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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.

Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book / Cookbook : Hardcover - First Edition by Betty Crocker Kitchens

Minneapolis, Minnesota: General Mills And McGraw-Hill Book Company. Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued. 1950. First Edition: Eighth Printing. Hard Cover. 011232: Stated First Edition, Eighth Printing. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly color...



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


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


Bread Facts by Ward Baking Company

Gilded on the cover, this is a Vintage 1920 baking industry release. My family was in the baking business at this time and had been since the 1800's, and this personal family relic is rare in this condition. Two-color graphics in black and red are highlig...

From Bay Shore Emporium


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


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


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...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink


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

Philadelphia: Hubbard Brothers, 1888. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Very ornate, 3 chromoliths, guide for running a home, including deportment and etiquette at mealtime, VG.. ...

From BohemianBookworm


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

Stockholm: Young Rascals, 2007. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 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, ...

From BohemianBookworm


American Food and Game Fishes by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann

This edition, published in 1902/3 is a large reference book with gorgeous illustrations throughout (both color and b/w). Cover has some staining and the hinges, while still in tact, the paper covering them (on the inside) has separated. Interior is clean ...

From 10908Digital


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


The Food of France by ROOT, Waverley [Lewis], 1903-1982

London: Cassell, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/Fine. First Printing (First Published 1958), with an introduction by Samuel Chamberlain and illustrations by Warren Chappell. Tall, thick, 8vo: xviii,486,[2],xxx,[2]pp, with numerous photographs an...

From Fine Editions Ltd


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...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink



Octopus Books Limited. London. 1983. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (11.2 x 9.7 inches). Limited edition. One of only 25 copies, numbered and signed by the author, specially bound by Zaehnsdorf of London. This copy bound for Hugh Pigott, (possibly related to the w...

From Paul Foster Books


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


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