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1. Frank Tilley. TEAPOTS AND TEA. The Ceramic Book Company, 1957. limited to 1000 unnumbered copies. In fine red polished cloth, gilt stamped titles. A very bright, clean copy, with FEP page toning. 10 color plates and 68 monochromatic stylistic plates of 205 examples of teapots. Royal quarto. 135 + 68 pages. $150.

2. Mrs. D.R. Barfield, ed. OUR GIRLS' COOK BOOK. Evansville, 1910. Published by the Working Girls' Association. 107 pages + several blanks at the end of the book 18 pages of those blanks with hand written recipes. In worn, used condition, pages are stained. That being said, the binding is tight. The Working Girls Association was a 19th century charitable development started to help the many girls and young women who might migrate from one state to another to find work. It was a charitable association providing shelter and security for them. In Brown, 1006.  $75.

3. Arthur Gray. THE LITTLE TEA BOOK. NY: Baker & Taylor, 1903. 100 pages. A bright, bright copy with the very scarce woven slipcase-- that is fragile condition. A collection of tea histories. Text within wide margins, frontis and tissue guard, title page in red and black. A little vanity on the subject of tea. $175.

4. Captain L. R. Holbrook and Color Sargent Patrick Dunne. HANDLING THE STRAIGHT ARMY RATION AND BAKING BREAD. A PRACTICAL MANUAL FOR ARMY COOKS, MESS STEWARDS, AND POST BAKERS, IN FIELD OR IN GARRISON AND ON THE MARCH, FOR COMPANY OFFICERS, POST TREASURERS AND MESS OFFICERS OD TROOPS ABROAD ARMY TRANSPORTS. Kansas City: Franklin Hudson Publishing Co., 1905. 18mo, 232 pages. Covering all aspects of field rations, containers & equipment and their care, quantities, bills of fare for 30 days, cooking in the Philippines, subjects treated, butchering, 24 illustrations and diagrams and, all recipes have ingredient measures to feed 50 men.

A tightly bound copy, slightly musty, blue cloth cover faded in areas. Signature of Captain W. G. Johnston 8-24-'17 on front paste down and his initials embossed on the FEP. $225.

5. A New England Mother. AUNT MARY’S NEW ENGLAND COOK BOOK, A COLLECTION OF USEFUL AND ECONOMICAL COOKING RECEIPTS, ALL OF WHICH HAVE BEEN PRACTICALLY TESTED. Boston: Lockwood, Brooks & Co., 1881. A small group of cooking and household recipes, beef stews, chowders, potatoes and northern vegetables, apples & quinces, New Hampshire Cake, Election Cake,  Gingerbread—cold weather foods.

72 pages, edge wear, tight binding, some inside stains, fep removed. $300.

6. J. George Frederick and Jean Joyce. LONG ISLAND SEAFOOD COOK BOOK. NY: The Business Bourse, Publishers, 1939. 324 pages. Lemon Fish, Oceanside; Fish Goulash, Lynbrook; Lobster-Mussel Stew, Setauket; Flounder Chowder, Bayville. Recipes with L.I. Names with many other recipes without attributed a town. A excellent dust jacket over a copy in excellent unused condition. Toned paper. $225.

7. Clarence E. Edwords. BOHEMIAN SAN FRANCISCO. S.F.: Paul Elder and Company, 1914. A guide to the restaurants and the elegant art of dining. In prose style, much is described about the history, the entrepreneurs, the location, what it is serving. Some recipes included. Definitely Bohemian,  type face, paper, 2 color inks.137 pages. With a chipped jacket. $150.

8. THE LADY’S ALMANAC FOR 1864. Boston: George Coolidge, 1863.  Small, 32mo., unused, save for gift inscription, 128  + several pages of business advertising for women's interests -sewing machines, a perfumery store in Boston, washing & wringing machines, a glove shop, a  silversmith. This 32mo book has gilt edging all around, the content is mostly on the subject of gardening, there are inspirational thoughts and some poetry, a memoranda page for each month of the year along with moon phases and sun rise and set tables and a full  page illustration of a Union soldier, 2 pages of recipes. Embossed cloth.  $75.



9. GOOD THINGS MADE SAID & DONE FOR EVERY HOME AND HOUSEHOLD. Leeds: Goodall, Backhouse & Co., 1886. Nineteenth edition. A company producing relishes, baking powder, egg powder, ginger beer powder and other household products. 104 pages + promotional advertising. Small 24 mo. Green decorated covers. Each page has a double frame with an inspirational proverb printed within. Nicely laid-out book design. $90.

10. Mrs. Charles Roundell.THE STILL-ROOM. London: The Bodley Head, 1903. A Plea for the knowledge of good Housewifery.  Many illustrations with many valuable recipes for the country kitchen and garden. Recipes for bottling, beer making, condiments and sauces, drinks, distilling and wine making. Small cloth covered boards with gilt stamped designs. $95

11. Julie Bimbach. KOCHBUCHLEIN FUR DIE PUPPENTUCHE. Munich: I. F. Schreiber, n.d. 35th printing, ca. 1920's. Bright, tight, small edge scuffs, slight bow. $250

12. Elizabeth Douglas. THE SOUP AND SAUCE BOOK. Philadelphia: David McKay, n.d. 146 pages, small 6 ¾ x 4 1/4” First book of the four of her cookery titles. Early 20th century edition, originally published in Britain. $65.

13. Dr. Ludwig Flentje. HAUS-REZEPTE. Philadelphia: von M. Dahlem, 1872. in German. recipes, receipts and formulae, cooking, medicinal, household, garden. 1st printing. 288 pages. blind stamped, gilt title, slightly cocked. Flentje also wrote books on the subject of Wine. in NYPL. not in Bitting or Brown. $250.

14. Nina Nikolaevna Selivanova. DINING AND WINING IN OLD RUSSIA. NY:  E.P. Dutton & Co., 1933. First edition.  A bit of  Russian history prefacing the chapters starting in the Seventeenth Century. A very clean copy with toned pages,  a chipped jacket in a protective sleeve. Red colored jacket over red cloth covered boards.  $175.

15. Karel Capek. THE GARDENER'S YEAR. London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1931. first english edition. originally published in Prague in 1929. a gardening journal, humorous prose with illustrations by Joseph Capek. near fine but for a slightly faded dj. $125.

16. MRS. JOHN G. CARLISLE’S KENTUCKY COOK BOOK.  Chicago: F. Tennyson Neeley, 1893. 249 pages.  1 or 2 recipes per page. A distinctive cookbook of white polished fine cloth with a printed flower motif, an Arts and Crafts era inspired font.  Scuffed and stained cover with a tight binding, 2 full page handwritten recipes and a gift inscription to Dear Grandmama… dated 1893. $165.

17. Dr. Ludwig Flentje. HAUS-REZEPTE. Philadelphia: von M. Dahlem, 1872. in German. recipes, receipts and formulae, cooking, medicinal, household, garden. 1st printing. 288 pages. for a history of the Germans in the Middle Atlantic States see all the books of William Woys Weaver who has written extensively on this culture and also a general Wikipedia search. see here for a digital edition. blind stamped, gilt title, slightly cocked. Flentje also wrote books on Wine. in NYPL. not in Bitting or Brown. $250.



18. Mildred S. Friedman editor. DESIGN QUARTERLY 104. JULIA'S KITCHEN A DESIGN ANATOMY. Minneapolis, 1977. stiff paper covers, 39 numbered pages. pages + business card page. Designed by Bill Stumpf and Nicolas Polites. With photographs by Dick Swift. Black and white photographic images of Julia in her kitchen at home, analyzed graphically, architecturally and ergonomically. A vg++ copy with a pristine folded poster. $165.

19. T.W. Pomroy. CLAIRVOYANT REMINISCENCES AND HERBAL RECIPES. NY: George Sparks, Publ., 1887. an autobiography, his healing powers, his eventual attainment of recognition by the public and finally advice for a healthy life, with herbal recipes. stamped decorative green cloth boards with bright gilt titles on the spine. Hinge repairs, newspaper articles remains. Otherwise clean and tight. $300.

M. Grieve. F.R.H.S. CULINARY HERBS AND CONDIMENTS. London: William Heinemann, 1933. 1st ed. The uses, the history, literary references, recipes. 209 pages. A VG/VG copy in the rare to find dust jacket. $125.

21. Yogi Wassan. SECRETS OF THE HIMALAYAN MOUNTAIN MASTERS AND LADDER TO COSMIC CONSCIOUSNESS. India, 1927. 413 pages. Essays covering Yogi Wassan Plans Hindu Yoga Yug; How to Recharge and Vibrate Everything; How I Bathe My Eyes; How I Make Home Made Candy; What Padam Concentration Really Is; The Magnetic Tones; Vibrating Mind Brain; Chant Chart; Maha Atma Bramvidya Brahm Giyan, Vigiyan, Jeven Mukti--many many essays for 'climbing the ladder' included are food recipes and instructions for their preparation.

From the web there is a small historical introduction to Yogi Wassan who was born in the Punjab region of India and immigrated to Portland, Ore., in 1905. There he worked as a labourer but finding that sort of work not his calling, traveled to the warmer climates of Southern California where he developed a cottage industry as a Yogi  attracting many followers.

Red cloth covers with gilt stamped titles, ribbon markers, 408 + 5 unnumbered pages of Contents. Bitting 486. $250.


22. Daniel Spoerri. Gallery announcement for EAT ART GALLERY. Dusseldorf, 1970. 29 ½ x 42 cm. Unframed. $450.


23. Galleria Schwarz catalog announcement for Shusaku Arakawa (1936-2010) artist and architect who was famous for Reversible Destiny In Memory of Helen Keller, in Mitaka, Tokyo and poetic concepts of word relations in his art. 17 x 24cm. $400.


24. Geraldene Holt. CAKE STALL. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1980. “The world is divided into those who, when asked to think of a cake, think of creamy, rich chocolate gateau, and those who conjure up a succulent, aromatic fruitcake. Fruit cakes don't stay uneaten at any time of the year, but they can help a lot when one has to keep going through a cold winter”. A lovely baking book, with personal stories attached, but don't expect pictures with her recipes. A scarce baking title from the U.K. 240 pages with a dust jacket both in vg ++ condition. $165. 

25. MRS. BEETON'S BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT A GUIDE TO COOKERY IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. London: Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd., 1906. new edition. 2056 pages + 35 pages of advertising. 74 chapters of cooking recipes and household management. A big book. $145.

26. Emile Herisse and C. Herman Senn. PASTRY-MAKING AND CONFECTIONERY. INCLUDING CAKES, BUNS, FANCY BISCUITS, SWEETMEATS, ICING AND PIPING, etc. London: Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd., n.d. Bitting 225. 192 pages. More than 60 illustrations. 11 chapters. With a d.j. clean un-used copy. $75.

27. MRS. BEETON’S COLD SWEETS, JELLIES, CREAMS, FRUIT DISHES, COLD PUDDINGS, AND ICES. London: Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd., n.d. 128 pages. $75.

28. MRS. BEETON'S CAKE-MAKING INCLUDING BUNS, BISCUITS & OTHER DAINTIES. London, Ward , Lock & Co., n.d. ca. 1950's. 350 recipes Fully Illustrated, with black and white photographs. 128 pages. Slight foxing to a vg/vg copy, bright jacket. $75.

29. Mrs. C. F. Leyel. CAKES OF ENGLAND. London: George Routledge & Sons, 1936. England has her cakes, Baptism cakes, Birthday cakes, Bride’s cakes, Ecclesiastical Consecrated cakes, Christmas, Easter Twelfth Night, to name a few and a little bit of history by this superlative historian. $125.

30. Perfecto. NOTES ON AMERICAN CONFECTIONERY. WITH METHODS OF WORKING WITH DIFFERENT BRANCHES OF CANDY MAKING, ICE CREAM AND SODA WATER. Philadelphia, 1891. Small book probably for the shop owner or a small manufacturer of saleable shop pastries and sweets.  Covering nuts, chocolate, creams, syrups, soda waters and a final chapter on The Window and Counter. Advertising. Loose binding. $75.

31. Gertrude Mann. A BOOK OF CAKES. London: Andre Deutsch, 1957. 176 pages. A small book, 7 ½ x 5”, with a very scarce dust jacket, slightly sunned on the spine, rubbed and a few tears. Interior, clean and tight, newspaper shadows on the end pages. Another charming British baking book, with regional specialties, small cakes, biscuits and scones and a chapter entitled, A Few Continental Cakes. $75. 

32. Fred. T. Vine. CAKES AND HOW TO MAKE THEM. London: MacLaren, Ltd., n.d. early 1900’s. fifth edition. 276 pages + trade advertising. 308 recipes. Many line drawing illustrations. A good, sound copy but showing signs of use—mainly recipes 180-185. Not in Bitting. a few well used pages, Victoria Cake, American Fruit Cake & Sultana Cake.  $95.

33. Fred. T. Vine. ICES: PLAIN AND DECORATED. HOW TO MAKE AND HOW TO SERVE. London: The British Baker and Confectioner, and Purveyor, n.d. ca.1898.  VIII chapters, with CLVIII recipes. A very good copy of a very scarce Vine title. 4 color plates, one full black & white. $475.

34. Mrs. Alfred Praga. EASY FRENCH SWEETS FOR ENGLISH COOKS. London: George Newnes, Limited, 1901. Some mould desserts included. Beautiful serving dishes and dessert plates are a must. Green cloth with a decorative cover.199 pages. $90.

35. THE CANDY MAKER A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE VARIOUS KINDS OF PLAIN AND FANCY CANDY. NY: Excelsior Publishing House, 1901, c. 1896. printed paper covered boards, cloth spine. #64 in a series of popular subjects: dreams, foreign languages, drills and marches, tricks, training animals, recitations & many other subjects. Originally published by the Excelsior Publishing House in 1878 giving the author Jesse Haney credit for the work. Not in listed in Bitting. A very clean crisp copy with one unfortunate repaired tear to page 525, clean and bright inside. Scarce. Not in Stafford, Bitting. $125.

36. A. B. Marshall. THE BOOK OF ICES. London: Simpkin, n.d. tenth edition. 73 pages. End pages decorated with full page advertising. 117 recipes for ice creams. 4 color plates of elaborate ice cream  designs, each with tissue guards. Several pages of decorative moulds,  as well as numerous in text illustrations of ice grinders, & freezers. In A. B. Marshall blue cloth covers with gilt titles. A nicely preserved copy.  $225.

37. Miss. F. THE AMERICAN HOME CONFECTIONARY BOOK CONTAINING RECEIPTS FOR ALL SORTS OF CAKES, SWEETMEATS, PRESERVES, PASTRY, PUDDING AND PIES AS PREPARED IN BOTH AMERICAS AND THE INDIES, ADAPTED FOR THE USE OF AMERICAN AND ENGLISH HOUSEKEEPERS. Paris: Guillard, Aillaud & Co., 1888. CCC recipes the last being Chinese Bungabung, using mulberries, strawberries, currants and raspberries. Quite scarce, in fragile condition. $425.

38. S.W. McGetrick. THE NEW WHOLE ART OF CONFECTIONARY, SUGAR BOILING, ICEING, CANDYING, JELLY AND WINE MAKING, &c, &c, &c, WHICH WILL BE FOUND VERY BENEFICIAL TO HOUSEKEEPERS, CONFECTIONERS, SERVANTS, &c. TO WHICH ARE NOW ADDED SEVERAL NEW AND USEFUL RECIPES, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. NY: First American Edition, from the Eleventh, London. William Mitchell, 1834. 60 pages.Lowenstein 145b.(1954)  bound together with THE FAMILY MANUAL: CONTAINING SIMPLE RULES FOR THE PRESERVATION OF HEALTH, APPROVED PRESCRIPTIONS FOR RESTORING HEALTH WITH A TREATISE ON FARMING, GARDENING & FARRIERY. Bloomfield (PA): P. Sturtevants, 1836. 71 pages. In 'rough' fragile condition, bruised corners, cloth cover very worn, still holding together, water stains--all pages present. A nice old apothecary label pasted in. $450.


39. Bacchus & Cordon Bleu. NEW GUIDE FOR THE HOTEL, BAR, RESTAURANT, BUTLER & CHEF, HANDBOOK FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF HOTELS & AMERICAN BARS. NEWEST FASHIONABLE DRINKS. HOTEL & RESTAURANT COOKERY. NEWEST ENTREES & DISHES, &c. London: William Nicholson and Sons, 1885. Blue cloth. Some light sunning and rubbed top and bottom wear to the spine; bright gilt; tight binding. 12 chapters for hotel use covering wine storing, mock sherries, improving wines, spirits, ciders, American drinks. Part II, 15 chapters by Cordon bleu, covering recipes, restaurants, decorations. Very desirable title. 496 pages. $3500.

40. Joseph Goold. RECEIPTS & INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PREPARATION OF ARTIFICIAL AERATED WATERS. London: Barrett, Sons, 1876. fore and aft manufacturer’s advertising—Mineral Water Trade Review, Wilcock’s Soda Water Machines & Codd’s Globe- Stoppered Soda Water Bottles. Vade-mecum for the soda fountain machinery, with recipes for ‘tinctures’ for the fountains. 1 copy in WorldCat69 pages. Blind stamped blue cloth boards, with stains, bumped corners, gilt title. Scarce. $700.

41. William Terrington. COOLING CUPS AND DAINTY DRINKS. A COLLECTION OF RECIPES FOR “CUPS' AND OTHER COMPOUNDED DRINKS, AND OF GENERAL INFORMATION ON BEVERAGES OF ALL KINDS. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1869. xv + 223 pages +17. green cloth, gilt designs. Web barely showing in the front hinge though quite tight. fep stuck to paste down. Covering Wines; Alcohol;Alcoholic Cordials; Liqueurs and Syrups;Bitter Drinks; Ale and Beer; Aerated Beers; Cider and Mead, Aerated Waters; Refrigeration; Temperate Beverages; Essences and Spices used in Making Cups; Cups; Wine Cups; Punch & Table of Weights and Measures. $275.

42. Harry Jerrold Gordon. GORDON’S COCKTAIL & FOOD RECIPES. CANAPES AND TASTYBITS FOR THE COCKTAIL HOUR. THE ETIQUETTE OF SERVING WINES AND LIQUORS.  Boston: C. H. Simonds Company, 1934. Pocket sized book. 125 pages. Blue pebbled paper boards. Clean, tight.  $150.

43. S. Weir Mitchell. A MADEIRA PARTY. New York: The Century Company, 1900, c.1895. 165 pages. 7 x 13cm. Tooled calf, front & back covers and the spine, gilt edges.a gift inscription dated 1901. advice on Madeira and Burgundy in narrative prose. Collectible for the collector. $150.

44. “JIMMY”. COCKTAILS. Philadelphia: David McKay, n.d. (1930) 96 pages. Yellow . end pages, bright cover and title on spine. $265.

45. LADY CADOGAN’S ILLUSTRATED GAMES OF SOLITAIRE OR PATIENCE. Philadelphia: David MaKay, 1914. New revised edition including American games. 121 pages, starting with the game LA BELLE LUCIE and ending with the game CANFIELD OR KLONDIKE.  A copy in excellent condition with a aged jacket. $65.

46. Michael Nelson. NOBS AND SNOBS. London: Gordon & Cremonsei, 1976. an 'amusing and revealing study of the English upper class.' an observation of how they dress, what they eat, how they speak, their education and their attitudes towards sex and marriage,  more

observations covered !  a bright, though chipped jacket over a fine copy. $45.


47. MOLD, MOULD. COOKIE BISCUIT. 12 x12 ½ cm. Fine grained cherry wood. Eagle, banner, flower, torch. Found in New Hampshire. $ 200.


48. Alec Davis. PACKAGE & PRINT. NY: Clarkson & Potter, 1968. 208 pages. 19th century advertising on packages and that history leading up to the fine art of merchandising products. Covering many aspects of that art, typefaces, labels and packaging—clay, pottery, metal, wood & paper. Innovative. Includes a bibliography & many illustrations.  A near fine copy.   $60

49. Erik Lassen. KNIVES FORKS & SPOONS. Kobenhavn: Host & Son, 1960. 83 + pages.  The full page photographic illustrations are from the collection in The Museum of Decorative Art in Kobenhavn.  $60.

50. C.T. Bailey. KNIVES & FORKS. London: The Medici Society, 1927. 72 figures of black and white full page photographs of 14th to 18th century utensils in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Red cloth covered boards, clean, tight, unread or carefully read reference of exquisite designs. A previous owners name plate on FEP. $95.

51. Eleanor and Bob Brown. CULINARY AMERICANA. 100 YEARS OF COOKBOOKS PUBLISHED IN THE UNITED STATES FROM 1860 THROUGH 1960. NY: Roving Eye Press, 1961. indispensable reference for the collector of USA cookbooks. Dj clean and bright yellow. Price clipped. $75.


52. LITHOGRAPHIC POSTER. Maurice Neumont, artist, illustrator, 1860-1930. Original, framed, lithographic print. 46 x 30”  (48 ½ x 32 ½ framed) printed signature dated 1923. a poster praising the benefits of buying from your local community co-operative. The CSA of the early 20th century. Neumont also designed fashionable menus & posters, magazines & newspapers often patriotic. $3000.


53. John R. Philpots, L.R.C.P. & S. Edin., J.P., &c. OYSTERS AND ALL ABOUT THEM BEING A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE TITULAR SUBJECT, EXHAUSTIVE ON ALL POINTS OF NECESSARY AND CURIOUS INFORMATION FROM THE EARLIEST WRITERS TO THOSE OF THE PRESENT TIME, WITH NUMEROUS ADDITIONS, FACTS, AND NOTES. London: John Richardson & Co., 1890-1891. With in depth research and observation on the subjects of: Ancient History, What is an Oyster, varieties of Oysters, Perils of the Oyster, How to Cook and Eat Oysters (with recipes) The Oyster and the Doctor, Oyster Culture in Germany, Italy, Holland, America, West Africa. England and France, Curiosities of Oysters, Oyster Fishery Legislation, Conservation of Beds, more. In 2 volumes, 1370 pages. 1st printing. In matching dark blue, with decorations and titles on the front and titles on the spine. In VG, no hinge cracking or repairs. $1500.

54. W. R. Lord, R.A. CRAB, SHRIMP AND LOBSTER LORE. GATHERED AMONGST THE ROCKS AT THE SEA SHORE, BY THE RIVERSIDE, AND IN THE FOREST. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1867.  A nature narrative of the species, where they are found, who would look for them,  vivid descriptions of the underwater habitats.Illustrations of tools for collecting—also includes crayfish. Passing remarks that some are great food while others are not to be bothered with.  Small red cloth with a gilt decorations, 118 pages + publishers advertising.  Presumably it was a previous owners signature cut out with a scissor at the top of the title page, 1” x 4”. Book seller stamp of Lowenstein’s Corner Book Shop, N.Y. on front pastedown. Page toning and little bit of hinge wear and tear. Overall, bright and clean. $175.

55. THE OYSTER; WHERE, HOW AND WHEN TO FIND, BREED, COOK AND IT IT.  London: Trubner & Co., 1863. Second edition with and additional chapter, The Oyster-Seeker in London. 11 Chapters covering, The Oyster in Season, The Modern History, The Oyster and It’s Journey’s End, The Oyster Abroad, several others. 106 pages with several pages of advertising. A sound, clean, tight copy, save for the spine cover that is missing—a publishers design flaw. $450.


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