Joanne Hendricks, Cookbooks

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from  NYC, Broome Street, now called SoHo:

THE HANDBOOK OF CARVING WITH HINTS FOR THE DINNER-TABLE. London: George Routledge and Sons & New York: 416 Broome Street, n.d. ca. 1860 or before.  #6, in the ‘Miniature Series.’  82 pages + several pages of Routledge advertising. gilt edges, bent upper corner. pebbled, purple cloth boards. $115. 


an early 19th century  American imprint:

The Late Lord Chesterfield. PRINCIPLES OF POLITENESS AND OF KNOWING THE WORLD. CONTAINING EVERY INSTRUCTION NECESSARY TO COMPLETE THE GENTLEMANAND MAN OF FASHION—….TO WHICH IS ANNEXED GREGORY’S LEGACY FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF YOUTH. Dover (New Hampshire): Jesse Varney and Co., 1814. small  32mo, paper over wood, text block heavily foxed, sturdy copy. a title with many imprints, beginning first in 1774 by Eugenia Stanhope spouse of the illegitimate son of Lord Chesterfield to whom these letters were addressed—  $95. 

A LIFE-TIME COLLECTION OF 688 RECIPES FOR DRINKS. London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, 1934. first printing stated. clean and unmarked with a less than stellar jacket, stained and sticking to the book at the spine and back cover— $300. 


j. George Frederick & Jean Joyce. LONG ISLAND SEAFOOD COOK BOOK.  NY: The Business Bourse, Publishers, 1939.  324 pages. 85% Book is clean and perhaps unused in a complete dust jacket, bright but a bit worn. Celebrating Long Island regional cooking. Chowders, oysters, clams, flounder, mussels, eel, crab, shrimp, scallop, recipes from Rockaway, Great South Bay, Little Neck, Montauk, Sea Island, Block Island, Belle Harbor, many, many, many more towns. collectable. $300. 



Daniel Spoerri. MYTHOLOGY AND MEATBALLS. Berkeley: Aris Books, 1982. hardcover edition with DJ. $50.




-from Lavonne Axford. English Language Cookbooks, 1600-1973: this copy has an original errata sheet that is included in this copy and errors that are in this edition, possibly the 1849 first edition, have been corrected in the 1850. This was checked against the ‘on line LOC 1850 edition.’

book description:

errata sheet included. errors in this (presumed first) edition were corrected in the 1850 ‘on line’ LOC --Katherine Bitting's copy.  book begins with a FEP, original half title page, (fascimile title page of the fourth edition 1853 revised inserted) front index, missing pp 13-20, ends at page 502 missing approx 5 pages compared to the Bitting. Carefully repaired pages. some pencil marginalia, but not recipe notes. no first editions listed in WorldCat or Copac. later editions listed in Cagle, 803; Axford, 226 & Bitting 398. 




from Axford:

back cover: 

Cecilia Peel. INDIAN CURRIES SOUPS AND SANDWICHES. A COMPLETE GUIDE FOR THE EUROPEAN HOUSEKEEPER.  London: W. Thacker & Co., 1930. 79 pages. Wyvern’s introductory essay (n.b. not in the earliest editions,) just less than half of this volume, is a description of curry preparation, speaking with great esteem of the old cooks who, with patience and with great skill and exactness, mixed powders for seasonings and concoctions for curries. The last half of the book is recipes of soups and sandwiches. Internally unused, crisp, light wear to the boards. $145.