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The Barbara Pym Cookbook

By: Pym, Hilary; Wyatt, Honor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00389

Condition: Very Good


Purple cloth boards, 16mo, 111 pages, illustrated throughout, signed by Hilary Pym on title page; edges of boards lightly sunned, previous owner's name on front free endpaper; spine of dust jacket sunned, now protected in mylar. 'Drawing on an intimate knowledge of Barbara Pym and her writings, Hilary Pym and Honor Wyatt have selected memorable scenes of meals and food preparation from the novels, and from the diaries and letters of Barbara Pym. View more info

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To Think of Tea!

By: Repplier, Agnes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1932

Seller ID: 000582

Condition: Very Good Plus


Cream cloth boards. Top corners bumped. Mild wear at spine ends. Gift inscription in front free end paper. Clean, crisp pages. Binding straight and sound. Price clipped dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a few small edge tears and chips out at extremities. Sun darkened spine with tiny piece out near center. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 208 pages. Small illustrations of various tea apparatus throughout. An interesting and informative story of tea in England, from its arrival to becoming an institution. View more info

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Bar Guide: Published by TRUE, The Man's Magazine

By: Shane, Ted

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fawcett: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001126

Condition: Very Good


First edition, pocket paperback, 7 x 4 inches, 191, [1] pages, numerous illustrations; edge wear and a bit of mild soiling to covers, light crease to spine, internally clean and sound. Typical bar guide of the time, replete with history and lore, not to mention plenty of mid-century off-color humor. View more info

Andre Simon's Guide to Good Food and Wine

By: Simon, Andre

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1960

Seller ID: CS00579

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth with gilt titles on spine, 8vo, 816 pages, decorations throughout by John Leigh-Pemberton; A well kept copy; price clipped dust jacket is creased in places. This book, "epitomises a lifetime of gastronomic endeavour and is edited with wit, wisdom, and not a little of the salty common sense of a Frenchman who has tasted most things in his life and has retained a palate sensitive to fine wine and food, appreciative of good and tolerant of most". View more info

Saucy Ladies

By: Stieglitz, Ron; Lesberg, Sandy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Peebles Press: 1977

Seller ID: CS00583

ISBN: 0672523590

Condition: Very Good


Mustard leatherette with orange titles, oblong 12mo, 128 pages, sixty turn-of-the-century French postcards accompany recipes; inscription on front free endpaper, which is clipped; one and a half inch closed tear to bottom of rear panel of dust jacket, which is now protected in mylar. Saucy ladies accompany 150 'succulent and delectable' sauce recipes, the perfect gift for a saucy home cook. View more info

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Cattle Country Cook Book: Basic Recipes from East of the Cascades

By: Strope, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Binfords & Mort: 1973

Seller ID: 000386

ISBN: 0832302198

Condition: Very Good


Small, faint pink spot on front board just above title. A bit of soiling to bottom edges of text block. Soiling in bottom margin of pages 116 & 117. Price clipped dust jacket with edge wear and heavy rubbing, now in protective mylar cover. 308 pages. B/w photographs. View more info

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Roundup of Beef Cookery

By: Taylor, Demetria

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Sterling Publishing Company: 1960

Seller ID: CS00362

Condition: Very Good


Yellow cloth boards, 4to, 204 pages; a well kept copy; dust jacket is edge worn with small chips and sunning to spine, dust jacket now in mylar. A complete guide to the best beef recipes from the ranch kitchens of America. View more info

The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook

By: Toklas, Alice B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1954

Seller ID: CS00578

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth backed in forest green cloth with gilt titles, 8vo, 288 pages, illustrated by Sir Francis Rose; previous owner's book plate adhered to front paste down; price clipped dust jacket is rubbed and edge worn with a few chips to extremities, now protected in mylar cover. A unique mixture of food and friends, menus and memories with over 350 recipes. View more info

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1,001 Ways to Please a Husband

By: Waldo, Myra

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc: 1958

Seller ID: CS00370

Condition: Very Good


Bright yellow cloth boards with red and black titles, 8vo, 307 pages; a well kept copy; dust jacket is rubbed in places and shows modest signs of edge wear. Written "diary style"; centered around the 'typical American couple starting their married life', named Jane and Peter, and meant to embody the target reader for this old fashioned cookbook. View more info

Blue Trout and Black Truffles

By: Wechsberg, Joseph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf/Borzoi: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00297

Condition: Good


First edition, light blue cloth backed in navy blue cloth, 8vo, 288 pages, typography, binding, jacket, and decorations by Warren Chappell; edges of boards are faded, slightly rubbed, previous owner's book plate on front paste down, name written in pencil on front free endpaper, pages are clean and unmarked; dust jacket dust soiled and quite worn in places. A self-described 'book about the art of dining and wining" by a well respected chef. View more info

Discovering Mexican Cooking

By: Young, Alice Erie; Stephenson, Patricia Peters

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Naylor Company: 1958

Seller ID: 001154

Condition: Very Good


Third edition, 8vo, 61 pages plus three blank pages for notes; previous owner's bookplate in front endpaper, dust jacket in mylar. Recipes for traditional southwestern Mexican dishes for the home cook. View more info