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. S.N. Soft Cover.
Lightly foxed, last leaf a bit wrinkled.
64,  pp. Sewn binding, self wrappers. A domestic guide providing advice on various things. Includes tips on good behavior, personal finance, cookery, care of infants, diseases of the hair, preservation of the sight, warts and corns, canaries, etiquette.....
New York: F.J. Dow & Co., 1851. Soft Cover.
Wrappers loose from binding but included, multiple gatherings loose but included, stains and foxing throughout.
136 pp. Contents include asthma, cancer, chicken-pock, cholera, croup, deafness, epileptic fits, measles, poisons, rattlesnake bites, rheumatism, rickets, scarlet fever, scurvy, smallpox, typhus fever, medical properties.....
Boston: The Priscilla Publishing Company, 1929. Hard Cover.
Includes colloquial dust jacket. Stains and small tears and small chips to jacket.
iv, 443 pp. "Of the many women's service magazines that came into being in the late nineteenth century, one of the most celebrated was The Modern Priscilla, which was.....
Detroit, Mich. M.W. Ellsworth & Company, 1882. Hard Cover.
Pages 409-424 absent, replaced with eleven pages of handwritten recipes and five blank ruled pages clipped and handwritten recipes laid in. No jacket. Minor loss to board panels, articles glued to front paste-down endpaper, hinges starting, ink name on front and.....
London: Duckworth Overlook, 2009. First UK Edition. Hard Cover.
First UK edition. Surface tear on front free endpaper.
x, 453 pp. The dark past of the most commonplace of commodities revealed. Much like oil today, sugar was once the most powerful commodity on earth. It shaped world affairs, influencing the.....
N/A: Mallinckrodt, 1966. Trade Paperback.
Modern reissue of very early (1820) culinary work. Good copy in good slipcase. Slipcase edges rubbed. Pages foxed.
xii, 269 pp. A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poinsons. Exhibiting the Fraudulent Sophistications of Bread, Beer, Wine, Spiritous Liquors, Tea, Coffee, Cream, Confectionery, Vinegar.....
Atlanta, GA: The Coca-Cola Company, 1932. Small Hard Cover.
No jacket, board edges rubbed.
124 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ida Bailey Allen, the founder and president of the National Radio Homemakers; Club, was once popularly known as "The Nation's Homemaker", and was the author of more than 50 cookbooks.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 2009. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover.
2nd printing. An exceptional copy.
Celebrated journalist R. W. (“Johnny”) Apple was a veteran political reporter, a New York Times bureau chief and an incisive and prolific writer. But the role he was most passionate about was food anthropologist. Known.....
London: Duncan Baird Publishers, 2011. First Edition. Trade Paperback.
First edition. An exceptional copy.
Good nutrition can enhance our memory and moods, counter the effects of aging, and ease common illnesses-and these 100 wonderfoods are the key to optimum health. Flip through the color-coded sections here to find lists of.....
Chicago: The Culinary Arts Institute / Consolidated Book Publishers, Inc., 1943. Reissue. Hard Cover.
Includes scarce publisher's box, with original publisher's list price of $3.75 (which is equivalent to over $50 today). Near fine book in very good jacket. Box rubbed with a few light spots, jacket edges lightly rubbed.....
Toledo, O. and Boston, Mass. The Locke Publishing Co., 1881. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Minor general wear.
600 pp. A domestic guide for household recipes, cookery, beekeeping, holistic cures, hygiene, etc. CONTENTS: Accidents and Poisons; Bee-Keeping; Cement, Glue and Paste; The Cook; Disinfectants; For Farmers; Flower and Gem.....
. Oxford, 2000. First Edition. Large Hardcover.
First edition. An exceptional copy.
With more than 1400 wineries producing many of today's most celebrated labels, North America has become a respected world power in wine production. California Chardonnays now compete with French, and discriminating shoppers can now choose Mexican and Canadian.....
San Francisco, California: Lane Publishing, Co./ Sunset Magazine, 1940. Ross, Sinclair. Hard Cover.
Light stain along bottom edge of jacket front, a few faint smudges on jacket, sticker on front jacket flap.
62 pp. Introduction by Bruno Lessing. The contributors are all famous people: John Steinbeck, Sinclair Lewis, Gertrude Stein.....
Boston Common Press, 2001. Large Hardcover.
Light edge wear to jacket.
The staff of Cook's Illustrated magazine lit more than 5,000 charcoal fires to learn how grilling and barbecue techniques compare. The result is this book: a volume filled with no-nonsense equipment ratings, taste-tests of supermarket foods--such as bottled barbecue.....
Potter, 1999. Hard Cover.
Small ink mark to jacket spine.
Vast and authoritative, with 38 chapters containing nearly 500 recipes and 300 illustrations, The Cook's Illustrated Complete Book of Poultry offers readers the very best methods for preparing chicken, turkey, duck, goose, quail, squab, and pheasant.