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76.
L'art d'accommoder les restes dédié aux petites fortunes, par un gastronome émérite.
Paris: Achille Faure Libraire-Editeur, 1866. Duodecimo, 180 pages. First edition. A collection of 311 culinary observations, with a culinary calendar. With the ex libris stamp of H.J. Grossi and a bookseller’s stamp to the rear paste down. Little bump to head of spine, otherwise a fine copy in contemporary green buckram. [Vicaire, Bitting (later edition)]. (Item #1646)
Price: $350.00
L'art d'accommoder les restes dédié aux petites fortunes, par un gastronome émérite. Anonymous.
77.
Six Hundred Dollars a Year, a wife's effort at low living under high prices.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. 16mo., vii, 183 pages. First edition. A novel addressing the strains of running a household during the Civil War, including the challenges of War-time taxation, speculation, oil fever, inflation, etc. A section in which the main character considers charitable work with the Sanitation Commission or ladies' charitable groups is enlightening. Some soiling to a few pages. Previous owner's inscription to endpapers; newspaper clipping bearing a.... (Item #5264)
Price: $100.00
Six Hundred Dollars a Year, a wife's effort at low living under high prices. Anonymous.
78.
What Shall We Eat? A Manual for Housekeepers. Comprising a Bill of Fare for Breakfast, Dinner, and Tea, for Every Day of the Year. With an Appendix, containing recipes for pickles and sauces.
New York: G.P. Putnam & Son, 661 Broadway, 1868. Octavo, 134 pages, [6] ads (variously paginated). First edition. A special forward on breakfast, includes the following: "A breakfast should be as carefully composed as a dinner. Secure by art what is due to the dignity of the meal, and give it its true position." With the bookplate of Mrs. John Calvin Smith, wife of the cartographer and member of the... (Item #3812)
Price: $250.00
What Shall We Eat? A Manual for Housekeepers. Comprising a Bill of Fare for Breakfast, Dinner, and Tea, for Every Day of the Year. With an Appendix, containing recipes for pickles and sauces. Anonymous.
79.
What Shall We Eat? A Manual for Housekeepers. Comprising a Bill of Fare for Breakfast, Dinner, and Tea, for Every Day of the Year. With an Appendix, containing recipes for pickles and sauces.
New York: G.P. Putnam & Son, 661 Broadway, 1868. Octavo, 134 pages, [6] ads (variously paginated). First edition. A special forward on breakfast, includes the following: "A breakfast should be as carefully composed as a dinner. Secure by art what is due to the dignity of the meal, and give it its true position." Some soiling throughout; hinged a bit shaken; in publisher's blank-ruled and gilt-titled brown cloth. Cloth is... (Item #4990)
Price: $90.00
What Shall We Eat? A Manual for Housekeepers. Comprising a Bill of Fare for Breakfast, Dinner, and Tea, for Every Day of the Year. With an Appendix, containing recipes for pickles and sauces. Anonymous.
80.
Intention.
Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1958. Octavo (21.5 x 14 cm.), 93 pages. First edition, second impression. A classic of twentieth-century philosophy, by Wittgenstein's star pupil and literary executor, Elizabeth Anscombe. "Anscombe's classic work is the font from which all subsequent philosophical thought about agency flows" (Robert B. Brandom). Donald Davidson called this book "the most important treatment of action since Aristotle". "What Anscombe has done is to cut through a whole... (Item #6488)
Price: $100.00
Intention. G. E. M. Anscombe, Elizabeth Anscombe.
81.
The Ramrod Broken: or, the Bible, history, and common sense in favor of the moderate use of Good Spiritous Liquors.
Boston: Albert Colby and Company, no. 20 Washington Street, 1859. Small octavo (19.5 x 13.5 cm.), 300, 12 pages. FIRST EDITION. The publisher's advertisement refers to the anonymous journalist as "...one of the most popular editors in New England". Chapters on wine and spirits, tea and coffee, recipes for 'domestic liquors', the 'unconstitutionality of prohibition', etc. Some staining to edges of first few leaves; light foxing, otherwise clean and sound... (Item #6376)
Price: $75.00
The Ramrod Broken: or, the Bible, history, and common sense in favor of the moderate use of Good Spiritous Liquors. Anti-Temperance – "A New England Journalist"
82.
De opsoniis et condimentis sive arte coquinaria libri X cum lectionibus variis atque indice edidit Joannes-Michael Bernhold. [De re coquinaria].
[Lubeck]: n.p. [1790]. Octavo, [14], 230 pages. Engraved title and dedication pages. All edges dappled red. The final edition of Apicius to reprint the 1542 Humelberg text, which therefore closes the Renaissance tradition for the author. In the preface to this edition of the Apicius collection of Roman cookery recipes – the oldest collection of recipes to survive from antiquity – Joannes Michael Berhold refers to a Mediolani edition of... (Item #3580)
Price: $1,500.00
De opsoniis et condimentis sive arte coquinaria libri X cum lectionibus variis atque indice edidit Joannes-Michael Bernhold. [De re coquinaria]. Marcus Gavius Apicius.
83.
The Roman Cookery Book: A Translation of The Art of Cooking by Apicius for use in the Study and the Kitchen.
London: George G. Harrap & Co. LTD, 1978. Octavo, 240 pages. Later printing. With drawings Katerina Wilczynski and photographic plates. English translation of the classic ancient cookery text, The Art of Cooking by Apicius. The work dates to fourth or early fifth century AD Rome. "It is not probable that any one of the three Roman epicures who bore the name of Apicius was the author of this book. The... (Item #3498)
Price: $30.00
The Roman Cookery Book: A Translation of The Art of Cooking by Apicius for use in the Study and the Kitchen. Barbara Apicius: Flower, Elisabeth Rosenbaum.
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The Roman Cookery Book: a critical translation of The Art of Cooking by Apicius, for use in the Study and the Kitchen.
London & New York: Peter Nevill Limited, 1958; [1960]. Octavo, 240 pages. Illustrated with drawings Katerina Wilczynski and photographic plates. FIRST EDITION of this English translation of the classic ancient cookery text, The Art of Cooking by Apicius. The copyright states 1958 for the modern text, but the book was not printed and issued until 1960, as indicated by the imprint at rear from i.p.e.m. printers of Cassino, Italy. The... (Item #6085)
Price: $60.00
The Roman Cookery Book: a critical translation of The Art of Cooking by Apicius, for use in the Study and the Kitchen. Apicius, Barbara Flower, Elisabeth Rosenbaum.
85.
The Art of Preserving All Kinds of Animal and Vegetable Substances for Several Years.
London: Mallinckrodt, 1966. Octavo, 165 pages. Facsimile of 1812 edition; volume I in Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics. In the late 18th century Appert developed a strictly empirical method for maintaining and extending the line of supply of food for military campaigns, this text recounts that process. In black slipcase with some edge wear. Wrappers with some rubbing. Owner's name and date stamped to front wrapper and bookseller's ticket to... (Item #3524)
Price: $25.00
The Art of Preserving All Kinds of Animal and Vegetable Substances for Several Years. M. Appert.
86.
The Delectable Past: The Joys of the Table from Rome to the Renaissance, from Queen Elizabeth I to Mrs. Beeton. The Menus, the Manner and the most delectable Recipes of the past masterfully recreated for cooking and enjoying today.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964. Large octavo, 254 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. From Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and Elizabethan England to late 19th-century America this social history of food, eating, and drinking contains numerous historic recipes. Previous owner inscription. Quarter-cloth in heathered gray boards decorated with gilt and purple, slight bumping to corners else fine condition. In dust jacket with edge-wear and chipping. (Item #3465)
Price: $35.00
The Delectable Past: The Joys of the Table from Rome to the Renaissance, from Queen Elizabeth I to Mrs. Beeton. The Menus, the Manner and the most delectable Recipes of the past masterfully recreated for cooking and enjoying today. Esther B. Aresty.
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The Delectable Past: The Joys of the Table from Rome to the Renaissance, from Queen Elizabeth I to Mrs. Beeton. The Menus, the Manner and the most delectable Recipes of the past masterfully recreated for cooking and enjoying today.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964. Large octavo, 254 pages. First edition. Illustrated throughout. From Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and Elizabethan England to late 19th-century America this social history of food, eating, and drinking contains numerous historic recipes. Quarter-cloth in heathered gray boards decorated with gilt and purple, slight bumping to corners else fine condition. In dust jacket with edge-wear and chipping. (Item #3466)
Price: $35.00
The Delectable Past: The Joys of the Table from Rome to the Renaissance, from Queen Elizabeth I to Mrs. Beeton. The Menus, the Manner and the most delectable Recipes of the past masterfully recreated for cooking and enjoying today. Esther B. Aresty.
88.
The Salmon Fisheries of England, 1868, From Authentic Information Obtained from the House of Commons, to Which is Added Valuable and Exclusive Information, Extracted from the Reports of the Commissioners of Fisheries in France, America, Norway, & Russia.
London/Bath: Longmans, Green, & CO./William Lewis, "Directory" Office, 1868. Small octavo, 17.6 x 11.3 cm, 117 pages. FIRST EDITION. Color lithographed frontispiece. A digest of the issues and failing policies facing British salmon fisheries. Threats to fisheries throughout the North Atlantic arose in the 19th century, and despite many laws to regulate salmon in England, all proved ineffectual. Thomas Ashworth expands the issue beyond the British quandary to include extracts... (Item #3321)
Price: $600.00
The Salmon Fisheries of England, 1868, From Authentic Information Obtained from the House of Commons, to Which is Added Valuable and Exclusive Information, Extracted from the Reports of the Commissioners of Fisheries in France, America, Norway, & Russia. Thomas Ashworth.
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The New York Cook-Book, Being the Art of Cooking in a Palatable, Digestible, and Economical Manner. With Instructions in Carving and Arranging the Table for Dinners, Parties, Etc.
New York: G.W. Carleton & Co., Publishers, 1880. Thick octavo, 337, 57, [15] pages. First edition. The final 57 pages is a reprint of The New Family Receipt Book, containing household and medical recipes. Closed tear to pages 119-120, some medium foxing, Some tiny paint flecks and scuffing to covers of gilt- and black decorated green cloth. Spine partially discolored (rubbed?), and with the author's name misspelled "Aster". Previous owner's... (Item #4994)
Price: $180.00
The New York Cook-Book, Being the Art of Cooking in a Palatable, Digestible, and Economical Manner. With Instructions in Carving and Arranging the Table for Dinners, Parties, Etc. Mrs. Jane Astor.
90.
Athenaiou Deipnosophiston Biblia Pentekaideka. Athenaei Dipnosophistarvm, Hoc Est argute sciteque conuiuio disserentum. Lib. XV, quibus nunc quantum operae ac diligentiae adhibitum sit satis fiedei erit.
Basileae: Joannes Valderus, 1535. Quarto, [34], 333, [1]. Second edition. Text in Greek, editor's notes in Latin & Greek. One of the most important works of late classical antiquity dealing with food, wine, and table customs, dating from the third century A.D. The book is a fictionalized symposium of twenty one artists, writers, musicians and surgeons, discussing all things that, according to Greek custom, should adorn a banquet. The names... (Item #3160)
Price: $4,500.00
Athenaiou Deipnosophiston Biblia Pentekaideka. Athenaei Dipnosophistarvm, Hoc Est argute sciteque conuiuio disserentum. Lib. XV, quibus nunc quantum operae ac diligentiae adhibitum sit satis fiedei erit. Athenaeus Naucratites, Jakob Bedrott.
91.
The Science of Nutrition. Treatise Upon the Science of Nutrition; The Aladdin Oven, What It is. What It Does. How It Does It. Dietaries Carefully Computed (under the direction of Mrs. Ellen H. Richards. Tests of the Slow Methods of Cooking in the Aladdin Oven, etc., etc.
Boston: Damrell & Upham / The Old Corner Bookstore, 1894. Octavo, 179, [ii] pages. Illustrated. Later printing, originally issued in 1892. A combination treatise on nutrition, cookbook and technical manual for the Aladdin Oven, invented by our author Edward Atkinson. "Men have no right to scold their wives, or use swear words about the cook, and find fault with their meals in a constant and promiscuous way, if they only... (Item #4960)
Price: $90.00
The Science of Nutrition. Treatise Upon the Science of Nutrition; The Aladdin Oven, What It is. What It Does. How It Does It. Dietaries Carefully Computed (under the direction of Mrs. Ellen H. Richards. Tests of the Slow Methods of Cooking in the Aladdin Oven, etc., etc. Edward Atkinson.
92.
Suggestions Regarding the Cooking of Food... With Introductory Statement Regarding the Nutritive Value of Comon Food Materials, by Mrs. Ellen Richards.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1894. Octavo, 31 pages. First edition. The author lays out his theory of cooking, loosely based on the Norwegian Cooking Box, and that applies mostly low heat to slowly cook foods with, what the author claims, is minimal waste of food, heat and fuel. Toward the end, the New England clambake is described as an example of the application of low heat. Small chips to... (Item #2877)
Price: $60.00
Suggestions Regarding the Cooking of Food... With Introductory Statement Regarding the Nutritive Value of Comon Food Materials, by Mrs. Ellen Richards. Edward Atkinson, Mrs. Ellen Richards, U S. Department of Agriculture.
93.
A Bibliography of Household Books Published in Britain, 1800-1914.
London: Prospect Books, 1987. Quarto, 438 pages. First edition. 22 illustrations throughout. Bibliography of household books, from domestic economy, servants, domestic medicine and childcare, and etiquette, with over 750 titles all dating 1800-1914. Very good in blue cloth, with spine-sunned dust jacket. (Item #3510)
Price: $90.00
A Bibliography of Household Books Published in Britain, 1800-1914. Dena Attar.
94.
Orchard And Small Fruit Culture. Third Edition.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1947. Octavo, 627 pages. Illustrated. Third edition. A complete and thorough work on the subject of orchards and small fruit, from "one of the major influences of American horticulture" (OSU, History of Horticulture). Small dampstain to top of a few pages at rear, otherwise near fine, in publisher's green cloth. (Item #2940)
Price: $40.00
Orchard And Small Fruit Culture. Third Edition. E. C. Auchter, H B. Knapp.
95.
Aunt Kate's Household Annual.
London & Dundee: John Leng & Company, [1932]. Thick octavo, 252 pages. Illustrated throughout. First edition. A cookbook with a preliminary calendar for the year 1933. Not quite an almanac/cookbook but in that vicinity. This is the only year for which we can find any record, so the annual aspect of the book was short-lived. The illustrations throughout include color illustrations of various dishes, and black and white photographic illustrations... (Item #5294)
Price: $150.00
Aunt Kate's Household Annual. Aunt Kate.
96.
Austin, Nichols & Co. Trade Circular & Price List, New York, April 11, 1879.
New York: Austin, Nichols & Company, 1879. Small quarto in wrappers, 21 pages. Importers and dealers in teas, staple and fancy groceries, Austin, Nichols, & Company issued trade circular highlighting goods available in their New York location. From cabinets, cigarettes, and soap to olive oil, rock candy and French capers, wide variety of items listed along with illustrated advertisements for specific brands. Fold-creases and some edge-wear, otherwise very good condition... (Item #3265)
Price: $200.00
Austin, Nichols & Co. Trade Circular & Price List, New York, April 11, 1879. Nichols Austin, Co.
97.
S.S. City of Lisbon, Air Conditioning of Main Dining Saloon. Installed by Bailey Refrigeration Company, Inc, 340 Hamilton Ave. Brooklyn. Tel: Main 5-6866.
Brooklyn, NY: Bailey Refrigeration Company, Inc. 1947. Ring bound cardstock. Title page, plus 5 original photographs, laid down on card stock, and hand colored cover photo illustration. Depicts the main dining room and related equipment room for the air conditioning apparatus. Presumably made in a very small number as a promotional piece for the firm. Leaves are pulling away from the rings at the wholes (not affecting the photographs, except... (Item #3122)
Price: $250.00
S.S. City of Lisbon, Air Conditioning of Main Dining Saloon. Installed by Bailey Refrigeration Company, Inc, 340 Hamilton Ave. Brooklyn. Tel: Main 5-6866. Inc Bailey Refrigeration Company.
98.
The Berry-pickers, Operetta in two acts for young people. Illustrative of incidents in country life. Written by W.H. Putnam; composed by E.H. Bailey.
Boston: White, Smith & Co. 1883. Quarto in wrappers (26 x 18 cm.), 104 pages. FIRST & ONLY EDITION of this vocal score with piano accompaniment. An ad appearing in the March 1884 issue of the publisher’s Folio Magazine described The Berry-Pickers as a “new and original operetta in two art--, adapted to the use of young people, and designed to illustrate scenes in country life” (page 142). A later... (Item #6720)
Price: $90.00
The Berry-pickers, Operetta in two acts for young people. Illustrative of incidents in country life. Written by W.H. Putnam; composed by E.H. Bailey. E. H. Bailey, W. H. Putnam.
99.
The South American Gentleman's Companion [two volumes] An Exotic Cookery Book [with] An Exotic Drinking Book.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1951. Two volumes. Octavos, 224 & 225 pages. First trade edition. One of the great world traveling culinary writers. This separate, two volume, collection of culinary and cocktail recipes, this time focused on South America. Baker's writings on exotic cocktails recipes are second to none. Lacking the slipcase, some light sunning to spines of blue cloth, otherwise very good. With the bookplate of famed hotelier Ferdinand Sperl. (Item #4873)
Price: $120.00
100.
Potable Water and Methods of Detecting Impurities.
New York: Van Nostrand Company, 1899. Duodecimo, 97 pages + 9 ads. First edition. A small text book on how to obtain and test potable water. Fine in publisher's printed green cloth. Scarce. (Item #1921)
Price: $100.00
Potable Water and Methods of Detecting Impurities. M. N. Baker.

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