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Modern Cookery for Private Families, reduced to a system of easy practice in a series of carefully tested receipts, in which the principles of Baron Liebig and other eminent writers have been as much as possible applied and explained, by Eliza Acton
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Modern Cookery for Private Families, reduced to a system of easy practice in a series of carefully tested receipts, in which the principles of Baron Liebig and other eminent writers have been as much as possible applied and explained, by Eliza Acton

By ACTON Eliza

London: Longmans, 1855 New Revised and Enlarged edition, Copiously illustrated ( with line cuts), Cloth with gilt titled spine, may be original binding, has light edge and corner wear, hinges cracked but tight, lacks flyleaf, lacks frontis. plate, starts at title but there is a blank leaf before this, then pp. vii-xlvii being the contents and introduction, pp xiii-xiv have been torn across centre then have been tipped back in but around the wrong way ( ie pp xiv then xiii)rest of the book pp 1-643 + 8 engraved plates showing cuts of meat etc. and then 24pp of adverts dated September 1855 are in good clean condition, well bound. Enlarged. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$110.48

Whitcombe's Everyday Cookery for Every Housewife with Pressure Cooking
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Whitcombe's Everyday Cookery for Every Housewife with Pressure Cooking

By WHITCOMBE & TOMBS

Whitcombe and Tombs (500 gram rate) revised by cookery experts and leading dieticians, 313th thousand, with special section on pressure cooking, vi 373pp papered boards over sewn sheets, covers rubbed and worn to edges, hndling soiled, with light stains, small tear to fore edge of rear wrapper, some foxing to closed edges, front wrapper ith light vertical crease, undated but probably late 1940s W&T stock # is G3656, Contents: Meal planning, The pressure cooker, Appetizers (cocktails), Soups, Fish, Meat, Poultry and game, Stuffings and forcemeats, Savoury sauces and gravies, Vegetables, Salads and salad dressings, Eggs and egg savouries, Souffles and custards, Cheese and miscellaneous savoury dishes, Savouries and sandwiches, Cereals and luncheon dishes, Batters and doughs, Yeast batters and breads, Gems, scones, quick breads, Cakes, Small cakes, biscuits and tarts, Cake fillings, Cake icings and frostings, Pastry, Fruits and fruit desserts, Milk and cereal puddings, Boiled, baked and steamed puddings, Gelatin puddings and sweets, Frozen puddings, sweets and desserts, Sweets sauces, Beverages, Confectionery, Food preservation - jams and jellies, Food preservation - bottled fruits, Food for the sick, Carving, Sundries. . revised. Pictorial Boards. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$53.46

Fortune Fame and Folly, British Hotels and Catering from 1878 to 1978

By TAYLOR Derek

United Kingdom: IPC Business Press Ltd, 1977 red leatherette binding and slipcase, gilt titling, copy # 277 of unstated limitation, 177pp. First Edition. Slip Case. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall. limited edition.

$21.38

The Students Technology of Breadmaking and Flour Confectionery, Revised Edition

By FANCE W. J.

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1966 pricec clipped DW rubbed to edges and corners etc, book clean, xx 443pp. second revised edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$35.64

A Treatise on the Manufacture of Spontaneous Yeast, And General Exposition of the Principles Underlying Fermentation, Containing Also Simple Rules for Governing Irregularities in Yeast and Bread Making
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A Treatise on the Manufacture of Spontaneous Yeast, And General Exposition of the Principles Underlying Fermentation, Containing Also Simple Rules for Governing Irregularities in Yeast and Bread Making

By A PRACTICAL MAN

Melbourne: Slobom and Upham, 1892 (500 gram rate) sewn sheets in cloth covered boards, rubbed and frayed to edges and spine ends, gilt title to upper board hinges loosening, pencil inscription to fep "J T Norton Lyttelton 1906" with ink underneath " Mr R Norton 1927", J. T Norton was the deputy Mayor in 1916, paper stock is age browned, one leaf has been torn in half and has an old tape repair, some sheets are loosening but generally still holding well, 94pp with some illustrations, the author is mentioned as "a Practical Baker of 16 Years' Experience". First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$124.74

Wiltshire Cookery ( Signed By Authors and illustrator)

By RAWSON Angela & Nikki Kedge

Stanbridge: The Dovecote Press, 1984 slight handling soiling to pictorial boards, signed with author and illustrator first names only under their names on the title page, xiv 138+5pp illustrated in line, traditional Wiltshire countryside recipes. Signed by Author. First Edition. Pictorial Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Angela Rawson. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$10.69

Ornamental Confectionery, a Guide for Bakers, Confectioners, and Pastrycooks

By WELLS Robert

London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1897 including a variety of modern recipes, and remarks on decorative and coloured work, with upwards of one hundred original designs, blue cloth wiuth black decorative titling, bevelled edges, light surface rubbing, all edges gilt, xii 96pp + XXXVII plates + 16pp adverts dated 1909, must have been bound up from 1897 sheets but in 1909, plates are in line and show confectionery tools as well as finished products. Second Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$124.74

A Family of Spirit, William Teacher and His Descendants in the Scotch Whisky Trade 1830-1975

By COUSINS Geoffrey E.

Glasgow: Wm. Teacher & Sons, 1975 decorative cloth, map endpapers, 174pp + plates, history of the Whisky distillery and company. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$67.72

The Compleat Imbiber 9

By RAY Cyril

London: Collins, 1967 VG clean copy in same unclipped dust jacket, essays and peices by various well known authors on the topic of fine wine and foods. 224pp + frontis, illustrated. First Edition. Pictorial Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$7.13

Len Deighton's Action Cook Book

By DEIGHTON Len

Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1967 (500 gram rate) good with rubbed edges and joints and faint crease to covers, landscape paperback with thicker than usual card covers, first thus (paperback) edition, a companion to Deighton's espionage series! 256pp VG internally on quality paper not pulp, but top edge of blank fep has been trimmed to remove a name. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket. Landscape 8vo.

$17.82

Whitcombe's Everyday Cookery for Every Housewife with Meal Planning in Wartime
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Whitcombe's Everyday Cookery for Every Housewife with Meal Planning in Wartime

By WHITCOMBE & TOMBS

Whitcombe and Tombs (500 gram rate) Meal Planning in Wartime, xxiv pp followed by ; Whitcombe's Everyday Cookery for Every Housewife (293rd thousand) 326pp, papered boards over sewn sheets, minor silverfish to lower board, undated but has "with meal planning in wartime" so 1940s W&T stock # is G3506, tidy but has wear with loss to papered spine, SCARCE and COLLECATBLE war era issue. revised. Pictorial Boards. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$67.72

Esquire Drink Book

By BIRMINGHAM Frederic

London: Frederick Muller, 1957 black cloth lightly urbbed to edges, gilt decoration fading/ rubbed, small stain to top edge margin of prelimsand also slight mark to fore edge margin of first few pages, name and date to fep, x 310pp, illustrated throughout, complete look at 'drinks culture' in the late fifties. First Edition. Decorative Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$14.26

International Guide to Drinks

By United Kingdom Bartenders Guild

London: Hutchinson, 1981 (500 gram rate) paper cover creased, rubbed to edges, 240pp + colour plates, sewn binding, covers cocktails, spirits, wines and beers with also sections on national drinks etc. . reprint. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$7.13