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Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines Collected During Numerous Visits to the Champagne and Other Viticultural Districts of France and the Principal Remaining Wine-Producing Countries of Europe

By Vizetelly, Henry, Chevalier of the Order of Franz Josef, &c. &c.

London: Ward, Lock & Co., 1879 Hardback, 120mm x 180mm tall (4.75" x 7.25" approx.). Pp (iv), 235 plus a frontispiece and 39 further plates and with numerous illustrations in the text; and with the Errata slip tipped-in at page 224. One small upper blank corner chipped and a few minor upper margin splits-without-loss neatly repaired with [removable] archival tape. Labels and withdrawn stamp for Keele University to front endpapers and tape residues to rubbed head & tail of spine, otherwise fair, in a contemporary library binding of quarter green leather with matching cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition. Quarter Leather/boards. Fair/No d/w.

$304.52

Honey - A Comprehensive Survey
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Honey - A Comprehensive Survey

By Crane, Eva M.Sc., Ph.D., Director, Bee Research Association

Published by Heinemann in co-operation with the Bee Research Association, Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire, England, 1975 Hardback.165mm x 240mm tall (6.5" x 9.5" approx.). Pp xvi, 608 + 30 plates with 88 b/w photo-illustrations, and with text figs. and charts. Contents include an extensive Bibliography and History of Honey, and a chapter "The Language of Honey" by D.E. LeSage, Lecturer in Germanic Philology, University of Sheffield. Very good, with illustrated endpapers, in the original dark-brown boards/gilt spine title, and with the very good, unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper. [Some additional postage may be required for overseas mailing]. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Lge 8vo..

$182.71

Everyday Domestic Science and Hygiene
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Everyday Domestic Science and Hygiene

By Joslin, I.C., B.Sc. & Taylor, P.M., M.A., F.I.S.

London: Macmillan & Co, Ltd., 1959 Hardback, 120mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp viii, 540, with profuse illustrations, mainly in b/w photo & line but with one in colour, Deals with a very wide range of subjects, including weights & measures. Very good, on the original black-decorated light-green cloth-covered boards/black titles.. Second Edition, Reprinted. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. 8vo.

$16.92

The Book of the Pig: Its Selection, Breeding, Feeding, and Management
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The Book of the Pig: Its Selection, Breeding, Feeding, and Management

By Long, James

London: The Bazaar, Exchange & Mart Office, 1916 Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" tall approx.). Pp (vi), 392, plus a frontispiece and 15 further plates and with 71 text figures. Rubs to hd/tl spine and board corners. Signature of the 1919 owner, one M.V. Cave-Penny, to the front free endpaper, some occasional light spotting and internal marks and endpaper joints reinforced, otherwise good, in the original blind-ruled cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and title blind-stamped to front board.. Third Edition, Revised. Cloth. Fair/No d/w. Sm 8vo.

$37.90

British Duck Decoys of Today, 1918 [actually given on the titlepage as 'To-Day' ]

By Whitaker, J., F.Z.S., of Rainworth, Notts., Vice-President of the Selborne Society

London: The Burlington Publishing Co., Ltd.,, 1918 145mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5"). Pp (vi), 138 with a b/w frontispiece plate, plus 9 further b/w photographs, 6 illustrations in line & 22 plans of named decoys. Very minor rubs to hd/tl of spine and a small repaired snag to the foot of the back board. Otherwise good, in the original blind-ruled, green cloth-covered boards/darkened gilt spine title. With the colour-printed bookplate of the Author Thorsten Sjölin to the front pastedown. First Edition. Cloth. Good. Sm 8vo.

$304.52

Bees: Their Habits, Management and Treatment
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Bees: Their Habits, Management and Treatment

By Wood, The Rev. J.G.

London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1865 105mm x165mm tall (4" x 6.5" approx.]. Pp (vi), 114 with a frontispiece plate and 14 text figs., plus (xv) pp adverts [including endpapers and rear cover]. Signature of the 1869 owner (one F. M. Robinson) to ffep/half-title leaf and some spotting to rear cover, otherwise very good, in the original black-printed, illustrated binding of orange cloth over thin card. This, the 1865 edition, is most uncommon, and is not listed in British Bee Books, A Bibliography 1500-1976]. New Edition. Cloth. Good/N/A. Sm 8vo.

$47.37

The Food We Eat. Favorite Recipes from Friends of the United Farmworkers
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The Food We Eat. Favorite Recipes from Friends of the United Farmworkers

By The Bazaar Cookbook Committee: Laurette Colbert; Shirley Ellingson; Cindy Hanson; Maria Keller; Joan Truskoff; Lou Truskoff

Seattle, Washington & Keene, California: United Farm Workers, 1976 Postage will be reduced for this book. 140mm x 217mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp (vi), ii, 96, with text figs. plus 2 double-sided plate leaves. Handwritten inscription to front inner, otherwise very good, in the original comb-bound, black-printed, pictorial soft-card covers/black title.. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Very Good. 8vo..

$20.30

The Complete Imbiber, An Entertainment 6
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The Complete Imbiber, An Entertainment 6

By Ray, Cyril, Editor

London: Vista Books, 1963 Hardback, 165mm x 255mm tall (6.5" x 10" approx.). 224p, with illustrated endpapers and many other colour-printed illustrations and texts throughout. Fold crease to lower corner or rear free endpaper and prelim page toned, other wise very good in the original gilt-decorated, red cloth-covered boards/gilt titles, and with the unclipped, but chipped and lightly sunned, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/Fair. Illus. by Designed by Charles Hasler. Large 8vo..

$20.30

Catalogue. Christmas List with Wholesale Prices, for 1938
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Catalogue. Christmas List with Wholesale Prices, for 1938

By Macfarlane Lang & Co. Ltd., Biscuit & Cake Manufacturers

London & Glasgow: Macfarlane Lang & Co. Ltd., 1938 210mm x 280mm tall (8.25" x 11" approx.). 28 full-colour pages, each printed on duck-egg blue backgrounds with red-printed upper and lower rulings and holly decorations to corners, and depicting over 120 illustrations of the Company's cakes, biscuits and their decorative tins and cartons. Rubs to spine, otherwise very good, in the original embossed, red, gold, blue & black-printed thin-card covers/red cord ties together with, loosely inserted, a black-printed double-sided price-list.. First & Only Edition Thus. Very Good/N/A. 4to..

$60.90

Il Magnifico Chianti (note per una storia del vino chianti): With "Chianti Melini"

By Paronetto, Lamberto

Verona: Enostampa Editrice, 1967 172mm x 240mm tal (6.75" x 9.5" approx.). 230pp Illutrated in colour, b/w & line, and with a folding map. WITH a supplement of 15pp, with illustrations, "Chiant Melini - Casa fondata nel 1705 - Pontassieve - (Firenze). Very good, in the original colour-illustrated, white, soft-card binding.. First Edition.

$24.36

Price List Christmas 1959

By The Victoria Wine Co. Ltd

London: The Victoria Wine Co. Ltd, 1959 Postage will be reduced for this light item. 123mm x 185mm tall (5." x 7.25" approx.). 24pp, printed in burgundy and black with page-corner vignettes. Very good, in the original card covers.. First Edition Thus.

$10.15

A Pinch of Pound Notes SIGNED COPY
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A Pinch of Pound Notes SIGNED COPY

By Dingle, John

London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1954 Hardback, 145mm x 220mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 240pp, with decorated capitals, plus a frontispiece and 7 further plates, with a total of 12 b/w photographs. Inscribed and signed by the Author to the blank lower margin of the frontispiece plate. A little very light occasional spotting to prelims, otherwise very good, in the original plum cloth-covered boards/silver spine title, and with the very good illustrated dust-wrapper.. Inscribed & Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$16.92

Chinese Cookbook [ Text in Chinese and English ]
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Chinese Cookbook [ Text in Chinese and English ]

By Wang, Mrs. Lydia

Tokyo: Kamakura-Shobo Publishing Co. Ltd., 1971 185mm x 257mm tall (7.25" x 10" approx.). 96pp fully illustrated, mostly b/w photo but with 4 illustrations in colour, with each recipe very clearly set-out and explained with the photographs covering each of the main stages of the process. Published, for some reason, as part of "Dressmaking Illustrated". Very good, in the original soft green-card covers/white titles, and with the sound, but spine-sunned, colour-photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. Postage will be reduced for this item.. 15th Edition. Very Good/Good. 4to..

$16.92

A Guide to Marketable Fish
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A Guide to Marketable Fish

By Daniel, R.J., D.Sc. [ Richard Jellicoe Daniel ]

Liverpool: Printed by C. Tinling & Co. for the Author, 1948 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 68pp, with illustrated title-page, 10 plates and 13 text figs. Prelims spotted, otherwise good, in the original black-printed, illustrated soft card covers. Undated, but circa 1948, this most informative little work was originally only obtainable from the Author, at the Department of Oceanography at Liverpool University. First Edition. Good.

$13.53

Bees and Their Management [ In Volume VI of Live Stock of the Farm, which Includes much on Dogs, Goats & other animals]
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Bees and Their Management [ In Volume VI of Live Stock of the Farm, which Includes much on Dogs, Goats & other animals]

By Herrod-Hempsall, W., F.R.S.

London: The Gresham Publishing Company, 1916 Hardback, 160mm x 230mm tall (6.25" x 9" approx.]. 63pp + 3 single-sided plate leaves with a total of 5 b/w photographs and 13 figures in the text. Some occasional spotting, mainly to prelims and upper blank margins, otherwise very good, in the original blind-decorated, cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Volume VI of Live Stock of the Farm, of which this comprises merely the first chapter, also contains in its total of 199pp, sections by Edward C. Ash, H,.S. Holmes-Pegler, and Professor James Wilson, on dogs (Pp101-154 inc.), ferrets, goats, asses and mules, and has a tissue-guarded frontispiece plate and a total of 34 b/w photos. [British Bee Bibliography ref. 474, says: "This little-known work by Herrod-Hempsall is one of his earliest".] Undated, but 1915/16. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. 4to.

$37.90

Wine List Autumn 1951 [with that for 1954]

By Gapp's Stores ( Gapp's Ltd), Est. 1869

London: Gapp's Ltd, 1951 Postage will be reduced for this light item. 120mm x 185mm tall (4.75" x 7.75" approx.). 30pp, including cover inners, printed in red & black and with a vintage chart on the inside of the rear cover. Very good, in the original card covers. Together with, gratis, the list for Autumn 1954, which is lacking the rear cover.. First Edition Thus.

$12.86

The Farmer Goes to Town. The Story of San Francisco's Farmers' Market SIGNED COPY
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The Farmer Goes to Town. The Story of San Francisco's Farmers' Market SIGNED COPY

By Brucato, John G.

San Francisco: Burke Publishing Company, 1948 Hardback, 130mm x 198mm tall (5" x 7.75" approx.). 144pp with a frontispiece and 10 further b/w photos. Signed by the Author to the front free endpaper. Light rubs to the head and tail of spine, otherwise very good, in the original light-green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w.

$13.53

Wine List Winter 1962-3. Wines, Spirits Cigars, Etc.

By Barkers of Kensington

London: John Barker & Co Ltd, 1962 Postage will be reduced for this light item. 135mm x 210mm tall (5.25" x 8.25" approx.). 24pp, with 6 text figs. Very good, in the original illustrated card covers.. First Edition Thus.

$9.47

The Gunge File. Episodes in the Life of Ray Gunge, Self-Styled Catering Wizard of the North. SIGNED

By Cooper, Derek

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp viii, 151, illustrated by the cartoons of Bill Tidy. Signed and inscribed by the Author, otherwise fine in the original orange cloth-covered boards/black titles. The unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper is creased to the top of the back panel; has a short repaired tear-without-loss, but is otherwise good.. Signed and inscribed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Good. Illus. by Tidy, Bill. 8vo.

$13.53

Cunning Cookery
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Cunning Cookery

By Boumphrey, G.M. With a Foreword by Gwen Frangçon-Davies

London: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, 1938 15128mm x 183mm tall (5" x 7.25"approx.). Pp x, 181 + 3pp blank (for notes), with ingredients measuring tables to cover inners. Previous owner's neat signature to upper blank margin of front free endpaper, otherwise almost fine, in the original colour illustrated thin white card covers/green cloth spine. Reference is made in the Foreword to this work originally having been published under the title "Geoffrey Boumphrey's Week End Cookery Book". First Edition. Quarter Cloth & Card. Very Good/Later glassine d/w. 8vo.

$20.30

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