Joanne Hendricks, Cookbooks


488 Greenwich Street  


New York, NY 10013  


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LA VIE ET LA PASSION DE DODIN-BOUFFANT.  Paris: Stock, 1924. Juliette Binoche, as Eugénie, and Benoît Magimel, as Dodin, in “The Taste of Things.”  $100. 



LA PHYSIOLOGIE DU GOÛT. Paris: Jean Budry & Cie., 1926. with Laboureur etching. $600.


LA PHYSIOLOGIE DU GOÛT. Bruxelles: La Boétie, 1947. $400.


Mrs. Harriet J. Willard. FIRST BOOK IN THE ART OF COOKERY. Chicago: Geo. Sherwood & Company, 1886. Book plate from the Private library of J. H. Kellogg M.D., blind stamp on the title page. 63 pages. in LOC. $165. 

Rundell, Maria Eliza  Ketelby. THE EXPERIENCED AMERICAN HOUSEKEEPER, OR DOMESTIC COOKERY, FORMED ON THE PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMY FOR THE USE OF PRIVATE FAMILIES. New York: Johnstone &  Van Norden, 1823. 2 plates 1 folding plate. 216 pages. heavily foxed. many 4 leaf clovers pressed inside this copy. see LOC. see HOLLIS. $450.

G. Richard Garrison and George W, Rustay.  MEXICAN HOUSES A BOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND MEASURED DRAWINGS. New York: Architectural Book Publishing Company, 1930. 1st edition. folio. with a bright jacket that has some tears and chips. 197 pages.  printed inside covers. photographs of courtyards, balustrades, kitchens, windows, roofs, doors and floors, etc. A beautifully designed documentation of a few houses in Mexico. Bright jacket /VG+  Signed by Garrison.  $500. 


Vita Sackville West. SOME FLOWERS.   London: Coben-Sanderson, 1937. first edition. Avid gardener, reknowned writer, infamous personality. a  VG + copy of one of her gardening books- probably the most charmng one.  $400. 


Sommerville Story. PARIS A LA CARTE. A. M Philpot, Ltd: London, n.d. ca. 1922. 220 pgs + advertising. A little guide for the British traveller in Paris. seven chapters from the Apertif Hour to The Little Chapter on Wine, with much inbetween. handwritten notations of meals and restaurants, dated 11 Sept:1923 to 9 May 1929, lunch Au Petit Riche  Radis  Omelette Petits Pois Chateau.  3 for 75e.  with 1 business card, 2 cartes postales, 1 news clipping for La Tour D’Argent from 1928.  $175.


H. Heyraud. LE MANUEL DU RESTAURANT.  Paris: Flammarion, Editeur, 1929. a dictionniare of recipes de  gastronomie courante.  a dictionary with recipes. 426 pages. 2500 recipes. previous owners name on inside front cover, Jean Pachiaudi, 7 A, St. Michel, Monté-Carlo  with a double columned hand written list of restaurants, in Paris, Monté-Carlo, London, Dieppe. $150.



Moreno Cecchini. THE SEAFOOD CUISINE OF ITALY. Sassari: Carlo Delfini, Editore, 1994. in a slipcase, oblong formatted book, with a dust jacket, 322 pages, in English. food displays of incredible beauty and surrealism. excellent/fine copy $250. 



Natalie V. Scott. YOUR MEXICAN KITCHEN. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1935. A Compilation  of Mexican Recipes Practicable in the United States. forward by William Spratling. dedicated to Maria Luisa, Scott’s little maid who brightens her Mexican Kitchen. A very fine, unused 1st edition with a rare bright  dust jacket that has a few little edge tears.  $300. 



 DQ 104. DESIGN QUARTERLY  JULIA'S KITCHEN. Minneapolis: Walker Arts Center, 1977. 40 pages + folded broadside.  Designed by Bill Stumpf and Nicolas Polites. With photographs by Dick Swift. Black and white photographic images of Julia in her kitchen at home, analyzed graphically, architecturally and ergonomically.

Arthur Gray. THE LITTLE TEA BOOK. NY: Baker & Taylor, 1903. 100 pages. A bright, bright copy with the incredibally scarce woven slipcase-- that is in fragile condition. A collection of tea histories. Text within wide page margins, frontis and tissue guard, title page in red and black. A little vanity on the subject of tea. $175.

Henry D. Thoreau. THE SUCCESSION OF FOREST TREES   WILD APPLE  SOUNDS. Houghton Mifflin Company: Boston, 1887. 3 essays in this stiff covered stapled binding. a little worse for wear. deaccessioned with markings, penciled scribble on the front cover, a few penciled notes. with a biographical sketch by Ralph Waldo Emerson. A precious little booklet of essays.  $95.



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. included is an extensive bibliography. 352 pages a very good clean copy in a well preserved jacket. $225.



Peter Lund Simmonds.  THE CURIOSITIES OF FOOD; OR THE DAINTIES AND DELICACIES OF DIFFERENT NATIONS OBTAINED FROM THE ANIMAL KINGDOM. London: Richard Bentley, 1859. decorative blind stamped gilt title on spine. 372 pages. a worldwide mid-nineteenth century study of the meats- fish, crustaceans, animals, thick skinned animals, ruminants- domestic and wild, insects, birds, descriptions of the habitats, islands, north and southern hemispheres, hot and cold terrains-   sometimes there is a description of how it is cooked and served. interestingly a scarce title. $450. 


Nicolas Appert. L’ARTE DE CONSERVER, PENDANT PLUSIERS ANNEES, TOUTES LES SUBSTANCES ANIMALES ET VEGETALES. Paris: Chez Patris et Cie, 1811. deuxieme edition. c. 1810. Bitting 13- the second edition is not mentioned, but the third and the fourth as well as the British edition of 1811, the German translation of 1811 and 1812 and the Swedish edition of 1811. Wildly famous scientific discoveries, in print, spreading from (professional) kitchen to kitchen.  

225 pages, original grey green paper wraps with the paper title on spine, some worming from the back of the book ending in a small hole to p 71. last leaf has the bottom third removed. 

one folding plate after the second title page. a very nice clean copy, holding very well- no loose pages or cracking in the structure of the book. $1500.





Norman Douglas. PANEROS. Florence: G. Orioli, 1930. 166 pages, deckled edges. THE LUNGARNO SERIES. No.5. a lengthy preface followed by some recipes and advice as well as the advice of others knowledgable of the subject + an  INDEX of aphrodisiacs and PERSONS worth noting. a limited 250  this being #157 signed by the author.  $450.

another signed copy    #24.  $450.


Curnonsky. LA TABLE ET L'AMOUR. Paris: La Clé d'Or, 1950. from herbs to liqueurs and all foods in between. toned paper,uncut pages, flexible stiff covers with a decorated jacket. 232 pages. gift inscription on the half title page. $65. 


Pilaff Bey. LA TABLE DE VENUS. Paris: Éditions Denoël, 1954. 227 pages + soupe to sorbet. $125. 



because I like Colette:

Colette Willy. SEPT DIALOGUES DE BÊTES. Paris: Mercure de Paris, 1923. bound in marbled boards 1/4 leather. illustrations by Jacques Nam. $95.


Lowenstein (1954)  50

GALATEO; OR A TREATISE ON POLITENESS AND DELICACY OF MANNERS. Baltimore: George Hill, 1811. 274 pages. text block tight, boards reattached or reinforced. with the carving and trussing illustrations.  $350. 


MRS. SOMERVILLE'S COOKERY AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY. RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED TO THE LADIES OF SCOTLAND. Glasgow: G.Watson, 1862. xlviii + 14 engraved plates + 339 pages + 8 pages of publisher's advertising + 2 inserted recipes one with an address. cracked rear hinge, holding. Yellow end papers. Presumably the first, with an errata sheet. decorative 2 toned title page and decorative frontis. Anglican simplicity avoiding Gallic influence- refinement without extravagance. in the original fine weave, brown cloth binding with gilt stamped title on spine with a thistle motif. 14 pages of engravings. top spine damage with 1 1/2 " chipped away. an owner's signature on FEP appears to be Agnes Gray, 1862. $350.


Georgiana Hill. FOREIGN DESSERTS FOR ENGLISH TABLES: A CALENDAR FOR THE USE OF HOSTS AND HOUSEKEEPERS, CONTAINING RECIPES, BILLS OF FARE, AND DESSERT ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE WHOLE YEAR. London: Richard Bentley, 1862. arranged by the months of the year. the first printing of this title. The title was changed to The Lady’s Dessert Book. $250. 


May Henry and Edith Cohen. THE ECONOMICAL JEWISH COOK: A MODERN ORTHODOX RECIPE BOOK FOR YOUNG HOUSEKEEPERS. etc.. London: Williams, Lea & Co., Ltd., 1923. 5th edition. blue cloth 76 pages. a very good clean and bright copy. Hollis, 3rd ed.  Princeton Library, later ed.  $375. 


ETIQUETTE FOR LADIES; WITH HINTS ON THE PRESERVATION, IMPROVEMENT, AND DISPLAY OF FEMALE BEAUTY.  Philadelphia: Cary, Lea & Blanchard, 1838. scarce first printing. brown polished cloth. gilt title on front cover. LOC, this date. well preserved copy. $325. 


Ambrose Heath. GOOD FISH DISHES. London: Faber & Faber, 1940. dj, bright with some scuffs. fresh and salt water recipes.  $135. 


John A.P. Millett.  HOW DID YOU SLEEP LAST NIGHT. The World’s Work, 1946. d.j.   $60.


MFK Fisher. THE GASTRONOMICAL ME. NY: Duell Sloan and Pearce, 1943. “I”  green cloth, silver lettering, Hurrell photo. DJ  $325.


Miss Leslie. DOMESTIC FRENCH COOKERY, CHIEFLY TRANSLATED FROM THE SUPLICE BARUÉ.  Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1844 (1832). new edition. 120 pages. light foxing. a nice copy.   $265.


Lady Rosalind Northcote. THE BOOK OF HERBS. London: John Lane: The Bodley Head, 1912. second edition. 212 pages with advertising. scarce in jacket. $175. 



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. 



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.