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1615 Countrey Contenments In Two Bookes
1615 Countrey Contenments In Two Bookes

Price: £4,500.00

The very scarce first edition of Gervase Markham's seventeenth century household guide. Being Markham's best-known work, 'The English Huswife' section contains the fist published recipe for Banbury Cake. ...

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1660 The Accomplisht Cook Or The Art and Mystery of Cookery Wherein the Whole Art
1660 The Accomplisht Cook Or The Art and Mystery of Cookery Wherein the Whole Art

Price: £3,000.00

A very scarce first edition copy of this seventeenth century household manual. This work was the first to group recipes logically into sections and made early use of the potato and turkey which had been imported to Europe...

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1696 The Queens Closet Opened Being Incomparable Secrets in Physick
1696 The Queens Closet Opened Being Incomparable Secrets in Physick

Price: £1,800.00

The tenth edition of this very scarce, anonymously written work regarding the customs and kitchens of the old aristocracy. This work was first published during Cromwell's Commonwealth With...

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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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1736 Dictionarium Domesticum, Being a New and Compleat Household Dictionary
1736 Dictionarium Domesticum, Being a New and Compleat Household Dictionary

Price: £3,750.00

A lovely copy of this very scarce, first edition important domestic reference work from the eighteenth century. Noted for including a recipe for fried chicken among brewing instructions, this is a very scarce insight...

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1755 The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy
1755 The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy

Price: £1,300.00

The fifth edition of this important cookery work 'The Art of Cookery', signed by the author, Hannah Glasse, to prevent the publication of unauthorised editions. The fifth edition of this work....

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1758 The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy
1758 The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy

Price: £1,200.00

Extremely scarce in the original binding, this is the sought after sixth edition of Hannah Glasse's 'The Art of Cookery', this edition is important as it was the first that mentioned 'Hamburgh sausages' that is Hamburgers,...

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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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1770 The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy
1770 The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy

Price: £750.00

A nicely rebacked copy of Hannah Glasse's important bestselling historical cook book, 'The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy'. This work is an octavo. A facsimile of the author’s signature...

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1777 The House-keeper's Pocket-Book, and Compleat Family Cook
1777 The House-keeper's Pocket-Book, and Compleat Family Cook

Price: £900.00

The ninth edition of this uncommon cookery book for housekeepers in the eighteenth century, writing by Sarah Harrison. Last seen at auction in 2008. The ninth edition of this work. An uncommon...

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1777 The Lady's Assistant For Regulating and Supplying Her Table
1777 The Lady's Assistant For Regulating and Supplying Her Table

Price: £960.00

A very rare and complete third edition of Charlotte Mason's popular work on housewifery, proving many recipes, and advice on how to run a household. The third edition of this work. ESTC citation...

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1809 The Imperial and Royal Cook
1809 The Imperial and Royal Cook

Price: £340.00

The first edition of Frederic Nutt's popular cookery work, containing numerous recipes, intended for use in opulent occasions. Illustrated with a frontispiece. The first edition of this work....

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1810 The Family Cookery, Combining Elegance and Economy: With various Receipts
1810 The Family Cookery, Combining Elegance and Economy: With various Receipts

Price: £2,200.00

A very scarce cookery book from the early nineteenth century. Being the first and only edition of this pocket sized work, which looks at a variety of cooking techniques including the management of poultry and bees. ...

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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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1813 Domestic Management; or, the Healthful Cookery-Book
1813 Domestic Management; or, the Healthful Cookery-Book

Price: £1,150.00

Unheard of in the original boards, a second edition of this uncommon cookery book and treatise on diet and health, written by the writer and translator Annabella Plumtree. Illustrated with a frontispiece. ...

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1814 The Family Friend, and Young Woman's Companion; or Housekeeper's Instructor
1814 The Family Friend, and Young Woman's Companion; or Housekeeper's Instructor

Price: £1,800.00

A beautifully bound copy of this very scarce household compendium. With numerous useful nineteenth century recipes in a variety of branches of cookery. A second edition copy of this work. The...

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1823 The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary
1823 The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary

Price: £140.00

The first edition of this compendious household guide from the nineteenth century. With information on baking, brewing, carving, the economy of bees, poultry and more. With a frontispiece of...

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1830 Modern Domestic Cookery; and Useful Receipt Book
1830 Modern Domestic Cookery; and Useful Receipt Book

Price: £260.00

The seventh edition of this illustrated work advising on housekeeping ang cookery, written by Elizabeth Hammond. The seventh edition of this work. 'Modern Domestic Cookery' is a useful cookery...

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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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1831 Modern Practical Cookery, Pastry, Confectionery, Pickling, and Preserving
1831 Modern Practical Cookery, Pastry, Confectionery, Pickling, and Preserving

Price: £180.00

An excellent copy of this attentive work from Mrs Nourse, a teacher of the arts of cookery. 'Modern Practical Cookery' collects a great variety of recipes, all written with simplicity and economy...

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1835 The Cook's Guide, Being an Extensive Collection of Receipts for Plain Cookery
1835 The Cook's Guide, Being an Extensive Collection of Receipts for Plain Cookery

Price: £450.00

Vanishingly scarce in the original wraps, this fourth edition of this anonymously written cookery book from the mid nineteenth century, intended to be used by the middle classes, illustrated with a few in-text engravings. ...

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1835 The New London Cookery Adapted to the Use of Private Families
1835 The New London Cookery Adapted to the Use of Private Families

Price: £160.00

Rare in any edition and here in the original boards is an eighth edition of this anonymously written cookery work offering a wide range of recipes, with a special focus on meat recipes. The...

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1835 The Practice of Cookery, Adapted to the Business of Every Day Life
1835 The Practice of Cookery, Adapted to the Business of Every Day Life

Price: £120.00

The fifth edition of Mrs Dalgairns' interesting work looking at popular Scottish recipes from the later Georgian era. The fifth edition of this work. This work is an octavo. The signatures...

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1836 The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy
1836 The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy

Price: £800.00

A very scarce edition of Orlando Hodgson's publication of Hannah Glasse's important cookery book, 'The Art of Cookery'. Vanishingly scarce in the original wraps. A very scarce copy of this...

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1838 2vol Physiologie du Gout Gastronomie Jean Brillat-Savarin French
1838 2vol Physiologie du Gout Gastronomie Jean Brillat-Savarin French

Price: £160.00

The fifth edition of Jean Brillat-Savarin's important work on gastronomy, here complete in two volumes. Complete in two volumes. In the original French. The fifth edition of this work. 'Physiologie...

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1838 The New Family Cook, or, The Housekeepers' Guide
1838 The New Family Cook, or, The Housekeepers' Guide

Price: £450.00

A vanishingly scarce cookery work not on Copac, written anonymously, looking in detail at the cookery of meat and fish. A very scarce work. A comprehensive cookery work, looking in depth into...

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1840 The Housekeeper's Instructor; or, Universal Family Cook
1840 The Housekeeper's Instructor; or, Universal Family Cook

Price: £140.00

A pleasing copy of the twentieth edition of this comprehensive housekeeping guide from the nineteenth century. Illustrated, with several bright plates. This edition has been heavily revised...

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1842 The Complete Art of Cookery, Exhibited in a Plain and Easy Manner
1842 The Complete Art of Cookery, Exhibited in a Plain and Easy Manner

Price: £900.00

A scarce nineteenth century edition of Hannah Glasse's influential and immensely popular 'The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy'. Here illustrated with a frontispiece and in-text illustrations. ...

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1843 A New System of Domestic Cookery
1843 A New System of Domestic Cookery

Price: £37.00

An updated compendium of receipts and advice for cooks, housekeepers and ladies of the day. 'Domestic Cookery', written to be a treasure of information for those just starting out in life, be...

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1843 A New System of Domestic Cookery; Formed Upon Principles of Economy
1843 A New System of Domestic Cookery; Formed Upon Principles of Economy

Price: £210.00

A nicely illustrated copy of Maria Eliza Rundell's famous cookery book, a bestseller throughout the nineteenth century, which provided recipes, as well as advice on how to run a home. Illustrated...

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1843 The Complete Art of Cookery, Exhibited in a Plain and Easy Manner
1843 The Complete Art of Cookery, Exhibited in a Plain and Easy Manner

Price: £975.00

An 1843 edition of Hannah Glasse's popular cookery work, 'The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy', illustrated here with a frontispiece and numerous in-text illustrations. With a half-title....

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1847 A New System of Domestic Cookery
1847 A New System of Domestic Cookery

Price: £280.00

A nicely rebound copy of Maria Rundell's popular and influential cookery work, here edited by E. Birch. Illustrated throughout. Rebound in a quarter calf binding. This work was written for...

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1848 The Complete Economical Cook, and Frugal Housewife
1848 The Complete Economical Cook, and Frugal Housewife

Price: £300.00

An uncommon sixteenth edition of Mary Holland's popular cookery work, providing recipes, as well as offering advice on diets and health. An uncommon sixteenth edition. Illustrated with a frontispiece,...

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1849 The Professed Cook
1849 The Professed Cook

Price: £440.00

A smartly rebound third edition of Robert Reynolds' cookery work, with hundreds of recipes on a variety of food. Illustrated with a frontispiece. The third edition of this work. A concise work...

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1850 A New System of Domestic Cookery
1850 A New System of Domestic Cookery

Price: £70.00

A nicely illustrated edition of Maria Rundell's popular and influential cookery work. This work was written for the author's daughters, advising them on the arrangement of their table, proper...

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1850 The Modern Housewife or Menagere
1850 The Modern Housewife or Menagere

Price: £120.00

Alexis Soyer's extensive cookery work, providing recipes for a wide variety of food and dishes. A work containing nearly one thousand recipes, on a variety of food, including looking into foods...

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1851 The Modern Housewife or Menagere
1851 The Modern Housewife or Menagere

Price: £70.00

Alexis Soyer's influential cookery work that offers recipes for all varieties of food, illustrated throughout. A work containing nearly one thousand recipes, on a variety of food, including...

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1853 The Standard Cook Containing Upwards of Seven Hundred Receipts
1853 The Standard Cook Containing Upwards of Seven Hundred Receipts

Price: £440.00

A very scarce third edition of Robert Reynolds' concise and extensive cookery work, including recipes on confectionary. Illustrated with a frontispiece. A very scarce work. The third edition...

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1854 Modern Household Cookery: a New Work for Private Families
1854 Modern Household Cookery: a New Work for Private Families

Price: £110.00

An uncommon cookery work looking in depth into various essential recipes, illustrated with eight plates. An uncommon work. This work is an extensive guide to all areas of cookery, offering...

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1856 The Wife's Own Book of Cookery
1856 The Wife's Own Book of Cookery

Price: £120.00

A nice copy of Frederick Bishop's useful cookery work of recipes and advice on many aspects of running a household, illustrated throughout, including with a folding plate. The first register...

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1857 The Domestic Dictionary: Comprising Everything Pertaining to Cookery
1857 The Domestic Dictionary: Comprising Everything Pertaining to Cookery

Price: £110.00

A scarce dictionary of cookery terms and recipes and medical terms with treatments, written by Gibbons Merle and John Reitch. A scarce work. An extensive dictionary, documenting many useful...

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1859 Beeton's Dictionary of Universal Information
1859 Beeton's Dictionary of Universal Information

Price: £120.00

A two volume set of Victorian reference uniformly bound in a handsome half calf binding. Complete in two volumes. Bound in a uniform half calf binding, with cloth covered board. A comprehensive...

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1860 Mrs Rundell's Domestic Cookery
1860 Mrs Rundell's Domestic Cookery

Price: £45.00

An updated compendium of receipts and advice for cooks, housekeepers and ladies of the day. 'Domestic Cookery', written to be a treasure of information for those just starting out in life, be...

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1861 A Lady's Guide
1861 A Lady's Guide

Price: £150.00

The first edition of this guide to the management of ones household, written by 'A Lady' for ladies. This title would have made a most encouraging read to young mistresses of the time. Anonymously...

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1866 The American Family Receipt Book
1866 The American Family Receipt Book

Price: £175.00

An uncommon copy of this American cookery work, which contains a variety of recipes that had not been previously printed in England Reprinted from the American edition. This work offers an...

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1867 Domestic Cookery for the Use of Private Families
1867 Domestic Cookery for the Use of Private Families

Price: £30.00

An updated compendium of receipts and advice for cooks, housekeepers and ladies of the day. 'Domestic Cookery', written to be a treasure of information for those just starting out in life, be...

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1868 Warne's Model Cookery and Housekeeping Book Mary Jewry Illustrated Recipes
1868 Warne's Model Cookery and Housekeeping Book Mary Jewry Illustrated Recipes

Price: £145.00

A interesting volume exploring the art of cooking and housekeeping, dating from the latter half of the nineteenth century. The work itself can best be summarised in the volumes preface which...

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1870 The New Cookery Book a Complete Manual of English and Foreign Cookery
1870 The New Cookery Book a Complete Manual of English and Foreign Cookery

Price: £125.00

The sixth edition of Anne Bowman's comprehensive and extensive cookery work, discussing all aspects of cookery, illustrated with colour plates. The sixth edition of this work. An extensive...

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1871 The Household Cookery-Book Practical and Elementary Methods
1871 The Household Cookery-Book Practical and Elementary Methods

Price: £1,800.00

A signed, first edition very scarce work by the well known French chef, Urbain Dubois, former chef of William of Prussia. Urbain Dubois' 'The Household Cookery-Book Practical and Elementary...

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1873 Facts and Hints for Every-Day Life A Book for the Household
1873 Facts and Hints for Every-Day Life A Book for the Household

Price: £110.00

A comprehensive guide to household living from the late nineteenth century. In a bright

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1877 Puddings and Sweets being Three Hundred and Sixty-Five Receipts
1877 Puddings and Sweets being Three Hundred and Sixty-Five Receipts

Price: £150.00

A delightful book of enough puddings to try a new one every day for a year. Lucy Jones' charming book collects a new pudding for every day of the year, featuring traditional deserts alongside...

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1879 A Year's Cookery Giving Dishes for Breakfast, Luncheon, and Dinner
1879 A Year's Cookery Giving Dishes for Breakfast, Luncheon, and Dinner

Price: £34.00

A collection of menus and recipe for every day of the year. This work of practical instructions for the preparation of meals for every day of the year is written by Phillis Brown, also known...

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1879 The Englishwoman's Cookery Book
1879 The Englishwoman's Cookery Book

Price: £55.00

A pleasing copy of this charming collection of Mrs Beeton's practical recipes to assist both Mistresses and Maids. This collection of recipes taken from Mrs Beeton's 'Book of Household Management'...

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1879 The Official Handbook for the National Training School for Cookery
1879 The Official Handbook for the National Training School for Cookery

Price: £49.00

A scarce, second edition handbook for the National Training School for Cookery, as would have been used by the students of the time. This comprehensive recipe book was compiled for students...

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1879 Warne's Model Cookery with Complete Instructions in Household Management
1879 Warne's Model Cookery with Complete Instructions in Household Management

Price: £140.00

A new edition of this impressive guide to cookery and housekeeping, expanded to include over two thousand eight hundred recipes. This expansive compendium for cooks and housekeepers is further...

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1879 Warne's Model Housekeeper: A Manual of Domestic Economy in all its Branches
1879 Warne's Model Housekeeper: A Manual of Domestic Economy in all its Branches

Price: £70.00

An expansive collection of information successful housekeepers of the day need know. This comprehensive guide for housekeepers of the late nineteenth century collates a wealth of information...

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1880 Breakfasts and Luncheons at Home
1880 Breakfasts and Luncheons at Home

Price: £60.00

An early edition of this enthusiastic collection of breakfast and luncheon recipes. "He that would eat a good dinner, let him eat a good breakfast." With such a proverb as this on...

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1880 Lessons on Cookery
1880 Lessons on Cookery

Price: £220.00

A very scarce cookery work, being a collection of essential recipes and tips for the use of teachers and housewives in the late nineteenth century. A very scarce work. A concise reference work...

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1880 Miss Parloa's New Cook Book and Marketing Guide
1880 Miss Parloa's New Cook Book and Marketing Guide

Price: £69.00

The first edition of Maria Parloa's cookery book looking at all aspects of food, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. An educational work presenting numerous essential and...

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1880 The Cook's Oracle Containing Receipts For Plain Cookery
1880 The Cook's Oracle Containing Receipts For Plain Cookery

Price: £120.00

A revised edition of William Kitchiner's popular and influential cookery work, which contains one of the earliest references to crisps. A new and revised edition of this work. A cookery work...

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1881 Cassell's Household Guide to Every Department of Practical Life
1881 Cassell's Household Guide to Every Department of Practical Life

Price: £240.00

A four volume collection of useful household information from making aquariums to pie recipes. 'Cassell's Household Guide' offers up a wealth of practical information, designed to be a well-used...

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1881 Dainty Dishes for Indian Tables
1881 Dainty Dishes for Indian Tables

Price: £195.00

This recipe book full of 'good, wholesome food, daintily prepared' would have been gratefully received by the English inhabitants of nineteenth century India. In the author's preface to this...

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1883 American Dishes and How to Cook Them
1883 American Dishes and How to Cook Them

Price: £45.00

A very scarce first edition of this anonymously written collection of American Recipes. The first edition of this work. A very scarce work. A collection of classic American recipes from the...

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1884 The Cook's Guide and Housekeeper's and Butler's Assistant
1884 The Cook's Guide and Housekeeper's and Butler's Assistant

Price: £105.00

An excellent and bright copy of this work for cooks, housekeepers and butlers from Charles Francatelli, a former chief cook of Queen Victoria This expansive guide from Charles Elme Francatelli,...

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1885 366 Menus. Each Consisting of a Soup, a Savoury Course
1885 366 Menus. Each Consisting of a Soup, a Savoury Course

Price: £650.00

A very scarce second edition of this interesting and very early vegetarian recipe book, with a collection of menus for each day of the year. Written by Chandos Leigh Hunt Wallace.A very scarce work. The second edition of this work. A...

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1886 Handbook of Practical Cookery
1886 Handbook of Practical Cookery

Price: £55.00

An enlarged edition of Matilda Lees Dods' cookery work, with this new edition focussing more on sweet treats, and food for the sick room. Illustrated throughout. A new and enlarged edition of...

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1886 Sylvia's Family Management A Book of Thrift and Cottage Economy
1886 Sylvia's Family Management A Book of Thrift and Cottage Economy

Price: £79.00

An essential work of home economy full of practical and thrifty advice. With economy and thriftiness at its core, this work offers advice for managing home and family alongside wholesome recipes,...

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1887 Beeton's All About Cookery
1887 Beeton's All About Cookery

Price: £40.00

An uncommon edition updating the first in the series of the late Mrs Beeton's practical manuals. This expansive dictionary of cookery collects Mrs Beeton's recipe in an accessible and comprehensive...

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1887 Everybody's Pudding Book; or, Puddings, Tarts, Ect.,
1887 Everybody's Pudding Book; or, Puddings, Tarts, Ect.,

Price: £85.00

A scarce collection of pudding recipes by the noted journalist and women's rights activist Georgiana Hill. A scarce work. A collection of recipes of many puddings, tarts, and all types of desserts....

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1887 Practical Dinners. With Plain Directions For Their Preparation
1887 Practical Dinners. With Plain Directions For Their Preparation

Price: £195.00

A very scarce second edition of Victor Chevalley De Rivaz's cookery work that offers recipes for each month and season of the year. A very scarce work. The second edition of this work. The...

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1887 Spons' Household Manual
1887 Spons' Household Manual

Price: £220.00

A first edition treasury of guidance for the English housewives of the day. This expansive reference book, which 'no housewife can afford to be without', collects a vast wealth of knowledge...

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1887 The Modern Cuisine and Book of Household Receipts
1887 The Modern Cuisine and Book of Household Receipts

Price: £375.00

A very scarce signed copy of Nina Bingham's collection of recipes and bills of fare for families and households. A very scare work. Signed by the author to the half-title, 'N. Y. Carlisle,...

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1888 Cookery and Housekeeping A Manual of Domestic Economy
1888 Cookery and Housekeeping A Manual of Domestic Economy

Price: £50.00

A charming book of advice and recipes for cooks and housekeepers. This guide to both cookery and housekeeping incorporates advice for economical practices, recipes for 'fastidious palates',...

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1889 From Kitchen to Garret Hints for Young Households J. E. Panton Illustrated Scarce
1889 From Kitchen to Garret Hints for Young Households J. E. Panton Illustrated Scarce

Price: £120.00

An early edition of this fascinating book on Victorian household advice, illustrated throughout. 'From Kitchen to Garret' is an interesting insight into Victorian households, offering extensive...

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1889 Luxurious Modern Cookery
1889 Luxurious Modern Cookery

Price: £210.00

A very scarce collection of recipes for use in the household, being luxurious yet also easy to master recipes. A very scarce work. A concise collection of recipes, essential for any kitchen....

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1889 Warne's Every-Day Cookery containing One Thousand and Nine Hundred Receipts
1889 Warne's Every-Day Cookery containing One Thousand and Nine Hundred Receipts

Price: £58.00

A collection of nineteen hundred recipes written in full detail for inexperienced cooks. This compendium of recipes compiled and edited by Mary Jewry were designed for cooks and housekeepers...

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1890 All About Cookery A Collection of Practical Recipes
1890 All About Cookery A Collection of Practical Recipes

Price: £95.00

A smart collection of recipes from the famed Mrs Beeton series of the nineteenth century. With colour illustrated front endpapers depicting several of the treats that can be made using the...

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1890 Domestic Cookery for the Use of Private Families
1890 Domestic Cookery for the Use of Private Families

Price: £55.00

An updated compendium of receipts and advice for cooks, housekeepers and ladies of the day. 'Domestic Cookery', written to be a treasure of information for those just starting out in life, be...

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1890 Domestic Cookery for the Use of Private Families
1890 Domestic Cookery for the Use of Private Families

Price: £35.00

An updated compendium of receipts and advice for cooks, housekeepers and ladies of the day. 'Domestic Cookery', written to be a treasure of information for those just starting out in life, be...

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1890 Fruits, and How to Use Them. A Practical Manual for Housekeepers
1890 Fruits, and How to Use Them. A Practical Manual for Housekeepers

Price: £89.00

An exceptionally well preserved copy of this uncommon first edition of Hester Poole's important guide to the cooking and preservation of fruits. The first edition of this work. An uncommon...

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1890 High-Class Cookery Recipes New High-Class Cookery
1890 High-Class Cookery Recipes New High-Class Cookery

Price: £95.00

A first and third edition of Edith Clarke's cookery works, written as instruction for the National Training School of Cookery. In two volumes. These cookery works contain a multitude of recipes...

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1890 Mrs Beeton's Everyday Cookery and Housekeeping Book New Edition Illustrated
1890 Mrs Beeton's Everyday Cookery and Housekeeping Book New Edition Illustrated

Price: £120.00

A charming new edition, revised and 'greatly enlarged' copy of 'Mrs Beeton's Everyday Cookery and Housekeeping Book', copiously illustrated throughout. Collated, incomplete. Lacking pages xxxiii...

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1890 Wrinkles and Notions for Every Household
1890 Wrinkles and Notions for Every Household

Price: £70.00

A charming compilation of advice and information that every household of the day would have found useful. 'Wrinkles and Notions for Every Household' is a quaint and curious guide designed to...

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1892 The Book of Household Management Isabella Beeton New Ed Illus Folding Plate
1892 The Book of Household Management Isabella Beeton New Ed Illus Folding Plate

Price: £330.00

An unusually well preserved copy of Mrs Isabella Beeton's famous work of household management, this being a new and greatly revised edition. Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management was first...

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1893 Anglo-Indian and Oriental Cookery
1893 Anglo-Indian and Oriental Cookery

Price: £240.00

A very scarce work. A collection of historic Anglo-Indian and Oriental cooking recipes,. The aim of the author was to show the people of England the culinary art of the East, at the time when the British...

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1893 Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine
1893 Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine

Price: £40.00

The second edition of William Hazlitt's interesting history of food and eating, with many old recipes. The second edition of this work. A fascinating history of food and the habit of eating,...

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1893 Our Daily Fare and How to Provide it
1893 Our Daily Fare and How to Provide it

Price: £120.00

A very scarce work, consisting of a variety of menus for different families throughout the year, showing a great variety of bills of fare. A very scarce work. A collection of menus laid out,...

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1893 Our Viands Whence The Come and How They Are Cooked
1893 Our Viands Whence The Come and How They Are Cooked

Price: £80.00

A very scarce copy of Anne Walbank Buckland's interesting history of food and the habits of people with food. A very scarce work. A cookery work that discusses a wide variety of foods, such...

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1893 Tinned Foods and How to Use Them Containing Menus For All Meals
1893 Tinned Foods and How to Use Them Containing Menus For All Meals

Price: £130.00

A very scarce work on the subject of cooking with tinned foods, illustrated throughout. A very scarce work. A charming work discussing cooking with tinned foods. The author states in the preface...

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1895 The Book of Household Management Comprising Information
1895 The Book of Household Management Comprising Information

Price: £245.00

An excellent copy of Mrs Beeton's influential cookery book, including recipes for a wide variety of food. Illustrated with colour plates. A new revised, corrected, and enlarged edition of this...

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1896 Isobel's Home Cookery
1896 Isobel's Home Cookery

Price: £350.00

The first edition of the collected 1896 issues of the popular housekeeping periodical 'Isobel's Home Cookery'. The first edition of this work, being the first edition in book form. Complete...

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1897 Mrs Beeton's Family Cookery and Housekeeping Book
1897 Mrs Beeton's Family Cookery and Housekeeping Book

Price: £550.00

An uncommon edition of this successor to Mrs Beeton's famed Household Management, featuring beautiful coloured plates. From the legacy of Mrs Beeton comes this uncommon edition of 'Family Cookery',...

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1898 The Confectioners' Hand-Book Tradesman Handbook Weights and Measures
1898 The Confectioners' Hand-Book Tradesman Handbook Weights and Measures

Price: £210.00

An uncommon tradesman manual for the late 19th century.Containing useful information for the confectionery trade including trade events, weights and measures, market days, duties and advertisements.

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1898 Things A Lady Would Like To Know
1898 Things A Lady Would Like To Know

Price: £175.00

An excellent copy of this guide to domestic management, written to aid English homes to become all that they should be. Henry Southgate's 'Things A Lady Would Like To Know' is a historically...

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1899 Dainty Meals For Small Households
1899 Dainty Meals For Small Households

Price: £70.00

A very scarce work. The first edition of this work. This work offers practical hints and carefully tired recipes, intending to be of use to small or moderate households. The author states that other recipe...

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1899 French Cookery for Ladies
1899 French Cookery for Ladies

Price: £240.00

A superior copy of this collection of thirty-six lectures on French cookery, imparting Madame Lebour-Fawssett's experiences in the art to eager English ladies. This informative and encouraging...

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1899 Savoury Dishes
1899 Savoury Dishes

Price: £115.00

A very scarce first edition of Florence Hope-Bell's collection of almost three hundred savoury recipes. The first edition of this work. A very scarce work. A collection of almost three-hundred...

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1899 Savoury Dishes Receipts collected by Florence Hope-Bell
1899 Savoury Dishes Receipts collected by Florence Hope-Bell

Price: £90.00

An endearing and scarce first edition copy of Florence Hope-Bell's collected receipts, originally sold to benefit the St John's Rectory Fund of Dumfries. This collection of receipts, gathered...

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1900 The Premier Cookery Book a Manual of Practical Household Cookery
1900 The Premier Cookery Book a Manual of Practical Household Cookery

Price: £85.00

A very scarce first edition of this practical manual for premier household cookery, written by E. Duret. The first edition of this work. A very scarce work. This work is a practical manual...

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1901 Easy Dinner Arranged for Young Housekeepers
1901 Easy Dinner Arranged for Young Housekeepers

Price: £95.00

A charming book laying out a year long menu to aid young or inexperienced housekeepers. Listing meals suitable for a year and incorporating seasonal suitability, this work of Lady Elizabeth...

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1901 Katharine Mellish's Cookery and Domestic Management
1901 Katharine Mellish's Cookery and Domestic Management

Price: £180.00

A very smart cookery work by Katharine Mellish, profusely illustrated with colour plates and numerous in-text illustrations. Complete in two volumes. A practical work on cookery. The author...

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1902 A La Mode Cookery
1902 A La Mode Cookery

Price: £48.00

A beautifully illustrated collection of recipes, serving cookery as fine art. 'Sir, I brave eat of it and shall be happy to do so again.' Dr. Johnson This apt quote adorns the title page of...

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1902 Modern French and English Cookery For Private Families
1902 Modern French and English Cookery For Private Families

Price: £240.00

A very scarce copy of A. Bautte's vast collection of French and English recipes, illustrated throughout. A very scarce work. With a Sotheran stamp to the verso to the front endpaper, though...

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1904 Pearson's Home Management
1904 Pearson's Home Management

Price: £220.00

An expansive work of advice and recipes to aid in the management of homes of the day. Gathering together a wealth of knowledge from experts in the fields of home economy and management, this...

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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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1904 The History of Bread From Pre-Historic to Modern Times
1904 The History of Bread From Pre-Historic to Modern Times

Price: £125.00

The first edition of John Ashton's interesting history looking in detail at the history of bread, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. An extensive and fascinating look at...

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1907 - 1909 4vol The Modern Baker Confectioner and Caterer John Kirkland Illus Colour Plates
1907 - 1909 4vol The Modern Baker Confectioner and Caterer John Kirkland Illus Colour Plates

Price: £220.00

A decoratively bound four volume set on Edwardian baking tips and instructions, with illustrations throughout, looking at bread, main meals, and confectioneries. Incomplete, being volumes two,...

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1907 The Modern Baker Confectioner Caterer Vol I Kirkland Very Scarce First Edition Illustrated
1907 The Modern Baker Confectioner Caterer Vol I Kirkland Very Scarce First Edition Illustrated

Price: £125.00

A very scarce first edition copy of this fascinating practical and scientific guide to baking and 'allied trades'. In unusually good

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1908 The Household Gas Cookery Book With Numerous Recipes
1908 The Household Gas Cookery Book With Numerous Recipes

Price: £30.00

An uncommon work. An interesting work advising on how to cook on a gas stove, written at a time when the popularity of gas stoves rose in popularity. Written by Helen Edden and N. Moser. Prior owner's...

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1909 Mrs Beeton's Every-Day Cookery New Edition
1909 Mrs Beeton's Every-Day Cookery New Edition

Price: £75.00

A new edition of Mrs Beeton's tried and tested collection of recipes and household management tips. With 80,000 square inches of wisdom, 'Mrs Beeton's Every-Day Cookery' is an expansive guide...

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1910 Cookery Up-to-Date a Practical Handbook of What to Eat
1910 Cookery Up-to-Date a Practical Handbook of What to Eat

Price: £38.00

A revised edition of May Little's collection of essential recipes for any kitchen, continuing over six hundred in total. A new, revised edition of this work. A concise and useful cookery work,...

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1916 Isobel's Home Cookery
1916 Isobel's Home Cookery

Price: £120.00

A scarce collection of the 1916 issues of 'Isobel's Home Cookery', containing a variety of recipes that were used during the First World War. A scarce work. Held in a cloth slipcase, in a fine...

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1922 Handy Guide for Pork Butchers, Butchers, Bacon Curers, Sausage and Brawn
1922 Handy Guide for Pork Butchers, Butchers, Bacon Curers, Sausage and Brawn

Price: £125.00

A very scarce fourth edition of Thomas Finney's useful guide for butchers, looking at meat and its different cuts, illustrated throughout. A very scarce work. The fourth edition of this work....

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1922 The White House Cook Book
1922 The White House Cook Book

Price: £60.00

A compendium of recipes co-written by famed caterer Hugo Ziemann alongside information on the conduct of the White House's hospitality. This comprehensive collection of tried and tested recipes,...

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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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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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1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book
1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book

Price: £1,950.00

An exceptional and very smart, first edition copy of the iconic 1930's collection of drinks recipes, 'The Savoy Cocktail Book'. With the boards unusually bright, with only a small amount of...

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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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1935 The Ideal Cookery Book
1935 The Ideal Cookery Book

Price: £135.00

A nicely bound copy of M. A. Fairclough's extensive and essential cookery work, containing over three thousand recipes. Illustrated with colour plates. An extensive cookery work, offering over...

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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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1966 Arte Della Cucina Libri di Ricette Dal XIV Al Xix Secolo Emilio Faccioli
1966 Arte Della Cucina Libri di Ricette Dal XIV Al Xix Secolo Emilio Faccioli

Price: £290.00

A work on the art of Italian cuisine. In the original Italian.Complete in two volumes, with numerous illustrations throughout.Limited editions, both volumes are number 107 of 300 published.This work looks at recipes, traditions, and...

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1972 Kingsley Amis On Drink First Edition Dustwrapper Satire Illustrated
1972 Kingsley Amis On Drink First Edition Dustwrapper Satire Illustrated

Price: £65.00

The first edition of this humorous work by Kingsley Amis. Charmingly illustrated by Nicolas Bentley. This satirical work discusses all things alcoholic, giving advice on topics such as foods...

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1973 Kingsley Amis On Drink First Edition Alcohol U.S Edition
1973 Kingsley Amis On Drink First Edition Alcohol U.S Edition

Price: £110.00

A witty, informative, handbook for the amateur and professional drinker. The work looks into alcoholic literature and provides drink recipes. The first U.S edition of this work. With a publisher's...

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1973 The Subtle Alchemist A Book of Wine George Rainbird Ronald Searle
1973 The Subtle Alchemist A Book of Wine George Rainbird Ronald Searle

Price: £55.00

A guide to wine by George Rainbird and illustrated by Ronald Searle. The first edition of this work. With the bookplate of Hugo Dunn-Meynell to the front pastedown. Meynell was responsible...

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1983 Ronald Searle The Illustrated Winespeak Wicked World of Winetasting
1983 Ronald Searle The Illustrated Winespeak Wicked World of Winetasting

Price: £37.00

A collection of humorous drawings associated with wine tasting, by Ronald Searle. The rear of the work notes that 'The art of wine-tasting has its own band of remarkable poets - alas, as rare...

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1983 The Illustrated Winespeak Ronald Searle's Wicked World of Winetasting
1983 The Illustrated Winespeak Ronald Searle's Wicked World of Winetasting

Price: £30.00

A collection of humorous drawings associated with wine tasting, by Ronald Searle. The rear of the work notes that 'The art of wine-tasting has its own band of remarkable poets - alas, as rare...

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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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1992 The Grapes of Ralph
1992 The Grapes of Ralph

Price: £300.00

The first edition of Ralph Steadman's history of wine, illustrated in colour throughout. Signed and inscribed by the author, with a doodle by Steadman. The first edition of this work. Signed...

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1994 The Wine Buyer's Record Book
1994 The Wine Buyer's Record Book

Price: £190.00

A very scarce first edition of this wine record book, for use of the reader to fill out and comment on different wines they have tried. Illustrated in colour throughout. A very scarce first...

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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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c1859 2vol Beeton's Dictionary of Universal Information Folding Plates Illustrated
c1859 2vol Beeton's Dictionary of Universal Information Folding Plates Illustrated

Price: £215.00

A comprehensive and copiously illustrated Victorian dictionary of general knowledge, published and edited by Samuel Orchart Beeton. Samuel Orchart Beeton was a renowned English publisher, who...

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c1880 Hand Written Menu Notes on Watermarked Paper Ephemera Historical
c1880 Hand Written Menu Notes on Watermarked Paper Ephemera Historical

Price: £90.00

A selection of hand-written menu options.This note lists a rage of soups, fish, entrees, gross entrees and entrements. The menu list is written in a neat hand.To the rear wrap is written 'These are a few of the...

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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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c1902 The Weekly Telegraph Cookery Book: A Common-Sense Book
c1902 The Weekly Telegraph Cookery Book: A Common-Sense Book

Price: £25.00

A very scarce illustrated cookery work published by the Weekly Telegraphy. A very scarce work. An extensive cookery work containing many varying recipes, discussing different methods of cooking,...

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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 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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c1918 Cake Decoration
c1918 Cake Decoration

Price: £49.00

The fifth edition of Ernest Schulbe's popular work on cake decorating, offering design examples for cakes on different occasions. The fifth edition of this work. A very useful work on the decoration...

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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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c1930 Mrs Beeton's All-About Cookery New Edition Colour Illustrated Publisher's Advertisements
c1930 Mrs Beeton's All-About Cookery New Edition Colour Illustrated Publisher's Advertisements

Price: £40.00

A charming new edition of 'Mrs Beeton's All-About Cookery', containing two thousand 'practical recipes' and copiously illustrated throughout. Collated, complete, containing numerous monochromatic...

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c1937 Commercial Confectionary a Practical Guide for Practical Men
c1937 Commercial Confectionary a Practical Guide for Practical Men

Price: £70.00

A specimen copy of A. C. Skeats' work on confectionery, with advice on baking and recipes. Illustrated throughout, including with colour plates. A specimen copy, being a proof of volume one...

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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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