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Cooking for Cats: The Best Recipes for Felix, Orlando and the Rest

By Elisabeth Meyer zu Stieghorst-Kastrup

London: DuMont Monte UK,, 2001. Would your beloved cat like a change from ready-made food? How about preparing a dish such as "Miaow Roulade" for your cat instead of the usual tinned food? In this book you will find recipes for dishes which your cat will adore, as well as all the important facts about feline nutrition, health and well-being. The dishes are easy to prepare and their ingredients include all the nutrients necessary for your cat's health. review > "I don't cook this nice for my family, but I do for my cats." Better buy it or your furniture will become a scratching post! 125 purrfect pp. Hardcover. Excellent/None issued. 23.5cm.

$13.93

My Favourite Ingredients

By Gyngell, Skye

London: Quadrille Publishing, 2008. This charming cookbook showcases the beauty and bounty that we find in nature--and helps us incorporate a bit of that natural abundance in our own kitchens. Each chapter stars one delicious ingredient--from asparagus to fish to cheese to honey--and offers diverse recipes based on a wide range of natural pairings, such as Crab Cakes with Corn Puree and Chili Oil, Goat Cheese Souffle with Lemon Thyme, and Chicken with Figs and Honey. In this very personal collection of more than one hundred recipes, Skye shares her simple ways of combining foods to coax out their purest flavors. Chef Skye Gyngell creates dishes that follow the ebb and flow of nature. 256 perfect pp with 3 diff ribbon markers too, gorgeous photographs throughout. Close to 1kg packed to post. If you're visiting the UK why not see Petersham Nurseries where Skye works - it looks wonderful.. Hardcover. Fine/Excellent/very Good. 24cm.

$21.60

Great Auto Races

By Helck, Peter

NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1975. Peter Helck (1893-1988) was an American illustrator who specialized in depicting racecars. He estimated that he had produced more than 600 sketches, drawings and paintings during his career. Helck developed an early interest in automobiles, and as a boy caught rides with the race car driver who tested Simplex cars. In the mid 1940s he was commissioned by Esquire magazine for eight paintings depicting early motor racing. Helck was one of the founding faculty for the Famous Artists School. He also wrote and illustrated many articles, along with two books, The Checkered Flag and Great Auto Races. The book is in nice order with all pp clean, white & tightly bound - weighs approx 2 3/4 kgs. 30 x 33cm. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good/Good. 30.5cm. Weighs Over 500gm.

$55.74

Falling Cloudberries

By Kiros, Tessa

Murdoch Books, 2004. They say you can't judge a book by its cover - well, whoever "they" are I'm sure that, like me, they'd fall in love with this book the second their eyes lit upon its lustrous, luscious cover. The New York Times calls Tessa Kiros's work "exuberant and colorful." And that is just what her gem, Falling Cloudberries: A World of Family Recipes, is. The book is full of personal touches and stories. It is a beautiful collection of family anecdotes, history, and traditions all documented with stunning photography, unique illustrations, and a warm dialogue that will simply pull you in. Kiros's Apples for Jam, was called "a lovely quilt snuggled softly against your cheek" by the Times Herald-Record of Hudson Valley, New York. This is one of those cookbooks to "read like a novel". a few reviews >>> Gorgeous cookbook filled with wonderful recipes and family stories. and >>> The recipes, photos and stories are priceless. and one more >>> She compiles wonderful simply recipes from these places and laces them with dreamy memories of food, smells, and loved ones, and this book is the result. 399 crisp pp, 1500g for post, the only marks on it will be my tears when it leaves the shop.. Hardcover. Fine/Excellent. Illus. by Chatzikonstantis, Manos (photos). 25 Cm.

$31.35

Mrs Beeton's Family Cookbook

By Beeton, Isabella (Sue Dixon Ed.)

UK: Ward Lock, 1988. 608 pp & 1.5kg packed for post. Mrs Beeton's Family Cookbook contains a wide selection of tried and tested favourite recipes to be enjoyed by the whole family. All the traditional British fare is covered, from oxtail soup, steak and kidney pie, and bread and butter pudding, to the more elaborate pheasant with oysters and hashed venison - all with instructions and readily-available ingredients. In addition to the recipes, a wealth of information is provided on all aspects of food and cooking, including ways of making different types of stock, carving meat and game, baking, pastry-making, preserving and freezing.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 25cm.

$20.90

Miller's Traditional Christmas

By Miller, Judith; Miller, Martin

UK: Mitchell Beazley Limited, 1992. Miller's Traditional Christmas really represents all we'd like to associate with this special festive time even though the bush & the beach aren't in the scenario. Get out the Santa Snow & turn on the aircon, ho ho ho to your tummy's content. 160pp of Christmas ideas, wrapping, decorating, cooking & cracker pulling. 1 kg to put in Santa's sack, would make a nice pre-Xmas gift too. . Hardcover. Excellent/Very Good. 29cm.

$14.63

Falling Cloudberries

By Kiros, Tessa

Murdoch Books, 2004. They say you can't judge a book by its cover - well, whoever "they" are I'm sure that, like me, they'd fall in love with this book the second their eyes lit upon its lustrous, luscious cover. The New York Times calls Tessa Kiros's work "exuberant and colorful." And that is just what her gem, Falling Cloudberries: A World of Family Recipes, is. The book is full of personal touches and stories. It is a beautiful collection of family anecdotes, history, and traditions all documented with stunning photography, unique illustrations, and a warm dialogue that will simply pull you in. Kiros's Apples for Jam, was called "a lovely quilt snuggled softly against your cheek" by the Times Herald-Record of Hudson Valley, New York. This is one of those cookbooks to "read like a novel". a few reviews >>> Gorgeous cookbook filled with wonderful recipes and family stories. and >>> The recipes, photos and stories are priceless. and one more >>> She compiles wonderful simply recipes from these places and laces them with dreamy memories of food, smells, and loved ones, and this book is the result. 399 crisp pp, 1500g for post, the only marks on it will be my tears when it leaves the shop, would make a lovely gift. Hardcover. Fine/Excellent. Illus. by Chatzikonstantis, Manos (photos). 25 Cm.

$38.32

Spitfire Portrait of a Legend

By McKinstry, Leo

UK: John Murray, 2007. reviews first >>> The Spitfire is just one of the most beautiful machines ever built and this book really does that justice. and >>> This book is a must-read for anyone with an interest in the Second World War, modern British history, aeronautical engineering, design development, mass-production processes, or a handful of other areas McKinstry's machine-biography touches upon. 435pp, 2 photo sections, 800g packed for post to you. review>>> This book is a very interesting read, full of little details that expose a few minor myths (about the times, the people, the war and the Spitfire) but enhance the legend.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 24cm.

$27.87

Mrs Beeton's Family Cookbook

By Beeton, Isabella (Sue Dixon Ed.)

UK: Ward Lock, 1988. 608 perfect pp & 1.5kg packed for post. Mrs Beeton's Family Cookbook contains a wide selection of tried and tested favourite recipes to be enjoyed by the whole family. All the traditional British fare is covered, from oxtail soup, steak and kidney pie, and bread and butter pudding, to the more elaborate pheasant with oysters and hashed venison - all with instructions and readily-available ingredients. In addition to the recipes, a wealth of information is provided on all aspects of food and cooking, including ways of making different types of stock, carving meat and game, baking, pastry-making, preserving and freezing.. Hardcover. Excellent/Excellent. 25cm.

$23.69

Traditional Crafts of Saudi Arabia

By Topham, John

UK: Stacey International, 2005. A great standard work for Arabian enthusiasts. Covering the costumes, equipment, and artefacts of the Bedouin of Saudi Arabia, it examines the work of jewellery makers, leather workers, basket weavers, carpenters and metal workers, with stunning colour photographs to illustrate each example. In the engaging text, written by experts in the field, we get a real sense of the traditional lifestyle and ethnology of this enigmatic people. 192 crisp white pp, 1.7kgs for post.. Hardcover. Excellent/Very Good/Good. 32.5cm.

$45.29

The Country Cooking of France

By Willan, Anne

CA: Chronicle Books, U.S.A., 2007. Anne Willan Renowned for her cooking school in France and her many best-selling cookbooks, Anne Willan combines years of hands-on experience with extensive research to create a brand new classic. More than 250 recipes range from the time-honored La Truffade, with its crispy potatoes and melted cheese, to the Languedoc specialty Cassoulet de Toulouse, a bean casserole of duck confit, sausage and lamb. And the desserts! Crpes au Caramel et Beurre Sal (crepes with a luscious caramel filling) and Galette Landaise (a rustic apple tart) are magnifique. Sprinkled with intriguing historical tidbits and filled with more than 270 enchanting photos of food markets, villages, harbours, fields, and country kitchens, this cookbook is an irresistible celebration of French culinary culture. 2+kg of foodie heaven, pour the champagne & start browsing through this deliscious book.. Hardcover. New. 29cm.

$43.20

Cooking for Cats: The Best Recipes for Felix, Orlando and the Rest

By Elisabeth Meyer zu Stieghorst-Kastrup

London: DuMont Monte UK,, 2001. Would your beloved cat like a change from ready-made food? How about preparing a dish such as "Miaow Roulade" for your cat instead of the usual tinned food? In this book you will find recipes for dishes which your cat will adore, as well as all the important facts about feline nutrition, health and well-being. The dishes are easy to prepare and their ingredients include all the nutrients necessary for your cat's health. review > "I don't cook this nice for my family, but I do for my cats." Better buy it or your furniture will become a scratching post! 125 purrfect pp. Hardcover. Excellent/None issued. 23.5cm.

$16.72

In And Around The Rocks

By Coleman, J

Sydney: View Productions, 2001. 103 wonderful pp with photos, sketches & watercolours of this heritage area of Sydney. dj & book in great condition.. Hard Cover. Excellent/Excellent. 28.5cm.

$15.33

The Da Vinci Code Special Illustrated Collectors Edition

By Brown, Dan

Bantam Press Brown has created a page-turning thriller that also provides an amazing interpretation of Western history. Brown's hero and heroine embark on a lofty and intriguing exploration of some of Western culture's greatest mysteries--from the nature of the Mona Lisa's smile to the secret of the Holy Grail. Though some will quibble with the veracity of Brown's conjectures, therein lies the fun. The Da Vinci Code is an enthralling read that provides rich food for thought. Book in great order, weighs 1600g+. 1st Thus. Hard Cover. Excellent/Excellent. 26.5cm.

$12.54

On Flowers

By Kleinman, K and Slavin, S

Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1992. 159 perfect pages of gorgeous, engaging photos & text. This book exemplifies excellence in design and layout.. Card Cover. Excellent/None issued. 23.5cm.

$20.90

THE NOEL STREATFEILD BIRTHDAY STORY BOOK

By Streatfeild Noel

London: J.M Dent & Sons Limited, 1976. This is Noel Streatfeild's fourth anthology and provides a month by month and seaonal reminiscence of her own and a personal introduction to storyies by such favourite authors as Joan Aiken, Mollie Hunter, Patrick Moore, Joyce Stranger and many others. There is a story and poem for every month with black and white illustrations throughout the book.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 24 Cm.

$26.47

THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

By Khayyam Omar, English By Edward Fitzgerald

Collins Clear Type Press, London, 1930. Very Good condition. This beautiful book is in very good condition with no names, or marks throughout the book (apart from the original bookseller stamp). The book still has the original clear plastic wrapper and there are a number of black and white illustrations by Margaret R. Caird. The original box is also in good condition. . Reprint. Full-Leather. Very Good. Illus. by Margaret R. Caird. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Boxed.

$83.60

THE WORLD OF ANCIENT CHINA

By Grosier J.B

John Gifford, 1972. Very Good/Good condition. Heavier items may require additional postage.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good/Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.36

AN AUSTRALIAN TREASURY OF POPULAR VERSE

By Haynes Jim

ABC Books, 2002. Very Good condition. "Verse is more than pleasant, jingling rhyme. It can document history, heroics and current events, tell stories, comment on social issues and satirise. At best it can be a subtle and satisfying form of literature, but its primary purpose is entertainment- for reading, writing, performing and listening..a portrait of Australia during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.". Reprint. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$31.35

INVITATION TO AN INQUEST

By Shneir Walter and Miriam

W.H. Allen, 1966. Good condition. Heavier items may require additional postage.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.75

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