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La nouvelle maison rustique, ou, Économie generale de tous les biens de campagne : la maniere de les entretenir & de les multiplier by LIGER, Louis

1749 Liger Rustic House Bees Beekeeping Hunting Wine Cuisine Maison Rustique 2v Louis Liger was a prominent 17th-century French writer known for his works on flora and fauna. He is chiefly remembered for his major work 'Nouvelle Maison Rustique,' or 'The…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


DE AGRICULTURA, omnibusque plantarum, & animalium generibus, libri XII. in quibus nihil non experientia comprobatum, by CRESCENZI, Pietro de'. ( Piero Crescentio ):

Basileae: Per Henricum Petrum, 1538, [mense Augusto anno M. D. XXXVIII.. causaque & vires rerum ita explicatae, ut confidamus non solum oeconomiae studioso, & medico, verumetiam philosopho aliquid hinc accessurum. Autore optimo agricola & philosopho Pe…

From Roger Middleton


A wine collector's extensive archive, the meticulous records of Douglas H. Thomas (1847-1919; President of Merchants' National Bank, Baltimore, Maryland), including wine catalogues and invoices, Thomas's correspondence with wine importers, restaurant menus, and other material gathered by Thomas, 1897-1906 by Thomas, Douglas H

Baltimore and other places, 1906. The meticulous wine-related records of Douglas H. Thomas (1847-1919; President of Merchants' National Bank, Baltimore, Maryland). A prominent member of Baltimore society in the late 19th and early 20th century, and a con…

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink


American Wines and How to Make Them by Wagner, Philip M

NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, foxing to endpapers and edges, . owner name on front free endpaper.. 1933. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth with cabernet-colored printed paper labels on front boards a…

From Old Saratoga 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' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA



Saccone & Speed Limited. London. 1947. FIRST EDITION. Two colour illustrations by Whistler within the book plus colour decoration on boards showing three men cowering behind a wine barrel. Both pastedown endpapers browned by the binders glue, as usual. S…

From Paul Foster Books


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



Macmillan and Co. London. 1921. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. 4to. (8.9 x 7.1 inches). Issued as a de luxe, large paper limited edition, signed by the Author beneath the limitation notice, one year after the smaller first edition of the book. A fine, bright, u…

From Paul Foster Books


NEW GUIDE FOR THE HOTEL, BAR, RESTAURANT, BUTLER AND CHEF. Being a Hand Book for the Management of Hotel and American Bars, and the Manufacture of the Principal New and Fashionable Drinks cookery by BACCHUS & CORDON BLEU [LEBOUR-FAWSSETT, Emilie]

London, William Nicholson and Sons, [1885].. Hotel & restaurant cookery, as now practised, with the newest entrees and dishes. FIRST EDITION, in 2 parts, Preface dated 1885. FIRST PART BY BACCHUS. Treats of Home Brewing; The Manufacture of Wines, Spirit…

From Roger Middleton


A New System of Domestic Cookery; by By a lady" [Maria Eliza Rundell]

1/2 Brown morocco over marbled boards; 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Deckle edges. Black and white illustrations throughout. [xx], xxx, 354 pp. 4 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches…

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


Wine, Women, and Song by ZAEHNSDORF, binder; SYMONDS, John Addington

London: Chatto and Windus, 1884. Wine, Women, and Song" In a Fine, Near Contemporary 'Exhibition' Binding by Zaehnsdorf [ZAEHNSDORF, binder]. SYMONDS, John Addington. Wine, Women, and Song. Mediaeval Latin Students' Songs. Now First Translated into Engl…

From David Brass Rare Books, Inc.


Grapes and Grape Vines of California (3 Plates) by Bosqui, Edward

Own a piece of history...three of the original chromolithograph prints from "Grapes and Grape Vines of California" by Edward Bosqui, the Johannesburg Riesling (the most desirable of all), The Zinfandel, and the Sultana. There might have been a total of 2…

From Cabin of Curiosities



Chicago: Published by Wm. Mida, 1884. 93pp. plus 26 interleaved pages numbered in roman. Small octavo (19.5 x 13.5 cm). Printed brick- brown wrappers. Illustrations, tables and adverts (one folding). Large colored folding map. Text block uniformly browne…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB


The Man Who Made Wine by J.M. Scott

Fine condition in slipcase. Number 144 of 200 copies, signed by Rod Smith, who provides commentary and signed by the illustrator Deanna Glad.…

From Ashlar Books


600 miscellaneous valuable receipts, worth their weight in gold a thirty years collection, to which is added two simple guaging tables, to enable merchants to take inventory of their stock. by MARQUART, John

1867 1ed Marquart 600 Miscellaneous Recipes Cooking WINE Alcohol Liquor Perfumes John Marquart's '600 Miscellaneous Valuable Receipts' is a fine 19th-century collection of recipes for American homemakers. It not only includes recipes for cooking, but it …

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