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Invoice/Order Sheet for Kitchen Stoneware.
Lyons, NY: Fisher & Lang/Republican Print, 1883. Billhead. [Illustrated order sheet]. 35.6 (h) x 21.6 (w) cm. Illustrated. Invoice/order sheet for stoneware items purchased from Fisher & Lang (established 1828), a New York purveyor of pots, jugs, pans, and pitchers. Illustrated with seven images of various pot styles, including Cream Pots, Molasses Jugs, Churns, Spittoons, Cala Lilly Pots, and more. Marked in pencil in one hand and thus indicates the... (Item #3268)
Price: $300.00
Invoice/Order Sheet for Kitchen Stoneware. Fisher, Lang.
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The Prudent Housewife, or Compleat English Cook; Being the newest Collection of the most genteel and least expensive Recipes in every Branch of Cookery, viz. Going to Market; for Roasting, Boiling, Frying, Hashing, Stewing, Broiling, Baking, and Fricasseeing. Also, for Making Puddings, Custards, Cakes, Cheese Cakes, Pies, Tartsm Ragouts, Soups, Jellies, Syllabubs, &c... Twentieth Edition.
London: Sabine and Son, no. 81 Shoe Lane, Fleet Street, [c. 1800]. Octavo, 120 pages. Some woodcut illustrations in the text. Stated twentieth edition. One of the most popular of English eighteenth-century cookbooks. According to the 24th edition of this book, Lydia Fisher was "Late cook and House-keeper to the Duke of Newcastle, Marquis of Rickingham &c. upward of 50 years." The dating of editions of this book is debated... (Item #2193)
Price: $2,000.00
The Prudent Housewife, or Compleat English Cook; Being the newest Collection of the most genteel and least expensive Recipes in every Branch of Cookery, viz. Going to Market; for Roasting, Boiling, Frying, Hashing, Stewing, Broiling, Baking, and Fricasseeing. Also, for Making Puddings, Custards, Cakes, Cheese Cakes, Pies, Tartsm Ragouts, Soups, Jellies, Syllabubs, &c... Twentieth Edition. Lydia Fisher.
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The Art of Eating. The Collected Gastronomical Works.
Cleveland and New York: World Publishing Company, 1954. Octavo, 748 pages. With a photographic jacket portrait of the author by Man Ray. First edition of this one volume collected edition of the great food writer's first five books, including her first, Serve It Forth (1937), Consider the Oyster (1941), How to Cook a Wolf (1942), The Gastronomical Me (1943), and An Alphabet for Gourmets (1948). A large portion of the... (Item #2314)
Price: $350.00
The Art of Eating. The Collected Gastronomical Works. M. F. K. Fisher.
4.
A Considerable Town.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978. Octavo, 208 pages. First edition. A celebration of Marseille, "its glory and wickedness, past and present; its life, its legend, its mystery." The incomparable Fisher writes with love history and memories of Marseilles and its people. Text is very good in publisher's cloth. In dust jacket with very slight edge- wear. (Item #3236)
Price: $20.00
A Considerable Town. M. F. K. Fisher.
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Dubious Honors.
San Francisco: North Point Press, 1988. Octavo, 212 pages. First edition. A collection gathered on the occasion of the author's 80th birthday, Dubious Honor features over 32 introductions (to her own books and those by others) on a wide range of subjects, from Japanese cooking to Robert Louis Stevenson. "Marvelously bright (and sometimes biting) ... and to further satisfy her legions of voracious fans, she has written new introductions to... (Item #3234)
Price: $35.00
Dubious Honors. M. F. K. Fisher.
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Here Let Us Feast, A Book of Banquets. An Epicure's Zestful Visit to the Festive Boards of Ancient & Modern Literature.
New York: Viking Press, 1946. Octavo, 491 pages. First edition of this anthology of literary and historical excerpts, along with the author's own writings. A near fine copy in like dust jacket. (Item #1680)
Price: $150.00
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How to Cook a Wolf.
New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1942. Octavo, 261 pages. First edition. Fisher's second book, following Serve it Forth. Previous owner's name in pencil to free front end paper, some spotting to text block edges, otherwise very good in publisher's gray cloth. In somewhat worn, and edge chipped dust jacket. (Item #2011)
Price: $300.00
How to Cook a Wolf. M. F. K. Fisher.
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Spirits of the Valley.
New York: Targ Editions, 1985. Quarto (29 x 20 cm.), 21 pages. FIRST EDITION, limited to 250 copies signed by the author. The twenty-fifth work published by Targ Editions. A short memoir of Fisher's early California life. In paste paper-covered boards over tan cloth with paper spine label. Some rubbing to bottom edge of boards, otherwise fine, in original glassine. (Item #6756)
Price: $250.00
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With Bold Knife and Fork.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1969. Octavo (23.5 x 16 cm.), 318 pages. Index. FIRST EDITION. A collection of essays originally written for Fisher's column "Gastronomy Recalled" in the The New Yorker. Includes over one hundred forty recipes. Gift inscription to the half-title, otherwise near fine in publisher's cloth; some pages dog eared. Publisher's dust jacket is price clipped, lightly soiled and chipped at the head of the spine. Good only. (Item #6577)
Price: $50.00
With Bold Knife and Fork. M. F. K. Fisher.
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Fisher's Improved House-keeper's Almanac, and family receipt book. 1869.
Philadelphia: Fisher & Brother, no. 9 N. Sixth Street, 1868. Booklet, sewn on cord (19.5 x 15.5 cm.), [2], 35, [1] pages (including printed wrapper). Illustrated and with illustrated printed wrappers. Compiler information from foot of page 2, "Astronomical calculation by Lawrence J. Ibach, Sheridan P.O., Lebanon Co., Pa." Title and publication date from cover. Single issue for the year 1968, of the annual almanac which originated in 1849 (for... (Item #6412)
Price: $90.00
Fisher's Improved House-keeper's Almanac, and family receipt book. 1869. Laurence J. ; Fisher & Brother Ibach, compiler.