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image of Doctor on Desima; Selected Chapters from JHR J.L.C. Pompe van Meerdervoort's Vijf Jaren in Japan [Five Years in Japan] (1857-1863) Translated and Annotated by Elizabeth P. Wittermans and John Z. Bowers

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Tokyo: Sophia University, 1970. Hardcover. vii, 144p., rubricated titlepage, no illustrations, presswork on lovely alkaline paperstock, hardbound in 10.5x6.5 inch clothbacked papered boards with black spine-label gilt and enclosed in the dust jacket. Book itself is near-fine, its corner-tips minutely turned but both boards otherwise perfectly sound and entirely clean and unmarked; while the dj is badly edgeworn across… Read more
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Hunger Quits School

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Published
1943
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npl: Food Distribution Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1943. Pamphlet. 12p., stapled wraps, 9x6 inches landscape format, illus., wraps lightly worn else very good condition. On the school lunch program.
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image of A Short History of Russia's First Civil War; The Time of Troubles and the Founding of the Romanov Dynasty

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University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004. Paperback. NB, this is a "Short" text, it is abridged: viii, 342p., illustrated with a number of modern line maps and same quantity of period portrait facsimiles, softbound in 9x6 inch glossy decorated wraps, an immaculate copy: sound, clean, unmarked.
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Milk meat bread

by Socialist Party, USA

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Published
1932
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£14.78

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New York: Socalist Party, 1932. Small brochrue unfolded, 7x6 inches, paper toned. Small campaign brochure promoting the SP municipal ticket - For Mayor - Morris Hillquit, for Comptroller Frank A. Steverman, For Pres. Board of Aldermen Edward F. Cassidy.
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image of What's cooking? Peace - Brotherhood - Love

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Philadelphia: St. Matthew's United Methodist Church; Seventh St. United Methodist Church, 1981. Unpaginated cookbook, plastic comb binding, front card cover has a stain, otherwise clean. Fundraiser cookbook for the churches, apparently an actual product of the congregations, rather than one of the companies producing such books.
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image of World champion Los Angeles Lakers are cookin': Family cook book

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Dallas: Taylor Publishing Company, 1985. 184p., very good hardcover. Recipes submitted by people associated with the team, with photos; many fan submissions as well.
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Act now or forever rest in peace!

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Published
1994
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[Pittsburgh, PA]: Rotten Propaganda, 1994. Newspaper. [12p.], tabloid newspaper format, paper toned, folded as issued, 11.5x16 inches. Aimed at the political punk scene, includes information on political prisoners, much on food and vegetarianism and the back page is devoted to Food Not Bombs. Not found in OCLC as of 3/2021.
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Lebensgefährliche "Lebensmittel.

by Herber, Lewis [pseudonym of Murray Bookchin]; Gotz Ohly

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Published
1953
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£184.73

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Krailling bei München: H.G. Müller, 1953. 87p., ownership stamp on half-title, newspaper clipping pasted to half-title else very good paperback in a chipped dustwrapper. Originally published in "Contemporary Issues," 1952, as an article titled "The Problem of Chemicals in Food." This German translation is Bookchin's first book. His later books "Our Synthetic Environment" (1962) and "Crisis in Our… Read more
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Antonio de Mendoza, First Viceroy of New Spain

by Aiton, Arthur Scott

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Published
1927
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£81.28

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Duham NC [sic]: Duke University Press, 1927. xii, 240p., illustrations on glazed inserted stock: a frontis portrait, a folded line map of the Mixton War (last attempt to be delivered from the Spanish) and a grim battlefield scene. First edition hardbound in textured dark green cloth boards and plain printed dust jacket. A wonderful copy, cloth very fresh and… Read more
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Aztec medicine, health, and nutrition

by Ortiz de Montellano, Bernard R.

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Published
1990
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9780813515632
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£29.56

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New Brunswick: Rutgers, 1990. xvi+308p., illustrated with two line maps, many exhibit photos and statistical charts. Softbound original, sound and unmarked, a very good to fine first trade paper edition in 9x6 inch wraps.
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The Chinese festive board

by Lamb, Corrine

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Published
1936
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£33.25

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1936. 153p. hardcover, interior front hinge reinforced with transparent tape; endpapers are a "Gastronomical map of China." First US edition.
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NEFCO Newsletter. Sept. 1975

by New England Foundation for Co-operative Living

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Published
1975
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£22.17

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Allston, MA: NEFCO, 1975. 14p., 8.5x14 inch sheets stapled at corner; some rust to staple. Communications about food co-op ventures and other efforts to establish alternative cooperative organizations. Includes recipes scattered through several pages. Cover cartoon captioned "NEFCO eats supermarkets for breakfast.
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image of Song of the stubborn one thousand, the Watsonville canning strike, 1985-87

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Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2016. Paperback. xv, 237p., wraps, very good condition.
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image of A Matter of Taste. A Bibliographical Catalog of International Books on Food and Drink.      the Cookbook Collection Housed in The Lilly Library at the Indiana University

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New Castle DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1998. Hardcover. 999p., a small number of b&w period reproductions plus dj repros in color (collaged, as it were), hardbound first edition in cloth boards gilt and glossy decorated dust jacket. Item in its publisher's shrinkwrap and looks undamaged. Author is (or was) head librarian, Lilly staff.
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image of American Books on Food and Drink. A Bibliographical Catalog of the Cookbook Collection Housed in The Lilly Library at the Indiana University

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New Castle DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1998. Hardcover. xviii, 794p., a small number of b&w period reproductions plus dj repros in color (collaged, as it were), hardbound first edition in blue cloth boards gilt and glossy decorated dust jacket. Cloth spine panel very slightly curved, book has been looked over, and same panel on dj is rippled, cause unknown.… Read more
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How to make all kinds of candy

by Paquin, Helene

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n.d.
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Girard, KS: Haledman-Julius Company, n.d.. 64p., 3.5 x 5 inch booklet, paperstock evenly toned, otherwise very good. Little blue book no. 518.
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image of Gastronomie - Oenologie du XV Siecle a Nos Jours: three unduplicated cookbook catalogues:  Bibliotheque d'un Gourmet  / Gastronomie et OEnologie  /  Chasse Gastronomie Oenologie

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Paris: Edgar Soete, Libraire-Expert, 1990. Respectively 88, 64, 70p., matching format, glossy white wraps with scattered b&w illustrations. Our first item has been marked up by a prospective purchaser and has a nasty litle tear in heel of spine, the other two are not marked but are handled and creased. The three as a small lot.
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How to prepare and serve a meal: interior decoration

by Lansdown, Lillian B.

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Published
1922
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New York: Social Culture Publications, 1922. 62p., slender paperback, minor shelfwear. Two separate sections, one with recipes, the other with advice on room layout and furnishings.
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image of As of yet, [unnamed], issue #1, April 2009

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[Long Island, NY]: [Long Island Food Not Bombs], 2009. Pamphlet. Four sheets folded to make a 16 page zine, minor handling wear else very good condition, 5.5x8.5 inches folded size. "AS OF YET, UNNAMED is an off-shoot of the Long Island Food Not Bombs community." - front page.
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image of Excavation of an Early Shell Midden on Isla Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Preprinted from Publication 31, pages 147-197, Middle American Research Institute Tulane University

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New Orleans: National Geographic Society - Tulane University Program of Research in Yucatan, 1974. Pamphlet. Offprint, nicely formatted and accompanied by well-reproduced b&w site photos, diagrams and line maps; an oversize pamphlet in 10.5x8 inch plain printed green wraps. Has a little edgewear, very good copy.
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