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image of The Rainbow Directory for New Jersey: 2007-2008

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Cape May Court House, NJ: Gables, 2007. Paperback. 96p. includes covers, businesses & organizations serving LGBTQ community, ads, listings, lightly-worn booklet in stapled pictorial wraps.
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£14.92
image of Continental Books, Manuscripts and Science, Including the Food and Drink Collection of Hroar Dege. Thursday 9 June 2005

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London: the auction house, 2005. Paperback. 218p., profusely illustrated, entirely in color (sepia where called for, of course), one of the big blockbuster Sotheby's cats (11x8 inches) in fine shape: clean, sound, unmarked. Unfortunately lacks the Prices and Buyers insert. FYI, over five hundred listings, perhaps half of the Dege library; the other-than-cookery books look fabulously important too. … Read more
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image of Books from the Library of Professor John Yudkin. Books on Food, Drink and Disease. Friday 22 March 1996

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London: the auction house, 1996. 64p., over three hundred listings, the usual nice production from Christie's in 10.5x8.5 inch color pictorial wraps. A clean, sound, unmarked copy, unfortunately lacks the Prices realized - Buyer names insert. FYI, cooking and doctoring appear to be mixed together, with a preponderance of medical rarities.
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image of Deux Bibliotheques Gastronomiques: Bibliotheque de M. Christian Guy / Bibliotheque d'un cuisinier quercynois. Samedi 13 Janvier 2001

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Paris: Poulain-Le Fur, 2001. Paperback. 86p., 558 listings, scattered b&w illustrations; softbound in 11.5x8 inch decorated wraps. This copy is clean and unmarked but externally a bit worn from handling, with a large deep corner crease to front cover. Books and related items somewhat spiced with avant garde associations; item 8 belonged to Erik Satie.
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image of Deux Bibliotheques Gastronomiques: Bibliotheque de M. Christian Guy / Bibliotheque d'un cuisinier quercynois. Samedi 13 Janvier 2001

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Paris: Poulain-Le Fur, 2001. Paperback. 86p., 558 listings, scattered b&w illustrations; softbound in 11.5x8 inch decorated wraps. This copy is perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. Books and related items somewhat spiced with avant garde associations; item 8 belonged to Erik Satie.
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£18.65
image of Bibliotheque Gourmande, Collection Alain Huchet, seconde vente. Mercredi 29 Janvier 1997 a 14 h.

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Paris: Picard Audap Solanet & Associes, 1997. Unpaginated, nearly three hundred listings, scattered b&w period illustrations, presswork on coated alkaline paperstock and softbound in 10.5x8 inch saddle-stitched wraps. Covers a bit rubbed, else without any damage: a sound, clean, unmarked copy. NB, lacks a Prices realized insert.
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image of Are the Stars Out Tonight? the story of the famous Ambassador & Coconut Grove "Hollywood's Hotel" [inscribed & signed]

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Los Angeles: Round Table West, 1980. Hardcover. 192p., 8.75x11.25 inches,facsimile autographs on endpapers (printed in-plate, not authentic) introduction, b&w photos with index, personal inscription signed by the author on the title page (real) foxing to edges, highlighting and underlining throughout else good first edition stated in shiny gold cloth boards.
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£22.37
image of The Stockholm-American. Summer - Edition 1930. Popular news from Stockholm and Scandinavia

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Stockholm: the journal, 1930. Magazine. 28p., magazine in 9.5x8.5 inch color wraps, furnished within with plenty of b&w photos and different departments. Complete and handleable but a rough copy: cover bears impacted dust, creasings, abrasion, edgewear, plus staples are rusty; within expect some careless pencillings and thumb-soil. Laid in are several typewritten mss concerning pediatric medicine, typed by a… Read more
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£8.95
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Membership card and monthly stamp book

by Waitresses, Cafeteria Workers, Cashiers and Food Checkers, Local no. 48

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Published
1955
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£13.42

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San Francisco: Local 48, 1955. Small booklet in stiff wraps, filled out for Toby (Mable) Rice, with dues payment stamps from 1955. The Waitresses' union lacked its own cards, apparently; a booklet from the Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders Union has the Local's info stamped on the first interior page, and is enclosed in a paper envelope printed… Read more
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image of Belgica; Guia Turistica y Hotelera  1929

Belgica; Guia Turistica y Hotelera 1929

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Published
1929
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Verviers: Imprimerie Ch. Vinche, 1929. Paperback. 176p., illustrated with numerous vignette-sized photos reproduced indifferently in b&w, two folded maps with onlay color helps, and a huge body of tables giving details of accommodations. Glossy alkaline paperstock throughout, softbound in 8.5x5.5 inch glossy color-decorated wraps. One signature was slightly mistrimmed at the bindery, mildly edgeworn with a front-cover corner crease,… Read more
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image of Tortola Foods, of the California Grandee. Tortola, 1237 Polk Street, San Francisco

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San Francisco: the restaurant, 1939. Single folio leaf of coated cardstock, folded once to make a 4p menu measuring 12x9 inches, printed red and black on white. Front cover, aside from a mildly abraded spinefold, is pretty clean, but back cover was stacked with smaller items leaving one-inch dust and mold collecting margins; the bottom margin is especially uglified… Read more
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£11.19
image of The catering industry employee [ten issues]

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Cincinnati: Hotel and Restaurant Employees' International Alliance and Bartenders' International League of America, 1958. Ten issues of the slender staplebound journal, generally very good, some with edgewear, two issues more heavily worn with splitting along parts of the spinefold. Issues present are vol. 53 nos. 6 and 12; vol. 54 nos. 1 and 3; vol. 56 nos. 3, 6,… Read more
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image of The catering industry employee. Vol. 56 no. 9 (Sept. 1957)

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Cincinnati: Hotel and Restaurant Employees' International Alliance and Bartenders' International League of America, 1957. 40p., slender staplebound journal, very good. Updates from union locals, and discussion of broader issues affecting the industry as a whole. Editorial declares "The commies are in retreat," on reverses in both the AFL and the CIO.
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Lenin in London, memorial places

by Muravyova, L. and I. Sivolap-Kaftanova

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Published
1983
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Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1983. Hardcover. 202p., b&w illustrations show some sixty sites in London (indifferently reproduced, unfortunately), hardbound titled gilt in very good condition in a mildly edge worn dj.
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image of Apron full of gold; the letters of Mary Jane Megquier from San Francisco, 1849 - 1856. Second Edition, Edited & with an Introduction by Polly Welts kaufman. Introduction to the first edition by Robert Glass Cleland

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Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1994. Paperback. xxx, 172p., illustrations from old cuts &c; softbound, 8.5x5.5 inch decorated wraps, an as-new copy: entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Mary Jane (Cole) Megquier was, according to family tradition, "the first American woman to cross the Isthmus", ran a successful boardinghouse in San Francisco, and her descriptions of her boarders (some… Read more
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image of Apron full of gold; the letters of Mary Jane Megquier from San Francisco, 1849 - 1856, edited by Robert Glass Cleland

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San Marino: The Huntington Library, 1949. ix, 99p., illustrations from old cuts &c; a little general handling and dust-soil, a good copy. Mary Jane (Cole) Megquier was, according to family tradition, "the first American woman to cross the Isthmus", ran a successful boardinghouse in San Francisco, and her descriptions of her boarders (some of whom notables) and events show… Read more
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image of Histoire de Cafes et des Cafetiers

Histoire de Cafes et des Cafetiers

by Bologne, Jean Claude

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1993
ISBN
9782035232014
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£33.56

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Paris: Larousse, 1993. 381p., massive production, nice alkaline paperstock on which, amidst a running text, are reproduced many period images of cafe interiors and patrons. Hardbound in 13x10 inch openweave brown cloth boards gilt, and decorated dust jacket. The book itself is virtually as new, while the dj spine panel is badly sunned (faded) and dj generally shows a… Read more
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image of Verreries de Meisenthal (Moselle), Societe par actions, Fondee en 1711. Service de table et a liqueurs / Gobeleterie / Articles divers

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Paris: B. Arnaud, 1930. Paperback. Each leaf a numbered plate on high-gloss alkaline paperstock, plate numbers run to p.151 but nearly one hundred leaves are omitted - obviously a catalogue prepared for a specific client - plates #1-4 for instance are followed by #10 which is followed by #15. Find titlepage plus 59 leaves exhibiting tableware (rectos only), then… Read more
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image of Spanish Road-Houses run by the Spanish State Tourist Department

Spanish Road-Houses run by the Spanish State Tourist Department

by Spanish State Tourist Department

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Published
1920
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£26.10

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Bilbao: Huecograbado, 1920. [16]p., stapled pictorial wraps, 7.75 x 8.75 inches, profusely illus., very good condition. Tourist's guide to road-houses (inns with restaurants) across Spain. None in OCLC as of 4/2020.
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image of Table Decoration, Illustrated and Compiled from Most Authentic Sources. The Table Decoration Book, From the International Cooking Library

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Los Angeles: International Book Publishing Co, 1914. Pamphlet. 62p., text and b&w photos printed on alkaline coated paperstock, small booklet or pamphlet in decorated 6.5x5 inch wraps with yapp (overlapping) edges; the yapp margins are worn with little tears and the acidic cover-stock is toned, otherwise sound; a clean unmarked copy.
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