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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Orig. dark green boards, title in gilt. Near fine, in very good dust wrapper
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New York: Payson & Clarke Ltd., 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Orig. dark green boards, title in gilt. Near fine, in very good dust wrapper. 2 Volumes. 496 & 1058 pages. Signed presentation copy with personal letter. As the title of this important book artfully alludes to, The Dominican Republic's history has much in common with the biblical story of Naboth; let's just say things did not go well for those who covet. "And Naboth said to Ahab, The Lord forbid it me, that i should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee." Kings 21, v. 3. This copy of Sumner Welles' book is unique - The following inscription from Welles appears on the title page: "To the Hon. Francis White, With the main regard of his friend, Sumner Welles." Laid in as well is a letter and envelope to White in Welles' hand. An excerpt reads: "Dear Francis - I am leaving for you with these lines a copy of my book - but may be that when you have some free time you will look it over, and if s ... Read more

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  • Book condition: White linen/cotton, hemmed on three sides, color illustrated, edges dark pink. Very good
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Cloth. White linen/cotton, hemmed on three sides, color illustrated, edges dark pink. Very good. 29 x 31. The original Der Struwwelpeter or Shockheaded Peter (shaggy peter), a children's book, was originally published in the mid -1800's by Heinrich Hoffman in Germany. This handkerchief narrates three of the ten original, rather ghastly stories. 1. Struwwelpeter - (shockheaded peter), a boy who refuses to groom himself. 2. Die Geschichte von den schwarzen Buben - (the story of the black boys), Nikolas discovers three boys teasing a dark-skinned boy and dips them in ink to punish them. 3. Die Geschichte von dem wilden Jäger (the story of the wild huntsman), A hare steals a hunter's gun and eyeglasses and hunts down the huntsman. Similar item held in Cotsen Library.

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  • Book condition: Light green cardboard wraps
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c. 1950's. Cardboard covers. Light green cardboard wraps. 96 pages. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. This postwar cookbook gives us a glimpse into the kitchens of California homemakers during the mid-century. Includes recipes for large gatherings, baked goods, conserves, useful household hints, and much more. Covers soiled, interior clean.

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  • Book condition: Orig. cork sheet, red plastic tie. Good
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Milwaukee, Wis., 1949. Orig. cork sheet, red plastic tie. Good. Community cookbook, organized by the Tippecanue Presbyterian Church. Many recipes rely on canned and processed food, hugely popular during this era. Recipes include favorite baked goods, casseroles, and of course, chicken wiggle. Pages toned.

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[COMMUNITY COOKBOOK] Victory Cook Book

The Elwood P.T.A. (Editors)

  • Book condition: Orig. cream card stock covers, red and blue spirals. Good
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Elwood, Illinois, 1943. Wraps. Orig. cream card stock covers, red and blue spirals. Good. Unpaginated. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. World War II Victory Cookbook from the heartland, with illustrations for every chapter. Includes recipes such as A La King Shortcake, Lime Jello Salad, Smothered Liver, and Victory Pie. Recipes attributed local members. Soft covers with two spirals, one blue and one red. Covers soiled, interior clean.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Orig. cream wraps. Good
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Taunton, Mass.: The Commercial Print, Publishers, 1906. First Edition. Wraps. Orig. cream wraps. Good. Unpaginated. 19.5 x 13.5 cm. New-England Cookbook, over 50 pages of delightful recipes including Shrimp Wiggle, Popcorn Pudding, Scotch Woodcock, with an inlaid handwritten recipe for "doughnuts that take so little fat." Recipes attributed to local authors. Unusual advertisements - Mrs. William's - Chiropodist/Mrs. Atkins - Asst. Chiropodist & Manicure, and T. F. McCaffery - Bread, Cake and Pastry/Home Baker/140 Weir Street, Taunton Mass. Illustration of "Young Men's Christian Association Building" on front cover; covers soiled with numerous chips, interior soiled with various markings, staplebound holding well.

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  • Book condition: Orig. illustrated spiral bound. Good
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Hollywood, CA: Hollywood Lutheran, ND. Spiral bound wraps. Orig. illustrated spiral bound. Good. 56 pages. Recipes attributed to members of the community. Introduction: "I'm sure you'll agree that we Lutherans, due to our heritage, are the best cooks in the world!" Covers rubbed, some food stains.

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  • Book condition: White linen wallpaper, orange/yellow/red yarn, various colored construction paper, type print. Very good
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Cyrus, Minnesota, 1973. Wraps. White linen wallpaper, orange/yellow/red yarn, various colored construction paper, type print. Very good. Unpaginated (approx. 300 pages). 16 x 12 cm. Community church cookbook, by all accounts self-made, out of colored construction paper, yarn, and scraps of wallpaper (for the wrapper). Author/creator of recipes accompany each recipe along with many proverbs and verse.

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  • Book condition: Color illustrated wraps. Very good
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Berkeley, CA, c. 1934. Wraps. Color illustrated wraps. Very good. 285 pages. Built in 1927 to contribute to social, civic, and cultural progress, the Club was designed by Julia Morgan, whose interpretation of Moorish and Gothic elements created a landmark of California design. A thoroughly enjoyable cookbook with a vast array of surprisingly contemporary recipes (all contributed by members). Very light toning to cover with small creases at corners.

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  • Book condition: Green morocco half bound, raised bands, gilt-tooled spine. Very good
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Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1838. Hardcover. Green morocco half bound, raised bands, gilt-tooled spine. Very good. [i-iv] 424 pages. 16.5 x 11 cm. (Title conclusion) Containing also a Complete System of Cookery for Catholic Families, Being the result of actual experiments instituted in the kitchen of William Kitchiner, M.D. The author, William Kitchiner M.D. (1775-1827), was a wealthy physician of London who did not practice his profession but was a food, science, and music enthusiast. An early devotee of mastication (Masticate, denticate, chump, grind, and swallow), Kitchiner purportedly did most of his own cooking and cleaning. First published in 1817, this extensive guide for the domestic cook took the UK and US by storm, making Kitchiner a household name and an inspiration for many later cookbook authors, including Mrs. Beeton who lifted a number of her recipes directly from his book. Owner's inscription on rear front end paper. Rebound, marbled end papers.

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  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Book condition: Faux quarter bound, gray boards with white spine. Good
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New York: Evert Duyckinck, George Long, E. Bliss & E. White., 1825. First American Edition. Hardcover. Faux quarter bound, gray boards with white spine. Good. [2] [v-xii] 371 pages. 19 x 11 cm. (Title conclusion) Also The Art of Composing the Most Simple and Most Highly Finished Broths, Gravies, Soups, Sauces, Store Sauces, and Flavoring Essences: Pastry, Preserves, Puddings, &c. and An Easy, Certain, and Economical Process for preparing PICKLES, By which they will be ready in a Fortnight, and remain good for Years. The Quantity of each Article is ACCURATELY STATED BY WEIGHT AND MEASURE; The whole being the result of ACTUAL EXPERIMENTS Instituted in the Kitchen of a Physician. The whole work has again been carefully revised, by the author of "THE ART OF INVIGORATING LIFE BY FOOD," &c. "Miscuit utile dulci." The author, William Kitchiner M.D. (1775-1827), was a wealthy physician of London who did not practice his profession but was a food, science, and music enthusiast. An ea ... Read more

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The California Hostess Book

Mutual Citrus Products Company, Inc.

  • Book condition: Orig. stapled illustrated wraps. Fine
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Anaheim: Mutual Citrus Products Company, Inc., 1938. Staplebound. Orig. stapled illustrated wraps. Fine. 64 pages. 15 x 10 cm. A generously composed hostess book complete with suggestions for creating a blissful home, enjoying an afternoon tea, or hosting a wedding breakfast & receptions.

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Canning and How to Use Canned Foods

Bitting, A. W. & K. G. Bitting

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Orig. green cloth boards, title in gilt. Good
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Washington DC: National Canners Association, 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. Orig. green cloth boards, title in gilt. Good. 184 pages. 19 x 13 cm. The Bittings discuss the History of canning along with Principles of Canning, Methods in Commercial Canning, Factory Sanitation, Labels, Syrup, Brine, Quality, and many recipes for fruits, vegetables, meats, beans, and soups. Illustrated in black and white, photo illustrations of early canning factories.Tail corners bumped and stained, affecting first couple of pages, otherwise clean and crisp. [BROWN 431].

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  • Book condition: Orig. embossed faux letter. Very good
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New York, 1933. Hardcover. Orig. embossed faux letter. Very good. 387 pages. 21.5 x 15 cm. Profusely illustrated grocery catalog, a look back into the bustling life of New York City in the early 1930s. This edition spotlights their "Bon Voyage" Steamer Baskets - "We were the originators of this method of remembering relatives and friends going abroad...glad to receive orders fro steamer baskets to be shipped from any American port, as well as from any English or French port." Also announces "Our telephone departement...The telephone is one of the great modern convinces." Black and white photos of their bakeries, warehouse, hardware department, and store front. Catalogue includes Teas and Coffees, Frosted Foods, Health Foods, Beverages, Druggists' Sundries, Cigars, etc. Gorgeous chromolithic illustrations. Covers lightly rubbed, interior crisp and clean.

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  • Book condition: Orig. leather account book with pocket. Good
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Wells, VT, 1871-1873. Leather bound. Orig. leather account book with pocket. Good. 72 pages written, 62 blank. 15.5 x 10 cm. Leather notebook with flap and pocket, property of R.M.(W?) Lewis, Wells, VT. Handwritten notebook with 16 additional daily accounts using "Lake Austin Woolen Mill" letterhead for this cheese factories daily tally. Ledger describes what seems to be a cheese co-op with dividends divided per day, report of the season, most milk received in one day (June 16th - 9195 gallons?), days cheese was made per year (207), etc. Wells, VT rests on the edge of Rutland county and in 1870 the populations total was 430 people. In the early 1800's a dam was built on Lake St. Catherine which enabled industry such as a woolen mill, wood working shop, and cheese factory to thrive. Covers worn, joints cracked but holding, 2 cm. loss of leather to tail of spine.

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Choice Recipes

Woman's Association of the Eliot Union Church (Compiled by)

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Lowell, MA, c. 1920. Hardcover. 68 pages. 23 x 15 cm. Prefaced by the poem - A Recipe For a Day. Boards rubbed and bumped. [BROWN 1433].

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Clubs for Working Girls

Stanley, Maude

  • Book condition: Orig. Blue boards. Very good
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London: Macmillan and Co., 1890. Hardcover. Orig. Blue boards. Very good. 276 pages. 19.5 x 13.5 cm. Maude Stanley, a youth worker, who launched the London Union of Girls Clubs, illustrates the temptation surrounding poor young women: "the visit to the music hall, the cheap theaters, the gin-palaces, the dancing saloons, and the wine shop; then soon follow other temptations, the easy sliding into greater sin, the degradation and the downfall of all womanly virtue...Well, to counteract these dangers, to save our poor children just starting into womanhood - we say, establish in every locality clubs for working girls." Ex. Lib. Meadville Theological School. Book plates (two) on verso of cover, stamped and perforated on title page. Interior clean and crisp, some fraying at head and tail of spine.

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  • Book condition: Orig. color illustrated chart with grommet's at head & pamphlet. Near fine, in good envelope
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Hershey, PA: Hershey Chocolate Corporation, 1953. Map. Orig. color illustrated chart with grommet's at head & pamphlet. Near fine, in good envelope. 103 x 94 cm. Color illustrated folding wall chart with original envelope (36 x 26.5), and supplementary booklet - "The Story of Chocolate and Cocoa" (15 x 8.5). This large, lavishly illustrated chart, illustrating the production of chocolate includes the eight stages of production: 1-Harvesting Cocoa Pods 2-Removing Beans From Pods 3-Roasting Cocoa Beans 4-Milling or Grinding Cocoa nubs 5-Manufacturing Cocoa Pods 6-Producing Wholesale Milk 7-Manufacturing Milk Chocolate 8-Moulding Chocolate Bars. Includes a map of the various countries that produce cocoa, a large in depth illustration of the cocoa pod, an illustration of the Hershey Production Plant, and two short stories: The Story of Cacao, and The Lands of Cacao. In text on exterior of chart: "The purpose of HERSHEY'S EDUCATIONAL WALL CHART is to visualize the manufacturing process ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Orig. blue illustrated boards, cream linen spine. Very good
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San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Orig. blue illustrated boards, cream linen spine. Very good. 42 pages. 20 x 12 cm. A very good copy of a delightfully-illustrated, early college "guidebook", with decorations and initials by Charles Frank Ingerson. It is particularly important as an early product of The Tomoye Press and the distinguished printer, John Henry Nash. Boards rubbed and bumped at corners. Owner's inscription on front free end paper - (Winthrop Mayo Xmas '10).

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Orig. black boards with paper spine label. Very good
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Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1843 and 1844. First Edition. Hardcover. Orig. black boards with paper spine label. Very good. 196 & 154 pages. 19.5 x 12 cm. First edition, here issued bound as one. The Complete Cook's illustrations feature carving. The Complete Confectioner has one page of illustrations; modeling tools. Final 10 pages filled with advertisements. Pages tanned, edges rubbed, otherwise text clean, no markings. [LOWENSTEIN 302 & 320].

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