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English 18th Century Cookery

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roy Bloom:

Seller ID: 07857

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear and bumping. The dust jacket is a bit of edge wear and a few small edge tears. Protected now in a new Mylar archival cover. 48 pages with Glossary and Index. Recipes presented in their original form, with only a few instances of changes to the text. View more info

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Hollywood Cocktails: Hollywood's Favorite Cocktail Book, Including the Favorite Cocktail Served at Each of the Smartest Stars' Rendezvous (Whenever it Becomes Legal to Serve)

By: N/A

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Hollywood, California, Buzza-Cardozo: 1933

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 10553

Condition: Good


No date, but before Prohibition ended in December 1933 as indicated by the book's subtitle. Fourth Printing stated. Edge wear. Cover colors are faded and have small amounts of moisture staining. Hole-punched in the upper-left corner, with old, knotted string for hanging on a nail or hook. Page 24 appears to have drink stains (Lindbergh Cocktail?). Small stapled booklet (5.75 X 6.25 inches), 40 pages of more than 200 cocktail recipes, followed by six pages of food and wine combinations and a "Morning After" hangover drink regimen. Art deco period illustrations throughout. Establishments feature... View more info

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Paths to Peace: A Contribution Documents of the Holy See to the International Community

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07481

ISBN: 0940169010

Condition: Near Fine


Very clean, sharp copy. Foreword by Agostino Cardinal Casaroli, Secretary of State. Preface by Archbishops Giovanni Cheli and Renato R. Martino, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations. This book presents a collection of the most significant documents addressed by the Holy See to the United Nations and to the special organizations which constitute the United Nations system. The documents are organized by subject into the following chapters: I. Special Addresses, II. Human Rights, III. Culture and Education, IV. Disarmament and Peace, V. Development, VI. Food ... View more info

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Legislacion Agropecuaria Hidraulica y Forestal 1988-1994

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Mexico, Secretaria De Agricultura y Recursos Hidraulicos Direccion General Juridica: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08004

ISBN: 9688003662

Condition: Near Fine


Brown leatherette with gilt lettering. Light soil to top edge of page block, otherwise fine. The dust jacket has a couple of edge tears and a small amount of rubbing and soil to the rear panel. Protected in a clear Mylar cover. One of only a thousand copies printed. A beautifully produced book with special attention to paper, graphic design, and typography. A large, heavy book (12 pounds), which will require extra postage for expedited and international delivery. 922 pages with Index. The page preceding the title page is a full-page color portrait of former Mexican President Carlos Salinas de ... View more info

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Choice Bits Cookbook

By: "The Bluebird Circle" of the First Methodist Church of Houston

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, "The Bluebird Circle" of the First Methodist Church of Houston:

Seller ID: 08444

Condition: Good


Shelf wear, bumped corners, and rubbing to the covers. Binding is tight and solid. Embossed graphic and title on the front cover, somewhat faded. 97 pages with recipes and local business ads from the 1920s (possibly early 1930s) on every page. Preceding the dedication page is a full-page ad for the River Oaks Corporation, advertising homesites for River Oaks (the wealthiest community in Texas), which began in the 1920s. That helps date the publication of this book. View more info

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Recipes for Living in Big Sur

By: Addlerman, Pat; Judith Goodman; Mary Harrington (Editors)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Big Sur, California, The Big Sur Historical Society: 1987

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 10232

Condition: Good


Some edge wear and creasing to the covers. Several small stains to the rear cover and upper rear corner. No marks or writing. Binding tight. 155 pages of recipes reflecting the Big Sur area together with local history. Recipe Index included at end of book. Illustrated with drawings and historical photos. View more info

The ABC of Canapes

By: Beilenson, Edna

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Ny, Peter Pauper: 1953

Seller ID: 00653

Condition: Very Good+


Pictorial boards in a matching dust jacket. The spine is cocked a bit and the corners lightly bumped. Jacket lightly soiled with a few small chips to the front flap. Small book, 4.5 X 7.5 inches, 62 pages. Quick and easy recipes for snacks and canapes. View more info

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The Festive Tradition: Table Decoration and Desserts in America, 1650-1900

By: Belden, Louise (SIGNED)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company: 1983

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05436

ISBN: 0393016188

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. 340 pages with Recipes, Notes, Glossary, Selected Bibliography, and Index. Numerous illustrations throughout. Rich historical detail from the former curator of the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum. View more info

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Death Dines at 8:30 : A Short Story Anthology

By: Bishop, Claudia (editor); DiChario, Nick (editor)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Berkley Publishing Group: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00659

ISBN: 0425174700

Condition: Near Fine


About 25 pages have been bent along the top-edge. Top-edge of jacket bumped a bit. No tears or chips. Sixteen stories of crime and cuisine--with all new recipes included. The authors (Dianne Mott Davidson, Tamar Myers, et al) have donated a portion of their royalties to a food charity, Second Harvest. View more info

Jean-Georges: Cooking at Home With a Four-Star Chef

By: Bittman, Mark; Vongerichten, Jean-Georges

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 03856

ISBN: 076790155x

Condition: Fine


224 pages, index, photos. View more info

Double Duty: Dual Dynamics Within the Chemically Dependent Home

By: Black, Claudia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02637

ISBN: 0345361520

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner name front paste-down, scuff mark to front free endpaper. Otherwise, clean copy. The author is one of the founders of Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA). This book offers help for the adult child who is also food addicted, chemically dependent, physically disabled, a person of color, sexually abused, physically abused, an only child, gay or lesbian, or the child of two chemically dependent parents. 587 pages with appendixes, bibliography and index. View more info

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Cakes and Cowpokes : New Desserts from the Old Southwest

By: Brachman, Wayne Harley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00766

ISBN: 0688130917

Condition: Fine


Save room for these desserts! This is an attractively decorated western-theme book chock-full of creative concoctions from the author. From Chocolate Cake with Chiles to Espresso-Mascarpone Quesadillas with Mixed Fruit, the author's desserts have been a hit with diners at New York's Odeon, Arizona 206, Mesa Grill, and Bolo. His recipes have appeared regularly in Food & Wine, Chocolatier, and Gourmet. This book is a nice, clean copy, 216 pages, with eight color plates of a sampling of these fine desserts. View more info

The Complete Book of Cheese

By: Brown, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grammercy: 1955

Seller ID: 03180

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear. Jacket has a small edge tear at the top of the front panel and some light chipping at the tail of the spine. The spine is slightly faded and the rear panel rubbed a bit. Protected in a new mylar cover now. 314 pages with a glossary and index. View more info

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The Beaver, Magazine of the North - Autumn 1981

By: Burgess, Helen (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Canada, Hudson's Bay Company: 1981

Seller ID: 10491

Condition: Very Good


Chip to the bottom of the rear cover at spine. Light reading wear otherwise. Monthly publication with articles about places in Canada that the historic Hudson's Bay Company has been or is currently associated. Articles in this issue include: Nirkit: Good Food; Lord and Lady Aberdeen: Their Okanagan Ranches; Commerce, Civility and Old Sault Ste. Marie; Pacific Lagoon Afternoon; The Pangnirtung Tapestries; School Days at Willowbrook; The Reverend David Jones: Missionary at Red River 1823-38; Fort Dunvegan; and Book Reviews. 63 pages. View more info

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The Galaxy Global Eatery Hemp Cookbook

By: Cicero, Denis; with Chefs Kris Czartoryski, Suzanne Gruber, and Michael Lipp

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Frog Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10344

ISBN: 1583940553

Condition: Fine


312 pages with Bibliography, Glossary, Resuorces, and Index. Numerous illustrations. The dust jacket is protected in a Mylar sleeve. From the publisher: "Hemp has been used for decades for clothing, rope, and plastics, but it also has serious food value. As hemp becomes more accessible, and public awareness of its health benefits grows, demand for the inexpensive plant in its variety of culinary forms as flour, oil, and seeds is expected to increase. At the forefront of this trend is Denis Cicero, owner of one of New York's trendiest restaurants. Hemp, which tastes like a cross between a hazel... View more info

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Fabulous Feasts: Medieval Cookery and Ceremony

By: Cosman, Madeline Pelner

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09813

ISBN: 080760898x

Condition: Fine


224 pages with Bibliography. Illustrated with drawings and color plates. Includes a section on medieval recipes and a practical guide to re-creating the dishes. View more info

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The Dallas Cowboys Family Cookbook

By: Dallas Cowboys Wives

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Granbury, Texas, Happy Hill Farm academy/home: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 01429

Condition: Near Fine+


A tiny nick near the top of the spine, otherwise a Fine copy. This book was published to raise money for the Happy Hill Farm Academy/Home, a charity supported by the NFL. The cookbook features various players and family along with a favorite recipe. For those players included, there are photographs and biref biographical information (height, weight, college, position, etc.). Some of the players featured are Troy Aikman, Deion Sanders, and Emmitt Smith. View more info

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Delicious Dutch Cuisine: Exquisite Recipes of the Restaurant, Kaatje Bij de Sluis

By: de Sluis, Kaatje Bij

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company: 1992

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10345

ISBN: 1558681566

Condition: Very Good


The page block is cocked a bit, otherwise a fine, clean copy. 160 pages with Glossary, Nutrition Table for Kaatje's Recipes, Index, and Conversion Table for Kaatje's Recipes. Numerous illustrations, photography by Kees Hageman. View more info

The Newport Cookbook [Newport, Rhode Island]

By: Dyer, Cecil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Weathervane Books: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03181

Condition: Very Good


Cloth hardcover with mild wear to book & jacket. Clean copy. A collection of authentic recipes and menus from every era of Newport, Rhode Island's fabulous history, from colonial days and its life as a great seaport to its glamorous age as the queen of American resorts--richly illustrated Americana. 250 pages, indexed, illustrated with period images. View more info

A Taste of the Belgian Provinces

By: Gordon, Enid & Midge Shirley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brussels, The Tuesday Group: 1982

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 04759

Condition: Fine


223 pages, with Glossary and Index. llustrated with drawings and historic photos. Organized by type of dish, i.e., fish, poulty and rabbit, meat, game, vegetables, etc. Also includes comparative measures and temperatures and comparative meatcuts. A beautifully designed, visually appealing book. View more info