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365 Vegetable Dishes: a Vegetable Dish for every day in the year.
Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co. 1910. Small octavo, 205 pages. First edition. Illustrated with vignettes printed in orange. One of 365 Dishes series produced by Jacobs starting 1901, including 365 Breakfast Dishes, 365 Luncheon Dishes, 365 Dinner Dishes, 365 Foreign Dishes, 365 Tasty Dishes. The first two volumes in the series: Luncheon and Breakfast, issued in 1901 and 1902 respectively, credited the sources of the recipes, which included: Marion... (Item #5744)
Price: $35.00
365 Vegetable Dishes: a Vegetable Dish for every day in the year.
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Canoe and Camp Cookery: A Practical Cook Book for Canoeists, Corinthian Sailors and Outers. By "Seneca".
New York: Forest and Stream Publishing Co. 1885. Small octavo, vii, 96 pages. First edition. One small illustration of a canoeist's "grub box". Original recipes compiled with those collected from trappers, hunters, army and navy cooks all focused on successful outdoor cooking. In gold- and black-stamped gray cloth featuring an attractive illustration of outdoor cooking. Previous owners name to front fly; front hinge repaired. Some foxing. Near very good. Blind-stamp... (Item #4958)
Price: $150.00
Canoe and Camp Cookery: A Practical Cook Book for Canoeists, Corinthian Sailors and Outers. By "Seneca".
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Confectioner's Hand-Book.
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, [c.1881]. Octavo, 79+[16] pages. Ads. First edition. A small, but thorough, manual of sweets cookery, from blanc mange to sugar spinning. One closed tear and a few very small chips to the edges of the printed wrappers, otherwise fine. Scarce. [OCLC cites only two copies of this 1881 edition, and three of an early 20th century printing; Bitting page 535; not in Cagle]. (Item #2396)
Price: $450.00
Confectioner's Hand-Book.
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The Food Queston. Health and Economy.
Mountain View California: Pacific Press Publishing Association, 1925. Octavo, 112 pages. Second edition, somewhat expanded from the first edition of 1917. A layman's introduction to nutrition and dietary health, from the publishing house of the Seventh Day Adventists. With various charts, graphs and menus for specific ailments. Very good in publisher's illustrated, stapled wrappers. (Item #2983)
Price: $35.00
The Food Queston. Health and Economy.
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The Housekeepers' Friend. A Cook Book, Containing Plain Directions for all the Dishes Usually Placed on a Well Ordered American Table.
Buffalo, NY: Buffalo Publishing Company, 1890. Octavo, 351 pages + index. It remains unclear if this is the first edition of this work, or a later, much expanded issue of a book published in Buffalo in 1878, with the similar title, The Housekeepers' Friend, Containing Valuable Receipts. The earlier publication, significantly shorter at 96 pages, was credited to George L. Packer, Grocer, but does not reveal the publisher or printer... (Item #2776)
Price: $200.00
The Housekeepers' Friend. A Cook Book, Containing Plain Directions for all the Dishes Usually Placed on a Well Ordered American Table.
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The Ladies’ Indispensable Companion and Housekeepers’ Guide: embracing rules of etiquette, rules for the formation of good habits, and a great variety of medical recipes, to which is added one of the best systems of cookery ever published ...
New York/Indianapolis: H. Dayton, 36 Howard Street/Dayton & Asher, 1859. Octavo, vii, 10-66, [3], iv-vii, [2], 77-136] pages. The third edition, the first issue with this title, and the first combined with the second section with a separate title page: Ladies' domestic economy and housekeepers' guide: containing a selection of valuable family recipes ... by an Experienced cook, (p. [67]-136). The first section was originally issued in 1851 as, Ladies'... (Item #5289)
Price: $450.00
The Ladies’ Indispensable Companion and Housekeepers’ Guide: embracing rules of etiquette, rules for the formation of good habits, and a great variety of medical recipes, to which is added one of the best systems of cookery ever published ...
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The Memorial Cook Book, Comprising Tested Receipts by the Ladies of Rockland, Mass.
Rockland, MA: Osborne & Barry, Steam Printers, 1888. Small octavo, 111 pages. First edition. Community cookbook with all recipes attributed. In maroon textured wrappers with gilt titles. Minute edgewear and crease to rear wrapper, otherwise fine. [OCLC locates two copies, at Harvard and Old Colony Library Network in MA; not in Bitting or Cagle]. (Item #4045)
Price: $200.00
The Memorial Cook Book, Comprising Tested Receipts by the Ladies of Rockland, Mass.
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The Modern Cook Book and Medical Guide.
[New York]: F. M. Lupton, Publisher, 1889. The Leisure Hour Library, Vol. III, no 230. Small octavo in wrappers, 128 pages. About equal parts cookbook and household medical guide. recipes are short, and in narrative form, and the book lacks introduction or other parts that might provide more context. Internally a bit age-toned, stapled, in printed wrappers, with some edgewear and staining, but near very good. Scarce. [Worldcat locates only... (Item #2944)
Price: $120.00
The Modern Cook Book and Medical Guide.
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The Needham Cook Book. compiled and edited by a committee from the Evangelical Congregational Church, Needham, Mass.
Boston: Colonial Co. Printers, 1903. Octavo, [21], 26-182, [14] pages. Ads. First edition. A church cookbook, with attributed recipes, local ads throughout, and photographic illustrations of Needham landmarks. Blank pages for recipes to be added have been used, with manuscript recipes of early owners and newspaper clippings pasted-in. Hinges shaken, some light soiling. Moderate edgwear to the black-printed white oil cloth binding. Good or better. [OCLC locates three copies; Cook... (Item #4014)
Price: $100.00
The Needham Cook Book. compiled and edited by a committee from the Evangelical Congregational Church, Needham, Mass.
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The New Family Receipt Book containing eight hundred truly valuable receipts in various branches of domestic economy ... A new edition, corrected.
New Haven: Published by Howe & Spalding, and Samuel Wadsworth; A.H. Maltby & Co., Printers, 1819. Duodecimo, xxi, [37]-429, [6] pages. Index. Publisher's advertisements. Second American edition. Originally published London, 1810, and in Philadelphia, 1818 (see Cagle 567). Also see Cagle 566 for a lengthy description of the possible attribution of this work to Mrs. Rundell. We side with Cagle on this and find the attribution unlikely. A stated compilation... (Item #5715)
Price: $500.00
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Practical Housekeeping : a Careful Compilation of Tried and Approved Recipes. Two Hundred and Fiftieth Thousand.
Minneapolis, Minn. Buckeye Publishing Company, 1886. Thick octavo, 688 pages. Illustrated. "Two hundred thousandth". A text on the copyright page indicates that this "book is a revised and enlarged edition of Buckeye Cookery and Practical Housekeeping." Hinges a bit shaken, and front gutter starting. Closed tear, now repaired, to the title page. Otherwise an unusually very good copy, internally very clean, all edges red. In black-printed dark green oilcloth. [OCLC... (Item #4946)
Price: $200.00
Practical Housekeeping : a Careful Compilation of Tried and Approved Recipes. Two Hundred and Fiftieth Thousand.
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Practical Housekeeping : a Careful Compilation of Tried and Approved Recipes. Two Hundred and Fiftieth Thousand.
Minneapolis, Minn. Buckeye Publishing Company, 1885. Thick octavo, 688 pages. Illustrated. "Two hundred thousandth". A text on the copyright page indicates that this "book is a revised and enlarged edition of Buckeye Cookery and Practical Housekeeping. The frontispiece depicts a woman distraught over the mess created by her husband's efforts in the kitchen. Hinges shaken, and front gutter started; newspaper recipe clippings pasted down to front preliminaries and rear blanks... (Item #5302)
Price: $120.00
Practical Housekeeping : a Careful Compilation of Tried and Approved Recipes. Two Hundred and Fiftieth Thousand.
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The management of the sick room: with rules for diet; cookery for the sick and convalescent; and the treatment of the sudden illnesses and various accidents that require prompt and judicious care... compiled from the latest medical authorities, by a Lady of New York, under the approval and recommendation of Charles A. Lee ... Third edition.
New York: Published by J.K. Wellman, 16 Spruce Street, 1845. Duodecimo, ix, 107 pages. Third edition. Originally published New York 1844 by J. Mowatt. The author's preface (following that of Dr. Lee), states her intention to address "the ignorance of nurses and attendants, in relation to the general management of the sick room and the preparation of suitable articles of drink and nourishment..." The book begins with general descriptions of... (Item #5309)
Price: $350.00
The management of the sick room: with rules for diet; cookery for the sick and convalescent; and the treatment of the sudden illnesses and various accidents that require prompt and judicious care... compiled from the latest medical authorities, by a Lady of New York, under the approval and recommendation of Charles A. Lee ... Third edition. A Lady of New York, Mrs. T. J. Crowen, Charles A. Lee.
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The American Practical Cookery-Book; or, Housekepping made easy, pleasant and economical in all its departments.
Philadelphia: John E. Potter and Company, 617 Sansom Street, 1859. Octavo, 319 pages. Illustrated with woodcut vignettes throughout. First edition, second printing (see Cagle 42). Very good in burgundy cloth with black and gilt-stamped decoration. With the bookplate of the Sontheimer Foundation. Scarce. [Bitting page 516; Cagle 42 (later issue); Lowenstein 768-770]. (Item #4999)
Price: $100.00
The American Practical Cookery-Book; or, Housekepping made easy, pleasant and economical in all its departments. A. Practical Housekeeper.
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You'll Eat It Up! A Menu for Every Day and Every Occasion.
New York: M. Barrows and Company Inc. 1943. Octavo, 308 pages. First edition. Adams was a cookery columnist for PM, a newspaper published for eight years in New York City, during the Second World War, which was frequently accused of left-leaning tendencies. The book was not written just as a wartime cookbook, because Adams thought of a cookbook as "a means of feeding the body as well as the mind..."... (Item #2500)
Price: $30.00
You'll Eat It Up! A Menu for Every Day and Every Occasion. Charlotte Adams.
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Meatless Meals.
Chicago/New York: Laidlaw Brothers, Publishers, (1931). Octavo, 192 pages. Illustrated. First edition. A charming vegetarian cookbook, with whimsical illustrations, from Leona Malek, Food Editor of the Chicago Herald. "The vital elements in vegetables are too often lost through careless cooking. Even the common garden vegetable is worthy of great respect..." With a selection of menus and suggestions for planning the meal. Fine, in decorated green cloth. With a near very... (Item #2497)
Price: $90.00
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The Young House-Keeper: or Thoughts on Food and Cookery. Fifth Stereotype Edition.
Boston: George W. Light, 3 Cornhill, 1842. Sextidecimo, 424 pages. Fifth stereotype edition. Alcott was the first president of the American Vegetarian Society and the founder of the American Physiological Society in 1837, the world's first physiological society. Much of this work is dedicated to vegetables, grains and fruits, with additional chapters on keeping accounts and journals, the general purposes of house-keeping, and an interesting exploration into "Cooking as It... (Item #3183)
Price: $400.00
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One Hundred-Four Prize Radio Recipes, with, Twenty-Four Radio Homemaker's Talks. Decorations by E. M. Stevenson.
New York: J.H. Sears & Company, 1926. Small octavo, 123 pages. First edition. With a Postscript which serves as a membership form to join the National Radio Homemaker's Club. A collection of radio talks with recipes from the Radio Recipe contest winners. Adhesion tear to final leaf, "postscript" with loss of text, otherwise with some light soiling throughout. Some rubbing and soiling to decorated blue cloth boards. Good plus. [Brown 2876]. (Item #5205)
Price: $25.00
One Hundred-Four Prize Radio Recipes, with, Twenty-Four Radio Homemaker's Talks. Decorations by E. M. Stevenson. Ida Bailey Allen.
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A Practical Treatise on the Culture and Treatment of the Grape Vine: Embracing its History. with Directions for its treatment, in the United States of America, in the open air, and under glass structures, with and without artificial heat. Third Edition - Revised and Enlarged.
New York: C.M. Saxton & Company, 1855. Octavo, 330 + 6 [ads] pages. Frontispiece, two plates and numerous illustrations in the text. Later printing. Gabler notes that several printing, in several cities, claim to be the "Third Edition - Revised and Enlarged". Allen, a grape grower in Salem, Massachusetts, produced the first widely distributed hybrid of labrusca and vinifera. Pinney, in A History of Wine in America, states that the... (Item #2672)
Price: $300.00
A Practical Treatise on the Culture and Treatment of the Grape Vine: Embracing its History. with Directions for its treatment, in the United States of America, in the open air, and under glass structures, with and without artificial heat. Third Edition - Revised and Enlarged. J. Fisk Allen.
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Ames Plow & Farming Implements and Machines. Manufacturers and Dealers, 1889. [Trade Catalogue].
New York & Boston: Ames Plow, 1889. Octavo, 84 pages. Profusely illustrated. Printed throughout in blue ink. A handsome small trade catalogue for this manufacturer and distributor of carts, barrows, presses, mills, sausage stuffing equipment, presses, etc. Some wear to spine of printed wrapper, wrapper started at front hinge, otherwise very good. Scarce. (Item #2125)
Price: $150.00
Ames Plow & Farming Implements and Machines. Manufacturers and Dealers, 1889. [Trade Catalogue]. Ames Plow, Farming Implements and Machines.
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The Palmer House Cook Book, 1044 Original Recipes for Home Use. Created and Tested by Ernest E. Amiet.
Chicago, Ill. John Willy, Inc.; The Hotel Monthly Press, 1940. Octavo (20.5 x 13.5 cm.), 318 pages. Index. Photographic illustrations. Second edition (an enhanced revision of a work published by Bobbs-Merrill in 1933). A restaurant-related cookbook, its contents collated from the author’s “careful record of the requests for recipes by patrons of the dining rooms under my supervision,” including “for the most part my own original creations” as well as... (Item #4762)
Price: $150.00
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The American Home Cook Book, with several hundred excellent recipes, selected and tried with great care, and with a view to be used by those who regard economy, and containing important information on the arrangement and well ordering of the kitchen. The whole based on many years of experience. By an American Lady.
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers, [1863]. Small octavo, 133, [2], 4 pages. Index. Publisher's advertisements. Illustrated with engravings in the text. Second edition, early Dick & Fitzgerald issue. Originally issued by Garret & Co. in 1854, a series of Dick & Fitzgerald issues followed, each with a different pagination due to changes in the publisher's advertisements. Our dating is based on the earliest publication date of John Rack's French... (Item #3888)
Price: $250.00
The American Home Cook Book, with several hundred excellent recipes, selected and tried with great care, and with a view to be used by those who regard economy, and containing important information on the arrangement and well ordering of the kitchen. The whole based on many years of experience. By an American Lady. An American Lady.
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Six Hundred Dollars a Year, a wife's effort at low living under high prices.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. 16mo., vii, 183 pages. First edition. A novel addressing the strains of running a household during the Civil War, including the challenges of War-time taxation, speculation, oil fever, inflation, etc. A section in which the main character considers charitable work with the Sanitation Commission or ladies' charitable groups is enlightening. Some soiling to a few pages. Previous owner's inscription to endpapers; newspaper clipping bearing a.... (Item #5264)
Price: $100.00
Six Hundred Dollars a Year, a wife's effort at low living under high prices. Anonymous.
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What Shall We Eat? A Manual for Housekeepers. Comprising a Bill of Fare for Breakfast, Dinner, and Tea, for Every Day of the Year. With an Appendix, containing recipes for pickles and sauces.
New York: G.P. Putnam & Son, 661 Broadway, 1868. Octavo, 134 pages, [6] ads (variously paginated). First edition. A special forward on breakfast, includes the following: "A breakfast should be as carefully composed as a dinner. Secure by art what is due to the dignity of the meal, and give it its true position." With the bookplate of Mrs. John Calvin Smith, wife of the cartographer and member of the... (Item #3812)
Price: $250.00
What Shall We Eat? A Manual for Housekeepers. Comprising a Bill of Fare for Breakfast, Dinner, and Tea, for Every Day of the Year. With an Appendix, containing recipes for pickles and sauces. Anonymous.
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What Shall We Eat? A Manual for Housekeepers. Comprising a Bill of Fare for Breakfast, Dinner, and Tea, for Every Day of the Year. With an Appendix, containing recipes for pickles and sauces.
New York: G.P. Putnam & Son, 661 Broadway, 1868. Octavo, 134 pages, [6] ads (variously paginated). First edition. A special forward on breakfast, includes the following: "A breakfast should be as carefully composed as a dinner. Secure by art what is due to the dignity of the meal, and give it its true position." Some soiling throughout; hinged a bit shaken; in publisher's blank-ruled and gilt-titled brown cloth. Cloth is... (Item #4990)
Price: $90.00
What Shall We Eat? A Manual for Housekeepers. Comprising a Bill of Fare for Breakfast, Dinner, and Tea, for Every Day of the Year. With an Appendix, containing recipes for pickles and sauces. Anonymous.


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