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M. Parloa. THE APPLEDORE COOK BOOK. Boston: Andrew F. Graves, 1880. new edition. 240 pages.+ additional pages of handwritten recipes.
Celia Thaxter. AMONG THE ISLES OF SHOALS. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1889. thirteenth edition. vivid Island life narrative of seasonal changes. by the author of:
AN ISLAND GARDEN. Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1894. Thaxter's garden on Appledore, described. famously painted by Childe Hassam- collection of the Smithsonian.
offered as a set: $350.
Kimika Lyda. IKEBANA INSTRUCTIONS. 2 books. both signed 2x’s by the author, on the book and also the slip case. both are illustrated with black and white photos and linear illustrations.
Vol 1; 175+ pp.
Vol 2; 217pp. card covers with mylar in cardboard slip case. $35.
Sōfū Teshigahara. IKEBANA. New York: Studio Publications Inc., n.d. ca mid1950’s. 80+ pages. no dust jacket. large 13.75 x 10.5”. black and white and color pictures. interesting ideas. $95.
Eleanour Sinclair Rohde. SHAKESPEARE’S WILD FLOWERS FAIRY LORE, GARDENS, HERBS, GATHERERS OF SIMPLES & BEE LORE. London: The Medici Society, 1935. 236 pages. with 5 color plates and numerous black and white illustrations. with a scarce dust jacket. $225.
Mrs. Grieve, F.R.H.S. Bucks (UK), 1911-1925. Bound collection of pamphlets, covering herbs, fungi, soil and its care, culinary herbs, pickles, chutneys, ketchup and herb vinegars, native fruits, vegetables from hedegrows, sweet sebted leaves , roots, fruits and seeds, spices and fragrant gums, roses and potpourri, fragrant flowers, old-fashioned cures. Her issued pamphlets on various aspects of herbs, this book is a bound collection of the pamphlets from Mrs. Grieve’s own personal library. unusual. $ 325.
Stumpf and Polites. DESIGN QUARTERLY 104. Walker Art Center ( Minneapolis), 1977. Photographs by Dick Swift. 40 pages + subscription reply page + folded poster. + kitchen history commentary and thoughts about the Cambridge kitchen, now a permanent exhibit in the Smithsonian Museum- A treasure. $225.
detail ftom the bookcover
Vita Sackville-West. SOME FLOWERS. London: Cobden-Sanderson, 1937. 63 pages. printed paper boards, full page black and white photographs of garden flowers --a lovely collectors copy, $125.
Lady Rosalind Northcote. THE BOOK OF HERBS. London: John Lane: The Bodley Head, 1912. second edition. 212 pages with advertising. scarce in jacket. $175.
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.
PHYSIOLOGIE DU GOUT, OU MEDITATIONS DE GASTRONOMIE TRANSCENDANTE. EDITION ACCOMPAGNEE DES OUVRAGE SUIVANTS TRAITE DES EXCITANTS MODERNES (BALZAC) ANECDOTES ET FRAGMENTS D’HISTOIRE CULINAIRE, PENSEES ET PRECEPTES (RECUEILLIS PAR UN PHILOSOPHE), RECETTES ET FORMULES (PAR UN CORDON BLEU), LA GASTRONOMIE (BERCHOUX) L’ART DE DINER EN VILLE (COLNET). Paris: Charpentier, 1853. bound in decorative boards. $300.