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The Pocumtuc Housewife A Guide to Domestic Cookery

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Deerfield, Pocumtuc Valley Memorial Association: 1985

Edition: 6th

Seller ID: 2055


Small tear on rear cover This reproduction of the famous guide to domestic cookery, published by a group of Deerfield women in 1906, contains recipes (or "receipts") for breads, pies, custards, pickles, etc. In addition it provides advice on preserving good health ("Shun the night air as you would the Plague."), how to feed and care for the sick, and even how to dye cloth. Cookbooks published in the 19th century were full of household tips and this 20th-c... View more info

Whitcombe's Everyday Cookery 1,155 Selected and Tested Recipes

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Z., Australia, London, Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd.: 1956

Edition: 338th thousandth

Seller ID: 2639


soiling to edges and several pages, ink notations to several recipes,some pages partially loose, else good View more info

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"Bestway" Cookery Gift Book

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press: N.d. ( 1930s)

Seller ID: 2897


head of spine bit frayed, covers sl.worn, contents good The ninth book in the series. A wide range of recipes, some good, some dubious, each illustrated with a sepia photo. Includes a section on candies and bonbons. Enjoyable colour plates with memorable artwork for cakes and puddings. View more info

Image for Truth and Daily Mirror Cookery Book Containing over 600 Prize Recipes and Household and Beauty Hints for moderate budgets, from Australasian housewives

Truth and Daily Mirror Cookery Book Containing over 600 Prize Recipes and Household and Beauty Hints for moderate budgets, from Australasian housewives

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney etc., Invincible Press: N.d.(1940s)

Seller ID: 4349


Spine reinforced, covers bit worn, pages age-toned. Surprisingly comprehensive with many useful recipes and a handy list of weights and measures, including emergency ones. Also section on eggless and butterless recipes plus those for diabetics. View more info

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The Hobart Cookery Book

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hobart, Walch and Sons: n.d.

Seller ID: 3028


A lovely copy in near fine condition. 2nd copy has been rebound with facsimile front and rear matter. $25 This a lovely example of local and regional cookery books. Lots of local advertising for the Hobart area and really useful recipes View more info

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Family Fare Recommended by Jacqueline Rose

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Manchester, CWS Flour: n.d. (1960s)

Seller ID: 2955


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Image for The Savoy Cocktail Book Being a compendium of Cocktails, Rickeys, Daisies, Slings, Smashes, Fizzes, Juleps, Cobblers, Fixes...

The Savoy Cocktail Book Being a compendium of Cocktails, Rickeys, Daisies, Slings, Smashes, Fizzes, Juleps, Cobblers, Fixes...

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1959

Seller ID: 8937


Conents are clean, binding tight, if a little rubbed Reprinted many times, this edition lacks the charm of the original and the later facsimile edition issued by Chancellor, but retains the huge array of drinks recipes. Interesting to note the Melba Cocktail, which involves Grenadine, Absinthe, Lemon or Lime Juice, Bacardi Rum and Swedish Punch. View more info

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G.E.C. Cookery and Instruction Book for use with Electric Cookers

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, 1951

Seller ID: 2740


spine a little worn, eps. browned, contents good Useful manual on oldfashioned English fare, including such things as pea soup, gravy, shepherd's pie, rice pudding and bakewell tart. View more info

Image for The Creda Housecraft Manual A treasury of useful recipes and household information

The Creda Housecraft Manual A treasury of useful recipes and household information

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stoke-on-Trent, Simplex Electrical Company: 1958

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 2440


foxing to eps else v good View more info

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Woman and Home Cookery Book

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press: N.d.(1930s)

Seller ID: 1415


Card covers grubby. Internally very good Interesting reflection of the period. Designed as a cookery course, this begins with soups and ends with preserves. Lots of recipes, many traditional, with a good deal of emphasis on dainty presentation. View more info

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The Helping Hand Cookery Book

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney Rescue Work Society: 1953

Seller ID: 2177


Front cover foxed, paper lifting from top half of spine. Otherwisee v.sound & contents v.good Quite comprehensive, with many cake recipes, and including diabetic recipes and cookery and household hints at rear. View more info

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Cookery: Berridge House Recipe Book Part I

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Westminster, National Society: n.d.

Edition: New and Revised 9 th edition

Seller ID: 8161


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Moffats Cook Book for Moffats Ranges

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ontario, Weston: 1926

Seller ID: 7075


8vo. pp 100. View more info

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The Spare Corner Cookery Book

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The Age: N.d.(c.1950s)

Edition: Repr.

Seller ID: 2315


Covers soiled. Margins yellowed, else v.good Spare Corner Cookery Books were originally compiled from recipes submitted to the rural weekly, "The Leader". Although that newspaper folded, the popularity of the cookery books caused "The Age" to arrange a reprint of "the best recipes from the last of the Spare Corner Books". View more info

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The Co-operative Cookery Book and Household Guide Brimful of information

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW Co-operative Wholesale Society: 1937

Seller ID: 2157


covers lightly soiled else v good Some lovely recipes, scarce View more info

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Good Housekeeping's Picture Cake Making

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Colorgravure: N.d.(1950s)

Seller ID: 1275


4to. pp 240. D/w worn now protected First-rate book, many step-by-step illustrations. Includes every sort of cake, cookie and biscuit, plus special occasion cakes and instructions for decorating. View more info

My Daily Dinner Cookery Book The work of a practical housewife. Unique in the history of cookery books.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Southdown Press: N.d.(c. 1940s)

Edition: 4th edition

Seller ID: 2747


Wrap covers detached from contents and repaired along spine. Some minor stains to wraps, contents very clean. Edited by K.Balfour, this aims "to provide the young housekeeper with a fundamental knowledge of cookery." Very interesting to study the menus. A summer Monday offering is cold lamb, jellied beetroot, mashed or new potatoes, followed by blancmange with jam. Things look up on a winter Sunday with roast fowl, boiled pork or bacon, cauliflower, bread sauce a... View more info

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"Bestway" Cookery Book Nos 6 & 9 (2 books)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press: N.d.(c.1930)

Seller ID: 1516


sl.insect damage to covers, contents good The sixth & ninth book in the series. Includes section on preserves and pickles. A wide range of recipes, some good, some dubious, each illustrated with a sepia photo. Includes a section on candies and bonbons. Enjoyable colour plates with memorable artwork for cakes and puddings. View more info

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Progressive Window Display for the Confectionery Trade

By: "Rosabel"

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Maclaren & Sons: N.d.(1920s)

Seller ID: 8255


Edges rubbed To read this is to enter an extraordinary world. The author was a Member of the British Association of Display Men and the winner of many prizes for window and exhibition displays. Particularly enjoyable are "Rosabel's" "windowism and shop wisdom. View more info

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Selected Recipes from "The Leader" Spare Corner Books

By: "Viola"

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, David Syme & Co.Ltd.: N.d.(c.1950s)

Seller ID: 5919


Wide range of interesting recipes selected from earlier editions of this popular series. Includes a lot of recipes for eggless cakes and puddings, preserves and some curiosities such as home-made condensed milk and treacle. View more info