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California Place Names ;  The Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical  Names, Fourth edition  The Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical  Names, Fourth edition
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California Place Names ; The Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical Names, Fourth edition The Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical Names, Fourth edition

By Gudde, Erwin G. & William Bright

University of California Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1998. Second Printing. Hardcover. 9780520213166 . Hardcover in blue cloth boards in yellow jacket w color illus. Fine unmarked in Fine jacket with Clear protective cover. " Like its predecessors, this edition concentrates on the origins of the names currently used for the cities, towns, settlements, mountains, and streams of California, with engrossing accounts of the history of their usage. It has been updated to incorporate the latest research on California place names published by regional historians and to include new names that have been added to the California map since 1969. Readers will appreciate the local pronunciation of place names with unusual spellings; anyone curious about how to say La Jolla or Weitchpec can find the information here, in phonetic transcriptions. Finally, the many California place names of American Indian origin—such as Yreka, Shasta, Napa, Sonoma, Tamalpais, Yosemite, Lompoc, Mugu, Coachella, or Poway—receive particular attention from editor William Bright. The dictionary includes a Glossary and a Bibliography. " ; 9.699999990106 X 7.199999992656 X 1.299999998674 inches; 460 pp pages .

$21.25

Herbs in the Kitchen
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Herbs in the Kitchen

By Heath, Ambrose

London: Faber & Faber. Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1952. Hardcover. Signed by Author . 160 pp. Inscribed by the author on the ffep and dated 9/53. From the library of Lucille Fillin with Fillin's bookplate AND laid in is the invoice from Cooks Books, Sussex England, for the purchase of 26 of "Ambrose Heath's cookery books," dated 1981. A solid copy with a few finger smudges, foxing along the edges and offset on the endpages. The dust jacket is bright, very lightly worn along the edges and is price clipped. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall .

$38.25

Holiday Book of Food and Drink
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Holiday Book of Food and Drink

By Angell, Roger; Lucius Beebe; Carl L. Beimiller; Charles Cooke; Elizabeth Janeway; et al

New York: Hermitage House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. 341 pp. Gathered together here, these essays were first published as Food Features in Holiday, an American travel magazine published from 1946 to 1977 with articles written by famous authors. Illustrations are by Leo Manso. "Here's talk...about food and drink, historic facts, economic facts, odd facts; liberally sprinkled with piquant anecdotes. ...concludes with visits to Locke-Ober's in Boston, the St. Regis in New York, the Pump Room in Chicago, Trader Vic's in Oakland, and Dave Chasen's in Hollywood." Scattered throughout are recipes such as Shrimp Mariniere from Antonine's, Whiting Stew from sloppy Louie's and so forth. Clean tight copy with edge worn dust jacket, not price clipped, now in archival cover.; 8vo .

$17.00

British Colonialism ;  30 Years Serving Democracy or Hypocrisy?  30 Years  Serving Democracy or Hypocrisy?
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British Colonialism ; 30 Years Serving Democracy or Hypocrisy? 30 Years Serving Democracy or Hypocrisy?

By Arrigonie, Harry

Lazarus Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1998. Hardcover. 1898546266 . Hardcover in blue cloth boards in white jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. ; 8.5039369992 X 5.7480314902 X 0.8661417314 inches; 184 pp pages .

$85.00

Fragments of a Faith Forgotten: The Gnostics: A Contribution to the Study  of the Origins of Christianity
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Fragments of a Faith Forgotten: The Gnostics: A Contribution to the Study of the Origins of Christianity

By Mead, G. R. S.

University Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1960. Hardcover. Hardcover in gray boards w black cloth spine, in Burgundy jacket w color illus. Fine unmarked in Fine jacket in Clear protective cover. ; 8vo ; 633 pp pages .

$21.25

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

By Dillard, Annie

Harper's Magazine Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0061219800 . First Edition, Hardcover in brown cloth boards in brown jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket with Clear protective cover. " Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is a personal narrative of the author. The book highlights one year's explorations on foot in the author's own neighborhood, one year's assaults and curiosities." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 271 pp pages .

$8.50

Coffee: Recipes Customs Facts and Fancies
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Coffee: Recipes Customs Facts and Fancies

By Gordon, Jean

New York: Gramercy. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1963. Hardcover. 96 pp. Index, General and Recipe. Illustrated. "A collection of 130 coffee recipes and fascinating coffee lore from forty-five countries, beginning with the 13th century up to and including the (then) present day." Contents: I. Coffee Beverages; Coffee Companions & Coffee Customs; II. Coffee Desserts & Coffee Facts; III. Coffee Candies, Meat Dishes, Sauces, Icings, Frostings, & Coffee Fancies; Evolution of A Cup of Coffee; A Coffee Thesaurus; A Brief Coffee Chronology; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; General Information; Index. ; 8vo .

$12.75

White House Chef
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White House Chef

By Rysavy, Francois

New York: Putnam. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1957. Hardcover. 286 pp. Illustrated by Artur Marokvia. As told to Fances Spatz Leighton. Price clipped and the spine is faded and toned; the boards have bumped ends, else a very nice copy in a clear archival cover. One of the few pre-Kennedy White House cook books. A personal as well as a culinary autobiography of the author including his two and a half years as head chef at the White House for President Eisenhower. The background of the dishes he served; how menus were planned for special guests at the White House; gastronomy from previous presidential tenants; food for special occasions and holidays; menus for a month of White House dining and more. "A cook's tour -- in more ways than one -- this should have its market in the very special cookbook department."; 8vo .

$12.75

The Neighborhood Cook Book
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The Neighborhood Cook Book

By Council of Jewish Women

Portland, Oregon: Press of Bushong & Co.,. Good. 1914. Second edtion. Hardcover. Second edition, revised and expanded. White paper over board; 329 pp. Recipe and [1] advertisement indexes. Title page with b&w photograph of the Neighborhood House Settlement Center of the Portland Section. Advertising matter interspersed. "The paper used in the book was manufactured on this Coast and kindly donated by The Portland Paper Jobbers." Recipes are without contributor's names save for the few from Mrs. Nettie Kock (?). Hand written recipes for "Orange Marlade" (sic), "Waffles" and two untitled. Good. All extremities are worn; there is a moisture stain along the inside of the bottom edge and spotting throughout text, front hinge just beginning to break. A solid, albeit worn copy of this significant work. Between 1878 and 1927 the Jewish community of Portland grew by approximately 11,000 immigrants. The Neighborhood House played an important role in helping Jewish immigrants adapt to American culture as well as offering sewing and other classes to young girls throughout the community regardless of ethnicity or religion. They were also active politically; Josephine Mayer Hirsch, a major supporter of the Neighborhood House, was the director of the Portland Equal Suffrage League. ; 8vo .

$106.25

The Art of Cooking with Herbs and Spices : A handbook of flavors and savors
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The Art of Cooking with Herbs and Spices : A handbook of flavors and savors

By Miloradovich, Milo

New York: Doubleday. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1954. Hardcover. 304 pp. Index. Dust jacket is not price clipped but is chipped and worn along the edges; former owners name in pen on ffep. Sections: Savory Herbs and Spices - 1. Definitions & Using with basic foods: desserts, beverages, cheeses, fish & shellfish, meats, salads and salad dressings, sauces and stuffings, vegetables, eggs, game and poultry, soups and chowders. 2. Culinary Herb Leaves and Flowering Tips: (including) botanical name, description, taste, and aroma. Using specific herb with basic foods. Amounts to use with basic foods. Recipes using herb leaves. 3. Culinary Aromatic Herb Seed: (as #2). 4. Herb Bastes and Marinades; Blends and bouquets: How to Prepare and Use. 5. Herb, Condiment, and Spice Butters: use and recipes. 6 Herbs and Tree-Blossom Honey: preparation, recipes, origin and botanical name. 7. Herb and Spice Jellies: various preparation, recipes (more). 8. Herb Powder; Herb and Spice Salts: Definitions, preparation, recipes. 9. Herb condiment, and spice salad dressings (preparation etc.) 10. Herb and Spice Sauces and stuffings: Recipes for each. 11. Herb Teas and spiced beverages: preparing the leaves, aromatic & iced teas, recipes, etc.. 12. Herb and Spice Vinegars: Preparation, recipes etc. 13. Wines and Wine Vinegars: Flavored with... 14. Spices: Tips of using, botanical name, description etc.. 15 Spice Recipes and Blends: Popular commercial blends, Recipes using spices in combination. 16. Herb and Spice Condiments; Popular Prepared Sauces: Contents of each and how it was packaged, recipes for preparing condiments and sauces, Chutneys etc. INDEX. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall .

$15.30

Dutch Cooking
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Dutch Cooking

By Halverhout, Heleen A.M.

Drieholk Bv Uitgevery De. Very Good. 1990. Softcover. 906030330x . Softcover in VG condition ; 144 pp pages .

$4.25

Pottery ;  A Guide to Advanced Techniques  Manual of Techniques  A Guide  to Advanced Techniques
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Pottery ; A Guide to Advanced Techniques Manual of Techniques A Guide to Advanced Techniques

By Wensley, Doug

Crowood Pr. Fine with no dust jacket. 1996. Hardcover. 9781852237813 . Hardcover in Fine condition " This is a practical guide to pottery. From the essentials of understanding and preparing the raw material, it explains the principles, processes and more advanced techniques in order to explore the properties of clay, and to realise your own potential as a potter. With contributions from contemporary ceramic-artists, it includes understanding and preparing clay, the principles of good design, hand-building and throwing, assembly, decoration, unorthodox procedures, glazing and firing. " ; Manual of Techniques; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pp pages .

$8.50

Beth's Basic Bread Book
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Beth's Basic Bread Book

By Hensperger, Beth

Chronicle Books. Fine. 1996. Softcover. 9780811808200 . Softcover in Fine condition " Introduces basic bread-making techniques and equipment, and shares recipes for white bread, rolls, French bread, whole wheat, and sweet breads. " ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pp pages .

$4.25

Slipware  ; Ceramic skillbooks
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Slipware ; Ceramic skillbooks

By Pollex, John

Watson-Guptill. Very Good. 1979. Hardcover. 0823048578 . Hardback in VG condition in Clear protective cover ; Ceramic skillbooks; 95 pp pages .

$8.50

Rubies from Byron
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Rubies from Byron

By Byron, George Gordon (Lord Byron)

Boston: De Wolfe & Fiske Co. Near Fine. N.D.. Leather. c1890. Full limp leather binding; Arts & Crafts Movement embossed design with title block bordered and lettered in gilt. Victorian gift book embellished with gold flourishes and beautiful full page chromolithographic plates of flowers by Catharina Klein, (1861-1929). The frontispiece is a color portrait of Lord Byron with facsimile autograph, corner tip worn; title page with red and gold lettering and embellishment. [33] pp. All edges gilt. New white silk morie endpages, nicely done with some wrinkle at each hinge. An attractive, giftable collection. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$38.25

Saunterings in Spain. Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo, Cordova, Seville,  Granada. With Twenty Four Illustrations.
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Saunterings in Spain. Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo, Cordova, Seville, Granada. With Twenty Four Illustrations.

By Seymour, Frederick H. A.

E. P. Dutton. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1906. First American Edition. Hardcover. Hardback in VG condition Red cloth, gilt stamped and lettering on cover and spine; top edge gilt. Rough cut. Former owners name. 'S' written, on the spine. ; 8vo ; 308 pp pages .

$34.00

Conquest of Granada
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Conquest of Granada

By Irving, Washington

David Mckay. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1894. Hardcover. Hardback VG Blue cloth stamped gilt border and title on spine and cover, somewhat dulled. all extremities worn. Some foxing to preliminaries only. 16 illustrations; tissue guards with red lettering. Broken back hinge. ; 8vo ; 528 pp pages .

$21.25

Familiar Spanish Travels
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Familiar Spanish Travels

By Howells, William Dean

Harper & Brothers. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition Hardcover in green cloth boards NF condition with minimal wear to corner tips, dulled spine; without dust jacket. Nice copy ; 8vo ; 327 pp pages .

$46.75

The Art of Jewish Cooking
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The Art of Jewish Cooking

By Grossinger, Jennie

New York: Random House. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Xiii, 229 pages. Introduction by Paul Grossinger. Illlustrated by Lorrain Fox. White board with gilt lettring. Pictorial endpages. Former owner's name "Gary Hogue" on the half title. Text is clean and tight without markings or soil. The dust jacket is not price clipped but the edges are heavily chipped. An interesting part of food history in America. Grossinger (1892-1972) established the famous Gossinger's a resort affectionately known as Waldorf-on-the-Hudson first visited by the Jewish community it became the destination in the Catskills for anyone. Jennie (as she was called by all) was friend to governors, cardinals, and stars, and a philanthropist who enriched the world. Grossinger’s was a place where you might rub shoulders with Rocky Marciano, the boxer, or Nelson Rockefeller, the governor. The Recipes are drawn from many lands - Czechoslovakia, Poland, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands and others. Sections: Appitizers and Pary Snacks; Soups; Soup Accompaniments (including all kinds of Knaidlach); Fish; Poultry; Meat; Cholent; Dairy Dishes; Noodles and Kerplach; Kugels and Charlottes; Vegetables; Tzimmes; Knishes, Piroshki and Blintzes; Salads; Pickles; Pancakes and Breads (Passover Dishes); Desserts; Strudel; Some suggested menus; Suggested Menus for the Principal Holidays; Index. A few sample recipes: Vegetarian Chopped Liver (using sardines, walnuts and eggs); Cholent (with meat); Kasha Varnitchkes; Sweet-Potato Tzimmes; Potato Muffins; Challah; Honey Cake. ; 8vo .

$34.00

Spice & Scent: Herbs in Fact and Fancy
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Spice & Scent: Herbs in Fact and Fancy

By Maril, Lee

New York: Coward - McCann. Very Good-. 1943. Hardcover. 63 pages; illustrated by the author in lovely whimsical style that depicts both the herb or spice and a bit of history. Yellow paper over board with foxing along the edges else clean tight copy. Decorative endpages and green text. "Rosemary, parsley, basil, hyssop, lavender, fennel, and other herbs are here illustrated and described as to the latin name, meaning, description, cultivation, harvesting, uses and history. Colored drawings and legends regarding their origin and use add interest." (Pub. blurb.) A nice solid copy. ; 8vo .

$18.70

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