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L'ART CULINAIRE FRANCAIS  PAR NOS GRANDS MAITRES DE LA CUISINE 3760 recettes. 280 gravures en noir. 420 sujets en couleurs., ALI-BAB, E. Darenne, E. Duval, A. ESCOFFIER, et al
1 ALI-BAB, E. Darenne, E. Duval, A. ESCOFFIER, et al L'ART CULINAIRE FRANCAIS PAR NOS GRANDS MAITRES DE LA CUISINE 3760 recettes. 280 gravures en noir. 420 sujets en couleurs.
Flammarion 1957 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 4to 11" - 13" tall 
1044 pages; Clean and tight in original binding and very nice dustjacket. Large heavy book. les recettes de cuisine, patisserie, conserves des maîtres contemporains les plus réputés OCLC: 1015325 A veritable enclyclopedia of French cuisine with lengthy explanations of ingredients, kitchen tools, and methods. A fundamental reference for every cook and chef. Requires additional postage for Priority or Overseas shipping. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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GIBIER et VOLAILLE dans LA CUISINE INTERNATIONALE (Game and Poultry), Bickel, Walter ; and Rene Kramer
2 Bickel, Walter ; and Rene Kramer GIBIER et VOLAILLE dans LA CUISINE INTERNATIONALE (Game and Poultry)
Paris Editions Vilo 1975 2719100137 / 9782719100134 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 8vo 
496 pages; Pictorial dustjacket, photographic illustrations in colour and in black & white. A Fine clean, tight, bright red book in Fine original dustjacket protected by glassine. An immaculate copy of this important, scarce cooking reference -- more than just a compilation of recipes, this volume contains detailed instruction in techniques of selecting, preparing and cooking game fowl and game meats. Succinct descriptions of the game animals themselves along with their general behaviours and habitats accompanied by charming drawings of each species. Step by step photographs of the process of cutting the meats for cooking, clear well presented recipes and beautiful colour photographs of the finished dishes with suggestions for attractive plating. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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THE WINE OF THE DOURO, Bolitho, Hector
3 Bolitho, Hector THE WINE OF THE DOURO
London Sidgwick and Jackson 1956 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 4to 11" - 13" tall 
24, 38 pages; Clean and tight in original light blue cloth binding in very good dustjacket with minor toning at spine. "a book for tranquil readers who enjoy their wine -- especially the wine of the Douro. Hector Bolitho tells the story of the vintage ... and the romantic story of the English port shippers in Oporto -- an aristocracy of traders, guarding their traditions and their ethics, against all ravages of change. The Douro River, with the ghosts of Wellington's soldier slumbering in the shade of the olive trees, casts a spell over the traveller: Bolitho makes that spell very real to us in his narrative and in the illustrations [fabulous b&w photographs] he has chosen to support it." OCLC: 1718227 
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THE WILLIAMSBURG ART OF COOKERY or Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion Being a Collection of upwards of Five Hundred of the most Ancient & Approv'd Recipes in Virginia Cookery, Bullock, Helen
4 Bullock, Helen THE WILLIAMSBURG ART OF COOKERY or Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion Being a Collection of upwards of Five Hundred of the most Ancient & Approv'd Recipes in Virginia Cookery
Williamsburg August Dietz & Son 1955 Leather Near Fine 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Full brown calf leather binding in the style of the 18th century with four raised bands, black leather spine label with gilt lettering, boards ruled in blind. Contents clean and tight, binding in very nice condition. A charming volume of 18th century recipes derived from the First American cook book - The Compleat Housewife, or Accomplished Gentlewoman's Companion, which was printed in Williamsburg in 1742 by William Park. Even as many Additions and Elaborations have been made in the Text, so have typographical Adjustments been made; yet the typographic Style and Spirit is that of Parks, the First Virginia Printer. The Book is printed on specially made paper it represents a frank and careful reconstruction of the paper made by William Parks at his Mill near Williamsburg and carries his own mark and the arms of the Virginia Colony. The Illustrations by Elmo Jones of Richmond are newly drawn in simulation of the technique of eighteenth century engravers and are reproduced in line cuts. The binding is styled on the simple designs used by Parks. Also includes a Table of favorite Williamsburg garden herbs; An Account of Virginia Hospitality; Considerations on the Observation of Christmas in Virginia; An Account of Health Drinking; Treatises on Various Branches of Cooking; etc. A beautifully designed and produced book with some very tasty recipes -- Soft Ginger Cakes, Damnson Plum Pie, Old Virginia Butter Cake, Apple Tansy, Beef Steake and Ham Pie, Brunswick Stew, Tongue a la Terrapin, Old Virginia Ash Cake, Quaking Pudding, Roasted Wild Duck or Teal, etc. 
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FLORIDA SALADS, Harris, Frances Barber
5 Harris, Frances Barber FLORIDA SALADS
Jacksonville Frances Barber Harris 1914 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo 
50 pages; A First Edition of this classic Florida cook book. OCLC: 26222366 Clean and tight in original green cloth binding with colour illustration laid-on front board. Former owner's name in pencil on front endpaper and a small scrape to left side of illustration on front cover, otherwise clean and tight in very nice condition. Kumquat Salad, Loquat Salad, Kippered Herring Salad, Crab Salad, Avocado Pear Salad, Mammee-Sapota Salad, Sardines in Lemon Jelly, Porcupine Salad, Anchovy Sandwiches, etc. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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RANDOM RECIPES, Mandeville, Minn-ell
6 Mandeville, Minn-ell RANDOM RECIPES
Louisville John P. Morton 1940 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
90 pages; Clean and tight in original black cloth binding with decorative white lettering and stamped devices. Southern cook book containing among others recipes for corn dodgers, Zwieback cake, apricot mousse, persimmon pudding, fish au gratin, liver supreme, gumbo albert, Molded Caviar and Egg Salad, Escallopped Shrimp and Tuna; Crab Gumbo; Frenched Lamb Chops; Date Meringue; etc. From the author's foreword: "These recipes have been begged, borrowed and stolen from hither and yon and are put down as they were originally concocted. Many of them have been used up and down 'The River' for generations. I fear me this book is not orderly as most nice Cook Books are. M. S. M."; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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A LA RECTOR - A Miscellany of Cooking Recipes Assembled With Great Diligence and Faithfully Described Herein By George Rector Unveiling the Culinary Mysteries of the World Famous George Rector, Rector, George
7 Rector, George A LA RECTOR - A Miscellany of Cooking Recipes Assembled With Great Diligence and Faithfully Described Herein By George Rector Unveiling the Culinary Mysteries of the World Famous George Rector
New York The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. 1933 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 8vo 
110 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial boards, lavender endpapers with images of chefs and waiters. Delicious recipes presented with delightful text and illustrations. "Recipes assembled with Great Diligence and Faithfully described herein by George Ractor whose Renown as an Epicure extends even to Foreign Lands, including the Magnificent Formula for his Celebrated Onion Soup. Illuminated with many Merry Tales, Pictures, etc. and Painstakingly edited by an Authority of Note." Handy card laid-in with "Helpful Information for Cooks" printed in white on lavender background matching the endpapers. Measurements, cooking temperatures, and cooking techniques briefly described. Some of the recipes include: Oeufs Poches a la Provencale; Ragout de Lapin; Baked Bluefish Creole; Molded Salmon Salad; Rum Tum Ditty; Squab en Casserole; Oyster Pie; Turkish Lamb Cakes; Lemon Meringue Pie; etc. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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BREAD AND BREAD MAKING  How To Make Many Varieties Easily And With The Best Results, Rorer, Sarah Tyson
8 Rorer, Sarah Tyson BREAD AND BREAD MAKING How To Make Many Varieties Easily And With The Best Results
Philadelphia Arnold and Associates 1899 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 12mo 7" - 7½" tall Signed by Author
[SIGNED by the AUTHOR]; Autograph; 82, (6) pages; Inscribed and Signed by the author on half-title "To Alice / Christmas 1900 / Sarah Tyson Rorer" Owner's name in pencil on front pastedown endpaper Alice P?????, Philadelphia, PA. Two colour plates and a few in text black & white illustrations. Rorer was educated in cooking at the New Century School of Cookery, Philadelphia. After she completed school, she herself became a teacher of cooking and dietetics at the New Century Club in 1881. In 1884 she founded the The Philadelphia School of Cookery. She was editor and part owner of Table Talk from 1886 to 1892, was an editor of Household News from 1893 to 1897, then was a member of the staff of the Ladies Home Journal until 1911 when Good Housekeeping secured her services. In this book, Rorer begins with the basics like Picking Your Flour; moves on the various methods of leavening Yeast, Salt Rising, etc.; then bread recipes - including Nun's Puffs, Vienna Rolls, French Rolls, Crumpets, Swedish Bread, Rice Bread, South Carolina Golden Bread, English Muffins, German Horns, Egg Crackers, Cream Toast, German Cinnamon Buns, Baking Powder Buscuits, Corn Muffins, Fruit Gems, Sally Lunn Bread, Steamed Boston Brown Bread, Mush Bread, German Puffs, etc. A very scarce cookbook from the turn of the 19th to 20th centuries. OCLC 656553126; Signed by Author 
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WHAT ONE CAN DO WITH A CHAFING-DISH - A Guide for Amateur Cooks, Sawtelle, H. L.
9 Sawtelle, H. L. WHAT ONE CAN DO WITH A CHAFING-DISH - A Guide for Amateur Cooks
New York Putnam 1892 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good Oblong 8vo 
80 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial boards with navy blue cloth spine. Fritadella, Salmon a la Reine, Welsh Rarebit, Fricassied Eggs, Lobster au Naturel, Beignets de Pommes, Canvas Back Duck, Devilled Ox Tongue, Curried Veal, etc. Beautifully designed and produced, elegant classic dishes of the late 19th century. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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PARIS BISTRO COOKERY [ 1st Edition with Dustjacket ], Watt, Alexander
10 Watt, Alexander PARIS BISTRO COOKERY [ 1st Edition with Dustjacket ]
London MacGibbon & Kee 1957 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
195 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth binding in blue dustjacket. A charming guide to 50 small restaurants of Paris in the late 1950s with 100 recipes of their house specialities. The author Alexander Watt was the co-author with James Beard of "Paris Cuisine." Some of the restaurants include Chez Pierre, La Coquille, Au Clocher du Village, Chez Camille Renault, Sylvain, Chez Maitre Paul, Au Vieux Paris, Mimi de Saint-TroppLe Ruban Bleu, Pharamond, Chez Puline, etc. Recipes are delicious classics: Croustade Jurasienne, Ris de Veau Ilede-France,Poulet Sainte ThereseRognon de Veau a la Creme, Turbot avec Sauce Diable Bleu, Piece de Boeuf en Chevreuil, Langouste au Porto, Poulet Picasso, Osso Buco, Rable de Lievre Smitane, Morue a l'Auvergnate, Navarin aux Pommes, etc. Tiny pamphlet with "Six Danish Recipes" laid-in. 
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