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

"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

Colonial Mutual Life Cookery Book

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, N.d.(1940s)

Seller ID: 0003027

Condition: Good


Begins with several serious pages on health and nourishment and ends with invalid cookery. Quite comprehensive and includes an illustration on folding a table napkin. 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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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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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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Two 19TH Century Mss., One of Recipes the other a sort of commonplace book, including descriptions of boarding school life in Switzerland

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Switzerland & UK (?), .: c.1870- 1900

Seller ID: 2099

Condition: Good


covers worn, spines repaired, internally clean and tight The author of these interesting little works appears to be a Blanche Coumbe, who seems to have intended one of the exercise books to be a diary to be kept at her Swiss boarding school. Presumably some years later, for the handwriting is similar, if more mature, the empty book was used to write recipes in. These include Lemon Cheese cake (Mama's recipe), Cold Fig Pudding (Lady Bective) and French Potatoes, with some... 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

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 French Chef

By: (Julia Child)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: n.d. (1950s?)

Seller ID: 2046

Condition: Very Good


Fraying and wear to head of spine, rubbing and some stains to pictorial boards. A delightful little cook book intended as an introduction to French cooking for American girls. Although not accredited ( there are no author or publishing details) this book was produced by none other than Julia Child, who at the time had a popular tv show of the same name. 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 Cook's Companion

By: Alexander, Stephanie

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking: 1996

Seller ID: 906

Condition: Very Good


An excellent copy in as new, apparently unused condition Described on the cover as"The complete book of ingredients and recipes for the Australian kitchen", this is a splendid work from one of the country's finest cooks and sometime restaurateur. Packed with information, from sound advice on utensils and cookery basics to a vast collection of recipes arranged to accompany an aphabetical list of ingredients. Thus there are five recipes for anchovies plus referrals to six... View more info

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THE COOK'S COMPANION

By: Alexander, Stephanie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking: 1996

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 813

Condition: Very Good


Very Thick 4to; Well-used, with wear showing to boards (binding loose and soiled, edgewear, corners bumped, lamination missing in places). Internally there are occasional small food stains but otherwise clean. Described on the cover as"The complete book of ingredients and recipes for the Australian kitchen", this is a splendid work from one of the country's finest cooks and sometime restaurateur. Packed with information, from sound advice on utensils and cookery basics ... View more info

MASTERING THE ART OF FRENCH COOKING Volume 1

By: Beck, Simone; Bertholle, Louisette; Child, Julia

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1971

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Seller ID: 0003462

Condition: Very Good


PO name on ffep A book for the "servantless cook who can be unconcerned on occasion with budgets, waistlines, timetables, children's meals, or anything else which might interfere with the enjoyment of producing something wonderful to eat". Splendid introduction to a splendid book with its precise instruction on techniques and exceptionally good recipes. View more info

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MRS BEETON'S BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT Comprising Information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen-Maid, Butler, Footman, Coachman, etc.etc.

By: Beeton,Isabella

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Chancellor Press: 1991

Edition: Repr. of Enlgd.Facsimile of the First Edition (1861)

Seller ID: 5881


v.good in d/w Very readable in this larger sized facsimile, which does not include the colour plates of dishes, but does provide a portrait of the young author at rear. Useful access to the increasingly scarce and expensive first edition of this celebrated work. View more info

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The Williamsburg Art of Cookery or, Accomplish'd Gentlewomans' Companion: Being a Collection of upwards of Five Hundred of the most Ancient & Approv'd Recipes in Virginia Cookery

By: Bullock, Mrs Helen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Richmond, Virginia, Colonial Williamsburg: 1967

Edition: 12th prtg.

Seller ID: 1698

Condition: Good


The title is derived from the first American cookery book, published 1742, by William Parks in Williamsburg, which was based on a much larger book by Mrs E.Smith, published in England. Parks omitted recipes containing ingredients unobtainable in the colony. This nicely produced little book also includes recipes from handwritten notebooks, as well as a section on Christmas in Virginia. Useful bibliography at rear. 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

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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

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 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

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Mutton and Oysters The Victorians and their Food

By: Freeman, Sarah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz: 1989

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 1667

Condition: Very Good


fine in d/w An entertaining and well-written study. Chapters on shops and shopping customs, street sellers, markets, produce, drink, cooking and cookery writers, the food of the rich and the poor, children's diet, the vegetarian movement etc etc. View more info