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If you are looking for a copy of a long-lost family cookbook from your childhood, you should definitely take a look through the pages of the rare and collectible cook books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. There is a large selection from which to choose, and many of the rare and antique books featured below are hard to find first editions of favorite and traditional cook books.



Book of Household Management by Beeton, Isabella Mary

London: S. O. Beeton, 1861. 1112 pages + xxxix index and coloured plate list. Lacks free front endpaper otherwise a good tight book. Half of spine is missing. With some careful restoration this would be a very good example of this rare work.. First Editio...

From Books & Bygones

£1,500.00


McCall's Cooking School COMPLETE Three (3) Volume 3-Ring Binders Cookbook Set: McCall's Cooking School Cookbook Series by Langan, Marianne / Wing, Lucy (Editors)

Columbus, Ohio: McCall Publishing - Field Publications. Fine. 1986. First Edition. Binder. 010323: FULLY COMPLETE Three (3) Volume 3-Ring Binders Cookbook Set. Includes ALL 576 Recipe Cards, 18 Tab Dividers, Introduction Section and Full 12-Page Index ...

From KEENER BOOKS (Member IOBA)

$255.00


Mrs Beeton's Household Management by Beeton, Isabella

London, UK (nd): Ward Lock & Co. Second-hand hardcover. Very Good. Beeton, Isabella. Mrs Beeton's Household Management: a complete cookery book. Ward Lock & Co: London, UK (nd) (c1928). Demy 8vo (215x140mm) HC Faux Morocco Qtr Bnd, tan bds x...

From Books for Cooks

AU$351.00


FOOD: The World of Food ---by Christian Teubner ( Hardcover in a Slipcase / Herbs; Spices; Cereals and Grains; Fish; Seafood; Vegetables; Meat; Game and Poultry; Ham and sausage; Cheese; Fruit ) by Teubner, Christian

Munich, Germany: Munich, Germany: TEUBNER Edition / Grafe Und Unzer, Ganske Verlagsgruppe, 2001, 2nd Edition, 1st Printing , 2001. ----------hardcover, about 11 x 14.5 inches, a Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine slipcase, ...

From Leonard Shoup

$124.95


French Provincial Cooking by David, Elizabeth

London: Michael Joseph, 1960. 493 pages. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt on red ground, pictorial design to upper board in red, red top-stain. With the rare dust jacket which has been professionally restored. Pages 247-250 have been re-stitched...

From Books & Bygones

£600.00


Modern Cookery in All Its Branches by Eliza Acton

Small 8vo. Original brown cloth with blind stamped decorative borders to the covers, plus gilt (dusted) lettering and vignettes to the spine. 607 pages, plus 32 pp catalogue of adverts dated July 1845. Illustrated with numerous woodcuts. Apart from bumpin...

From Innoworking Associates

£700.00


Gold Medal Century Of Success Cookbook (The Best Gold Medal Recipes Of 100 Years) by Betty Crocker Kitchens

Minneapolis, Minnesota: General Mills. Very Good. 1979. Presumed First Edition. Soft Cover. 002860: Has several pages of history and historical photos of Gold Medal. Beautiful full-color photographs throughout. "We have included recipes which were ...

From KEENER BOOKS (Member IOBA)

$100.00


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


NEW AMERICAN COOKERY, OR FEMALE COMPANION. CONTAINING FULL AND AMPLE DIRECTIONS FOR ROASTING, BROILING, STEWING, HASHING, BOILING, PRESERVING, PICKLING, POTTING, FRICASEES, SOUPS, PUFF-PASTES, PUDDINGS, CUSTARDS, PIES, TARTS, & C. ALSO, THE MAKING OF WINES AND CHEESE. PECULIARLY ADAPTED TO THE AMERICAN MODE OF COOKING by [COOKERY]

New York: D. D. Smith, 1805. First Edition. Hardcover. Lacking the endpapers; small chip at the top of the spine. A clean, attractive, unsophisticated copy in original binding of a scarce and important book. Twentyfourmo (3-3/8" x 5-3/8") bound in origi...

From Charles Agvent

$21,875.00


Origin: the food of Ben Shewry by Shewry, Ben

Sydney, Australia: Murdoch Books, 2012. Second-hand hardcover. Shewry, Ben. Origin: the food of Ben Shewry. Murdoch Books: Sydney, Australia 2012. 4to (320x295mm) HC Qtr Bnd Black Cloth, Pict. Dec Emb Bds xii,[1],288,[2]pp. (photography by Colin Page) Ne...

From Books for Cooks

AU$756.00


The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy; Excelling Any Thing of the Kind Ever Yet Published by Glasse, Mrs. [Hannah]

Alexandria [Virginia]: Cottom and Stewart, 1812. Published 1812. Rough but complete copy of this hard-to-find work on cooking and food and menu selection, also a scarce pre-Civil War Virginia imprint. Unfortunately this copy does indeed appear to have b...

From Resource Books, LLC

$347.99


French Cook, The by Ude, Louis Eustache

London: John Ebers and Co., 1829. 485 pages. Rebound in green cloth with original title label to spine. A system of fashionable and economical cookery adapted to the use of English families. Tenth edition, corrected and enlarged, with an appendix of obser...

From Books & Bygones

£150.00


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 ...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$5,000.00


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