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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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Fair-good


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

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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

Condition: Illustrated card


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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Fair


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

Condition: Good


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Moffats Cook Book for Moffats Ranges

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ontario, Weston: 1926

Seller ID: 7075

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for The Leader Spare Corner Book Part VII. For Australian Women. A uique collection of home and household hints and kitchen recipes.

The Leader Spare Corner Book Part VII. For Australian Women. A uique collection of home and household hints and kitchen recipes.

By: "Viola"

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, "The Leader" & "The Age": 1935

Seller ID: 6470

Condition: Fair


Insect damage to spine and edges of front & rear covers. The book is no longer stapled and therefore does not hold together. Rust stains from staples carry through the centre of the book. Contents are good and unmarked. The Spare Corner, begun in 1927 was soon a popular feature for women readers of "The Leader" newspaper. The first booklet of selections from this page of correspondence, advice, recipes, patterns and so on was issued in 1929 and later issued in th... View more info

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1st Wangaratta Scout Group Recipe Book

By: (1st Wangaratta Scout Group)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wangaratta, Privately Printed: 1963

Seller ID: 10381

Condition: Good


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"Aerophos" Recipe Book

By: (Albright & Wilson (Australia) Pty.Ltd.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Albright & Wilson: 1958

Edition: 11th edition

Seller ID: 0003529

Condition: Very Good


Second copy 1955, in fair condition also available for $15 Popular little book first issued in 1949 by the "Aerophos" manufacturers to promote their phosphate raising ingredients. Although there are many recipes involving self-raising flour, there are many that don't, and for a small book it is quite comprehensive. View more info