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image of Great Combination! Atlas, Almanac and Receipt Book, 1884, 1885

Great Combination! Atlas, Almanac and Receipt Book, 1884, 1885

by [The Centaur Company]

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1884-1885
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Stapled pictorial wraps. Includes ephemerides, maps and cooking recipes throughout, all for the New York patent medicine firm Centaur, producers of Castoria and Centaur Liniment. Culinary & medicinal recipes, as well as short stories and vignettes. In publisher's red, black and yellow decorated wrappers, illustrated with an image of "The Diver", which is depicted on many Centaur publications. A loose… Read more
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image of Gastronomie pratique, etudes culinaires suivies du traitement de l'obesite des gourmands, septieme edition

Gastronomie pratique, etudes culinaires suivies du traitement de l'obesite des gourmands, septieme edition

by Ali‐Bab (Henri Babinski)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Seventh edition
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$555.00

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Half dark blue morocco over decorative boards; 5 dual raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Floral decorative endpapers; top edge gilt. Original wraps bound in. French text throughout. Spine sunned to brown; light wear to paper boards (see image). 1281 pp. 9 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches.
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Gastronomiana

by Leon de Fos

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1870
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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Quarter green morocco over marbled boards with gilt rule and particulars to spine. French text. General wear to exterior (see image). xxxv, 169 pp., [6 pp.] 4 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches.
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image of A New System of Domestic Cookery;

A New System of Domestic Cookery;

by "By a lady" [Maria Eliza Rundell]

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1816
Condition
Very Good
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$260.00

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1/2 Brown morocco over marbled boards; 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Deckle edges. Black and white illustrations throughout. [xx], xxx, 354 pp. 4 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches
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The Complete Economical Cook and Frugal Housewife

by Mary Holland

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Published
1833
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Twelfth edition
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$260.00

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Title continued: "...Also, Trussing & Carving; preparing soups, gravies, sauces, made dishes, potting, pickling, &c. With directions for pastry and confectionery. Likewise the art of making British wines, brewing, baking, gardening, &c." Rebound brown half morocco with marbled boards, as well as 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. xl, 288 pp. 4 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches.
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Film and Fork Volume 1

by Max Abecassis

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
2016
Edition
First Edition
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$145.00

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First edition, special edition numbered 303 of 500 copies. Fully illustrated in color throughout. 73 recipes. 254 p. 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches
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image of The Dyer and Colour Maker's Companion: Containing Upwards of Two Hundred Receipts for Making Colours on the Most Approved Principles, for all the Various Styles and Fabrics now in Existence. Together with The Scouring Process, and Plain Directions for Preparing, Washing-off, and Finishing the Goods

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Embossed dark green cloth boards with gilt title to front cover. Contains a previous bookstore's stamp to front fly. A otherwise clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 4.5 x 7 in; 104;8 pages.
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image of A Treatise of Domestic Medicine, Intended for Families, In which the  Treatment of Common Disorders are Alphabetically Enumerated. To Which is  Added, A Practical System of Domestic Cookery, Describing the Best, Most  Economical, and Most Wholesome Methods  of Dressing Victuals; Intended for  the Use of Families who do not affect magnificence in their style of  living. Also, the Art of Preserving all kinds of animal and vegetable  substances for many years.

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Reading: George Getz. Good. 1824. First Edition. Hardcover. Front board detached. Chips and wear to spine. Rear board loose. Cellophane tape residue to cover, fly and title. Foxing throughout. 3 plates; Plate 1: "Economical Cooking apparatus for the Kitchens of Private Families"; Plate 2 illustrates sections of Beef, Veal, Mutton, Venison & Pork; Plate 3… Read more
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image of The Vine Dresser's Theoretical and Practical Manual, or the art of  Cultivating the Vine; and Making Wine, Brandy, and Vinegar

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New York: P. Canfield. Very Good. 1829. From the 2d French ed., by the translator of Le Solitaire, Le notti romani, &c. Stains, tape residue; lacks front blank fly & spine covering. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 157,IV pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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image of The British Housewife: Or, The Cook, Housekeeper's and Gardiner's  Companion. Calculated for the Service both of London and the Country; and  directing what is necessary to be done in the Providing for, Conducting,  and Managing a Family throughout the Year.

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Front and back boards detached; title page shaved close at head. Five raised bands. Frontispiece. ; 10 mo; 752 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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$345.00