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cover of The Art of Eating: Five Complete Books in One (How to Cook a Wolf; Consider teh Oyster; Serve it Forth; The Gastronomical Me; An Alphabet for Gourmets)

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New York City: The Macmillan Company, 1954. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo., 749pp. Sharp Stated First Printing of this omnibus. Square, tight and clean throughout with some gentle bumping to spine ends. Small, faint stain on top page edges. Very attractive unclipped dust-jacket, ($9.95), has very minor edge-wear and lightly toned edges . Still fresh and… Read more
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cover of Ice Cream Diets

Ice Cream Diets

by White, Marion

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Published
1946
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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£62.90

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New York City: M.S. Mill Company, 1946. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo., 58pp. Sharp First Edition of this uncommon "diet" book that claims that you can eat ice cream two or three times a day and still lose weight. I'm in! Square, tight and clean throughout with some fairly minor wear to spine ends and edges.… Read more
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cover of The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book

The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book

by Toklas, Alice B.

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, Thus
ISBN
9780061818769
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£16.77

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New York City: HarperCollins, 1984. First Edition, Thus. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo., 288pp. Beautiful First Printing with full number sequence of this new edition with a forward by M.F.K. Fisher. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Small written date on front end-paper. Attractive unclipped dust-jacket, ($14.95), has a couple of short closed tears and… Read more
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cover of Masters of American Cookery: M.F.K. Fisher, James Beard, Raymond Claiborne, Julia Child

Masters of American Cookery: M.F.K. Fisher, James Beard, Raymond Claiborne, Julia Child

by Fussell, Betty Harper

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Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780812910629
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£26.84

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New York City: Times Books, 1983. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo., 424pp. Sharp First Edition, First Printing with full number sequence. Square, tight and clean throughout with some gentle bumping to heel. Off-setting to endpapers from newspaper articles that had been laid in. Small written date on front end-paper. Equally attractive unclipped dust-jacket, ($18.65), has very… Read more
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cover of Where Paris Dines (First Edition Association Copy w/TLS)

Where Paris Dines (First Edition Association Copy w/TLS)

by Street, Julian

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Published
1929
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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£796.67

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New York City: Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1929. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo., 321pp. Beautiful Stated First Edition of this Art-Deco gem describing the multitude of restaurants in Paris that are, "costly and cheap, dignified and gay, known and little known, and how to enjoy them". There is also a section on French wines. Bound in publisher's… Read more
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cover of A Beginner's Guide to Wines and Spirits

A Beginner's Guide to Wines and Spirits

by Davis, J.Irving

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Published
1934
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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£188.69

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London: Stanley Nott, LTD, 1934. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 12mo., (10)93(1)pp. Beautiful First Edition bound in original green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Maps and illustrations. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Pages with just a hint of edge-toning. Very attractive, and quite scarce, unclipped dust-jacket (3s. 6d. net), has toning… Read more
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cover of The Paragon of Wines and Spirits

The Paragon of Wines and Spirits

by Baker, John V.; Editor

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Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine/Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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£37.74

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London: Heidelberg Publishers, 1972. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine/Near Fine. 2 Volumes 8vo., (x)203pp., (x)194pp. Bound in cream cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Sharp Stated First Editions. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear save some very gentle bumping to spine ends. Quite minor. Pages edges toned as is common. Very attractive clipped… Read more
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cover of How to Drink Like a Billionaire: Mastering Wine with Joie de Vivre

How to Drink Like a Billionaire: Mastering Wine with Joie de Vivre

by Oldman, Mark

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Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781942872146
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£20.97

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New York City: Regan Arts, 2016. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo., 243pp. Beautiful First Printing with full number sequence. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear . No jacket as issued but the wrap-around band, (glued at the ends into the end-papers by the publisher and is priced at $28.95), has a… Read more
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cover of Drunks: An American History

Drunks: An American History

by Finan, Christopher M.

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Published
2017
Condition
Very Fine
ISBN
9780807001790
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Boston: Beacon Press, 2017. Hardcover. Very Fine/Very Fine. 8vo., 326pp. Beautiful Unread First Edition, First Printing with full number sequence. Bound in 1/4 red cloth over paper-covered boards. Square, tight and clean throughout with no discernible wear. Equally attractive unclipped dust-jacket, ($29.95), is fresh and bright with no chipping, creases or tears. A gorgeous collectable copy.
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cover of Salad for the Solitary

Salad for the Solitary

by Saunders, Frederick

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Published
1853
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
1st Edition
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£146.76

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New York City: Lamport, Blakeman & Law, 1853. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. 8vo., 344pp. plus 2pg ads. Illustrated. Sharp First Edition. Bound in publisher's brown cloth with blind-stamped borders and decoration. Gilt stamped decorations and titling on front board and spine. Square, tight and fairly clean throughout with only a few scattered light spots here and… Read more
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cover of Twenty-Five Years of Brewing, with an Illustrated History of American Beer

Twenty-Five Years of Brewing, with an Illustrated History of American Beer

by Ehret, George

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Published
1891
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£163.53

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New York City: George Ehret, 1891. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Dedicated to the Friends of George Ehret. Square 8vo, 120pp. Sharp First Edition, bound in original forest green cloth with decoration and titles in gilt on front board. Square, tight and generally clean throughout with some foxing only to end-papers. Light wear to spine ends and tips.… Read more
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cover of Tobacco and Alcohol; I. It Does Pay to Smoke II. The Coming Man Will Drink Wine

Tobacco and Alcohol; I. It Does Pay to Smoke II. The Coming Man Will Drink Wine

by Fiske, John

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Published
1869
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£62.90

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New York: Leypoldt & Holt, 1869. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 12mo., (3)163pp. plus 6pgs of ads in rear. Solid First Edition, bound in original maroon cloth with titles in gilt on front board and spine. Square, tight and clean throughout with no foxing. Light off-setting between pages 30-31 where it looks like a news article was laid… Read more
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cover of The Art of Mixing Frinks - The Legend of Liqueurs Wines and Spirits

The Art of Mixing Frinks - The Legend of Liqueurs Wines and Spirits

by Anonymous

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Published
1938
Condition
Fine
Edition
4th Edition
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£62.90

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Chicago: Reilly & Lee Company, 1938. 4th Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Publisher's Box. 5.25'" x 3.5", 229pp. Plastic Spiral Comb binding, Beautiful stated "Deluxe Fourth Edition". Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Scarce publisher's box has a touch of surface and edge-wear and a tiny piece of tape repairing one corner of the box top. spotting… Read more
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cover of The French Pastry Book

The French Pastry Book

by Crippen, Alice Hotchkiss

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Published
1926
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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£62.90

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New York City: Brentanos, 1926. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo., 97pp. Pretty First Edition. Square, tight and clean throughout with fairly mild wear to spine ends and tips. One tip lightly bumped. Light off-setting to gutters. Bookseller ticket and price on rear paste-down. Attractive unclipped wrapper, (One Dollar Seventy-five on spine panel), has edge-wear and some… Read more
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cover of The Practical Gager: or, the Young Gager's Assistant. Containing Those Things which are actually practiced, and which are absolutely necessary to be known and understood by every Person that is employed as a Gager or Officer in the Revenue of Excise. To which are added, All the necessary Tables for gaging and fixing the Utensils of Victuallers, Common Brewers, and Distillers

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London: Collingwood and Whitaker, 1821. New Edition. Full Leather. Very Good/Near Fine. Sharp "New Edition", the sixth edition overall and First Edition from this publisher. 7" x 4.5", [xi] (2)336pp plus 57pp. appendix and 3pp publisher's ads. Charts and diagrams throughout. Bound in full brown tree calf. Expertly re-backed with later, though certainly not modern calf with black… Read more
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cover of Science Speaks; To Young Men on Lquor, Tobacco, Narcotics, and Marijuana

Science Speaks; To Young Men on Lquor, Tobacco, Narcotics, and Marijuana

by Thomason, George, M.D.

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Published
1938
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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£33.54

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Mountain View, CA: Pacific Press Publishing Association, 1938. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo., 96pp. Sharp First Edition. Square, tight and clean throughout with some surface rubbing and some fairly minor edge-wear. A very pretty collectable copy of a quite uncommon title.
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cover of The Purveyor

The Purveyor

by Starr, John

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Published
1962
Condition
Very Good/Near Fine
Edition
1st Paperback Edition
Item Price
£8.39

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Greenwich, CT: Crest, 1962. 1st Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. Vintage Paperback Crest Book d529. Sharp Unread First Paperback Printing, May 1962. $.50 cover price. Square, tight, and clean throughout with a hint of edge-wear. Some discoloration on the rear panel that is a printing defect and not stains. Small date stamp on inside front cover.… Read more
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cover of A Vade Mecum for Malt Worms: Or a Guide to Good Fellows

A Vade Mecum for Malt Worms: Or a Guide to Good Fellows

by Ward, Edward

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Published
1866
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, Thus
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£104.83

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London: T. Bickerston, 1866. First Edition, Thus. Hardcover. Very Good. Two parts bound in one volume. 8vo., 56,48pp. Attributed to Edward Ward, this is the scarce reprint of the original from 1720. No date but c. 1866 though not in Gabler. Bound in original publisher's brown cloth. Titles stamped in gilt on spine. "Being a Description of the… Read more
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cover of The Legend of Liqueurs Wines and Spirits

The Legend of Liqueurs Wines and Spirits

by Anonymous

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Published
1936
Condition
Fine
Edition
4th Edition
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£62.90

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Hastings, Nebraska: Ginrum Alpha Company, 1936. 4th Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 5.25'" x 3.5", 229pp. Plastic Spiral Comb binding, Beautiful "Deluxe Fourth Edition. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Scarce publisher's box has a touch of surface and edge-wear and spotting to rear section but still solid with no chipping or tears. The name of… Read more
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cover of Waes Hael; The Book of Toasts

Waes Hael; The Book of Toasts

by Chase, Edithe Lea and Captain W.E.P. French

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Published
1904
Condition
Very Good/Near Fine
Edition
2nd Edition
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£50.32

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New York City: Grafton Press, 1904. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. 8vo., 303pp. Beautiful 2nd Edition, (after the first of 1903), of this collection of toasts. Bound in publisher's light brown/yellowish cloth. Purple and yellow titles on front board and spine. Decorative tankards, punch bowl and goblets with clusters of leaves and grapes in yellow, green and… Read more
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