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1732 The Country Housewife and Lady's Director Part II Richard Bradley
1732 The Country Housewife and Lady's Director Part II Richard Bradley

Price: £1,850.00

The scarce first edition of the second volume of Bradley's fantastic instructional guide from the farmer's wife. Part II only, published here for the first time as part I was in its sixth edition by this point. There are no recorded...

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1765 The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy 9th Hannah Glasse
1765 The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy 9th Hannah Glasse

Price: £500.00

The classic eighteenth century recipe book Recipes contained range from puddings and pies to the recommended dishes to serve the sick, captains of ships and A Certain Cure for the Bite of a Mad Dog from Dr. Mead.This is the ninth...

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1811 The Housekeeper's Instructor W A Henderson Universal Family Cook Scarce
1811 The Housekeeper's Instructor W A Henderson Universal Family Cook Scarce

Price: £90.00

Henderson's guide to household management. Illustrated with eleven engraved plates, several of which are folding (collated, complete). Including chapters on soups, meat, wines, fish, and more. Seventeenth edition, corrected, revised,...

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1818 Apicius Redivivus Cook's Oracle KITCHINER Cookery
1818 Apicius Redivivus Cook's Oracle KITCHINER Cookery

Price: £380.00

The uncommon second edition of Kitchiner's feted cookery book in need of a little care and attention to the binding. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt decoration. The Second Edition, Carefully Revised. Includes...

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1818 Apicus Redivivus COOK'S ORACLE William Kitchiner
1818 Apicus Redivivus COOK'S ORACLE William Kitchiner

Price: £500.00

The scarce second edition of Kitchiner's feted cookery book, unusual in this good a

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1830-1837 2vols Domestic Economy Michael Donovan Illustrated Title Pages
1830-1837 2vols Domestic Economy  Michael Donovan Illustrated Title Pages

Price: £160.00

A two volume set of Donovan's Domestic Economy. With an illustrated titlepage to each volume. Direct from the Regency library which was started by  Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born...

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1849 Modern Cookery In All Its Branches Eliza Acton Illustrated Fourteenth Ed
1849 Modern Cookery In All Its Branches Eliza Acton Illustrated Fourteenth Ed

Price: £75.00

An early Victorian cookery book by Eliza Acton.Fourteenth edition. Illustrated throughout with many illustrations in the text, and a frontispiece.

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1855 The Modern Cook A Practical Guide to the Culinary Art C E Francatelli
1855 The Modern Cook A Practical Guide to the Culinary Art C E Francatelli

Price: £79.99

A highly influential Victorian cookbook, written by Victoria's chief cook. Ninth edition, carefully revised. Illustrated throughout with many vignettes, as well as an engraved frontispiece of the author. Bookplate of Mary Ann Vincent...

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1868 La Viticulture et la Vinificaction du Canton D'Evian Dr Jules Guyot
1868 La Viticulture et la Vinificaction du Canton D'Evian Dr Jules Guyot

Price: £150.00

A scarce pamphlet on winemaking from Jules Guyot.With numerous illustrations in the text.Dr. Jules Guyot (1807 - March 31, 1872) was a French physician and agronomist who was born in the commune of Gye-sur-Seine in the department of...

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1874 The Cook's Guide Charles Francatelli Housekeeper's Butler's Assistant
1874 The Cook's Guide Charles Francatelli Housekeeper's Butler's Assistant

Price: £45.00

This is an illustrated copy of this popular recipe and housekeeping guide.Containing plain instructions for pickling and preserving vegetables, fruits, game &c; the curing of hams and bacon; the art of confectionery and ice-making,...

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1891 Book of Household Management Beeton Colour Illustrated Recipes Medicine
1891 Book of Household Management Beeton Colour Illustrated Recipes Medicine

Price: £95.00

A scarce edition of Beeton's guide to household management with illustrations.Fold out colour illustrated frontispiece with twelve other illustrated plates.This is the five hundred and thirty-eighth thousand edition. Numerous black...

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1894 BUSH Recipes for the Manufacture of Aerated Mineral Waters Cordials Scarce
1894 BUSH Recipes for the Manufacture of Aerated Mineral Waters Cordials Scarce

Price: £125.00

This is a fourth edition of this recipe book for the making of drinks.With original publishers advertisements to front and rear.W. J. Bush and Co was founded by William JOhn Bush in 1850 and is credited with being England's first maker...

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1898 Diet and Food Considered in Relation to Strength and Power Alexander Haig
1898 Diet and Food Considered in Relation to Strength and Power Alexander Haig

Price: £39.99

The scarce first edition of this work on the importance of diet to exercise. Containing several graphs.

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1898 Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management Colour Plates Cookery
1898 Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management Colour Plates Cookery

Price: £120.00

A late-Victorian edition of Mrs Beeton's classic cookery book. New edition, revised, corrected, and greatly enlargedSix hundred and fortieth thousand.Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management was a guide to all aspects of running a...

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1904 Refrigeration in the Dairy Loudon M Douglas Illustrated
1904 Refrigeration in the Dairy Loudon M Douglas Illustrated

Price: £69.99

A short, illustrated treatise on the application of refrigerating machinery to modern dairy practice. Illustrated throughout with numerous photographs, diagrams and sketches of equipment, including a folding frontispiece of the...

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1907 A Handy Book for Brewers Herbert Edwards Wright Scarce Brewing Malting Beer
1907 A Handy Book for Brewers Herbert Edwards Wright Scarce Brewing Malting Beer

Price: £150.00

A very scarce copy of this work on brewing by Herbert Edwards Wright, in which contemporary scientific discoveries were considered in light of the art of brewing. Third edition, thoroughly revised and enlarged. Including chapters...

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1909 The Cookery Book of Lady Clark of Tillypronie edited by C F Frere Scarce
1909 The Cookery Book of Lady Clark of Tillypronie edited by C F Frere Scarce

Price: £225.00

An extremely scarce edition of The Cookery Book of Lady Clark of TillypronieArranged and edited by Catherine Frances Frere.The volume contains numerous recipes not known elsewhere collected by Lady Clark over forty years in the 19th...

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1910 Urbain Dubois Nouvelle Cuisine Bourgeoise Pour La Ville & La Campagne
1910 Urbain Dubois Nouvelle Cuisine Bourgeoise Pour La Ville & La Campagne

Price: £50.00

A charming early 20th century French cookery book, containing 200 menus and illustrated.Proclaiming to exhibit 'Borgeoise' cookery for the town and country, it contains detailed instructions for a host of classic French dishes.This...

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1911 Frederick W. Hackwood Good Cheer The Romance of Food and Feasting Plates
1911 Frederick W. Hackwood Good Cheer The Romance of Food and Feasting Plates

Price: £24.99

A first edition of Hackwood's Good Cheer - The Romance of Food and Feasting.The book contains chapters on "The Sacred Rage of Hunger" , "The Dietary of the Scriptures" , "A Roman Banquet" , "When England Fed Itself" , and many more.Illustrated...

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1911 The Ideal Cookery Book M A Fairclough Illustrated A H Sands
1911 The Ideal Cookery Book M A Fairclough Illustrated A H Sands

Price: £58.00

An Edwardian cookery book from M. A. Fairclough.Illustrated throughout with many coloured plates by A. H. Sands, and illustrations in the text. Including recipes for soups and potages, entrees of poultry, salads and much more.

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1915 Mrs. Beetons Book of Household Management Colour Illustrated Menu
1915 Mrs. Beetons Book of Household Management Colour Illustrated Menu

Price: £120.00

Beeton's colour illustrated guide to cookery in all branches.Colour illustrated frontispiece with other colour advertisements and plates throughout. The work contains information on hosting, carving, nursing, menu making and much more....

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1919 Frances Keyzer French Household Cooking Personalised Copy With Inscription
1919 Frances Keyzer French Household Cooking Personalised Copy With Inscription

Price: £27.00

On

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1924 Un Vignoble Bordelais Georges Bord Bordeaux Vineyards Scarce
1924 Un Vignoble Bordelais Georges Bord Bordeaux Vineyards Scarce

Price: £34.00

A scarce pamphlet on Bordeaux vineyards from Georges Bord. In French. With notes on different vintages, yields, and more.

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1926 What The Vintners Sell Len Chaloner Illustrated Wines Andre L Simon
1926 What The Vintners Sell Len Chaloner Illustrated Wines Andre L Simon

Price: £22.00

An illustrated copy of this 1920s book for the wine buff. First edition. With an introduction by Andre L. Simon.

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1926-1931 5Vols Seventy One Issues Of Cordon Bleu Magazine In Leather Bindings
1926-1931 5Vols Seventy One Issues Of Cordon Bleu Magazine In Leather Bindings

Price: £330.00

A set of seventy one issues of Cordon Bleu magazine, rebound into five attractive leather volumes. The works are written in French.Comprising of issues 806 (January 1926) to 877 (December 1931), missing here is issue 828, of December...

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1927 Knives and Forks The Medici Society Dustwrapper Illustrated
1927 Knives and Forks The Medici Society Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £89.99

A very good edition of Knives and Forks by the Medici Society.The book deals with European domestic cutlery from the XIV to the XVIII century.Illustrated in colour and in monochrome throughout.

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1929 The Anatomy of Dessert Edward Bunyard Signed Limited Edition
1929 The Anatomy of Dessert Edward Bunyard Signed Limited Edition

Price: £90.00

A signed limited edition copy of this charming book on puddings and desserts.Number five-hundred and twenty one of one thousand copies signed by the author.This charming cook celebrates the flavours of various fruits rather than...

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1930 Nutrition and Food Chemistry by Barnard S Bronson First Edition
1930 Nutrition and Food Chemistry by Barnard S Bronson First Edition

Price: £19.99

A first edition of this book on Nutrition and Food Chemistry. By Barnard S. Bronson, State College for Teachers, Albany, N. Y. "It is hoped...that this book will prove useful to those who, finding themselves outside of school,...

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1931 Le Vin Philippe Malvezin Illustrated Wine Making
1931 Le Vin Philippe Malvezin Illustrated Wine Making

Price: £24.99

A guide to the making of wine from Philippe Malvezin. In French. With vignette engravings in the text.

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1937 Gourmets Guide to New Orleans Natalie Scott Jambalaya Goose Stew Creole
1937 Gourmets Guide to New Orleans Natalie Scott Jambalaya Goose Stew Creole

Price: £34.99

A collection of old and new recipes and culinary traditions from the renowned restaurants of New Orleans.Includes recipes for beverages like a Mint Julep Beauregard, soups such as Shadows of the Teche and meats like tongue or Saure...

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1939 Gourmets Guide to New Orleans Natalie Scott Jambalaya Goose Stew Creole
1939 Gourmets Guide to New Orleans Natalie Scott Jambalaya Goose Stew Creole

Price: £39.99

A collection of old and new recipes and culinary traditions from the renowned restaurants of New Orleans.Includes recipes for beverages like a Cafe Brulot, soups such as an Oyster Puree and meats like Calf's feet Ravigote and Mallard...

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1948 Le Code de la Bonne Chere Edouard de Pomiane French Cookery Recipes
1948 Le Code de la Bonne Chere Edouard de Pomiane French Cookery Recipes

Price: £30.00

This is a French cooker book from 1948.With 700 simple recipes and various loose recipes inserted in the pages.

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1950 Gastronomic Pleasures Graham Reynolds First Edition First Printing
1950 Gastronomic Pleasures Graham Reynolds First Edition First Printing

Price: £33.99

A charming pocket-sized anthology on the delights of eating and drinking. First edition, first printing. "Ranging from Samuel Pepys to James Joyce". Illustrated throughout and featuring the original dustwrapper.

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1958 A Book of Burgundy Pierre Poupon and Pierre Forgeot Colour Plates WINE
1958 A Book of Burgundy Pierre Poupon and Pierre Forgeot Colour Plates WINE

Price: £44.99

A smart copy of this study of the making of Burgundy wine. Illustrated throughout with numerous coloured plates by Denis Mathews. Translated from the French by Siriol Hugh-Jones. With an introduction by Andre L. Simon.

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1965 La Cuisine Est Un Jeu Michel Oliver First English Edition French Bi Lingual
1965 La Cuisine Est Un Jeu Michel Oliver First English Edition French Bi Lingual

Price: £140.00

This is a charming cookery book intended for use with children.The first english edition with text in English as well as the original French.Illustrated throughout with colourful child-like drawings.

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1987-1992 4Vol Good Housekeeping Collected Volumes Home Front Braithwaite
1987-1992 4Vol Good Housekeeping Collected Volumes Home Front Braithwaite

Price: £35.00

A four volume set of publications by Good Housekeeping.Titles include:The Christmas Book: The Best of Good Housekeeping at Christmas 1922-1962The Home Front: The Best of Good Housekeeping 1939-1945Childhood Memoirs: Growing up with...

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c1820 Cookery Made Easy Domestic Housekeeping
c1820 Cookery Made Easy Domestic Housekeeping

Price: £199.99

A pocket-sized volume bound in full leather. The binding is typical of the Regency era. This volume lacks the title page, however it seems to be Cookery Made Easy by Michael Willis, several editions of which were published...

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c1827 The New London Cookery and Complete Domestic Guide Esther Copley Uncommon
c1827 The New London Cookery and Complete Domestic Guide Esther Copley Uncommon

Price: £120.00

An uncommon copy of this cookery book 'By a Lady' (Esther Copley). Needing a rebind as so often with a cookery book that was useful enough to be actually used.This detailed cook book provides culinary basics, as well as describes 'the...

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c1869 Book of Household Management Illustrated I Beeton Sanitary Legal 125th
c1869 Book of Household Management Illustrated I Beeton Sanitary Legal 125th

Price: £89.99

A detailed collection of Mrs. Beeton's advice for the best management of a home.Includes a history of all things connected with home life and comfort, along with chapters on the management of children and a legal memoranda...

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c1879 Warne's Model Cookery Household Management Mary Jewry
c1879 Warne's Model Cookery Household Management Mary Jewry

Price: £85.00

An illustrated collection of advice for cookery and household management.This collection was produced by Frederick Warne & Co and revised several times. This edition includes several original illustrations published in colour....

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c1880 Beeton Book of Household Management Colour Plates Cookery New Edition
c1880 Beeton Book of Household Management Colour Plates Cookery New Edition

Price: £75.00

A late Victorian copy of Mrs Beeton's classic cookery and household book. New edition, revised and corrected.Four hundred and thirty-fifth thousand.Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management was a guide to all aspects of running...

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c1900 Suitable Goods for Hot Plates Muffins Crumpets Scones H Gribbin
c1900 Suitable Goods for Hot Plates Muffins Crumpets Scones H Gribbin

Price: £44.99

A collection of recipes for use with hot plates, including muffins, crumpets, and scones. Illustrated with vignettes in the text. With advertisements to the front and rear pastedowns.

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c1903 All About Cookery by Mrs Beeton with Illustrations
c1903 All About Cookery by Mrs Beeton with Illustrations

Price: £145.00

A popular cookery book by Mrs. Beeton.One of Beeton's "All About It" Books.With numerous black and white and coloured illustrations.

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c1910 Ices and How To Make Them A Popular Treatise Charles Herman Senn
c1910 Ices and How To Make Them A Popular Treatise Charles Herman Senn

Price: £79.99

A collection of recipes for ice-cream, sorbets and other chilled desserts.Third edition, revised and enlarged. With many illustrations in the text.

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c1915 Silverware Catalogue Spoon and Fork Department Scarce Illustrated
c1915 Silverware Catalogue Spoon and Fork Department Scarce Illustrated

Price: £79.99

A catalogue of Edwardian cutlery and silverware.Illustrated throughout with many engraved illustrations in the text.Missing several pages.

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c1915 Spoon and Fork Department Silverware Catalogue Scarce Illustrated
c1915 Spoon and Fork Department Silverware Catalogue Scarce Illustrated

Price: £54.99

A catalogue of Edwardian cutlery and silverware.Illustrated throughout with many engraved illustrations in the text.Missing several pages (see pagination).

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c1920 All About Gateaux and Dessert Cakes by H G Harris and S P Borella
c1920 All About Gateaux and Dessert Cakes by H G Harris and S P Borella

Price: £89.99

A cookery book focusing on gateaux and dessert cakes, by H. G. Harris and S. P. Borella.Authors of "All About Confectionery Series" of Handbooks.With illustrations.Pretty reasonable

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c1920 Light Fare Recipes for Corn Flour Raisley and Custard Powder Cookery
c1920 Light Fare Recipes for Corn Flour Raisley and Custard Powder Cookery

Price: £27.00

A cookery book released by Corn Flour Manufacturers Brown & Polson Limited.With a general index.With equivalent weights and measures to the rear of the volume.

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c1950 Pastries: Present and Future Second Edition Nirvana
c1950 Pastries: Present and Future Second Edition Nirvana

Price: £29.00

An illustrated second edition of this text on pastry-making and cookery.This edition features one hundred photographs and illustrations. This book features many recipes both for pastry dishes and the pastry itself. Published...

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c1959 2vols A pair of Cookery Books About Cakes Published by Maclaren
c1959 2vols A pair of Cookery Books About Cakes Published by Maclaren

Price: £125.00

Two cookery books on baking published by Maclaren & Sons, Ltd.The set consists of Decorated Cakes and Confectionery by Nirvana and Fancies, Small Cakes, and Chocolate Goods by T. E. Thompson.With numerous illustrations and photographs....

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c1960 Up-to-Date Confectionary A R Daniel Second Edition Baking Illustrated
c1960 Up-to-Date Confectionary A R Daniel Second Edition Baking Illustrated

Price: £29.99

A practical guide to baking and the making of confectionary from Albert R. Daniel.Second edition, revised. Illustrated with numerous plates throughout.

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