Category: Cookery


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By: (Anonymous)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wien: Hugo Heller & Cie, 1915., 1915.

Wien: Hugo Heller & Cie, 1915.. 1915.. Fair. - Small quarto [7-1/4 inches high by 5-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in decorative tan & green wraps designed by Grete Wolf. The binding is bumped, rubbed & soiled with a stain to the rear wrap. There is a progressively darker stain to the front margin of each of the last 9 leaves, slightly overlapping the text. There are additional small stains & light soiling & there are tiny tears & a crease to be bottom margin of page... View more info


By: (McCrea, Ruth)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, NY: Peter Pauper Press, (1954)., (1954).

Mount Vernon, NY: Peter Pauper Press, (1954).. (1954).. Good. - Small octavo, pictorial orange & brown paper covered boards, in dw. The dw is rubbed & soiled with the spine faded. 61 pp. There is light staining to the inner edges of the pastedowns, a small stain to the front endpaper & another to 1 page of the text. Illustrated with color vignettes by Ruth McCrea. Good. Dust jacket present. View more info

TWENTIETH CENTURY COOK BOOK: An Up-to-Date and Skillful Preparation on the Art of Cooking and Modern Candy Making Simplified. Also The Process of Drying Fruits and Vegetables, and Butchering Time Recipes. Compiled and Published by The Geographical Publishing Co

By: (Mrs. Harding)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: The Geographical Publishing Co., (1921)., (1921).

Chicago, IL: The Geographical Publishing Co., (1921).. (1921).. Good. - Octavo, blue patterned light gray paper-covered boards titled in dark blue on the front cover & spine. The joints are rubbed & the covers are soiled & stained. 182 pages with photographic illustrations. There is some light rubbing to the paper at bottom of the frontispiece. Two recipes have been penciled in onto the rear blank. Good. First edition. [Bitting p.611].Cover title: "The Mrs. Har... View more info


By: Ald, Roy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Essandess Special Editions, 1968., 1968.

New York: Essandess Special Editions, 1968.. 1968.. Very good. - Small quarto [6 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide], decorative white boards. The binding is lightly foxed & soiled. 92 pages. Illustrated with a few vignettes in black & white by Muni Lieblein. The endpapers are slightly darkened, else the contents are very good. View more info

MRS. GILPIN'S FRUGALITIES: Remnants, and 200 ways of using them

By: Brown, Susan Anna

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883., 1883.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883.. 1883.. Good. - Oblong octavo, 5 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide. Color pictorial boards backed with a maroon cloth spine, with color lithographs illustrating the front & rear covers. All edges stained red. The boards are rubbed and slightly soiled along the edges. The cloth is split along the joints and there is a small piece out from the head of the spine. xv, [i], 102 & [2] pages. The hinges have been repaired with early gray ... View more info

COOKS' BOOKS: An Affectionate Guide to the Literature of Food and Cooking

By: Coyle, L. Patrick, Jr

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York & Bicester, U.K.: Facts on File Publications, (1985)., (1985).

New York & Bicester, U.K.: Facts on File Publications, (1985).. (1985).. Good. - Quarto, 11 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide. Hardcover in dust jacket. Bound in purple cloth titled in gilt, in a pictorial dust wrapper. The corners and head and tail of the spine are lightly bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped chipped along the edges with a couple of small holes to the bottom of the jacket's front panel. 239 pages, illustrated in black & white. There is tight sta... View more info

CAKES AND BISCUITS. By Frederick Davies, formerly cook and confectioner.

By: Davies, Frederick.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London: J.S. Virtue & Co., Limited, 1891., 1891.

London: J.S. Virtue & Co., Limited, 1891.. 1891.. Good. - Octavo, 6-3/4 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide. Decorative tan boards backed with a dark blue cloth spine, titled in gilt on the spine and in red & black on the front cover. The covers are lightly rubbed, bumped & soiled with slight wear to the corners and edges. 128 pages plus 2 pages of ads and additional advertising on the rear pastedown. The ads are illustrated with vignettes. The text block is cracked at page... View more info


By: Drexel, Theodor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Storrs-Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino Publisher, n.d. [circa 1990s]., n.d. [circa 1990s].

Storrs-Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino Publisher, n.d. [circa 1990s].. n.d. [circa 1990s].. Fine. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt. 240 pp. Fine. Reprint, limited to 100 copies, of the edition published in Frankfurt 1885- 1891.A collected edition of the individual published catalogues and supplements of the cookbook collection formed by Theodor Drexel, including works in German, French, English, Latin, Italian, Spanish, Dutch and Swedish. Bitting cites onl... View more info

GASTRONOMICAL AND CULINARY LITERATURE: A Survey and Analysis of Historically-Oriented Collections in the U.S.A

By: Feret, Barbara L

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press Inc., 1979., 1979.

Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press Inc., 1979.. 1979.. Very good. - Octavo, 8-3/4 inches high by 5-5/8 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in teal cloth titled in gilt on the front cover and the spine. The covers are lightly soiled. 124 pages. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

BOBBY FLAY'S GRILLING FOR LIFE: 15 Healthier Ideas for Big Flavor from the Fire.

By: Flay, Bobby; Banyas, Stephanie; Jackson, Sally.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Scribner, (2006)., (2006).

Inscription: Signed

New York: Scribner, (2006).. (2006).. Very good. signed by bobby flay - Small quarto [9-3/8 inches high by 8-1/8 inches wide] gray boards backed with red cloth in a dust wrapper. The rear panel of the dust jacket is lightly rubbed with some minor soiling & the top edges of its flaps are slightly darkened. xiv & 210 pages. Illustrations in color and black & white. Near fine. Third printing, signed by Bobby Flay on the flyleaf. Foreword by Joy Bauer. Dust jacket present... View more info

GAME IN THE KITCHEN: Cookery for Nimrods, Anglers and Their Friends. Edited by Willan C. Roux. With a Preface by Dana S. Lamb

By: Flood, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Barre, MA: Barre Publishers, (1968)., (1968).

Barre, MA: Barre Publishers, (1968).. (1968).. Very good. - Octavo, tan cloth titled in black, in dw. The dw is lightly rubbed & chipped & very lightly soiled & the dw spine is faded. ix, [iii] & 234 pp. There are small, light stains to 2 pages of the prelims. Illustrated with B&W head-pieces by Paul Giambarba. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info


By: Georg, Carl

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Staten Island, NY: Maurizio Martino, n.d. [circa 1990s]., n.d. [circa 1990s].

Staten Island, NY: Maurizio Martino, n.d. [circa 1990s].. n.d. [circa 1990s].. Fine. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt. [iv] & 131 pp. Near fine. Reprint, limited to 200 copies, of the Hanover edition published in 1888.A rare German bibliography, which lists 1,704 items on food and drink. Not included in Bitting, who may have been unable to locate a copy or possibly was unaware of its existence. View more info

SINGING VALLEYS: The Story of Corn

By: Giles, Dorothy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY: Random House, (1940)., (1940).

NY: Random House, (1940).. (1940).. Very good. - Octavo, golden yellow cloth titled in gilt within green rectangle on spine, in dw. The covers are very lightly bumped with slight soiling to the front cover. The dw is price-clipped & lightly rubbed & soiled. [viii] & 361 pp. Very good. First edition.A book about the role played by corn in the history of America: "It flourished everywhere and its fruit became not only one of the basic nutriments of the nation, bu... View more info

DIE FLEISCHLOSE DIATKUCHE: Kochbuch fur Gesunde und Kranke

By: Gossmann, Erika

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hannover: Theodor Oppermann Verlag, (1930)., (1930).

Hannover: Theodor Oppermann Verlag, (1930).. (1930).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed stiff paper tan wraps titled in black on the spine & in black within a decorative brown oval on the front cover. The binding is rubbed & bumped. The rear wrap is stained & there are some small stains to the front wrap. 221 pages plus ad. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. There is some light foxing, especially to the endpaper & half-title & to a few rear leav... View more info

UNE AFFAIRE DE GOUT. A Selection of Cookbooks: 1475 to 1873 from the Library of Dr. and Mrs. John Talbot Gernon

By: Harrison, Pegram

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Lilly Library, Indiana University, 1983., 1983.

The Lilly Library, Indiana University, 1983.. 1983.. Very good. - Quarto, 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed wraps titled in red with a black & white illustration on the front cover.. 111 pages, with black & white illustrations. The creamy white covers are lightly soiled and creased and there is a short horizontal tear near the top of the spine. A very good, lightly used copy. View more info