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501.
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
502.
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
503.
Honey From a Weed. Fasting and Feasting in Tuscany, Catalonia, the Cyclades and Apuglia.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 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 #5981)
Price: $100.00
Honey From a Weed. Fasting and Feasting in Tuscany, Catalonia, the Cyclades and Apuglia. Patience Gray.
504.
Plats du Jour. Illustrated by David Gentleman. [Cover title: Plats du Jour, or Foreign Food. A Penguin Handbook].
Harmondworth, Middlesex: Penguin Books Ltd. 1957. Mass market paperback (18 x 11.5 cm.), 299, [5] pages. Index. Illustrated. FIRST EDITION. The classic first book from Patience Gray, better known for Honey From a Weed (London: 1986), her classic book of life and food in Spain, Italy and Greece. Plats du Jour "contains a collection of recipes, mainly French or Italian, for dishes which can be served with no further sequel... (Item #6844)
Price: $100.00
Plats du Jour. Illustrated by David Gentleman. [Cover title: Plats du Jour, or Foreign Food. A Penguin Handbook]. Patience Gray, Primrose Boyd, David Gentleman.
505.
Recipes from the Peak District. A new collection.
Brampton, Chesterfield: Grayson Publications, 1976. Octavo, 62 pages. Illustrated. First edition. A small regional cookbook from England's north and central Peaks District. Very good in printed wrappers. (Item #2963)
Price: $18.00
Recipes from the Peak District. A new collection. Peter Grayson.
506.
What to Have for Breakfast.
New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons/The Knickerbocker Press, 1905. Thick duodecimo, 283 pages. First edition, fourth printing. The first of the ten glorious little cookbooks penned by Chicago's Myrtle Reed. The series was designed by Margaret Armstrong. In the introduction, which the author calls "The Philosophy of Breakfast", she states, "Many a man is confronted in the morning by an untidy, ill-cooked breakfast, a frowsy woman and a still... (Item #2750)
Price: $60.00
What to Have for Breakfast. Olive Green, Myrtle Reed.
507.
Vegetable Gardening. A manual on the growing of vegetables for home use and marketing. Prepared especially for the classes of the School of agriculture of the University of Minnesota, by Samuel B. Green. With 115 illustrations.
St. Paul; Delano[Minn.]: Webb Publishing Company, Publisher's Agents; The Eagle Printing Company, 1896. Octavo (18 x 12.5 cm.), 224 pages. Illustrated. Index. FIRST EDITION. An important treatise on vegetable gardening, from the author of Amateur Fruit Growing, and a professor at the University of Minnesota. The instructions are appropriately for cold weather growing, written "for the growers of the Northern Mississippi Valley", at "the latitude of St. Paul and Minneapolis"... (Item #6005)
Price: $200.00
Vegetable Gardening. A manual on the growing of vegetables for home use and marketing. Prepared especially for the classes of the School of agriculture of the University of Minnesota, by Samuel B. Green. With 115 illustrations. Samuel B. Green, Samuel Bowdlear.
508.
Foods and Home Making.
Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1939. Octavo, 635 pages. Later printing. This home economics text book features units on breakfast, modern housewifery, luncheon or supper, dinner, health and childcare, food preservation, and hospitality. The author, Head of the Department of Home Economics at John Hay High School in Cleveland, includes notes to both the teacher and the pupil; she also includes, "Much of the material in Foods and Homemaking is suitable... (Item #3076)
Price: $60.00
Foods and Home Making. Carlotta C. Greer.
509.
A Few Hints about Cooking, with remarks on many other subjects.
Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Company, 1887. Octavo, 321, [12] pages. Frontispiece photographic portrait. First edition. A collection of recipes, many of which first appeared in the author's column in the Boston Saturday Evening Gazette. The chapters are told in an anecdotal fashion, with recipes as presented to a servant by her mistress. Includes "the manner in which oysters are generally opened in Boston", description of shopping at the Faneuil... (Item #4079)
Price: $180.00
510.
The Mushroom Feast. A Celebration of all Edible Fungi - Cultivated, Wild, and Dried Varieties - with more than 250 Recipes in which the Mushroom is the Occasion for the Feast.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. Octavo, 305 pages + xx index. First American edition, simultaneous with the UK edition. A classic of modern mushroom literature. A near fine copy in tan and green printed boards. Price on front flap scratched out, otherwise in a near fine dust jacket. (Item #2572)
Price: $40.00
The Mushroom Feast. A Celebration of all Edible Fungi - Cultivated, Wild, and Dried Varieties - with more than 250 Recipes in which the Mushroom is the Occasion for the Feast. Jane Grigson.
511.
Manuel des Amphitryons ; contenant un Traité de la Dissection des viandes à table, la Nomenclature des Menus les plus nouveaux pour chaque saison, et des Elémens de Politesse gourmande [...] Par l'auteur de l'Almanach des Gourmands.
Paris: Chez Capelle et Renand, 1808. Octavo, [1-5] 6-384 pages. First edition. A treatise on the carving of meats, proper creation of menus, and manners at table, with much of the contents drawn from the author’s famous Almanach des Gourmands. Grimod was the first restaurant reviewer and one of the great French gastronomes. In quarter red calf, with marbled boards, and black and gilt-decorated spine. Dark stain to front edge..... (Item #2689)
Price: $3,000.00
Manuel des Amphitryons ; contenant un Traité de la Dissection des viandes à table, la Nomenclature des Menus les plus nouveaux pour chaque saison, et des Elémens de Politesse gourmande [...] Par l'auteur de l'Almanach des Gourmands. Alexandre Balthazar Laurent Grimod de La Reynière.
512.
Almanach des gourmands, servant de guide dans les moyens de faire excellente chère; par un vieil amateur. Premiere année.
Paris: Chez Maradan, 1804. Five volumes (of eight). Duodecimos, xxij, 318; xviij, 282 (lacking frontis.); xiv, 342; xx, 11-336 (two leaves excised, lacking frontis.); xiv, 362 (lacking frontis.). First editions of the first five years of this groundbreaking gastronomic almanac, which ran to eight volumes (1804-1810), and then was revived by Perigord [Horace Raisson] for three Nouvel Almanachs, (1825-1827). These volumes constitute the first restaurant reviews, from one of the... (Item #3728)
Price: $1,000.00
513.
Bacon Pigs in Canada. Notes on Breeding, Feeding, and Managing Swine with reports of Some Experiments.
Ottawa: Central Experimental Farm/Department of Agriculture, 1905. Octavo, 61 pages + illus. First edition of Bulletin no. 51 from Canada's Central Experimental Farm. A short but thorough examination of many aspects of bacon pig production, including a section on wintering and varieties of grain used for wintering. Movable enclosures, similar to our 'pig tractor' of today are discussed as well. With some light edgewear to the printed wrappers, and a.... (Item #1615)
Price: $120.00
Bacon Pigs in Canada. Notes on Breeding, Feeding, and Managing Swine with reports of Some Experiments. J. H. Grisdale.
514.
Mr. Dayton O. Shaw in Account with…
Belknap County, New Hampshire: 1888-1905. Eight small account books, all approximately 16 x 9 cm, unpaginated. A collection of turn of the 20th century grocers’ account books for Mr. and Mrs. Dayton Shaw. In multiple hands. Eight manuscript account books demonstrate the groceries purchased and relationship between the Shaw’s and seven Belknap County, New Hampshire grocers: P. Berrley (1888), C.H. Watson (1895), A. Eugune Hill (1899), John Parker Smith Co... (Item #4702)
Price: $150.00
515.
Mrs Groundes-Peace's Old Cookery Notebook.
London: The International Wine and Food Publishing Company, Rainbird Reference Books, 1971. Octavo, 127 pages. First edition. Illustrated with engravings throughout. This book was edited by Robin Howe after the untimely death of food researcher Zara Groundes-Peace. It includes British "old cookery lore, household recipes, advice on the choice of kitchen implements, and on dining etiquette". Rust-colored cloth, with illustrated dust jacket in attached mylar protector. Corner of jacket is... (Item #3394)
Price: $25.00
Mrs Groundes-Peace's Old Cookery Notebook. Zara Groundes-Peace.
516.
Mrs Groundes-Peace's Old Cookery Notebook.
London: The Cookery Book Club, Rainbird Reference Books, 1971. Octavo, 127 pages. Book club printing. Illustrated with engravings throughout. This book was edited by Robin Howe after the untimely death of food researcher Zara Groundes-Peace. It includes British "old cookery lore, household recipes, advice on the choice of kitchen implements, and on dining etiquette". Rust colored cloth, with illustrated dust jacket. near very good. (Item #3433)
Price: $30.00
Mrs Groundes-Peace's Old Cookery Notebook. Zara Groundes-Peace.
517.
Mrs. Groundes-Peace's Old Cookery Notebook.
London: The International Wine and Food Publishing Company/David & Charles, 1971. Octavo, 127 pages. First edition. Illustrated with engravings throughout. This book was edited by Robin Howe after the untimely death of food researcher Zara Groundes-Peace. It includes British "old cookery lore, household recipes, advice on the choice of kitchen implements, and on dining etiquette". Rust colored cloth, with illustrated dust jacket in attached mylar protector (all copies we have... (Item #3432)
Price: $35.00
Mrs. Groundes-Peace's Old Cookery Notebook. Zara Groundes-Peace.
518.
Pure Food Products Heinz 57 Varieties Estd 1869 [Label].
[early 20th century]. Circle label, 28 cm. Beautiful Heinz pickle label. Heinz opened a pickle factory in Holland, Michigan in 1897, still operational today, it is the largest such factory in the world. Near fine. (Item #3641)
Price: $35.00
519.
Mt. Lebanon to Vermont; Autobiography of George Haddad : taken down by his daughter Emily Marie Haddad, with the assistance of Bernice Rachel Tuttle; with an introduction by John Abner Mead.
Rutland, Vt. The Tuttle Co. 1916. Octavo, 187 pages. Illustrated. First edition. Recorded by his daughter Emily Marie Haddad, with the assistance of Bernice Rachel Tuttle; with an introduction by John Abner Mead. While much of the book is the autobiography, the final thirty-five pages are given over to Syrian recipes, supplied by Mrs. George Haddad. One of the earliest – if not the earliest –appearance of Middle Eastern recipes... (Item #5307)
Price: $350.00
520.
Mt. Lebanon to Vermont; Autobiography of George Haddad : taken down by his daughter Emily Marie Haddad, with the assistance of Bernice Rachel Tuttle; with an introduction by John Abner Mead.
Rutland, Vt. The Tuttle Co. 1916. Octavo, 187 pages. Illustrated. First edition. Recorded by his daughter Emily Marie Haddad, with the assistance of Bernice Rachel Tuttle; with an introduction by John Abner Mead. While much of the book is the autobiography, the final thirty-five pages are given over to Syrian recipes, supplied by Mrs. George Haddad. One of the earliest – if not the earliest –appearance of Middle Eastern recipes... (Item #5315)
Price: $350.00
Mt. Lebanon to Vermont; Autobiography of George Haddad : taken down by his daughter Emily Marie Haddad, with the assistance of Bernice Rachel Tuttle; with an introduction by John Abner Mead. George Haddad, Emily Marie Haddad.
521.
Modern Domestic Cookery, And useful Receipt Book, adapted for Families in the Middling and Gentel Ranks of Life, with a Complete Family Physician. Instructions for Making British Wines, Brewing, Baking, &c.,&c.
London: Dean & Munday, 1820. Duodecimo, iv + 288 pages. Illustrated frontispiece and four engraved plates. Third edition, probable second printing. The book sports two title pages, one dated 1819 and one 1820, which leads us to presume that the printer just added the 1820 title page without removing the former. A fairly popular work that Oxford indicates had at least nine editions. Includes some interesting medical remedies, including this... (Item #2189)
Price: $350.00
Modern Domestic Cookery, And useful Receipt Book, adapted for Families in the Middling and Gentel Ranks of Life, with a Complete Family Physician. Instructions for Making British Wines, Brewing, Baking, &c.,&c. Elizabeth Hammond.
522.
Mrs. Ericsson Hammond's Salad Appetizer Cook Book.
New York: Mrs. Ericsson Hammond, 1924. Octavo (21 x 14.5 cm.), [viii]196 pages. Illustrated, with a frontispiece portrait of the author, an image of a cooking class, and numerous depictions of plated dishes. Detailed index. Menus. Cover subtitle: "First Supplement to The Swedish French American Cook Book". ~ Evident FIRST EDITION. A salad and appetizer cookbook, from the author of The Swedish French American Cook Book. Mrs. Hammond was the... (Item #6641)
Price: $45.00
Mrs. Ericsson Hammond's Salad Appetizer Cook Book. Mrs. Ericsson Hammond, Maria Mathilda Ericsson Hammond.
523.
Kitchen Prelude. (Mes Metiers).
London: Constable & Co. Ltd. 1932. Thick octavo, 309 pages. First English language edition. Translated by Dorothy Bolton. A memoir of the youthful years spent working in commercial kitchens, by this prominent French author. Hamp describes working in kitchens in both the U.K. and France. Put this on the shelf with other back-of-the-house masterworks like George Orwell's Down and Out in Paris and London, Nicholas Freeling's The Kitchen Book, and... (Item #5538)
Price: $350.00
524.
It Pays Every Time To have nice bright shiny Fixtures [...]
New York: F.H. Melville, Manufacturers' Agent, circa 1880. Handbill, 14.3 x 8.25 cm. Printed recto only. Illustrated advertisement for Spring Brass Coffee and Spice Scoops. “They make goods show up to a good advantage”. With size options, and price list. Offered by F.H. Melville, a New York manufacturers’ agent. Fine. (Item #3292)
Price: $35.00
It Pays Every Time To have nice bright shiny Fixtures [...]. Handbill - Coffee Scoops, F. H. Melville.
525.
The New Candy Department.
Alexandria, VA: C.C. Sartgis & Bro. printers, circa 1900. Printed handbill, 32.3 x 21.5 cm. Illustrated advertisement for the candy department of F.S. Harper, a Virginia wholesale grocery business. An assortment is offered here of over twenty varieties of sweets, plus a facsimile assortment for window display. Some creases, otherwise very good. (Item #3685)
Price: $75.00

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