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Interesting table decorations--
Derby Porcelain. 2 cows, often found in pairs or a variant of the pair, very early 19th century. No chips, scratches or repairs. An unusual decorative addition to a 21st Century table! the set- $900.
above: 5 matching early 19th century Fitzhugh syllabubs
below:36 superb French claret glasses- ca. 1820
J. George Frederick and Jean Joyce. LONG ISLAND SEAFOOD COOK BOOK. NY: The Business Bourse, 1939. exceptional copy, bright jacket, light shelf wear. booksellers label from the Corner Book Shop, NYC. of Eleanor Lowenstein. $375.
Baked Flounder, Ronkonkoma
Shrimp-Flounder Rolls, Port Washington
Scallops and Oysters-Crabs, Seaford
Shad With Sorrel, Sheepshead Bay
Boullibaisse, Sunrise Highway
Short list August 25, 2018--September 6, 2018
W. S. Burke. EVERY-DAY MENUS FOR INDIAN HOUSE-KEEPERS WITH A KITCHEN DICTIONARY AND SOME EASILY MADE CUPS AND COCKTAILS. Calcutta: Thacker, Spink & Co., 1923. fourth edition. 163 pages. 84 suggested menus, hotweather menus, recipes. A well used copy with a loose binding. Menus for breakfast, tiffin and dinner, combining traditional British foods with traditional Indian foods. menus, recipes and kitchen vocabulary ‘The Hindustani phonetically spelt; the verbs in Imperative Mood.’ with a split, loose binding, taped spine, bumped edges and scuffed boards. scarce title. $375.
Virginia Woolf. MRS DALLOWAY. NY: The Modern Library, 1928. Later printing presumably, no printings stated. VG without a jacket. $35.
Okakura Kakuzo. THE BOOK OF TEA. Vermont: Richard Tuttle, 1957. second printing. Tuttle first thus edition 1956. Slipcase and printed boards. a VG copy. $30.
Okakura Kazuko. THE BOOK OF TEA. NY: Duffield and Company, 1912, c.1906. an early VG copy. shadow of news clipping in the inside front covers. green cloth. bright titles. $65.
David Embury. THE FINE ART OF MIXING DRINKS. NY: Doubleday, 1958, new revised edition. mixology. an unused copy, slightly shelf worn. DJ. $125.
Adriana Loredo. ARROZ CON MANGO. Havana: Ramallo, 1952.
Gleaned from the internet: Rosa Hilda Zell wrote the cooking column for the journal Bohemia and was able to mix her recipes with astute & engaging journalism of island politics. The author of the internet page said it was a much anticipated part of the journal—her writing brought wisdom and comfort to people during trying times. The title of the recipe book literally translates as a sticky mess or it's complicated- Adriana Loredo (Rosa Hilda Zell) 1910-1971. $350.
Mrs. W. H. Brewer. AUNT MARY’S NEW ENGLAND COOK BOOK. Boston: Lockwood, Brooks & Co., 1881. 72 pages of plain cooking. A small selection of cooking and household recipes, beef stews, chowders, potatoes and other northern fruits and vegetables, apples & quinces, New Hampshire Cakes, Election Cake, Gingerbread—cold weather foods. a slim volume, some spine loss upper and lower, moisture stains to some pages, all pages present. small bookseller sticker from Tessa McKirdy of Rottingdean. condition noted. Bitting 59. $300.
Hugh Lofting. GUB GUB'S BOOK.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1932. 1st British. yellow cloth with blue stamped title on front cover and spine. bright and cleanwith a slight cock—“ Food Map Showing the two hemispheres where the most delectable eatables are to be found.” a gastronomy of food from the viewpoint of a piggy, Prof Gub Gub D.S.D. ( Doctor of Salad Dressing) humorous of course by the creator of Dr. Doolittle”. Xmas inscription dated 1932 to Peter from Mummie & Daddy with a book plate. $450.