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The Way to Cook

by Child, Julia

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1989
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1st edition
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Alfred Knopf, NY, 1989. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "This is a book for the servantless American cook. The recipes are detailed so the reader will know how to go about it. This makes them a bit longer than usual. The excellence of French cooking, and of good cooking in general, is due more to cooking technique that to anything… Read more
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The Oxford Companion to Food

by Davidson, Alan; Tom Jaine (editor)

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2006
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2nd edition
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Oxford University, NY, 2006. 2nd edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Over 2,500 A-Z entries; including articles by over fifty specialists. A wide-ranging treatment of foods and food products and how to use them; including plant products, meats, birds and eggs, dairy products, nuts, fish and all seafoods, plant foods, cereals, and exotic foods. A true cornucopia, offering all the flavors,… Read more
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Food: An Oxford Anthology

by Allen, Brigid (editor)

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Published
1994
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1st edition
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Oxford University, NY, 1994. 1st edition "A splendid, soup-to-nuts cornucopia of comment and opinion on food from some of our greatest writers through the ages. Ranging from royal banquets to after school snacks. From the diary of a castaway to instructions for dairy maids, this appetizing collection will entice anyone with an interest in food. The selections illustrate how food defines… Read more
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The Literary Gourmet: The Pleasure of Reading About Wonderful Food in Scenes from Great Literature. Menus and recipes derived from the writing of great authors

by Wolfe, Linda; Drawings by Frederick E. Banbery

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Published
1962
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Very Good
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1st edition
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Random House, NY, 1962. 1st edition. hardcover. Very Good /No dust jacket.. "Award-winning underground culinary classic. Recipes gathered from classic cookbooks of the authors' own times. Adapted for today and tested in the kitchens of the Four Seasons Restaurant." [Pub. Info] Authors include: Horace; Boccaccio; Chaucer; Shakespeare; Cervantes; Defoe; Goldsmith; Austen; Dickens; Thackery; Flaubert; Tolstoy; Zola; Chekhov; Wilde;… Read more
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The Art of Dining: A History of Cooking & Eating

by Paston-Williams, Sara

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Published
1995
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1st edition
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National Trust/ Harry N. Abrams, London/ NY, 1995. 1st edition. hardcover. Fine/Fine. "From the cavernous kitchens and great halls of medieval house like Cotehele in Cornwall to the ingenious technology of late Victorian service areas such as that at Cragside in Northumberland. Each chapter includes historical recipes, together with their modern adaptations." [Pub. Info] Beautifully illustrated, large format… Read more
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Tales of the Table: A History of Western Cuisine

by Norman, Barbara

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Published
1972
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Fine
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1st edition
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Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1972. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. English. "A sideboard of anecdote and encyclopedic chitterlings about noted chefs and diners, dishes and menus from the Assyrians on up. There is also a section given to brief historical portraits of various viands, and a selection of menus from ancient and modern extravaganzas." [Kirkus] 1ST EDITION.
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Larousse Gastronomique: The World Authority

by Turgeon, Charlotte and Niba Froude; Prosper Mongtagne (editor) Introduction by August Escoffier and Phileas Gilbert.

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Published
1961
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Fine
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1st edition
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$325.00

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Crown, NY, 1961. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "This book is the International Famous Bible of cooking; 8,500 recipes and full information on all culinary matters." [Pub. Info] 'The First American edition of the Encyclopedia of Food, Wine, and Cookery.' 8,500 recipes; 1000 illustrations; 1101 pages. Detailed index. 1ST US EDITION, LATER PRINTING.
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The American Heritage Cookbook: An illustrated History of American Eating & Drinking (2 volumes with slipcase)

by McCuley, Helen (editor)

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Published
1964
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Fine
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1st edition
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American Heritage, NY, 1964. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Part 1 of this two-volume book is a collection of essays about the history of food in the US illustrated with period drawings, paintings and photos." [Pub, Info] Volume I: Illustrated History; Volume II: Menus and Recipes. 629 pages; detailed Index. 1ST EDITION.
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Larousse Treasury of Country Cooking

by Maronne, Marie and Rose Montigny

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Published
1975
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1st edition
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Crown, NY, 1975. 1st edition. hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Brings together ideas and instructions for preparing an assortment of culinary delights from the provincial kitchens of France and more than fifty other countries." [Pub. Info] Beautifully illustrated. 450 recipes. 512 pages. 1ST THUS.
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Vintage: The Story of Wine

by Johnson, Hugh

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1989
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1st edition
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Simon and Schuster, NY, 1989. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. "From one of the preeminent writers on wine today, the lavishly illustrated and brilliantly told story of wine and civilization, from ancient Rome to the present. Combining extensive research and scholarship with wit and eloquence, Johnson traces the path of the grape from agricultural product to work of art.… Read more
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Cross Creek Cookery

by Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan; Illustrations by Robert Camp

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Fine
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Scribners, NY. Fine. Hardcover. Fine/American 20th century, author, Florida, regional, fiction, young adults, short stories, Newbery Honor, Pulitzer Prize. English. "First published in 1942, 'Cross Creek Cookery' was compiled by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings at the request of readers who wanted to recreate the luscious meals described in 'Cross Creek' -- her famous memoir of life… Read more
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Massee's Wine-Food Index: An Epicure's Handbook for International Dining

by Massee, William E.

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c. 1962
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Bramhall House, NY by arrangement with the McGraw-Hill Book Company, c. 1962. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Drawings by Dorothy Iven. "In the most practical and economical form, this ingenious handbook conveys a vast storage of information about the world and great wines and foods. There are more than 11,000 entries on famed national and regional dishes, fine wines... The Wine-Food… Read more
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Gastronomy of France

by Oliver, Raymond ; translated from the French by Claude Durrell

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Published
1967
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The Wine and Food Society in assoc with World Publishing, Cleveland, 1967. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. The pathos of cookery wind across civilizations, by way of the shepherd's hut, the fisherman's nets, the plough shares, the baker's art and finally emerge via the schoolroom... [W]onder what contribution 'ratatouille' can possibly have made to the progress of civilization[?]... each… Read more
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The Noble Grapes: the Great Wines of France

by Simon, Andre

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1st edition
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McGraw Hill Book Company, NY . 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Photographs by Percy Hennell. "In this handsome, definitive book, Andre Simon, the world's leading authority on wines, brings you the story of the great wines of France - from grape to glass Andre Simon describes various species of grapes, the vineyards of each district, methods of wine… Read more
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The New Great Vintage Wine Book

by Broadbent, Michael

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Published
1991
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1st edition
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Knopf, NY, 1991. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "The head of Christie's wine department, Michael Broadbent has been sampling virtually every great vintage, new and old, for more than 40 years. This new, expanded, and fully updated edition of his classic wine guide is more than 90 percent new, and incorporates another 10 years of notes on tasting into… Read more
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The Way to Cook

by Child, Julia (inscribed by the author)

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1989
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1st edition
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Alfred Knopf, NY , 1989. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Inscribed by the author. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. "This is a book for the servantless American cook who can be unconcerned on occasion with budgets, waistlines, time schedules, children's meals, the parent-chauffeur. syndrome, or anything else which might interfere with the enjoyment of producing something wonderful to eat. [T]he… Read more
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