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If you are looking for a copy of a long-lost family cookbook from your childhood, you should definitely take a look through the pages of the rare and collectible cook books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. There is a large selection from which to choose, and many of the rare and antique books featured below are hard to find first editions of favorite and traditional cook books.



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 book. Half of spine is missing. With some careful restoration this would be a very good example of this rare work.. First Editio…

From Books & Bygones

£1,500.00


Betty Crocker's Cookbook

Golden Press, NY, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition with stated first printing, 1969. No owner's name or other markings, just a touch of rubbing to the cover corner tips. Title page torn at each of the five metal rings, other…

From Select Tomes

$120.00


Mrs Beeton's Household Management by Beeton, Isabella

London, UK (nd): Ward Lock & Co. Second-hand hardcover. Very Good. Beeton, Isabella. Mrs Beeton's Household Management: a complete cookery book. Ward Lock & Co: London, UK (nd) (c1928). Demy 8vo (215x140mm) HC Faux Morocco Qtr Bnd, tan bds xvi,1680,[10 …

From Books for Cooks

AU$351.00


FOOD: The World of Food ---by Christian Teubner ( Hardcover in a Slipcase / Herbs; Spices; Cereals and Grains; Fish; Seafood; Vegetables; Meat; Game and Poultry; Ham and sausage; Cheese; Fruit ) by Teubner, Christian

Munich, Germany: Munich, Germany: TEUBNER Edition / Grafe Und Unzer, Ganske Verlagsgruppe, 2001, 2nd Edition, 1st Printing , 2001. ----------hardcover, about 11 x 14.5 inches, a Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine slipcase, …

From Leonard Shoup

$124.95


French Provincial Cooking by David, Elizabeth

London: Michael Joseph, 1960. 493 pages. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt on red ground, pictorial design to upper board in red, red top-stain. With the rare dust jacket which has been professionally restored. Pages 247-250 have been re-stitched…

From Books & Bygones

£600.00


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

€105.00


Gold Medal Century Of Success Cookbook : The Best Gold Medal Recipes Of 100 Years by Betty Crocker Kitchens

Minneapolis, Minnesota: General Mills. Very Good. 1979. Presumed First Edition. Soft Cover. KB#002860: Has several pages of history and historical photos of Gold Medal. Beautiful full-color photographs throughout. "We have included recipes which we…

From KEENER BOOKS (Member IOBA)

$100.00


Fanny and Johnnie Cradock Cookery Programme No 1: The Key to Simple Cooking with Poultry by Fanny Cradock; Johnnie Cradock

Paulton, Bristol, England: Purnell & Sons. 1970. Staple-bound magazine. Very Good. Color photo-illustrated thick paper covers. Lavishly illustrated. Cover and internal pages are tightly secured by three clean staples. Interior is unmarked. Cover shows she…

From Books of the World

$102.00


Modern Cookery in All Its Branches by Eliza Acton

Small 8vo. Original brown cloth with blind stamped decorative borders to the covers, plus gilt (dusted) lettering and vignettes to the spine. 607 pages, plus 32 pp catalogue of adverts dated July 1845. Illustrated with numerous woodcuts. Apart from bumpin…

From Innoworking Associates

£700.00


NEW AMERICAN COOKERY, OR FEMALE COMPANION. CONTAINING FULL AND AMPLE DIRECTIONS FOR ROASTING, BROILING, STEWING, HASHING, BOILING, PRESERVING, PICKLING, POTTING, FRICASEES, SOUPS, PUFF-PASTES, PUDDINGS, CUSTARDS, PIES, TARTS, & C. ALSO, THE MAKING OF WINES AND CHEESE. PECULIARLY ADAPTED TO THE AMERICAN MODE OF COOKING by [COOKERY]

New York: D. D. Smith, 1805. First Edition. Hardcover. Lacking the endpapers; small chip at the top of the spine. A clean, attractive, unsophisticated copy in original binding of a scarce and important book. Twentyfourmo (3-3/8" x 5-3/8") bound in origi…

From Charles Agvent

$21,875.00


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

$3,000.00


The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy; Excelling Any Thing of the Kind Ever Yet Published by Glasse, Mrs. [Hannah]

Alexandria [Virginia]: Cottom and Stewart, 1812. Published 1812. Rough but complete copy of this hard-to-find work on cooking and food and menu selection, also a scarce pre-Civil War Virginia imprint. Unfortunately this copy does indeed appear to have b…

From Resource Books, LLC

$347.99


Kitty Wells' Country Kitchen Cook Book by Wells, Kitty

Madison, Tenn: Kitty's Cook Book Co, 1964. Softcover in good condition. Photo portrait of Wells on front cover, 34 pages, 28cm tall, quarto, recipe index. Includes 2 articles illustrated with photos of Wells, Johnny Wright, and family. Kitty Wells signatu…

From Sandhill Books

$110.00


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