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    Exploring Wine: The Culinary Institute of America's Complete Guide to Wines of the World by Kolpan, Steven;Smith, Brian H.;Weiss, Michael A

    Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A.: John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2001. First printing of this second edition. Maroon cloth, gilt titles. Three wine experts (Steven Koplan, Brian H. Smith and Michael A. Weiss) provide a guided tour to the world of wine. An encyclopedic overview of wine by vintage and region, with many, many color illustrations, maps, etc. Book near fine with some light thumbing to front matter. DJ also near fine. 820 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine.


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    All-Day Singin' and Dinner on the Ground: Traditional Songs & Recipes by Brumley, Albert E

    Roseburg, OR: Albert E. Brumley & Sons, 1972. No edition statement. A staplebound collection of Revivalist hymns with verses in piano score with a following section of "Pot, Pan & Kettle Old-time Recipes" such as Fried Cucumbers and 'Busy Day' Wacky Cake. Originally published in the 1930s. Spot illustrations in B&W. Very good plus with a few scuffs to back cover. 64 pp. $15. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good. Book.


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    The 15-Minute Chicken Cookbook by Mitchell, Paulette

    Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A.: Macmillan General Reference, 1997. First printing. Blue cloth spine over yellow boards, gilt titles. Illustrated with line drawings. One in a series of titles featuring 15-minute food preparation. Contents divided by course (entrees/salads/soups/sandwiches & pizzas). Best-sounding recipe: Grilled Chicken Salad with Grapefruit-Peanut Vinaigrette. Book near fine; DJ also near fine with minor rubbing. 250 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


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    Italy in Small Bites by Field, Carol

    Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: William Morrow & Co, 1993. First printing. Brown cloth spine, orange boards, gilt titles. A compendium of recipes for hors d'oeuvre and snack foods. Book very good with edge soil, waterstain at foot of spine, a couple of pages edge-curled. DJ very good plus with price clipped. 293 pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Book.


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    Dinner Is Served : An English Butler's Guide to the Art of the Table by Inch, Arthur; Hirst, Arlene

    Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.: Running Press Book Publishers, 2006. First printing. Retired butler Hirst has over 50 years' experience in serving formal dinners, and was a consultant on the Altman film Gosford Park. In this informative volume, he passes on some of that knowledge. Illustrated with line drawings, contents arranged according to types of dishes, cutlery and occasion. Glossary included. Book unread, near new. DJ also near new with one small ding at spine. 144 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


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    Chez Panisse Cooking by Bertolli, Paul; Waters, Alice

    Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Random House Inc, 1988. Black cloth, gilt titles. Stated first edition. With a Preface by Angelo M. Pellegrini. Contents arranged by course, with a wealth of culinary information included. Full-page color photos by Gail Koff. on coated paper. Book very good plus with one waterspot to cloth and DJ reverse at top front panel. DJ also near fine with some pressure marks, one very tiny hole at back fold. Price of $24.95 intact. 449 pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Book.


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    Amana Radarange Microwave Cooking Guide by Amana

    Amana, OA: Amana Refrigeration, Inc., 1972. Spiralbound notebook design with cloth binding stamped with photo images. No DJ as issued. A cooking manual accompanying the Amana Radarange model R-IJ. Recipes include Cheese & Egg dishes, Meat, Poultry, Fish & Seafoods, Appetizers & Hors Doeuvres, Cakes/Desserts, Soups/Sauces/Cereals, and Vegetables. Information on use of the oven and cooking tips included. Recipes illustrated with color photos. A very good copy of which the cloth has been cleaned and is relatively soil-free. 96 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.


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    Soup: A Way of Life by Kafka, Barbara

    Artisan,U.S., 1998. First printing. Laminated faux-linen boards, white titles. Oversized quarto. Two-color printing with 4-color center supplement on coated paper. Contents arranged by course. Book unread, near fine with faint soil to top edge. DJ also near fine with light aging. Price of $35.00 intact. 464 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Book.


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    Around the Opry Table: A Feast of Recipes and Stories from the Grand Ole Opry by West, Kay

    Center Street First printing. Dozens & dozens of country music artists are represented with brief bios, (mostly) color photos and favorite recipes. Attractively designed book, printed entirely on coated paper. Book unread, as new. DJ also near new. 284 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.


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    Bookmarks for Cooks by Starrhill

    Washington, D.C., U.S.A.: Starrhill Pr, 1989. Contains 18 illustrated bookmarks on card stock to use as placeholders in cookbooks. Die cut and lined for notes to be added. First sheet missing; else very good. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Book.


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    Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume Two by Child, Julia and Simone Beck

    Alfred A Knopf, 1970. Fleur-de-lis patterned boards, black/blue/white titles blocks, blue topstain. Stated book club edition. With illustrations by Sidonie Coryn based on photographs by Paul Child. Technical drawings by Paul Child. Contains many line drawings illustrating techniques of preparation. Book seemingly unread, near fine with one very small stain at foreedge, fading, a few spots to topstain. DJ very good and intact but with a one-inch circular surface tear at spine, small stain to front. Altogether a fairly nice copy. 622 pp.. Book Club (BCE). Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.


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    Vinegar by Gordon-Smith, Clare

    Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Courage Books, 1996. First printing. Green cloth, gilt titles, illustrated endsheets. Recipes for appetizers, entrees, salads and other dishes featuring various varieties of vinegar. Color photos illustrate most recipes. Author has been food editor for Marie-Claire. A near fine copy in like DJ. 64 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.


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    New Fish Recipes by Crawford, Jeff et al

    Gloucester on the Waterfront, 1987. Spiralbound. Recipes from the Gloucester, MA restaurant. Illustrated with pencil sketches by unnamed artist(s). The book seeks to highlight fish that many people might not buy, such as pout, monkfish, sea skate and mackerel. Evidently rare.30 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.


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    Pickles, Relishes & Preserves by Vaughan, Beatrice

    Brattleboro, VT: The Stephen Greene Press, 1971. Staplebound pamphlet. The author of Yankee Hill Country Cooking, Old Cook's Almanac and many other specialty cookbooks turns her attention to classic condiment recipes, including Piccalilli, Cape Cod Cranberry Ketchup, Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind, Chow Chow and other favorites. Very good copy with sunning to cover, light cover soil. Uncommon. 32 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.


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    The Harvard Cook Book by Klotz, Mrs .Paul R. Et al, Eds

    Harvard, MA: First Congregational Unitarian Church, 1975. Date approximate, no date given. Cloth-covered spiral comb binding with pasted titles plate to front. Numerous spot illustrations throughout in woodcut-style. This cookbook was sponsored and produced by the 1st Congregational Unitarian Church of Harvard, MA -- no connection with the university. Thus, recipes feature apples, which fruit Harvard, MA is known for producing. Nevertheless, this fairly substantial collection contains a variety of recipes from the usual genres -- soups/salads/meat/vegetables/desserts. A special section of Shaker recipes are included at the end. Very good with a few small spots and stains, one or two brief notations. 201 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.


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    New Zealand Seafood: Cooking Methods & Recipes by New Zealand Fishing Industry Board

    Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Fishing Industry Board, 1970. Date approximate, no date given. Contains recipes for seafood native to New Zealand. Cooking methods include baking, poaching, casseroling, steaming, frying, grilling, barbecuing, foilbaking, sousing. Recipes accompanied by photos, some in color. Very good with rubbing to cover, crease to back cover. Rare. 32 pp. . 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.


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    Old Boston Taverns and Tavern Clubs by Drake, Samuel Adams

    Boston, MA: W.A. Butterfield, 1917. Illustrated edition with numerous plates, drawings, maps and other historic artifacts. A history and guide to taverns and brewhouses throughout early Boston. Foldout map from 1722 showing tavern locations tipped in. Brown boards, brown cloth spine with pasted titles plate. No DJ. A very good plus copy with expected wear to boards at corners, very stylish deco presentation bookplate from the Hotel Brunswick (1933). 124 pp.. First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.


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    Seafood: A Connoisseur's Guide and Cookbook by Davidson, Alan

    Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Fireside, 1992. Oversized quarto. First softcover printing. Combination encyclopedia-cookbook, with an illustrated alphabetical directory of fish and seafood species and brief history, characteristics of each type, with subsequent recipes for that type. Includes bibliography, index. Very good with shelfwear, remainder mark and small stain to bottom edge. 208 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.


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    The Coffee Fanatic's Field Guide to Cofee, Coffee Drinks & Coffeehouses by Peach, Matt

    Ruckersville, VA: Shenandoah Blue Ridge Media, 2008. Stated first edition. Signed on title page with 'best wishes.' Contains both whimsical and useful information on the history of coffee, different types of coffeemakers, where to get a good cup of coffee on the road, coffee and health concerns, and recommended resources. An unread, near-new copy with light bump at top binding edge. 188 pp.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.


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    Secrets of Slow Cooking: Creating Extraordinary Food With Your Slow Cooker by Krissoff, Liana

    Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Harry N Abrams Inc, 2005. Fourth printing. Illustrated glossy boards, matching DJ, 4-color illustrated endsheets. Recipe categories include: appetizers & party foods; vegetables, sides & sauces; lighter fare; hearty stews, main dishes with meat, poulty and seafood; desserts & other sweets. Many recipes illustrated with full-page color photos. Unread, as new in like DJ. 135 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New.


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    Magnolias Southern Cuisine: Uptown, Down South by Barickman, Donald;Wyrick & Co

    Charleston, North Carolina, U.S.A.: Wyrick & Co, 1995. First edition (NAP). Signed on half title/second leaf. Illustrated laminated binding, matching DJ. Contents arranged by course, photos in full-page color w/bleeds. Author owns/operates two restaurants, Magnolias and Blossom Cafe, both in Charleston. These are the mouth-watering classic recipes of the South that everyone raves about. Book and DJ near fine with little wear. 144 pp.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


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    The Story About Beer by Brewimg World Company

    Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.: What Cheer Bottling Co, 1956. One sheet, folded. Quaint synopsis of the importance of beer and its place in American culture. Very good with creases, a couple of small stains. 2 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.


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    The Locavore Way: Discover and Enjoy the Pleasures of Locally Grown Food by Amy Cotler

    Storey Publishing, LLC, 2009. First softcover printing. Inscribed with 'Enjoy!' on title page. All about farmers' markets and locally-grown food. Resources and other appendices at end. Unread and near fine. 245 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.


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    The Dreaded Broccoli Cookbook: A Good-Natured Guide to Healthful Eating With 100 Recipes by Haspel, Barbara;Haspel, Tamar

    Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Scribner, 1999. First printing. Green cloth spine over gtreen textured boards, gilt titles. Stand aside, George Bush (Sr.), here's a cookbook that might change your mind. This mother & daughter team has written a humorous cookbook of healthy cuisine that grew out of a newsletter by the same title. The mother, it seems is the 'healthy food' maven, whereas the daughter proclaims that she 'inherited the sausage gene.' Together, however, they haved created some interesting recipes with and without meat. General information on preparation, etc included throughout the text. A near fine copy in like DJ. 317 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


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    James Villas' Country Cooking by Villas, James

    Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Little Brown & Co, 1991. First printing. Green spine over marble-patterned boards, gilt titles, blindstamp to front board. Contents arranged by course and climate. Book very good with a couple of stains to bottom edge, minor soil to top edge. DJ also very good with slight edgewear. 312 pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Book.


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