• Topic: Sports and Activities: Cookery / Food & Wine

6 Matches Found.

Agnes C. Maitland:
The Cookery Primer - for School and Home use. A Careful Collection of Recipes for very Cheap Wholesome Dishes fit for Hard-working Thrifty People. With a Variety of Hints for Hard Times.

London: John Hogg, n.d. [1888]. Presumed first edition. 158pp. Verso of title page bears an 1889 Prize inscription. Much earnest advice, and the ingredients for each recipe are priced - most meals costing only a few pennies. Contents in good condition, with some foxing to prelims, and minor spotting or slight soiling throughout. pp10-11 & 32-33 tanned from former bookmarks. Publishers' advertisements to pastedowns. In kitchen-toned decorative cloth boards, with a later black cloth spine. Firm and trim, a very nice copy. Very Good.

Price: 60.00

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Edited by 'Isobel' of Home Notes:
Dainty Dishes for Slender Incomes. [No. I of the Isobel Handbooks].

London: C. Arthur Pearson Limited, n.d. [1895]. First or early edition. 128pp, endpapers foxed and pages tanned, but contents otherwise unmarked and in good clean order: includes some advertisements. In the original binding of green cloth printed in black. Boards firm, with some toning and soiling, upper joint fraying a little. Good+.

Price: 24.00

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Menus and Recipes for Aga Cookery Demonstrations. Tuesday Wednesday Thursday.

London: Aga Heat Limited, 1938. 14, [2]. Stapled booklet, 209x133mm. Recipes for three days' morning and afternoon demonstrations. Printed in black and magenta, with humourous decorations. Slight creasing and soiling, staples rusty but firm, in the original decorated grey paper covers. Fair copy. Good+.

Price: 16.00

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Gastronomie Pratique: Etudes Culinaires. Huitieme edition / 8me edn. Suivies du Traitement de l'Obesite des Gourmands.

Paris: Ernest Flammarion, 1950. Eighth edition. 1279pp. A very clean and little-used copy. Formerly in a sellotaped cover, and the tape has left brown marks to the first and last few blank pages. The closed edges are flecked with foxing, and there is a pale brown mark from a splash to the upper corner of the text block: at some openings this has encroached slightly onto the page surface, leaving faint brown marks to the top margin. Contents otherwise very fresh. Large quarto, in the original binding of pale buckram titled in blue and black. Slightly foxed, with some soiling and ridging to spine: minimal other signs of wear. A very good firm copy. VG+.
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Price: 125.00

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Dorothy Hartley: illustrated by Hookway Cowles:
Food in England.

London: Macdonald, 1954. First edition. 676pp, illustrated with photographic plates, and drawings in the text. Contents strikingly fresh and clean. Faint tanning to endpapers. Small faint splash to top edge of closed text block. In the original binding of orange cloth, spine titled in gilt. Boards bright, spine faded and stained, with a small repair at the head. In the protected price-clipped pictorial dust jacket. Front panel clean, chipped to the bottom inner corner, back panel chipped to upper inner corner, absent spine stood in for by a photocopy (printed a little smaller than the original): the parts professionally brought together and made good. Contents, fine: binding, VG in good dust-jacket.

Price: 750.00

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Anne Willan: with photographs by Langdon Clay:
A Kitchen in Burgundy.

London: Cassell, 2000. First UK edition. 304pp, richly illustrated in colour. Contents fresh, clean, and unmarked. In the original bright yellow laminated binding, spine titled in burgundy and white. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket, bright and fresh, with slight knock to base of spine affecting both book and jacket. Near Fine in near fine dust-jacket.
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Price: 65.00

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