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Accomplisht Cook, or the Art & Mystery of Cookery

Accomplisht Cook, or the Art & Mystery of Cookery by May, Robert

London: Obadiah Blagrave, 1685. 471 pages. Wherein the whole art is revealed in a more easie and perfect method, than hath been ...

£10,000.00
The Accomplisht Cook, or, the whole art and mystery of cookery, fitted for all Degrees and Qualities

The Accomplisht Cook, or, the whole art and mystery of cookery, fitted for all Degrees and Qualities by May, Robert

London: Obadiah Blagrave, 1685. Fifth Edition. Very Good. Pp. 15 leaves, 461, [10] p. + [9] p. publisher's ads. Engraved i...

$12,000.00
L’oeil et la bouche

L’oeil et la bouche by Vernet, Pierre

[Valenciennes]: Edition Patrick Vernet, 1986. Signed limited first edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Patrick Vernet. Thirteen fol...

$8,250.00
Een Vruchtenmandje. [A Fruit Basket]

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

Amsterdam: De Spieghel, 1927. Folio, [48] pages, twenty one hand-colored plates, All the plates are on a sturdy, thick card sto...

$5,000.00
CHILI: A PICTORIAL RECIPE

CHILI: A PICTORIAL RECIPE by Esslemont, David

Decorah, IA: David Esslemont, 2013. full pigskin, cloth clamshell box. folio. full pigskin, cloth clamshell box. 39 full woodcu...

$4,800.00
THE ART OF COOKERY MADE PLAIN AND EASY. Which Far Exceeds any Thing of the Kind yet Published.

THE ART OF COOKERY MADE PLAIN AND EASY. Which Far Exceeds any Thing of the Kind yet Published. by GLASSE, Hannah (A Lady).:

London: Printed for the Author at Mrs. Ashburn's, a China-Shop, the Corner of Fleet-Ditch, 1747.. FIRST EDITION OF THE MOST...

£2,500.00
Nouvel Almanach des Gourmands, servant de guide dans les moyens de faire excellente chère. Dédié au Ventre. Par A.B. de Périgord. Première année [Deuxième année] [Troisième année]

Nouvel Almanach des Gourmands, servant de guide dans les moyens de faire excellente chère. Dédié au Ventre. Par A.B. de Périgord. Première année [Deuxième année] [Troisième année] by (Gastronomy) [Raisson, Horace]

Paris: Baudouin Frères, 1827. First edition, all published. Each volume with frontispiece and engraved Carte gastronomiq...

$3,000.00
The Way To Cook ; Julia Child On Videotape (poster)

The Way To Cook ; Julia Child On Videotape (poster) by Child, Julia

New York: Knopf, 1985. Fine. Full color promotional poster measuring 21 x 30 inches (53.3 x 76.2 cm.) depicting Her Highness ...

$2,880.00
APICIUS REDEVIVUS; OR THE COOK'S ORACLE. BEING 600 RECEIPTS INSTITUTED IN THE KITCHEN OF A PHYSICIAN.

APICIUS REDEVIVUS; OR THE COOK'S ORACLE. BEING 600 RECEIPTS INSTITUTED IN THE KITCHEN OF A PHYSICIAN. by KITCHINER, WILLIAM.:

London, Samuel Bagster, 1817.. FIRST EDITION 1817. Small 8vo, approximately 165 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, 4 engravings, 2...

£1,500.00
THE COMPLETE ENGLISH COOK; OR, PRUDENT HOUSEWIFE.  Being an entire new collection of the most general, yet least expensive receipts in every branch of cookery and good housewifery:

THE COMPLETE ENGLISH COOK; OR, PRUDENT HOUSEWIFE. Being an entire new collection of the most general, yet least expensive receipts in every branch of cookery and good housewifery: by PECKHAM, Ann, of Leeds.:

Leeds, printed by Griffith Wright, M,DCC,LXVII. And sold by the author, and J. Ogle, in Leeds; and Messrs. Robinson and Roberts,...

£1,500.00
The Creole Cookery Book

The Creole Cookery Book by Edited by the Christian Woman\'s Exchange of New Orleans, LA

NEW ORLEANS: T.H. Thomason, 1885. First edition. Hardcover. Good +. NEW ORLEANS: This is the original 1885 first edition of t...

$1,995.00
Book of Household Management

Book of Household Management by Beeton, Isabella Mary

London: S. O. Beeton, 1861. 1112 pages + xxxix index and coloured plate list. Lacks free front endpaper otherwise a good tight b...

£1,500.00
APHORISMES, MENUS & VARIÉTÉS

APHORISMES, MENUS & VARIÉTÉS by Brillat-Savarin, [Jean-Anthelme], and Mario Avati [illus]

[Paris]: Les Francs-Bibliophiles, 1961. 109,[8]pp. Large octavo (24.5 x 16cm). Loose gatherings laid into printed wrappers. Fro...

$1,750.00



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