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476.
La Conversation / The Conversation.
Phoenicia, NY: Woodstock Editions, 2000. Two volumes, unpaginated, with black and white photographs. Quarto, boards covered in butcher paper, boxed. First edition, one of 2000 copies, signed by Gissinger and numbered. This book, an exchange in words and images between photographer Hans Gissinger and chef Marc Meneau, provides a sharp contrast to what is usually considered "food photography". The black and white images reveal the grisly processes of haute cuisine;... (Item #1624)
Price: $450.00
La Conversation / The Conversation. Hans Gissinger, Marc Meneau.
477.
Salami.
Phoenicia, NY: Woodstock Editions, 2001. Folio, 194 pages with 58 full page color plates. First edition, limited to 500 copies signed by Gissinger and numbered. Nearly sixty "portraits" of salamis taken by Gissinger on his travels through Milan's salumeria, with a funny and erudite series of essays by Oberlé as accompaniment. Text in French and English. In the artist's salami-pattern printed cloth; edges of text block also with salami pattern. Fine. (Item #1623)
Price: $450.00
Salami. Hans Gissinger, Gérard Oberlé.
478.
Giunta Brothers Manufacturing Co. Catalog No. 28.
Philadelphia: Giunta Brothers Manufacturing Co. [circa 1900]. Oblong stapled catalogue, 23 x 30.7 cm, 23 pages. Text in English and Italian. Heavily illustrated with photographs and drawings. Features typical Italian culinary wares: wine presses, pasta makers, coffee grinders, ice cream freezers, pizzelle irons, and more. “All items manufactured [...] are covered by patents.” In printed yellow wrappers with chipped corners and tide marks, otherwise near very good. [OCLC locates one... (Item #3645)
Price: $200.00
479.
The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy, by a Lady.
London: printed for the author, 1748. Octavo, iv+[28]+330 pages. Third edition of the most successful and influential English cookbook of the eighteenth century. Hannah Glasse (1708-1770) was the wife of an attorney and the mother of eight children, and she published the first edition of her Art of Cookery -- a work she boasted "far exceeds any Thing of the Kind ever yet published" -- in 1747. It went through... (Item #2419)
Price: $2,500.00
The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy, by a Lady. Hannah Glasse.
480.
First Catch Your Hare... The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy.
Devon, England: Prospect Books, 1995. Quarto, 218 pages. Glossary. Index. Later printing of the Prospect Books facsimile edition (1983), of the original 1747 edition. The Art of Cookery was the most successful and influential English cookbook of the eighteenth century. Hannah Glasse (1708-1770) was the wife of an attorney and the mother of eight children, and she published the first edition of her Art of Cookery -- a work she... (Item #3677)
Price: $100.00
First Catch Your Hare... The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy. Hannah Glasse, By a. Lady.
481.
First Catch Your Hare... The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy.
Devon, England: Prospect Books, 1983. Quarto, 218 pages. Glossary. Index. List of subscribers. First printing of the Prospect Books facsimile of the original 1747 edition. The Art of Cookery was the most successful and influential English cookbook of the eighteenth century. Hannah Glasse (1708-1770) was the wife of an attorney and the mother of eight children, and she published the first edition of her Art of Cookery -- a work... (Item #3678)
Price: $150.00
First Catch Your Hare... The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy. Hannah Glasse, By a. Lady.
482.
Maori Cookbook.
Auckland, New Zealand: Glenfield College Home and School Association, 1977. Small octavo-sized booklet, 120 pages. Text illustrations. Index. Excellent presentation of the cuisine and food preparation methods of New Zealand's Maori, with additional recipes from New Caledonia, Tahiti, Samoa, Tonga, Hawaii, Fiji, and Pitcairn Island. Original decorated wrappers. Light cover soil and wear, generally very good. (Item #4399)
Price: $60.00
483.
Dame Curtsey's Book of Candy Making.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co. 1913. Small octavo, 110 pages. Index. First edition. Glover (b. 1868) was the author of a series of "Dame Curtsey" books published by McClurg, essentially guides to etiquette, entertaining and cookery for the aspiring classes. Other titles in the series include Dame Curtsey's Book of Novel Entertainments for Every Day in the Year, Dame Curtsey's Book of Guessing Contests, and Dame Curtsey's Book of... (Item #4391)
Price: $150.00
Dame Curtsey's Book of Candy Making. Ellye Howell Glover.
484.
Dame Curtsey's Book of Etiquette.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co. 1909. Small octavo, 122 pages. Index. First edition. Glover (b. 1868) was the author of a series of "Dame Curtsey" books published by McClurg, essentially guides to etiquette, entertaining and cookery for the aspiring classes. Other titles in the series include Dame Curtsey's Book of Novel Entertainments for Every Day in the Year, Dame Curtsey's Book of Guessing Contests, and Dame Curtsey's Book of... (Item #4392)
Price: $125.00
Dame Curtsey's Book of Etiquette. Ellye Howell Glover.
485.
Dame Curtsey's Book of Salads, Sandwiches, and Beverages.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co. 1913. Small octavo, 110 pages. Index. First edition. Glover (b. 1868) was the author of a series of "Dame Curtsey" books published by McClurg, essentially guides to etiquette, entertaining and cookery for the aspiring classes. Other titles in the series include Dame Curtsey's Book of Novel Entertainments for Every Day in the Year, Dame Curtsey's Book of Guessing Contests, and Dame Curtsey's Book of... (Item #4393)
Price: $150.00
Dame Curtsey's Book of Salads, Sandwiches, and Beverages. Ellye Howell Glover, Dame Curtsey.
486.
California in the Kitchen. An Essay upon, and a check-list of, California Imprints in the Field of Gastronomy from 1870(?)-1932.
[Berkeley, CA]: Privately printed [lithographed by David Brothers], 1960. Octavo, ix, 43 pages. 3 additional pages of facsimiles. Bibliography and index. First edition. One of 500 copies. A necessary starting point for any collector of California cookbooks – a union listing of three hundred fifty-nine items published in California from Bartholomew White's Book of Domestic Recipes (Napa City, 1866) through 1930. Blue cloth, as issued. Fine. (Item #4380)
Price: $85.00
487.
California in the Kitchen. An Essay upon, and a check-list of, California Imprints in the Field of Gastronomy from 1870(?)-1932.
[Berkeley, CA]: Privately printed [lithographed by David Brothers], 1960. Octavo, ix, 43 pages. 3 additional pages of facsimiles. Bibliography and index. First edition. One of 500 copies. A necessary starting point for any collector of California cookbooks – a union listing of three hundred fifty-nine items published in California from Bartholomew White's Book of Domestic Recipes (Napa City, 1866) through 1930. Blue cloth, as issued. Fine. (Item #4382)
Price: $85.00
488.
100 Recettes de Cuisine Russe.
N.p. by the author, 1924. Octavo, 36 pages. First edition. A short, but thorough introduction to Russian cuisine, written by an author apparently much beleaguered by frequent requests for her cooking. A truly fine copy, handsomely bound in leaf green cloth, with a leather spine label, and with the original wrappers bound in. Lovely. [OCLC locates 5 copies, only 4 in the US]. (Item #2272)
Price: $200.00
489.
Good Things Made, Said and Done, for Every Home & Household.
Leeds: Goodall, Backhouse & Co. 1885. Duodecimo, 104 pages. Nineteenth edition. Illustrated. A delightful small cookbook from the makers of powders and jellies, including Goodall's Blancmange Powder, and Goodall's Calf's Foot Jelly. Each page is framed and ringed in proverbs and sayings, and the tiny illustrations are quite sweet. Previous owner's bookplate tipped to front hinge, otherwise very good to fine in black and gilt-decorated blue cloth boards. (Item #2767)
Price: $90.00
Good Things Made, Said and Done, for Every Home & Household. Backhouse Goodall, Co.
490.
The elementary principles of breadmaking.
London: Baker and Confectioner, 1895. Octavo, 198, x pages. Ads. Illustrated. First edition. A technical manual of commercial breadmaking, from the Consulting chemist to the London Master Bakers' Society, and the author of The Dietetic Value of Bread. Contains lots of technical analysis of the principles of bread creation, as well as illustrations of the chemical activities, and equipment of breadmaking. The book is quite shaken, and several signatures are... (Item #5329)
Price: $150.00
The elementary principles of breadmaking. John Goodfellow.
491.
Inside the Pub.
London: Architectural Press, 1950. Octavo, 138 pages. Illustrated. First edition. Very good in publisher's cloth, in a lightly chipped dust jacket with a handsome image of a pub interior. (Item #2503)
Price: $100.00
Inside the Pub. Maurice Gorham, H. McG. Dunnett.
492.
Le Livre de Patisserie... Ouvrage Contenant 10 Planches chromolithographiqes et 137 Gravures sur Bois, d'apres les Peintures a L'huile et les Dessins de E. Ronjat.
Paris: Librarie Hachette et Cie, 1873. Quarto, 506 pages. Illustrated with ten chromolithograph plates, and one hundred thirty-seven wood engravings in the text. First edition. One of the great works of this student of Careme, head chef of the Jockey Club, and so-called "apostle of decorative cuisine." Internally very good, in sound but homely paper-covered board with gilt-titled black cloth spine. (Item #5117)
Price: $400.00
Le Livre de Patisserie... Ouvrage Contenant 10 Planches chromolithographiqes et 137 Gravures sur Bois, d'apres les Peintures a L'huile et les Dessins de E. Ronjat. Jules Gouffe.
493.
The Great Little Hot Dog Cookbook. Illustrated by Ed Nuckolls.
Garden City: Double Day & Company, Inc. 1973. Small octavo, 115 pages. First edition. A "great little" book with one hundred easy hot dog based recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and special occasions. From the Brunswick, Maine author responsible for "The Paper Back Cook Book." A fine copy in publisher's brick color cloth, in an unprice-clipped, fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the half-title, "Hot Dog! John Gould." (Item #5341)
Price: $120.00
The Great Little Hot Dog Cookbook. Illustrated by Ed Nuckolls. John A. Gould.
494.
Early American Wooden Ware and Other Kitchen Utensils.
Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Co., Inc, 1962. Octavo, 243 pages. Later printing. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. First authoritative reference book on the various types of early American wooden ware and kitchen utensils. From cheese drainers and well buckets to oyster kegs and sausage guns, Gould clearly defines each tool and places it within its historical context. In dust jacket with slight tear, otherwise very good. (Item #3136)
Price: $40.00
Early American Wooden Ware and Other Kitchen Utensils. Mary Earle Gould.
495.
Early American Wooden Ware and Other Kitchen Utensils.
Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Co., Inc, 1962. Octavo, 243 pages. Later printing. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. First authoritative reference book on the various types of early American wooden ware and kitchen utensils. From cheese drainers and well buckets to oyster kegs and sausage guns, Gould clearly defines each tool and places it within its historical context. Small ownership stamp to half-title. In dust jacket with slight... (Item #5861)
Price: $40.00
496.
Choice Recipes. Arranged by the Ladies of Grace Church, Stafford Springs, Conn.
Stafford Springs: The Press Job Print, 1902. Duodecimo (15.5 x 13 cm.), 106 pages. Ads. Cover title: Grace Church Recipes. Advertisements interspersed. First edition. A Connecticut church cookbook with one hundred fifty recipes, most of them attributed. There is an emphasis on meat and fish dishes somewhat unusual for the time; among them: Swedish Baked Fish, Potted Shad, Pressed Chicken, Beefsteak Pie, Stewed Liver, Glazed Sweetbreads. But not to despair... (Item #5411)
Price: $250.00
Choice Recipes. Arranged by the Ladies of Grace Church, Stafford Springs, Conn. Grace Episcopal Church . Ladies of the Church, Conn Stafford Springs.
497.
Charter Constitution and By-Laws of the Grain and Flour Exchange of Pittsburgh with Rules and Regulations. Revised and Corrected, 1910.
Pittsburgh: Shaw Brothers, Printers, 1910. Stapled booklet, 15 x 19.5 cm, 49 pages. In gold-printed gray wrappers with very minor rubbing and small chip to spine, slight rusting to staples, otherwise very good. [OCLC locates no copies]. (Item #3634)
Price: $90.00
498.
London and Fashionable Resorts. A Complete Guide to the Places of Amusement, Objects of Interest, Parks, Clubs, Markets, Docks, Leading Hotels and also a Directory, in a concise form, of First-class Reliable Houses in the Various Branches of Trade.
London: J. P. Segg & Co. 1890. Quarto, 240 pages. First edition. Elaborately designed and printed golden age travel guidebook, The text, printed in lavender, within decorative neo-classical golden borders, with many illustrations of many destinations of London and fashionable resorts. Attractively printed trade card for Bollinger's Champagne pasted-down to the front endpaper. All edges gilt. In soiled and worn blue and gilt-stamped red, beveled cloth. Front hinge repaired. Rear... (Item #4049)
Price: $900.00
London and Fashionable Resorts. A Complete Guide to the Places of Amusement, Objects of Interest, Parks, Clubs, Markets, Docks, Leading Hotels and also a Directory, in a concise form, of First-class Reliable Houses in the Various Branches of Trade. Grand Tour.
499.
Grand Union Tea Company Stock Circular.
New York: Grand Union Tea Company, 1910. 30.5 x 23 cm, bi-fold circular. The “largest tea and coffee retailers in the country”. This advertising circular cites over 200 branches across the country and illustrates a variety of premiums: japanned ware, dinner sets, lamps, aprons and more. Each premium is valued at a set number of tickets, with the final page of the circular indicating a price list for teas, coffees... (Item #3624)
Price: $75.00
500.
Honey From a Weed. Fasting and Feasting in Tuscany, Catalonia, the Cyclades and Apuglia.
New York: Harper & Row, 1987. Illustrated with drawings by Corinn Sargood. Small quarto, 374 pages. First American edition, following the British publication one year prior. The classic autobiographical cookbook - a marvel. A fine copy in a price-clipped, but otherwise fine dust jacket. (Item #3997)
Price: $100.00

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