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Antiquitate Culinariae; or Curious Tracts relating to the Culinary affairs of the Old English. With a preliminary discourse, Notes and Illustrations, By the Reverend Richard Warner, of Sway, near Lymington, Hants.
London: Prospect Books, 1981. Quarto, [2] lx, 137, [1 blank] pages. One of 400 numbered copies. Facsimile of the original 1791 edition. Illustrated with two images, "A Saxon Entertainment", and "The Peacock Feast" (the later double-paged). Warner was a prominent English antiquarian and divine. This work was one of the first to examine the history of early English cookery, at the forefront of a scholarly movement that developed over the... (Item #4950)
Price: $60.00
Antiquitate Culinariae; or Curious Tracts relating to the Culinary affairs of the Old English. With a preliminary discourse, Notes and Illustrations, By the Reverend Richard Warner, of Sway, near Lymington, Hants. Richard Warner.
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Wine in Peace and War. With Decorations by Rex Whistler.
London: Saccone & Speed, [1947]. Octavo, 77 pages. First ordinary edition of this work commissioned by the London vintners Saccone & Speed. An account of the wine merchant's history. Endpapers a bit spotted as usual, otherwise a very good copy in cream pictorial boards. [Gabler 43040]. (Item #1574)
Price: $400.00
Wine in Peace and War. With Decorations by Rex Whistler. Evelyn Waugh.
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The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs.
New York/London: W.W. Norton, 2006. Octavo, 390 pages. First American edition. As far as we are able to determine, the first novel with a restaurant inspector as protagonist. A fine copy, signed by the author. (Item #1669)
Price: $90.00
The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs. Irvine Welsh.
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The White-Watson Menu and Recipe Book. Menus and Recipes for Every Meal on Every Day of the Year.
London: English Universities Press/Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d., circa 1937]. Thick octavo, 382 pages. Photographically illustrated. First edition. includes menus for every day of the year. Very good in publisher's light blue cloth tiny bit of creasing to the spine. (Item #2967)
Price: $60.00
The White-Watson Menu and Recipe Book. Menus and Recipes for Every Meal on Every Day of the Year. Evelyn White, Jessie R. Watson.
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The Domestic Encyclopaedia, or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge : comprehending a concise view of the latest discoveries, inventions, and improvements, chiefly applicable to rural and domestic economy ; together with descriptions of the most interesting objects of nature and art ; the history of men and animals, in a state of health or disease ; and practical hints respecting the arts and manufactures, both familiar and commercial ; illustrated with numerous engravings and cuts
London: Printed for Murray and Highley ... Vernor and Hood ... G. Kearsley ... H.D. Symonds and Thomas Hurst ... and the author, 1802. Four volumes. Octavos, xvi, [2], 528; xiii, 512; xii, 512; xiii, 492 pages. 28 plates (complete), one hand-colored, plus illustrations in the text. First edition, of the first domestic encyclopedia in the English language, an encyclopedia aimed at the rural household, with emphasis on agriculture and... (Item #4050)
Price: $1,000.00
The Domestic Encyclopaedia, or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge : comprehending a concise view of the latest discoveries, inventions, and improvements, chiefly applicable to rural and domestic economy ; together with descriptions of the most interesting objects of nature and art ; the history of men and animals, in a state of health or disease ; and practical hints respecting the arts and manufactures, both familiar and commercial ; illustrated with numerous engravings and cuts. A. F. M. Willich, Anthony Florian Madinger.
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Vine Products Ltd. Schedule Showing Specimens of a Number of British Sherry Labels with Details of Origin and Dates of Commencement of Usage in the United Kingdom.
1967. Folder bound with ribbon, 9.5" x 13.5". 4 typed pages with table of contents, plus 33 actual labels attached to sheets of paper with thin pins; seven letters from manufacturers and distributors; and one folding chart from the "Trademark Journal." A printed cover label, with details in ink, states, "High Court of Justice Chancery Division, Mr. Justice Cross, The 14th Day of Feb'y, 1967, Vine Products Ltd. v. Mackenzie... (Item #2249)
Price: $1,200.00
Vine Products Ltd. Schedule Showing Specimens of a Number of British Sherry Labels with Details of Origin and Dates of Commencement of Usage in the United Kingdom. Wine Labels.
107.
An Account of the Foxglove, and Some of its Medical Uses: with remarks on dropsy and other diseases.
London: Broomsleigh Press, n.d. Octavo, 207 pages. Folding frontispiece. Number 70 of 250 copies. Facsimile of the first edition, originally published in Birmingham by Swinney in 1785. A classic of medical history, one of the first clinical trials of a drug. Withering used Digitalis Purpurea, or foxglove, to treat congestive heart failure. Some soiling to grey cloth covered boards, otherwise near fine. Printed on a thick, laid paper. (Item #2661)
Price: $150.00
An Account of the Foxglove, and Some of its Medical Uses: with remarks on dropsy and other diseases. William M. D. Withering.
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Leibig Company's Practical Cookery Book. A collection of new and useful recipes in every branch of cookery.
London: Liebig's Extract of Meat Company, Limited, 1893. Small octavo, 104 pages. Illustrated. First edition. Practical recipes, as long as one enjoys meat extract in nearly everything. Justus von Liebig's Meat Extract was produced in Uruguay and sold worldwide, promising health and vitality. These were issued in various bindings, this copy in black and gold printed red cloth. Red boards lightly soiled, otherwise very good. [OCLC locates eleven copies, only... (Item #2769)
Price: $150.00
Leibig Company's Practical Cookery Book. A collection of new and useful recipes in every branch of cookery. Mrs. H. M. Young, Liebig Company.
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Leibig Company's Practical Cookery Book. A collection of new and useful recipes in every branch of cookery.
London: Liebig's Extract of Meat Company, Limited, 1893. Small octavo, 104 pages. Illustrated throughout. First edition. Practical recipes, as long as one enjoys meat extract in nearly everything. Justus von Liebig's Meat Extract was produced in Uruguay and sold worldwide, promising health and vitality. These were issued in various bindings, this copy in black and gold printed red cloth. Internally age-toned throughout; somewhat brittle. Hinges pulling a bit. Red boards... (Item #5682)
Price: $90.00
Leibig Company's Practical Cookery Book. A collection of new and useful recipes in every branch of cookery. Mrs. H. M. Young, Liebig Company.

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