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The Glimpses of the Moon

By Wharton, Edith

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1922. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good - Fine. 8vo. 364 (6) pp, 30 chapters + advertisements. Fourth Printing, 1922. Not Price Clipped. 1/4" square chip to top edge front panel near spine dj with some additional minor edge wear to same. Age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Dark-blue cloth wih gilt borders and lettering to front board, and gilt lettering to spine.

$37.50

The Vegetable Book : How to Grow and Cook Your Own Vegetables

By Conran, Terence; Kroll, Maria

London: Treasure Press. 1984. H Hard Cover. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 96 pp, introduction, batteries, buds & shoots, roots, shoots and stalks, bulbs, cabbages & kin, tubers, pods, pulse, leaves, fungi, fruit, baking & eggs, picnics, preserving, grawing a still-life, index of recipes with color paintings throughout. Price clipped, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Lamenated pictorial boards.

$17.50

Pacific Crossings: A Philippine Cookbook

By O'Boyle, Lily Gamboa

New York: Acacia Corp. 1994. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 192 pp, foreword, introduction, introduction to Philippine food, the chefs, recipes, chefs & their recipes, suggest menus, acknowledgments, index with more than 50 photographs by Bill McConnell. Signed by the Author. Only the faintest wear at spine edges and fore-edge tips, else, Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon cloth.

$27.50

Warne's Everyday Cookery: Economical Practical and Up-to-Date Recipes.

By Wijey, Mabel [Edt.]

London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.. 1929. H Hard Cover. Very Good. viii, 374 pp. Cookery by all methods and instructions on: Household Work, Invalid Cookery, Marketing, Preserves & Pickles, Choice of Food, Beverages, Labour Saving Devices, Carving, Table Service, Quantities for Entertaining, Gas/Electric/Oil & other methods of cooking, Preparing Menus, Etc. With upwards of 120 illustrations of which 28 are in full colour, reproduced from actual dishes prepared from recipes described in the work. Inked name on ffep. Only the slightest edgewear with foxed edges and prelims, else, Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth.

$27.50

Menu Mystique: The Diner's Guide to Fine Food and Drink

By Krohn, Norman Odya

Middle Village, NY: Jonathan David Publishers, Inc.. 1983. F Second Edition. H Half-Leather. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good - Fine. xiv, 404 pp,

$14.00

The Great Vintage Wine Book II

By Broadbent, Michael

London: Mitchell Beazley. 1991. H Hard Cover. Fine. 455 pp, introduction, glossary, Red Bordeaux, Dry White Bordeaux, Sauternes, Red Burgundy, White Burgundy, Rhone: Red & White, Loire, Alsace, Other French Wines, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Champagne, Vintage Port, adeira and Tokay, California Red and White, Australia, Other Wines: New Zealand, The Cape, Appendix I: Major Tasting, Tasting Groups & Hosts, Appendix II: The Jefferson Bottles, Index of Wines and Vintages. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black leatherette boards with gilt motif and lettering to front board and spine.

$17.50

Cha-No-Yu: the Japanese Tea Ceremony

By Sadler, A.L.

Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Co. Inc.. 1970. F Third Printing. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xxviii, 265 pp, b&w frontis, introduction, list of b&w plates, III. Chapters; Chart: Geneology of the Tea Masters from No-Ami (FL. c. 1450); The Plates; books consulted, index with b&w illustrations in text. Third Printing, 1970. "The disciplined estheticism, as expressed in architecture, garden design, flower arrangement, pottery, painting, and other arts intimately related with the cha-no-yu, forms the focus of attention in the first part of the book. The second part, entitled 'Tea Masters', presents a series of stories illustrating the tea experiences of representative men of all types during the Muromacchi, Momoyama, and Tokugawa periods. The Book is abundantly illustrated with drawings of tea-ceremony furniture and utensils, tearoom architecture and gardendesign, floor and ground plans, and numerous other features of cha-no-yu. A number of photographic plates picture famous tea bowls, teahouses, and gardens." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Minor wear to top edge spine dj with a small line of crackling along top edge rear paned of same. Lightly fading along top edge boards with only the faintes toxing to top edge, eles, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with clean dust jacket and no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with black illustration and gilt lettering.to front board, gilt lettering to spine, and gilt textured endpapers.

$50.00

A la Table de George Sand (French Edition)
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A la Table de George Sand (French Edition)

By Sand, Christiane

Paris, France: Flammarion. 1987. F First Edition Used. H Hard Cover. Good. 240 pages, (Nohant), avant-propos, Histoire du chàteau, la vie à Nohant, La Cuisine de Nohant en 245 recettes inédites, avec commentaires historique et gastronomique. illustré de nombreuse photos, text in french. very light fox stain on top edge. DJ bright, in color, in dj protector.,

$27.50

Tea Manufacture: Its Theory and Practice in Ceylon

By Moppett, H. J.

Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka): H. W. Cave & Co.. 1922. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. (6) 98 (4) pp, preface, list of b&w illustrations, 1. A Brief Explanation of the Processes of Tea Manufacture; 2. Treatment of Leaf in the Field; 3. Withering; 4. Rolling; 5. Fermenting; 6. Firing; 7. Sifting;8. Packing; 9. General; Appendix: I. London Conditons of Sale of Indian and Ceylon Tea; II. Colombo Bye-Laws and Conditions of Sale of Tea by Auction; III. Native Woods of Ceylon Suitable for Tea Chests; IV. Specimen Record of Manufacture; V. Specimen of Colombo Tea Catalogue; general notes. First Edition, 1922. Small rubbed sponts to board panels, witn 2" rubbing along bottom fore-edge front board, and minor edge wear. Light foxing to prelim margins, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine, and illustrated endpapers.

$75.00

The Virginia Housewife: Or, Methodical Cook

By Randolph, Mary

Birmingham, AL: Oxmoor House, Inc. for Antique American Cookbooks. 1984. Reprint. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. 180 pp, The Universe of Mary Randolph by Shirley Abbott; preface, introduction, Soups; Beef; Veal; Lamb; Mutton; Pork; Fish; Poultry, &c.; Sauces; Vegetables; Puddings, &c.; Cakes; Cold Creams; Preserves; Picklings; Cordials, &c. with color and b&w illustrations. Special Edition privately published by Oxmoor House, Inc. for members of the Antique American Cookbooks: 1984. Only the slightes wear to bottom edge with a small faded spot to gilt bottom edge, else, Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown half- leather with floral paper-covered board, gilt lettering to spine, gilt text block edges, decorative endpapers, and light yellow cloth page marker.

$20.00

Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties. With Fifty Illustrations of Original Dishes

By Hill, Janet McKenzie

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1905. F Second Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good - Fine. xvi, 230 (18) pp, tissue-protected frontis, preface to the second edition, preface to the first edition, list of b&w illustrations, Part I. Salads: Introductions, Recipies; Part II. Sandwichesa: Recipies; Part III. Chafing- Dish Dainties: Introduction; Recipies; index, adverts. New Revised Edition with Additional Recipes, 1905. The purpose of the second edition is to provide an even more complete and helpful edition than the first. In making the revision, wherever the text has suggested a new thought that thought has been inserted; under the various headings new recipes have been added, each in its proper place, and the number of illustrations has been increased from 37 to 50. A more complete table of contents has been presented, and also a list of the illustratons; the alphabetical index has been revised and made especially full and complete." from the Preface to the Second Edition. Inked name on ffep. Minor edge wear with lightly age- toned text block edges, pages 224 and 225 partially age-toned from inserted newpaper column on 'Common French Cooking Terms', and a hand- written recepie for French Dressing from the Hotel Knickerbocker, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Light-green cloth with embossed decorative bright gilt ornate cookware and plum lettering on front board, and gilt lettering to spine.

$24.00