[London: n.d., c. 1723 or after]. Later issue. Kidder (1666-1737) ran a popular pastry school, his obituary in... Read More
London: Barnett & Foster, . First edition.
New York: American Biscuit and Mfg. Co. West St. from Bethune to 12th St, before 1898. American Biscuit was formed in 1889-90 by Adolphus Green and in 1898 it was amalgamated into N.B.C.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1865. First American edition of the Leonard Francis Simpson translation (First published in London in 1859). “When the first edition of the Handbook of Dining was published, it was not written with a view to elucidate the two great questions —Corpulency and Leanness —...
[Anderson & Ritchie. Ward Ritchie Press, 1954]. Second printing. Signed by all the editors. Signed on the half title by Helen and Philip Brown, Katharine Best, and Katharine Hillyer.
N. P: Happiness Candy Stores, Inc, n. d. Each bearing the notation that they are “Redeemable at any United Profit-Sharing Redemption Station according to Terms of Catalog of United Profit-Sharing Corporation”.
New York: S. Anargyros, c. 1903. TURKISH TROPHIES-HAMILTON KING GIRLS-PREMIUM CIGARETTE CARDS. Fourth Series: Period Costumes: ATC HamiltonKings Girls 27-611700, 1710, 1730, 1763, 1780, 1787, 1790, 1794, 1800, 1810, 1814, 1820, 1824, 1829, 1839, 1849, 1860, 1864, 1870, 1875, 1882, 1890, 1896, 1900, 1903.
np: ca. 1916-1917. First edition of one of only 2 publications of the author during his lifetime. George Washington Carver, who was known for experiments in crop diversification, offers advice and recipes on how to use the year's unusually large sweet potato crop to make flour, bread, and even biscuits.
Paris: Chez Rollins; Bruxelles, Jean Léonard, 1726. First French edition, English first edition was published in 1724. First French edition of Cheyne’s famous “Essay of Health and Long Life.” The author, who at one time weighed over 400 pounds, sets out rules for healthy living.
New York: Doubleday, . First edition. Signed on bookplate on ffep "Bon Appétit/ Julia Child." Also inscribed on half-title "To John Ferrone with admiration. Noel Fitch 30 Sept 97."
New York: Doubleday, . Bound Galleys. Notes in John Ferrone's hand.
New York: Samuel & William Wood, 1838. Twenty-Second Edition, Enlarged and Corrected by the Author [actually 4th edition, 12th printing].
Amstelaedami: Apud Henricum Wetstenium, 1689. Fifth edition of DE TRICLINO; third edition of DE TINTINABULIS (but the first to include Magis’ treatise on the rack). Roman Gastronomy, Bell Ringing, and Torture. Pedro Chocón, also known as Petrus Ciacconius, (1526-1581) was a professor of Greek at the university of Salamanca who.....
Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1845. Early American edition. Early American edition of this confectioner's manual, first published in the United States in 1844. With a 2-page preface to the American edition dated Dec. 1843 by Philadelphia confectioner Eleanor Parkinson and with an advertisement for her business at the rear.
London: Printed and Published for the Author by Bradbury & Evans, . First Edition.
New York: Derrydale Press, . First edition, "Unnumbered for Review" of 1250 copies. With mimeographed copy of Biography of De Gouy (with some damage) for Reviewers, born in France, learned under his father.
New York: Derrydale Press, . First edition, #810 of 1250 copies. Presentation from Orville Wright. With a Xmas card from Orville Wright. With a note "From Uncle Orv - Feb. 7, 1940"
New York: Greenberg: Publisher [Copyright by Mrs L.P. De Gouy], . New Edition. [Second Edition]. M.F.K. Fisher Introduction to Second Edition. 'Its prose is not deathless. There are many better written books on both theory and practice of gastronomy, but..." IntroductionWe have never seen this edition before.
Naples: Presso Domenico Pianeso, 1781. Etiquette. Contains his treatise on medieval etiquette and manners “Gatateo.” Fitzherbert left England to be able to openly practice Catholicism, he matriculated at the University of Douay and studied civil law in Bologna. Tried for treason in England for his catholic interests he resided in.....
London: 20, Piccadilly and 11, Abchurch Lane City, c. 1875. A lovely little catalogue of wines imported from Europe and South Africa. In an introductory note, Denman makes a strong case for Hungarian and Greek wine: "The flavour is pure and delicate; they do not require to be assisted by...
London: Chatto & Windus, 1902. Second Edition.
Glen Ellen, California: May 10, 1984-February 11, 1985. A charming series of letters from the legendary food writer and memoirist M.F.K. Fisher (1908-1992), written from her final home in Glen Ellen, to one Maurice Gordon, a recently befriended fellow northern Californian, who shared with Fisher a love of food and...
Edinburgh: Printed for Peter Hill, 1806. Fifth edition, improved and enlarged.
Chicago: Walter Hill, 1936.
New York: Bloch Publishing Company "The Jewish Book Concern" 1923. Fourth Edition.
Paris: Capelle et Renand, 1808. First edition. Pristine Copy, Uncut in Wrappers. A stunning uncut copy in wrappers of the first edition of this seminal guide to the art of entertaining by the great gourmand and father of food writing, Grimod de la Reynière (1758-1837). Manuel des Amphitryons includes sections.....