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51.
How to Cook or Serve Eggs in a Hundred Different Ways.
London: George Routledge & Sons, [1866]. Small octavo, 63 pages. Third edition. Surprisingly scarce English household manual on egg cookery, one of a series of "cheap manuals" written by Hill and sold for sixpence. Publisher's original limp cloth. Bit of insect or rodent damage to upper cover edges, light cover soil and wear, otherwise very good. [OCLC locates no copy in the US; Bitting, page 228; Cagle 746, listing other Hill titles]. (Item #2712)
Price: $150.00
52.
One Hundred and Sixty Culinary Dainties: for the Epicure, the Invalid and the Dyspeptic.
London: Dean & Son, n.d. c. 1884. Octavo, 150 pages + 2 ads. The Chef du Cuisine of "Messrs. Gunter & Co... and many of the Nobility" offers here a collection of dishes which in our world seem hardly dainty or appropriate for the invalid. Instead, within we find a meat centric extravaganza including "Curried Pheasants", and "Bombs of Fat Livers a l"Ambrosia'. There are a few beef teas, and... (Item #2289)
Price: $150.00
One Hundred and Sixty Culinary Dainties: for the Epicure, the Invalid and the Dyspeptic. Samuel Hobbs.
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The Italian Confectioner; or, Complete Economy of Desserts: Containing the Elements of the Art, According to the Most Modern and Approved Practice. Third Edition, Corrected and Enlarged.
London: William H. Ainsworth, 1827. Octavo, 276 pages, with two folding plates and a frontispiece portrait of the author. Third edition, corrected and enlarged. The author's full name was William Alexis Jarrin [Guglielmo Alexis]. In early editions, including this one, the name is abbreviated "G.A." Later he anglicized his name was abbreviated "W.A." "In 1820 Jarrin published The Italian Confectioner, through which he is best known. The book sits within... (Item #1944)
Price: $1,250.00
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Warne's Model Cookery with Complete Instructions in Household Management and Recipes for Breakfast Dishes. Bread, Biscuits, etc. Fish and Soups. Sauces and Gravies. Beef, Mutton. Lamb, Venison. Veal, Pork. Poultry and Game. Made Dishes and Entrées. Meat and Fish Pies, etc. Vegetables. Potting and Collaring. Pastry and Puddings. Soufflés and Omelets. Creams and Jellies. Relishes, Custard. Ices and Cakes. Dessert. Preserves and Pickles. Butter and Cheese. Wines, Drinks, and Ale. Cookery for the Sick. Bills of Fare. Duties of Servants, etc. Compiled and edited by Mary Jewry.
London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co, [circa 1900]. Thick octavo (20.5 x 16 cm.), vi, 728, [2] pages. Index. Advertisements. Illustrated with six chromolithographic plates, and engravings in the text. Main text in double columns. Later, undated printing. The original publication, in a much smaller format, was issued in 1868. Bound in original red cloth, gilt, with decorated boards. Some sunning to red cloth at spine; a bit... (Item #6348)
Price: $120.00
Warne's Model Cookery with Complete Instructions in Household Management and Recipes for Breakfast Dishes. Bread, Biscuits, etc. Fish and Soups. Sauces and Gravies. Beef, Mutton. Lamb, Venison. Veal, Pork. Poultry and Game. Made Dishes and Entrées. Meat and Fish Pies, etc. Vegetables. Potting and Collaring. Pastry and Puddings. Soufflés and Omelets. Creams and Jellies. Relishes, Custard. Ices and Cakes. Dessert. Preserves and Pickles. Butter and Cheese. Wines, Drinks, and Ale. Cookery for the Sick. Bills of Fare. Duties of Servants, etc. Compiled and edited by Mary Jewry. Mary Jewry, Compiled and.
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Warne's Model Cookery with Complete Instructions in Household Management and Recipes for Breakfast Dishes. Bread, Biscuits, etc. Fish and Soups. Sauces and Gravies. Beef, Mutton. Lamb, Venison. Veal, Pork. Poultry and Game. Made Dishes and Entrées. Meat and Fish Pies, etc. Vegetables. Potting and Collaring. Pastry and Puddings. Soufflés and Omelets. Creams and Jellies. Relishes, Custard. Ices and Cakes. Dessert. Preserves and Pickles. Butter and Cheese. Wines, Drinks, and Ale. Cookery for the Sick. Bills of Fare. Duties of Servants, etc. Compiled and edited by Mary Jewry.
London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co, [circa 1900]. Thick octavo (20.5 x 16 cm.), vi, 728, [2] pages. Index. Advertisements. Illustrated with six chromolithographic plates, and engravings in the text. Main text in double columns. Later, undated printing. The original publication, in a much smaller format, was issued in 1868. Bound in original red cloth, gilt, with decorated boards. Some sunning to red cloth at spine; a bit... (Item #6349)
Price: $120.00
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Robinson's Patent Barley : Recipes for Soups, Meats, Puddings, Cakes, etc., specially compiled for Keen, Robinson & Co., Ltd., London, E. C., by a Diplomée of Cookery.
London: Keen, Robinson & Co. [circa 1900]. Small octavo, 36 pages. First edition. Rare collection of one hundred traditional English recipes, each now promoting the use of Robinson's tinned barley crystals. The tentative dating is based on the corporate history of the venerable Keen's mustard and Robinson's barley brands. Keen, Robinson & Co. was acquired by the Colman mustard company in 1903. Wear and staining to covers, paper lightly age-toned;... (Item #3005)
Price: $200.00
Robinson's Patent Barley : Recipes for Soups, Meats, Puddings, Cakes, etc., specially compiled for Keen, Robinson & Co., Ltd., London, E. C., by a Diplomée of Cookery. Robinson Keen, Ltd Co.
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The Art of Cookery, In Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry. With some Letters to Dr. Lister, and Others: Occasion'd principally by the Title of a Book publish'd by the Doctor, being the Works of Apicius Coelius, Concerning the Soups and Sauces of the Antients. With an Extract of the greatest Curiosities contain'd in that Book. To which is added, Horace's Art of Poetry, in Latin. By the Author of the Journey to London. Humbly Inscrib'd to the Honourable Beef Steak Club.
London: Printed for Bernard Lintott at the Cross-Keys between the two Temple Gates in Fleet-Street. [1708]. Octavo, 160 pages. First authorized version [Cagle, citing Foxon, indicates an unauthorized folio edition published in 1707]. The book consists of letters to Dr. Lister and others, followed by parallel editions of Horace's Art of Poetry, and King's Art of Cookery. The poem is the author's satire on Lister's translation of Apicius. The author... (Item #2808)
Price: $750.00
The Art of Cookery, In Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry. With some Letters to Dr. Lister, and Others: Occasion'd principally by the Title of a Book publish'd by the Doctor, being the Works of Apicius Coelius, Concerning the Soups and Sauces of the Antients. With an Extract of the greatest Curiosities contain'd in that Book. To which is added, Horace's Art of Poetry, in Latin. By the Author of the Journey to London. Humbly Inscrib'd to the Honourable Beef Steak Club. William King.
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The Clergy-Man's Recreation : Shewing the Pleasure and Profit of the Art of Gardening. [With:] The Gentleman's Recreation : or the Second Part of the Art of Gardening Improved. Containing Several New Experiments and Curious Observations relating to Fruit Trees: Particularly a New Method of Building Walls with Horizontal Shelters.
London: Printed for Bernard Lintott, between the Temple Gates in Fleet Street, 1717. Two works bound as one. Octavo, 84 & [19], 115, [1] pages. Fifth and Second editions, respectively. The "first original eighteenth century English treatise on gardening" [Henrey, p. 415], together with its companion, The Gentleman's Recreation. In 1718, following the printing of this volume, a third work was added, The Fruit-garden Kalendar... in order to make his... (Item #2848)
Price: $1,000.00
The Clergy-Man's Recreation : Shewing the Pleasure and Profit of the Art of Gardening. [With:] The Gentleman's Recreation : or the Second Part of the Art of Gardening Improved. Containing Several New Experiments and Curious Observations relating to Fruit Trees: Particularly a New Method of Building Walls with Horizontal Shelters. John Lawrence, Laurence.
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Five to a Feast.
London: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd, 1948. Octavo, 29 pages. First edition. A collection of essays, including the author's attempt to recreate a 14th century banquet. Layton was a caterer, and the other essays describe some of the escapades encountered in that noble profession. With the tiny ink bookseller stamp of Sotheran to front end papers, and some pencil bookseller description to rear end papers. Otherwise a fine copy in... (Item #2054)
Price: $150.00
Five to a Feast. T. A. Layton.
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The London Produce Market, (Mincing lane), being a section of the work "The Exchanges of London at the beginning of the twentieth century".
London: Heywood and Company, Limited, 150 Holborn, E.C.; Printed by Spottiswode & Co., Ltd. 1904. Large quarto (29 x 24 cm.), viii, 1-86, [plates], 1-58 pages. FIRST EDITION. One section, complete in and of itself, of a massive documentation of the Exchanges of London. A detailed description of the history, people, and product of the London Produce Market (Mincing Lane). The work contains: "an historical survey of the London Produce... (Item #6118)
Price: $1,500.00
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Mrs. Lucas's French Cookery Book. With some Additional Hints from English and American Kitchens.
London: Christophers, 1929. Octavo, 231 pages. First edition. Not so much a cookbook of French recipes as an application of French techniques to English cooking, with an eye to bringing the later to new heights. Includes a chapter on wine and its appropriate use with certain dishes. A few small dog-ears, otherwise fine, in publisher's blue cloth, in a very near fine dust jacket. (Item #2737)
Price: $150.00
Mrs. Lucas's French Cookery Book. With some Additional Hints from English and American Kitchens. Elizabeth Lucas.
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The New London Family Cook : or, Town and Country Housekeepers' Guide; Comprehending Directions for Marketing, With Illustrative Plates, on a Principle entirely new; General Observations, and Bills of Fare for every Week of the Year; Practical Instructions for preparing Soups, Broths, Gravies, Sauces, and Made Dishes.
London: Albion Press. Printed for J. and J. Cundee, Ive-Lane, [1811]. Octavo, 634 pages [lacking pages 633-634 (final leaf of index)]. Frontispiece portrait of the author and ten plates. Later printing of the third edition. Originally issued c. 1800 by J. Robins, with the second edition by J. Cundee in 1808. MacDonald was the Head Cook a the Bedford Tavern and Hotel, Covent-Garden. The condition is good only, with some... (Item #2674)
Price: $350.00
The New London Family Cook : or, Town and Country Housekeepers' Guide; Comprehending Directions for Marketing, With Illustrative Plates, on a Principle entirely new; General Observations, and Bills of Fare for every Week of the Year; Practical Instructions for preparing Soups, Broths, Gravies, Sauces, and Made Dishes. Duncan MacDonald.
63.
Scrapbook containing individual recipes in French and English.
England, France: [circa 1840-1910]. Quarto-sized scrapbook (28.5 x 23 cm.), with twenty-three individual recipe sheets pasted-in. Texts in English and French. An odd collection of loose recipes on individual sheets. We've been unable to make sense of the particular selection, which includes a number of duplicate recipes, for rather unusual dishes, appearing side by side. Three of the recipes are on printed stationery. Recipes include: [illeg.] Glace, Pouding au Chocolat... (Item #6731)
Price: $250.00
Scrapbook containing individual recipes in French and English. Manuscript – recipe scrapbook.
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A New System of Domestic Cookery : comprising practical and valuable receipts for preparing soups, gravies, made dishes, roasting, boiling, stewing, frying, &c. With useful instructions for selecting and purchasing all articles of food ; the whole art of confectionary ; and instructions for preserving and pickling, brewing, &c., &c.
London: William Tegg, 1868. Thick small octavo, [2], [iii]-xlviii, [49]-432 pages. [3] leaves of plates. Frontispiece. Originally printed in late 1805 but dated forward to 1806. The book went through dozens of printings. The author originally intended the book for use by her daughters, and borrowed a good number of the recipes in the original edition from her ancestor, Mary Kettilby. This has been called the "earliest manual of household... (Item #5227)
Price: $120.00
A New System of Domestic Cookery : comprising practical and valuable receipts for preparing soups, gravies, made dishes, roasting, boiling, stewing, frying, &c. With useful instructions for selecting and purchasing all articles of food ; the whole art of confectionary ; and instructions for preserving and pickling, brewing, &c., &c. Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell, by a. Lady.
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A New System of Domestic Cookery; Formed Upon Principles of Economy. And adapted to the Use of Private Families. By a Lady.
London: Printed for John Murray, Fleet-Street; J. Harding, St. James's-Street; and A. Constable and Co., Edinburgh; at the Union Printing-Office, St. John's Square, by W. Wilson, 1808. Duodecimo (10 x 16 cm.), [22], xxx, [2], 351, [1, advertisement] pages. Engraved frontispiece, plus nine additional leaves of plates in text. New edition, corrected [i.e., Third edition]. Originally published in 1806 and frequently revised and reprinted under a variety of titles in... (Item #4379)
Price: $400.00
A New System of Domestic Cookery; Formed Upon Principles of Economy. And adapted to the Use of Private Families. By a Lady. Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell, by a. Lady.
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The Book of Ices, Including Cream and Water Ices, Sorbets, Mousses, Iced Souffles and Various Iced Dishes, with Names in English and French.
London: Marshall's School of Cookery, n.d. Octavo, 80 pages. Advertisements. Later printing. Near fine in gilt stamped bright blue cloth. From the library of Carl Sontheimer and with the bookplate of his foundation. [Bitting page 310; not in Cagle]. (Item #2544)
Price: $200.00
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Mrs. A.B. Marshall's Cookery Book, with seventy illustrations.
London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.; Marshall's School of Cookery, [1891]. Octavo, 468, [24] pages. Illustrated. Advertisements. Styled "twenty-fifth thousand". Cagle, which includes only a later edition, states that the first edition was 1888. The publication date of this volume is drawn from the advertisement facing the title page which states Mrs. Marshall's Larger Cookery Book (published 1891) is "just out". Very light foxing to a few leaves, otherwise... (Item #6347)
Price: $200.00
Mrs. A.B. Marshall's Cookery Book, with seventy illustrations. Mrs. A. B. Marshall, Agnes B. Marshall.
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Mrs. A.B. Marshall's Cookery Book. With seventy illustrations.
London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.; Marshall's School of Cookery, [1887]. Octavo, 468, [24] pages. Illustrated. Advertisements. Styled "twentieth thousand". The date is drawn from several advertisements at the rear. Cagle, which includes only a later edition, states that the first edition was 1888. Some slight edgewear to gilt-titled green cloth, otherwise very good. Previous owner's name and date, "1893" to title page. [Bitting, page 310; Cagle 856 (later... (Item #4871)
Price: $150.00
69.
On Planting and Rural Ornament. A Practical Treatise.
London: Printed for G. Nicol, Bookseller to His Majesty, 1803. Two volumes. Octavos, xxii+408+7 pages index & xx.+ 454 +4 pages index. Third edition. The first volume contains information on woodlands, hedgerows, forestry, the history of planting, and the use of place. The second volume contains a thorough dictionary of trees. Marshall was one of the first professional landscape improvers to write a manual. Internally near fine, pages generally fresh... (Item #1890)
Price: $500.00
On Planting and Rural Ornament. A Practical Treatise. Marshall, William.
70.
Country Contentments Courtesies and Customs. A little book treating of subjects delicate and subtile. Newly set forth...
London: The Medici Society, 1929. Duodecimo, 80 pages. First edition of this collection of excerpts from writers on country matters of the 10th through 18th century. The author has borrowsed her title from Gervase Markham's 16th century work. Authors quoted here include Sir Hugh Plat, Thomas Tusser, Nicholas Culpeper and Cockayne. Fine in publisher's paper covered decorated boards, with orange cloth spine and paste-down label. In near fine dust jacket. (Item #1897)
Price: $50.00
Country Contentments Courtesies and Customs. A little book treating of subjects delicate and subtile. Newly set forth. Moira Meighn.
71.
Drinking with Pepys.
London/New York: Macmillan & Co Ltd./St. Martin's Press, 1963. Octavo, 125 pages. 1st edition, US issue, with the St. Martin's sticker, added to the foot of the dust jacket. The author has "collated all Pepy's allusions to alcohol, to Possets and Syllabubs, Cellerage and Cooperage". Very good in publisher's red cloth, in a near very good, lightly spine faded dust jacket with a few older tape repairs to the corners... (Item #2029)
Price: $35.00
Drinking with Pepys. Oscar A. Mendelsohn.
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The Gardeners Kalendar Directing What Works are Necessary to be Performed Every Month in the Kitchen, Fruit, and Pleasure-Gardens, As also in the Conservatory and Nursery. Shewing I. The particular Seasons for the Propagation of all Sorts of Esculent Plants and Fruits, with the Times with the time when each Sort is proper for the Table. II. The proper Seasons for Transplanting all Sorts of Trees, Shrubs, and Plants, with the Time of their Flowering. By Philip Miller, F. R. S. Member of the Botanic Academy at Florence, and Gardener to the Worshipful Company of Apothecaries, at their Botanic Garden in Chelsea With a List of the Medicinal Plants, which may be gathered for Use each Month.
London: Printed for the Author; and sold by John Rivington in St. Paul’s Church-Yard, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, H. Woodfall, etc. 1769. Very Good. Fifteenth Edition. lxvi, [ii], 382, [22] pages. Engraved frontispiece and five folding plates. Occasional light browning. A very good copy in full recent calf, in matching style. (Item #5057)
Price: $500.00
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The Art of Cookery made Easy and Refined; comprising ample directions for preparing every article requisite for furnishing the tables of the nobleman, gentleman, and tradesman.
London: Printed for J. Nunn, 1808. Octavo, viii, [16], [12], 211 pages. With engraved dedication leaf, and 12 engraved plates depicting monthly 'bills of fare'. Fourth edition. John Mollard was "one of the proprietors of Freemasons' Tavern, Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields", and dedicates his work to another restaurateur, Lawrence Laforest of the London Tavern, Bishopsgate Street, London. The recipes are designed for restaurant, rather than private catering, and... (Item #3439)
Price: $1,200.00
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Children of Love.
London: The Poetry Bookshop, 1914. Octavo 32 pages. First edition. An early work by Monro, poet, publisher, and founder of the Poetry Bookshop. Text block age-toned but clean and sound. Wrappers brittle and edgeworn. Front panel cleanly separated at hinge. A good copy. Signed by Monro on a slip of paper pasted to the center of the title page, and inscribed on the title page by Monro to W.H. Davies... (Item #5253)
Price: $350.00
Children of Love. Harold Monro.
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The "Daily Mail" Cookery Book
London: Associate Newspapers, Ltd. 1920. Octavo, 200 pages plus advertisements. Mrs. Peel, formerly Co-Director of Woman's Service, Ministry of Food and Director of the "Daily Mail" newspaper Domestic Bureau, presents an indexed recipe book with processes, procedures, and household tips. The "Daily Mail" Cookery Book is the outcome of the "Daily Mail" Food Bureau, which in one year issued to its readers 268,289 recipes. In her introduction, Mrs. Peel cites... (Item #3135)
Price: $50.00
The "Daily Mail" Cookery Book. Dorothy C. Peel.

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