to bring on "the drop" – are followed by a twenty-first, a dose of the medicine Pipérazine Midy which, it was claimed, would..... (Item #4925)
Price: $50.00
Vingt Plats qui Donnent la Goutte (Unice ad usum Medicorum), conseillés par la Pipérazine Midy, l'anti-urique type. Edouard de Pomiane, André Giroux.
354.
Vingt Plats qui Donnent la Goutte (Unice ad usum Medicorum), conseillés par la Pipérazine Midy, l'anti-urique type.
Paris: Editions Paul-Martial pour la Pipérazine Midy, 1935. Squarish octavo (22.5 x 16.5 cm.), 96-(4) pages. Table of contents. Illustrated throughout. FIRST EDITION. A cookbook as pharmaceutical promotion, from the great French founder of "gastrotechnie". The twenty rich recipes – any one of which may be sufficient to bring on "the drop" – are followed by a twenty-first, a dose of the medicine Pipérazine Midy which, it was claimed, would..... (Item #6766)
Price: $250.00
Vingt Plats qui Donnent la Goutte (Unice ad usum Medicorum), conseillés par la Pipérazine Midy, l'anti-urique type. Edouard de Pomiane, André Giroux.
355.
The New Century Cook Book. A Mentor for Home Life in all its Phases; A Chronicle of the Progress of America and the World; A Compendium of the Nation's Greatest City; and a Guide for the Great Army of Home Builders.
New York: Eaton & Mains, 1900. Octavo, 400 pages. FIRST EDITION. A guide to stylish household management. Near fine in publisher's black, pale blue, and white-stamped green cloth. (Item #4070)
Price: $35.00
356.
Elsie De Wolfe's Recipes for Successful Dining.
London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1934. Squarish octavo (20.5 x 17cm.), ix, [3], 116, [1] pages. Photographically illustrated. FIRST UK EDITION, simultaneously issued with the American of Appleton Century. A work on dining and entertaining from one of the most prominent American socialites of the early 20th century, immortalized in the lyrics of Cole Porter's Anything Goes. She's been credited, though not entirely accurately, with having invented the profession of interior... (Item #6165)
Price: $500.00
Elsie De Wolfe's Recipes for Successful Dining. Elsie De Wolfe, Lady Mendl.
357.
Drinks, a la Mode. Cups and Drinks of Every Kind for Every Season.
London: Longmans Green and Co. 1891. Octavo, 100 pages. Stated second edition, but with pagination identical to the first, really second printing. With recipes for punches, ales, syrups, drinks for invalids, liqueurs and cups. The section "American Drinks", includes recipes for The Floster, the Prairie Oyster, the Corpse Reviver, and the Cramhamball. Quite charming. A bit of edgewear, in lightly soiled publishers printed decorative paper over half-cloth. With the bookseller's... (Item #4842)
Price: $375.00
Drinks, a la Mode. Cups and Drinks of Every Kind for Every Season. DeSalis Mrs.
358.
Goat Production in the Tropics.
Farnham Royal, Bucks: Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, 1970. Octavo, 184 pages. Illustrated. First edition. A technical treatise on tropical goat raising, with an eye toward the economic impact. Fine in publisher's green cloth, in a near fine dust jacket. Scarce. (Item #1893)
Price: $150.00
Goat Production in the Tropics. C. Devendra, Marca Burns.
359.
Apician Morsels; or Tales of the Table, Kitchen, and Larder: with reflections on the Dietic Productions of Early Writers; on the Customs of the Romans in Eating and Drinking; on Table Ceremonies, and Rules of Conviviality and Good Breeding; with select Epicurean Precepts, Gourmond Maxims and Medicines, &c. &c.
London: Whittaker, Treacher and Co. 1834. Duodecimo, 348 pages. With a frontispiece and one additional plate by Robert Cruikshank. A humorous, but informative look at the history of food. The author's pseudonymous name, "Dick Humelbergius Secundus", is an allusion to Gabriel Hummelberger (Humelbergius), the sixteenth-century annotator of the Roman chef Apicius. Some have attributed this work to the Gothic novelist William Beckford, although Denise Gigante of Stanford suspects the hand... (Item #2195)
Price: $300.00
Apician Morsels; or Tales of the Table, Kitchen, and Larder: with reflections on the Dietic Productions of Early Writers; on the Customs of the Romans in Eating and Drinking; on Table Ceremonies, and Rules of Conviviality and Good Breeding; with select Epicurean Precepts, Gourmond Maxims and Medicines, &c. &c. pseudonym Dick Humelbergius Secundus.
360.
Bookbinding, Its Background and Technique: Two Volumes Bound as One.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc. 1980. Octavo, 406 pages plus 96 plates. Unabridged and corrected republication of original 1946 edition, published in two volumes. Extensive text on history and technique of bookbinding. In wrappers with some creases and edge-wear. Text has some foxing to edges, else in very good condition. (Item #3475)
Price: $20.00
361.
The Closet of the Eminently Learned Sir Kenelme Digbie Kt. Opened: Whereby is Discovered Several Ways for making of Metheglin, Sider, Cherry-Wine, &c. Together with Excellent Directions for Cookery : As Also for Preserving, Conserving, Candying, &c.
London: Mallinckrodt, 1967. Octavo, 312 pages . Facsimile of 1669 edition; volume VI in Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics. Early English cook book with information on foods and methods of preparation. Wrappers with some rubbing. Lacking slipcase. A near very good copy. (Item #3526)
Price: $20.00
The Closet of the Eminently Learned Sir Kenelme Digbie Kt. Opened: Whereby is Discovered Several Ways for making of Metheglin, Sider, Cherry-Wine, &c. Together with Excellent Directions for Cookery : As Also for Preserving, Conserving, Candying, &c. Kenelme Digbie.
362.
Gourd Growers of the South Seas: An Introduction to the Study of the Lagenaria Gourd in the Culture of the Polynesians.
Boston: The Gourd Society of America, 1943. Ethnographical Series No. 2. Octavo, xiii, 119 pages. Plus 33 plates in black and white. Large folding chart of use categories. The second publication of The Gourd Society of America. Green cloth stamped in gilt. Fine. Scarce. (Item #4813)
Price: $450.00
Gourd Growers of the South Seas: An Introduction to the Study of the Lagenaria Gourd in the Culture of the Polynesians. Ernest S. Dodge.
363.
La cocina vegetariana moderna. por ... Ignacio Doménech ... Ilustrada ... por ... Luis Lleó Arnau. Cuarta edition, reformada y aumentada.
Barcelona: Quintilla, Cardona y Ca., Editores, [circa 1941]. Small octavo (17 x 12 cm.), 301, [3] pages. Illustrated in color. Index is table of contents. ~ Fourth edition, revised and enlarged. Five hundred fifty vegetarian dishes from the great Catalan chef and cookbook author, Ignacio Doménech. He was also editor of two culinary periodicals, La Cocina Elegante, and El Gorro Blanco. Some light foxing and edgewear; color decorated wrappers are... (Item #6671)
Price: $60.00
La cocina vegetariana moderna. por ... Ignacio Doménech ... Ilustrada ... por ... Luis Lleó Arnau. Cuarta edition, reformada y aumentada. Ignacio Doménech, Luis Lleó Arnau.
364.
Llaminadures. per el Celebrat Cuiner i Reposter, Ignasi Domenech. Petit LLibret per a fer tota classe de dolcos de cuina, merengues, refrescos, gelats, mermelades, pudings, pastes i amanides de fruites etz. etz.
Barcelona: Tipografia Bonet, n.d. c. 1920. Small octavo, 64 pages + index + 7 ads. First edition. A fine little dessert recipe book, including ices, flams, pastels, and much more, from the author of more than thirty important early twentieth century Catalan cookbooks. Printed throughout in black and green. Very good in publisher's illustrated wrappers. Scarce. [Worldcat shows only one copy: BNE]. (Item #2159)
Price: $125.00
Llaminadures. per el Celebrat Cuiner i Reposter, Ignasi Domenech. Petit LLibret per a fer tota classe de dolcos de cuina, merengues, refrescos, gelats, mermelades, pudings, pastes i amanides de fruites etz. etz. Domenech, gnasi.
365.
The Household Guide and Family Receipt Book: The perusal of this pamphlet will amply repay the reader.
[Springfield, Mass. C.D. Leet, publisher; Samuel Bowles & Company, Printers, 1867]. Cord-sewn booklet (18.5 x 11 cm.), 24 pages. Calendar. Advertisements. At head of title: "Take one". Evident FIRST EDITION. A product cookbook with testimonials for advertised products, some cooking recipes, etc., for C.D. Leet’s Patent medicines. Includes promotional literature for Dr. Hooker's Cough and Croup Syrup and Dr. Miller's Soothing and Healing Balsam or Nature's Assistant. Moderate foxing throughout;... (Item #6784)
Price: $90.00
The Household Guide and Family Receipt Book: The perusal of this pamphlet will amply repay the reader. C. D. Dr. Hooker's Cough & Croup Syrup; Leet, publisher.
366.
A Bibliography of Cookery Books Published in Britain, 1875-1914.
London and New York: Prospect Books in association with Mansell Publishing, 1989. Large octavo, 748 pages. First edition. Food historian Elizabeth Driver records over 1200 volumes in this important Gastronomy bibliography. Includes more detailed descriptive information about each book than is usually found. Indispensable for the period it covers. In very fine blue dust jacket in like publisher's boards with crisp clean text. (Item #3403)
Price: $60.00
A Bibliography of Cookery Books Published in Britain, 1875-1914. Elizabeth Driver.
367.
A Bibliography of Cookery Books Published in Britain, 1875-1914.
London and New York: Prospect Books in association with Mansell Publishing, 1989. Large octavo, 748 pages. First edition. Food historian Elizabeth Driver records over 1200 volumes in this important Gastronomy bibliography. Includes more detailed descriptive information about each book than is usually found. Indispensable for the period it covers. In very fine blue dust jacket in like publisher's boards with crisp clean text. Bookseller's ticket to rear paste down. (Item #3404)
Price: $60.00
A Bibliography of Cookery Books Published in Britain, 1875-1914. Elizabeth Driver.
368.
Gastronomie Nivernaise.
Moulins: Crepin-Leblond, 1939. Octavo, 137 pages. First ordinary edition, following a limited edition of 100 copies. Small booksellers sticker on colophon, otherwise very good in publisher's black, green and red printed wrappers. Uncommon. (Item #1934)
Price: $200.00
Gastronomie Nivernaise. Les Freres Drouillet.
369.
l'Art Brut Prefere aux Arts Culturels.
Paris: Gallerie Rene Drouin, 1949. Squarish octavo, unpaginated (approximately 54 pages). Illustrated throughout in black and white. First edition, ordinary issue, of this first publication of le Compagnie de l'Art Brut. This catalogue, with an introduction by Dubuffet, is of the first formal exhibition of Art Brut, just two years after Dubuffet began his informal showings in the Foyer de l'Art Brut at Gallerie Rene Drouin, which led to the... (Item #3054)
Price: $500.00
370.
Surrealist Intrusion in the Enchanter's Domain.
New York: D'Arcy Galleries, 1960. Square octavo, (17.8cm x 17.8cm), 124 pages. Translated by Julien Levy and Claude Tarnaud. First edition of this catalogue of an exhibition at the D'Arcy Galleries directed by Duchamp and Breton, which was the site of a famous confrontation between Salvador Dali and other surrealists. A near fine example in publisher's original printed and embossed wrappers, designed by Duchamp. [Schwarz 576. Naumann 8.7.]. (Item #3050)
Price: $200.00
371.
Copy of a letter from the Duke of Portland to the Lord Lieutenant of the County of Chester, and of his Lordship's letter, directing the same to be laid before the magistrates for the said county, at their general quarter sessions, on the 14th Jan. 1800, for the purpose of alleviating the distresses of the poor, from the effects of the late unfavourable harvest, by the substitution of soup and other food, in lieu of bread corn : and copy of several suggestions transmitted by the Duke of Portland to the Lord Lieutenant, on the same subject : printed pursuant to an order made at the said quarter sessions.
Chester: Printed by J. Fletcher, Foregate-Street, 1800. Octavo-sized, linen stitched booklet, iii, [1], 17, [1] pages. One engraved illustration. An early plan for a soup kitchen, with an illustration depicting the floorplan of the Duke’s soup kitchen. William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck served twice as Prime Minister. His interest in the welfare of the poor extended beyond feeding them. He served the London Foundling Hospital, becoming President of the charity in 1793... (Item #4438)
Price: $1,500.00
Copy of a letter from the Duke of Portland to the Lord Lieutenant of the County of Chester, and of his Lordship's letter, directing the same to be laid before the magistrates for the said county, at their general quarter sessions, on the 14th Jan. 1800, for the purpose of alleviating the distresses of the poor, from the effects of the late unfavourable harvest, by the substitution of soup and other food, in lieu of bread corn : and copy of several suggestions transmitted by the Duke of Portland to the Lord Lieutenant, on the same subject : printed pursuant to an order made at the said quarter sessions. Duke of Portland, Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace Great Britain., Cheshire, William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck.
372.
Forward American Wines, Including Wine Producer's Formulae.
Boston: Carl Dumbra, (1948, 1950). Two volumes. Thick quartos, xxvi, 518 & xxvii-xlv, 519-1175 pages. Book one a stated second printing; book two stated first edition. Illustrated with occasional black and white photos and figures. A very scarce technical treatise. The jacket states, "The master guide for the chemist, researcher, winemaker, wine producer, and production man. Technical information and numerous wine formulae and blends are listed... Chemical and engineering developments... (Item #1619)
Price: $1,200.00
Forward American Wines, Including Wine Producer's Formulae. Carl D. Dumbra.
373.
Entremets et Boissons Glacés, par l'appareil refrigerateur.
Paris: Frigéco-Thomson; Max Gottchalk, Imp. [circa 1930]. Octavo (14.5 x 22 cm.), 183 pages. Index. Printed throughout in red and black. Evident first edition. An attractive and charming cookbook promoting the Frigeco refrigerator through recipes require freezing and cold. Dishes include one hundred thirty ice-cream recipes, frozen entremets, cold entremets, specially studied for freezing in the "Frigéco". Some ice-creams made with perfumes; icy water (cherry); jellies with lemon, violet, rose... (Item #5874)
Price: $120.00
Entremets et Boissons Glacés, par l'appareil refrigerateur. Dumont-Lespine G., M A. B. Campbell.
374.
Les Secrets de la Cuisine Comtoise. Colliges es papiers perdue des Abbaye de Baume et de Chateau-Chalon et de quelques autres plus récents éclarcis, complétés et mis en lumiere.
Paris: E. Nourry, 1927. Octavo, 137 pages. Five full-page wood engravings and ornaments in the text. A scarce work on the culinary traditions of the Franche-Comté, with recipes including, soupes aux fromage, aux grenouilles, aux cerises, champignons, grenouilles, écrevisses, escargots, la pochouze, bécasses, jambon Droz, quiches, galettes, confitures, liqueurs, and much more. In red one-quarter calf over marbled paper. Original wrappers bound in. Fine. [Bitting 136]. (Item #4829)
Price: $250.00
375.
The Duplex Cook Book. Containing full instructions for cooking with the Duplex Fireless Stove.
Muncie, Indiana: Published by the Durham Manufacturing Co. [circa 1920]. Duodecimo (17 x 13 cm.), 64 pages. Table of contents. Index. Illustrated. Later printing, with one cross-section diagram of the stove instead of two; some paragraphing re-spaced, but total pagination identical. A manufacturer’s cookbook designed to accompany a fireless stove brought to market shortly after the close of the First World War. With two cross-section diagrams of the stove. Approximately... (Item #4979)
Price: $75.00
The Duplex Cook Book. Containing full instructions for cooking with the Duplex Fireless Stove. Durham Manufacturing Co., Ind Muncie.

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