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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
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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

The Family Kitchen Gardener; Containing the Plain and Accurate Descriptions of All the Different Species and Varieties of Culinary Vegetables
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The Family Kitchen Gardener; Containing the Plain and Accurate Descriptions of All the Different Species and Varieties of Culinary Vegetables

By Buist, Robert

New York: C. M. Saxton, J. C. Riker, 1852. Title page dated 1852. Guide to growing vegetables and fruits for culinary and medicinal use, illustrated with 25 small engravings. Worn copy in brown cloth, 216 pages plus numerous publisher's ads. Covers heavily rubbed and spotted with fraying to corners and spine ends, hinges good, text block sound, pages age-toned and uniformly foxed but clean, advertising pages more heavily foxed, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$67.99

Henley's Twentieth Century Book of Recipes, Formulas and Processes
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Henley's Twentieth Century Book of Recipes, Formulas and Processes

By Hiscox, Gardner D., Editor.

New York: The Norman W. Henley Publishing Company, 1904. Title page dated 1924. Red cloth lettered in gilt, 807 pages plus advertisements. Some rubbing to the extremities and light fraying to corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, slightly yellowed but clean pages, modern name and address stamp on title page and on final blank. A comprehensive and eclectic collection of formuae, recipes and other science-related tips covering such diverse subjects as: distillation, aluminum, amalgams, casting, poisons and antidotes, cosmetics, ink, enameling, food adulterants, paper, transparencies, tinfoil, how to clean tongues, tires, wines and liquors, pile ointments, mixed spiritous drinks, fumigants, much more. . Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

The Franco-American Cookery Book, or How to Live Well and Wisely Every Day in the Year
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The Franco-American Cookery Book, or How to Live Well and Wisely Every Day in the Year

By Deliee, Felix J.

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1884. First edition, 1884. More than 2000 recipes for French cuisine, along with suggested menus. Fair condition, green cloth with maroon leather near the spine, but spine covering itself absent, externally scratched, front cover effectively detached with front free endpaper and title page attached to it, text block otherwise sound, pages age-yellowed but mainly very clean with some occasional old darkened areas from flowers kept there, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$67.99

Domestic Service
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Domestic Service

By Salmon, Lucy Maynard

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1897. First edition, 1897, with publisher's review slip tipped onto front free endpaper. Dark green cloth, 307 pages. Covers rubbed, outer edges and contents foxed but readily legible throughout, firm binding, no names or other markings. Late Victorian era study of household servants, including history and an examination of social issues. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$97.99

Food and Drink (Dover Pictorial Archive)
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Food and Drink (Dover Pictorial Archive)

By Jim Harter

U.S.A.: Dover Publications, 1980. Softcover in very good condition with light edgewear, sound binding, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$22.99

Betty Crocker's Parties for Children
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Betty Crocker's Parties for Children

By Freeman, Lois M. Illustrated By Judy and Barry Martin

New York: Golden Press, 1964. First edition, 1964. Color illustrated guide to children's parties with all sorts of different themes, including activities and games (including suggested ages), lists of materials needed, some menus and recipes. Color illustrated hardcover with metal spiral binding, 168 pages. Very good with light edgewear, contents very clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$24.99

The Fuller Brush Catalog
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The Fuller Brush Catalog

By The Fuller Brush Company

East Hartford, Connecticut: The Fuller Brush Compamy, 1966. Undated, but includes 1966 price list. Color catalog of household cleaning items, accessories, cosmetics, etc. with smaller brochure and price list laid in loosely at the front. Brown stiff covers printed in gilt, metal spiral binding, oblong 8.5" x 11", 56 pages. Near fine with only traces of light cover wear, pages clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Oblong 4to.

$37.99

Breviaire Du Gastronome, Ou L'art d'ordonner Le Diner De Chaque jour, Suivant Les diverses Saisons d L'anne.  Pour La Petite et La grande Propriete
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Breviaire Du Gastronome, Ou L'art d'ordonner Le Diner De Chaque jour, Suivant Les diverses Saisons d L'anne. Pour La Petite et La grande Propriete

By Martin, Alexandre

Paris: Audot, 1828. Second edition, 1828. In French. Suggested menus and foods for different seasons of the year, with guidance on selecting a cook, utensils, preparation, etc., preceded by a history of ancient and modern French cuisine. Folding frontis color lithograph by Henry Monnier depicting a kitchen scene, mounted on a paper stem. Marbled boards with brown cloth spine, gilt lettered black spine label, 5.75" tall, [4], plate, 110, [2], 12 pages of publisher's ads. Covers lightly rubbed, spine ends lightly frayed, sound binding, very clean pages with a very faded signature (last name Martin) on the title page, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$847.99

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book
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The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

By Farmer, Fannie Merritt

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1928. 1928 edition, very good in a heavily chipped dustjacket. Classic American cookbook, containing recipes and cooking tips, with special chapters on cold pack canning, drying fruits and vegetables, and on food values. Illustrated in black and white. Tan cloth, 808 pages plus ads, tan printed dustajcket. The book has very little wear, firm binding, slightly age-yellowed but very clean pages, gift notation on front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is age-darkened, spotted and heavily chipped, but most of printed areas unaffected.. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$47.99

Made Dishes: Salads and Savories with French's Cream Salad Mustard
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Made Dishes: Salads and Savories with French's Cream Salad Mustard

By R. T. French Co.

Rochester, New York: R. T. French Co., 1925. First edition, 1925. Color illustrated booklet of recipes using French's mustard. Color illustrated softcover,, 6.5" tall, 28 pages. Very good with only slight age-toning to the papers, binding sound, pages very clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$22.99

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