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Recipes for Sea Food : How to Prepare and Serve Fish, Oysters, Clams, Scallops, Lobsters, Crabs, and Shrimp ; Containing in Addition an Expert Treatise on Fish as a Food, Advice to the Cook, Time Tables for Cooking, Tables of Measures and Proportions, Rules for the Kitchen, Terms Used in Cooking, Practical Points, Household Hints, Extracts from the Game Laws of Massachusetts.
Boston: Presented by Freeman & Cobb Co. 1913. Octavo, xii, 147, [9] pages. Illustrated. Index. Uncommon and comprehensive treatise on commercial seafood preparation, published under the joint auspices of the Boston Fish Market Corporation, the New England Fish Exchange and the Wholesale Fish Dealers Credit Association, and distributed by individual wholesalers and retailers. The firm of Freeman & Cobb, the "presenters" of this edition, was the producer of Wachusett brand... (Item #4389)
Price: $150.00
Recipes for Sea Food : How to Prepare and Serve Fish, Oysters, Clams, Scallops, Lobsters, Crabs, and Shrimp ; Containing in Addition an Expert Treatise on Fish as a Food, Advice to the Cook, Time Tables for Cooking, Tables of Measures and Proportions, Rules for the Kitchen, Terms Used in Cooking, Practical Points, Household Hints, Extracts from the Game Laws of Massachusetts.
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The Salmon Fisheries of England, 1868, From Authentic Information Obtained from the House of Commons, to Which is Added Valuable and Exclusive Information, Extracted from the Reports of the Commissioners of Fisheries in France, America, Norway, & Russia.
London/Bath: Longmans, Green, & CO./William Lewis, "Directory" Office, 1868. Small octavo, 17.6 x 11.3 cm, 117 pages. FIRST EDITION. Color lithographed frontispiece. A digest of the issues and failing policies facing British salmon fisheries. Threats to fisheries throughout the North Atlantic arose in the 19th century, and despite many laws to regulate salmon in England, all proved ineffectual. Thomas Ashworth expands the issue beyond the British quandary to include extracts... (Item #3321)
Price: $600.00
The Salmon Fisheries of England, 1868, From Authentic Information Obtained from the House of Commons, to Which is Added Valuable and Exclusive Information, Extracted from the Reports of the Commissioners of Fisheries in France, America, Norway, & Russia. Thomas Ashworth.
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Cummings Bros.
Portland, ME: Cummings Bros. 1929. 27.7 x 21.3 cm. Illustrated printed billhead for Cummings Brothers, “wholesale grocers, beef and provisions”. Bill for Pine Wood Camps in Canton, Maine. Further annotations regarding payment are handwritten. Some discoloration to top edge, creases, and small tear to left edge, otherwise very good. (Item #3631)
Price: $25.00
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Thorndike & Hix.
Rockland, ME: Thorndike & Hix, 1903. 13.5 x 20.5. Color printed billhead for Thorndike & Hix, “manufacturers of Gold Coin Mince Meat.”. (Item #3633)
Price: $20.00
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Mueller’s Hare and Hound Game.
Jersey City, N.J. C.F. Mueller Co. 1937. board game (17.5 x 17 cm.), with promotion text for Mueller’s products on the verso; printed thick card with six pre-punched “hares and hounds” for game pieces; original unprinted envelope. Fine and unused condition. Scarce. (Item #6251)
Price: $125.00
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The Glorious Oyster. His history in Rome and Britain, his anatomy and reproduction, how to cook him and what various Writers and Poets have written in his Praise. Collected together as an acknowledgment of the supreme pleasure he has given to all persons of Taste since Roman times.
New York: Alfred Knopf, 1929. Small octavo, 203 pages + 4 ads. First edition. A delightful survey of the history of oysters, along with an anthology of oyster appearances in literary and historical quotation, and a small selection of fine recipes. Bolitho was a prolific author, penning 59 non-fiction works of mostly biography. Royalty was his specialty, as for many years he lived at Windsor Castle, and it was while... (Item #2296)
Price: $350.00
The Glorious Oyster. His history in Rome and Britain, his anatomy and reproduction, how to cook him and what various Writers and Poets have written in his Praise. Collected together as an acknowledgment of the supreme pleasure he has given to all persons of Taste since Roman times. Hector Bolitho.
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Notice to Shippers of Live Stock. On and after Friday next, June 6th, 1862.
Chicago: 1862. Broadside, 25.4 x 20.3 cm. Notice to shippers of an increase of rates for livestock traveling east from Chicago. Rates outlined for destinations of Detroit or Toledo, Buffalo or Suspension Bridge, Pittsburg, and Lake Erie, Buffalo or Dunkirk. On reverse of broadside are calculations in pencil that include "Dunkirk". Small tear and fold-marks, otherwise very good condition. (Item #3261)
Price: $150.00
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The Oyster: a popular summary of a scientific study.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1891. Octavo, xxxvi, 230 pages. Illustrated. First edition. "What was once the most bountiful source of oysters in the world has become nearly exhausted. More than a century ago... scientist and Maryland state official William K. Brooks warned that this day would come. A classical morphologist by training, and one of the Johns Hopkins University's first and most distinguished faculty members, Brooks had "tonged oysters... (Item #5293)
Price: $180.00
The Oyster: a popular summary of a scientific study. William Keith Brooks.
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Modern Food Merchandising; a book of practical suggestions for profitable operation of the complete food market.
Trenton, N.J. C.V. Hill & Co., Inc. 1934. Octavo, 9-208 pages. Illustrated. First edition. A thorough guide to food presentation and the planning of food markets, "the aim of which is to give readily followed instructions for making our food stores more profitable to the owners and more pleasant to the public. Illustrated with plans, diagrams and photographs of store interiors and exteriors. A bit of rubbing to the printed... (Item #5202)
Price: $90.00
Modern Food Merchandising; a book of practical suggestions for profitable operation of the complete food market. William L. Butler, C V. Hill, Co.
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Daily Express Prize Recipes for Fish Cookery.
London: The Lane Publications ("Daily Express" Books Dept.), circa 1920-30. Octavo, 79 pages. First edition. Recipes submitted to the newspaper by the readers, in response to the question, "What do You Know About Fish?" Very good in near very good wrapper, with handsome multicolor design by "JH". Worldcat locates only three copies; not in Axford or Driver]. (Item #2898)
Price: $90.00
Daily Express Prize Recipes for Fish Cookery. Daily Express.
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Original Trade-Mark Application, for Roy's White Oister [sic].
N.p. Daniel Rectenwald, Headache Tablets. 1911. Original pen and ink illustration on Bristol Board. A Trade-Mark Application for Roy's White Oister by the Daniel L. Rectenwald Headache Tablets Co.. Signed by the company's attorneys and stamped with the various approvals. A lovely illustration of an oyster with the text, "Roy's White Oister" hand lettered on Bristol Board. we were unable to find any additional information about this company or the... (Item #2911)
Price: $300.00
Original Trade-Mark Application, for Roy's White Oister [sic]. Headache Tablets Daniel Rectenwald.
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Animal Slinging Railway and Refrigerators.
Boston/Cambridgeport: Chester D. Holmes/J.R. Drew, Printer, 1882. Handbill, 27.3 x 17.8 cm. Illustrated. One-page advertisement for Richard J Davie's "Animal Slinging Railway," patented on July 18, 1882. These meat hangers are "strong" and "light" and come in three sizes. Chester D. Holmes is indicated as the agent for the patentee and uses the lower quarter of the page to advertise various refrigerators for which he lays no claim for patent... (Item #3259)
Price: $90.00
Animal Slinging Railway and Refrigerators. Richard J. Davies, Chester D. Holmes.
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Enterprise Electrical Coffee Mills and Meat & Food Choppers.
Philadelphia: Enterprise Manufacturing Company of Pennsylvania, 1921. Octavo in wrappers, 52 pages. Trade catalogue for "Enterprise" electrically driven rapid grinding and pulverizing mills and meat and food choppers. Machines are designed to "meet the requirements of all classes of trade, and to suit conditions as to Current, Voltages, etc., existing in any locality." Machinery prices determined by the kind of current furnished. Some discoloration to title page, some wear to... (Item #3257)
Price: $175.00
Enterprise Electrical Coffee Mills and Meat & Food Choppers. Enterprise Manufacturing Company of Pennsylvania.
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Malay Fishermen: Their Peasant Economy.
London: Kegan, Paul, Trench Trubner & Co., Ltd. 1946. Octavo, 354 pages. Illustrated, and with two folding plates. First edition. The great economic anthropologist examines in depth the social organization of the fishermen of the Malay Peninsula. The book includes an index of edible fishes caught, as well as a large folding map of the village layout, with gardens, orchards, and other elements of agriculture integrated into the fishermen's community... (Item #3441)
Price: $90.00
Malay Fishermen: Their Peasant Economy. Raymond Firth.
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Correct Recipes for Sea Food Cookery. Including the Preparation of All Davis Fish Products.
Gloucester, MA: Frank E. Davis Fish Company, [circa 1900]. Small octavo, 28 pages. A promotional cookbook from one one of many Gloucester-based fish companies. Davis carried a full line of seafood, including salt mackerel, halibut, cod, lobsters, salmon, sardines, etc., and recipes for these and other products are included. Also includes recipes for roe, sea moss, and sauces and dressings. A few pencil marks to the text, and some light... (Item #2237)
Price: $150.00
Correct Recipes for Sea Food Cookery. Including the Preparation of All Davis Fish Products. Frank E. Davis Fish Company.
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Salami.
Phoenicia, NY: Woodstock Editions, 2001. Folio, 194 pages with 58 full page color plates. First edition, limited to 500 copies signed by Gissinger and numbered. Nearly sixty "portraits" of salamis taken by Gissinger on his travels through Milan's salumeria, with a funny and erudite series of essays by Oberlé as accompaniment. Text in French and English. Fine. (Item #1623)
Price: $450.00
Salami. Hans Gissinger, Gérard Oberlé.
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Bacon Pigs in Canada. Notes on Breeding, Feeding, and Managing Swine with reports of Some Experiments.
Ottawa: Central Experimental Farm/Department of Agriculture, 1905. Octavo, 61 pages + illus. First edition of Bulletin no. 51 from Canada's Central Experimental Farm. A short but thorough examination of many aspects of bacon pig production, including a section on wintering and varieties of grain used for wintering. Movable enclosures, similar to our 'pig tractor' of today are discussed as well. With some light edgewear to the printed wrappers, and a.... (Item #1615)
Price: $120.00
Bacon Pigs in Canada. Notes on Breeding, Feeding, and Managing Swine with reports of Some Experiments. J. H. Grisdale.
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Principaux poissons comestibles d'Indochine. 60 espèces de mer et d'eaux douces.
Saigon: Léon Feuillet, 1945. Octavo, [1], 71 pages. Illustrated. Text in French. First edition. Each page is dedicated to a different fish, and headed with an illustration by Tran Thuong-Tin or Trinh Van-Nam. Title page printed in red and with a notice pasted at head of cover-title: "Haut commissariat de France pour l'Indochine. Commissariat fédéral aux affaires économiques. Institut océanographique (Nhatrang-Annam)--Service de la marine marchande (pêches maritimes)." Internally near very... (Item #3196)
Price: $750.00
Principaux poissons comestibles d'Indochine. 60 espèces de mer et d'eaux douces. Institut scientifique et technique des pêches maritimes.
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The Fishes of New England. The Salmon Family. Part 2- The Salmon.
Boston: Published for the Society, 1935. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History. Volume 9, Number 1. Quarto, 166 pages. Illustrated, with eleven color plates. First edition. An important monograph on the salmon, which includes a chronological history of Salmon fishing in New England and a bibliography of the salmon of New England. Each of the eleven fish depicted in the beautiful color plates were taken in Maine: from... (Item #5266)
Price: $180.00
The Fishes of New England. The Salmon Family. Part 2- The Salmon. William Converse Kendall, Walter H. Rich.
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Manuscript legal settlement of a dispute over a delivery of fish.
New York: October 13, 1795. Single leaf notarized document (32.5 x 20.5 cm.), printed and manuscript text on recto only. With embossed paper seal of the notary. Sworn testimony of a Peter Adams, regarding an agreement to settle a dispute over transport of one hundred barrels of fish. The fish, located in New Carlisle, Quebec (north of New Brunswick), to New York. The parties, Thomas Sherrer, who had attempted to... (Item #6277)
Price: $350.00
Manuscript legal settlement of a dispute over a delivery of fish. Law – Delivery of fish, Peter. Roorbach Adams, John F.
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El Asado Ciollo. Roast Spit-Barbecue.
Buenos Aires: S.A. Editorial Bell, 1963. Octavo, 117 pages. Illustrated with black and white photos by Debora, and line drawings. Text in Spanish and English. First edition, simultaneous wrappered issue. An incredible journey into the meat fest that is Asado, which has been recently brought to the attention of Americans by Chef Francis Mallman of Buenos Aires and Uruguay. If you've ever wanted to spatchcock a cow, this book is... (Item #2420)
Price: $750.00
El Asado Ciollo. Roast Spit-Barbecue. E. Rodriguez Long, Jewel B. Groves.
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McArthur, Wirth & Co., Butchers, Packers and Sausage Makers, Fixtures, Tools, Machinery, and Supplies. Sausage Casings, Spices, Refrigerators and All styles of Ice Boxes.Catalogue "A".
Syracuse, NY: John Single Paper Company, 1900. Quarto, 81 pages + 3 page index. Illustrated throughout with steel engravings. A well-illustrated trade catalogue of tools and machinery, small and large for the butcher or sausage maker. From butchers' coats to slaughterhouse machinery, it's all in here. Printed wrappers over stapled text block. The wrappers are age-toned and brittle, but complete. Internally near very good except for a small damp stain... (Item #2258)
Price: $300.00
McArthur, Wirth & Co., Butchers, Packers and Sausage Makers, Fixtures, Tools, Machinery, and Supplies. Sausage Casings, Spices, Refrigerators and All styles of Ice Boxes.Catalogue "A" Wirth McArthur, Co.
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McArthur, Wirth & Co., Butchers, Packers and Sausage Makers, Fixtures, Tools, Machinery, and Supplies. Sausage Casings, Spices, Refrigerators and all styles of Ice Boxes. Catalogue "A".
Syracuse, NY: John Single Paper Company, 1900. Quarto, 81, [3] pages. Index. Illustrated throughout with steel engravings. A handsome trade catalogue of tools and machinery, small and large, for the butcher or sausage maker. From butchers' coats to slaughterhouse machinery, meat racks, shop counters, butcher blocks, shavers, choppers, slicers, and more, it's all in here. Printed wrappers over stapled text block. The wrappers are age-toned and a bit worn at... (Item #5613)
Price: $300.00
McArthur, Wirth & Co., Butchers, Packers and Sausage Makers, Fixtures, Tools, Machinery, and Supplies. Sausage Casings, Spices, Refrigerators and all styles of Ice Boxes. Catalogue "A" Wirth McArthur, Co.
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The Problem of Lobster Culture.
Providence: n.p. undated [circa 1900s]. Octavo, unpaginated [11 pages]. Three halftone plates. Essay on the efforts to hatch & raise lobster fry by H.C. Bumpus and the Commission of Inland Fisheries of Rhode Island. Albert Davis Mead (1869-1946) was professor of biology and vice-president of Brown University and his research was devoted to the study of the development of worms, clams, and lobsters. Mead developed a method of raising young... (Item #3719)
Price: $30.00
The Problem of Lobster Culture. A. D. Mead.
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Victory Banquet, to 1938 Taylor St. Yard Champions, Crafts' Manor. Seven P.M. April 8, 1939.
1939. Folded menu (12 x 16.5 cm.), 4 pages, plus wrapper. Manuscript menu for a dinner in honor of the winners of the fishing derby of a private club. Includes the names of the previous and new champions, as well as the menu, along with two pieces of fishing doggerel. The wrapper includes a drawing of a fisherman's bag, with a chromolithograph image of a rainbow trout pasted-down. Tiny bit... (Item #3914)
Price: $120.00
Victory Banquet, to 1938 Taylor St. Yard Champions, Crafts' Manor. Seven P.M. April 8, 1939. Menu-Fishing Derby.


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