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The New Wolf in Chef's Clothing

By: Loeb, Robert H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, William Collins & Son: n.d. (1950s)

Seller ID: 10351

Condition: Very Good


"The answer to a bachelor's prayer". This book contains in a series of colourful cartoons all a bachelor needs to know for entertaining. View more info

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The Hay System Simplified. Diet in health and disease

By: McWIllie, J.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, George R Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1938

Seller ID: 10386

Condition: Good


D/w torn and browned. Internally clean and tight View more info

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The Young Gourmet's Cookbook

By: Moloney, Ted

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ure Smith: 1968

Edition: First edition thus

Seller ID: 64

Condition: Very Good


8vo. pp 128 D/W tatty now repaired and protected in removable mylar cover. Internally clean and crisp First published 1959 under the title "Cooking for Bachelors". Includes some useful, easily followed recipes, such as Creme Vichyssoise, a one egg yolk mayonnaise, and steak, kidney and oyster pie using filo pastry. View more info

Cooking for Brides

By: Moloney, Ted

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ure Smith: 1968

Seller ID: 9962

Condition: Good


8vo. pp 125 lightly soiled, occasional stains within Lighthearted instruction for "enthusiastic triers". Good recipes. View more info

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How to Cook in Casserole Dishes

By: Neil, Marion

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, W.& R.Chambers: 1912

Seller ID: 2824

Condition: Good


sp.faded, some faint spotting here and there, else good Comprehensive and useful. Miss Neil wrote a number of cookery books - this was her second. She was Principal of the Philadelphia Practical School of Cookery, and Cookery Editor of the Ladies Home Journal. View more info

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Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing DIsh Recipes

By: Neil, Marion Harris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: 1916

Seller ID: 7929

Condition: Very Good


Interesting and typical of its era. Recipes include some interesting flavour sensations - strawberry sandwiches perhaps? View more info

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Practical Home Cookery

By: Payne, A.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1912

Seller ID: 10362

Condition: Good


Pages age-toned, minor bumping on spine, boards soiled. "Intended more for the drawing book than the kitchen" , this is a collection of essays on topics such as "How to make things look nice"; "How to give a supper" & "Turtle Soup" (far superior to mock-turtle soup and made from dried turtle flesh!) View more info

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Savouries Simplified. Mrs C.S. Peel's Cook books

By: Peel, Mrs C.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable & Co: 1905

Seller ID: 8288

Condition: Good


Boards soiled, some foxing to eps and outer edges of text block A book of recipes for savouries to be served, unusually, at the end of the meal. View more info

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The Century Cookbook With a new supplement of one hundred receipts of especial excellence

By: Ronald, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.York, London, D.Appleton-Century Co.: 1937

Seller ID: 1664

Condition: Good


v.good strong, clean copy Bitting gives 1895 as the first edition of this comprehensive work, with others following into the 20th century. Many good recipes, simple and elaborate, and including some from New England and some distinctive Southern dishes. Also deals with the etiquette of dinner entertaining, table decorations (illustrated) and household matters. Nice book. View more info

Young Housewife's Companion A collection of some favourite Malayan recipes.

By: Samuel, Lucy R.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Singapore, Straits Times: 1957

Seller ID: 10392

Condition: Fair-good


Wraps rubbed and showing edgewear. Several small pieces missing on spine.Light foxing scattered throughout. "Tested and popular dishes of the Tamils in Ceylon and also a few national dishes which may be appreciated." Scarce View more info

Popular Breakfast Dishes and Savouries

By: Senn, C Herman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co.: n.d.

Seller ID: 8545

Condition: Good


Wraps soiled, foxing to outside edge of text-block View more info

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Soyer's Paperbag Cookery

By: Soyer, Alexis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Sturgis Walton: 1911

Seller ID: 5555

Condition: Good


12mo. pp 112 + advertising. Some soiling and edgewear to boards. PO book plate laid into front ep. Envelope pasted on to rear ep with a newspaper cutting of recipes for paperbag cooking as well as a leaflet stating "These are the only bags approved by Monsieur Soyer..." Webbing showing at rear hinge, otherwise a clean tight copy. The author, late chef of Brook's Club, did not claim to be able to cook everything in a paper-bag but his enthusiasm is pretty infecti... View more info

Soyer's Standard Cookery A Complete Guide to the Art of Cooking Dainty, Varied, and Economical Dishes for the Household

By: Soyer,Alexis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Andrew Melrose: 1912

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 3024

Condition: Good


Fading to spine, light foxing throughout ( most evident up to page ix) Crack between front pastedown and ep, webbing showing, but secure. Inscription on ffep Nicolas Soyer, late Chef of Brooks's Club, was the grandson of the great Alexis Soyer. He, like his grandfather, was originally destined for the Church, but left it to serve under Papon, the famous confectioner. On coming to London he worked in various large kitchens before a succession of posts as chef in aristocr... View more info

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The Story of a Loaf of Bread

By: Wood, T.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1913

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 1870

Condition: Good


v.good Professor Wood's little book deals with wheat-growing, marketing, the quality of wheat from the miller's point of view, baking, different kinds of bread etc etc. View more info

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Oh for a Man who Cooks

By: Zalapa, Carlos; Klingenberg, Sigurd; Keane, Frank; Walker, John; Moloney, Ted (Society of Gourmets)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Shepherd Press: 1957

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 75

Condition: Good


4to. pp 94. Spine is split and torn at rear, loss to head and foot of spine. Internally very clean and bright. Now protected in removable mylar cover. Scarce first edition. Six members, and never more than six at one time, comprised the Society of Gourmets who produced this book, for which the proceeds went to Torchbearers for Legacy. The Society met in Sydney on the final Wednesday of each month for lunch or dinner. Included is a Molnar sketch book which records bits of... View more info