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Food lovers and food experts alike will love the rare and antique food books that can be found in the Biblio Rare Book Room. From rare first editions of favorite titles to deluxe signed editions complete with illustrations and recipes, there is something for everyone in the rare food books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. Any of the books featured below would be sure to add value to your rare and antique book collection.



The Southern Cook Book of Fine Old Recipes

322 Old Dixie Recipes. Compiled and Edited by Lillie S. Lustig, S. Claire Sondheim, Sarah Rensel. Decorations by H. Charles Kellum. 48 pp. 23,5x16 cm. Culinary Arts Press, 1939. --- Wooden covers, curved and painted. B&W illustrations. Unmarked. ...

From Pelargos Bookstore, MBS

€105.00


[Culinary ephemera : patent medicine] The Herbalist and Herb Doctor by Meyer, Joseph E

Hammond, Indiana: Indiana Herb Gardens, 1918. RARE in the 1918 First Edition. 3" w x 6 3/8" h, blue cloth with black lettering and embossed Native American in medallion front cover. 400 pages, portrait, numerous illustrations in text, index. Ver...

From Dale Steffey Books

$250.00


Au Pied De Cochon - The Album by Martin Picard

Montréal, QB: Restaurant Au Pied De Cochon, 2006. Hardcover. As New. CD still in original, sealed pouch at the back of book. Original Promo Slip Cover still on book - has tear on back. Book in original, New condition...

From 10908Digital

$3,000.00


Crumbs from the Round Table: A Feast for Epicures by Barber, Joseph

NY: Leypoldt and Holt. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and head of spine, . foxing to gutter at title page.. 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Green beveled cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. ...

From Old Saratoga Books

$100.00


Common Sense in the Household by Harland, Marion

New York: Charles Scribner & Co., 1871. Antique hardcover first edition of this classic of American cooking and homemaking. Bound in reddish-brown cloth boards, with gilt lettering on the front and spine, and black etched decorative borders. Corners b...

From Popeks Books, IOBA

$179.00


How to Make Home Happy, a Housekeeper's Handbook by Anon

Hardcover. Very Good. Very ornate, 3 chromoliths, guide for running a home, including deportment and etiquette at mealtime, VG. ...

From BohemianBookworm

$213.98


Nico by Ladenis, Nico

London: Macmillan, 1996. Previous owner's name and date obscured with marker pen in top corner of front end paper. Otherwise a very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, creasing to a few page corners and no bumping to corners. Dust jack...

From Godley Books

£87.50


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 ...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$350.00


The Complete Economical Cook and Frugal Housewife by Mary Holland

Title continued: "...Also, Trussing & Carving; preparing soups, gravies, sauces, made dishes, potting, pickling, &c. With directions for pastry and confectionery. Likewise the art of making British wines, brewing, baking, gardening, &c." Rebound brown hal...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$260.00


Classy, restaurants and cafes in Stockholm by Lindberg, Ake (Ed.)

1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Tall folio, faint spot or two on covers else VG/VG,1st edn, 273pps, many full page colour photographs of fifty Stockholm cafes and restaurants, displays of food, ineriors/exteriors, introductory text for eac...

From BohemianBookworm

$115.56


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. FIRST EDITION of the most famous treatise on gastronomy. The Physiology of Taste was published in an edition of 500 copies, appearing only two months after the author's death. A com...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$9,000.00


All About Confectionary Series: All About Biscuits; All About Pastries; All About Gateuax, All About Ices, Jellies, Creams and Conserves; All About Genoese Glaces, Petits Fours and Bon Bons by Harris, H.G. And Borella, S.P

London: Offices of the British Baker" Maclaren and Sons. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. N.d. [Ca. 1930]. Orig. green cloth lettered in white on upper front board with black titles on spine, viii, 183pp; viii, 183pp; 516pp; 200pp; 196pp. Illustrated. Light f...

From Minotavros Books

CA$600.00


A Handbook of Gastronomy (Physiologie Du Gout) by Brillat-Savarin, Jean-Anthelme

New York: J.W. Bouton, 1884. Cloth. Good Condition. Lalauze, Aldolphe. In blue cloth with moderate general rubbing, spine faded and water spotted, moderate foxing throughout, but still a nice edition of Brillat-Savarin with the 52 illustrations by Lalau...

From Pazzo Books

$200.00


The Book of Apples by Joan Morgan & Alison Richards

London: Ebury Press, 1993. First Edition, Second Printing. Hardcover. As New/As New. Ebury Press, Brogdale Horticultural Trust. Hardcover. 9780091777593. First Edition, Second Printing. As New condition. Clean and Tight. Spine has never been broken. Sta...

From 10908Digital

$156.14


Cottage Economy by Cobbett, William

London: C. Clement , 1882 Brown hard cover boards, fair. Previous owner name on front board, heavy chipping to spine, edges worn. Previous owner name, bookseller label inside front board, (Will. m Reynolds). Hinges starting, First Thus. Containing Inf...

From Bluestocking Books

$325.00


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