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cover of Gimp Braiding Projects; Written and Illustrated by Charles E. White, Jr.

Gimp Braiding Projects; Written and Illustrated by Charles E. White, Jr.

by White, Charles E., Jr.

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Published
1936
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Near Fine
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$16.00

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Boston: Fellowcrafters, 1936. Paperback. Near Fine. [16] p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Stapled illustrated paper covers. Page count includes cover. Includes directions for making basket-weave bracelets, leashes and lanyards, braided bracelets, round gimp bracelets, and braided belts. Gimp is twisted silk, worsted, or cotton with cord or wire running through it. In Near Fine… Read more
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cover of Fun at Cocktail Time: Provided by Seagram's Distillers Since 1857; and written by Julien J. Proskauer; Illustrations by John Whitcomb

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New York: Seagram-Distillers, 1934. Paperback. Very Good. Third Printing, April 1934. 38, [2] p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Stapled illustrated paper cover. Pages of recipes for cocktails face pages with instructions for magic tricks suitable for performing at cocktail hour. Published the year after the end of Prohibition in the United States. Julien J. Proskauer… Read more
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$129.00
cover of Plantation Cookery from Old Virginia featuring Virginia Ham

Plantation Cookery from Old Virginia featuring Virginia Ham

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Published
1955
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Near Fine
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$19.00

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Richmond, Va: Jordan's Old Virginia Smokehouse, 1955. Paperback. Near Fine. 15 p.: illustrations; 22 cm. Stapled; cover title. Printed in red and black on brown paper throughout. No date of publication. Includes menus and recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and party dishes. In Near Fine Condition: front cover is lightly soiled; otherwise, clean… Read more
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cover of Ein Erbhof im Allgäu von Edwin Erich Dwinger; Mit bildern von Hans Retzlaff und Waltraut Dwinger

Ein Erbhof im Allgäu von Edwin Erich Dwinger; Mit bildern von Hans Retzlaff und Waltraut Dwinger

by Dwinger, Edwin Erich

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Published
1937
Condition
Very Good -
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$25.00

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Munich: F. Bruckmann, 1937. Hardcover. Very Good -. 143, [1] p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Green cloth with gilt stamped spien and cover titles. Former owner's bookplate on front fixed endpaper of "Hans M. Sylvester, M.D." The author, Edwin Erich Dwinger (1898-1981), was one of the most popular authors in Nazi Germany. He published many… Read more
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cover of Famous Recipes in the Philadelphia Manner: Presented for Your Pleasure by Philadelphia the Heritage Whisky

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Philadelphia: Continental Distilling Corp, 1951. Paperback. Near Fine. 24 p.: illustrations; 20 cm. Stapled white covers with red cover title and embossed illustration of the Liberty Bell on the front cover. Contains 38 drink recipes including Fish House Punch, Horse's Neck, Milk Punch, and Polo Cocktail, as well as 16 recipes for food associated with early… Read more
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cover of Good Looking Cooking: A Guide to the Use of Unflavored Gelatine for Students

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Johnstown, N.Y.: Knox Gelatine, 1959. Pamphlet. Very Good. 15, [1] p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Stapled pamphlet with illustrated cover. Cover title. Contains directions for using unflavored gelatine and recipes for whips, sponges and snows, chiffons, mousses and charlottes. Recipes include chicken mousse, strawberry ginger pie, turkey-tomato mold, and nesselrode pie. The "Students" referred… Read more
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cover of Holman's Baking Powder = Holman's Backpulver [Advertising Broadside]

Holman's Baking Powder = Holman's Backpulver [Advertising Broadside]

by Holman, Edward D.

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Published
1868
Condition
Very Good -
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$149.00

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Buffalo, N.Y.: E. D. Holman, 1868. Very Good -. 1 broadside (30 x 22 cm.). Advertising and recipes for Holman's Baking Powder, printed on one side in two columns, one in English and one in German. The business address is given as "179 (New No.) Main St." In Buffalo city directories, Edward D. Holman, grocer, is… Read more
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cover of The House in My Head

The House in My Head

by Rodgers, Dorothy

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Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine
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$15.00

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New York: Atheneum, 1967. Hardcover. Near Fine. [2], x, 254 p., color frontispiece and [24] p. of color and black-and-white illustrations; 27 cm. Off-white linen with gilt-on-green spine title and gilt cover title with the author's initials in gilt on brown. Top page edge green; green endpapers with site and floor plans of the house. … Read more
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cover of Pennsylvania German Splint and Straw Baskets by Guy F. Reinert; Photographs by the Author [Home Craft Course Series, vol. 22]

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Plymouth Meeting, Pa: Mrs. C. Naaman Keyser [Mildred Davis Keyser], 1946. Paperback. Very Good. 16 p., illustrations; 23 cm. Stapled beige wrapper printed in dark brown on front wrapper. Inside back wrapper contains list of titles in the Home Craft Course Series. The author provides some hitory of Pennsylvania German splint and straw baskets, as… Read more
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cover of The Housekeepers' Almanac [for 1884]

The Housekeepers' Almanac [for 1884]

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Published
1883
Condition
Fair
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$26.00

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Philadelphia: s.n., 1883. Paperback. Fair. [32] p.: illustrations; 19 cm. Sewn. Lacking wrapper? No publication information; probably published in Philadelphia. Contains calendar for 1884 with recipes, medical advice, and other useful information for the housekeeper. The recipes include chestnut sauce for roast turkey; Westphalia loaves; mock turtle soup; coffee jelly; cauliflower salad; flax seed… Read more
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cover of Legs d'un Pere a ses Filles par feu le Docteur Gregory = A Father's Legacy to his Daughters by the late Dr. Gregory, of Edinburgh

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Paris: De l'Imprimerie Anglais, 1793. Hardcover. Good. Nouvelle Edition. [24], 264 p.; 16 cm. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper over boards. 19th-century repair of joints with dark brown linen; later repair of front joint with white linen. Small bookplate of the Lynn Public Library on front fixed endpaper; "Rules and Regulations" of the… Read more
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cover of Cook Book: Thornbury Township P. T. A. [Ruth Wills, Sue Layman, Jean Kemery, Dorothy Brown]

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Thornbury Township, Pa: Glen Mills Elementary School P. T. A., 1962. Paperback. Near Fine. 92 p.: illustrations; 22 cm. Stapled; green cover printed in black with cover illustration of a smiling cow. Cover title: "Want to be contented? Try Our Cook Book." Recipes include: Dutch hustle cake; Queen Elizabeth cake; Moravian mints; brown butter balls;… Read more
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cover of The Lancaster, (Pa.) General Hospital "Benefit" Cook Book of Priceless "Tried and Tested" Lancaster County Recipies With Minute Directions: A Practical and Economical Guide to Cooking and the Kitchen forming altogether one of the most valuable Household Books of the Day; Issued by the Women's Auxiliary Societies of the Lancaster General Hospital

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Lancaster, Pa: Lancaster General Hospital, 1912. Hardcover. Very Good -. Printed by Conn & Slote, Lancaster, Pa. 224 p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Plain black cloth. No date of publication; section about the Lancaster General Hospital is dated 1912. Contains advertisements for Lancaster County businesses. Recipes include: apple snow; meat cakes; apple omelet; walnut… Read more
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cover of The Pheasant: Natural History by the Rev. H. A. MacPherson; Shooting by A. J. Stuart-Wortley; Cookery by Alexander Innes Shand; With Illustrations by A. Thorburn

The Pheasant: Natural History by the Rev. H. A. MacPherson; Shooting by A. J. Stuart-Wortley; Cookery by Alexander Innes Shand; With Illustrations by A. Thorburn

by MacPherson, H. A.; Stuart-Wortley, A. J.; Shand, Alexander Innes

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Published
1896
Condition
Very Good +
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$36.00

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London, New York, and Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1896. Hardcover. Very Good +. Second Edition. viii, [2], 265, [3], 32 p., frontispiece and 9 leaves of illustrations; title vignette and in-text diagrams; 20 cm. Off-white cloth with gilt spine title and red cover title; red spine and cover series titles; cover illustration in brown. … Read more
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cover of Recipes from Anico [American National Insurance Co.]

Recipes from Anico [American National Insurance Co.]

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Published
1961
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Very Good
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Galveston, Tx: American National Insurance Co, 1961. Paperback. Very Good. [16] p.: illustrations; 21 cm. Stapled wrappers with front wrapper illustration; wrappers included in page count. Stapled to the front wrapper is the business card of Western Realty realtor Robert McBroom. Contains "a wealth of wonderful, interesting recipes," including: pita sa orasima; imp of satan… Read more
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cover of Rezepte und Kurarten mit theoretisch-praktischen Anmerkungen von D. Ernst Anton Nicolai [vol. 3]

Rezepte und Kurarten mit theoretisch-praktischen Anmerkungen von D. Ernst Anton Nicolai [vol. 3]

by Nicolai, Ernst Anton

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Published
1790
Condition
Good
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$232.00

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Jena: Crökers Buchhandlung, 1790. Hardcover. Good. "Zweite verbesserte und vielvermehrte Ausgabe." Vol. 3 only: [2], 764 p.; 20 cm. Original plain boards; pages are untrimmed. Ernst Anton Nicolai (1722-1802) studied medicine at the University of Halle with Friedrich Hoffmann. From 1758 until his death in 1802 he taught medicine and chemistry at the University… Read more
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cover of The Citizen and Countryman's Experienced Farrier; by J. Markham, G. Jefferies, and Experienced Indians

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Chambersburg , Pa: Thomas J. Wright, 1839. Hardcover. Good +. 332, [10] p.; 17 cm. Contemporary tree calf; leather spine label with gilt-tooled title: Experienced Farrier. Former owner's inscription on front fixed endpaper: John Burkholder's Book 1853. Name repeated on front free endpaper. "To the reader": signed C.D. Lesher. Includes Table of Drugs and… Read more
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cover of The Buncombe County Democrat Secrets Cookbook

The Buncombe County Democrat Secrets Cookbook

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good +
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$35.00

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Asheville, N.C.: Buncombe County Democratic Party, 1986. Hardcover. Very Good +. [80] p.; 22 cm. White card covers with black comb binding; red and blue cover title with illustration of Democratic donkey. No publication information. Inscribed at foot of first page: "Rena James 1986-87" (Rena Genoble James Farnsworth (1921-2011)). Sold as a fundraiser for… Read more
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cover of The Medical and Agricultural Register, For the Years 1806 and 1807.  Containing practical information on husbandry; cautions and directions for the preservation of health, management of the sick, &c. Designed for the use of families; Edited by Daniel Adams

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Boston: Manning & Loring, 1806. Hardcover. Very Good -. "Printed by Manning and Loring. Sold by them, and by Etheridge & Bliss, Boston; Cushing & Appleton, Salem; Thomas & Whipple, Newburyport; Charles Peirce, Portsmouth; Henry Cushing, Provience; Lincoln & Gleason, Hartford; Bronson, Walter & Co. New-Haven; I. Thomas, jun. Worcester; J. Prentiss, Keene; as also in various other… Read more
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cover of The Gentleman's Stable Guide: Containing a familiar description of the American stable; the most approved method of feeding, grooming, and general management of horses; together with directions for the care of carriages, harness, etc.

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Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1870. Hardcover. Very Good. ix, [2], 12-184 p.: frontispiece, in-text plans and line drawings; 18 cm. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt-stamped spine title and decoration; blind-stamped decoration on both boards. Dark brown endpapers. Frontispiece is an elevation of the garden front of a stable of Fairman Rogers, Philadelphia. First edition.… Read more
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