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Au Pied De Cochon - The Album by Martin Picard

Montréal, QB: Restaurant Au Pied De Cochon, 2006. Hardcover. As New. CD still in original, sealed pouch at the back of book. Original Promo Slip Cover still on book - has tear on back. Book in original, New condition…

From 10908Digital


The Southern Cook Book of Fine Old Recipes

322 Old Dixie Recipes. Compiled and Edited by Lillie S. Lustig, S. Claire Sondheim, Sarah Rensel. Decorations by H. Charles Kellum. 48 pp. 23,5x16 cm. Culinary Arts Press, 1939. --- Wooden covers, curved and painted. B&W illustrations. Unmarked. …

From Pelargos Bookstore, MBS


Gems for the Drawing Room - Fruit and Flowers - Books 1 and 2 by JERRARD, Paul & BAYLEY, J.W.N

London: Paul Jerrard, 1852. First Edition. Mid-nineteenth century opulence: two elaborate Victorian plate books with plates of fruit and flowers complimenting verse, fully printed in gilt. Two folios in original cloth with large colour card onlay on fron…

From Rare Illustrated Books


The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book by Alice B. Toklas

Alice B. Toklas - The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book; illustrations by Sir Francis Rose - London, Michael Joseph, 1954 - First Edition - Hardcover - 288pp - 23x15cmCondition Good: Cover worn and faded. Throughout the book some signs of use: this book really ha…

From MagicWorldBooks


The Moral Basis of Vegetarianism by Gandhi, M. K.; Compiled by R. K. Prabhu

Ahmedabad, India: Navajivan Publishing House, 1959. One of 5,000 copies in the second printing, October, 1959, after 10,000 copies in the 1st printing, April, 1959. Near Fine, tiny rubs at corners. 34 pp. in stapled wrappers. . Second Printing. Pamphlet. …

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


Crumbs from the Round Table: A Feast for Epicures by Barber, Joseph

NY: Leypoldt and Holt. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and head of spine, . foxing to gutter at title page.. 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Green beveled cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. …

From Old Saratoga Books


Blueberries for Sal by McCloskey, Robert

McCloskey, Robert. Blueberries For Sal, Copyright 1948. FIRST EDITION The Viking Press. Stated 15th Printing Thus, 1966Hardcover. Exlib. Good/no dust jacket included. A nice solid copy. Please see our stock photo.…

From Mary Riversong Books


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…

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink


Better Homes & Gardens New Cook Book

Meredith Publishing Company, 1953. Binder Condition: Fine. No Jacket as Issued. Five (5) Ring Binder. Stated First Edition, fifth printing. 416 pp +four bonus pages of recipes clipped from the Better Homes & Gardens magazine with dates of March 1949; Janu…

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The Fat of the Land by Vilhjalmur Stefansson

INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to Mr. Robert Uihlein, Chairman of Schlitz Brewing Company, in 1957. First Edition. Clean, unmarked. Tight binding. Dust jacket has only minor defects, a 1.5 inch tear in the upper right rear corner and several smaller nicks or cre…

From Sunwise Books


The Complete Economical Cook and Frugal Housewife by Mary Holland

Title continued: "...Also, Trussing & Carving; preparing soups, gravies, sauces, made dishes, potting, pickling, &c. With directions for pastry and confectionery. Likewise the art of making British wines, brewing, baking, gardening, &c." Rebound brown hal…

From William Chrisant & Sons' Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA


Nico by Ladenis, Nico

London: Macmillan, 1996. Previous owner's name and date obscured with marker pen in top corner of front end paper. Otherwise a very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, creasing to a few page corners and no bumping to corners. Dust jack…

From Godley Books


Food And Nutrition : Eight -8- Volume Set by Hayes, Dayle / Laudan, Rachel

Tarrytown, New York: Marshall Cavendish Reference. New with No Dust Jacket as issued. 2008. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. KB#007644: No Jacket As Issued. BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and …



The Settlement Cook Book : Tested recipes from the Milwaukee Public School Kitchen Girls Trades and Technical High School, Authoritative Dietitians and Experienced Housewives by [The Settlement (Milwaukee, Wisc.); Kander, Simon, Mrs.; Schoenfeld, Henry]

Milwaukee, WI: The Settlement Cook Book Co, 1941. Octavo, xlvi+623 pages. Twenty-first edition, revised and enlarged. A much later edition this influential and massively successful cookbook, originally published in 1901. The emphasis is American, with a …

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink


Baking & Cooking Monographs (Calumet Baking Powder Co. Chicago) by Helen Harrington, Downing Director of Home Economics

Contains announcements to home economics teachers with how to order the lessons along with revised score cards of Miss Bevier University of Illinois and references such as The Boston Cooking School. No writing in the notes pages. Includes: 1. A Lesson on…

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