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The American Frugal Housewife, Dedicated to those who are not afraid of economy

By: Child, Mrs. [Lydia Marie]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Boston, Carter, Hendee & Co.: 1835

Seller ID: 001141

Condition: Good


Sixteenth edition, marbled paper covered boards backed in black leather, 12mo, 130 pages, frontis illustration of various cuts of meat for livestock; boards heavily worn with much of paper worn away exposing cardboard, pull tears at head of spine and small chip out at tail, previous ownership marks in endpapers, browning and soiling to pages, binding fragile with several pages coming loose from stitching. Fair Perhaps best known for her sentimental poem about going over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house, Lydia Maria Child was also a controversial author and abolitionist. ... View more info

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The Times of Freixenet

By: Comercial Grup Freixenet; Gorina, Victor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Comercial Grup Freixenet: 2000

Seller ID: CS00365

Condition: Near Fine


Cork boards stamped in black ink and backed in black cloth, 4to, 73 pages, illustrated with photographs, advertisements, and drawings on each page; a near fine copy with no noted flaws. A celebration and history of Catalonia's Freixenet winery. View more info

Seafood and Wild Game Cook Book

By: Crosby, Theora W.; Stinnett, Irby

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, The Naylor Company: 1948

Seller ID: CS00633

Condition: Very Good


Grey textured cloth with black titles, 8vo, 177 pages; previous owner's bookplate adhered to front paste down, tipped in note from previous bookseller reads, "Although this book is practically a rare item, we are offering it at the original price because of the fact that there is no jacket.", which leads to the fact that this must be a married dust jacket; dust jacket is now protected in mylar. "An indispensable book for those who relish seafood and wild game dishes. View more info

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300 Culinary Receipts: One Hundred Ways of Cooking Eggs; One Hundred Ways of Cooking Fish; One Hundred Desserts

By: Filippini, Alessandro [Alexander]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, H. M. Caldwell: 1892

Seller ID: 001078

Condition: Very Good


Thick oblong hardcover, 4 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches, 122; 121; 121 pages, advertisements; boards soiled and darkened with wear at extremities, adhesion injury to front endpaper where a bookplate was likely removed, lightly toned pages, sound binding. Alessandro Filippini was a Swiss born chef at Delmonico's Restaurant in New York in the second half of the 1800s, and a cookbook author. He anglicized his name and operated professionally as Alexander Filippini. After twenty five years at Delmonico's, Filippini retired and dedicated himself to writing cookbooks. In his recipes he gives precise measure... View more info

As They Were

By: Fischer, M.F.K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1982

Seller ID: CS00496

ISBN: 0394524004

Condition: Very Good


Second printing, white paper backed in white cloth, 8vo, 261 pages; inscription on front free endpaper, toning from paper being laid in; price clipped dust jacket dust soiled, now protected in mylar cover. Twenty reminiscences by loved culinarian MFK Fischer with new reflections and asides. View more info

With Bold Knife & Fork

By: Fisher, M.F.K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1969

Seller ID: CS00497

Condition: Very Good


Red paper backed in black cloth, 8vo, 318 pages; previous owner's book plate on front free endpaper, pages unmarked, binding sound; dust jacket edge worn, now in mylar cover. Gastronomy recalled by the author of The Cooking of Provincial France, The Art of Eating, and other works with other 140 delectable recipes. View more info

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Food for Children and How to Cook It

By: Flexner, Marion W.; McMeekin, Isabella McLennan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1929

Seller ID: CS00300

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth with black lettering; 12mo, 125 pages; previous owner's name on front free endpaper, pages are lightly toned; spine and creases of dust jacket are sunned, dust soiled in places, now in mylar. An insightful piece of culinary history, circa 1920's. A cookbook for young mothers with classic American favorites ranging from milk toast to chocolate ice box cookies. View more info

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Betty Crocker's Parties for Children

By: Freeman, Lois M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Golden Press: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000648

Condition: Very Good


Spiral bound. Boards are clean and square with faint wear at extremities. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. 163 pages. Profusely illustrated. Dozens of ideas for themes, menus, games and decorations for any vintage party. Perfect for birthdays, holidays, school celebrations, or parties for no reason at all. Bright, vibrant mid century illustrations by Judy and Barry Martin. A must have for any vintage cookbook or children's book collection. View more info

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Eating in Italy: A Pocket Guide to Italian Food and Restaurants

By: Hammond, Richard; Martin, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1957

Seller ID: 001156

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper backed in red cloth, 7 3/4 x 5 inches, 118 pages; boards rubbed and edge worn, sunned spine with small spot of soiling near head, previous owner's book plate in front endpaper, internally clean and sound. View more info

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More Remarkable Recipes from the Recipe File of Mrs. Mark O. Hatfield

By: Hatfield, Antoinette Kuzmanich

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Beaverton, OR, Criterion, Ind.: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000052

Condition: Very Good


Boards are clean and square. Mild bumps to head/tail of spine. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp. Binding straight and tight. Rubbed dust jacket with edge wear and chipping at extremities. Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Signed by the author on front free end paper. 181 pages. Black & white photographs. Second collection of recipes from famed ex Oregon Governor Hatfield. View more info

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Cooking for the Sick and Convalescent

By: Heaton, Nell; Mottram, V.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited: 1951

Seller ID: CS00299

Condition: Very Good


Navy blue cloth, 8vo, 429 pages; boards are very lightly mottled, previous owner's bookplate on front paste down; spine of dust jacket sunned. "An invalid always requires a special diet and to feed him the skill of the cook must be combined with the knowledge of the dietitian. That combination is exactly what this book provides. View more info

Moorish Recipes

By: John, Fourth Marquis of Bute

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001163

Condition: Very Good


First trade edition after a small limited edition printed for private circulation, 8vo, 80 pages, black and white illustrations, some text in arabic script; previous owner's name, date and location of purchase in front endpaper, a bit of chipping and a few short closed tears at head and tail of dust jacket spine, now in protective mylar cover. "The first purpose of this book is to provide, for those Europeans who wish to make Moroccan dishes, the recipes in the most approved and classical manner of Moroccan cooking. View more info

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Mrs Appleyard's Kitchen

By: Kent, Louise Andrews

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001160

Condition: Very Good


8vo, 319 pages; boards a little smudged, top edge dust soiled, previous owner's bookplate in front endpaper, dust jacket edge worn with chipping at extremities and a few small edge tears, now in protective mylar cover. A blend of homey, conversational food writing and fine home cooking. View more info

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The Graham Kerr

By: Kerr, Graham

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1969

Seller ID: CS00379

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial cloth, 8vo, 284 pages, illustrated with 292 black and white photos and 16 pages in full color; boards lightly ed ge worn; dust jacket shows little wear with one closed tear to rear, creased in places, dust jacket in mylar. View more info

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What's Cooking? Quantity Cooking for All Occasions

By: Kirk, Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company: 1954

Seller ID: 001155

Condition: Very Good


8vo, 383 pages, funny old cartoon about cooking taped into front endpaper, tape has yellowed and leaves a faint strip of tanning to half title page, dust jacket edge worn with sunned spine, jacket is about 1/8 of and inch shorter than the book, now in protective mylar cover. Nearly 500 recipes and menus adaptable to all types of gatherings, regardless of size. View more info

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Mes. Rasmussen's Book of One-Arm Cookery

By: Lasswell, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1946

Seller ID: CS00617

Condition: Very Good


Mustard cloth with black titles, 12mo, 101 pages, illustrated by George Price. An attractive little cook book by American humorist Mary Lasswell and illustrated by New Yorker artist George Price. View more info

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At the Table of Israel: A Unique Collection of Three Hundred Traditional and Modern Israili Recipes

By: Lesberg, Sandy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Tom Stacey : Peebles Press: 1973

Seller ID: 000464

ISBN: 0854685030

Condition: Very Good


Boards are clean and square with mild wear at edges. Light bump to spine. Gift inscription in front end paper. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp. Binding straight and tight. Price clipped dust jacket rubbed with mild wear at edges. Now in protective mylar cover. 224 pages. Several pages of color photos. Ingredients listed in blue with small blue & black illustrations scattered throughout text. View more info

Wine List Decorations 1961-1963

By: Lewis, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bristol, John Harvey and Sons Limited:

Seller ID: CS00584

Condition: Very Good


Woven decorated cloth backed in black leather, 8vo, 100 pages, illustrated with wood engravings, maps, and decorations throughout; previous owner's bookplate on front paste down, protected in a plastic cover. A collection of illustrations and maps from Harveys Wine list, published all in one book, "where they could be presented under ideal conditions and printed on the kinds of paper that suits them best". Wood engravings by David Gentleman, decorations by Asgeir Scott, illustrations by Edward Ardizzone, and maps by Sheila Waters. 0 View more info

The New Wolf in Chef's Clothing

By: Loeb, Robert H. Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Follett Publishing Company: 1958

Seller ID: CS00580

Condition: Very Good


Yellow cloth with red illustration and titles, 8vo, 124 pages plus index, illustrated throughout by Jim Newhall; a well kept copy; price clipped dust jacket is worn with chips along spine and extremities, now protected in mylar. From the dust jacket: "Men! Don't Be Half-Fed! If you're a ninety-pound weakling, emaciated from the listless results of female cookery, NEW WOLF IN CHEF'S CLOTHING is guaranteed to emancipate you from the passive role of refrigerator vulture or icebox scavenger, forced to feed on feminine fare. MEN! DON'T BE HALF-WOlF, HALF-MAN! Now you can be 100% wold from patio... View more info

Britain's Wild Larder: Nuts

By: Loewenfeld, Claire

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1957

Seller ID: 001164

Condition: Very Good


8vo, 312 pages; previous owner's bookplate in front endpaper, dust jacket in mylar. View more info