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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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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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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 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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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; 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 - 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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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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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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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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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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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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1944 Plantation Cookery of Old Louisiana
1944 Plantation Cookery of Old Louisiana

Price: £225.00

A very scarce second edition of this collection of New Orleans recipes, collected by Eleanore Ott, and illustrated by Mary Evans Isom. The second edition of this work. A very scarce work in...

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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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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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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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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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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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