Lieutenant Colonel Newnham-Davis and Algernon Bastard. THE GOURMET'S GUIDE TO EUROPE. London: Grant Richards, 1903. What he saw and what he ate when he was there. The author of several books of the gastronomical experience. A great tease of the senses by this ‘bachelor Colonel’ who wrote with such passion and hunger. A bright tight copy, with an index. $250.
PAUL REBOUX BOOK OF FRENCH COOKING. LOndon: Thornton Butterworth Ltd., 1929. Translated and adapted by Elizabeth Lucas. $50.
Madame Romaine de Lyon.THE ART OF COOKING OMELETTES. NY: Doubleday & Company, 1963. signed. Mme. Lyon had her own little restaurant on East 61 Street. a fine copy. $165.
Mrs. (Sarah Stickney) Ellis. THE DANGERS OF EATING OUT OR, HINTS TO THOSE WHO WOULD MAKE HOME HAPPY. New York: D,. Appleton & Co., 1843. A cautionary tale of bad moms. - a popular subject in mid- century England. a bit of foxing, tissue guard intact. $65.
Harwood & Callahan. SOUL FOOD. Concord: Nitty Gritty Press, 1969. in VG. oblong shaped paperback. collectible. $200.
RASPBERRIES, CHERRIES, STRAWBERRIES, SALADS, PICNICS, PUDDINGS, COLD SOUFFLES, CUCUMBERS ! BEANS ! SUMMER
Elizabeth David. SUMMER COOKING. London: Museum Press, 1955. first editiion with DJ variant. Illustrations by Adrian Daintrey throughout. a spot or two or three in the test, otherwise very clean and tight and clean. lightly sunned spine. $400.
Mitzi Wagner. COCINA VEGETARIANA. Mexico, 1933. SECOND PRINTING. 20 pages + wraps a very good , unused copy. toned paper. 2 stapled binding. 90 recipes. $100. in Spanish.
Alex Maccabeus. THE RASTA COOK BOOK. Sold through Naturo Products in Vancouver. 1979. cover price of $2. indicating a first printing. A very different edition than the second printing ($2.50) that I had in the shop. The first is 24 pages + the flexible covers. vegetarian recipes. a collage of recipes & illustrations of homeland Jamaican images, famous personalities and heavy advertising. Rare Rastafarian recipes. $375.
Nahiko Emori and Sau Asahitani. CHASHITSU. Asahi Simbunsha, n.d. published after WWII. in dust jacket. With an English introduction explaining the tea ceremony with respect to the actions, the history, the atmosphere with in the room, the pleasure and enjoyment of the ceremony, the decorations of the room, and finally the authors added "the taking of the photographs ….started in 1935 and that some of the original rooms presented have been destroyed during the war. Accordingly, these pictures constitute invaluable documentary records of celebrated tea-rooms that can be handed down to posterity.”
beautifully documented with deep, warm, black and white photographs. garden vegetation, rooms, fences, gates, furniture and decorative objects, interiors and exteriors.
an incredibly beautiful aesthetic. scarce. In a dust jacket. $250.
Olga Hartley and Mrs. C.F. Leyel. LUCULLUS THE FOOD OF THE FUTURE. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1926. A fine little copy in a good plus jacket. 77 pages plus 20 pages of publisher's advertising. a personal essay on food and water and bringing it into the future for generations to come. $150.
NOTHING TO DO WITH COOKING
William A. Woodbury. HAIR DRESSING AND TINTING. New York: G. W. Dillingham Company, 1915. 85 pages + advertising. with a dust wrapper. illustrations and valuable formulas. for the home experimenter. scarce. $165.
Aage Thaarup and Dora Shackell. HOW TO MAKE A HAT. London: Cassell & Company Ltd, 1957. first publication. 96 pages. with dust wrapper. $60.
Thomas D. Gratz. PALMISTRY MADE EASY. Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co., 1909. 57 pages. illustrated paper covered boards with a blue cloth covered spine. illustrated line drawings. entertaining. $95.
Frances Sheafer Waxman. A SHOPPING GUIDE TO PARIS AND LONDON. New York: McBride, Nast & Company, 1912. 108 pages. d.j. $250.
THE FOOD INSECTS NEWSLETTER. 15 issues. Published at the Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin. 15 issues. each 8 pages. 4 mimeographed issues, 11 original issues. keeping the interest current, with programs, books, articles and addresses- pre-on 'line subscriptions' first volume July 1988. $150.
SIMPLE COOKING. 28 issues. Spring 1985 - Jan/Feb. 1996. 7 ‘xeroxed’ the rest original newsletter. food essays and recipes. $45.
Thorne & Thorne. COOKBOOK. THE FOOD BOOK REVIEW FOR COOKS WHO LOVE TO READ. 15 issues. Missing #9. 1992-1994. $25.
EASY COOKING WITH GREAT CHEFS. exec. editor Daniel Boulud. 1988-1989. $20.
THE ART OF EATING. Edward Behr, editor. quarterly letters. 1998-1994. 20 Issues. $65.
Joseph A. Lambeth. LAMBETH METHOD OF CAKE DECORATION AND PRACTICAL PASTRIES. London: Virtue and Company Limited, 1936. First edition stated. 308 pages + advertising. A very nice copy with firm binding, no pencil marks or stains, with inserted DESIGN FOR GONDOLA Page 256 present. $350.
Bohun Lynch. THE ITALIAN RIVIERA ITS SCENERY CUSTOMS & FOOD. London: George Harrap & Co., 1927. 1 folding map, illustrated with photographs. + a very selective bibliography. $90.
R. Rovetta. INDUSTRIA DEL PASTIFICIO. Milano: Ulrico Hoepli, 1951. 674 pages. flexible covers. Great Italian design. Macaroni production. Folding plates and diagrams. $200.
Hinde,Cecilia H. FLOURY FINGERS. London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1967, c.1962. 128 pages. charming, in rather good condition. mostly baking cakes, tarts and other sweets. A few chapters on sandwiches. $60.