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76.
Delightes for Ladies. Written Originally by Sir Hugh Plat. First Printed in 1602, London, England. Reprinted from the Edition of 1627. Illustrations from 1609 edition. Collated and Edited by...
Herrin, Illinois: Trovillion Private Press at the Sign of the Silver Horse, 1939. Tall duodecimo, 120 pages. First printing of this limited edition. Number 37 of 279 signed and numbered copies. A delightful small press printing of the noted agriculturalist and inventor Hugh Plat's popular early 17th Century cookbook, originally published in 1600 (not 1602 as indicated by this title page). Lacking the dust jacket that was issued with the... (Item #5043)
Price: $300.00
Delightes for Ladies. Written Originally by Sir Hugh Plat. First Printed in 1602, London, England. Reprinted from the Edition of 1627. Illustrations from 1609 edition. Collated and Edited by. Sir Hugh Plat.
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Delightes for Ladies. Written Originally by Sir Hugh Plat. First Printed in 1602, London, England. Reprinted from the Edition of 1627. Illustrations from 1609 edition. Collated and Edited by...
Herrin, Illinois: Trovillion Private Press at the Sign of the Silver Horse, 1939. Tall duodecimo, 120 pages. First printing of this limited edition; number 170 of 279 signed and numbered copies. A delightful small press printing of the popular early 17th Century cookbook from the noted agriculturalist and inventor Hugh Plat. The work was originally published in 1600 (not 1602 as indicated by this title page). Near fine in publisher's... (Item #4949)
Price: $90.00
Delightes for Ladies. Written Originally by Sir Hugh Plat. First Printed in 1602, London, England. Reprinted from the Edition of 1627. Illustrations from 1609 edition. Collated and Edited by. Sir Hugh Plat, Rosetta Clarkson.
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The Cooking Box: How to Make and Use It; Together with Eighty Economical Recipes Adapted for Fireless Cookery.
London; Colchester: National Society's Depository; Printed by Spottiswoode, Ballantyne and Co. Ltd. 1917. Small octavo (18.5 x 12.5 cm.), viii, [ii], 82 pages. Illustrated. Table of contents. First and only edition. Soused Mackerel, Irish Stew, Sea-Pie, Tripe and Onions, Swede Turnips, Treacle Pudding, Apple Charlotte: the eighty recipes are intended to reassure readers that standard English fare can readily be prepared economically in the cooking box. The phrase "fireless cooker"... (Item #5516)
Price: $150.00
The Cooking Box: How to Make and Use It; Together with Eighty Economical Recipes Adapted for Fireless Cookery. Constance Radcliffe-Cooke.
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The Experienced English House-keeper. For the Use and Ease of Ladies, The House-keepers, Cooks, &c., Wrote Purely from Practice. Dedicated to the Hon. Lady Elizabeth Warburton, Whom the Author lately served as Housekeeper...
Manchester: Printed by J. Harrop for the author, 1769. Octavo, iv+362 + xii pages. Two engraved folding plates of table settings. First edition. One of the most celebrated and popular of 18th century cookery books, placing the author in the same sphere as Hannah Glasse. In addition to her position as housekeeper to Lady Warburton, Raffald operated the Bull's Head Pub in Manchester, and the King's Head in Salford, both... (Item #2418)
Price: $2,500.00
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The Experienced English House-keeper. For the Use and Ease of Ladies, The House-keepers, Cooks, &c., Wrote Purely from Practice. Dedicated to the Hon. Lady Elizabeth Warburton, Whom the Author lately served as Housekeeper... The Seventh Edition.
London: Printed for the author, and sold by R. Baldwin, No. 47, in Pater-noster Row. 1780. Octavo, iii, [1], 412, xiv pages. Two engraved folding plates of table settings, and one folding plate of stove fires. Stated seventh edition. One of the most celebrated and popular of 18th century cookery books, placing the author in the same sphere as Hannah Glasse. In addition to her position as housekeeper to Lady... (Item #5170)
Price: $1,200.00
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The Experienced English Housekeeper. For the use and ease of ladies, housekeepers, cooks, &c., Written purely from practice. Dedicated to the Hon. Lady Elizabeth Warburton, whom the author lately served as housekeeper...
London: T. Wilson & R. Spence, 1806. Octavo, 397 pages. With three folding plates. A later, "New Edition, in which are inserted some celebrated Receipts by other modern Authors." Originally published in 1769, The Experienced English Housekeeper was one of the most celebrated and popular of 18th century cookery books, placing the author in the same sphere as Hannah Glasse. In addition to her position as housekeeper to Lady Warburton... (Item #2321)
Price: $1,200.00
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The Experienced English Housekeeper. For the use and ease of ladies, housekeepers, cooks, &c., Written purely from practice. Dedicated to the Hon. Lady Elizabeth Warburton, whom the author lately served as housekeeper...
London: Printed for J. Brambles, A. Meggitt, and J. Waters, by H. Mozley, Market-place, Gainsborough, 1805. 24mo., vii, [1], 282 pages. Frontispiece depicting a kitchen table laden with fish, flesh and fowl. One folding plate, depicting the stove fires; lacking the two plates of table settings. A later, “New Edition, in which are inserted some celebrated Receipts by other modern Authors” in a handy small format. Originally published in 1769... (Item #5169)
Price: $900.00
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The Experienced English Housekeeper. For the use and ease of ladies, housekeepers, cooks, &c., Written purely from practice. Dedicated to the Hon. Lady Elizabeth Warburton, whom the author lately served as housekeeper...
London: Printed for J. Brambles, A. Meggitt, and J. Waters, by H. Mozley, Gainsborough, 1814. 24mo., vii, [1], 282 pages. Frontispiece depicting a kitchen table laden with fish, flesh and fowl. One folding plate (of three). A later, "New Edition, in which are inserted some celebrated Receipts by other modern Authors" in a handy small format. Originally published in 1769, The Experienced English Housekeeper was one of the most celebrated... (Item #5171)
Price: $900.00
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Cookery and Housekeeping. A Manual of Domestic Economy for Large and Small Families. With eight coloured illustrations and numerous woodcuts. Third Edition.
London: Longmans Green and Co. 1882. Octavo, 540, [2] pages. Illustrated with eight chromo-lithographed plates and woodcuts in the text. Third edition, published in the same year as the first. A Victorian era cookbook aimed at reasonably modest households, with some of the menus containing more elaborate preparations. With an eye to a larger audience she states, "It is hoped that the greater portion of [the recipes] and the early... (Item #3105)
Price: $350.00
Cookery and Housekeeping. A Manual of Domestic Economy for Large and Small Families. With eight coloured illustrations and numerous woodcuts. Third Edition. Mrs. Henry Reeve, Christina Georgina Jane.
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Haybox Cookery.
London: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd. 1943. Octavo (19 x 12.5 cm.), 80 pages. Index. Second edition.Complete text of the first edition, with headings and chapter separations redesigned, now condensed to 80 pages from 108, and printed on much thinner paper, clear evidence of the wartime conservation of materials. In mustard publisher's cloth with green lettering. Very slight foxing on flyleaves and fore-edges; pages bright. Near fine. In near very... (Item #5528)
Price: $90.00
Haybox Cookery. Eleanour Sinclair Rohde.
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A Collection of Ordinances and Regulations, for the Government of the Royal Household, Made in Divers Reigns. From King Edward III. to King William and Queen Mary.
London: Printed for the Society of Antiquaries by John Nichols, 1790. Quarto, xxii + 476 pages. [leaf containing pages 169/170 in duplicates]. First edition of this collection of English Royal Household Manuscripts. The text discusses the duties and management of all of the staff of a royal household, including wages. The book concludes with the first printing of a collection of Fifteenth Century and earlier recipes, "From a Ms. in... (Item #2684)
Price: $1,200.00
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Breweries and Maltings: Their Arrangement, Construction, Machinery and Plant. Second edition. Revised, enlarged & partly re-written by Frederick Collyer.
London: E.&F.N. Spon, 1880. Octavo, viii, 178 pages + 20 plates. Second edition, revised and enlarged. This classic work on the scientific design of breweries was first published in 1871, and here significantly revised by Frederick Collyer, who in 1879 had become Scamell's partner in the architectural firm of Scamell and Collyer, one of the three major architecture firms in the UK specialized in breweries. The book was widely praised... (Item #1915)
Price: $300.00
Breweries and Maltings: Their Arrangement, Construction, Machinery and Plant. Second edition. Revised, enlarged & partly re-written by Frederick Collyer. George Scamell, Frederick Collyer.
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The Book of Bread.
London; Edinburgh: Maclaren & Sons, 37 and 38 Shoe Lane; printed by Turnbull & Spears, [1903]. Quarto (29 x 23 cm.), 336 pages. Index. Advertisements. Illustrated, with twelve full-page color illustrations, eight tipped-in half-tones; and two tipped-in original gelatin silver prints. First trade edition, second printing, differentiated from the first printing by twenty-four fewer pages, mostly advertisements and a list of subscribers to the deluxe edition, as well as undecorated... (Item #6695)
Price: $1,200.00
The Book of Bread. Owen Simmons.
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The compleat housewife, or, Accomplish'd gentlewoman's companion : being a collection of upwards of six hundred of the most approved receipts in cookery, pastry, confectionary, preserving, pickles, cakes, creams, jellies, made wines, cordials : with copper plates curiously engraven for the regular disposition or placing the various dishes and courses : and also bills of fare for every month in the year : to which is added, a collection of above three hundred family receipts of medicines : viz. drinks, syrups, salves, ointments, and various other things of sovereign and approved efficacy in most distempers, pains, aches, wounds, sores, &c. particularly Mrs. Stephen's medicine for the cure of the stone and gravel, and Dr. Mead's famous receipt for the cure of a bite of a mad dog : with several other excellent receipts for the same, which have cured when the persons were disordered, and the salt water fail'd : never before made publick : fit either for private families, or such publick-spirited gentlewomen as would be beneficent to their poor neighbours.With directions for marketing. The fifteenth edition, with additions.
London: Printed for R. Ware, S. Birt, T. Longman, C. Hitch, J. Hodges, J and J. Rivington, J. Ward, W. Johnston, and M. Cooper, 1753. Octavo, 396, xii pages. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece depicting the kitchen and staff of a good sized household, and with six folding plates of table settings. "After Hannah Glasse and, perhaps, Elizabeth Raffald, Eliza Smith is one of the best known of 18th Century... (Item #3908)
Price: $1,000.00
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A Shilling Cookery for the People: embracing an entirely new system of plain cookery and domestic economy. One hundred and eighty-fifth thousand.
London: Geo. Routledge & Co., Farringdon Street, 1858. Small octavo, x, 194, 16 pages. Index. Advertisements. Illustrated with a wood engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, and of Soyer's products (stewing pan, alarum clock, vegetable drainer, stewing pan, chimney jack, and "Soyer's Kitchen for the Army") in the index. publisher's advertisements to front endpapers and preliminaries, with additional ad for a new series of handbooks tipped-in. Styled "one hundred and... (Item #5830)
Price: $90.00
A Shilling Cookery for the People: embracing an entirely new system of plain cookery and domestic economy. One hundred and eighty-fifth thousand. Alexis Soyer.
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A Guide to Meat Inspection for Regimental Officers, Compiled under directions from the Quarter-Master General.
London: Harrison and Sons, Ltd. 1894. Octavo, 52 pages. Ads, with 13 plates, mostly chromolithographs of various whole animal and prime cuts. Second, and last, printing. This small military guidebook is mostly aimed at providing an outline for detecting substandard meat through inspection. The detailed chromolithograph illustrations include various sides and cuts of ox, bull, heifer, old cow, whether and ewe. A few neat ink notes to one of the... (Item #4511)
Price: $150.00
A Guide to Meat Inspection for Regimental Officers, Compiled under directions from the Quarter-Master General. Captain J. Stacpole, Lieutenant W. S. Melville.
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The Honours of the Table, or, Rules for Behaviour During Meals; with the whole art of carving, illustrated by a variety of cuts. Together with directions for going to market... by the author of Principles of politeness, &c. For the use of young people. Second Edition.
London: Printed for the author at the Literary-Press, No. 62 Wardour Street, Soho, and all Book-sellers in Town and Country, 1791. Duodecimo (16 x 10.5 cm.), 120, [4-12] pages. Illustrated with twenty-one wood engravings. Publisher's advertisements at rear. ~ Second edition. First issued in 1788, this juvenile etiquette manual for mealtime is best known for its extensive section on carving, well-illustrated with nineteen handsome woodcuts of carving instruction for different... (Item #6553)
Price: $1,500.00
The Honours of the Table, or, Rules for Behaviour During Meals; with the whole art of carving, illustrated by a variety of cuts. Together with directions for going to market... by the author of Principles of politeness, &c. For the use of young people. Second Edition. Thomas Trusler, c by the author of Principles of Politeness.
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Horse-Hoeing Husbandry: or, an Essay on the Principles of Vegetation and Tillage. Designed to introduce a new method of culture; wherein the produce of land will be increased, and the usual expence lessened. Together with accurate descriptions and cuts of the instruments employed in it. The third edition, very carefully corrected.
London: Printed for A. Millar, opposite to Catharine-street in the Strand, 1751. Octavo, xvi + 432 pages. Seven folding engraved plates. Complete. The third edition of Tull's agricultural classic, in which he introduced the seed drill. The drill, as well as various horse-drawn hoes and plows are illustrated in the plates. Tull was an early English proponent of the scientific advancement of agriculture, and helped bring about the British Agricultural... (Item #2326)
Price: $750.00
Horse-Hoeing Husbandry: or, an Essay on the Principles of Vegetation and Tillage. Designed to introduce a new method of culture; wherein the produce of land will be increased, and the usual expence lessened. Together with accurate descriptions and cuts of the instruments employed in it. The third edition, very carefully corrected. Jethro Tull.
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The French Cook. By Louis Eustache Ude, Ci-Devant Cook to Louis XVI, and the Earl of Sefton, and Steward to his Late Royal Highness the Duke of York. The Eighth Edition, Greatly Enlarged.
London: William H. Ainsworth, Old Bond-Street, 1827. Octavo, xl, 498 pages. Ads. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, and nine plates illustrating bills of fare. Eighth edition, greatly enlarged. Perhaps the most extravagant work on French cookery published in England up to that time, first issued in 1813. This eighth edition was issued with a much abbreviated title, describing the author more than the contents, and, I believe... (Item #3730)
Price: $750.00
The French Cook. By Louis Eustache Ude, Ci-Devant Cook to Louis XVI, and the Earl of Sefton, and Steward to his Late Royal Highness the Duke of York. The Eighth Edition, Greatly Enlarged. Louis Eustache Ude.
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The French Cook; a System of Fashionable, Practical, and Economical Cookery, Adapted to the Use of English Families. Twelfth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged.
London: John Ebers & Co. 1833. Octavo, 485 pages. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, and nine plates illustrating bills of fare. Twelfth edition. Perhaps the most extravagant work on French cookery published in England up to that time, first issued in 1813. Internally tight and clean. Some internal soiling, with a few dog-eared pages and some offsetting from the frontispiece. In half calf, rebacked with a gilt-stamped... (Item #3921)
Price: $400.00
The French Cook; a System of Fashionable, Practical, and Economical Cookery, Adapted to the Use of English Families. Twelfth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged. Louis Eustache Ude.
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The French Cook; a system of fashionable, practical, and economical cookery, adapted to the use of English families. Twelfth edition, corrected and enlarged, with an appendix of observations on meals of the day...
London: John Ebers & Co., 27, Old Bon-Street, 1833. Octavo, xlviii, 485, [3] pages. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, and nine plates illustrating bills of fare. Twelfth edition, corrected and enlarged. Perhaps the most extravagant work on French cookery published in England up to that time, first issued in 1813. A particularly handsome copy, in publisher's original patterned green cloth with gilt-titled spine. Some internal light soiling... (Item #5560)
Price: $500.00
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Food Diet Values.
Liverpool: C. Tinling & Co. [1917]. 19 x 13 cm, 15 pages. First edition. In the midst of World War I, Walker compiled excerpts from "a Blue Book dealing with the question of the Decrease of Native Population of the Colony of Fiji, published in 1896" to address the food crisis facing England. Fijian planter George Aloys Peat argues a deficiency of food led to a population decrease. Walker supplements... (Item #3585)
Price: $50.00
Food Diet Values. W. Hall Walker, George Aloys Peat.
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The English Cookery Book: Uniting A Good Style with Economy, and Adapted to all persons in Every Clime; Containing many Unpublished Receipts in Daily Use by Private Families, Collected by a Committee of Ladies, and Edited by J.H. Walsh.
London: G. Routledge & Co. 1859. Small octavo, 375 pages. Second printing of this collection, drawn in great part from the editor's earlier work, Domestic Economy (1857). Compiled from the home recipe collections of the contributors. Internally near fine, in very good gold stamped green cloth boards, with one-half red calf spine, titled and decorated in gilt, and with five raised bands. The spine has been professionally and attractively rebacked... (Item #1932)
Price: $500.00
The English Cookery Book: Uniting A Good Style with Economy, and Adapted to all persons in Every Clime; Containing many Unpublished Receipts in Daily Use by Private Families, Collected by a Committee of Ladies, and Edited by J.H. Walsh. J. H. Walsh.
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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: Printed for R. Blamire, Strand, 1791. Quarto, [2] lx, 137, [1 blank] pages. First edition. Illustrated with two aquatints, 'A Saxon Entertainment", and "The Peacock Feast" (the later double-paged). Engraved title page. 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 last three centuries... (Item #2686)
Price: $1,500.00
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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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: Printed for R. Blamire, Strand, 1791. Quarto, [2] lx, 137, [1 blank] pages. First edition. Illustrated with two aquatints, 'A Saxon Entertainment", and "The Peacock Feast" (the later double-paged). Engraved title page. 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 last three centuries... (Item #3865)
Price: $2,000.00

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