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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

"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

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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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Cooking for Brides

By: Moloney, Ted

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ure Smith: 1965

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 63

Condition: Good


8vo. pp 125 d/w lightly soiled, occasional stains within Lighthearted instruction for "enthusiastic triers". Good recipes. 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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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