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Sickroom Cookery and Hospital Diet

By: Earle, Maude

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Spottiswoode & Co: 1910

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: 8572

Condition: Fair


Boards faded, edges of text-block foxed as are prelims. View more info

The Cooks' Guide And Housekeeper's & Butler's Assistant: practical treatise on English and foreign cookery in all its branches; containing plain instructions for pickling and preserving vegetables, fruit, game etc; the curing of hams and bacon; the art of confectionery and ice-making, and the arrangement of desserts. With valuable directions for the preparation of proper diet for invalids; also for a variety of wine-cups and epicurean salads, American drinks, and summer beverages.

By: Francatelli,Charles Elme

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley & Son: 1903

Edition: Sixty-seventh Thousand

Seller ID: 10096

Condition: Good


top & tail of spine frayed, inner hinges opening, minor foxing to eps, substantial foxing to author's portrait and title page, contents v.good Francatelli, "pupil of the celebrated Careme, seven years chef de cuisine to the Reform Club, and Maitre d'Hotel and chief cook" to Queen Victoria, explains in his preface that he has been prevailed upon to write a book less complicated than his "Modern Cook" (1846) and consequently, more economical. Notable recipe... View more info

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Your Daily Bread (Association copy)

By: Grant, Doris

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1944

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9380

Condition: Good


Black stain approx 4cm long on spine, pages yellowed. Doris Grant became a convert to the Hay System of eating when it helped improve her crippling arthritis. Encouraged by WIlliam Hay, she began publishing books on the plan for a British audience. This slim volume is one of the most famous of her books. As well as supplying recipes, including one for her famous Grant Loaf, it also cited evidence to support her contention that refined white bread was "murdered food&#... View more info

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Good Breakfasts

By: Heath, Ambrose

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London, Faber: 1940

Edition: First edition/ Association copy

Seller ID: 4585

Condition: Good


Price-clipped d/w soiled and with folds reinforced by PO with white tape. Boards and eps are foxed. War-time book to promote interesting breakfasts, in spite of the lack of bacon.Includes a number of potted meats or fish, and some recipes for marmalades and jams. Another of Heath's war-time publications, which sought to provide alternatives for Britons suffering under rationing. This copy bears an inscription to the front ep: "The first copy. With all my love. 23 Ma... View more info

Good Food Month By Month Recipes

By: Heath, Ambrose

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Faber: 1939

Edition: 3rd Impr.

Seller ID: 1873


One or two pages lightly foxed, else v.good First published 1932 and first of Heath's many books. Particularly notable for the delectable drawings by Edward Bawden, one of the great English illustrators. A most collectable book. View more info

Good Food Again Month By Month Recipes

By: Heath, Ambrose

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1950

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9096

Condition: Good


D/w is tatty at the edges, with some foxing to the folds, which is also evident on the edges of the text block. Some offset on eps, but contents are clean and binding tight. With all of Heath's usual style, this book was originally written in 1945, but publication was postponed because of the austerity of post-war Britain. His hopeful tone here "reminds us how to prepare the good and pleasant food which has for so long been absent from our table." although he als... View more info

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Good Cheese Dishes

By: Heath, Ambrose

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Faber: 1943

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 10153

Condition: Good


Wraps browned with edgewear and small tears in several places. Internally very clean Another of Heath's wartime books. Interesting recipes include Cheese and Spinach Pancakes and five for Potted Cheese. View more info

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Simple Salads and salad dressings

By: Heath, Ambrose

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Faber: 1944

Edition: 2nd New Zealand Ed.

Seller ID: 10043

Condition: Very Good


V.good Includes useful variations on salad dressings and suggestions for a miniature herb garden. This edition is the second New Zealand edition, printed as the first was in 1944. The paper is of a superior quality to the wartime English edition but it is staplebound in wrappers rather than cased. Contents appear identical. View more info

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Savoury Snacks A Collection of Recipes for Snacks, hot and cold, suitable for Sherry or Cocktail Parties, Picnics, informal Meals, late Suppers and other notable Occasions when light but not uninteresting fare is expected: with a note on Savoury Butters

By: Heath, Ambrose

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Nicholson & Watson: 1939

Edition: First edition/ Association copy

Seller ID: 4010

Condition: Good


Light soiling to edges of d/w. Offset to eps. Some attractive ideas from the prolific Mr Heath - he wrote over 70 books. This is inscribed on the ffep "To my love. The first copy. 25th October 1939" in the same hand as several others from this collection which bear Heath's name." Scarce even without this provenance View more info

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Simple Salads and salad dressings

By: Heath, Ambrose

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Faber: 1943

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 2830

Condition: Good


V.good Includes useful variations on salad dressings and suggestions for a miniature herb garden. View more info

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Casserole & Chafing Dish Cookery

By: Heath, Ambrose

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Spearman: 1958

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 2029

Condition: Very Good


Recipes for contrasting cooking methods - slow and fast. Second copy less good, tape marks to eps, inner hinge reinforced: $10 View more info

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FARE WISELY AND WELL

By: Heath, Ambrose

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London & Melbourne, Ward, Lock: 1951

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 6201

Condition: Good


Soiled d/w has edgewear and insect damage to edges. Early pages are rippled at inside edge. Attractive book of recipes, all of which originally appeared in "The Queen" magazine. View more info

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Kitchen Table Talk 500 recipes by Ambrose Heath

By: Heath, Ambrose

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1953

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 6197

Condition: Good


Early pages lightly soiled, but generally clean and tight copy. D/W is in poor shape, stained and with multiple small tears and edgewear, More than 450 recipes from soup through to coffee View more info

Simple American Dishes in English measures

By: Heath,Ambrose

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Faber: 1943

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 1876

Condition: Good


Heath hoped that these dishes, of an economical nature, would "bring a little novelty" to the British housewife's wartime table. 2nd copy no d/w so $20 View more info

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Good Savouries

By: Heath,Ambrose

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1940(?)

Edition: 1st NZ edition

Seller ID: 1875

Condition: Good


contents v.good soiled covers Appealing little book with some 200 recipes for hot and cold savouries. View more info

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American Cooking for English Kitchens

By: Hogarth, Grace & Caroline

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1957

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 102

Condition: Very Good+


8vo. pp 118. Foxing to edges View more info

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The Principles of Institutional and Domestic Laundrywork

By: Jackman, Agnes; Rogers, B

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold & Co.: 1941

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: 9310

Condition: Good


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Kitchen Essays Introduction by Lady Freyberg (the author's daughter)

By: Jekyll,Lady

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins: 1969

Seller ID: 1278

Condition: Good


spotting to top edge, elslev.good in repaired d/w First published in 1922, these delightful essays were originally written as a series of cookery articles for "The Times". Lady Jekyll had refreshing ideas on food and entertaining, and as her daughter writes, had a "flair for ordering the menu to suit the occasion". Lots of period charm and delightful illustrations. View more info

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Picnics and Suppers

By: Kenney Herbert, Colonel A.R. (Wyvern)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co.Ltd: 1901

Seller ID: 10369

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo. ix + pp.259. Original publisher's blue patterned cloth lettered white on spine and cover. Sound clean copy very slightly sunned and faded at spine, some edgewear. Kenney Herbert, whose pen name was Wyvern, spent many years in India and was an officer in the Madras Cavalry. During his time there he contributed many articles on cooking to local newspapers and after returning to London started a cookery school. He published many books on cookery. View more info

Manual of Modern Cookery

By: Lindsay,Jessie; Mottram,V.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, University of London Press: 1943

Edition: Seventh edition

Seller ID: 3081

Condition: Fair


foxing to eps else good View more info