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F. Marian McNeill. THE SCOTS KITCHEN. London: Blackie & Sons, 1955. c1929. A very bright jacket with small chips, the book is as new. Inscribed by McNeill, dated May 2, 1957 Edinburgh. Full of recipes, histories, essays and references. $150.

Members of the Chapter. THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF OKLAHOMA CITY COOK BOOK.  Oklahoma City, n.d. ca 1929-30. One of the earliest Junior League cookbooks published. From a website history of this league Jeanne Smythe was a twice serving president from 1929-1931. Inscribed on FEP To Loreen With love From Jeanne  Christmas, 1929. recipes 'by lines' by members listed on the history webpage.

Floral cloth covered boards, heavily scuffed. Some loose pages. scarce copy. $100.

Hilde Deweer and Jack Van Damme. ALL BELGIAN BEERS. LES BIERES BELGES. ALLE BELGISCHE BIEREN. a codex, 1568 pages, illustrated with color photos, and statistics of production. Alphabetically listed and colour coded. $65.


Dexter Mason. THE ART OF DRINKING. OR WHAT TO MAKE WITH WHAT YOU HAVE. NY: Farrar & Rinehart, 1930. Red cloth with black stamped titles with a terrier design on the top. 76 pages of cocktails and canapés. Charming book design. $100. 

Edward S. Morse. JAPANESE HOMES AND THEIR SURROUNDINGS. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1889. 372 pages. decorative front cover, title on spine. City and country houses, with attention to interiors and decoration of the house, and gardens.  Illustrated with drawings by the author. $165.



Catherine Owen. PROGRESSIVE HOUSEKEEPING KEEPING HOUSE WITHOUT KNOWING HOW, AND KNOWING HOW TO KEEP HOUSE WELL. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1889. 180 pages + 12 pages, timely advice, well written.  Scarcer title of Owen. Fine weave cloth cover with stamped title in a type-face of the Arts and Crafts style. $225.

By Several Ladies. THE POCUMTUC HOUSEWIFE  A GUIDE TO DOMESTIC COOKERY AS IT IS PRACTICED IN THE CONNECTICUT VALLEY. Deerfield, 1906. A charitable publication for the Deerfield Academy and the First Church. 56 pages with several pages of advertising.revised printing of 1906. Originally printed in 1805. Flexible covers. 2 staples hold it together. $65.

Receipt. LA PYRAMIDE. lunch with Hermitage. 1960's-70's. $125. 

G. Hennequin. NOUVEAU MANUEL COMPLET DU CHARCUTIER DU BOUCHER ET DE L’EQUARRISSEUR TRAITANT DE L’ELEVAGE MODERNE DU PORC. Paris: Encyclopedie- Roret, 1923. With recipes, equipment illustrations, diagrams of the animals, 390 pages, fold out diagram of the different quality of the meat for the butcher. Table of contents and 36 pages of advertising from the publisher. $165.


Chap book: No.4 PPIZE (sp?) COOK BOOK PRICE 5 CENTS. 16 pages. 10.5 x 7cm inches from Bread to Baked Mutton. One staple. $125.

Georgiana Hill. HOW TO COOK AND SERVE EGGS IN ONE HUNDRED DIFFERENT WAYS. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1866. No edition stated, presumed first. 63 pp + publisher’s advertising. 132 numbered recipes. A good little tightly bound copy, fine linen flexible covers a bit smudged, title on spine— this title, not in Bitting or Cagle. $165.

Shivaji Rao & Shalini Devi Holkar. COOKING OF THE MAHARAJAS. NY: Viking Press, 1975. In excellent condition with a jacket that has a few very tiny nicks. A love story, a cookbook, life was perfect- so I will leave it there. sold

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 insert DESIGN FOR GONDOLA Page 256 present. $350.




Harry Craddock. THE SAVOY COCKTAIL BOOK. 1976. $90.

Ross Wilson. SCOTCH MADE EASY. 1959.  $65.

Jean Lupoiu. COCKTAILS. 1948. $275.

THE A B C OF COCKTAILS. Peter Pauper Press. 1962. $50.


Charles Schumann. AMERICAN BAR. NY, 1995. $65.


“Jimmy” late of Ciro’s. COCKTAILS. Philadelphia. $265.




Ted Saucier. BOTTOMS UP. 1962. $95.

DeGouy. THE COCKTAIL HOUR. 1951. $100.

Lucius Beebe. THE STORK CLUB BAR BOOK. 1946. $325.

3 NEW- to the shop- BOOKS ON PORT:

RUPERT CROFT-Cooke. PORT. London: Putnam, 1957. 17 Chapters covering A Part of English Life to The Bottle Goes Round. History, types of Port and an extra chapter on port-cooking, charts on vintage years. In a bright jacket, almost new. $60.


H. Warner Allen. SHERRY & PORT. London: Constable, 1952. 215 pages of good histories. In vg/vg. $40.


William Todd. PORT HOW TO BUY, SERVE, STORE & DRINK IT. London: Jonathan Cape, 1926. The little bible, in excellent condition, in a dust jacket. illustrated with black and white photographs. $75.

3 Canadian titles:

DR. A. W. Chase. DR. CHASE’S RECIPES; OR INFORMATION FOR EVERYBODY: AN INVALUABLE  COLLECTION OF ABOUT EIGHT HUNDRED PRACTICAL RECIPES FOR MERCHANTS, GROCERS, SALOON-KEEPERS, PHYSICIANS, DRUGGISTS, etc, etc. ALL ARRANGED TO THEIR APPROPRIATE DEPARTMENTS. Second Canadian edition. London, Ontario: E. A. Taylor Booksellers and Stationers, n.d. ca. 1872.  In a good tight binding in ¼ leather with title on spine, pebbled boards. With a previous owners Rufus Powers Sutton Que, signature on the FEP.   $225.

The Ladies of Toronto and Chief Cities and Towns in Canada. THE HOME COOKBOOK. TRIED, TESTED, PROVED.  Toronto: Rose Publishing Company. N.d. ca. between 1883 & 1894. A book with a very checkered and long history of printed editions, see Elizabeth Driver: A Bibliography of Canadian Cookbooks, 1825-1949, pp 322-337, with all its variants.  This copy is a ‘Fiftieth Edition’ and does contain the Carrot Pudding recipe  (Page  197) contributed by Mrs. McMaster, founder of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. A good clean copy, toned papers, owner sig, Louie Mayfair Toronto/82 on the FFP. $175.

Guelph, Ontario. 1916. pasteovers into a Pembroke Conservatory brochure. front cover paste on decoration, date changed for booklet use, 14 pages of densely patched newspaper clippings of cooking, health remedies and household hints.  $95.


PATRIOTIC APRON.  Vintage.  $95.

2 very early Bennington Potters mugs. Stamped David Gil signature. Oval shaped with a very delicate handle. Sold as a pair.  $350.

Something old & borrowed & re-gifted (3 inscriptions)

Edward J. Wood. THE WEDDING DAY IN ALL AGES AND COUNTRIES. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1869. 299 pages + publishers advertising. 19th century history and customs. Gift inscription glued over and earlier inscription on the title page.  In 1 volume. 1st American edition from the British 2 volume edition published in the same year. Worn corners, faded cloth.  $95.

Bertha. NYESTE OG FULDSTAENDIGSTE KOGBOG.  Kristiania: Sophus Kriedts Forlag, n.d. 1890. for small and large households. 206 pp.   $150.

Josefine St. Hilaire and others. BUDAPESTER KOCHBUCH. Budapest: Rob. Lampel. N.d. ca late 19th century. 594 pp. bound in boards with restored endpages. Chromolithed pasteon cover.  Txt in German. $125. 

AMY VANDERBILT'S COMPLETE COOKBOOK. NY: Doubleday & Company, 1961. unused copy VG dust jacket. drawings by Andrew Warhol. above, in my banner, illustration from the book. $65.

VINTAGE FILM PRINT FROM 8 1/2. Anouk Aimee with cigarette and drink & Marcello Mastroianni. $125.

Dali. LES VINS DE GALA. Paris: Draeger, 1977. 1st edition in French.  Notable for the surrealistic depiction of wine… Big, gold, lavish, a fun book. 293 + credits. Solid copy. sold.

--a less solid copy. $250.

-LES DINERS DE GALA.  Paris: Draeger, 1973. 1st French edition. Surreal meals with recipes. $250.

Richard Olney. LULU'S PROVENCAL TABLE. NY: Harper Collins, 1994. 1st edition. SIGNED. "The Exuberant Food and Wine from Domaine Tempier Vineyard" in the south of France. The players have passed, Lulu, Lucien and Olney- Inspirational cooking and writing, photographs by Gail Skoff-and family fotos- blue sky, olive groves, artichokes--  $135.

MRS. BEETON’S PUDDING’S & PIES. TARTS, SOUFFLES, OMELETS AND FRITTERS. London: Ward, Lock & Co., 1920’s. 128 pages + 1 page advertisement.Some of the most charming Beeton’s are these early 20th century volumes of cookery subjects.  A nicely preserved copy, jacket has a large chip from the back, newspaper clipping saved on napkin folding. $125.


THE LITTLE BOOK OF JEWISH COOKERY. London: George Newnes Ltd., (1912).  96 pages.  6 x 9 cm. gold coloring to top edge. Part of a series that were uniform in size. $225.

H. Gribbin.SUITABLE GOODS FOR HOT PLATES. RECIPES FOR MUFFINS, PIKELETS, CRUMPETS, SCONES, &c., &c. London: Maclaren & Sons, Ltd., n.d. [1900]. 52 pages + many pages of advertising of oven and flour producers & other products for the commercial baker.  $65.


Madame Lebour-Fawssett “A Cordon Bleu”. FRENCH COOKERY FOR BEGINNERS. London: H. Virtue and Company, 1899. 486 pages. a good French cookbook of thirty-six chapters that are prefaced by ‘lectures’ of  technique that might include references to other authors and a complete menu for that entree.  Suggesting teal as a flavorful duck, red cabbage is better after a frost has passed over it, utensils best used and general opinions and theories about how to cook, a good cookbook for anyone willing to read a bit about how it is done.  Pretty flowered end papers, a good sturdy copy. $65.


“AUNT BABETTE’S HOME CONFECTIONERY. Chicago: Bloch Publishing & Printing Co., 1893. 38 pages + advertising page by The American Hebrew Publishing & Printing House, The Bloch Pub. & Printing Co. publishers of Hebrew books of every description.  All candy recipes, boiled and unboiled. Cloth covered, flexible card covers – a bit worn, reinforced text block & new end pages.  $95.


James Laver. EATING OUT. London: The Tea Centre, 1947.  16 pages, stapled binding,   paper covers with drawing by Clarke Hutton.  Essay booklet accompanying the exhibition 300 Years of Catering at The Tea Centre. $25.


Oliver Warner. TEA IN FESTIVAL. London: The Tea Centre, ca. 1951. Essays with black and white photographic illustrations. Drawings by Laurence Scarfe.  Near fine copy. $65. 


Mary Hooper. HANDBOOK FOR THE BREAKFAST TABLE. VARIED AND ECONOMICAL DISHES. London: Griffith and Farran, 1873. 64  pages. small green cloth covered boards with stamped decorative front titles. Text block wobbly, exposed mull. With a charming gift inscription:      eggs and various savoury dishes. $75.


MRS BEETON’S COOKERY. 650 RECIPES – 50 ILLUSTRATED. London: Ward, Lock & Co., n.d. ca 1950’s. a clean, bright jacket over a much condensed edition of Beeton. 242 pages+ index + advertising. $50.


H. Gribbin. SUITABLE GOODS FOR HOT PLATES. RECIPES FOR MUFFINS, PIKELETS, CRUMPETS, SCONES, &c., &c. London: Maclaren & Sons, n.d. ca 1900. 52 pages. Industrial sized early 20th century large production hotplates with accompanying recipes for bakeshop baking.  $65. 


Mrs. E.R. Tennent.  HOUSE-KEEPING IN THE SUNNY SOUTH.  Atlanta: Jas. P. Harrison & Co., 1885. 286 pages. a worn copy, restored decorative paste-downs, a repaired copy— covers worn & stained, title is legible.  Virginia Hams, curing hams- using ash and straw as a covering ( I was very fortunate to have once had a gift of a ham cured in this manner- it was from South Carolina and I was a very young NYC homemaker),  to boil a ham, souse, backbone pie, similarly- beef recipes- nose to tail. Mince meat for six pies & blackberry mush. Wine, beer, shrubs & cordials using blackberries,cherries, corn, sweet potato, persimmons, Catawba, scuppernong & apples. a list of all recipe contributors, household hints and keeping poultry in the garden is part of  it. $250.

her obit as follows:

Cobb County GaArchives Obituaries.....Tennent, Mrs E R 1909 ************************************************ Copyright.  All rights reserved. http://www.usgwarchives.net/copyright.htm http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/gafiles.htm ************************************************  File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by: M Little http://www.genrecords.net/emailregistry/vols/00026.html#0006458 October 25, 2008, 3:01 pm 

The Marietta Journal  February 4, 1909 Mrs E R TENNENT, wife of Dr Gil--- TENNENT, died at the family residence, on Atlanta street, on Monday afternoon last, after a brief illness.  This occurrence carried sadness and sorrow to hundreds of people and friends who knew this remarkably brilliant and talented woman who possessed an intellect and culture of a high order.  Gifted as a writer, she was the author of that famous cook book, "Housekeeping in the Sunny South."  Mrs TENNENT was formerly of Paris, Ky., and of a distinguished family.  She was kind-hearted, generous, noble impulses, and was always ready and eager to be of service, or do others a kindness or favor.  As a member of the Presbyterian church, she was loyal and devoted.  Besides her husband, Dr G TENNENT, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs Virgil Odgen WARD, wife of Captain D T WARD, of Franklinton, N. C.  We sympathize with the bereaved in the loss they have sustained.   The funeral services were held Wednesday morning at 10:30 at the family residence, conducted by Dr J H PATTON. 

Buwei Yang Chao. HOW TO COOK & EAT IN CHINESE. Taipei: Book World Company., n.d. 286 pages.  The physician/cookbook author has a Wiki page. This is an unrecorded edition undated, with a bright dust jacket, very clean.  The first edition in WorldCat is 1945 from the John Day Company, NY. Preface by Pearl Buck.  $125.

Laura Thornton Knowles. SOUTHERN RECIPES TESTED BY MYSELF. New York: George H. Doran Company, 1913. A v.good clean copy— $200.


Walter W. Chenoweth. HOW TO MAKE CANDY. NY: The Macmillan Company, 1936. 212 pages, dust wrapper, many photographic illustrations. A VG/VG copy. $65.


M. W. Maigne. LE TRÉSOR DES MENAGES.Paris: p.Lebrigre-Duquesne, Editeur, 1868. 580 pages. a huge compilation of recipes and receipts for cooking and household. In French. Many mementos, clippings, advertising inside. $75.

J. M Erich Weber. PRAKTISCHE KONDITOREI-KUNST. “PRA-KO-KU” DAS GROSSE KONDITOREN-FACHWERK DER WELT. Dresden, 1924. 90 color plates, of cake and pastry designs.  11 ½ x 12 “.   Missing the stencils. Bumped edges and a bit wobbly, still an impressive pastry cookbook. $225.


Georg Steinberger. MODERNE TORTEN- VERZIERUNGEN.  78 MODERNE VORLAGEN EIGENE ENTWURFE MIT KLAREN ERLÅUTERUNGEN.  Bayern, 1910.  Gray cloth covers, 40 color plates, pastel color designs.  12 x12 “ a very clean sturdy copy. With the original cardboard envelope. $375.


A. Heckmann. SUSSE KUNST. Nordhausen: 1930. impressive 'look book' of cakes and pastries with recipes, in German language, 10 x 14". in very good, bright and clean condition. $300.

Lucy W. Bostwick. MARGERY DAW’S HOME CONFECTIONERY. New York: Brentano’s, 1891. Silk cloth with a stamped gold colored bon-bon. 46 pages + blanks.  16mo. A tiny bit of foxing and front cover stain.   Candy making at home, simple recipes, no pictures.  $125.

Mme. Blanche. CAKES FOR WEDDINGS AND ANNIVERSARIES. Self published 1914. Bakery shop brochure with photographs of cakes. 243 East 57th Street, New York. 22 pages, 32mo. Title page, portrait page of Mme. Blanche Le Ralac, pricing page. Shop established in 1904. $150.

Yogi Wassan. SECRETS OF THE HIMALAYAN MOUNTAIN MASTERS AND LADDER TO COSMIC CONSCIOUSNESS. India, 1927.  413 pages.  Essays covering Yogi Wassan Plans; Hindu Yoga Yug; How to Recharge and Vibrate Everything; How I Bathe My Eyes; How I Make Home Made Candy; What Padam Concentration Really Is; The Magnetic Tones; Vibrating Mind Brain; Chant Chart; Maha Atma Bramvidya Brahm Giyan, Vigiyan, Jeven Mukti--many many essays for climbing the ladder included are food recipes and instructions for their preparation. This is a signed copy.

From the web is a small essay about Yogi Wassan, born in the Punjab region of India and immigrated to Portland, Ore., in 1905, and there, worked as a labourer. Finding that sort of work was not his calling, he traveled to Southern California where he developed a cottage industry as a Yogi, and there, had a large following.

Green textured cloth covers with gilt stamped titles, 408 + 5 unnumbered pages of Contents. This copy has a 1939 printers mark x’ed next to the last page. $450.


Tanaquil Le Clercq  THE BALLET COOK BOOK. New York: Stein & Day, 1966. Even if you don’t cook from it, the pictures of the dancers are so captivating. 424 pages, with the distinctive gold jacket.  This is an inscribed copy, with a DJ. Scarce, precious and so evocative of her. sold

Amelia Simmons. AMERICAN COOKERY. NY: Oxford University Press, 1958. A facsimile of the first edition.  a limited edition, in original mylar jacket, in a slipcase. Near fine.  Introductory essay by Mary Tolford Wilson.   a true American cookbook,  with the modern addition of a chemical leavening, pearlash.  $60.


Princess Pamela. SOUL FOOD COOKBOOK. NY: New American Library, Signet, 1969. First printing.  From The Little Kitchen on East 10th Street in NYC.  Recipes on the right side of the open book and a quote from Pamela on the left page. 248 pages, the 1969 paperback was the only printing.  An unused copy. $80.

Mrs. A.P. Hill. HOUSEKEEPING MADE EASY. MRS. HILL’S NEW FAMILY RECEIPT BOOK FOR THE KITCHEN. A PRACTICAL SYSTEM FOR PRIVATE FAMILIES IN TOWN AND COUNTRY. NY: Wm. L. Allison & Co., 1869. C.1867. 427 +7 pages of publisher’s advertising.  A ‘good’ copy. ‘Kitchen’ repairs to the cover, text block firmly anchored to the covers though somewhere in the middle some pages are not plumb to the book.  All pages present. Cooking and household recipes, first aid remedies for home and for those who could have suffered injury in the war.  Damon L. Fowler wrote an introduction
to the 1995 University of South Carolina edition and graciously acknowledges Karen Hess, her guidance and scholarship and vast collection of reference  material. We get a thorough perspective of Mrs. Hill and her rightful place in American cookbook history.

F.S. Bodenheimer. INSECTS AS HUMAN FOOD. The Hague: Dr. W. Junk, Publishers, 1951. Anthropological studies throughout the world. Spiders, ants, beetles, grubs, bees, locusts, stink bugs too. Insect consumption from pre-history to the present day. While there are no recipes, a description of how they were prepared was recorded. An extensive bibliography. 352 pages. in clean tight condition. $175.

FOR A ROUND CUSHION. Hand sewn booklet, with metallic thread. Early 19th century, England, ink designs on watermarked paper, J Green & Son 1829. 14 drawings, 12 in the booklet, one design with a 1 fold page design and another with a 2 fold page design. Suitable for framing.  $95.

NEEDLEWORK SCISSOR PATTERNS. Rubbings made from scissor ends-- an undated journal of 30 pages, 15 pages are of the different patterns--rubbings are on both sides of the page-- with a small fragment insert that appears to be a salesman's example of patterns. undated but early 19th century script. the booklet, itself, has marbelized paper covers-- all a bit grubby, but charming. $125.

VOLLSTÄNDIGES KOCHBUCH FÜR DEUTSCH-AMERIKANISCHE KÜCHE, NEBST EINER ANWEISUNG ZUM TRANCHIEREN, MIT ILLUSTRATIONEN UND EINEM DEUTSCH-ENGLISCHEN VERZEICHNISSE DER SICH AUF DIE KÜCHE BEZIEBENDEN GEGENSTÄNDE. Philadelphia: Loës & Sebald, n.d. (1855-1857). 408 p. numbered recipes of which there are 1134.  From the entry description in Additions and Corrections to Lowenstein’s Bibliography of American Cookery Books, 1742-1860, by William Woys Weaver, it is calculated to these dates based on careful analysis of public records of who was where and when—an incredible amount of sleuthing.  

‘Extremely rare’ tightly repaired, some relics of clippings and 4 written recipes on back paste down.  $350.

Cabinet Card. MINCE PIE. Sitting on a milk glass plate, late 19th century albumen print - 4 ¾ x 3 ¾”  mounted on card 5½ x 6 ½ in total. $150.

Elizabeth Lucas. MRS. LUCAS’S FRENCH COOKERY BOOK.  London: Christophers, 1929.  Easy to follow recipes, if you know what’s what in a kitchen- no illustrations. In dictionary form—a bold type title followed by the steps, making it far easier, I would think, to cook. 231 pages, a little foxing, on the outer page edges, a bright jacket—maybe unused. $75.


N. Beth Bailey. MEAL PLANNING AND TABLE SERVICE. Illinois: The Manual Arts Press, 1924. The etiquette of entertaining-- on a small scale, how to how entertain and the protocol at the table. $45.


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