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Snacks; A Canadian Food History
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Snacks; A Canadian Food History

By Thiessen, Janis

Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press 978088755799-6 [978088755799-6] 2017. (Trade paperback) 344pp. Near fine. Illustrations, photographs, notes, bibliography, index. "Janis Thiessen profiles several iconic Canadian snack food companies, including Old Dutch Potato Chips, Hawkins Cheezies, and chocolatier Ganong. These companies have developed in distinctive ways, reflecting the unique stories of their founders and their intense connection to specific places....Through extensive oral history and archival research, Thiessen uncovers the roots of our deep loyalties to different snack foods, what it means to be an independent snack food producer, and the often-quirky ways snacks have been created and marketed". Book about Ganong Chocolate, Hawkins Cheezies, Old Dutch Potato Chips & Snack Foods. (Cookbooks, Business--Canada, Food, Food Industry, History--Canada).


The Short Log & Timber Building Book; A Handbook for Traditional and Modern Post and Beam Houses

By Mitchell, James

Pt. Roberts: Hartley & Marks [0-88179-009-5] 1984. (Small 4to) 282pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn with a 1-inch closed tear to the top of the front cover near the spine. "For owner builders and professional builders this book brings a welcome alternative tot he difficulty of long log and the limitations of frame house construction. The first of its kind, it shows how widely avaliable, easily handled short logs and timbers can be fashioned into beautiful houses - and even by the novice on a limited budget". (Household, Construction, Handbook, House Construction, Household, How to, Log Building, Log Cabins, Log Houses, Timber, Wood Construction).


Purity Cook Book

By Purity Flour Mills (Color illustrations by A.J. Casson.)

Toronto: Purity Flour Mills [1945], 2nd Revision. (Hardcover) 209pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Illustrated red cloth. 875 tested recipes. Illustrations, index, coupons at back. The book is slightly warped. Color illustrations by A.J. Casson. (Cookbooks, Purity Flour Mills).


Open Sandwiches and Cold Lunches; an Introduction to Danish Culinary Art

By Bang, Asta (With Edith Rode.)

Copenhagen: Jul. Gjellerups Forlag 1953. (Hardcover) 114pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Glossy paper covered boards. Color photographs, illustrations. Locale: Denmark. (Cookbooks, Recipes, Sandwiches).


Traditional Ukrainian Cookery

By Stechishin, Savella

Winnipeg: Trident Press Ltd. [0-919490-36-0] 1995, 18th edition. (Hardcover) 496pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Illustrated glossy boards. Illustrations, photographs, index. The spine is sunned. (Cookbooks, Cookbooks, Cuisine, Ukrainian, Ukrainian Canadians).


The White House Cookbook; A Comprehensive Cyclopedia of Information for the Home; Containing Cooking, Toilet and Household Recipes, Menus, Dinner-Giving, Table Etiquette, Care of the Sick, Health Suggestions, Facts Worth Knowing, etc.

By Ziemann, Hugo (With F.L. Gillette.)

Akron: Saalfield Publishing Company 1912, new and enlarged edition. (4to) 619pp. Very good, no dust jacket. White covers with black lettering and illustrations to the front and spine. Marbled edges and endpapers, photographic frontispiece, photographs, illustrations, diagrams, index. The covers are lightly soiled and worn. "The book has been prepared with great care. Every recipe has been tried and tested, and can be relief upon as one of the best of its kind. It is comprehensive, filling completely, it is believed, the requirements of housekeepers of all classes. It embodies several original and commendable features, among which may be mentioned the menus for the holidays and for one week in each month in the year, thus covering all varieties of seasonable foods" - from the Publisher's Preface. Locale: United States. (Cookbooks, Cookbooks, Cooking, Entertaining, Health, Household, Menus, Recipes, Reference, White House--Washington, DC).


Watkins Cook Book

By J. R. Watkins Company

New York: the J.R.Watkins Company 1925. (Staplebound) 64pp. Very good. Black and white and color illustrations, tables. The covers are creased at the corners and there is a previous owner's stamp on the front cover. "Watkins Food Products have much to do with flavor. They have much to do with wholesomeness. A dish that lacks flavor is sure to remain neglected, for properly flavored food to everyone means appetizing food. Such a food has every physical and mental appeal and, therefore, successfully aids digestion. A particular food having all elements of nutritional value and cookery skill will get nowhere if it lacks flavor" - from the book. Time Period 1920's. (Cooking, Cookbooks).


Practical Job Pointers

By Burbank, Nelson L.

New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation 1940. (4to) 129pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Illustrations, diagrams, photographs, index. Small dampstains on the front cover, lightly edgeworn and a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. "Job pointers, kinks, short cuts and new methods of doing old jobs are always of interest to practical men. In 1916 a collection of these were published under the title, Kinks for the Builder....Anyone active in the building trades should be able to find, in this book, helpful and valuable ideas that will save time, effort and money. An index at the back of the book will assist in locating items" - from the Introduction. (Household, Building, Carpentry, Household, Repair).


Personality Development; A Practical Self-Teaching Course; Comprising Health, Posture, Dress, Grooming, Voice and Speech, Conversation, Social and Business Etiquette, Self-Confidence, Poise, Living and Working with Others, Acquiring Background, Improvement of Mind and Character, Achieving Success and Happiness

By Hunter, Estelle B. (Includes Self-Help.)

New York: Personal Improvement Guild 1946. (Staplebound) Fine. 14 staplebound volumes in a burgundy box. Illustrations, notes. "Personality development includes two kinds of self-improvement. The first, which is comparatively simple, is the application of practical rules and principles for keeping in good physical condition, dressing becomingly and appropriately, speaking correctly and pleasingly, and behaving in accordance with accepted social and business etiquette. The second kind, which is more intangible and elusive, involves changing and improvement one's inner self through mental and spiritual growth brought about by cultivating right attitudes, developing self-control, and strengthening character" - from the Foreword. Time Period 1940's. Includes Self-Help. Vol. 1 Good Posture 1 . Vol. 2 Physical Fitness 2 . Vol. 3 Mental Health 3 . Vol. 4 The Well-Dressed Woman 4 . Vol. 5 The Well-Dressed Man 5 . Vol. 6 Speech Improvement 6 . Vol. 7 Social Conversation 7 . Vol. 8 Business English 8 . Vol. 9 Know Your Work 9 . Vol.10 A Background of General Knowledge 10 . Vol.12 Character the Keystone of Personality 12 . Vol.11 Increasing Mental Efficiency 11 . Vol.13 Good Manners 13 . Vol.14 The Principles You Live By 14. (Etiquette, Etiquette, Manners, Personal Development, Self-Confidence).


Ice Cream

By Arbuckle, W. S.

Westport: AVI Publishing Company [0-87055-108-6] 1972, 2nd edition. (Hardcover) 474pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Tables, graphs, photographs, illustrations, appendix, index. A previous owner's name blacked out on the front endpaper. (Cooking, Food Industry, Ice Cream, Textbook).


Every Day Drinking

By Amis, Kingsley (Illustrations by Merrily Harpur.)

London: Hutchinson [0-09-154710-5] 1983, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 118pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Illustrations. Remainder mark on the bottom edge. "The pieces in this delightful and informative collection, in short, are concerned with the whole business of drink and drinking, from the manufacture and preparation of the alcoholic substanes themselves to the pleasure - and occasional pain - of consuming them". Illustrations by Merrily Harpur. (Drinking, Alcohol, Beer, Drinking, Spirits).


Traditional Methods of Canning and Preserving; Recipes and Tips from Alberta's First Nations People

By Canada. First Nations and Inuit Health Branch

Alberta: Alberta Regional Office of Health Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health 2007. (Coil bound) 110pp. Fine. Glossy pages, color photographs throughout, index, references. (Cooking, Food Preservation, Indians of North America, Recipes, Yellowhead Tribal Council).


Blue Ribbon Cook Book; For Everyday Use in Canadian Homes

By Blue Ribbon Limited

Winnipeg: Blue Ribbon 1905, 23rd edition. (Hardcover) 144pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Illustrated white cloth. The coupons are intact. ILlustrations, color illustrated advertisements, index. The cover is slightly dulled and there is light wear at the top and bottom of the spine. "The art of cookery is every day receiving increased attention; and that is as it should be, because good cooking has a great influence on health. We would all enjoy better health and be better able to withstand sickness if more attention were paid to the proper selection and preparation of food. It is our sincere wish that this new and revised edition of the Blue Ribbon Cook Book may be of assistance to the women of Canada. Neither time nor expense has been spared to make it comprehensive and up-to-date. The recipes have all been tried and tested, and have been chosen with a view to the various requirements of Canadian households". Locale: Canada. (Cookbooks, Cookbooks).


New At-A-Glance Food Values Chart (Food Reform Edition)

By Amies, Bridget

London: Academy Press [no date]. (Card covers) Near fine. A fold-out chart in 12 panels printed on card stock. (Household, Nutrition).


Henley's Twentieth Century Formulas, Recipes and Processes; Containing Ten Thousand Selected Household and Workshop Formulas, Recipes, Processes and Money Saving Methods for the Practical Use of Manufacturers, Mechanics, Housekeepers and Home Workers

By Hiscox, Gardner D.

New York: Norman W. Henley Publishing Company 1920, Revised and enlarged edition. (Hardcover) 807; 42pp. Good to very good, no dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering. The covers are lightly soiled and faded on the front, and the rear inner hinge is cracked. Shelfworn. (Household, Formulas, Recipes).


Your Horoscope and Many Helpful Hints

By Dodds Medicine Co.

Toronto: Dodds Medicine Co. [circa 1930s]. (Staplebound) 41pp. Good to very good. Small color illustrated wrappers. A promotional booklet for Dodds remedies. The pages aged and a chip from the front cover at the foot of the spine. (Household, Home Remedies, Horoscopes, Household).


Farm Journal's Country Cookbook

By Nichols, Nell B. (editor)

Garden City: Doubleday 1972, Revised, enlarged edition. (Hardcover) 559pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Color illustrated endpapers. Color photos, index. Light edgewear and a previous owner's bookplate. (Cookbooks, Recipes).


How to Work with Tools and Wood; For the Home Workshop

By Stanley Rule and Level Plant

New Britain: Stanley Rule & Level Plant 1927, 2nd edition. (Hardcover) 179pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Frontispiece, illustrations, plates. There is a previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper. (Household, Carpentry).


Farm Woodwork

By Roehl, Louis M.

Milwaukee: Bruce Publishing Company 1921, Revised Edition. (Hardcover) 136pp. Good to very good, no dust jacket. Frontispiece, illustrations, photographs, tables, instructions for making various useful farm implements including crates, tool boxes, ladders, stools and a carpentry apron. The covers are worn around the edges and there is a one-inch tear in the cloth at the base of the spine. (Carpentry, Carpentry, Farm Life, Farming, Woodworking).


Inside Finishing (Publisher series: King's Series in Woodwork and Carpentry.)

By King, Charles A.

New York: American Book Company 1912. (Hardcover) 227pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Illustrations, tables, index. Publisher series: King's Series in Woodwork and Carpentry. (Household, Carpentry, Woodworking).


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