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Een Vruchtenmandje. [A Fruit Basket] by Bodenheim, Nelly (illustrator). Verses by Lizzy Ansingh

Amsterdam: De Spieghel, 1927. Folio, [48] pages, twenty one hand-colored plates, All the plates are on a sturdy, thick card stock (29 x 21cm). First edition, signed and limited. Roman numeral III of a limitation of seven copies in portfolio form, signed ...

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$5,000.00


All About Tea by Ukers, William H

New York: Tea & Coffee Journal, 1935. Two volumes, quartos, xvi, 559 pages, & viii, 568 pages, thoroughly illustrated. First edition of the definitive study on tea. The finest copy we have seen of this monumental work on the history, agriculture, and tr...

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$3,500.00


Autograph Letter Signed ("Julia Child"), to Mr. Fairbanks by Child, Julia

Paris, 1953. One and one half page pen and ink letter (26.5 x 21.5 cm.) on single sheet of pale blue Paul Cushing Child stationery, with ink date stamp ("May 18 1953"), addressed, "USIS. 5 Place de Rome, Marseille (B du Rh)". ~ An early letter from Juli...

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$3,500.00


The Settlement Cook Book : Tested recipes from the Milwaukee Public School Kitchen Girls Trades and Technical High School, Authoritative Dietitians and Experienced Housewives by [The Settlement (Milwaukee, Wisc.); Kander, Simon, Mrs.; Schoenfeld, Henry]

Milwaukee, WI: The Settlement Cook Book Co, 1941. Octavo, xlvi+623 pages. Twenty-first edition, revised and enlarged. A much later edition this influential and massively successful cookbook, originally published in 1901. The emphasis is American, with a ...

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$350.00


All About Coffee by Ukers, William H

New York: The Tea & Coffee Trade Journal Company, 1935. Small stout quarto, 832 pages, with more than 800 illustrations, maps and diagrams, some in full color. Second, edition, revised. At the time of the book's original publication in 1922, The New York...

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$1,000.00


Physiologie du gout, ou meditation de gastronomie transcendante; ouvrage theorique, historique et a l'ordre du jour, dedie aux gastronomie parisiens by Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme

Paris: Sautelet et Cie, 1826. Two volumes, octavo, xiv, 390 & 449 pages. contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards Light wear at extremities, otherwise in very good condition. First edition of the most famous treatise on gastronomy. The Physiology of...

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$11,000.00


Modern Domestic Cookery, And useful Receipt Book, adapted for Families in the Middling and Gentel Ranks of Life, with a Complete Family Physician. Instructions for Making British Wines, Brewing, Baking, &c.,&c by Hammond, Elizabeth

London: Dean & Munday, 1820. Duodecimo, iv + 288 pages. Illustrated frontispiece and four engraved plates. Third edition, probable second printing. The book sports two title pages, one dated 1819 and one 1820, which leads us to presume that the printer j...

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$350.00


One Hundred and Sixty Culinary Dainties: for the Epicure, the Invalid and the Dyspeptic by Hobbs, Samuel

London: Dean & Son, 1884. Octavo, 150, [2] pages. Advertisements. The Chef du Cuisine of "Messrs. Gunter & Co... and many of the Nobility" offers a collection of dishes which in our world seem hardly dainty or appropriate for the invalid. Instead, withi...

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$150.00


Austro-Hungarian Menu Collection by [Menu - collection]

Vienna; Bratislava, 1891. Collection of thirty-one menus, mounted in a contemporary scrapbook. The menus hail mostly from Vienna, in large part from the Metropole Hotel and Frohner's Hotel Imperial, but there are also four from the Palugyay Palace in Bra...

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$1,200.00


Housekeeping in Old Virginia. Containing Contributions from Two Hundred and Fifty of Virginia's Noted Housewives, Distinguished for Their Skill in the Culinary Art and Other Branches of Domestic Economy. Edited by Marion Cabell Tyree by Tyree, Marion Cabel (editor)

Louisville, Ky: J.P. Morton and Company, 1879. Thick octavo (19.5 x 13.5 cm.), [7], vi, [1], viii-xviii, [1], 20-528, [2] pages. Index; list of contributors. ~ Third printing, following the issues of 1877 (New York: G.W. Carleton) and 1878 (Richmond, Va....

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$1,000.00


The Frugal Housewife, or complete woman cook. Wherein the art of dressing all sorts of viands, with cleanliness, decency and elegance, is explained in five hundred approved recipes... to which are added, various bills of fare, and a proper arrangement of dinners, two courses, for every month in the year by Carter, Susannah, of Clerkenwell

Philadelphia: Printed by James Carey, 83, N. Second-Street, 1796. Duodecimo (16 x 10 cm.), [xiii], 14-132 pages; three plates; two engravings depicting carving and a third woodcut depicting "Arrangement of a Supper Table". ~ Third American edition, first...

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$4,500.00


Golden Tips. A Description of Ceylon and its Great Tea Industry by Cave, Henry W

London: Samson Low, Marston & Company, 1900. Octavo, 474 pages. Illustrated with photographs by the author. First edition, of this lovely survey of Ceylon and its tea industry, by a member of the Royal Asiatic Society and author of several other titles o...

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$400.00


1871, Illustrated Catalogue of Hutchinson's Patent Cider and Wine Mills, Presses, Screws, Grinders, &c., Manufactured and Sold By Peekskill Plow Works, Cleveland, O. by Peekskill Plow Works

Cleveland, Ohio: Peekskill Plow Works, 1871. Stapled, octavo-sized brochure, 8 pages. Illustrated throughout with steel engravings, of each press, mill or screw. Includes a page dedicated to recipes for "Good, Pure Cider". Quarter-sized abrasion to rear ...

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$250.00


The Art of Brewing. Part I & Part II. (Complete) by [Booth, David] Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

London: Baldwin & Craddock, 1829. Two slim volumes. Octavos, 32 pages + 4 ads; & 32 pages 2 ads. With six steel engraved illustrations of equipment in the text, and additional charts and tables. A practical explanation of brewing ingredients, equipment a...

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$500.00


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