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Foodservice Management Fundamentals
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Foodservice Management Fundamentals

By Reynolds, Dennis R.; McClusky, Kathleen W.

USA: Wiley. Hardcover. 0470409061 418 pages. "Delivers critical information to help students learn how to position, manage, and leverage a successful foodservice operation." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. A superb copy. . Fine. 2013. First Edition.

$79.95

Color Dinner Menu/Postcard From the S.S. Admiral Dewey, Operated by the Pacific Steamship Company / The Admiral Line
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Color Dinner Menu/Postcard From the S.S. Admiral Dewey, Operated by the Pacific Steamship Company / The Admiral Line

By Line, Pacific Steamship Company / The Admiral

USA: Pacific Steamship Company / The Admiral Line. Pamphlet. 4 pages. 7" x 5.5". Charming front cover color illustration of the Parliament Buildings in Victoria, B.C. Nostalgic color illustrations of vessel service staff inside. Dated Aug. 4 with Chief Steward A.E. Burnley and Commander Robert Marquart. Back cover doubles as back of postcard which guests are encouraged to complete and mail to family and friends, postage provided. Undated - probably circa 1930s. Was folded in half. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A nice vintage item. . Good. 1930. First Edition.

$69.95

The Early History of Coffee Houses in England / English Coffee Houses
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The Early History of Coffee Houses in England / English Coffee Houses

By Robinson, Edward Forbes

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.. Hardcover. Inscribed and dated by author atop title page. xvi, [2], 240, 80 [publisher's catalogue] pages. Index. Catalogue of coffee house tokens in appendix. Complete with eight black and white illustrations. "With some accounts of the first use of coffee and a bibliography of the subject." - subtitle. "Traces the origin of the English Coffee House system, and describes its part in the social and political life of the seventeenth century." - Preface. A fascinating and informative description of coffee culture pre-dating Starbucks by hundreds of years. Average wear and soiling to publisher's dark blue cloth. Narrow openings along hinges. Moderate cant to spine. Bibliographic References: Wheaton & Kelly 5186, Noling pp. 349. A unique gift idea for the modern coffee executive. . Good. 1893. First Edition.

$1500.00

Deadly Duo: Tobacco and Convenience Foods: The Other Susbstance Abuse Epidemics Afflicting the First Nations and Inuit of Canada
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Deadly Duo: Tobacco and Convenience Foods: The Other Susbstance Abuse Epidemics Afflicting the First Nations and Inuit of Canada

By Thatcher, Richard William

Canada: National Natives Addictions Partnership Foundations. Paperback. 096892610X 180 pages. Reference List. Index. "As with all successful human group survival strategies, borrowing on the wisdom of the past in conjunction with a robust willingness to adapt and create new solutions will again be essential to effectively tackling the problems described in this book." - from page 2. Clean with light wear and minimal markings/highlights. A quality copy. . Very Good. 2001. First Edition.

$39.95

Melting Pot: An Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Food and Nutrition Information for Ethnic Groups in America (Garland Reference Library of Social Science, Vol. 351)
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Melting Pot: An Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Food and Nutrition Information for Ethnic Groups in America (Garland Reference Library of Social Science, Vol. 351)

By Newman, Jacqueline M.

USA: Garland Publishing. Hardcover. 082404326X xii, 194 pages. Addresses food, nutrition, and health related dietary concerns of the major ethnic groups in the United States. Lists hundreds of works, categorized by ethnicity. Average wear. Binding sound. Usual library markings. A worthy reference copy. . Good. 1986. First Edition.

$49.95

Clue to a Culture (A Royal British Columbia Museum heritage record)
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Clue to a Culture (A Royal British Columbia Museum heritage record)

By Careless

Victoria, B.C.: University of British Columbia Press. Paperback. 077189242X 113 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Generously illustrated in black and white. A fascinating and highly detailed study of the cooking practices of Victoria's O'Reilly family in the last quarter of the 1800s. Prior owner's details atop title page, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1993. First Edition.

$99.95

Brewery Planner, Second Edition: A Guide to Opening and Running Your Own Small Brewery
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Brewery Planner, Second Edition: A Guide to Opening and Running Your Own Small Brewery

By Brewers Publications

U.S.A.: Brewers Publications. Paperback. 0937381519 172 pages. "An essential resource for anyone considering opening a small brewery." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1996. Second Edition.

$49.95

"Nandina" Ristorante, Firenze, Italy - Lista Del Giorno (Menu)
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"Nandina" Ristorante, Firenze, Italy - Lista Del Giorno (Menu)

By Ristorante, "Nandina"; Sassoli, G.

Italy: "Nandina" Ristorante. Paperback. 13.5" x 15.5". Two-color menu from the "Nandina" Ristorante of Firenze, Italy, Proprietor G. Sassoli. Possibly circa 1970? Unmarked with moderate wear and age-toning. Folded twice vertically and once horizontally. A charming Italian gastronomic memento. . Good. 1970. First Edition.

$49.95

The Anatomy of Dessert
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The Anatomy of Dessert

By Bunyard, Edward A. (Signed)

London: Dulau & Company, Ltd.. Hardcover. 134 pages. Number 526 of one-thousand signed and numbered copies. "In the vast literature which deals with food and its appreciation I have searched for thirty years to find a precedent for a book devoted to the dessert. The great classic authors of France have left it untouched, nor can I find in any language a treatise on this crucial subject, which may so easily make or mar a well-planned meal." - from v. Topics include: Apples, Apricots, Cherries, Figs, Gooseberries, Grapes, Melons, Nectarines, Nuts, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Raspberries (and other small fruits), and Strawberries. Light wear to green cloth-covered boards. Binding sound. Moderate wear to clipped dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. . Good. 1929. First Edition.

$299.95

The New York Times Magazine - Entertaining at Home - Fall Food & Wine Issue, October (Oct.) 28 1979  - Cover Photo of Gustave Reininger and Margit Pearson
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The New York Times Magazine - Entertaining at Home - Fall Food & Wine Issue, October (Oct.) 28 1979 - Cover Photo of Gustave Reininger and Margit Pearson

By Fleming, Anne Taylor; Sheraton, Mimi; George, Gail; Philip; McFadden, Mary; Loring, JohnClaiborne, Craig; Prial, Frank

New York: The New York Times. Paperback. 112 pages. Features: The Liberated Cook; The Personal Touch; A Bit of Mexico in Manhattan; Unique Chic; Banquet on a Budget; Eclectic Elegance; How to Cook the Ideal Meal; Buying Wine Wisely; Stocking a Bar; Dining Decor; The Well-Tempered Kitchen; Catering to Your Every Whim; Essentials of Rentals; Business is Pleasure; Smirnoff ad features Groucho and Charlie Chaplin impersonators; Great nostalgic one-page color-photo Sony Betamax ad; and many more wonderful ads. Above-average wear. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1979. First Edition.

$129.95

Medieval History Magazine - The First Magazine Devoted to the Medieval Era: Issue 13 (Thirteen), September 2004: Empire and Anti-Empire
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Medieval History Magazine - The First Magazine Devoted to the Medieval Era: Issue 13 (Thirteen), September 2004: Empire and Anti-Empire

By Cash, Jackie; Lowe, Steven; Marks, Henry; Lowe, Steven; al, et

U.K.: Harnois / Royal Armouries. Paperback. 82 pages. Features: Ancestral Trust - The English in the Eastern Roman Empire; Dining with Angels - Cuisine of the Eastern Roman Empire; The Anti-Empire - a brief history of Armenia; The Changing Tale of Armenian Clothing; Kingdom in the Sun II - The Other Norman Conquest; Fighting Cardinals - Henry Beaufort & Guiliano Cesarini; The Work of the Sofer - reproducing the holy texts of Jerusalem; and more. Moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 2004. First Edition.

$69.95

The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival: Foods and Folklore (Foods & Snacks of Chinese Festivals)
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The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival: Foods and Folklore (Foods & Snacks of Chinese Festivals)

By Hu, William C.

USA: Ars Ceramica. Paperback. 0893440361 141 pages. "Explores the relationship of festival foods to nutrition, culture and economic concerns... A wonderfully engaging glimpse of the harvest season and its most important festival... Unique in that it not only discusses various festival foods and their nutritional value, but also gives the popular stories surrounding the origins of the foods. The simple recipes are a special feature that will, no doubt, add to readers' (and eaters') enjoyment." - from back cover. Average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. A sound copy. . Good. 1990. First Edition.

$149.95

Cheese: A Guide to the World of Cheese and Cheesemaking
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Cheese: A Guide to the World of Cheese and Cheesemaking

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Facts on File. Hardcover. 0871969815 168 pages. Index. Glossary. Over 100 photos, many in colour, and line drawings. "A guide to the world's cheeses: how to identify them, how to choose from the countless varieties available and which wines to set them off to their best advantage. A dictionary of 400 cheeses, the history of cheese and cheesemaking through the ages and detailed descriptions of cheesemaking processes." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Usual library markings. A sound working copy of this excellent reference. . Fair. 1984. First English Edition.

$49.95

70 (Seventy) Tested Cocoa and Chocolate Recipes From Fry-Cadbury Ltd., Montreal, Canada
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70 (Seventy) Tested Cocoa and Chocolate Recipes From Fry-Cadbury Ltd., Montreal, Canada

By Patenaude-Benoit, Mme. Jehane

Montreal, Quebec: Fry-Cadbury Ltd.. Paperback. 38 pages. Illustrated with black and white reproductions of photos. "Independently panel-tested - and found to be 100% practical under all everyday, normal conditions - by a group of average Canadian housewives." - from title page. Undated but appears to be circa 1950s. Average wear. Unmarked. Bit of soiling to front cover. A sound copy of this charming vintage Canadian chocolate/cocoa cookbook. . Good. 1955. First Edition.

$169.95

Fountain of Profits: A Manual of Information Designed to Help You Increase Profits
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Fountain of Profits: A Manual of Information Designed to Help You Increase Profits

By Smith, Hungerford Co., Ltd.

Canada: Hungerford Smith Co., Ltd.. Paperback. 56 pages. Index. Illustrated. A marvelous vintage guide to developing a profitable fountain business. Chapters include: How to Attract Customers; Quality Control; Planning for Profit; Recipes and Techniques (sundaes, shakes, sodas, plus 46 useful fountain recipes); Do's and Don'ts; Glossary; Fountain Service Ware; Hungerford Smith products. Our favourite illustrations show how to scoop ice cream for maximum profit. Who knew? Unmarked. Average wear and soiling. A sound copy of this very wonderfully nostalgic and practical work. . Good. 1952. First Edition.

$299.95

Woman's Home Companion Cook Book (Cookbook)
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Woman's Home Companion Cook Book (Cookbook)

By Kirk, Dorothy (Introduction)

USA: P.F. Collier & Son. Hardcover. 951 pages. Index. Occasional colour and black and white photos. "Every one of the 2,600 recipes in this book was either originated or thoroughly tested in the Companion's Home Service kitchens before it earned its place in this book." - from Introduction. Covers the full spectrum of American cookery circa WWII. Heavily worn and soiled through use. Spine leaning. Pages 591-594 almost loose. A worthy working copy of this beloved vintage cook book. . Fair. 1944. Third Edition.

$199.95

The Hotel Butcher, Garde Manager and Carver
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The Hotel Butcher, Garde Manager and Carver

By Rivers, Frank

Chicago: The Hotel Monthly Press. Hardcover. 202 pages plus 6 pages of advertisements. Black and white photos in text. "Suggestions for the buying, handling, sale, and service of meats, poultry and fish for hotels, restaurants, clubs, and institutions. An expression of the practial experience of one who has spent thirty years in all branches of kitchen, pantry and storeroom work; Also as steward and buyer." - subtitle. Printed on glossy stock. Above-average external wear. Hinges open. Unmarked. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1916. First Edition.

$99.95

The Red & the White: A History of Wine in France and Italy in the Nineteenth Century
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The Red & the White: A History of Wine in France and Italy in the Nineteenth Century

By Loubere, Leo A.

USA: State University of New York Press. Hardcover. 0873953703 401 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. "In an exhaustive examination Professor Loubere follows the wine production process from practices recommended long ago by the Greeks and Romans through the technical changes that occured in the nineteenth century. He shows how technology interacted with economic, social, and political phenomena to produce a new viticultural world, but one distinct in different regions." - from dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Front free endpaper removed. Average wear to dust jacket. A sound copy. . Good. 1978. First Edition.

$99.99

Chado: The Japanese Way of Tea
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Chado: The Japanese Way of Tea

By Sen, Sioshitsu

USA: Weatherhill. Hardcover. 0834815184 186 pages. Glossary. Index. Profusely illustrated with photography in color and black and white. Author was Grand Master XV, Urasenke School of Tea. "... Sets forth the way of tea, which was founded by Sen Rikyu's great-grandson... Sets forth the way of tea as it has developed over the centuries and is practiced today. The reader is introduced to the setting, utensils, and refreshments used for tea, and is then guided through a tea gathering from the time the invitations are sent, through the serving and drinking of the tea, to the final bows of the host as the guests depart through the garden." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked. Light wear to dust jacket which bears closed two-inch opening to upper edge of front panel. A quality copy of this wonderful work. . Very Good. 1979. First Edition.

$79.95

Sensational Preserves
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Sensational Preserves

By Walden, Hilaire

Vancouver: Select Editions, Vancouver. Paperback. 1894426304 144 pages. Profusely illustrated with colour photography. Printed upon glossy stock. Index. "250 recipes for jams, jellies, chutneys and sauces and how to use them in your cooking." - subtitle. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy. . Very Good. 1995. First Edition.

$39.95

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