NEW AND OF INTEREST:
2 AMERICAN MANUSCRIPT BOOKS.
Miss Louise D.E. Schmieder. Mount Vernon, New York. 1884.
2-3 hands.polished cotton sewn cover over boards. $165.
A WELL ORGANIZED SCRAP BOOK. New England Homestead Cook Book.
recipe clippings from the journal which ran from 1842-1969. organized subjects within this Compositions book. unnamed clipper. $60.
Brillat-Savarin. LA PHYSIOLOGIE DU GOÛT. Paris: Éditions Jean Budry & Cie.,Decembre, 1926. #270 of 370. original paper covers bound in 1/4 leather marbled boards. tissue guard over J.E. Labourer etching. in fine condition. a couple of fox spots. $450.
RARE AND DESIRABLE:
1 mimeographed page from ECOLE DES 3 GOURMANDES. The cooking school started by Child, Beck and Bertholle in Paris in the 1950's. Stamped twice with the ever so familiar design Julia wore as an embroidered patch pinned to her shirt in her PBS TV show, The French Chef. Some wear. $1500.
STERLING TODDY LADLE. London, ca.1802. 7 1/2" sterling cap on a balene twist. delicate and sweet. $325.
E.D. Longman and S. Loch. PINS AND PINCUSHIONS. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1911. an anthology, from the history of to rolling pins and hair pins. Amusing and interesting. 188 pages. Bookplate on paste on: from theLace Collection of Florence L. Cohen. then changing hands with a bookplate on the FEP from Richard Harrison Martin. in VG. red cloth. $60.
Cyril Grange. F.R.H.S. THE COMPLETE BOOK OF HOME FOOD PRESERVATION FRUIT, VEGETABLES, POULTRY, MEAT, FISH, EGGS AND THE MAKING OF JAMS, JELLIES, PICKLES, CHUTNEYS, SAUCES, KETCHUPS, VINEGARS, WINES, BEERS & CIDERS. London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1949. third printing. with illustrations. with dust wrapper. a clean bright copy with a little shelf wear to the jacket. $65.
George Clinch. ENGLISH HOPS. London: McCorquodale & Co., 1919. 120 pages, green cloth covered hard cover- a bit stained, inside clean and bright with a particular older book smell from publishers who printed technical or scholarly books- An anthology that includes historical essays with illustrations. with several sections devoted to references of papers, studies, bibliographies. $150.
Mrs. Sale Barker. KATE GREENAWAY’S BIRTHDAY BOOK. London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., n.d. A tiny, slightly used copy, yet very clean and with the tiny dust jacket. $65.
Princess Alexandre Gagarine. THE BORZOI COOK BOOK. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. 1st edition. Russian cookery from the house of Madame Dragomirov of Kiev. 416 recipes from bortsch to walnut jam. 247 pages, lightly tones pages, very clean and bright with batik colored boards. front panel and flap of dust jacket. $125.
--THE RUSSIAN COOKBOOK. London: William Heinemann, Ltd., 1924. $95.
Henri de Montety. LE MARIAGE MUSULMAN EN TUNISIE. Paris: SAPI editions, 1941. limited edition #45/100. in French. illustrations by de Roubtzoff, Aly Ben Salem and René de Souza. ith hand painted aquarelles, uncut pages, 8 designs, 6 handpainted, p.88 has printing error, with tissue page overlay. covering all aspects of the ceremony from Henri’s perspective. 137 pages. $175.
M. Grieve. F.R.H.S. CULINARY HERBS AND CONDIMENTS. NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1940. third printing. c.1934. recipes with the addition of historical context. $60.
Alexandre Dumaine. MA CUISINE. Paris: Pensee Moderne, 1972. 215 pages. French chef and restauranteur Dumaine also known as Le Magnifique, Le Roi des Cuisiniers and Le Cuisinier des Roi, menus and recipes. Color glossy pictures. A coveted title and a VG copy in a VG jacket. $450.
An obscure title:
Achille de Behec. LA CUCINA PRACTICA ed ECONOMICA PER LA FAMIGLIA OSSIA L’ARTE DI MANGIAR BENE E SPENDER POCO. Napoli: Società Editrice Partenopea, n.d. ca.1910. 272 pages. bound in stiffer paper jacket. tape restored paper cover, text block solid. The New York Academy of Medicine owns a different title, 1907, with restorative recipes to improve health. in Italian.$250.00
Cynthia M. Westover. WHAT ONE WOMAN THINKS. ESSAYS OF HARYOT HOLT CAHOON. New York: Tait, Sons & Company, Publishers, 1893. presumed first. essays pertaining to woman, the home, equal rights- suffrage, raising a family, having a voice in the late 19th century in the State of Arkansas. $95. frontis portrait of Cahoon, with tissue guard. gray cloth cover with stamped decorative title. see here for her brief bio. 269 page. $95.
The Ladies of Noyan, Province of Quebec, Canada. THE FAMILY COOK BOOK. Bedford: A.T. Gould, 1911. 130 pages. Includes business advertising. And recipes have contributor’s names. cloth cover, restored endpages. Tight binding. Driver 130. $325.
Dick Humelbergius Secundus. APICIAN MORSELS: OR, TALES OF THE TABLE, KITCHEN, AND LARDER CONTAINING A NEW AND IMPROVED CODE OF EATICS; SELECT EPICURIAN PRECEPTS…etc. London: Whittaker, Treacher and Co., 1829. first edition. 25 curious and interesting essays. 1st edition for London. 1 illustration as frontis, in a repaired but stabilized state. 3/4 leather, stamped spine, marbled boards. $125.
U.P. Hedrick. THE PEARS OF NEW YORK. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1921. Twenty-ninth Annual Report— Vol.2 Part II. Sixth in the series of hardy fruits issued by the New York Agricultural Experiment Station. 636 pages, bound in green cloth covered sturdy boards. Gilt title on spine and front, tissue guard between frontis and title page. minor scuffing. a very good copy. full page color illustrations. $300.
U.P. Hedrick. THE PLUMS OF NEW YORK. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1911. Eighteenth Annual Report— Vol.3— Part II. third in the series of hardy fruits issued by the New York Agricultural Experiment Station. 616 pages, bound in green cloth covered sturdy boards. Gilt title on spine and front, tissue guard between frontis and title page. minor scuffing. a very good copy. full page color illustrations. $300.
Rev. C. David Badham, M.D. PROSE HALIEUTICS OR ANCIENT AND MODERN FISH TATTLE. London: John W. Parker and Son, 1854. an anthology— from descriptions of the ancient to the modern art, fish sauces (!) ancient of course, different species described, in depth description of physiology, in the market places, unusual traits of that species, in art. An incredible anthology of fish prattle. blue decorative stamped cloth with gilt title on spine. 552 pages. index includes such varied topics as Chaucer; eel; minnow; Naples Bay; Pliny; poisonious fish; Shad; Sophocles. footnotes. hinges reinforced. $150.
W.W. Tucker (Translator) . THE REPUBLIC OF SAN MARINO. Cambridge [MA] Riverside Press, 1880. translated from the first French edition of 1827 by Auger St.Hippolyte. history of this mountain duchy surrounded by the country of Italy. $145.
M. W. Maigne. VERITABLE TRESOR DES MENAGES.Paris: P. Lebrigre-Duquesne, Editeur, 1868. 580 pages. a huge compilation of recipes and receipts for cooking and household. In French. Inside many mementos, clippings, advertising and 4 leaf clovers. $115.
Osbert & Sacheverelle Sitwell. ALL AT SEA. [London] Duckworth, 1927. first edition. VG/VG. Cecil Beaton illustrated, ‘bright’ pink jacket of a cocktail bar on an ocean liner. not a cook or a cocktail book. observational essays and a play entitled ‘All At Sea.’ (Being) A Social Tragedy in 3 Acts For First Class Passengers Only. $150.
D. H. Lawrence. TWILIGHT IN ITALY. New York: W. Huebsch, 1916. a collection of essays including one entitled ‘The Lemon Gardens.’ Lake Garda infamous for her terraced gardens to the west of the lake. A travelogue of a particular, and some might say peculiar person. $75.
Martin Parr. MEXICO. London: Chris Boot Ltd., 2006. Oblong shape publication. Bold, bright, lively colors of Mexico are captured in signature focused vinyettes by Parr, many here are food related. an inscribed copy. $75.