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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

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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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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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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

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

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

McAlpin's Test Kitchen Recipes A Guide to Better Baking

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, McAlpin's Flour: N.d.(1959)

Seller ID: 3064


Food stains to some pages. One of our most popular cookbooks, an Australian classic View more info

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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


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

Cakes for All Occasions

By: (Australian Home Journal)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, John Sands Pty Ltd: n.d.(1937)

Seller ID: 9420


Occasional foxing and stains within, but otherwise a nice copy of a fragile and scarce little pamphlet. One in a series of supplements to the Australian Home Journal View more info

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Household Guide and Cookery Book

By: (Fletcher, Chester & Co's)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The Federated Press: September 1921

Seller ID: 9300


Spine has been replaced. Front wrapper photo shows woman dressed in 1920s style next to kitchen cabinet with black & white cat at her feet. Wrappers heavily foxed. Internally clean and bright This edition of the Fletcher, Chester & Co Grocers cookery book is not mentioned in either Austin or Hoyle. Extensive contemporary advertising and typical dishes for this type of publication. Scarce View more info

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The Maryborough Cookery Book and Housewife's Companion

By: (Inkerman Street Methodist Sunday School, Maryborough)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Maryborough, Vic, Privately Printed: 1927

Edition: Fourth edition

Seller ID: 10373


pp. 96 Pages browned, some fading of wrappers. Otherwise a nice clean copy. Second copy available - reading copy only Typical of fundraising recipe books of the era, this litle treasure was professionally printed and went to many thousand copies (this edition alone 3,000) suggesting it must have spread far and wide. Hundreds of recipes from locals provide interesting reading View more info

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The New P.W.M.U. Cookery Book Arranged by Miss A.M.Campbell, M.A. Issued by the Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union of Victoria

By: (Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union of Victoria)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, 1948

Edition: Sixth Impression

Seller ID: 9477


Lower 5cm of cover on spine loose, now repaired, binding fragile, wraps soiled. Occasional food stain within. First compiled in 1929 and in demand ever since. Early editions such as this are now quite hard to come by. View more info

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The New P.W.M.U. Cookery Book Arranged by Miss A.M.Campbell, M.A. Issued by the Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union of Victoria

By: (Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union of Victoria)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Melbourne, 1949

Edition: Seventh Impression

Seller ID: 10358


A near fine copy, showing only some minor rubbing to edges of card covers First compiled in 1929 and in demand ever since. Early editions such as this are now quite hard to come by. View more info

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The New P.W.M.U. Cookery Book Arranged by Miss A.M.Campbell, M.A. Issued by the Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union of Victoria

By: (Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union of Victoria)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Melbourne, 1936

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: 10359


Edges of card covers rubbed, otherwise a nice clean copy of a very scarce early edition. First compiled in 1929 and in demand ever since. Early editions such as this are now quite hard to come by. View more info

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The Principles of Institutional and Domestic Laundrywork

By: Jackman, Agnes; Rogers, B

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold & Co.: 1941

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: 9310


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275 Choice Recipes In aid of the Hamilton Red Cross Funds

By: Westacott, Miss G; Lowenstern, Mrs Ronald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hamilton, Red Cross Society: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2519


covers and a few pages lightly soiled, else v good View more info