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The Joy of Cooking. A compilation of reliable recipes with a casual culinary chat by Rombauer, Irma S

St. Louis, MO: [the author]; A. C. Clayton Printing Co, 1931. Octavo (20.5 x 14 cm.), [32], 395 pages. Illustrated with chapter silhouettes and with a dust jacket design by Marion Rombauer. FIRST EDITION, privately published by the author in an edition o…

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$12,000.00


Delights for Ladies to adorne their Persons, Tables, Closets, and Distillatories; with Beauties, Banquets, Perfumes, and Waters ... [with:] Closet for ladies & gentlewomen, or, the art of preserving... by [Platt, Sir Hugh; Hugh Plat]

London: Printed by R. Y. [R. Young] and to bee sold by James Boler; Printed for Arthur Johnson, dwelling near the great North dore of Paules, 1635. Two works bound as one. Delights: duodecimo (12.5 x 7 cm.), [190] unpaginated; A-H12; complete, with the f…

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$9,000.00


Physiologie du gout, ou meditation de gastronomie transcendante; ouvrage theorique, historique et a l'ordre du jour, dedie aux gastronomie parisiens by Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme

Paris: Sautelet et Cie, 1826. Two volumes, octavo, xiv, 390 & 449 pages. FIRST EDITION of the most famous treatise on gastronomy. The Physiology of Taste was published in an edition of 500 copies, appearing only two months after the author's death. A com…

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$9,000.00


A wine collector's extensive archive, the meticulous records of Douglas H. Thomas (1847-1919; President of Merchants' National Bank, Baltimore, Maryland), including wine catalogues and invoices, Thomas's correspondence with wine importers, restaurant menus, and other material gathered by Thomas, 1897-1906 by Thomas, Douglas H

Baltimore and other places, 1906. The meticulous wine-related records of Douglas H. Thomas (1847-1919; President of Merchants' National Bank, Baltimore, Maryland). A prominent member of Baltimore society in the late 19th and early 20th century, and a con…

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$7,500.00


The Frugal Housewife, or complete woman cook. Wherein the art of dressing all sorts of viands, with cleanliness, decency and elegance, is explained in five hundred approved recipes... to which are added, various bills of fare, and a proper arrangement of dinners, two courses, for every month in the year by Carter, Susannah, of Clerkenwell, London

Philadelphia: Printed by James Carey, 83, N. Second-Street, 1796. Duodecimo (16 x 10 cm.), [xiii], 14-132 pages. Index. Illustrated with three plates; two engravings depicting carving and a third woodcut depicting "Arrangement of a Supper Table". ~ Third…

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$7,500.00


Correspondence from Julia Child to Beverly Jackson, with photographs and other materials by Child, Julia; Beverly Jackson

[Santa Barbara ; Cambridge, 2003. A convolute of correspondence, photographs, and other materials documenting the relationship between American icon Julia Child, and Beverly Jackson, reporter, novelist, collector, and a legend of the social circles of Sa…

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$7,500.00


Murrels Two Bookes of Cookerie and Carving.[containing:] New book of cookerie wherein is set forth a most perfect direction to furnish an extraordinary or ordinary feast either in summer or winter ... [&] The second book of cookerie ... A new book of carving and sewing by Murrell, John [John Murrel]

London: Printed by Ja. Fl. for Rich. Marriot, and are to be sold at his shop in St. Dunstans Church-Yard, 1650. 16mo. (14 x 9 cm.), [4], 188, [9 ], pages. Index. Containing: [1.] A new book of cookerie; [2.] The second booke of cookerie. Stated "the seve…

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$7,500.00


Een Vruchtenmandje. [A Fruit Basket] by Bodenheim, Nelly (illustrator). Verses by Lizzy Ansingh

Amsterdam: De Spieghel, 1927. Portfolio (29 x 21cm), [48] pages, with twenty one hand-colored plates, all on a sturdy, thick card stock . FIRST EDITION, limited & signed, Roman numeral III of seven copies in portfolio form, signed by Bodenheim. There was…

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$5,000.00


Procession of Victuallers by Yeager, Joseph; after John Lewis Krimmel (American (born Germany))

Philadelphia: Published by Joseph Yeager; printed by Charles Woodward, 1821. Engraving, etching and aquatint with hand-coloring and mezzotint on buff wove paper (plate: 50.5 x 66 cm.; image: 42.5 x 59 cm.). Second state, in which it is added that the vie…

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$5,000.00


Healths Improvement; or, Rules comprizing and discovering the nature, method, and manner of preparing all sorts of food used in this nation. Written by that ever famous Thomas Muffett ... Cor. and enl. by Christopher Bennet .. by Muffett, Thomas [Moffett (1553-1604); Bennet, Christopher (1617-1655), editor]

London: Printed by T. Newcomb for S. Thomson, 1655. Quarto (17 x 11 cm.), 8, 296 pages; signatures: A-Pp4 (incorrectly numbered - skipping J & V - yet complete). Woodcut initials, and section ornaments. "Imprimatur" leaf from the Royal College of Surgeon…

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$5,000.00


Jewell House of Art and Nature: containing divers rare and profitable inventions, together with sundry new experiments in the art of husbandry. The third edition, corrected by Plat, Hugh (Sir); Gent, D.B

London: Printed by Bernard Alsop, and are to be sold at his house in Grubstreet, near the Upper Pump, 1653. Duodecimo (15 x 10 cm.), [2], 251, [8] pages. Table of contents at rear. Printer's name from Wing. ~ Stated third edition corrected, first publish…

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$5,000.00


Espargne-Bois C'Est a Dire, Nouvelle Et Parci-Devant Non Commune, ni mise en lumiere, invention de certains et divers fourneaux artificiels. par François Keslar ... Maintenant publiee en françois pour le bien ... de tous ceux qui usent de ceste langue by [Stoves]; Keslar, Francois [Franz Kessler]

Oppenheim: Par Iean Theodore dé Bry marchant libraire & bourgeois d'Oppenheim qui est sur le Rhin, 1619. Small quarto (19.5 x 14 cm.), [7], 8-72 pages, five plates engraved on copper, one folding. ~ FIRST FRENCH LANGUAGE EDITION and FIRST SEPARATE EDITI…

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$5,000.00


Murrel's Two Books of Cookery, containing the best fashions of dressing of flesh, fish or fowle, and curious receipts for making gellies or made-dishes of any fashion. Also,... the Eighth Edition Enlarged by Murrel, John; [John Murrell]

London: Printed by D. Maxwell, and are to be sold by Robert Horn at the Turk's Head in Cornhill [illegible], 1659. Small octavo (12 x 7 cm.), [2], 155 [10], 2-31, [1] pages. A2, B8, C-I12, K3 (-K4, and ?K5) of "table for preserving, conserving, candying …

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$4,500.00


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