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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.

By: ALI-BAB, E. Darenne, E. Duval, A. ESCOFFIER, et al

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Flammarion: 1957

Seller ID: 41393

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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 ele... View more info

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COOKERY FOR TODAY

By: Batchelder, Ann

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Chicago, Butterick Publishing Co: 1932

Seller ID: 40456

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight in original pictorial cloth binding depicting a beautifully set table with flowers, china, glassware, and silverware. Cloth rubbed at corners and spine ends, faded on rear cover. Nearly 400 recipes from Boston Brown Bread to Martha Washington Fruit Cake to Pigeons in Casserole to Oysters a l'Indienne to Dixie Relish to Hungarian Goulash, plus Ten Exclusive Recipes by Ann Batchelder.; 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. View more info

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GIBIER et VOLAILLE dans LA CUISINE INTERNATIONALE (Game and Poultry)

By: Bickel, Walter ; and Rene Kramer

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Paris, Editions Vilo: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41392

ISBN: 2719100137

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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 o... View more info

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THE WINE OF THE DOURO

By: Bolitho, Hector

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Sidgwick and Jackson: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39743

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


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 ... View more info

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GOLDEN TIPS - A Description of Ceylon and its Great Tea Industry

By: Cave, Henry W.

Price: $299.99

Publisher: London, Samson Low Marston & Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41472

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 474 & [1, ad] pages; Publisher's cream cloth, blocked and stamped in gilt in an elaborate all-over pattern of leaves, slate grey endpapers, all edges gilt. A wonderful copy of the first edition of a handsome book -- of interest both for its subject: tea and its plantations, and the setting: Ceylon, now known as Sri Lanka. A particularly well-preserved copy, with an inscription in ink on the verso of the front free endpaper: "For Annie G. Mawle / a present from / the Author's Sister." The spine is bright and shows neither toning nor fading, the endpapers are clean and fresh, wit... View more info

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The Young Housewife's Daily Assistant on all Matters relating to Cookery and Housekeeping containing bills of family fare for every day in the year, which include breakfast and dinner for a small family, and dinner for two servants: also twelve bills of fare for dinner parties, and two for evening entertainments, with the cos annexed, also di

By: Cre-Fydd

Price: $99.94

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, And Co: 1888

Seller ID: 41824

Condition: Very Good


Cre- Fydd's Family Fare; cci, 341 pages; Former owner's name and drawing on feps and first blank, otherwise clean and tight in original brick coloured cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine, decorative stamping to front board in black and gilt. A number of cookery books designed to assist the young housewife of the rapidly increasing middle class were produced in the second half of the nineteenth century in Britain, and some of these gave suggested menus for every day of the year. One of these was Cre-Fydd's Family Fare: The Young Housewife's Daily Assistant, [first] published in 1864... View more info

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PROVIDORE

By: Johnson, Simon

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Hodder: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41396

ISBN: 0733608671

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Clean and tight in original cloth binding in very nice dustjacket. Unmarked, near new. A beautifully produced and illustrated book for those who genuinely appreciate fine food. Interweaves the traditions, stories and flavours of the world of food with recipes from Australia's premier chefs. ; 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. View more info

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Essai sur les moyens de régénérer l'agriculture en France et plus particulièrement les départements du Midi

By: Lardier, J.-S.

Price: $749.94

Publisher: Marseilles, chez Antoine Richard: 1820-21

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41599

Condition: Very Good


3 vols. pages; Three volumes bound in contemporary half calf over marbled paper-covered boards with tiny vellum tips reinforcing the corners, flat spines -- each volume has a pair of green leather labels lettered in gilt. These three volumes once belonged to Dr. Arpad Plesch, with the great collector's impressive red leather book-label tooled and lettered in gilt mounted to the front paste-down of the first volume. The spine of the first volume has a small piece missing along the top edge and has recieved a minor repair, there is a surface scrape along the spine of the third volume, which is ... View more info

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RANDOM RECIPES

By: Mandeville, Minn-ell

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Louisville, John P. Morton: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38588

Condition: Near Fine


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' fo... View more info

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WHAT ONE CAN DO WITH A CHAFING-DISH - A Guide for Amateur Cooks

By: Sawtelle, H. L.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 1892

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 38421

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info