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THE ART OF COOKERY MADE EASY AND REFINED; Comprising ample directions for preparing every article requisite for furnishing the tables of the NOBLEMAN, GENTLEMAN and TRADESMAN. by MOLLARD, John.:

London, printed for the author and sold by J. Nunn, Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, 1801.. FIRST EDITION 1801. 8vo, approximately 235 x 145 mm, 9¼ x 5¾, engraved dedication page and 12 engraved plates showing bill of fare for each month, page…

From Roger Middleton


A Collection of Ordinances and Regulations, for the Government of the Royal Household, Made in Divers Reigns. From King Edward III. to King William and Queen Mary by [Royal Household]

London: Printed for the Society of Antiquaries by John Nichols, 1790. Quarto, xxii + 476 pages. [leaf containing pages 169/170 in duplicates]. First edition of this collection of English Royal Household Manuscripts. The text discusses the duties and mana…

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink


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, Doctor in Physick. by MUFFETT, Thomas [Moffett].:

London, printed by Tho: Newcomb for Samuel Thomson, at the sign of the White Horse in Pauls Churchyard, 1655.. FIRST EDITION 1655, corrected and enlarged by Christopher Bennet, Doctor in Physick, and fellow of the College of Physitians in London. Small 4…

From Roger Middleton


Austro-Hungarian Menu Collection by [Album - menus]

Vienna; Bratislava, 1891. Collection of thirty-one menus, mounted in a contemporary scrapbook. The menus hail mostly from Vienna, in large part from the Metropole Hotel and Frohner's Hotel Imperial, but there are also four from the Palugyay Palace in Bra…

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink


LE CUISINIER FRANCOIS enseignant la maniere de bien apprester et assaisonner toutes sortes de viandes grasses & maigres, legumes, Patisseries & autre mets. qui se servent tant sur les Tables des Grands que des particuliers. by DE LA VARENNE (François Pierre):

The Hague, Chez Adriaen Vlacq, 1664.. Avec Une instruction pour faire des Confitures: Et des Tables necessaires. EARLY EDITION 1664, first published in 1651. 12mo, approximately 130 x 75 mm, 5 x 3 inches, engraved frontispiece depicting a kitchen scene …

From Roger Middleton


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


Stock Lines Catalogue No. 291. 1926/27 Condrup

London: Condrup Ltd., 1926 Green illustrated covers, slight edge-wear, covers creased. Laid in typed letter w/ masthead. Sole Agents Stock Terms sheet No. 420 1926. A Combined Catalogue of Woodware, Hardware, & Fancy Stock Lines for which we are Sole …

From Open Door Books


Classy, restaurants and cafes in Stockholm by Lindberg, Ake (Ed.)

1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Tall folio, faint spot or two on covers else VG/VG,1st edn, 273pps, many full page colour photographs of fifty Stockholm cafes and restaurants, displays of food, ineriors/exteriors, introductory text for eac…

From BohemianBookworm


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



London, Printed for B. Tooke at the Middle-Temple gate in Fleetstreet, 1699.. FIRST EDITION 1699, A SPECIAL RUBRICATED EDITION ON BETTER PAPER FOR PRESENTATION. 4 small corrections to text in old ink (possibly in Evelyn's hand - see: Geoffrey Keynes, Joh…

From Roger Middleton


LE NOUVEAU RECUEIL DE CURIOSITEZ RARES & NOUVELLES des plus admirables effets de la Nature & de l'Art. Compose de quantite de beaux Secrets gallans & autres: dont quelques-uns ont ete tirez du Cabinet de feu Monsieur le Marquis de l'Hopital. by EMERY, Sieur de. ( LEMERY, Nicolas, or ANTOINE JOSEPH D'EMERY ).:

Leiden (suivant la copie de Paris), Pierre van der Aa, 1685.. Ouvrage tres utile & necessaire a toutes sortes de personnes, pour la conservation de leur vie. Experimentez & composez par le Sieur d'Emery. SECOND EDITION 1685, printed in Holland, much e…

From Roger Middleton


DEL BEVER CALDO COSTUMATO DA GLI ANTICHI ROMANI. Trattato d'Antonio Persio. Nel quale si pruova con l'historia, & essempio de gli antichi, & con la ragione, che il bere fatto caldo al fuoco, e di maggior giovamente, by PERSIO, Antonio.:

In Venetia, Gio. Battista Ciotta, 1593.. & forse anche gusto, che non e il freddo hoggidi usato. FIRST EDITION 1593, Italian text, small 8vo, approximately 165 x 110 mm, 6½ x 4¼ inches, printer's pictorial device on title page, decorated woodcut initi…

From Roger Middleton


Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book

McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York, NY U.S.A., 1950. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition, Ninth Printing. 1st hardbound edition, bound red cloth boards with white Pennsylvania Dutch design in white. 463 pp. including index. Loose-lea…

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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


El Celler de Can Roca by Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca Fontané

Barcelona, Spain: Librooks, 2013. English Edition. hardcover. As New. Librooks, Hardcover, 9788493891084, English Edition. As New condition. no noticeable shelf wear. Clean and Tight. Standard Shipping is Ground. Ships from Missouri…

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