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Fish Dainties

by Wicken, H.

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1892
Edition
First Edition
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AU$184.73

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Melbourne: Mutual Provedoring Co. Ltd, 1892. First Edition. Born in Lambeth, cookery writer Harriet Frances Wicken (1847 - 1937) emigrated from England to Australia in 1886. Having studied at the National Training School for Cookery in South Kensington in London shortly after it opened and acquiring a diploma, Harriet Wicken published her first book, the 'Kingswood Cookery Book', in… Read more
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Notre Ami le Vin

by Courthion, Pierre

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1943
Edition
First Edition
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AU$424.87

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1943. First Edition. Paul Monnier. Deluxe limited edition, signed by both the author and the illustrator. Published in 1943, "Notre Ami le Vin" is a collaboration between Swiss art critic and writer, Paul Courthion, and the Swiss painter, Paul Monnier (1907 - 1982). One of only one hundred thirty copies printed on vellum cloth paper (paper vélin chiffon). Quarto,… Read more
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Home Candy Making

by RORER, Mrs S.T.

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Published
1908
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AU$136.70

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Melbourne: E.W. Cole, 1908. Scarce Melbourne printing of this thorough work on sweet-making by the prominent American cookery author, Sarah T. Rorer. CREAM WALNUTS. Crack English Walnuts very carefully, removing the shells and leaving the kernels as perfect as possible. Put a half-pound of fondant in a small saucepan, stand it in a basin of boiling water,… Read more
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Cecil Beaton's Scrapbook

by BEATON, Cecil

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1937
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AU$358.37

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London: B.T. Batsford, 1937. Cecil Beaton (1904-1980) one of the most celebrated British portrait photographers of the twentieth century, is renowned for his images of elegance, glamour and style. This work features studies on Katherine Hepburn, Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo among others. From the collection of prominent Australian photographer, Laurence Le Guay. With his signature. Bound in coloured… Read more
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Bear Party

by DU BOIS, William Pène

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1951
Edition
First Edition
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AU$240.14

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Viking Press: New York, 1951. First Edition. Rare American children's book. The action takes place in Koala Park where real teddy bears live in trees: Beautifully written and illustrated by William Pène Du Bois. Du Bois was arts editor for 'The Paris Review'. "Bear Party" won the Caldecott Medal in 1952. Bound in cloth-backed pictorial boards with original illustrated… Read more
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You and Some Others. Being Poems for Occasions

by FOSTER, Agnes Greene

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1909
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AU$92.36

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San Francisco: Paul Elder, 1909. Will Jenkins. Decorated by Will Jenkins with typography by J.H. Nash and specially printed at the Tomoye Press. Small octavo, original printed wrappers, tipped frontispiece, covers a little sunned otherwise fine.
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London: Ward, Lock and Company, 1899. New enlarged and revised edition edition with numerous colour plates and just over two thousand pages. More than just a cookery book, Mrs. Beeton's guide is an encyclopedia of useful information on all aspects of domestic life. Chapters of interest include table decoration, treatment and payment of servants, medicine for children and the… Read more
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AU$406.40
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Nedzumi no Yome-iri [Mouse's Wedding]

by [Japanese Book - Hasegawa]

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Rare Illustrated Books
Published
1885
Condition
Near fine
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AU$221.67

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Tokyo: Kobunsha, 1885. Near fine. This is the first issue, on plain paper, with only the phonetic Japanese title on the front wrapper and the English title in the publisher's colophon on the verso. Rare thus. It became No.6 in Hasegawa's Japanese Fairy Tale Series, printed on crepe paper, with different illustrations. Text in English. 14 folded leaves… Read more
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Soirée de Gala; | 11 Février 1928, Salle des Fêtes du "Journal", 100, Rue Richelieu, Paris

by L'Amicale A.G.B.

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Published
1928
Condition
Near fine
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AU$129.31

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Paris: Salle du Journal, 1928. Near fine. Octavo, 4pp., pictorial wrappers with the program for the evening loosely inserted, near fine. Art deco program for a grand concert in Paris followed by a midnight ball with music by The King's Melody Jazz Orchestra.
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The Face of the World: An International Scrapbook of People and Places

by BEATON, Cecil

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Published
1957
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London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 1957. A survey of Beaton's work following World War Two capturing what he described as 'a decade of revival.' Features photographs of famous New Yorkers, European fashion icons, artists and writers. There is a chapter on Audrey Hepburn and another on Marilyn Monroe. All very glamorous and divine. Quarto, a very good copy of the… Read more
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