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Cookbooks / Culinary History & Literature From Hermit Hill Books


Around the World in 80 Dishes

By van der Linde, Polly and Tasha

New York: Scroll Press, 1971. first U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good-. Horst Lemke. Cookbook for and by children. Recipes come from 26 countries and are delicious and easy to prepare. Cheerfully illustrated in color. Illustrated cloth boards. Dj has same image as boards. Dj has chips, tears, edgewear, and rubbing. Price on dj flap intact. In protective mylar jacket. Rectangular 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.


Great Cakes

By Walter, Carole

New York: Ballantine, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Clear instructions and invaluable tips to help you avoid the common pitfalls that every baker faces from time to time. Includes a chpated devoted exclusively to cholesterol-free Angel Food Cakes. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Old and New British Recipes Collected for Your Pleasure and Compiled for your Convenience to Aid British War Relief, 1940.

By Owen, Mrs. Adelaide M.

British War Relief Association of Northern California, 1940. First edition.. Good++. Red and blue plastic comb binding. Stiff wraps. Part of spine is torn. Some soiling back cover. Besides many English recipes there are food value charts and meat cuts illustrations.


Ninette Lyon's Fish for All Occasions

By Lyon, Ninette

Chicago: Rand McNally, 1967. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Selected continental recipes and suggestions for preparing and cooking. Translated by Peggie Benton. First published in England by Faber and Faber under the title "Fish for All Seasons." Head/heel of spine and corners bumped. Otherwise clean and tight. Dj has minor chips, tears and edgewear. Some discoloration on back panel. In protective jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Slow: The Magazine of the Slow Food Movement, January-March 1997

1997. Near Fine. Quarterly publication. Issue with Queen Elizabeth sipping a glass of white wine on cover.


Howard Hillman's Kitchen Secrets
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Howard Hillman's Kitchen Secrets

By Hillman, Howard

New York: Macmillan, 1985. First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Over 1,500 cooking tips, marketplace pointers, and practical kitchen hints. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Complete Encyclopedia of Home Freezing

By Julian, Sheryl

London: Octopus, 1977. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Includes A-Z of freezer facts, fresh & cooking foods, freezing techniques, packaging, storage, at-a-glance charts, 150 recipes, soups, appetizers, main courses, vegetables, desserts, baking. Very minor edgewear. Well illustrated with color photographs. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Kids in the Kitchen Cookbook

By Levine, Lois

New York: Macmillan, 1968. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Rosalie Petrash Schmidt. How to teach your child the delights of cooking and eating. Green cloth boards. Head/heel of spine bumped. Top edge is spotted. Page 46 has crease. Pages are tight and clean. Dj has 1/2-inch tear along top edge. Minor edgewear and soiling. In protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


GFWC Centennial Cookbook

Summersville, West Virginia: GFWC, 1988. Edition not Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. A selection of favorite family recipes submitted by women throughout the General Federation of Women's Clubs. Head/heel of spine and corners lightly bumped. Spine cocked. Otherwise clean and tight. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Colorado's Gourmet Gold: Cookbook of Recipes from Popular Colorado Restaurants

By Harvey, Linda Ruth, Jenny Von Hohenstraeten and Mary Jo Fostina

Denver, Colorado: Laida, 1980. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Illustrated stiff wraps. Corners lightly bumped. Back cover has minor soiling and rough spot where label was removed. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Pressure Cooking.

By Allen, Ida Bailey.

New York: Garden City Publishing, 1947. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Bound in light grey washable cloth. Slight discoloration on front end paper. DJ has small tear on top back. Some crumbling on spine top. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Guide to Organic Foods Shopping and Organic Living

By Goldstein, Jerome and M. C. Goldman (compiled by)

Emmaus, Pennsylvania: Rodale, 1970. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket. Stiff wraps with minor soiling and crease on front. Some marginal notes and marks in Directory of Organic Food Sources section. Notes inside back cover. Otherwise clean and tight. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Spice Islands Cook Book

By Spice Islands Home Economics Staff

Lane Book Co., Menlo Park, CA, 1961. First edition, first printing (stated).. Very good in fair dj. Head and heel of spine are slightly bent. Some small cooking spots on pages 98-99. Dj has large tear on back. There are other chips, tears, edgewear and rubbing. Covered in protective mylar.


New Art of Modern Cooking

Cleveland, Ohio: General Electric Kitchen Institute, 1937. Edition not Stated. Spiral Bound. Fair/No Jacket. "A complete book of favorite recipes and suggested menus with helpful hints for modern preservation and preparation of food as tested and tasted by the home service division of The General Electric Institute, Nela Park, Cleveland, Ohio." Crease in cover. Corners bumped. Some pages dog-eared and soiled. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.