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226.
Every-Day Dishes and Every-Day Work.
Battle Creek, MI: Modern Medicine Publishing Company, 1897. Octavo, 184, [8] pages. Ads. First edition. A collection of recipes from the Superintendent of the Cooking School at the Kellogg Sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan. Many of the recipes include the use of cereals and grains, including products of the Sanitarium's Health Food Company. The final chapter covers efficient use of time, economizing money and material, and practical work systems. Some... (Item #4985)
Price: $150.00
Every-Day Dishes and Every-Day Work. Mrs. E. E. Kellogg, Ella Ervilla.
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The Fishes of New England. The Salmon Family. Part 2- The Salmon.
Boston: Published for the Society, 1935. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History. Volume 9, Number 1. Quarto, 166 pages. Illustrated, with eleven color plates. First edition. An important monograph on the salmon, which includes a chronological history of Salmon fishing in New England and a bibliography of the salmon of New England. Each of the eleven fish depicted in the beautiful color plates were taken in Maine: from... (Item #5266)
Price: $180.00
The Fishes of New England. The Salmon Family. Part 2- The Salmon. William Converse Kendall, Walter H. Rich.
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[Broadside] Kingery's Celebrated Peanut Roaster and Warmer Combined [and] Peerless and Giant Freezers.
Cincinnati, OH: circa 1882. Two-sided advertising broadside, 29.8 x 22.2 cm. Illustrated advertisement, printed on both sides. For Cincinnati, Ohio purveyor S.S. Kingery. On one side, Kingery promotes a combined peanut roaster and warmer. Includes description, capacity, ordering options, and testimonials. The other side advertises two types of ice cream makers, the "Giant Freezer" and the "Peerless Freezer". Some very slight edge wear and fold creases, fine condition. [OCLC locates... (Item #3286)
Price: $200.00
[Broadside] Kingery's Celebrated Peanut Roaster and Warmer Combined [and] Peerless and Giant Freezers. S. S. Kingery.
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The Cook's Oracle : Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery on the Most Economical Plan for Private Families: Also, the Art of Composing the Most Simple and Most Highly Flavored Broths, Gravies, Soups, Sauces, Store Sauces, and Flavouring Essences...
Boston: Munroe and Frances, no. 4 Cornhill, 1822. 16mo., viii, 380 pages. First US edition, "From the last London edition, which is almost entirely rewritten. With an appendix by the American publishers." Originally titled Apicius Redivivus, this was one of the most popular early 19th century cookbooks, both in England and America. Contains a number of ketchup recipes, and the recipe for Wow-Wow Sauce, for which Kitchiner is credited as... (Item #2445)
Price: $800.00
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The Cook's Oracle : Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery on the Most Economical Plan for Private Families: Also, the Art of Composing the Most Simple and Most Highly Flavored Broths, Gravies, Soups, Sauces, Store Sauces, and Flavouring Essences...
Boston: Munroe and Frances, no. 4 Cornhill, 1822. 16mo., viii, 380 pages. First American edition, "From the last London edition, which is almost entirely rewritten. With an appendix by the American publishers." Originally titled Apicius Redivivus, this was one of the most popular early Nineteenth century cookbooks, both in England and America. Contains a number of ketchup recipes, and the recipe for Wow-Wow Sauce, of which Kitchiner is credited as... (Item #5180)
Price: $500.00
The Cook's Oracle : Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery on the Most Economical Plan for Private Families: Also, the Art of Composing the Most Simple and Most Highly Flavored Broths, Gravies, Soups, Sauces, Store Sauces, and Flavouring Essences. William Kitchiner.
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The Cook's Oracle : Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery on the Most Economical Plan for Private Families: Also, the Art of Composing the Most Simple and Most Highly Flavored Broths, Gravies, Soups, Sauces, Store Sauces, and Flavouring Essences...
Boston: Munroe and Frances, no. 4 Cornhill, 1823. 16mo., viii, 380 pages. Mispaginated as described in Lowenstein. Second US edition, "From the last London edition, which is almost entirely rewritten. With an appendix by the American publishers." Originally published in London, 1817, and titled, Apicius Redivivus, this was one of the most popular early 19th century cookbooks both in England and America. Contains a significant section(s) of Sauces, Gravies, etc.... (Item #5340)
Price: $350.00
The Cook's Oracle : Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery on the Most Economical Plan for Private Families: Also, the Art of Composing the Most Simple and Most Highly Flavored Broths, Gravies, Soups, Sauces, Store Sauces, and Flavouring Essences. William Kitchiner.
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101 Ways to Prepare Macaroni.
Brooklyn, NY: V. La Rosa & Sons, Inc. 1937. Duodecimo, 94 pages. First edition. A small recipe book compiled by New York-based pasta manufacturer. La Rosa & Sons, founded in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in 1914. Just two years before the publication of this booklet, The Brooklyn Eagle declared Brooklyn the "U.S. Macaroni Center". The authors go out of their way to expound on the healthfulness and non-fattening nature of macaroni, and... (Item #2183)
Price: $50.00
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[Collection of 30 Vermont Jelly and Preserves Labels].
Brattleboro, VT: Brattleboro Jelly Company, circa 1890. 30 labels, various sizes between 6 x 6 cm and 10.5 x 13 cm. Full color lithographs produced by several printers including Forbes Lithograph Company of Boston and Brooks Bank Note Company, also of Boston. Among this collection are sixteen labels for A.L. Blair’s pickle products including sweet pickles, piccalilli, mustard relish, chow chow, horseradish, onions, wine vinegar, and cauliflower; six Brattleboro Jelly... (Item #3756)
Price: $500.00
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The Pentucket Housewife. A Manual for Housekeepers, and Collection of Recipes, Contributed by the Ladies of the First Baptist Church, Haverhill, Mass. Third Edition.
Haverhill, MA: Press of Chase Bros. 1888. Octavo, 146, [10], pages. Ads. Index. Title page printed in red and black. Third edition. An attractively produced church community cookbook, with attributed recipes. Includes a large selection of gingerbreads. A number of recipes penciled in on the rear blanks. Some light soiling and wear throughout, Previous owner's name in pencil to front fly. Edgewear to the attractively gilt-stamped blue green cloth. [OCLC... (Item #3564)
Price: $200.00
The Pentucket Housewife. A Manual for Housekeepers, and Collection of Recipes, Contributed by the Ladies of the First Baptist Church, Haverhill, Mass. Third Edition. Haverhill Ladies of the First Baptist Church, Mass.
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Guide for Nut Cookery : Together with a brief history of nuts and their food values. Illustrated.
Battle Creek, Michigan: Joseph Lambert & Company, 1899. Octavo, 451 pages, ad. First edition. Full color offset lithography, color process illustration of chestnut; numerous line drawings and halftone photographic illustrations throughout. In bumped and mildly soiled black- and green-printed/illustrated green-brown boards. All edges marbled. Slight hinge cracking and edge wear and staining to endpapers, otherwise very good. [OCLC locates thirty three copies; Bitting, pager 271; Cagle 434]. (Item #4834)
Price: $150.00
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A Rhode Island Rule Book.
Providence, Rhode Island: Oxford Press, 1940. Small octavo (18.5 x 13.5 cm.), 82 pages. Second printing. A facsimile of what we are told was an early 19th century manuscript cookbook, though it remains a mystery how the compiler of a book created in the early 19th century could be the mother of the woman who issued this printed version in 1939. Some dampstaining and light soiling to endpapers; a bit... (Item #6715)
Price: $50.00
A Rhode Island Rule Book. Leah Inman; LeValley A. Inman Lapham.
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Mrs. Rasmussen's Book of One-Arm Cookery.
New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1946. Octavo, 101 pages. Illustrated by George Price. First edition. A humorous, just post-war collection of recipes for those who prefer to drink and smoke while cooking. Some tiny pencil notes to the rear paste down, and a bit of offsetting to the front same, otherwise a fine copy in a fine, unclipped dust jacket. (Item #2204)
Price: $60.00
Mrs. Rasmussen's Book of One-Arm Cookery. Mary Lasswell.
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Domestic cookery, useful receipts, and hints to young housekeepers. Fifth Edition.
Baltimore: Cushings and Bailey, 1853. Octavo, viii, 310 pages. Fifth edition. Originally published in 1845, the book found its final form in 1851, and this is the 1853 printing of that edition. One of a number of Quaker cookbooks of the period, along with those Mrs. Widdifield, and Mrs. Nicholson. William Woys Weaver notes that this book does not wear its Quakerism on its sleeve, but reaches for a wider... (Item #4703)
Price: $1,500.00
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The Harcourts: Illustrating the benefit of retrenchment and reform, by a Lady. Part III. Stories from real life,
New York; Boston: S. Colman; Weeks, Jordan & Co. 1837. Duodecimo (16 x 10 cm.), 144 pages. Evident FIRST EDITION. A lengthy scolding on the dangers of "keeping up appearances", third in the series, Stories from Real Life, Designed to teach true independence and domestic economy. Lacking front and rear free endpapers. Foxed throughout; leaf with pages 7-8, with a closed tear. In rubbed and faded, original pebbled black cloth... (Item #6543)
Price: $60.00
The Harcourts: Illustrating the benefit of retrenchment and reform, by a Lady. Part III. Stories from real life, Hannah Farnham Sawyer Lee.
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The Cook's Own Book. An American Family Cook Book ; Containing more than twenty-five hundred receipts, for cooking every kind of meat, fish, and fowl, and making of soups, gravies, pastry, preserves and essences: together with a complete system of confectionery. Miss Leslie's Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry, Cakes, and Sweetmeats, the Art of Carving, etc., etc. By A Boston Housekeeper.
New York: James Miller, Publisher, 779 Broadway, 1864. Octavo, 300 + 37 pages. First edition, thirteenth printing (after Cagle). Originally published, under the title The Cook's Own Book, in 1832. Illustrated with a chromolithograph frontispiece and five tipped-in plates. Engraved line drawings throughout the text of the carving section. A wonderful source for early 19th century recipes, arranged alphabetically in two columns, which results in the proximity of 'Hashed Hare'... (Item #2616)
Price: $250.00
The Cook's Own Book. An American Family Cook Book ; Containing more than twenty-five hundred receipts, for cooking every kind of meat, fish, and fowl, and making of soups, gravies, pastry, preserves and essences: together with a complete system of confectionery. Miss Leslie's Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry, Cakes, and Sweetmeats, the Art of Carving, etc., etc. By A Boston Housekeeper. N. K. M. Lee.
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The Cook's Own Book. An American Family Cook Book ; Containing more than twenty-five hundred receipts, for cooking every kind of meat, fish, and fowl, and making of soups, gravies, pastry, preserves and essences: together with a complete system of confectionery. Miss Leslie's Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry, Cakes, and Sweetmeats, the Art of Carving, etc., etc. By A Boston Housekeeper.
New York: James Miller, Publisher, 779 Broadway, 1864. Octavo, 300 + 37 pages. First edition, thirteenth printing (after Cagle). Originally published, under the title The Cook's Own Book, in 1832. Illustrated with a chromolithograph frontispiece and five tipped-in plates. Engraved line drawings throughout the text of the carving section. A wonderful source for early 19th century recipes, arranged alphabetically in two columns, which results in the proximity of Hashed Hare... (Item #4195)
Price: $350.00
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Chafing-Dish Recipes.
New York: D. Appleton & Co. 1902. Octavo, viii, 82 pages. Detailed table of contents. Later printing, originally published in 1896. A rather high-toned chafing dish recipe book by the "Principal and Owner of the Brooklyn and New York Cooking Colleges". The Fish and Shellfish sections are terrific, with Hot Clam Pepper Roast, Fried Frogs a la Poulette. Tiny bit of bumping to head and foot of spine, a few... (Item #2679)
Price: $60.00
Chafing-Dish Recipes. Gesine Lemcke.
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Chafing-Dish Recipes.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1912. Octavo, 84 pages. Detailed table of contents. Later printing, originally published in 1896. A rather high-toned chafing dish recipe book by the "Principal and Owner of the Brooklyn and New York Cooking Colleges". The Fish and Shellfish sections are terrific, with Hot Clam Pepper Roast, Fried Frogs a la Poulette. Includes an interesting section on punches and mixed drinks. Tiny bit of bumping... (Item #4992)
Price: $60.00
Chafing-Dish Recipes. Gesine Lemcke.
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Preserving and Pickling.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1900. Squarish octavo (21.5 x 15 cm.), 115 pages. Index. Early printing, originally published 1899. A thorough preserving book, from the "Principal and owner of cooking schools" and author of a number of other cookbooks, including European and American Cuisine. With an introduction on the basics, and a large collection of recipes for fruits, vegetables, cordials, pickles and more, all arranged by ingredient. Includes... (Item #6219)
Price: $60.00
Preserving and Pickling. Gesine Lemcke.
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Miss Leslie's Seventy-five Receipts, for pastry, cakes, and sweetmeats.Twentieth Edition.
New York and Boston: C.S. Francis & Co. 1847. Duodecimo, [5], 6-120 pages. Styled twentieth edition, but a later printing of the Tenth Edition (after Cagle). The first work by the prolific cookbook author Eliza Leslie. Considered the earliest example of a cookbook in which recipes are throughout broken into their three distinct components: name, ingredients, and instructions. Leslie went on to publish Domestic French Cookery, the second French cookbook... (Item #4844)
Price: $400.00
Miss Leslie's Seventy-five Receipts, for pastry, cakes, and sweetmeats.Twentieth Edition. Eliza; Charles Stephen Francis Leslie, by Miss Leslie of Philadelphia.
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Stories for Helen.
Philadelphia: Henry F. Anners, Chestnut Street/Printed by King & Baird, 1845. Duodecimo, 140 pages. Frontispiece. First edition under this title. One of a number of works of fiction by the popular Philadelphia cookbook author. The stories were originally included in Atlantic Tales, published in 1833. Owner's ink inscription to front fly; a bit of foxing and age-toning throughout, otherwise very good, in original blind- and gilt-stamped green cloth. [OCLC locates... (Item #5163)
Price: $120.00
Stories for Helen. Miss Eliza Leslie.
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Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches. Thirty First Edition, with Improvements, Supplementary Receipts, and a New Appendix.
Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1848. Octavo, 4 ads, 511 pages. Styled the thirty first edition, but Cagle's work would indicate it is the Third Edition, seventh printing. Originally issued in 1837. The third cookery title from this Pennsylvania woman, one of the earliest of American cookbook authors. Internally near very good, with some soiling throughout. Professionally rebacked, in brown calf, with original boards, and a new gilt-titled and ruled black... (Item #2081)
Price: $300.00
Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches. Thirty First Edition, with Improvements, Supplementary Receipts, and a New Appendix. Miss Leslie, Eliza.
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New Receipts for Cooking. Comprising all the New and Improved Methods, for preparing all kinds of Soup, Fish, Oysters... with lists of articles in season and suited to go together for breakfasts, dinners, and suppers...
Philadelphia: T.B Peterson & Brothers, 306 Chestnut Street, [1854]. Octavo, 520, 8 pages. Publisher's advertisements. Third edition, third printing, Philadelphia, 1856 (see Cagle for details on the printing history). Originally published under the title, The Lady's Receipt Book, (1847), and enlarged under the title Miss Leslie's Ladies' New Receipt Book in 1850. Recipes clearly written in narrative style. Internally quite fresh and clean; recipes and ownership notes in pencil and... (Item #5656)
Price: $250.00
New Receipts for Cooking. Comprising all the New and Improved Methods, for preparing all kinds of Soup, Fish, Oysters... with lists of articles in season and suited to go together for breakfasts, dinners, and suppers. Miss Leslie, Eliza.
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In Pursuit of Flavor.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. Octavo (21.5 x 16cm.), viii, 323 pages. Illustrated by Louisa Jones Waller. FIRST EDITION. The third book from one of the most beloved of American chefs and cookbooks authors. Tiny bit of light spotting to the top edge of text block, otherwise fine in pictorial yellow cloth. In a near fine dust jacket. (Item #6194)
Price: $75.00
In Pursuit of Flavor. Edna Lewis, Mary Goodbody.
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Buckskin Cookery. Souvenir Cookbook of Pioneer Recipes Donated by Old Timers and Natives of B.C.Vol. I: The Pioneer Section & Vol. II: The Hunting Section.
Quesnel, B.C. Gwen Lewis, 1957. Two volumes, small octavos, 56 & 56 pages. First edition. Contains recipes for Northwest pioneer staples including bannocks, Saskatoon jelly, Buried fruit, and various medicinal concoctions. The hunting volume includes game recipes for coyote, buffalo pemmican, mud pack salmon, moose tongue, and much more. Very thorough little books. Both near fine in publisher's printed wrappers. (Item #1884)
Price: $90.00
Buckskin Cookery. Souvenir Cookbook of Pioneer Recipes Donated by Old Timers and Natives of B.C.Vol. I: The Pioneer Section & Vol. II: The Hunting Section. Gwen Lewis, pub.

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