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Morelto Liquid Chocolate: Tested Recipes
London: Choclate Products, Co. Original Wraps. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. More
Azerbijan Cookery=Azarbaijan Kulinariiasy
Baku: Izd-vo "Ishyg" 1987. Hardcover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 232 pages, text in English, Azerbaijani and Russian. With 115 color photographs of the foods of Azerbaijan ranging from the classic items typical of the Near East to the exotic deserts. More
Hints to Servants: Being a Poetical and Modernized Version of Dean Swift's Celebrated "Directions to Servants;" in Which Something is Added to The Original Text, But Those Passages are Omitted Which Cannot with Propriety be Read Aloud in a Kitchen.
London: Effingham Wilson, 1843. First Edition. Small Octavo. 76pp. illustrated with 12 original designs including frontispiece by Kenny Meadows, engraved by John Jackson., poetry set to various servants such as The Butler, The Cook, The Valet, The Waiting Woman the House made and more. A lovely book bound in 3/4..... More
The Marigold Cook Book; a Practical and Useful Collection of Southern Recipes
New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1938. First Edition. Octavo. 126 pages. Thumb indexed. An unusually fine copy of a book that often is badly worn and stained. Every page is clean. Bound in the original color pictorial plastic spiral binding in near fine condition without the usual heavy wear..... More
Gastronomic Bibliography (facsimile)
Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino Publisher. Limited Edition. Cloth. Octavo (7¾" - 9¾" tall). 719pp. Limited edition facsimile of 1939 original edition, a richly annotated classic with illustrations and title pages. Index. Bound in red cloth boards, with gold title. Fine. More
The British Housewife: or, the Cook, Housekeeper’s, and Gardiner’s Companion. Calculated for the Service Both of London and the Country; And Directing What is Necessary to be Done in the Providing for, Conducting, and Managing a Family Throughout....
London, Nd(ca.1760]: For S. Crowder and H. Woodgate. Octavo. (title continued) the Year. Containing a general account of fresh provisions of all Kinds. Of the several foreign Articles for the Table, ... and the different Kinds of Spices, ... and other Ingredients used in Pickling and Preserving at Home: ....... More
Catalogue; Charles and Co.
New York City: Charles & Co., 1933. Octavo. 385pp. catalogue filled with food items, fruit olive oils, meat and sea food, cigars and tobacco vegetables, bird feed, wines, toiletries....just about anything you could imagine. Illustrated ads, bound in green art deco designed cloth. Faint damp staining to outer edges of..... More
The Savannah Cook Book; a Collectionof Old Fashioned Recipts from Colonial Kitchens
Charleston, SC; (1933): Published By the Author. Octavo. xviii, 186 pages. With an introduction by Ogden Nash. A delightful item with the caricature of the large black mammy followed by a black cat. An original long poem with references to the book, the author, and many puns such as the..... More
Report on a Visit to the Cocoa Zone of Bahia Brazil
Bournville: Cadbury Brothers Ltd, 1954. Original Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 32 p., 1954 official report on glossy paper by Cadbury Brothers Ltd. Two maps of the Brazil Cocoa Zone. 50 Black-and-white illustrations of cocoa growing, transportation and processes. Reports on the Cocoa Zone of Brazil, along..... More
R.C. Gorman's Nudes & Foods in Good Taste
Sante Fe, NM; (1994): Clear Light Publishers. First Edition. Quarto. Inscribed by the author to Bev & Earl [Vance] who owned the famous Ranch Kitchen Restaurant in Farmington, New Mexico on route 66, a close friend of Gorman and contributed two recipes for this book. 129(2)pp., with 55 illustrations and..... More
The Cook's Oracle; Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery on the Most Economical Plan for Private Families, Also the Art of Composing the Most Simple and Highly Finished Broths, Gravies, Soups, Sauces, Store Sauces..
Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1822. First American Edition. Small Octavo. 380 pages, which has an engraving on p. 360 and an Appendix added by the American publisher. Dr. Kitchiner was considered "the most famous medical cook". DNB notes: It was an acknowledged source of inspiration for Mrs Beeton, and was..... More
Photograph of Crane's Ice Cream Horse-drawn Wagon (circa. 1930)
Photograph measuring 9 1/2" x 7 1/2" of Crane's Orangekiss Ice Cream in horse drawn wagon. The photographer Harry B Leopold (1890-1977) produced images for the Baltimore Sun in the period circa 1920 of train wrecks, public buildings, etc. Crane's won the Ice Cream Badge from the Sesqui-Centennial International Exhibition..... More
Bibliography of American Cookery Books 1742-1860
Worcester and New York: American Antiquarian Society and The Corner Bookshop, 1972. Ocatvo. 132pp. A revision of Waldo Lincoln's American Cookery Books 1742-1860 who was at one time the president of The American Antiquarian Society. Bound in green cloth, spine lettering gilt. A lovely copy, near fine. More
Mrs. A.B. Marshall's Larger Cookery Book of Extra Recipes
London; (nd ca.1900): Marshall's School of Cookery. Quarto. Fourth thousand, 656pp.,illustrated, 28pp. illustrative ads at rear, bound in green cloth over beveled boars lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt, yellow endpapers, a very good copy with gilt just about rubbed off, rear inner hinge is a bit weak. According to..... More
Normas Technicas Para o Cultivo Do Cacau No Reconcavo Baiano
Ilheus, Brazil: Plano De Lavoura Cacaveira, 1980. Original Paper Wrps. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 43p. w/errata slip. Portuguese Language. Important work on production of Cocoa with many illustrations. More
Earl Percy Dines Abroad, a Boswellian Episode
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1924. Limited Edition. Octavo. Limited to 550 copies.The present copy is number 290. 46pp. illustrated, The author published in 1907 a book entitled Earl Percy's Dinner-Table, an imaginary dinner given by his Lordship in Boston in 1775. The present work is an actual dinner given in..... More
Purefoy Hotel Cook Books; True and Tried Recipes of Real Southern Cooking
Talladega, Alabama: 1941. Octavo. 138 pages. Duncan Hines in his book "Adventures on Good Eating" lists the Purefoy as one of the select eating places in the U.S. Life Magazine and McCall's did articles on this incredible restaurant where the owner admitted they made money on the rooms people rented..... More
Apician Morsels; or, Tales of the Table, Kitchen, and Larder: Containing a New and Improved Code of Eatics; Select Epicurean Precepts; Nutritive Maxims, Relections, Anecdotes, Etc. The Veritable Science of the Mouth;..........
New York: J & J. Harper (printers), 1829. Octavo. An interesting and entertaining work giving information such as early writers on diet; ancient cooks and cookery; stately suppers of the Romans; Unheard of dainties, and many other surprising subjects. two frontispieces, with two other illustrations at pages 96 and 138..... More
Chanoyu; the Urasenke Tradition of Tea
New York; (1988): Weatherhill. First Edition. Quarto. viii, 170 pages,,  pages of plates, many in color. The Book of Tea was first published for the English-speaking world in 1906 and it brought chado (the way of tea) one of the pillars to the West. It was the fifteenth-generation Grand..... More
The Epicure in Hawaii : Tsukiyaki, lawalu fish, Sai Men, Pipikaula, Kanaka Stew, Luau Pig
San Francisco(1938): Colt Press. First Edition. 12mo. 55 pages : illustrations in woodcuts by Mallette Dean. Text in black and red, 13 x 16 cm. decorative wood covers backed in green cloth, bookseller label by firm of Gelber-Lilienthal Book Shop of San Francisco. (see James D. Hart, Rare Book Stores..... More
Presents Described..Offered for the Return ..of Tobacco Tags or Their equivalent in Cigar Bands, Coupons, Etc.
St. Louis: Florodora Tag Company, 1904. 12mo. 34 pages, lists in small print 487 items that could be had for exchanging a variety of listed tobacco products such as smoking tobaccos (which lists over 117 including "Dixie Queens, Nigger Head, etc." as well as Cigarettes, fine Cut Chewing Tobacco and..... More
The Prospects of Growing Cacao in the British Solomon Islands, with Notes on Malaya, Ceylon and Java
Bournville, England: CAdbury Brothers Ltd, 1951. Original Paper Wrps. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 44p, Not knowing the age of Colonialism was about to pass away, Cadbury had plans for further development in Southeast Asia, here there are maps, photos, and charts showing estimates of expenditures, soil samples..... More
Stone Milling and Whole Grain Cooking
Texas (1965): Von Boeckmann-Jones Press. First Edition. Octavo. 83pp. Black & white illustrations. " A bit of authentic history, a bit of the color of the Edwards Plateau area in which the author was reared, and some of the treasured kitchen recipes with the genuine flavor of the hospitality of..... More
Selective Bibliography of Wine; a Condensed List of Books, Articles and Other Publications....
California: Wine Institute, 1947. Stapled Wraps. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 4to., ii, 39pp. Bibliography of all aspects of wine making; especially in California in an era when the winemakers in the state were just coming into very serious wine production In stapled, mimeographed leaves. Scarce publication... More