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The Homemaker's Pictorial Encyclopedia of Modern Cake Decorating

By McKinley Wilton and Norman Wilton

Chicago, Illinois: Wilton Enterprises, 1954. Hardcover. Near fine/Without dust jacket. Quarto, 11 14" tall, 194 pages with intertextual color illustration throughout, illustrated boards. A near fine, clean, hardcover edition with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed. IWithout dust jacket

$9.50

Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die:fly-fishing experts share the world's greatest destinations
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Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die:fly-fishing experts share the world's greatest destinations

By Chris Santella; R. Valentine Atkinson (photographs); Mike Fitzgerald (Forward)

New York, New York: Stewart, Tabori and Chang--Abrams, 2004. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Small quarto, 8 1/2" tall. 222 pages, green boards. A near fine clean neat hardcover edition with hinges and binding tight, pages bright, with a previous owner's name penned on the front endpaper. In near fine unclipped dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and an inch closed tear at a corner fold.

$9.50

Twinkie, Deconstructed
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Twinkie, Deconstructed

By Steve Ettlinger

New York, New York: Hudson StreetPenguin Press, 2007. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 482 pages, bluek and gray boards. A fine, clean, neat hardcover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket, with the original price present.

$8.50

The Omnivore's Dilemma; a natural history of four meals
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The Omnivore's Dilemma; a natural history of four meals

By Michael Pollan

New York, New York: Penguin Press, 2006. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 450 pages, black and maroon boards. A fine, clean, neat hardcover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket, with the original price present.

$8.50

Mysticalligraphers' Cookbook

By Mysticalligraphers

Mystic, Connecticut: Mysticalligraphers, 1984. First Edition. Plastic spiral-bound. Very good. October 8 1/2" tall, v + 118 pages + v, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear, a previous own's inscription on the inside front cover, interior clean and white binding strong.

$9.50

The Complete Book of Herbs
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The Complete Book of Herbs

By Lesley Bremness

New York, New York: Viking Penguin / Dorling Kindersley, 1988. Hard cover--illustrated boards. Fine/Very good. Quarto, 12" tall, 288 pages, illustrated boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$25.00

Baking in America: traditional and contemporary favorites from the past 200 years
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Baking in America: traditional and contemporary favorites from the past 200 years

By Greg Patent

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 552 pages with intertextual illustration throughout, beige boards. A near fine, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with original price present.

$9.50

Eve's Daughters, or, Common Sense for Maid, Wife, and Mother

By Marion Harland

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1885. Decorative Cloth. Good. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 454 pages, decorative green cloth; gilt title on spine bright. A good, clean original hardcover edition with general shelf wear, cloth rubbed to the boards at the fore-corner tips, back strip cloth starting to fray at top and bottom edges of spine; hinges cracked but holding, internal binding solid, paper clean and just moderately yellowed, with a few minor foxing stains.

$14.50

A New Way to Cook
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A New Way to Cook

By Sally Schneider; Maria Robledo (photographs

New York, New York: Artisan/Workman, 2001. Decorative Boards. Fine/very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xv + 739 pages, decorative endpapers and boards. A fine clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a very good, lightly worn (mylar) dust jacket, with price present.

$9.50

Heritage Receipts from St. John's ( Episcopal Church and Parish House recipes )

By St. John's Epicopal Church; Helen Inglesby

Savannah, Georgia: Kennickell Printing Company, c. 1980?. First Edition. Original Wraps. Near fine. No date. Octavo, 9" tall, 48 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean neat pamphlet style book of recipes.

$7.50

Home-Makers Guide

By Marjorie Mills and Associate Women Editors

Boston, Massachusetts: The Boston Herald-Traveler Corporation, 1929. Hardcover--cloth. Good/Without dust jacket. Sold as a useful original copy. 12mo, 7 1/2" tall, 216 pages, black titles on green cloth. A good copy over all with general shelf wear, spine cloth frayed at top and bottom edges, minor exterior soiling; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with some finger soling to the for-edge. Without dust jacket.

$7.50

The Gastronomic Story (revised and expanded) ; more than 500 distinctive regional, traditional and contemporary recipes

By Evan Jones

Woodstock, New York: Overlook Press, 1990. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near fine/near fine. Quarto 9 1/2" tall, 516 pages with intertextual illustrations; blue quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hardcover with light shelf wear;hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, with slight spoiling to the fore-edges and a remainder mark on the bottom fore-edge. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket, with original price.

$8.74

Qvinnan och Hemmets" nya Kokbok (The woman and the home, new cookbook)

By Qvinnan och Hemmets"; Utgifvarne [Margaret Johnes Mitchell ???]

Cedar Rapids, Iowa: N. Fr. Hansen, 1919. Decorative Cloth. Good. Swedish language text. Originally published in 1915.Octavo, 8" tall, 302 pages, brown cloth. A good copy over all, generally worn, fore-corner tips through to boards, spine cloth fraying at top and bottom edges and lightly soiled, hinges broken but secure, interior binding solid, but paper moderately yellowed. Author is uncertain though several sources suggest "Margaret Johnes Mitchell

$9.50

The Art of Cookery; a Manual for Homes and Schools

By Emma P. Ewing

Meadville, Pennsyvania: Flood and Vincent--the chautauqua- Century Press, 1896. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fair/Without Dustjacket. This is an original reference copy only. Octavo 8" tall, frontispiece + 377 pages, beige cloth. A fair copy only, binding broken, shelf worn and rubbed at all corners, fraying started at the top and bottom edges of the spine cloth, cover cloth soiled, fore-corner tips worn through; hinges and signatures loose, paper moderately yellowed with darkening to the fore-edges. Could be rebound for better use.

$45.00

The Bel Canto Cookbook: for all opera lovers and gourmets; favorite recipes and intimate glimpses of the stars of grand opera

By Peter Gravina; Francis Robinson (preface)

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 219 pages with b&w plates, brown cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear over all; hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed (dark cream color) with slight foxing to the fore-edges and a small price erasure on the front endpaper. In a good, moderately worn dust jacket, lightly soiled, with chipping at the spine edges top and bottom and one larger 1/2" chip at the top edge of the front panel, with original price price on the flap. A very nice copy

$28.50

A Guide to Collecting Cookbooks
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A Guide to Collecting Cookbooks

By Colonel Bob Allen

New York, New York: Collector Books, 1990. First Edition. Original Wraps. Fine. Quarto, 11" tall, 213 pages plus ads. A fine, clean neat soft cover with little shelf wear, binding tight, paper white, with a very slight touch of dust soiling to the fore-edges

$9.50

The Useful Pig: 150 Succulent Pork Recipes

By Roberta Wolfe Smoler

New York, New York: Harper Collins (Harpercollins), 1990. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Fine/Fine. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, xvii + 429 pages, green quarter-cloth, green quarter cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white; remainder mark on lower fore-edge. In a fine dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

William-Sonoma: Savoring Italy : recipes and reflections on Italian cooking
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William-Sonoma: Savoring Italy : recipes and reflections on Italian cooking

By Michele Scicolone ; photographs by Noel Barnhurst and Steven Rothfeld; Chuck William (editor)

New York, New York: Time-Life Books, 1999. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Folio 13 1/4" tall; 256 pages, brown and beige boards. A near fine, clean hardcover with light shelf wear, binding solid, paper white. In a near fiine, lightly worn dust jacket. Additional postage for extra size and weight for domestic postage covered in regular price.

$19.00

Dietetics for High Schools

By Florence Willard and Lucy H. Gillett

New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1928. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Duodecimo, 7 2/3" tall, xx + 201 pages, black titles on green cloth. A very good clean, sturdy volume over all with minor exterior shelf wear, rubbing at the corners, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

The Art of Cooking and Serving, with 549 tested recipes

By Sarah Field Splint

Cincinnati, Ohio: Procter & Gamble, 1930. First Edition. Original Wraps. Good. Duodecimo, 7 1/4" tall, 252 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, illustrated cloth. A good original copy over all with moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling ; binding solid, interior paper moderately yellowed, interior endpapers and fore-edges soiled.

$9.50

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