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Favorite Receipts (Second Edition)

By FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH FAIR, KANSAS CITY, Coburn Mrs. J.. M., Compiler

Kansas City: Ladies of the Art Booth of the First Congregational Church Fair, Kansas City : F. P. Burnap Stationery & Printing Co.,, 1904. . 8vo, cream cloth, front pictorial, soiled. Three holdings in OCLC: UC at Davis, University of Illinois; and SMU. The most attractive cover and internal decorations were designed by Mrs. Noble R. Fuller. A very professional production and seemingly simply a second printing of the first ed

$225.00

Dining at the Pavillon...Illustrated by Isadore Seltzer

By WECHSBERG Joseph

Boston & Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, [1962]. . 8vo, two-toned cloth; dust jacket with the faintest wear over the back outer hinge and at the foot of the spine FIRST EDITION, so stated on the copyright page. Le Pavillon was a New York City restaurant that defined French food in the United States from 1941 to 1966. The restaurant started as the Le Restaurant du Pavillon de France at the 1939 New York World's Fair run by Henri SoulŽ (1904-1966). When World War II began, SoulŽ and the Pavillon chef Pierre Franey stayed in the United States as war refugees. The restaurant formally opened on October 15, 1941 at 5 East 55th Street on Fifth Avenue across the street from the St. Regis Hotel. SoulŽ died in 1966, and Le Pavillon closed in 1971.

$175.00

The Epicure in Hawaii

By [GRABHORN, Jane

San Francisco: The Colt Press, 1938. . Oblong 12mo, paper-covered boards (simulating bamboo), cloth spine. Bookplate of Herbert McLean Evans on front pastedown INSCRIBED on the front free endpaper: "For Herbert Evans with affectionate regards from Jane Grabhorn, November 1939". Herbert Evans was a professor of anatomy at the University of California, in Berkeley. His research at Berkeley addressed problems relating to human nutrition, endocrinology, embryology, and histology. In 1922 working Katharine Scott Bishop, they discovered Vitamin E which is needed for human reproduction.

$200.00

The Epicure in China. Eight Complete Chinese Epicurean Dinners

By [GRABHORN, Jane

San Francisco: The Colt Press, 1939. . Oblong 12mo, paper-covered boards, cloth spine. Bookplate of Herbert McLean Evans on front pastedown One of 1,000 copies. INSCRIBED on the front free endpaper: "With affectionate regards to Herbert Evans with gratitude for his invaluable assistance in preparing it, from Jane Grabhorn, December 12th 1939. [rule] Copy No. 1". Herbert Evans was a professor of anatomy at the University of California, in Berkeley. His research at Berkeley addressed problems relating to human nutrition, endocrinology, embryology, and histology. In 1922 working Katharine Scott Bishop, they discovered Vitamin E which is needed for human reproduction.

$200.00

HousekeeperÕs and MotherÕs Manual

By ROSSER Mrs. Thomas L. [Elizabeth Barbara Winston Rosser]

Richmond: Everett Waddey Company, 1895. . 8vo, royal blue publisher's cloth, gilt; minor wear on bottom edge of both covers; and tiny spotting on front cover Superb copy. Bitting p. 408; Brown 4284. "...With a good cookery book and manual all housewives have the power within their grasp of ...perfecting themselves in various accomplishments and arts far more potent in a majority of household than those acquired at fashionable and expensive boarding-schools. In acquiring this knowledge she is abundantly able to train and instruct all servants in her employ so there will be little friction in the domestic machinery..."--Foreword by the author. The first chapter is devoted to hygiene; then comes the body of the recipes; the final chapters devoted to "Invalid and Nurse"; "Invalid and Infant Cookery"; "Simple Remedies"; "Antidotes for Many Poisons" (510-543); "Household Hints"; "Laundry Hints"; and "Motherhood". Elizabeth Rosser was the wife of Major General Thomas Lafayette Rosser. Rosser was born in Virginia, but moved with his parents to Texas as a teenager. He was a class-mate and friend of Gen. Custer's at West Point. The two met in battle on at least two occasions: at the battle of Buckland Mills, while in command of the Laurel Brigade, Rosser defeated Custer roundly; Custer then defeated him at Woodstock the following year. Rosser eluded capture at Appomattox by charging through the Union lines with two cavalry divisions and escaping to Lynchburg. He was captured later near his wife's home in Hanover Court-House. After the war Rosser joined the Northern Pacific Railroad and superintended the construction of its line to Livingston, Montana where he renewed his friendship with Custer whose troops often guarded Rosser's surveyors. He then joined the Canadian Pacific and in 1886 moved to Charlottesville, Virginia. During the Spanish-American War, President McKinley commissioned him a Brigadier-General in the U.S. Army and he commanded a brigade of Northern volunteers at Chickamauga. At the time of his death in 1910 he was Post Master of Charlottesville, Virginia

$350.00

Salads Sandwiches and Chafing Dish Dainties

By HILL Jane McKenzie

Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1899. . 8vo, green cloth with gilt chafing dish on front cover with title lettering in darker green; spine title gilt; somewhat worn; inner hinges cracked but firm; text-block tight and clean FIRST EDITION. Bitting p. 228

$150.00

The New Family Receipt Book Containing Eight Hundred Truly Valuable Receipts in Various Branches of Domestic Economy

By [RUNDELL Maria Eliza Ketelby. Attributed to]

Philadelphia: Collins & Croft, 1818. . 12mo in half sheets, full tree calf, expertly rebacked; some wear to edges, modern bookplate on front pastedown; early ownership signature on blank preceding title; modern bookplate; endpapers foxed; text block browned FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, originally published in London in 1810. Shaw & Shoemaker 45596; Rink 183 (both American Imprints and Rink attribute this work to Rundell); Lowenstein 78 (who lists the author as anonymous). There are 28 chapters covering many fields, including agriculture, brewing cooking, building, domestic economy, drawing and health (247-278). Although the title is in Lowenstein, there are comparatively few culinary recipes

$650.00

Culinary Cullings. Being Tried and True Recipes, Carefully Collected

By YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION. Ladies' Fair

Newburgh, N.Y.: [The Committee] Journal Printing House and Book-Bindery, 1883. . Small 4to, brown blind-stamped cloth, spine expertly rebacked Cook p. 175. Several leaves have local advertisements on the versos. Interesting recipes with many fish and vegetable dishes

$75.00