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The Physiology Of Taste

The Physiology Of Taste

by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin was born in France in 1755 and died in 1826.Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher, author of The Art of Eating, was born in 1908 and died in 1992.Bill Buford, author of Heat, lives in New York City.
Edible Plants and Animals

Edible Plants and Animals

by A D ; Livingston, Helen Livingston

On Tap

On Tap

by Glen C Phillips

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Dining Distinction Award

Dining Distinction Award

by Magazine, Travel-Holiday

Secrets of Slow Cooking: Creating Extraordinary Food With Your Slow Cooker

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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$20.00
The Spartan Cook Book: A Selection of Tested Recipes compiled by the Ladies of The Sparta W. T. A.

The Spartan Cook Book: A Selection of Tested Recipes compiled by the Ladies of The Sparta W. T. A.

by A. Talbot & Co., printers

London, Ontario, 1908. Softcover. Fair. 168 p. 22 cm. Paperback. Stained. Edges chipped to p. 32. Driver 0124.4.
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$50.00
Favourite Recipes of Canadian Women

Favourite Recipes of Canadian Women

by Nestlé's

Nestle's, February 1935. Staplebound. Very good. 31 cm. 17 cm. B&w illustrations. Staplebound booklet with paper covers. Light wear and a few spots to covers. Recipes from the cooks of Mrs. W. D. Herridge, Martha Allan, Mrs. John V. Casgrain, Mrs. Hugh H. McLean Jr., Mrs. W. H. Covert, Mrs. J. A. McAvity, Betty Sandford Smith, and Mrs. G. A. P. Brickenden. All recipes use Nestlé evaporated milk.
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$30.00
Around the Opry Table: A Feast of Recipes and Stories from the Grand Ole Opry

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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$30.00
The Dreaded Broccoli Cookbook: A Good-Natured Guide to Healthful Eating With 100 Recipes

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... Read more
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$20.00
Manuscript on paper, entitled on paper label on upper cover "Chosen jin tochaku on kondate" ["Banquet Menus for Korean Delegations"]

Manuscript on paper, entitled on paper label on upper cover "Chosen jin tochaku on kondate" ["Banquet Menus for Korean Delegations"]

by BANQUETS FOR THE KOREAN DELEGATION TO JAPAN

36 folding leaves, of which four are blank. 8vo (240 x 170 mm.), orig. blue semi-stiff wrappers (wrappers somewhat worn), orig. label, heightened in gold, with manuscript title, new stitching. [Japan]: n.d.<br /> During the Edo period, there were 12 Korean delegations to Japan, whose purposes were mostly to congratulate a new Tokugawa shogun. The missions, which normally included 300-500 Koreans, accompanied by roughly 1500 Japanese escorts, symbolized the amicable relationship between the... Read more
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$7,500.00
Gems for the Drawing Room - Fruit and Flowers - Books 1 and 2

Gems for the Drawing Room - Fruit and Flowers - Books 1 and 2

by JERRARD, Paul & BAYLEY, J.W.N

London: Paul Jerrard, 1852. First Edition. Mid-nineteenth century opulence: two elaborate Victorian plate books with plates of fruit and flowers complimenting verse, fully printed in gilt. Two folios in original cloth with large colour card onlay on front board and gilt floral motif on rear, 24 full-page chromolithographic plates each facing a matching gilt printed poem; cloth mildly browned in book 1, binding rubbed and mild preliminary foxing in book 2, a very good set with beautiful clean plates.
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AU$7,500.00
Illustrated manuscript on paper, signed &quot;Yashiro Nakagawa&quot; on the first leaf

Illustrated manuscript on paper, signed "Yashiro Nakagawa" on the first leaf

by SOBA NOODLES

One full-page & three double-page brush drawings in black & gray. 12 leaves, mostly folding. 8vo (243 x 160 mm.), orig. hand-drawn pictorial wrappers (a little stained & worn), stitched as issued, label on upper cover "Soba narabini kendon no yurai" ("Notes on Soba & Origins of the Word Kendon). [Japan: at end "copied 1833"].<br /> <P> A fascinating and nicely illustrated manuscript on soba noodles, with a history, recipes, and related stories. The... Read more
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$4,500.00
The Fish Retailer and His Trade Vols 1, 2 and 3

The Fish Retailer and His Trade Vols 1, 2 and 3

by Wood, Walter

London: George Harrap & Co Ltd, 1933. Faux Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 6.5x9.5. Vol I pp 224 + coloured frontis & 48pp monochrome halftone photographs; Vol II pp 225-464 + coloured frontis & 72pp monochrome halftone photographs; Vol III pp 465-683 + frontis & 48pp monochrome halftone photographs. Blue leatherette boards stamped in gilt on the spine and decorated with fish stamped in black on the spine and front board. A lovely set, very decorative, no dust jackets. In Volume 1 somes... Read more
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£69.00
An album with 76 very fine watercolor illustrations of fish, crustaceans, sea cucumbers, &amp; one sea mammal (a seal), mostly edible specimens but a few poisonous

An album with 76 very fine watercolor illustrations of fish, crustaceans, sea cucumbers, & one sea mammal (a seal), mostly edible specimens but a few poisonous

by FRUITS OF THE SEA

26 folding leaves (first & last leaves pasted-down as endpapers). Large 8vo (297 x 204 mm.), orig. decorated semi-stiff wrappers, new stitching. [Japan]: early-mid-19th century.<br /> <P> A beautifully rendered album on special thick paper, depicting, in 76 highly finished images, a series of edible (and a few poisonous) fish, crustaceans, sea cucumbers, and a seal. The unidentified artist (see below) was clearly very accomplished; the watercolors are finely executed with rich and... Read more
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$25,000.00
Augsburgisches Kochbuch

Augsburgisches Kochbuch

by S.J.W. [Weiler, Sophia Juliana]

Augsburg: Joseph Wolffischen, 1836. Hardcover. Good. xxiv, 648, [14] p. 19 cm. Title page vignette. Hardcover with green text block edge. Boards rubbed, edges and corners worn, hinges cracked. Green tape on upper spine, spine tail chipped. Some foxing and stains. German text.
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$100.00
New Fish Recipes

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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$25.00
Manitoulin Haweater Road Kill Secrets

Manitoulin Haweater Road Kill Secrets

by IRVING, Aloysius

Spring Bay, ON: Hawberry Farms, 1996. Card Covers. Good. 32 p. 22 cm. About 30 small b&w illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Label removed from rear cover. Crease in front cover. How to cook various forms of road kill, from beaver to turtle. Don't miss the Ground Hog Bar-B-Que and always serve sherry with turtle.
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$20.00
Cooking the Nouvelle Cuisine in America: A Glorious Collection of Original Recipes

Cooking the Nouvelle Cuisine in America: A Glorious Collection of Original Recipes

by Urvater, Michele;Liederman, David

Workman Pub, 1979. First printing and stated first edition. Illustrated glossy boards, matching DJ. Two well-respected chefs provide step-by-step instructions on how to adapt and prepare a variety of favorite recipes from the celebrated French culinary school. Illustrated with line drawings; contents arranged by course. Book very good plus with light edge soil, a few spots. DJ also very good with sunning to spine, price clipped. 468 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$20.00
The New Cook Book: A Volume of Tried, Tested and Proven Recipes by The Ladies of Toronto and other Cities and Towns

The New Cook Book: A Volume of Tried, Tested and Proven Recipes by The Ladies of Toronto and other Cities and Towns

by DENISON, Grace E. (ed.)

Toronto: Rose Publishing, 1906. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Fair. 407 p. 21 cm. 14 b&w carving illustrations. Cloth hardcover. Very worn. Spine detached at front hinge. Paper browning. Small chips and tears. Occasional stains, including bottom corner of p. 241. Extra recipes written in ink on rear endpapers. A well-used cookbook with sections on everything from beverages to vegetables. Chapters on dinner giving, foreign recipes (eg. Hamburg Steak as made in Hamburg, To Boil Rice - Recipe in Native's... Read more
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$25.00
WINE, THE VINE AND THE CELLAR

WINE, THE VINE AND THE CELLAR

by Shaw, Thomas George

Baltimore: Bacchus Press Ltd., 1992. Facsimile of the 1864 second edition. Wine colored leatherette. On the decorative cover, the title is surrounded by grape vines which frame a characature of a happy vintner sitting on a barrel; all done in gold.. Very good. Octavo (9 3/4 x 5 7/8 inches), 540 pages and 24 pages of period publisher's ads., fold out charts, numerous illustrations A faithful reproduction of a scarce work. Shaw was originally from Scotland and had much to do with lowering the duty on... Read more
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$135.00
Local Flavor: 22 delivious restaurant essays by London's gallivanting gastronaut

Local Flavor: 22 delivious restaurant essays by London's gallivanting gastronaut

by MACFARLANE, Andrew

London, Ontario: Phelps Publishing Co., 1990. Softcover. As new. Adaptations of essays written for Ontario Living. ix, 155 p. 23 cm. Paperback. Includes reviews of Budapest, Riverview Dining room, Thirsty Fox (Grand Bend), Under the Volcano, Benmiller Inn (Goderich), Elm Hurst (Ingersoll), Red Pump (Bayfield), Top of the Fair, Marienbad, Michael's on the Thames, Horse & Hound, Sebastian's, etc.
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$15.00
A collection of instructional notebooks containing secrets of gastronomy, etiquette, techniques of preparations for a wide variety of festivities, mostly of the Ogasawara School of gastronomy but also the Shijo School, ca. 1839-ca. 1912

A collection of instructional notebooks containing secrets of gastronomy, etiquette, techniques of preparations for a wide variety of festivities, mostly of the Ogasawara School of gastronomy but also the Shijo School, ca. 1839-ca. 1912

by (GASTRONOMY)

About 60 bound notebooks and about a dozen unbound sheets, many finely illustrated with brush and ink, with colors. [Japan: ca. 1839-ca. 1912].<br /> <P> A fascinating and important manuscript archive of notebooks and sheets, many with illustrations, describing the rules of gastronomic etiquette as prescribed by the Ogasawara School of etiquette, developed in the Kamakura period (1185-1333) and still practiced today. The instructions mostly pertain to the ritualistic preparation and serving... Read more
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$19,500.00
Specially Selected Recipes

Specially Selected Recipes

by Western Home Monthly

ca. 1931. Card covers. Good. 101 p. 22 cm. Photo of head dietician Gertrude Dutton on first leaf. Staplebound card covers. Tears to edges, some stains to rear. Tear at top of first page. Meat Pie receipe in ink on last pages. Driver M701.
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$25.00
The Story About Beer

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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$15.00
Vinegar

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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$20.00
A collection of approximately 1650 chopstick wrappers, all of Japanese origin, pasted in four 8vo and two large 8vo albums, various bindings

A collection of approximately 1650 chopstick wrappers, all of Japanese origin, pasted in four 8vo and two large 8vo albums, various bindings

by CHOPSTICK WRAPPERS

Japan: ca. 1920-30.<br /> <P>A remarkable collection of more than 1600 Japanese chopstick wrappers, all carefully mounted in six albums. The wrappers vary from very plain to highly elaborate and offer a wide range of design and typography. Many have telephone numbers. The anonymous collector painstakingly (and lovingly) assembled this collection in the 1920s and 1930s; the wrappers advertise famous and forgotten restaurants, which served mostly Japanese but also Chinese and Western cuisines,... Read more
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$4,500.00
The Physiology of Taste

The Physiology of Taste

by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Paperback / softback. New.
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£8.68
Magnolias Southern Cuisine: Uptown, Down South

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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$35.00
Diet and Diet Reform

Diet and Diet Reform

by Gandhi, M. K

Ahmedabad, India: Navajivan Publishing House, 1987. Copyright page states "First Edition, July, 1949, 5,000 copies. Fourth Reprint, April, 1987, 2,000 Copies. Total 18,000 Copies". Quite SCARCE in a dust-jacketed early printing. Near Fine, prior owner name, city and date front end page, slight toning to end pages, in a Very Good dust jacket, 1" triangular chip top edge front panel, 1/2" chip at head of spine. . 4th Printing. Paper Covered Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over... Read more
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$200.00