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Enterprise Manufacturing Co. Iron Founders Catalog 1885
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Enterprise Manufacturing Co. Iron Founders Catalog 1885

By Enterprise Manuafacturing

Philadelphia: Enterprise Manufacturing Co. Of Pennsylvania, 1885. Original 1885 catalog in very worn condition but complete. Illustrated descriptions and prices for coffee and spice mills, sad irons, sausage stuffers, cork pressers, molasses faucets, smoked beef shavers, cheese knives, meat choppers, etc. Softcover, 40 pages including the covers. Covers very soiled, chipped and detached, pages age-browned and occasionally spotted with margin chips, some pages detached but present, no writing.. Soft Cover. Poor. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

Jams Jellies and Marmalades Made with Certo (Surejell), Mother Nature's Jell Maker
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Jams Jellies and Marmalades Made with Certo (Surejell), Mother Nature's Jell Maker

By Bradley, Alice

Rochester, NY: Douglas-Pectin Corporation, 1924. 1924 recipe booklet using Certo products. Illustrated in color. Stiff softcover, 22 pages. Light coverwear, contents clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$22.99

Frozen Dainities as Made with the White Mountain Freezer, from Recipes By Mrs. Lincoln, Author of the Boston Cook Book
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Frozen Dainities as Made with the White Mountain Freezer, from Recipes By Mrs. Lincoln, Author of the Boston Cook Book

By White Mountain Freezer Co., Mary J. Lincoln

Nashua, NH: White Mountain Freezer Co., 1895. Undated, ca. 1895. Recipes for frozen delights along with instructions for use of the White Mountain Freezer, with diagrams. Softcover, 32 pages. some cover wear and spotting, a few erased pencil marks on rear cover, pages clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$22.99

Good Bread: The Staff of Life
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Good Bread: The Staff of Life

By C. I. Hood & Co.

Lowell, MA: C. I. Hood & Co., 1890. Undated, ca. 1890. Recipe book for breads combined with advertisements and testimonials for Hood's Sarsaparilla and other patent medicines. Softcover, 16 pages. Covers age-darkened with some very modest chipping to the edges, pages age-toned but clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$22.99

Ayer's Book of Pies and Puddings
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Ayer's Book of Pies and Puddings

By J. C. Ayer & Co.

Lowell, MA: J. C. Ayer & Co., 1892. Recipe book for desserts combined with advertisements and testimonials for Ayer's Sarsaparilla and other patent medicines. Softcover, 24 pages. Covers age-darkened with some very modest chipping to the edges, pages age-toned but clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$22.99

Hood's High Street Cook Book
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Hood's High Street Cook Book

By C. I. Hood & Co.

Lowell, MA: C. I. Hood & Co., Ladies of High-Street Church, 1885. Recipe book originally published as a church benefit but repubished by Hood, combined with advertisements and testimonials for Hood's Sarsaparilla and other patent medicines. Softcover, 32 pages. Covers age-darkened with some very modest chipping to the edges, pages age-toned with some modest age-spotting, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$22.99

The Young House-Keeper or Thoughts on Food and Cookery
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The Young House-Keeper or Thoughts on Food and Cookery

By Alcott, Wm. A. [William]

Boston: George W. Light, 1838. Second stereotype edition, 1838. Guidance on housekeeping, planning, different types of food and their nutritional and curative values, recipes, etc. Worn but sound example in dark green cloth with gilt spine lettering and an allover pattern embossed in blind, 7 inches tall, 424 pages plus 8 pages of publisher's ads. Spine faded with some chipping to the ends, ghost of old adhesive tape near the top inner corner of both covers, front hinge internally cracked but secure, text block sound, pages age-toned but clean with occasional foxing, transparent stain to rear free endpaper and final page of advertisements, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$197.99

Healy & Bigelow's New Cook Book
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Healy & Bigelow's New Cook Book

By Healy & Bigelow

New Haven, CT: Healy & Bigelow, for Kickapoo Indian Medicine Co., 1865. Front cover has Roman numerals that are probably a misprint - MDCCCLXL - we're guessing 1865 thinking that final L should be a V. Softcover book of recipes and household tips as a thinly disguised attempt to sell Kickapoo Indian products. Illustrated throughout with engravings. Softcover, just over 6.5 inches tall, 64 pages. Covers detached but still connected to one another, some edge chipping to covers and pages but all confined to outer margins, some age-related soil, pages age-yellowed but clean, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$44.99

Boston School Kitchen Text-Book. Lessons in Cooking for the Use of Classes in Public and Industrial Schools
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Boston School Kitchen Text-Book. Lessons in Cooking for the Use of Classes in Public and Industrial Schools

By Lincoln, Mrs. D. A.

Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1887. First edition, title page dated 1887. Worn but sound, fair condition overall. Pictorial hardcover with brown cloth spine, about 7.25 inches tall, 237 pages plus testimonials and 16 page publisher's catalog, one additional page ad. Covers heavily worn with chip to upper front cover, considerable edgewear, hinges good, free endpapers roughly removed, text block sound (2 leaves loosened and near detached but present), pages age-yellowed with some spotting and soil but completely and readily legible throughout, some margin chips not affecting printed areas, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$147.99

How to Win. A Book for Girls
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How to Win. A Book for Girls

By Willard, Frances E.

New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1887. Stated fourth edition, 1887. Instructions for young Victorian ladies on how to live a full life and not just "settle" for what society brings her. Green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and brown, 125 pages plus publisher's ads. Some rubbing to the extremities, surface wrinkle to cloth on rear cover, good hinges, sound text block, pages clean but with some intermittent foxing (age-spotting) throughout, short note dated 1887 on preliminary blank, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

Practical Cooking and Dinner Giving. A Treatise Containing Practical Instructions in Cooking; Int he Combination and Serving of Dishes; and in the Fashionable Modes of Entertaining at Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
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Practical Cooking and Dinner Giving. A Treatise Containing Practical Instructions in Cooking; Int he Combination and Serving of Dishes; and in the Fashionable Modes of Entertaining at Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

By Henderson, Mary F.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1877. Second printing, 1877. Very very worn. Guide to cooking and dining for the Victorian household, with recipes and serving suggestions. Green cloth, 376 pages plus publisher's ads. Covers heavily rubbed, frayed at the edges, hinges internally cracked, text block shaken with some sections detached, pages age-toned but generally clean, recipe note on front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

The Hearthstone; or, Life at Home. A House Hold Manual...Together with A Complete Cookery Book
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The Hearthstone; or, Life at Home. A House Hold Manual...Together with A Complete Cookery Book

By Holloway, Laura C.

Chicago and Philadelphia: L. P. Miller & Company, 1887. Title page dated 1887. Useful tips for Victorian homemakers, including baby care, advice about servants, sports and games for ladies, developing a library, care of the sick, home economics, decorating, growing plants, laundry, visitors, pets, duty of parents to children, death in the home, the kitchen, and many recipes. Publisher's full brown calf leather with dual black spine labels, marbled edges and endpapers, 8.75 inches tall, 2 inches thick. Covers scuffed with a bit of surface separation to the lower front joint (covers well attached), small chip to spine head, another internal chip to spine label, front hinge good but rear hinge repaired internally some time ago, binding sound, pages clean with old tape reinforcement to the far upper and lower margins of a couple of pages, additional recipe clippings taped on to a couple of blank pages near the end, plus pencil notes on the back of the rear free endpaper.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$67.99

Hors D'Oeuvre and Canapes. With a Key to the Cocktail Party
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Hors D'Oeuvre and Canapes. With a Key to the Cocktail Party

By Beard, James (1903-1985)

New York: M. Barrows & Company, 1940. First edition, 1940, first printing. Beard's first book, signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Externally worn but internally much better. Green cloth with black spine printing, black and white plates, 189 pages, no dustjacket. The book has edgewear including rubthrough and fraying to the corners and spine ends, red streak to far bottom of the rear cover (about 2mm width) and to a small portion of the lower text block (not visible on pages), good hinges, sound text block, age-toned but clean and legible pages, no other names or markings.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$877.99

The Epicure's Almanack; or Calendar of Good Living: Containing a Directory to the Taverns, Coffee-Houses, Inns, Eating-houses, and Other Places of Alimentary Resort in the British Metropolis...
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The Epicure's Almanack; or Calendar of Good Living: Containing a Directory to the Taverns, Coffee-Houses, Inns, Eating-houses, and Other Places of Alimentary Resort in the British Metropolis...

By Anonymous [Ralph Rylance]

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815. First edition, 1815. The original guide to good food, drink and lodging in London, with descriptions and reviews of various establishments. Very good copy in a a late 18th century or early 20th century binding, three quarter smooth brown leather over pebbled dark brown cloth, dark maroon spine label, raised spine bands with gilt decorated compartments, gilt top, marbled endpapers, about 6" tall, vii, [1], 351 pages. Some external wear including shallow surface chipping to the leather, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$4952.99

DC Super Heroes Super Healthy Cook Book
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DC Super Heroes Super Healthy Cook Book

By Mark Saltzman, Judy Garlan & Michele Grodner. DC Comics

New York: Warner Books, Incorporated, 1981. First edition, first printing, 1981. Cooking with Superman, Batman & Robin, Wonder Woman and other DC Comics superheroes, with color illustrated recipes. Externally worn oblong hardcover, 7.5" x 10.75", 98 pages, no dustjacket, probably as issued. Shelf rubbing with heavier wear to the edges and spine ends, some fading near the spine, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other markings. Mild musty odor from attic storage, likely to dissipate over time.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Oblong 4to.

$37.99

Favorite Recipes and Home Hints. For the Benefit of the Presbyterian Church, South Salem, N.Y., August 1924
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Favorite Recipes and Home Hints. For the Benefit of the Presbyterian Church, South Salem, N.Y., August 1924

By Compiled By Annie T. Pardee

Pleasantville, NY: Mount Pleasant Printery, 1924. 1924 cookbook in heavily worn and spotted condition but complete. Softcover, about sixty pages (unpaginated). Covers worn, spotted and stained, contents also show transparent staining and waviness, some pages detached but present, faint musty odor, no names or writing. Local recipes plus advertising.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.99

The New] Standard American Cook Book. Farm and Fireside Library No. 196
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The New] Standard American Cook Book. Farm and Fireside Library No. 196

By Farm and Fireside Library

Springfield, Ohio: Crowell & Kirkpatrick Co., 1901. Cover dated 1901. Worn copy with brittle pages, includes many small engravings of surprisingly fancy and elaborate serving presentations (aspic in swan molds, little pressed forms of beef, fancy fois gras preparations, etc.), with not only farm recipes but quite fussy French cuisine. Softcover, ends at page 380, probably one page missing (index ends with Rice Waffles). Covers worn at the edges with some chipping to the spine ends, some surface spots, binding generally sound but with title page and final several pages detached but present (due to brittleness), pages age-toned and somewhat brittle but clean, no names or other markings. Contains "thousands of recipes...contributed by celebrated chefs and more than two hundred experienced housekeepers...covering every branch of cookery, with special directions for serving at table; also preserving, pickling, candy-making etc.". . Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$77.99

Hungarian and American Cook Book
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Hungarian and American Cook Book

By Holy Trinity Greek Catholic Ladies Guild

Bridgeport, CT: Holy Trinity Greek Catholic Ladies Guild, 1960. Undated, ca. late 1950s or early 1960s. Worn copy, softcover, 54 pages including some local advertising at the end. Covers have some edgewear and the spine is held together with a neatly applied strip of masking tape, name at top of front cover, notes written inside front cover, handful of pages at the center have detached from the staple but are present, pages clean with a couple of handwritten notes, a separate handwritten recipe for Small Kiflis with humor incorporated into the description is laid in loosely at the front.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

Let's Cook It Right: Good Health Comes from Good Cooking
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Let's Cook It Right: Good Health Comes from Good Cooking

By Davis, Adelle

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1947. Copyright 1947, this a very early printing with the yellow and blue dustjacket with a $3.00 price. Light green cloth printed in yellow, 626 pages, dustjacket. Very good condition with minimal wear, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has a bit of subtle age-toning and some minimal shelf soil to the light background, tiny closed tear along rear spine edge, effectively no paper loss.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$87.99

The Gracious Art of Dining
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The Gracious Art of Dining

By King, Mrs. John Alexander

New York: Black Knight, 1927. First edition, 1927. All you need to know about fine dining in the 1920s, including selection of china, silver, flatware, linens, table settings, decoration, guest placement, etc., illustrated in black and white. Softcover, 63 pages. Very good condition with very clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

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