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Image for French Domestic Cookery combining elegance with economy; describing new culinary implements and processes; the management of the table; instructions for carving; French, German, Polish, Spanish and Italian Cookery in Twelve Hundred Receipts besides a variety of new modes of keeping and storing provisions. domestic hints,, &c, management of wines.

French Domestic Cookery combining elegance with economy; describing new culinary implements and processes; the management of the table; instructions for carving; French, German, Polish, Spanish and Italian Cookery in Twelve Hundred Receipts besides a variety of new modes of keeping and storing provisions. domestic hints,, &c, management of wines.

By: N/A

Price: $800.00

Publisher: London, David Bogue: 1846

Edition: First edition (?)

Seller ID: 8047

Condition: Good


Corners and head and foot of spine are bumped, spine is sun-faded as are edges, with possible watermark to front right edge. Internally, a split between pastedown and ffep has rendered the binding a little loose, although it is secure. Inscription to ffep. Pages are generally clean, although edge of text block is browned. In sum a good solid copy of a scarce volume. This appears to be the first English edition, a translation of "La Cuisiniere de la Campagne et de la ... View more info

Image for The Book of Household Management Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen-maid, Butler, Footman, Coachman, Valet, Parlour-Maid, Housemaid, Lady's-Maid, General Servant, Laundry- Maid, Nurse and Nurse-Maid, Monthly, Wet, and Sick Nurse, Governess. Also, Sanitary, Medical, & Legal Memoranda. With a History of the Origin, Properties and Uses of all Things connected with Home Life and Comfort

The Book of Household Management Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen-maid, Butler, Footman, Coachman, Valet, Parlour-Maid, Housemaid, Lady's-Maid, General Servant, Laundry- Maid, Nurse and Nurse-Maid, Monthly, Wet, and Sick Nurse, Governess. Also, Sanitary, Medical, & Legal Memoranda. With a History of the Origin, Properties and Uses of all Things connected with Home Life and Comfort

By: (Beeton, Mrs Isabella)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock: 1888

Edition: Entirely new edition, revised, corrected and greatly enlarged

Seller ID: 3897

Condition: Fair-good


Spine extensively worn, although with little loss, making a good candidate for rebinding. Hinges split front and back, three rear advertising pages loose, but otherwise secure. Internally this is a very good copy, with all colour plates and fold-outs intact and showing only some age-toning and occasional food stains. In sum a good entry-level or working copy. A particularly attractive edition with its charming folding plates of dinner and supper tables, menus for everyth... View more info

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The Cook's Oracle Containing Receipts for Plain Cookery on the Most Economical Plan for Private Families...

By: (Kitchiner),

Price: $390.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, A.Constable & Co.: 1823

Edition: 6th Ed.

Seller ID: 5799

Condition: Good


Original half leather and marbled paper-covered boards rebacked (not modern), with gilt decorated spine laid down. Binding showing wear to extremities, particularly corners.Edge of text block browned, internally some foxing and light stains scattered, but concentrated on 4 pages for puddings. xx + pp.484 The author of this popular work - it went into over 10 editions - was an eccentric, wealthy physician, who never practised, but enjoyed experimental cookery and the prep... View more info

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The "Queen" Cookery Books Series V Meat and Game

By: Beaty-Pownall, S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1902

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 10372

Condition: Good


Minor foxing to early pages and edges of text block, otherwise good No.2 in the "Queen" Cookery series. Good little book dealing with all the varieties of ice creams, iced puddings, parfaits, graniti, etc. A nice copy. View more info

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The Vicomte in the Kitchenette Being the art of cooking within restricted space, limited time and reduced income; etc

By: de Mauduit, Vicomte

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Nott: 1934

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 48

Condition: Very Good


8vo. pp 146. D/w heavily stained and with edgewear and several losses, now repaired and protected. Contents clean and sound Practical recipes from a real character - who we are told "is not only known as a pioneer airman, and inventor and a connoisseur of the fine arts as well as a witty and charming writer" View more info

Image for The Cook and Housewife's Manual A Practical System of Modern Domestic Cookery And Family Management; containing a compendium of French cookery, and of fashionable confectionary, preparations for invalids and convalescents, a selection of cheap dishes, and numerous useful miscellaneous receipts in the various branches of domestic economy

The Cook and Housewife's Manual A Practical System of Modern Domestic Cookery And Family Management; containing a compendium of French cookery, and of fashionable confectionary, preparations for invalids and convalescents, a selection of cheap dishes, and numerous useful miscellaneous receipts in the various branches of domestic economy

By: Dods, Margaret

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, Oliver & Boyd & Simpkin, Marshall & Co.: 1849

Edition: 9th Carefully Revised & Enlarged

Seller ID: 1864

Condition: Good


Original boards stained and bumped at edges and top and bottom of spine which has been laid down on replacement (not recently). Small piece lost from bottom right corner of ffep. Inscriptions of original owner (c.1853) on front and rear eps. Otherwise a tight clean copy Margaret Dods was the landlady of the Cleikum Inn in Sir Walter Scott's novel "St. Ronan's Well". The author's real name was Christina Jane Johnstone. First published in 1826, her book went int... View more info

Image for Hilda's "Where is it?" of Recipes Containing, amongst other practical and tried recipes, many old Cape, Indian, and Malay Dishes and Preserves; also directions for polishing furniture, cleaning silk etc. and a collection of home remedies in case of sickness.

Hilda's "Where is it?" of Recipes Containing, amongst other practical and tried recipes, many old Cape, Indian, and Malay Dishes and Preserves; also directions for polishing furniture, cleaning silk etc. and a collection of home remedies in case of sickness.

By: Duckitt, Hildagonda

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1894

Edition: Sixth thousand

Seller ID: 10390

Condition: Very Good


Rebound (well but not recently) in sympathetic maroon leather, with title in gilt on front board. Internally clean and tight Miss Duckitt's book, first published 1891, was immensely successful, with editions appearing regularly until 1925, if not later. Regarded as the Mrs Beeton of South Africa, her cookery books introduced many to the culinary traditions of the "old Cape families of Dutch descent" who often had Malay and Indian cooks. Recipes for food, househol... View more info

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The London Art of Cookery and Housekeeper's Complete Assistant. On a New Plan. Made Plain and Easy to the Understanding of every Housekeeper, Cook, and Servant in the Kingdom.

By: Farley, John

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London, J.Scatcherd & J.Whitaker: 1792

Edition: Seventh ed.

Seller ID: 5708

Condition: Good


Light foxing scattered throughout. Edges of boards lightly bumped. engraved portrait frontispiece, 12 engraved plates of 'bills of fare', vi + 467 + (2)pp., with advertisements on verso of final leaf, contemporary sheep sympathetically rebacked (not modern) with gilt lines and gilt label laid on spine Farley, "Principal Cook at the London Tavern", first published his popular work in 1783. It is a mine of information - hints on domestic economy, marketing, method... View more info

Image for 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.

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: $120.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley & Son: 1888

Edition: 64th Thous.

Seller ID: 4998

Condition: Good


Crown 8vo. blue dec. cloth, xx, 524pp. Edgewear to top and tail of spine. Internally clean and tight 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 recipes include a Christmas raised pie, fruit je... 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

Image for The Art of Cookery made Plain and Easy: Which far exceeds any Thing of the Kind yet published....

The Art of Cookery made Plain and Easy: Which far exceeds any Thing of the Kind yet published....

By: Glasse, Hannah

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London, 1758

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 10350

Condition: Good


Original binding, with gilt title laid on spine. Binding showing loss at corners, and rubbing on spine and boards. Internally missing half-title page, fep worn. Contemporary owners' name and 1808 on title page, later name on fep. Some light foxing to early pages, but otherwise this is internally an excellent copy, tight and clean. Hannah Glasse's book, the best-known English cookery book of the 18th century, first appeared in 1747. Immensely popular, it went into many ed... View more info

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Fifty Dinners

By: Kenney Herbert, Colonel (Wyvern)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1895

Seller ID: 10368

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo. pp.188.Some edgewear otherwise a clean, tight copy 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. This one is less interesting than his earlier offerings which offer a glimpse into the social customs and diet of the British Ra... 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

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Mrs Maclurcan's Cookery Book A Collection of Practical Recipes specially suitable for Australia

By: Maclurcan, Hannah

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Townsville, Publ. by the author & printed by T.Willmett & Sons: 1898

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Seller ID: 3806

Condition: Good


Original leather rebacked (not recently)with spine laid down. Binding a little worn, with edgewear to extremities,but binding sound. Contents are v.good with the exception of occasional light rust marks. The top 5cm of ffep is loose and one section (around recipe 574) is slightly loose, but secure. A nice copy. Probably the best of the early Australian cookery books. Hannah Maclurcan, nee Phillips, at 17 was managing the Club Hotel at Toowoomba for her father, and after ... View more info

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De Witt's Connecticut Cook Book and Housekeeper's Assistant.

By: Orr, Mrs N.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M De Witt: 1871

Seller ID: 10231

Condition: Fair


Edgewear and fading to paper-covered boards. Minor age-browning to some pages. Last section is slightly loose, though secure View more info

Image for The Experienced English Housekeeper For the use and ease of Ladies, Housekeepers. Cooks, etc., written purely from the practice, and dedicated to the Hon.Lady Elizabeth Warburton, Whom the Author lately served as Housekeeper: Consisting of near Nine Hundred Original Receipts, most of which never appeared in print

The Experienced English Housekeeper For the use and ease of Ladies, Housekeepers. Cooks, etc., written purely from the practice, and dedicated to the Hon.Lady Elizabeth Warburton, Whom the Author lately served as Housekeeper: Consisting of near Nine Hundred Original Receipts, most of which never appeared in print

By: Raffald, Elizabeth

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, Printed for R.Baldwin: 1771

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 10363

Condition: Good


8vo. iv + pp.384 + index. Original calf rebacked. Wear to extremities. Front and back hinge recently repaired. Internally tight and clean with scattered foxing and occasional stain. An important work, first published 1769. Mrs Raffald was housekeeper to Lady Elizabeth Warburton, at Arley Hall, Cheshire. She later married the head gardener there and the couple moved to Manchester, where she set up a registry office for domestic servants, which she ran in conjunction with ... View more info

A NEW SYSTEM OF DOMESTIC COOKERY Formed upon Principles of Economy, and adapted to the use of private families, By a Lady. With the addition of many new Receipts

By: Rundell, Maria

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, Albermarle St: 1845

Seller ID: 4546

Condition: Good


Professionally rebacked with new endpapers and original spine laid down. Contents are internally clean and binding is now sound, although some sections are offset and several showing edgewear from when the book was previously loosely bound. Mrs Maria Eliza Rundell published her famous work in 1806. It was the earliest and most popular household manual of the 19th century, going into about 70 editions. Oxford cites a 65th edition in 1841 with an amended form appearing as ... View more info

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The Family Dictionary or Household Companion. Containing in an alphabetical method, I Directions for cookery etc....

By: Salmon, William

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Printed for H.Rhodes at The Star, the corner of Bride Lane in Fleet Street: 1705

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: 8537

Condition: Good


Rebound in modern half-calf with marbled boards. Title page corners are shabby and a dozen following have dog-ears. Occasional rust stains,watermark. Remnants of insect damage affect a small section of pp 167 - 176. First published in 1695 by W.H, in this Third Edition William Salmon gives himself the title of Professor of Physic, although some writers suggest he was only a well-read quack. This lovely example of the household companion is a wealth of information for ... View more info

Image for The Compleat Housewife Or Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion: Being a Collection of upwards of Five Hundred of the most approved Receipts in Cookery, Pastry, Confectionery, Preserving, Pickles, Cakes, Creams, Jellies, Made Wines, Cordials. With Copper Plates curiously engraven for the regular Disposition or Placing the various Dishes or Courses. And Also Bills of Fare for every Month of the Year. To which is added, A Collection of about Two Hundred Family Receipts of Medicines.....

The Compleat Housewife Or Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion: Being a Collection of upwards of Five Hundred of the most approved Receipts in Cookery, Pastry, Confectionery, Preserving, Pickles, Cakes, Creams, Jellies, Made Wines, Cordials. With Copper Plates curiously engraven for the regular Disposition or Placing the various Dishes or Courses. And Also Bills of Fare for every Month of the Year. To which is added, A Collection of about Two Hundred Family Receipts of Medicines.....

By: Smith, Eliza

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: London, Printed for C.Hitch and L.Hawes etc.: 1758

Edition: Sixteenth edition with additions.

Seller ID: 10361

Condition: Good


Large 8vo., vii, pp 396, 6 folding plates of table settings (four of these partly supplied in facsimile in matching toned paper).Title page a little stained and tanned at edges, small piece torn from top RH corner ( and repaired with new piece). Waldo Lincoln bookplate on inside front cover dated September 30 1929. Text marked and foxed in places. Hinges repaired and minor repairs to other pages. Boards rubbed and stubbed, worn original full leather with five bands to sp... 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