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Joanne Hendricks, Cookbooks

488 Greenwich Street

New York, New York 10013

tel: 212226 5731

Please call if you are making a special trip

or text me: 212 920 9324 

 

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NEW AND OF INTEREST:

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.

 

Lei, Wai-Hing, et al. CHOP SUEY. Boston: Gladys. Smith, 1940. “A Mixture of the Chinese Language, Customs and Culture. Understanding that culture, touching on speech and pronounciation, home decoration, etiquette and customs. 160 pages. flexible cover, with a jacket. bright and clean. $35.

 

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. 

 

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.  

 

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.

 

Julia Child. THE FRENCH CHEF COOKBOOK. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968,  a very clean, bright copy, in a similar jacket.  Recipes from her PBS shows. center pages of photographs. This is a signed on the half-title page copy. Internally clean and bright, deckled edges. shadow of an inscription on the FEP erased. $325.

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.

 

THE PENGUIN ELIZABETH DAVID COOKERY BOOK SET. VG +  $65.

 

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.

 

J. F. Dastur. MEDICINAL PLANTS OF INDIA AND PAKISTAN. Bombay: D. B. Taraporevala Sons & Co., 1962. second edition. 212pages. a good reference in VG condition, easy to read, with explanations for preparation and administration. sold

 

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. 

 

Martha Stewart. HOMEKEEPING HANDBOOK. NY: Clarkson Potter Publishers, 2006. first edition stated. 744 pages. from the basics of hanging laundry on a clothesline to patching a hole in a shirt. Endless information. SIGNED. sold

 

 

Mrs. E. Lord.  THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF LAUNDRY WORK FOR SCHOLARS. London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1898. Fourth edition. 62 pages. blue cloth cover. The value of laundry work as a technical subject, all methods for all cloths. A text book for young girls with a few photographs and  diagrams of folded garments. $50.

 

Caroline Reed Wadhams. SIMPLE DIRECTIONS FOR THE LAUNDRESS. New York & London: Longmans, Green and  Co., 1917. 82 pages of essays covering all aspects  laundry work—assuming the person is a professional laundress, work days and day off, her manners, her room, care of the equipment— hampers and baskets, clothes horses, how to sort, boiling rinsing, wringing, drying, dampening, towels and linens, table linens, lace, wool, etc., etc. in a scarce dust jacket. $400. 

 

 

-SIMPLE DIRECTIONS FOR THE CHAMBERMAID. New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1917. 82 pages. who is qualified, manners, wardrobe, duties of a maid, covering all rooms and closets. in VG with no jacket. color frontis, stamped decorative front cover.  $165.

 

THE LAUNDRY MAID; HER DUTIES AND HOW TO PERFORM THEM. London: Houlston and Sons, [1877]. 96 pages. part of the Houlston Industrial Library. There were 31 titles in that series, covering professional careers of the  household. a bright little copy, stamped decorative cover with gilt, title on spine. 12 chapters covering mangling, starching, implements used in ironing, labour-saving machinery, ink spots and stains, with some illustrations of clotheslines and heating stoves for irons. quite scarce in an original edition. $350.

 

 

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.