Food History

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Provence A-Z

Provence A-Z

by Peter Mayle

The ultimate "dictionary" for lovers of Provence: Peter Mayle's personal selection of the foods, customs and words he finds most fascinating, curious, delicious, or just plain fun.Though organized from A to Z, this is hardly a conventional work of reference. In more than 170 entries, Peter Mayle--bestselling author of A Year in Provence--writes about subjects as wide-ranging as architecture and zingue-zingue-zoun (in the local patois, a word meant to describe the sound of a violin). And, of course, he... Read more
The New Taste Of Chocolate

The New Taste Of Chocolate

by Maricel E Presilla

MARICEL E. PRESILLA is a culinary historian, author, and chef specializing in the cuisines of Latin America and Spain. She studied medieval Spanish history at Spain’s University of Valladolid and at New York University, where she received her PhD. Formally trained in cultural anthropology, she has done extensive research on the food crops of the Americas and taught at New York University and Rutgers University. Presilla is a frequent contributor to Saveur, Food & Wine, and Gourmet, and... Read more
A Cordiall Water

A Cordiall Water

by M F K Fisher

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The New Taste Of Chocolate

by Maricel Presilla

Food History Books & Ephemera

Indulgence

Indulgence

by Richardson, Paul

Provence a - Z

Provence a - Z

by Mayle, Peter

Provence A-Z

Provence A-Z

by Mayle, Peter

New York: Knopf. DJ: sticker abrasion lower spine; New in Near Fine dust jacket 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 286 pages .
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$3.00
Cheeses of the World

Cheeses of the World

by Simon, Andre L

London: Faber and Faber 1956. 8vo. 255 pp. Publisher's cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Jacket chipped & torn at spine ends. Cloth clean. Internally clean. Colour illustrations. . Very Good. Cloth. First Edition. 1956.
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£30.00
Fish and How To Cook It

Fish and How To Cook It

by Peel, Mrs. C. S

London: Constable & Company N.d. [c. 1920]. 12mo. 96, (2) pp. Publisher's original decorated wrappers. Leaves age-toned. Clean copy. Very good copy but printed on a cheap paper stock. . Very Good. Card Covers. 1920.
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£25.00
Food with the Famous

Food with the Famous

by Grigson, Jane

London: Grub Street. New in New dust jacket. 1991. First Thus. Hardcover. 0948817453 . Unread, no remainder mark. Immaculate. Color & b/w illus. Jane Grigson was a well-known cook and food writer in Britain. Her column appeared regularly in the London Observer Colour Magazine. In this unusual book she stepped back in time to share the recipes and food served in the houses of famous people, often cooked by them. In this fascinating work Jane Grigson takes eleven famous women and men and explores... Read more
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$19.99
The General Receipt Bok: Or, Oracle of Knowledge, Containing Several  Hundred Useful Receipts ... with Directions for Making British Wines

The General Receipt Bok: Or, Oracle of Knowledge, Containing Several Hundred Useful Receipts ... with Directions for Making British Wines

by Gifford, H

London: C. Kerbey N.d. [1850's]. 24mo. 156 pp. Publisher's original decorated stiff card wrappers. Wear to spine & covers with slight loss to covering at spine ends. Includes medicinal recipes, rules for making wines and household receipts. Also has instructions for using a Lamp Chronometer, with illustration, 'the whole apparatus of lamp and stand can be purchased, ready made, at any tin shop in London.' . Good. Card Covers. 1850.
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£60.00
Cocktail-Supper Cookbook

Cocktail-Supper Cookbook

by Flexner, Marion W

New York: Bramhall House 1955. 8vo. 255 pp, marks and small tears to dustwrapper. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1955.
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£20.00
Family Favorite Recipes

Family Favorite Recipes

by Compiled by Members of the Gannondale Auxiliary Erie, PA 1972

Printed for fundraising purposes. Gannondale Auxiliary serves Gannondale School for Girls, a non-sectarian, residential school for girls with problems conducted by Sisters of Our Lady of Charity, Erie, PA. Wrapper is soiled & discolored, inside near fine. Contains local ads, historical.
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$9.49
Gayelord Hauser's New Guide to Intelligent Reducing : How to Reduce and  Stay Reduced for Life

Gayelord Hauser's New Guide to Intelligent Reducing : How to Reduce and Stay Reduced for Life

by Hauser, Gayelord

London: Faber and Faber 1956. 8vo. 301 pp. Publisher's cloth in dust wrapper. Minor wear to jacket. Cloth spine slightly faded. Internally clean. No ownership marks. . Very Good. Cloth. First Edition. 1956.
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£20.00
Fowlers West India Treacle and Pure Cane Golden Syrup: Recipes for the Home

Fowlers West India Treacle and Pure Cane Golden Syrup: Recipes for the Home

by Unknown

Fowler Ltd., 1935. Paperback. Very Good. Covers worn. Orders received by 3pm Sent from the UK that weekday.
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£10.00
Food in History

Food in History

by Tannahill, Reay

London: The Folio Society. 2008. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near fine condition in a very good slipcase. A very nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. Illustrated cloth binding - illustration to front and spine. Binding illustration by Goerg Flegel. Maps by Hand Made Maps. xvi, 416 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 2nd Printing. Hardback.
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AU$30.00
Food and People Third Edition

Food and People Third Edition

by LOWENBERG, Miriam E et al

New York: John Wiley & sons. 1979. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 382 pages . 3rd Edition. Hardcover.
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AU$10.00
Champagne

Champagne

by Maggie McNie

Faber and Faber, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Shelf wear to dust jacket, page edges tanned. Shipped from the U.K. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday.
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£3.99
Tower Pressure Cook Book

Tower Pressure Cook Book

by Annette Yates

Foulsham, 1981. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket worn, page edges tanned. Orders received by 3pm Sent from the UK that weekday.
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£10.00
Sarah Field Splint's Selected Recipes Containing 199 Tested Recipes

Sarah Field Splint's Selected Recipes Containing 199 Tested Recipes

by Sarah Field Splint

Cincinnati, Ohio: Proctor & Gamble. Fair with No dust jacket as issued. 1928. Pamphlet. This vintage cookbook is in fair to good condition with a damp stain to the lower edges all pages. It is heaviest tot he front cover and first page. It runs an inch deep. The spine has been repaired, and the covers reattached at the inside hinges. A 5 by 7 inch , 64 page pamphlet . See Photos; Comments : Sarah Field Splint was the Editor for the Food Department at McCall's Magazine, Associate Editor of... Read more
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$13.99
The Cocktail Book : A Sideboard Manual for Gentlemen

The Cocktail Book : A Sideboard Manual for Gentlemen

by C. F. P

London: John Hamilton, Ltd. N.d. [1926]. 12mo. xvi, 80 pp. Publisher's original maroon cloth with black lettering to front board & spine. Small crease to spine. Boards bright. Internally clean. No ownership marks. With approx. 175 recipes for drinks. . Very Good. Cloth. 1926.
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£150.00
Kitchenette Cookery

Kitchenette Cookery

by Scotson-Clark, G.F

London: Jonathan Cape 1926. 16mo. 159 pp, marks to endpapers and small tears and marks to dustwrapper, uncommon in jacket. . Good. Hardcover. Revised Edition. 1926.
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£25.00
Magimix and Food Processor Cookery Book

Magimix and Food Processor Cookery Book

by Marika Hanbury-Tenison

ICTC, 1981. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 1981 reprint, dust jacket worn, page edges tanned. Shipped from the U.K. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday.
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£8.95
The Daily Mail Cookery Book

The Daily Mail Cookery Book

by Peel, Mrs. C. S., edited by

London: Associated Newspapers, Ltd. 1920. 8vo. vi, 200, xxii pp. Publisher's original pictorial pink & green cloth. Stain to rear board. Internally clean. No ownership marks. 22 pages of adverts at rear. . Very Good. Pictorial Cloth. Fourth Edition. 1920.
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£40.00
El Celler de Can Roca : el libro

El Celler de Can Roca : el libro

by Jordi Roca Fontanè

Librooks Barcelona S.L.L., 2015. Hardcover. Very Good. Shelf wear to thick card boards. Orders received by 3pm Sent from the UK that weekday.
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£67.50
Complete Vegetarian Recipe Book

Complete Vegetarian Recipe Book

by Baker, Ivan

London: G. Bell and Sons 1969. 8vo. 168 pp, minor marks to dustwrapper. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1969.
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£20.00
Indulgence  - Around the World in Search of Chocolate

Indulgence - Around the World in Search of Chocolate

by Richardson, Paul

London: Little, Brown. As New in As New dust jacket. 2003. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0316860956 . A very beautiful first printing of the first edition in As New condition in alike dust jacket; Paul Richardson satisfies a lifelong craving by traveling the world to find out the history of this most popular of foods, from the Italian sanguinaccio to chocolate milk to Hershey's chocolate massages, Richardson samples the delicacies within the historic evolution of chocolate .
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$45.00
Scotch the Whisky of Scotland in Fact and Story

Scotch the Whisky of Scotland in Fact and Story

by Lockhart, Sir Robert Bruce

London: Putnam 1966. 8vo. 184 pp, name in ink on front endpaper, creases to dustwrapper spine. . Very Good. Hardcover. 3rd Edition. 1966.
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£22.50
The Cork Jester's Guide to Wine: An Entertaining Companion for Tasting It, Ordering It and Enjoying It

The Cork Jester's Guide to Wine: An Entertaining Companion for Tasting It, Ordering It and Enjoying It

by Jennifer Rosen

Clerisy Press, 2006. Paperback. Very Good. Some marking to page edges. Shipped from the U.K. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday.
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£3.99
Sweet-Making For All

Sweet-Making For All

by Jerome, Helen

London: Thomas Nelson. 8vo. 188 pp, small mark to book cloth and name in ink inside front board. . Very Good. Hardcover.
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£18.00
Indulgence

Indulgence

by Paul Richardson

2004-07-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be re-issue. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$79.17